Generation Gap Radio. Random, raunchy comedy, current events and reviews of everything. Generation Gap Radio covers a lot of controversial topics and fantastic discussions. Hosted by "McFly" & Omar, two guys in their twenties with twisted standpoints on life. New guests every week with new stories from all forms of life.
The SupplyChainBrain Podcast features in-depth conversations with industry practitioners, academics, consultants and other experts on every aspect of supply-chain management and international trade. Available for streaming or downloading. Host: Bob Bowman, Editor-in-Chief of SupplyChainBrain.
For e-tailers selling their wares on Amazon.com, a lot of obstacles stand in the way of success — sometimes even Amazon itself. Read more.
Healthcare is facing a potential cybersecurity crisis.
When it comes to efficient distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine and other drugs, the pharmaceutical supply chain is falling short. Read more.
Blame the glitches in rolling out COVID-19 vaccines on any number of factors, but is there a quick solution to the obstacles encountered on the distribution end? Read more.
It takes more than the issuance of sincere P.R. statements to ensure real diversity in the business world today. Read more.
If you’re a business that’s outsourcing services, don’t think for one moment that you’re shedding responsibility for the health and safety of a vendor’s staff when they show up on your premises. Read more.
The failure of consumers to recycle their personal devices could lead to shortages of the precious metals needed to build new products. Read more.
Many of the supply-chain shortages caused by the coronavirus pandemic have one thing in common: a lack of plastic and cardboard containers to put them in. Read more.
The coronavirus pandemic has uncovered some unpleasant truths about the inability of global supply chains to withstand a disruption of such size and scope. Read more.
Retailers selling over the internet can’t hope to compete without a reliable and effective direct-to-consumer (DTC) model for fulfillment. But setting one up is anything but easy. Read more.
If U.S. manufacturing is to compete with cheap overseas production, it needs to attract a younger workforce with technology chops. Read more.
In an economic downturn, how do smaller businesses gain access to liquidity, which often isn’t available to them at any price? Read more.
The humble conveyor is no longer the symbol of warehouse automation. The robots are here. Read more.
The coronavirus pandemic has plunged the U.S. and global economies into dire straits. Read more.
The 17 “rare earth” minerals that are essential to so many high-tech products today, from electric cars to magnets and military systems, aren’t literally rare, but their mining and production is. Read more.
Is the word “omnichannel” another way of saying “spoiled consumer”? Read more.
Easier said than done: that pretty well describes the task of shifting manufacturing out of China and back to the United States. Read more.
As a tool for managing key activities throughout the supply chain, has blockchain come of age? Or is it still mired in hype? Read more.
Artificial intelligence is everywhere in global business today, especially in the supply chain. But what exactly is this thing called “AI”? Read more.
Most of us fashion ourselves as rational beings, willing to change our minds when presented with facts that contradict our position. What a lovely fantasy. Read more.
Have the U.S. and China progressed from a trade war to a cold war? Read more.
Each year, 1.3 billion tons of food are lost or go to waste — and a third of those losses occur in transit. Read more.
Spending patterns in the transportation industry are a good barometer of the condition of the economy at large — but the results can be murky. Read more.
With the pandemic disrupting global supply chains, should decades of just-in-time and Lean manufacturing practice be thrown out the window? Read more.
The pandemic didn’t launch the retail industry on the road to radical transformation. But it unquestionably sped the journey up. Read more.
For businesses today, merely surviving the pandemic and economic downturn is tough enough — but not enough. Read more.
The post-pandemic age will require a whole new way by which employers recruit, hire and retain talent. Read more.
Far from slowing down cyber thieves, the coronavirus pandemic presents them with ever greater opportunities to hack into networks. Read more.
If we didn’t think supply-chain risk management was all-important before, we know it now. Read more.
Memo to shippers: Do you know where your container is? Read more.
With the arrival of 5G cellular networks comes a whole new level of cyber risk, and a heightened need to protect against hackers, attackers and spies. Read more.
The coronavirus pandemic has revealed the need for breaking the United States’ dependence on manufacturing in China and other countries. Read more.
Supply chains today are in survival mode. Amid all the chaos, though, they need to get a clear idea of the challenges they’re facing. Read more.
The amount of truck capacity running around in the freight marketplace varies widely, but one common dilemma persists: too much empty space. Read more.
Data is everywhere. So why can’t we easily answer the question on the lips of companies and consumers alike: “How’s my product doing?” Read more.
Even if the coronavirus pandemic is winding down — and we’re not entirely sure that it is — we still face the prospect of a deep and prolonged economic downturn. Read more.
The coronavirus pandemic is offering manufacturers a rare opportunity to reduce their dependence on sourcing from China. Read more.
We “play” games. Can we also do our work with them? Read more.
Exit NAFTA. Enter USMCA — the new United States-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement. How does it affect shipments between the U.S. and Canada? Read more.
Proponents of blockchain for the supply chain talk it up as the miracle technology for ensuring the security and reliability of business transactions. Yet it’s been slow to take hold. Read more.
Trying to predict demand or supply capabilities in a time of economic crisis “is like trying to catch a falling, disease-infected knife — in the dark.” Read more.
For e-tailers today, it’s tough enough staying in the race with Amazon.com for customer-service excellence — let alone winning it, and making a profit in the bargain. Read more.
The coronavirus pandemic has thrown global sourcing strategies into chaos. Will it result in a return of some manufacturing to the U.S.? Read more.
Economic experts have warned for years about the dangers of rising corporate, personal and government debt. Combined with the coronavirus pandemic, is this what will cause the next recession? Read more.
The coronavirus pandemic has made the importance of practicing effective supply-chain risk management painfully evident. Read more.
The coronavirus pandemic could result in some permanent changes to the way in which global supply chains operate. Read more.
In the five years since its unveiling, China’s massive Belt and Road Initiative has undergone dramatic change. Read more.
Even if it’s brought under control soon, the coronavirus promises to have a serious impact on global supply chains for months. Read more.
China, Japan and South Korea rely far more heavily on robots for manufacturing and distribution than does the U.S. Read more.
What is this thing called a warehouse? Read more.