Rational thinking and the most fundamental management theory teachings will tell us that some central management or coordination is vital, therefore the role of the federal government is essential. Without question, in the coming months, through the unfortunate period of COVID-19 and over the next several years there will be an extraordinary level of attention paid to these issues. Supply chain management will be a sexy and hot topic. We need collaborative leadership - from industry and clearly from government. We can all do a lot better.
By Lois Yates|2020-03-26T17:08:30-07:00March 26th, 2020|
As the country’s elected leaders consider a sweeping package of coronavirus emergency relief measures, there is one critical component of the logistics sector of the economy that is pleading for consideration –air freight forwarders.
Coronavirus in Asia: There is a very real worry about manufacturing ramp-up after the Chinese New Year period which is ending today. International travel has been restricted and the cascading impacts on production and logistics are just going to become more evident this week.
The recent article written in American Shipper entitled "US Class I railroads eye intermodal lane opportunities" highlights evolving market changes that are causing new intermodal market interest from the Class 1 railroads. GLDPartners sees this opportunity first-hand from the perspective of our client supply chain work & in our project investment work around several going and proposed inland port projects.