Shipping Disruption and Global Supply Chains

Global supply chains disrupted as record-breaking queues of container ships are stalled outside major ports A myriad of container ships, like the one pictured above, remain stranded outside American ports. Accordingly, the shipping disruption continues to shake global supply chains and attracts international news. Moreover, cargo vessels contain goods that millions of consumers rely on from their [...]

By | 2021-10-19T17:14:59+00:00 October 20th, 2021|Categories: ecommerce, Fulfillment, Inventory, Shipping|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Shipping Disruption and Global Supply Chains

Container Ships and Supply Chain

Crisis at Sea: Container Ships disrupt Supply Chains Across America Retailers around the world may no longer ignore the global container ship and supply chain disruption. In a recent article, Esquire magazine cites an "ongoing traffic jam of huge ships off the California coast."  The article estimates hundreds of miles of ships are stranded at [...]

By | 2021-10-12T17:25:51+00:00 October 13th, 2021|Categories: Fulfillment, Inventory, Shipping|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Container Ships and Supply Chain

The Importance of Operations Management

The Importance of Operations Management While the ever expanding online space welcomes thousands of new entrepreneurs each year the importance of operations management remains critical. That said, the more astute business person will want to know the difference between supply chain and operations management. Often, however, there is little difference between the two organizational concepts. The most succinct [...]

The Company Supply Chain

What is the Company Supply Chain? The Supply Chain means different things to different business models but everyone agrees on its importance to success. In our e-commerce driven economy, especially given the challenges of the ongoing pandemic, understanding your supply chain defines profit. The company supply chain is a matrix or network between a customer and [...]