Learn How to Take Control of Shipping Spending

Stop assuming. Start saving. Learn what you’re overlooking in your shipping and how to take control of your spending. We all make assumptions from time to time. Just don’t let them cost you. Things are changing every day in the shipping industry, and if you’re holding tight to any outdated ways, you’re probably paying too …

Book Summary: American Turnaround – Reinventing AT&T and GM and the Way to Do Business by Ed Whitacre and Leslie Cauley

Ed Whitacre, the former CEO of AT&T and GM, teams up with writer Leslie Cauley on this entertaining, informative autobiography. Under Whitacre’s management, Southwestern Bell became AT&T, and GM traveled from bankruptcy to profitability within 16 months. Filled with anecdotes and asides, this is no ordinary business book. Pithy phrases defining his basic management principles …

Book Summary: Ackoff’s Best His Classic Writings on Management by Russell L. Ackoff

This book collects provocative, insightful essays by Russell L. Ackoff, architect turned city planner turned behavioral scientist turned professor. True to his convictions about systems thinking, his pieces form a coherent whole. Like a successful system, the whole of this book is greater than the sum of its parts. And what parts: the roots of …

Article Summary: The Modern Supply Chain Is Snapping, The coronavirus exposes the fragility of an economy built on outsourcing and just-in-time inventory

Can’t find your favorite shampoo or toothpaste in the store anymore? Blame the modern supply chain. Indeed, the coronavirus crisis has revealed how fragile our global supply chains have become. Find out why so many Western manufacturers today are left scrambling to find crucial ingredients and components for their products in today’s summary: