Podcast: Ben Cook – COO of MedMen


He has gone from being the Director of Supply Chain & Logistics at Apple, building the supply chain for iPhones and iPads, to leading the supply chain at Target, then Walmart, and now to shipping weed! It’s 2028… what is MedMen up to and what does the cannabis industry look like? Priyanka talks to Ben Cook – COO of MedMen – the largest cannabis company in the US.

In Logistics, the Last Few Feet are as Important as the Last Mile

Enterra Insights

The staff at Supply Chain 24/7 notes, “In response to today’s online-buying, smartphone-wielding consumer that expects a seamless, faster purchasing journey, [a study published by Zebra Technologies] revealed that 78 percent of logistics companies expect to provide same-day delivery by 2023 and 40 percent anticipate delivery within a two-hour window by 2028.”[2]. There are 5,280 feet in a mile.

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Why Energy Supply Chains are Transitioning to Renewables


Royal Dutch Shell has been developing a hydrogen fuel cell program that offers alternatives for passenger vehicles and perhaps even rail, commercial transport trucks, shipping, and heavy industry. In this article: Market factors that are prompting investment in renewables by upstream energy.

2020 Challenges and Solutions for HVAC Distributors


The HVAC industry is already highly competitive and is predicted to grow 13% through 2028. At minimum, inventory management includes sourcing from the right suppliers, accounting for lead times as well as their ability to fulfill orders, storing and shipping inventory, and continually analyzing and reordering. Market Trends for the HVAC Industry. The HVAC industry is unforgiving to distributors who are not on top of their game.

Targeting Generation Z Consumers, Part 2

Enterra Insights

Combined those groups will make up roughly 70% of the global population by 2028. ” To underscore the fact that Gen Z consumers want convenience, Jamie Grill-Goodman reports, “A majority of Gen Z shoppers want grab-and-go stores (55%), virtual try-on for clothing and glasses (46%), in­teractive shoppable screens (50%), home delivery by Uber-like services (45%), order-only stores where products are only shipped to your home (41%), and in-home product order buttons (42%).

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Understanding the Challenges Facing Aerospace and Defense Manufacturing Firms

USC Consulting Group

That success is expected to continue over the next decade, as the industry expands apace to surpass the $8 trillion mark by 2028, per analysts for Boeing. That said, these experts also warned that retaliatory duties from other countries could hurt Boeing’s sales, as the company was known for shipping around 70% of its finished planes overseas, including 20% to China.