The Importance of Transparency in Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

The article cites Dr. Darren Prokop, of the University of Anchorage Alaska, who explains supply chain visibility involves seeing “a particular activity with access to information at selected nodes.” performance-based metrics. In the information age, it’s difficult to hide things you would prefer to remain undiscovered. This is as true for businesses as it is for individuals.

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Fed up with cargo congestion, freight forwarders flee O’Hare airport

The Supply Chain Journal

in 2020 to more than 2 million metric tons and freighter flights increased 25% to 30,399, according to the Chicago Department of Aviation.

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FreightWaves Classics: I-17 serves Arizona’s ever-growing population

The Supply Chain Journal

Metrics include having controlled access, design speeds of 50 to 70 miles per hour depending on terrain, a minimum of two travel lanes in each direction, 12-foot lane widths, a 10-foot right shoulder, and a 4-foot left shoulder.”.

Cargo-in-cabin innovation remains popular for some airlines

The Supply Chain Journal

Emirates has operated more than 3,100 flights with cargo on seats and in overhead bins of Boeing 777-300 aircraft, transporting more than 11,000 metric tons over the past year through early May, it said in a news release.

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Podcast: Roberto Reichard on Reducing the Carbon Footprint of Capital Projects


I joined their global projects group and went to Alaska to lead a project. Back when I was working in data centers we invented a metric that we used to calculate the efficiency of that data center.

What are America’s Most Inventive Cities?


In fact, in the 52 years covered by this data, California inventors have been issued more patents than the 33-lowest-patent-earning states (Maryland through Alaska in our ranking) combined! The Northwest came in second, remarkably close to the West in every metric.