This map shows every bridge in the United States….and it’s incredible

The Network Effect

This map, prepared by Wonkblog and based on data by the National Bridge Inventory, shows every highway bridge in U.S. We’ve shared other maps in the past that help explain today’s global supply chain.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?


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Supply chain risks: The knowable unknowns that can hurt your supply chain!


by Dr. Madhav Durbha CSX, one of the only two railroad operators in the USA that handles nearly all the shipments that move by train east of the Mississippi River has been experiencing serious challenges since the month of May.

New Supply Chain Management for Omnichannel


Inventory is a buffer to uncertainty. And the longer the time, the more the uncertainty—and the more the inventory. Many companies struggle with inventories for multichannel sales. No matter what and how many channels, inventory should flow.

Justifying Investments in Risk Avoidance

Supply Chain @ MIT

Insurance companies face this issue when selling disruption insurance, or when trying to convince manufacturers to reduce both the likelihood and impact of business interruptions through measures such as increasing inventory levels and developing alternative suppliers. Relief and resilience.

Bio-based Products Future is Promising, but Hurdles Exist

Supply Chain View from the Field

We were surprised to find that many states with the highest Location Quotients were not states that are typically associated with the biofuels economy, including Oregon, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Mississippi, Alabama, Maine, and others. The global apparel sector’s effort resulted in the development of the Higg Index, a universally accepted LCA tool and life cycle inventory database.