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Managing Logistics for The World’s Largest Company with Gary Sostack

The Logistics of Logistics

While putting myself through school, I got a part-time job at JFK airport which opened my eyes to logistics. Right out of college, I worked at a logistics company in Atlanta. It’s Saudi Aramco. Combined, they’re still not as big as Saudi Aramco. [06:32] 06:32] What were some of the projects you worked on with Saudi Aramco? We also searched for people with the best ideas and moved them to Saudi Arabia.

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

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And in countries like Saudi Arabia, every container must go through inspection. Being a former geo-marketing manager, I can tell you that a global view of operations can help you appreciate the people and logistics necessary to get goods from one location to another. After all, the more you know about an item’s origin — and what it takes to get it to your warehouse — the easier it becomes to identify any middlemen that might be artificially elevating the price of goods.

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

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And in countries like Saudi Arabia, every container must go through inspection. Being a former geo-marketing manager, I can tell you that a global view of operations can help you appreciate the people and logistics necessary to get goods from one location to another.