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The Daily Reckoning
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June 15, 2022

The term ‘supply chain’ is just a name that we give to a nexus of logistics, inputs, processes, transportation, packaging, distribution, marketing, customer relations, vendor relations, and human capital, which together support the supply and demand of every physical, digital, intellectual, or artistic artefact on the planet and in space. The supply chain is everywhere.

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USA Today
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March 24, 2022

Supply chain bottlenecks that are disrupting deliveries to shoppers and businesses – while driving inflation to 40-year highs – mostly have been traced to pandemic-driven worker shortages at factories, ports and warehouses. But some top analysts say there’s a bigger culprit: You.

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Parcelmonitor
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March 24, 2022

Professor Yossi Sheffi is featured in the number one spot of this list due to his research, academic success, and foremost expertise in the supply chain industry. 

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Enterra Solutions
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March 17, 2022

Environmental sustainability in the supply chain is top of mind for consumers, and a brand that fails to hold itself responsible risks reputational damage that will affect the bottom line... It’s easy to criticize a company that isn’t making environmentally-conscience business decisions, but it’s also unconscionable for a company to make a decision against the best wishes of its stakeholders.

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The Augmented Podcast
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March 9, 2022

This week on Augmented Podcast, we are in conversation with Yossi Sheffi (@YossiSheffi), Director, MIT Center for Transporation and Logistics (@MITSupplyChain) He joins us for episode 68 of Season Two of Augmented Podcast. The topic is: Industrial Supply Chain Optimization. Augmented reveals the stories behind the new era of industrial operations, where technology will restore the agility of frontline workers. Technology is changing rapidly. What’s next in the digital factory?

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Logistics Viewpoints
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February 25, 2022

I thought I understood all the major supply chain implications of the pandemic until I began reading Yossi Sheffi’s new book The New (Ab)Normal: Reshaping Business and Supply Chain Strategy beyond Covid-19. Jim Hackett, the CEO of Ford at the time, was quoted as saying: “We didn’t realize there was an off switch.

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The American Prospect
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February 8, 2022

The pandemic shattered the fine art of moving stuff from your fingertips to the front door. Purchases of food, household supplies, and over-the-counter medicines exploded when COVID-19 lockdowns spread across the globe... This triggered severe strains at every level of the nation’s transportation and logistics system.. This has led to a mad scramble for storage, a warehouse space race. 

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MIT CTL
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January 31, 2022

Join MIT Global SCALE Connect for an in-depth conversation with Paul Granadillo, SVP Global Supply Chain at Moderna. MIT Professor Yossi Sheffi speaks with Paul about how the pandemic vaccine response reshaped manufacturing, business, and supply chains at Moderna.

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NBC News
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January 26, 2022

Shelves at the pet food aisle are looking bare recently, leaving some pet owners scrambling to find the foods their animals need. It's a shortage issue that stems from the global supply chain woes that continues to affect nearly every industry, including pet products. "Demand for goods started going through the roof," noted Yossi Sheffi, director of the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics and a chain supply professor. Sheffi said the pandemic has led to an increase in pet adoptions, and therefore an increase in pet spending.

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Weekly Biz
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January 6, 2022

Professor Yossi Sheffi, one of the world's leading scholars in the field of supply chain management. Regarding the cause of the global supply chain crisis triggered by the novel coronavirus pandemic, Professor Sheffi said, “The Federal Reserve (the central bank of the United States) can solve trillions of dollars right away with a single signature, but parts or finished products can cost thousands of miles.