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Mecalux
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January 2022

Mecalux sat down with Professor Yossi Sheffi, Director of the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics, to talk about how Covid-19 is reshaping businesses and supply chains -and what's coming next. 

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MIT News
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December 22, 2021

Professor Yossi Sheffi spoke with David Pogue of CBS Sunday Morning about what’s causing supply chain breakdowns. "The underlying cause of all of this is actually a huge increase in demand,” says Sheffi. 

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EETimes
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December 12, 2021

Being tasked to manage risk in the supply chain as a job title is relatively new; Resilinc CEO, Bindiya Vakil, took classes from Yossi Sheffi, author of “The Resilient Enterprise,” which talked about supply chain risk in the aftermath 9/11 crisis. One case study in the book included the Philips fab fire caused a massive disruption that led to the exit of Nokia Ericsson from the handset market.  “It was $300 million in revenue impact. It changed the competitive landscape, and it was one fire.”

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Logistics Management
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November 30, 2021

Each December, the focus of the issue is our annual Executive Guide to Supply Chain Resources. This is a comprehensive guide to services, products and educational opportunities targeted specifically to supply chain professionals. 

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NexStar News
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November 29, 2021

President Joe Biden met with CEOs of different grocers and major retailers on the supply chain and inflation issues during holiday shopping. “The business leaders gathered here today represent a broad swath of American shopping,” Biden said. Companies like Best Buy, Food Lion, Samsung, Kroger, Walmart and more were there.

“Companies have their own interests in making the supply chain work because otherwise, they’ve got nothing to sell,” MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics Director Yossi Sheffi said.

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Supply Chain Management Review
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November 24, 2021

Most of us know that the COVID vaccines from Moderna, Pfizer and J&J were developed, approved and rolled out to the public in record time, and on a global basis. But few of us understand the heroic effort that happened behind the scenes to make this a reality.

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MIT Sloan Management Review
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November 23, 2021

As the tumult of 2020 continues into 2021, people are looking for illumination. How is COVID-19 reshaping supply chains, and what can we learn from the vaccine rollout? What will work look like going forward, and how can we succeed while working remotely?

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The Logistics Tribe
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November 17, 2021

This episode of The Logistics Tribe is hosted by Marco Prüglmeier, with guest Dr. Yossi Sheffi, and covers a wide spectrum of topics: the Semiconductor shortage, supply chain disruptions during COVID, climate change, globalization and the role technology can play to tackle all of those issues.

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JD Supra
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November 16, 2021

Consumers strategically making their lists and hitting the malls a month ahead of time are hopeful to avoid an expected shortfall of gift options. “If you don’t order stuff ahead of time, you may not have it,” Yossi Sheffi, of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Center for Transportation and Logistics, says in a Consumer Reports article titled “Experts Agree: Get Your Holiday Shopping Done ASAP.” “We always see those pictures of people who are going two days before Christmas t

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Container Mag
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November 10, 2021

Maersk North America’s warehousing and distribution (WnD) business has signed an agreement with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Center for Transportation & Logistics (MIT CTL) to accelerate the company’s supply chain solutions and expand its capabilities through research across North America.