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Mecalux
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September 2021

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. Covid-19 has taught us several things about supply chains. First of all, we learned that the general media — including major publications in the U.S. and Europe — know very little about supply chains. The media tend to catastrophize everything..

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Fol:In
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August 5, 2021

Professor Yossi Sheffi of MIT University is a scholar in the field of ESG. I asked him, who wrote a book called Balancing Green on a related topic, 'the proper way to practice ESG.' He emphasized the importance of consumer awareness. Businesses and governments can take meaningful action only when consumers recognize the impact of their consumption on the environment and change their behavior.

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Supply Chain Brain
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August 17, 2021

In his book The Power of Resilience: How the Best Managed Companies Manage the Unexpected, MIT’s Yossi Sheffi describes the rising vulnerability on all sides of the supply chain: more distance, more players, more variety, more technology, more complexity. Companies must look to their chief supply chain officers to ensure that the supply chain is resilient to disruption. For many businesses, supply chain disruption is the largest operational risk.

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The Logistics World
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July 13, 2021

A book review for the newly publish Spanish edition of The New (Ab)Normal: Reshaping Business and Supply Chain Strategy Beyond Covid-19

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Los Angeles TImes
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June 29, 2021

After a year of 600,000-plus dead due to the criminal leadership of the previous administration, 20,000 people murdered, close to 40,000 people dying in road accidents every year and maybe over a hundred people dying in a building collapse in Florida, I do not see worrying about what could have been if somebody did eat a razor... 

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Los Angles Business Journal
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June 21, 2021

As the Port of Los Angeles announces (on June 10, 2021) that it is now the first port in the western hemisphere to process over 10 million containers over a one year period, one can’t help but wonder why so many containers are being processed in such a short period of time.  

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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June 13, 2021

Professor Yossi Sheffi .. has pointed out that trucking delays exacerbate problems across the entire logistics system, and that a binding constraint on trucking capacity is the availability of drivers themselves. He suggests, among other steps, loosening federal regulations so that potential drivers are no longer disqualified solely because of previous marijuana use. The broader point is that many efforts could be made to address logistical chokepoints that are behind at least a significant part of the recent inflation spike.

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Newsy
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June 10. 2021

Yossi Sheffi, a professor at MIT and an expert with deep knowledge of America's supply chain, talks to Newsy about the ongoing supply shortages, and why building new infrastructure right now could make it much worse.

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Logistics Management Magazine
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May 10, 2021

“Clearly, the pandemic pushed companies to use more digital tools to run their supply chains,” says Yossi Sheffi, Ph.D., an MIT professor and director of the university’s Center for Transportation and Logistics.

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CNN Politics
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April 11, 2021

There have been numerous stories in recent days about problems with the supply chain as the economy starts back up after last year's unprecedented shutdowns. Everything is connected and a hiccup here or there can cause delays and price increases for you and me.