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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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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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Supply Chain Management Review
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October 29, 2021

The race to deliver a Covid-19 vaccine has been likened to a moonshot, but in several ways landing a man on the moon was easier. In his new book “A SHOT IN THE ARM: How Science, Engineering, and Supply Chains Converged to Vaccinate the World,” MIT Professor Yossi Sheffi recounts the vaccine’s extraordinary journey from scientific breakthroughs to coronavirus antidote and mass vaccination. And he explores how the mission could transform the fight against deadly diseases and other global-scale challenges. 

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Big News Network
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October 29, 2021

With rising costs and bare shelves across the country, the jam could derail the holiday shopping season this year with shipping delays and fewer gift options. No immediate solution to this multifactorial mess is on the horizon yet, experts have said. While the issue has emerged quite recently, it exposes long-standing bottlenecks facing U.S. infrastructure. 

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Hellenic Shipping News
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October 26, 2021

The U.S. government’s broad social spending, the country’s aging infrastructure, and global supply chain disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have jointly contributed to the ongoing supply chain crisis in the United States, said leading U.S. expert Dr. Yossi Sheffi. 

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Consumer Report
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October 20, 2021

Experts say all holiday shoppers would be wise to get a head start on their holiday shopping this year. Escalating supply chain disruptions will delay the arrival of presents—if you can get them at all.

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UST Global
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September 14, 2021

Yossi Sheffi coined the term Resilient Enterprise in 2007, highlighting how companies that build resilience into their operations - from supply chain to technology and talent - could gain a competitive advantage over their competitors.