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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.

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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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US Government
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July 2021

The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has illustrated the devastating effects that a global pandemic can have on all facets of our society. We must do better to prepare for and respond to future pandemics and biological incidents. Per Executive Order (EO) 14001, “On a Sustainable Public Health Supply Chain,” the enclosed public health supply chain resilience strategy aims to design, build, and sustain a long-term capability in the United States to manufacture supplies for future pandemics and biological threats.

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The Boston Globe
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July 10, 2021

A collection of readers' responses to a recent set of Opinion pieces that ran under the heading 'Do diversityequityinclusion initiatives.. Professor Yossi Sheffi submitted his opinion to the Boston Globe a few days previously. 

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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.