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Blown Away on a Container Ship

Bill’s Building Blocks Blown Away on a Container Ship - April 2021 A modern three-story building stands at the corner of Export and Calcutta streets a quarter mile from Marsh Street and across from the Port Newark Container Terminal.  This is The Seamen’s Church Institute.  T...

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Supply Chain Transparency

By William T. Walker, CFPIM, CSCP-F, CLTD-F, CIRM  March 2021 On the demand side: The Washington Post’s covid-vaccine-states-distribution-doses website reported that in New Jersey 1.33 million had received first doses out of 7.17 million people eligible (Feb 28th).  Accordin...

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Trust Makes The World Go Round

By William T. Walker, CFPIM, CSCP-F, CLTD-F, CIRM  February 2021 Download PDF Version Here. The word went out that beginning 11am on Sunday eligible folks could schedule their Covid-19 vaccinations on the State of New Jersey Covid-19 website, covid19.nj.gov. During the first few ...

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Refining Raw Materials

By William T. Walker, CFPIM, CSCP-F, CLTD-F, CIRM  January 2021 Download PDF Version Here. Coming off the Covid pandemic sometime in 2021 should cause us to refocus on the basic ideas underlying our supply chains. When I teach about multi-echelon supply chains at NYU, I rarely de...

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The Missing Connection

By William T. Walker, CFPIM, CSCP-F, CLTD-F, CIRM  December 2020 Download PDF Version Here. Sometime between midterms and finals university students tend to lose their focus on academics. This year seemed particularly bad with Covid-19.  My best students slipped in their gra...

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