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Time to Get Operational

By William T. Walker, CFPIM, CSCP-F, CLTD-F, CIRM  April 2020 Download PDF Version Here. Listening to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo give his daily coronavirus briefing makes one appreciate that this governor really understands supply chain operations! Over several briefings he has cl...

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Did You Get A Time Slot?

By William T. Walker, CFPIM, CSCP-F, CLTD-F, CIRM  May 2020 Download PDF Version Here. Prior to the pandemic if told something was not immediately available for delivery, folks would just click on another website and shop elsewhere.  But under shelter-in-place orders folks are stuck t...

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Tap and Go

By William T. Walker, CFPIM, CSCP-F, CLTD-F, CIRM  March 2020 Download PDF Version Here. By the start of the semester in January 2020 the MTA had upgraded their turnstiles in NY Penn Station with “Tap and Go”.  For one week I could tap my credit card at NY Penn Statio...

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Moving Freight Across America

By William T. Walker, CFPIM, CSCP-F, CLTD-F, CIRM  January 2020 Download PDF Version Here. The holiday drive to visit our daughter, son-in-law, and grandchildren at their home near Indianapolis, IN takes us along one of the busiest motor freight corridors across America.  Route 7...

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Making the Numbers

By William T. Walker, CFPIM, CSCP-F, CLTD-F, CIRM  February 2020 Download PDF Version Here. My general manager at Hewlett-Packard taught me a great deal about "making the numbers." Back in the day when smoking was allowed on the factory floor Jon would start his morning by bumming cig...

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