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Non-Book Review: Rough Waters

Rough Waters:  Sovereignty And The American Merchant Flag, by Rodney Carlisle From time to time I like to muse upon the fact that as a high school student I was seriously tempted to study at the United States Merchant Marine … Continue reading

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Stop Making Sense

I managed to spend a significant amount of time today chatting with a coworker of mine who has been given a job assignment that interacts with my own, and that related to a former boss of ours.  I was a … Continue reading

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Discovering Your Inner Walmartian

I would like to state at the outset that I tend to shop far more often at Target than at Wal-Mart, and I will freely admit that at least part of that reason has to do with snobbery [1].  The … Continue reading

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Stories, Not Genres

The state of the film industry in Hollywood is, for those who are not aware of it, very poor.  Despite the fact that some very good films come out [1], a lot of films simply do not make the money … Continue reading

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Book Review: Large Family Logistics

Large Family Logistics:  The Art And Science Of Managing The Large Family, by Kim Brenneman For the record, I do not come from a large family, nor am I in any particular place to plan for a family of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Single Point Of Failure

Single Point Of Failure:  The Ten Essential Laws of Supply Chain Risk Management, by Gary S. Lynch This is a book for which many readers will have complicated responses.  Among the variety of responses I had to the book myself … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Container Principle

The Container Principle:  How A Box Changes The Way We Think, by Alexander Klose On the face of it, this book should have been an obvious one for me to appreciate.  After all, few people have had a life that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ninety Percent Of Everything

Ninety Percent Of Everything:  Inside Shipping, The Invisible Industry That Puts Clothes On Your Back, Gas In Your Car, And Food On Your Plate, by Rose George This book is not an overall discussion of shipping and logistics [1], but … Continue reading

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Book Review: Rommel As Military Commander

Rommel As Military Commander, by Ronald Lewin Clearly, this is a book written for someone like me.  Before I properly review this book, I feel it necessary to point out that I am the exact audience of a book like … Continue reading

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If She Knew What She Wants

We would all prefer to get everything we wanted.  Unfortunately, life doesn’t work out that way, as most of us find out very early in life and some privileged few remain in denial about well into their adulthood.  Some of … Continue reading

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