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Adventures In Logistics: Coronavirus Edition

I have long puzzled over and been intrigued by problems of logistics, and even in times like these logistics proves to be among the most important aspects of our lives.  Today I would like to examine some of the ways … Continue reading

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No Haste To The Wedding

Most of the time in recent years that I have gone to a wedding there has been a great deal of haste involved with it.  There are a variety of reasons for this, which include not leaving enough time to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management:  An Introduction To Logistics, by Donald Waters As a student of logistics, it is perhaps unsurprising that from time to time I would pick up a textbook like this to read for fun for myself.  Admittedly, most … Continue reading

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Book Review: Warehouse Management

Warehouse Management:  A Complete Guide To Improving Efficiency And Minimizing Costs In The Modern Warehouse, by Gwynne Richards For me, at least, this British focused book–be prepared for odd spellings of familiar words if one approaches this from the point … Continue reading

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Book Review: International Logistics And Supply Chain Outsourcing

International Logistics And Supply Chain Outsourcing:  From Local To Global, by Alan Rushton and Steve Walker In many ways, this book is somewhat obsolete.  Some of the companies that the book has an interest in, like Toys-R-Us, are bankrupt.  It … Continue reading

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Book Review: Rommel: The End Of A Legend

Rommel:  The End Of A Legend, by Ralf Georg Reuth Rommel was precisely the sort of general that it was easy for his opponents to appreciate.  He was tactically brilliant, behaved in a chivalrous fashion towards other leaders, and was … Continue reading

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On Knowing What You’re Doing: A Travel Story

This morning at about 4:30AM my mother, stepfather, and I were at the airport in Antigua, and finding out that the woman behind the Liat ticket counter was also the person who would help my stepfather through security and also … Continue reading

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On The Logistics Of The Chicken Wars

As I have made clear on several occasions, I am very fond of beefs between competing restaurants [1].  Earlier this week social media (or at least that portion of it I was paying attention to) was filled with a great … Continue reading

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Book Review: Moveable Feasts

Moveable Feasts:  From Ancient Rome To The 21st Century, The Incredible Journeys Of The Food We Eat, by Sarah Murray It may be said fairly that the author is perhaps the exact opposite in her views to that of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Arsenal Of Democracy

The Arsenal Of Democracy:  FDR, Detroit, And An Epic Quest To Arm An America At War, by A.J. Baime For a book written by someone who worships the military-industrial complex and is a propagandist for FDR, this book reads well … Continue reading

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