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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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Book Review: The Civil War Military Machine

The Civil War Military Machine:  Weapons And Tactics Of The Union And Confederate Armed Forces, by Ian Drury & Tony Gibbons This book was an easy one to appreciate, and is likely one that would be appreciated by any others … Continue reading

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Book Review: Armies South, Armies North

Armies South, Armies North:  The Military Force Of The Civil War Compared And Contrasted, by Alan Axelrod This book attempts a difficult task, and that is attempting to quantify in some sort of rating the strengths and weaknesses of the … Continue reading

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