Category Archives: Humanitarian Logistics

Does Canada Need a Chief Logistics Officer?

A few years back the Government of Canada introduced the role of Chief Technology Officer or CTO, which ultimately resulted in the formation of Shared Services Canada. Since that time progress has been made on the elimination of redundancy and … Continue reading

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Obama Orders Strategy for Protecting Nation’s Supply Chain

President Barack Obama is directing the Departments of State and Homeland Security to come up with a plan to protect the $14.6 trillion U.S. economy from interruptions in the supply chain. The White House released a National Strategy for Global … Continue reading

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The Haiti Quake: Supply Chain as a Matter of Life or Death

From Supply Chain Brain: “Dr. Paul S. Auerbach is no stranger to human suffering. As professor of surgery at Stanford University’s Division of Emergency Medicine, he’s seen more than his share of crises. But he wasn’t entirely prepared for the … Continue reading

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Logistics Giants Join with WFP for Asian Crises Response

Three of the biggest corporate names in global logistics – Agility, TNT and UPS – have joined international efforts to expedite food supplies to hundreds of thousands of people affected by natural disasters in Asia, the United Nations World Food … Continue reading

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