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Is Buy Now, Pay Later Trending to the Supply Chain

Working capital is important for not only brands but also for their suppliers. Dan and Will discuss if this e-commerce trend is making its way to the supply chain and why it could be good for your business.

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Is Buy Now, Pay Later Trending to the Supply Chain
Working capital is important for not only brands but also for their suppliers. Dan and Will discuss if this e-commerce trend is making its way
What Happens When Retail Misses the Target
Dan and Will discuss what supply chain and operation personnel can do when pressure comes from target sales being missed at the company level.
Navigating Launches with a Fixed Date
The World Cup is approaching. Dan and Will discuss how brands and events have to abide by similar execution practices. After that, stick around as
To Raise or Not to Raise the Price: That is the Question
Dan and Will debate the merits of keeping prices flat vs using the inflationary environment to raise prices.
Collaboration Sounds Nice But It’s Not Easy
Election day is here. Will and Dan analyze how decision-making is important in your business and how politics surface even through collaboration. After all, our
New York vs LA: The Great Freight Debate
New York overtakes LA for shipping volume. Will and Dan discuss reasons why and how companies can get the most out of the people who
Luck or Skill: Is there a Gamble Baked into Your Supply Chain?
Dan and Will discuss how the Powerball going over $1 billion is symbolic to company supply chains and the products they develop.
Halloween: A Sweet or Scary Time for Your Supply Chain?
Dan and Will discuss how Halloween is important for businesses to measure if their sales operations and planning team have hit their mark.
Forecasting Perils: Where Things Go Right and Wrong
Dan and Will cover the intricacies of forecasting. What are the do's and don'ts for successfully planning for your business's growth?
People Spend Money in Places That They Shouldn’t
When does it make sense to manage your own supply chain and when does it make sense to invest in IMS?
Prices Are Rising. What to Do About it?
Dan and Will talk about some of the factors that lead into rising costs and what are the solutions you have as a business to
TikTok Fulfillment Centers: A Gamble for Success
Dan and Will discuss the merits of TikTok launching their own fulfillment centers and why it's a risky proposition.
The Ins and Outs of Selling Your Shopify Business with Frank Kosarek of OpenStore
Dan, Will and Frank talk about OpenStore's business and how they are using their latest round of funding to purchase companies on Shopify and streamline
Plastic Recycling: Things are Worse Than You Think
In 2021, there were 40 million tons of US plastic waste. How much of that do you think was recycled? Dan and Will dive into
Have trucking rates peaked and is that a great sign for the upcoming holiday season?
Will and Dan differ on nostalgic moments when it comes to driving on the highway but do they agree that innovation and change need to
New York, New York! Busiest Port in the US
How did NY/NJ become the busiest port in the US in August? What does this mean heading into Q4 and how the ports could be
Globalization: What’s Actually Happening and What’s Not?
Trade is growing faster in 2022 and 2023 due to globalization. Dan and Will discuss which countries are benefiting the most from this and where
Earth Wind & Fire: Force Majeure
What happens when an unforeseen event takes place and impacts your supply chain? Do you know what force majeure is? We discuss what can happen
FedEx is warning a global slowdown is coming. Should you be concerned?
Dan and Will discuss the current economic environment, what their predictions are regarding a recession, and how businesses may have a pricing advantage coming soon.
Potential Railroad Strike & How It Affects The Economy
With another possible railroad union work strike on the horizon, How will this affect the overall economic output of the country? What will this do
Celebrate the hard-working class even if robots are coming!
Disruption is currently happening and will continue to take place in the supply chain but that doesn't mean you should disparage the workers who are
Is there a shipping container shortage because of vertical farming?
We explore this new phenomenon of aquaculture farming, how it could relate to the existing ecological and sustainable work with green farming and what the
Bringing Decision-Making Closer to the Consumer
We understand it, demand forecasting is tough and the needs of the consumer are always evolving. Sit back and listen from beginning-to-end as we simplify
Off the rails again, how a pending strike could have an impact on your supply chain
Freight can't seem to catch a break. From port congestion to lack of containers to trucking prices soaring, a strike is looming for rail workers.
When Not to Fix Your Supply Chain with a Band-Aid Solution
Let's rip that Band-Aid right off and explore why you shouldn't fix something that isn't broken. This may be the inverse of what you are
The Impact Mother Nature is Having on Global Supply Chains
Just when you think we turn a corner, mother nature says no. Worldwide droughts and heat have caused recent disruptions. We are here to keep
Price Hikes For Back To School Supplies
Grab your notebooks and pens as Dan and Will dive into the surging costs of back-to-school items. You may get a bit nostalgic as they
How To Adapt To Change In The Supply Chain
What is the best way to adapt to new consumer demands like environmental awareness? Can you find ways to help your work efficiency? How do
Talking Home Décor with Suze Dowling of Pattern Brands
We are joined by Suze Dowling, Chief Business Officer and Co-Founder of Pattern Brands to discuss the company's recent Series B fundraising and the acquisition
The Inside Scoop On The Supply Chain Of Ice Cream
How is the current state of the supply chain affecting our favorite frozen treat? Will price hikes make regular consumers turn to different products? What
Manufacture In House Or Out Of House?
Is it worth making your own manufacturing plant? What are the main justifications for building your own manufacturing plant? How can you measure how expansive
Supply Chain Elasticity
How can brands extend their flexibility? What methods can help you better understand your supply chain? How can you find the bottlenecks in your own
Inventory Levels At Warehouses
With your over crowded warehouse, where should you be making price cuts to move goods? Have you planned your orders for the upcoming holiday season?
The Supply Chain Of Movies
What are the main causes of movie production delays? How can you plan your scheduling to reduce delays? How can you make sure you are
Port Access Denied. Now What?
What are the possible solutions when you do not have access to a port you normally ship out of? What possibilities are no longer realistic