International Logistics Update: August 27, 2020

In our July 23 update, transit times from China to the U.S. were still averaging 6 days, but carriers were hoping to see improved transit times by August. We continue to work with our carriers to further improve transit times, and we’re happy to report that we’ve seen some significant improvements in lead time reliability […]


International Logistics Update: July 23, 2020

Countries around the world continue to open their own economies slowly. At the same time, many are implementing restrictions for travelers from areas with high rates of COVID-19 infection. Air travel restrictions and congestion continue to affect freight transit times.  In our July 9 update, transit times from China to the U.S. were averaging 6 […]


The Future of the Healthcare Supply Chain is Digital

Healthcare’s digital evolution is real. It’s happening at every stage of the value chain in every segment of this critical space. Tightened development cycles, resilient supply chains that support rapid change while diminishing risk, and vigorous controls, certifications, and traceability models to ensure patient safety are important steps on a path to a viable healthcare […]


International Logistics Update: July 9, 2020

As global economies continue to open, here’s our latest international logistics update. Transit times have remained stable since our last update in late June, which coincided with freight carriers dropping restrictions and opening capacity, and exporters being able to ship more cargo each day. Latest International Logistics Updates Carriers have expanded their shipping capacity, and […]


International Logistics Update: June 25, 2020

As global economies begin to open slowly, and freight carriers resume service, transit times are improving. While we have observed that the transit time for shipments from China to the U.S. is only slightly improved from 7 to 6 days on average when shipping cargo with FedEx, we continue to see improvements in global logistics […]


International Logistics Update

The global supply chain continues to experience disruption as a result of COVID-19. Travel restrictions have significantly reduced international air freight capacity: In January 2020, there were 325 weekly flights between the U.S. and China, but by mid-February, only 20 remained. Worldwide demand for flights fell by over 94% between April 2019 and April 2020. […]


Building Supply Chain Resilience: Webinar Recap

Recently I sat down with MacroFab CEO Misha Govshteyn to talk about building supply chain resilience, during a webinar hosted by industry journalist Philip Stoten. We looked at supply chains in the COVID-19 era and explored how we got here, then discussed the digitally connected supply chain of the future. How we got here: a perfect […]


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Building Supply Chain Resiliency

The future of supply chain is digital Digitization drives profitability; choice and flexibility; and resilience. Digital manufacturing ecosystems bring the world of optimized manufacturing to you. Read the full webinar recap here: “How we got here: a perfect storm of disruption”, by Dave Evans.‍


The Supply Chain Bunker Recap – The First Seven Weeks

We recap the first seven weeks of the Supply Chain Bunker show, in which we discuss manufacturing and supply chain management during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Additive Manufacturing Steps Up: Notes from the Supply Chain Bunker

There is no shortage of examples of additive manufacturing, or 3D Printing, helping in the fight against COVID-19. In this Bunker, we talked to executives from two of the companies on the vanguard of additive technology, who are both doing their part to address the COVID-19 crisis. Both Markforged and Carbon have quickly implemented responses […]