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Y12/18

Posted on: December 26th, 2017 by Clifford F. Lynch

Many of our readers will remember the dire predictions of massive computer failures that were to occur on January 1, 2000. The Y2K problem, as it was called, was expected to arise because most software at the time, represented a four digit year with only the last two digits. For example, the year 1999 would […]

THE AMAZON EFFECT: AN INFLUENCE, NOT A DEATH SENTENCE

Posted on: December 11th, 2017 by Clifford F. Lynch

In the several decades I have been in the supply chain industry, I have seen a number of changes in almost every aspect of the industry. Up until recently, I have suggested three that have been the most important – globalization, technology, and Wal-Mart. All three have influenced supply chain managers to adopt new mindsets […]