How the pandemic due to Covid-19 has impacted logistics?

Author: Alexandra Lagorio In a previous article, I’ve talked about logistics. Instead, this time I would like to talk about how the pandemic due to Covid-19 has impacted logistics. First of all, the pandemic situation has led many people to question the role of logistics. I always tell students that “if logistics is working well,Continue reading “How the pandemic due to Covid-19 has impacted logistics?”

Santa Claus’ Supply Chain

Last week we looked at the leading logistics and supply chain issues that companies face during the Christmas period. However, Christmas provides us with an incredible opportunity and a great example to let everyone out there (yes, children, parents, aunties and uncles included) understand the logistics problems: Santa’s supply chain! Santa Claus faces the mostContinue reading “Santa Claus’ Supply Chain”

Main logistics and supply chain issues during Christmas time

Author: Alexandra Lagorio The holiday season has always been a peak period for logistics activities. The opportunity to exchange gifts (Christmas, Thanksgiving) and the immediately ensuing increase in discounts and rebates (Black Friday, Cyber Monday, winter sales) always lead to a rise in demand for goods. Not to mention the reverse logistics caused by returnsContinue reading “Main logistics and supply chain issues during Christmas time”

“What is logistics?” a challenging question

Author: Alexandra Lagorio Albachiara, last week made me think that if we really want to understand how the Covid-19 has impacted reshoring and logistics, we have to start again from asking ourselves what reshoring and logistics actually are. She then suggested doing two articles in which we try to define our two main research topics.Continue reading ““What is logistics?” a challenging question”