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The Global Supply Chain Needs A Shot In The Arm

By | analytics, Demand | 2 Comments

My left arm hurts. I have been on a waiting list to get the shot for three years. This week, I rolled up my sleeve and got the Shingrix vaccine. Glaxo SmithKline introduced Shingrix in 2017, but shortages prevailed. I paused when the pharmacist asked, “Do you mind which arm gets the shot?” I replied, “Isn’t it all the same?” However, two hours after getting the shot, my arm throbbed…

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Welcome Puff, The Magic Dragon, to Your Team

By | analytics, Supply Chain Excellence | No Comments

Remember the Peter, Paul and Mary song, Puff the Magic Dragon? It was a song from my youth. While there is a raging debate on song intent—Was the goal of the song to celebrate a children’s story from Oliver Wilde about the loss of innocence or is it a statement about the use of drugs?—in this blog, I am going to rely on the account of the songwriter, that the…

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