Articles Posted in the " Logistics " Category

  • NEEMO – NASA uses dives as Analogy for Space

    NEEMO – NASA uses dives as Analogy for Space

    As many of you know, one of my research areas of interest is “Space Logistics” and “Interplanetary Supply Chain Management.” We presented three papers a conference in April, and one of them (lead-author by Mke M) looked at Submarines as...


  • Amazon.com: Why ERP? A Primer on SAP Implementation: Books: F. Robert Jacobs,David Clay Whybark,F. Robert Jacobs,D. Clay Whybark

    Amazon.com: Why ERP? A Primer on SAP Implementation: Books: F. Robert Jacobs,David Clay Whybark,F. Robert Jacobs,D. Clay Whybark

    Amazon.com: Why ERP? A Primer on SAP Implementation: Books: F. Robert Jacobs,David Clay Whybark: “Why ERP? Because I didn’t have a choice as to read it or not. I’d rather take a bath in gasoline and light myself on fire...


  • the importance of Logistics

    the importance of Logistics

    I have argued, here and elsewhere, that the challenge that faces this great nation is far more complex than the armchair presidents would lead us to believe. The question “why wasn’t anything done sooner” inevitably comes back to the fundamental...


  • Unfamiliar Tasks For an Organization Used to Disaster – Yahoo! News

    Unfamiliar Tasks For an Organization Used to Disaster – Yahoo! News

    Unfamiliar Tasks For an Organization Used to Disaster – Yahoo! News Yesterday, I wrote about the way technology has been used by individuals to create a virtual community of “The Diaspora.” Of course, many will recognize this as a decentralized,...


  • The Washington Monthly

    The Washington Monthly

    Wow… I was all set to learn something useful about FEMA and their response to the crisis in New Orleans, and elsewhere. Then I read the opening line for January 2001 that includes “a crony from Texas.” Yup, THIS is...


  • Customer Service in times of Economic Boom

    Customer Service in times of Economic Boom

    So we are in a period of economic growth. We are seeing 4+% GDP growth, which in any economy is seen as a strong, sustained growth rate. In fact, while we often talk about the “recovery” that fact is, we...