From The New York Times: A Little Start-Up Gets a Big Push

Originally published in The New York Times on June 18, 2000. By David Leonhardt THERE is little unusual about a pair of ambitious students trying to start their own Internet business these days. Relatively few of them, however, have access to anything that resembles the Harvard Business School network of 37,000 living, schmoozing alumni. Consider [...]

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Benjamin Gordon Discusses “The China Effect”

Originally published by Benjamin Gordon at on November 1, 2006.  British economist Herb Spencer coined the phase "survival of the fittest," where he incorporated Darwin's idea of natural selection into his concept that a stronger business is more likely to survive during various stages of the business cycle. This concept is particularly pertinent when [...]

By |2019-07-17T20:21:58+00:00July 17th, 2019|Blog, News|0 Comments

From The Wall Street Journal: Amazon’s Deal for Whole Foods Seen as Ideal for Urban Pickup and Delivery Hubs

Originally posted at on June 17, 2017. By Erica E. Phillips and Jennifer Smith Inc.’s purchase of Whole Foods Market Inc. could fill an important logistics gap for the online retailer, providing hundreds of stores perfectly positioned to serve as pickup and delivery hubs for urban customers. For more than two years, Amazon has been building out a network of [...]

By |2019-07-03T16:29:35+00:00July 9th, 2019|News|0 Comments

From The Wall Street Journal: Geodis to Buy OHL in Latest Logistics Tie-Up

Originally posted on The Wall Street Journal by Paul Page Updated Aug. 17, 2015 2:30 pm ET   French supply chain operator Geodis SA said Monday it will acquire U.S.-based OHL, extending a rapid consolidation in the logistics sector. Geodis, a subsidiary of SNCF Logistics, the freight services division of French rail operator SNCF Group, [...]

By |2019-07-03T16:07:38+00:00July 3rd, 2019|News|0 Comments