The hard work of eliminating plastic waste must start with businesses.
Feb. 16, 2021 • ~7 min
With reports emerging of vaccine wastage across the world, medical supply chain experts explain why that's to be expected.
Jan. 11, 2021 • ~8 min
A pharmaceutical supply chain expert explains the challenges of distributing the COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna that need to be kept at very low temperatures.
Dec. 4, 2020 • ~6 min
Keeping coronavirus vaccines at subzero temperatures during distribution will be hard, but likely key to ending pandemic
The cold supply chain keeps vaccines fresh during distribution, but the current system is nowhere near large enough to distribute the billions of COVID-19 vaccines that the world needs.
Sept. 18, 2020 • ~10 min
The toll of the pandemic has been worsened because of the shock to the global supply chain, which resulted in shortages of vital medical equipment. Could game theory help?
Aug. 4, 2020 • ~9 min
Small-scale dairy farmers are struggling across the US – but in New Jersey they've developed a model that keeps their products and their customers local.
June 3, 2020 • ~9 min
The US is gradually shifting to lower-carbon energy sources, but the COVID-19 pandemic, an oil price crash and a likely recession are big speed bumps.
March 31, 2020 • ~8 min
Much of the world is moving online in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Society's newly increased dependence on the internet is bringing the need for good cyber policy into sharp relief.
March 27, 2020 • ~8 min
Drug shortages occur regularly in the US, even in the best of times. The pharmaceutical supply chain embodies 'just in time' shipping and has little built-in redundancy.
March 25, 2020 • ~7 min
Canada and the United States have opted to keep its border open to commercial trucking during the coronavirus pandemic. The decision is important to the economies of both countries.
March 22, 2020 • ~7 min