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Transformational Logistics. The story so far …

This Blog has just turned one year old. Several people have asked me to sum things up. Here goes … The response has been encouraging and the readership has grown steadily with over 36,000 hits; many comments and e mails coming … Continue reading

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Mind the gap! T L is needed. Now!

Distribution rarely makes an appearance on the main stage of the Globalisation debate. Specialist literature on logistics or supply chain management is confined to the margins and yet, few countries are in a so-called developed state and, the vast majority … Continue reading

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Flat World transformed

Retail, in the developed world, has long been the forcing house of logistics change. From the work of Walmart and P&G to explore mutually beneficial initiatives to the case studies of movements such as ECR, logistics has mined organised retail … Continue reading

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Putting market access into practice in the Majority World

Transformational Logistics is an umbrella term for Logistics and the informal market. It has relevance for developed, emerging and developing markets alike and we champion any initiative that explores the transformative power of logistics and supply chains in the Majority World. Here’s … Continue reading

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What does the Recession mean for the Developing World?

Over the last half century, Africa has received more than $1 trillion from the west and yet, remains in dire straits. And now, the Recession is likely to restrict the level of aid that will be made available from the Developed … Continue reading

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Latest thoughts on Transformational Logistics

In the past two weeks over 10,000 people have visited this Blog. Transformational Logistics is an umbrella term for Logistics and the Informal Economy and, with the Majority World being home to 4 billion people the relevance is clear. Just think … Continue reading

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Transformational Logistics: Progress Report 2008

Much has happened since Sridhar and I thought about the unique characteristics of Logistics in India. I drew two boxes on a blank sheet and wrote ‘INFORMAL’ in one box and ‘FORMAL’ in the other. We talked through (Formal) Retailers sourcing … Continue reading

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Logistics and the informal market??? What’s new???

Informal markets are gathering momentum as a pressing agenda for Policy makers; Marketeers; Town Planners; anyone who is serious about 75% of the world’s population. Now for Logistics and how it can learn from and / or transform the informal … Continue reading

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