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Dr. William Oliver Hedgepeth

Maintaining the Safe Transportation of Container Cargo

The kind of shipping container that is used makes a difference in whether or not an explosion or fire can break out onboard.

Today's Food and Beverage Laws and Reverse Logistics

There are safety and distribution laws that govern the food and beverage industry. These laws typically come from a variety of organizations.

Ugly Produce and the Reverse Logistics Supply Chain

The ugly produce trend started in 2014 with a European company called Intermarché. The company sold ugly fruit, vegetables and cookies.

Food and Beverage Reverse Logistics Can Help the Needy

If we solve hunger problems with food and beverage reverse logistics, that will result in an improved environment, fewer recalls, and more recycling.

Plastic Straws and Stirrers Vanishing from Public Use

There is a growing movement against throwaway plastic straws. DC and other jurisdictions are banning plastic straws and also stirrers.

Barcodes: The Handy Road Signs of Global Supply Chains

The adoption of barcodes for almost everything we purchase was a slow process. Today, the barcode is an integral part of our society.

Airships Are Going to Redefine the Logistics Industry

The world of hybrid airships will be a key part of air transport. That may be in five to 10 years, given the research by private industry and government.

The Business Value of Litter and Recyclable Materials

The U.S. faces a huge problem trying to sell our recycled litter to China. However, it has created new business opportunities in reverse logistics.

Supply Chains: More Than Just Boxes and Transportation

Supply chains are not easy to define. But it’s important for everyone in business and the military to understand what constitutes a supply chain.