Editor at Large
Steve Geary has over two decades of experience in global supply chains, as an industry executive, consultant, researcher, teacher, and author. He is one of the principals at Supply Chain Visions, Inc., a thought leader in supply chain management and performance measurement, and works extensively with the Department of Defense. He is a faculty member and research associate at the University of Tennessee's College of Business Administration and at Tufts University's The Gordon Institute, specializing in Supply Chain Management. In addition to DC VELOCITY, his work has appeared in other distinguished journals such as the Harvard Business Review.
Ace says Afghanistan is the place
In partnership with a local firm—one with a firm grasp of logistics—Ace Hardware will open its first hardware store in Afghanistan next year.
A "slow ramp to hell"
Cost cutting could wreak havoc with defense spending in general and logistics operations in particular, according to speakers at the National Defense Industrial Association's National Logistics Forum.
Leadership in times of sequestration: interview with Rear Admiral Mark Heinrich
The sequester may be causing havoc to budgets across the military, but Rear Admiral Mark Heinrich says it's also an opportunity.
No waffling in the face of disaster
Waffle House restaurants have cooked up a recipe for disaster response that allows them to continue serving when others have shut their doors.
When catastrophe strikes, being "overprepared" pays off
A panel at CSCMP's 2012 Annual Global Conference explored the stresses on supply chains when disaster strikes, and how to prepare for them.
Navy's performance-based logistics experience offers lessons for the private sector
The U.S. Navy's top supply chain officer discusses how to build mutually rewarding relationships with suppliers at CSCMP's 2012 Annual Global Conference.
Into the wild: interview with Brig. Gen. Kristin French
Brigadier General Kristin French may face the ultimate supply chain challenge: getting fuel, food, water, and ammo to every warfighter in Afghanistan—no matter how remote.
Military logisticians find workaround to Pakistan route closings
Defense logistics' ability to do the job despite the loss of primary routes holds lessons for the private sector, says our military logistics expert.
When disaster strikes, the U.S. Navy hospital ship Comfort aims to be on the spot ready to treat patients within five days. An innovative supply chain strategy makes it all work.
A new way to train leaders: interview with Lt. Gen. Claude Christianson
Rewarding officers for toeing the line throughout their early careers is no way to develop the creative thinkers needed to fill the military's most senior positions. Lt. Gen. Claude Christianson aims to change that.