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Matthew Kabik

Matthew Kabik is the former Editor of Computer Aid's Accelerating IT Success. He worked at Computer Aid, Inc. from 2008 to 2014 in the Harrisburg offices, where he was a copywriter, swordsman, social media consultant, and trainer before moving into editorial.

July, 2013

  • 2 July

    Risk Exists Throughout Supply Chain

    You may want to sit down to read this: risk is everywhere in the supply chain. Okay, so that may not be news to you, but there is a particular supply chain that experiences a very particular kind of risk: the produce supply chain. As this article by

  • 2 July

    10 Trends to Boost Shareholder Value

    The University of Tennessee identified 10 ideas which affect the supply chain and drive businesses to be more competitive, according to this post by Andrew Allen. Allen explains how these 10 trends can keep a business focused and aware of what chang

May, 2013

  • 13 May

    Why the Supply Chain is Dead

    The term “supply chain” shouldn't be used anymore—and in its place, the term “network” can be used. In an article featured on, Christopher Koch explains how the term supply chain is simply outdated and conjures up the wrong imagery. F

  • 13 May

    Four Experts Sound Off on the Control Tower Approach to Supply Chain Management

    The control tower concept may prove to be a way for companies to eliminate the functional silos that currently exist in supply chains. By utilizing and end-to-end integration for supply chain management, it is possible to optimize and utilize elemen

  • 13 May

    Back on track: The quiet success of America’s freight railways

    Europe may have the drop on the U.S. when it comes to passenger trains, but America has the upper hand when it comes to the art of freight trains and the network behind it. This article on The Economist discusses just how effective American freight

  • 13 May

    How the Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics Helps Shippers.

    Third-party logistics service proviers (3PLs) are as diverse as they are many, and trying to determine which 3PL is right for your own shipping needs requires more than just a "gut feeling" about them. This article by Jeff Berman (online n

April, 2013

  • 3 April

    Emergency Managers: Think Supply Chain Management

    Emergency personnel are perpetually overwhelmed when disaster strikes – and with the recent natural disasters, it becomes apparent that the trend of not being “prepared enough.” Blog author Mary Layne recently came across an article by deputy coordi

  • 3 April

    Global Supply Chains May Shift as New Energy Sources Are Discovered

    The global energy landscape is shifting—and that shift will fundamentally change the way global supply chains operate. The use of shale gas has expanded the United States’ competitiveness and allowed for a big boost in supply chains. This article by

  • 3 April

    Building Resilience in Supply Chains

    This report provided by Commodities Now and authored by the World Economic Forum looks at how to build resilience in supply chains. In short, it has become increasingly important to assure that the foundations of the global economy—the global supply

  • 3 April

    Cold Chain in Emerging Markets: The Heat is On

    We may take the movement of frozen or refrigerated items for granted here in the United States, but it’s a whole other story in places like China or Vietnam. In those areas, the frozen option for food is almost unheard of outside of cities. However,

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