A look at the innovative application of quantum computing to the problem of optimizing ship and vehicle routes, with Amy Herhold, Director of Physics and Mathematical Sciences, Corporate Strategic Research with ExxonMobil Research and Engineering, and Jamie Thomas, General Manager of IBM Systems Strategy & Development.
Andrea Sordi, clinical assistant professor at the University of Tennessee’s Global Supply Chain Institute, weighs the risk and rewards involved in Taco Bell’s decision to introduce a major new product to its menu during the pandemic.
Jay Johnson, senior manager of Labelmaster Services, explains why regulations on the handling of hazardous materials apply to distributors of the COVID-19 vaccine, even though the vaccine isn’t itself classified as a “dangerous good” for purposes of transportation.
Susan Boylan, director analyst in the Logistics Strategy and Operations Team of Gartner, Inc., describes the key changes in tariffs, immigration rules and customs clearance procedures that U.K. logistics providers are grappling with right now as a result of Brexit.
A discussion about the evolution and use of automated vehicles (AVs) in warehouses and other industrial settings, with two attorneys in the Automated and Connected Vehicles Group of O’Melveny & Myers LLP: partner and group leader Melody Drummond Hansen, and counsel Jason Orr.
A look at the latest economic stimulus package, proposed by the Biden Administration and being shepherded through a divided Congress, with John Rosen, adjunct professor and director of The Liberty Initiative in the Pompea College of Business Economics Department at the University of New Haven.
Dismas Locaria, partner in the law firm of Venable LLP, explains the substance and impact of President Biden’s executive order for tighter enforcement of “buy American” rules for government procurement.