COVID-19, P : G and logistics companies

As the logistics community rallies around hashtags like #aircargostrong and just the incredible efforts to move medical supplies, food and other essential goods where they need it, rest assured that your Position : Global team remains on the job and hard at work. We’re already a work-from-home kinda workforce across the United States and the… Read more »

Farewell, LH D-ALCC

There are few things in life that are final or a “last opportunity” at something. I just found out that the restaurant my wife and I had our wedding reception at in 2004 and was a longtime fixture on the Rosemont dining scene was razed this week. Irony – the word “raze” when destruction is… Read more »

Cookies are Crumbling; Pass the Milk

Cookies are going away

If you work in an ad agency, are a marketer, or are just an advertising enthusiast, you have probably heard that Cookies are Crumbling in terms of digital analytics. This should come to no surprise as the aged biscuit has been on its last leg for some time. Safari & Firefox have already blocked them… Read more »

Erin’s Monthly Musings – PRIDE

PRIDE's Position? Global.

I got the instruction to write this week for our company blog without any actual direction on the topic or the length, which isn’t my comfort zone. My job here at Position : Global is to write a precise amount on a particular topic, so the freedom to prattle on is disquieting and exciting.  Even… Read more »

When trade policy moves faster than you can move your supply chain

On Monday, the Administration announced their intention to terminate GSP benefits from Turkey and India. I’ve been a Customs broker long enough that with the exception of commodities like carpets, textiles and gold, importers I represented made sourcing decisions in these countries based on the fact they could buy duty-free. Now, that trade-off came with… Read more »

Four tips for writing a business letter

As we watch digital communication evolve into a new language, it is important to understand how to communicate effectively by a letter in many situations. Though we may now find ourselves sending letters via email in the case of career advancement or civic communication with our government, it’s crucial to uphold the formality of a… Read more »

Be Prepared for Your Big Moments

On September 10th, AirStrip Technologies discovered that they couldn’t handle the traffic on their site when it was showcased in the Apple Watch demonstration during the keynote speech. “Our website was crashed within seconds,” AirStrip CEO Alan Portela said. Within hours of the keynote, Airstrip received product inquiries which crashed the company’s servers. Having watched… Read more »

The Northwest Seaport Alliance

Some areas of the United States are perfectly crafted for mergers, especially in the areas of transportation and logistics. Dallas-Fort Worth, New York-Newark, Los Angeles-Long Beach and now, the Ports of Seattle-Tacoma, which are known as the Northwest Seaport Alliance. These former rivals have been approved a port alliance by the FMC as they bring… Read more »

What would happen if you compromised your brand?

On Sunday evening, my family went to a restaurant in Oak Brook that we’ve been frequenting since they opened their doors several years ago. At the time they opened, it was small and crowded. Crowded because people came out to support them, believed in their food and believed in the brand. Over time, they expanded,… Read more »

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