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Keeping African goods moving

Obi Ozor, the founder of Kobo360, a data-driven logistics startup based in Nigeria, explains how COVID-19 is accelerating digitization, which in turn is improving food security in Africa.
by Adedoyin Amosun and Deborah Unger

The sinking fortunes of the shipping box

In his new book, journalist and historian Marc Levinson describes the limits of long supply chains and the ways in which new trade routes are forming.
by Mike Jakeman
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Career advice for a changing world

Four groups of people are most at risk from the pandemic’s economic effects, and each will have to chart a new course to achieve success.
by Blair Sheppard
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The hidden value in getting compliance right

In times of crisis and recovery, a strategic approach to compliance can build trust and create value for customers, stakeholders, and society at large.
by Andrew McPherson, Bob Pethick, and Chris Kong
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Adapting to a new world

Facing the challenges of the post-COVID-19 landscape.
by Blair H. Sheppard, Daria Zarubina, and Alexis Jenkins
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Tales of the original Industrial Revolution

Elizabeth Gaskell’s Victorian-era novel North and South has a great deal to teach us about the enduring tensions between progress and prosperity, industry and labor, and rural and urban life.
by Daniel Akst