Surviving your time as a military logistician

by Hayden Marshall It is no wonder that logisticians are regarded as a humourless bunch for they have spent many years living in fear of Alexander the Great’s wrath (and his successors) that famously declared that the logisticians would be the first to be slain if the campaign fails. The prospect of a slaying often… Continue reading Surviving your time as a military logistician

The trust deficit – why do we expect logistics to fail us?

By Gabrielle M. Follett. Trust. The willingness of a party to be vulnerable to the actions of another party based on the expectation that the other will perform a particular action important to the trustor, irrespective of the ability of the ability to monitor or control that other party[1]. In a recent post in 'From… Continue reading The trust deficit – why do we expect logistics to fail us?