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How Insider’s Cosgrove covers the supply chain beat

December 20, 2021

Posted by Chris Roush

Emma Cosgrove

Insider senior reporter Emma Cosgrove spoke with Phil Rosen about how she covers supply chain stories.

Here is an excerpt:

What does a day in the life of reporter Emma Cosgrove look like? 

I always start my day with news. Logistics is obviously global and there are plenty of stories to read out of China and Europe when I wake up in New York. A lot of my work is planned out ahead of time since it’s fairly deep reporting for Insider subscribers, but sometimes I get a tip that’s worth dropping everything for and those days are secretly my favorite.

The most important thing I do every day is keep up with folks doing the work in logistics, from startup founders, consultants, and investors to package-delivery drivers and gig workers. Especially during the holiday delivery season, I want to know what everyone is seeing all over the US and, increasingly, the world. Sometimes it’s a long, winding conversation, but a lot of the time it’s just a text to a package-delivery driver asking ‘How many stops today?’

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