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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