#Logistics in the time of COVID

Store. Forward. Fulfillment. 

#Logistics promises to make the flows between supply and demand, storage and delivery, ever more “seamless” and “on-demand.”

Done right, logistics slips into the backdrop of daily life. It’s ghostly efficiency seems wondrous. Even magical.

But what about in the Time of Covid?

Headlines buzz about “logistical nightmares.”

What specters and fantasies are generated by the disruption of logistical flows? 

How does the pandemic provoke new wonder or terror about the work of logistics? 

We invite you to think with us about the logistical making of the social and the social making of logistics. Welcome to our cabinet of curiosities, a roving collection of artifacts, tales and puzzles about #Logistics in the Time of Covid.


#Logistics in the Time of Covid is a multi platform social media campaign as a part of the collaborative research project, Logistics in the Making of Mobile Worlds, sponsored by the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society. For more information on the research project,
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