What to Keep in Mind When Managing a Chemical Supply Chain

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The chemical industry faces a unique set of challenges regarding safety in their logistics operations. The transportation of chemicals requires next-level care and expertise as it deals with sensitive and potentially dangerous materials.

Transforming the GCC Chemical Industry with Supply Chain Integration – LogiSYM September 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

The GCC chemical industry is second largest manufacturing industry in value add, after refining. 2017 Facts and Figures report by Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA), the chemical industry accounts for 3.1 Following COVID-19 the global chemical supply chain market reported a severe decline in output. Overcoming these challenges, regional chemical manufacturers and suppliers are now forced to rethink and readjust their global supply chain model.

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Why Extend Chemical Labeling Outside Your Four Walls?

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For years companies in the chemical industry have struggled with how they integrate partners like distributors and tollers into their processes. Many manufacturers still package and ship the chemical labels right to the partner or they pay to have the labels printed for the third party by an outside vendor. Supply Chain GHS Chemical

How to Ship Liquid Freight

Bulk Connection

Bulk Transportation Liquid Bulk Transport chemical tranportationLook around you. The paint on the wall, the condiments in the fridge, the adhesive under the carpet…just about everything you can see began inside a liquid bulk tank trailer. It’s why transporting liquid freight is so critical to today’s supply chains. But the process is drastically different than moving cartons in a dry van.

How IoT is Helping Chemical Supply Chains Increase Agility

Savi

Chemical Company Supply Chain Challenges. Because US markets haven’t been able to absorb the massive capacity increase, chemical companies have turned to overseas customers. However, shipping to an international customer base has not been a smooth process because development and upgrades to the US Gulf Coast (USGC) infrastructure have lagged behind the growth of the manufacturing base. Digital Technologies are Helping to Create Flexible Supply Chains.

Know Your Product to Ensure Chemical Shipping Success

Bulk Connection

When you partner with a transportation provider for chemical shipping services, your goals are to ensure that your products are shipped safely, reliably and at a reasonable price. Bulk Transportation chemical tranportationWhat you may not realize is that safety, reliability and pricing hinges on the information you provide at the outset.

DOs and DON’Ts of Chemical Transportation

Bulk Connection

When transporting chemical products, careful steps need to be taken to avoid costly, even disastrous, shipping errors. In this article, we’ll examine the “Dos and Don’ts”– or more accurately, the “Don’ts and Dos” – of chemical transportation to help you get your operation on the right track (or in the right tank). Bulk Transportation chemical tranportation

Chemical Transportation: Lean on One Broker for Raw and Finished Products

Bulk Connection

If your company needs to ship chemicals, you are likely familiar with many of the options available to you. You can ship dry and liquid raw materials in bulk tanks and dry bulk trailers, and you can ship raw or finished materials in dry vans (e.g., What you may not realize is that there are chemical transportation providers out there that can handle both bulk and dry van shipments for you. chemical tranportation

5 Best Practices in Chemical Logistics and How to Implement Them

Logistics Viewpoints

For chemical manufacturers, knowing what you don’t know about your transportation process can be your greatest asset. One of the biggest weaknesses we see in new clients is a lack of control over the shipping process, the data and the decision points. Chemical Industry Guest Commentary Logistics Service Providers Transportation Chemical logistics service provider

Balancing Demand Planning & Same-Day Shipping

IQMS

CTI sensors thrive in extreme conditions including extreme temperatures, moisture, chemical spray-downs, and high-pressure washdowns. To help ensure the on-time delivery of its high-quality sensors—almost always with same-day shipping—CTI relies on its DELMIAworks manufacturing ERP system.

A New Red Wagon?

Supply Chain Shaman

Last week, I spent time with large chemical companies engrossed in this discussion. Let’s take a look at the world of the chemical manufacturer. Acquisitions drove DOW Chemical’s wide swings. The chemical company’s performance today is largely based on financial engineering. Orbit Chart of Dow Chemical and BASF for the Period of 2006-2016 and Performance Data for the Chemical Industry. I grew up in the mountains of West Virginia.

Is High Pallet Safety Stock Hurting Your Supply Chain?

Roambee

real-time shipment visibility Returnable Asset Tracking Iot Solution Track Reusable Packaging Reusable/Returnable Assets Automotive FMCG Retail Returnable Shipping Assets Management Real-time Inventory Management 3PLs & Logistics Pharma Industrial Manufacturing Food & Beverage ChemicalsAn optimized supply chain is supposed to do more with less.

Shipping Hazardous Materials: All You Need To Know

PLS Logistics

From cosmetics and household goods to chemicals, oil, and batteries, the hazmat category is a separate segment of freight which requires strict regulatory compliance and safety measures. Shipping hazardous materials is a complicated and responsible task, where the price of error is extremely high. Blog dangerous goods hazardous materials hazardous materials shipping hazmat hazmat shippingHazardous materials are essential supplies for our everyday life.

Narrowband IoT Broadens the Adoption of Asset Tracking Services — Here's How

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Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for chemical products: What shippers need to know

Bulk Connection

When a logistics provider is contacted to transport a chemical product, the first thing the provider will ask for is the chemical’s Safety Data Sheet (SDS; formerly MSDS or Material Safety Data Sheet). The information included on the SDS is invaluable in helping the logistics provider understand just what exactly is being shipped (and, thus, how to ship it). Bulk Transportation Dry Bulk Transport Liquid Bulk Transport chemical tranportation

DP World and Dow Chemical sign shipping/storage deal

Logistics Middle East

DP World signs major shipping and storage deal with US petrochem player Dow Chemical amid expansion in Jebel Ali Port

Will the Downturn Signal an Upturn?

Supply Chain Shaman

They wanted to know, “ How was the market affecting the chemical supply chain?” DuPont as a chemical supplier to the market sits four-to-five levels back in the supply chain with extreme demand latency (about six months) and high volatility of the true market demand signal due to the bullwhip effect. Volatility. Demand redefined. Economic markets plummeting… D aily we see the financial charts roll across the news.

7 Steps To Manage Your Chemical Inventory With Software

EMERGE App

If you’re dealing with chemicals in your business, you have an obligation to store and transport these chemicals safely. Also, you need to comply with various government laws and regulations that include keeping a proper record of hazardous chemicals. Introduction.

Global Supply Chain News on Swedish Chemicals Company Yara Plans to have Autonomous Container Ship Running by 2020

Supply Chain Digest

Ship will Also be Battery Powered, Take 40,000 Truck Deliveries off the Road

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

You can’t just turn around a giant cargo ship. Even at some of the world’s best supply chains, redirecting chemicals and other products is a Herculean effort. And when shipping to volatile countries, it becomes even harder. Once cargo has shipped, there are no “backsies.”

How to Track Your Ocean Container with IoT

Roambee

Shipping overseas often means no continuous visibility beyond the port. If you ship overseas often, you’re probably familiar with the difficulty of tracking ocean shipments. Your containers become harder to trace once they leave a port, and if one of them doesn’t reach its intended destination, you usually have little more than a vague idea or delayed updates about where it went, and how.

Insights from Elemica reveal 2014 Frankfurt

Talking Logistics

Herman Woltjes, Shell Chemicals – “Logistics Execution”. Shell Chemicals (“Shell”) uses several of Elemica’s logistics solutions, including Road Transport Execution , which enables Shell to connect and collaborate with its land-based transportation providers for shipment booking, execution, and visibility, and Time Slot Booking/Optimization , which enables the company to schedule and manage carrier appointments to optimize site and carrier resources.

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations. You can’t just turn around a giant cargo ship. Even at some of the world’s best supply chains, redirecting chemicals and other products is a Herculean effort. And when shipping to volatile countries, it becomes even harder. companies with global operations, one of the most effective ways to mitigate risk is to ship smarter. Once cargo has shipped, there are no “backsies.”

Chemical Logistics: Delivering Solutions for a Complex Industry

Inbound Logistics

Shipping and storing chemicals means managing regulatory issues, hazmat safety, and specialized equipment needs

What Is the COVID-19 Impact on Your Supply Chain? We Surveyed the Transplace Network.

Transplace

Business - Transportation Miscellaneous 3PL automotive business priorities chemical coronavirus COVID-19 CPG customer demand industrial inventory logistics manufacturing packaging retail shipping supply chain technology telecommunting transportationWhat Is the COVID-19 Impact on Your Supply Chain? We Surveyed the Transplace Network.

Invest in a Smart Rail Cargo Tracking System — It’s About Time

Roambee

Globalization, containerization, and a surge in logistics connectivity have been a boon to the intermodal, multimodal, and global shipping industry. Supply Chain Efficiency package tracking real-time tracking system container tracking system logistics monitoring system ETA Automotive FTL, LTL, Parcel Tracking Pharma Industrial Manufacturing Food & Beverage Chemicals Multimodal Shipment Tracking 3PL & Logistics Business Intelligence

Supply Chain Operating Networks Create Supply Chain Rockstars

Talking Logistics

In a study conducted by Accenture in 2015 of chemical companies, results showed that 94 percent expect to boost their investment in digital capabilities in the next three years to embrace a competitive advantage. With digital business-to-business (B2B) enhancements, industrial manufacturers can find prospective customers, research new suppliers, alert buyers to shipping delays and foster deeper trading partner relationships.

How Chemical Freight 3PLs Source Bulk Tanker Trailers and Other Equipment

Bulk Connection

In the world of bulk liquid shipping, there can sometimes be a gap between what a shipper needs and what a carrier ultimately delivers.

How to Keep Your Multimodal Transport Operators on Track

Roambee

The balance of power is shifting in the shipping industry — customers are no longer at the mercy of the shipper. Multiple modes of transportation, several freight forwarders, and a complete loss of visibility and control after the first mile — these are some of the multimodal shipment tracking challenges that customers can now tackle head-on thanks to revolutionary solutions in the IoT-enabled supply chain tracking space.

BASF Video Case Study: The Value of Real-Time Freight Visibility

Talking Logistics

When you think about it, we’re living in the age of Amazon.com,” Bazzetta added, “so it perplexed us to understand why we could receive an email notification that a package was on our porch but we couldn’t have [the same visibility and notification] when a shipment of chemicals was being delivered to a customer.”. It allows us to analyze the in and out times at our shipping locations as well as our customer locations.

Innovation and the Role of TMS for Dangerous Goods

Transplace

Recently, I had the opportunity to speak at Labelmaster’s Dangerous Goods Symposium , a forum to share the latest in dangerous goods regulatory updates, innovation, training best practices and practical solutions to keep companies up-to-date on the latest hazmat shipping regulations. Key Challenges for Chemical and Hazmat Companies. Chemical manufacturing depends on raw materials that are subject to environmental, political and economic influences.

World's Most Important Chemical Made Rare Commodity by Harvey

Material Handling & Logistics

Texas alone produces nearly three-quarters of the country’s supply of one of the most basic chemical building blocks. Ethylene is one of the big reasons the damage wrought by Hurricane Harvey in the chemical communities along the Gulf is likely to ripple through U.S. Texas alone produces nearly three-quarters of the country’s supply of one of the most basic chemical building blocks. in Baytown outside Houston, and Chevron Phillips Chemical Co.

How to Pack and Ship for Temperature Controlled Shipping

Freight Center

Your Guide to Shipping Temperature Controlled Items. Temperature controlled freight shipping anything that needs to remain at a specific temperature. Produce, food, flowers and pharmaceutical items are often shipped via this method. To start, shipping success begins with choosing the right packaging. You may need several of the following items when shipping temperature controlled freight: New corrugated box. Ship Your Temperature Controlled Item.

How to Pack and Ship for Temperature Controlled Shipping

Freight Center

Your Guide to Shipping Temperature Controlled Items. Temperature controlled freight shipping anything that needs to remain at a specific temperature. Produce, food, flowers and pharmaceutical items are often shipped via this method. To start, shipping success begins with choosing the right packaging. You may need several of the following items when shipping temperature controlled freight: New corrugated box. Ship Your Temperature Controlled Item.

How to Pack and Ship for Temperature Controlled Shipping

Freight Center

Your Guide to Shipping Temperature Controlled Items. Temperature controlled freight shipping anything that needs to remain at a specific temperature. Produce, food, flowers and pharmaceutical items are often shipped via this method. To start, shipping success begins with choosing the right packaging. You may need several of the following items when shipping temperature controlled freight: New corrugated box. Ship Your Temperature Controlled Item.