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Energy Crisis in Asia and Europe: The Supply Chain Impact

Resilinc

February 2023 saw supply chain struggles continue across Asia and Europe due to dwindling energy supplies, ongoing effects of COVID-19, high inflation, and more. Europe Energy Crisis On February 5 th , 2023, EU banned Russian refined product imports—severing ties with its biggest external diesel supplier.

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How is the Logistics Economy Holding Up?

Logistics Viewpoints

Source: J.P. But cross-border trade is an important part of the global economy and much of this trade is in physical goods that must be stored, shipped, transported, and eventually consumed. I also looked at changes in exports by the US, Europe, and China. I see that as a positive. I don’t see that as a positive.

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5 Steps to Address the Rising Geopolitical Risks to Your Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

This kind of disruption causes major dislocation in the sources of demand and shifts the centers of gravity for demand, forcing organizations to rethink their supply chain design. Europe relies on Russia for around 35% of its natural gas. Increased input costs: Russia is the second largest crude oil supplier in the world.

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Baltimore Bridge Collapse: An Opportunity to Reinforce the Importance of Supply Chain Resilience

Logistics Viewpoints

The most obvious impact was the disruption of traffic and transportation. For example, a redundant supply chain may have safety stocks, contingency contracts, multiple sourcing, and diversified networks to ensure the availability and continuity of supply. The collapse had several immediate and long-term consequences for the region.

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Mid-Year Assessment of 2022 Supply Chain Sourcing Predictions- Part Two

Supply Chain Matters

Restoring More Direct Control in Materials Sourcing. Prediction Two of this year predictions indicated the following: Restoring More Direct Control in Strategic and Tactical Direct Material Sourcing Will be the Driving Force for Businesses and their Supply Chain Management Teams in the Coming Year. Mid-Year Assessment.

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What’s Driving the Increase in Transportation Management Technology Spend?

Talking Logistics

DC Velocity and Descartes have conducted a transportation benchmark study for the last two years to help transportation professionals understand what is driving the market, and how the strategy and tactics of top performers differ from the rest of the pack. Figure 1: Transportation IT Spend Change Next 2 Years (Source: Descartes).

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From the Barley in the Fields, to the Beer in Our Hands: Carlsberg’s Sustainability Journey

BlueYonder

Carlsberg has also introduced electric trucks and established a specialized transportation control tower in Poznan, Poland. This initiative is central to enhancing the management and efficiency of its logistics operations throughout Europe. In a recent webinar , Carlsberg shared more on this topic.