Report on Arctic Northern Passage Shipping Volume

Supply Chain Matters

At the time, a Chinese icebreaker was successful in completing the first ship voyage that utilized an Arctic Ocean and polar icecap route to travel from China to an Icelandic port. Procurement and Sourcing Transportation and Logistics Arctic shipping passage independendent blog commenting on global supply chain developments Supply chain Matters blog Two years ago. Supply Chain Matters called reader attention to an important milestone in Asia and North Atlantic Ocean transit.

Supply Chain Disruptions or Minor Inconveniences?

Logility

Can you anticipate and properly plan for once in a lifetime events like last year’s Icelandic volcano, and the earthquake and subsequent tsunami earlier this year in Japan? How do you plan for the unimaginable?

Supply Chain Disruptions or Minor Inconveniences?

Logility

Can you anticipate and properly plan for once in a lifetime events like last year’s Icelandic volcano, and the earthquake and subsequent tsunami earlier this year in Japan? How do you plan for the unimaginable?

Let’s Embrace New Ways of Working

Supply Chain Shaman

I spoke of my experience during the Icelandic ash issue. I find twitter an accurate source of data. Tomorrow, I am off to Europe. On Thursday, I am speak on the future of supply chain technologies at an Eyeon conference in Rotterdam.

Reflective Thinking: Complexity

Logility

Source: Dictionary.com. External factors vary from port closures due to worker strikes to natural disasters such as the recent eruptions of Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull which have caused several disruptions to supply chains around the globe. com-plex-i-ty [k uh m- plek -si-tee].

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

From local truck transportation to global supply chain management systems, from produce sourcing to consulting based on practical experience to outsourcing, C.H. Iceland. More shippers today appear to be outsourcing some or all of their logistics.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Iceland. Sourcing from far-flung countries such as China is leading to growing uncertainty about the actual supply of purchase orders. Customers are becoming more demanding all the time: they increasingly expect personalised offers, available globally and round the clock.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

By consolidating at the source, several shipments can be combined into one, thereby reducing the number of shipments even before the shipments arrive at the Logistics Service Provider (LSP). Iceland. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management.

10 questions about the benefits of S&OP for your organisation

Supply Chain Movement

However, there must be consensus within the organisation about definitions and the right source of information for important reports. Iceland. Management at the helm.

New: Global Trade Map 2016

Supply Chain Movement

The benefits of utilising modern-day FTAs include fewer customs duties, less red tape, access to public tenders, sourcing opportunities, investment opportunities and more transparent business conditions. Iceland. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations.

Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

Further compounding the challenge is the political question of territorial sovereignty; there are currently eight countries claiming territory within the Arctic Circle: the United States, Russia, Canada, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Iceland.

Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

Further compounding the challenge is the political question of territorial sovereignty; there are currently eight countries claiming territory within the Arctic Circle: the United States, Russia, Canada, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Iceland. China is another major source of trade with skin in the game. Warmer temperatures brought on by climate change are transforming topographies around the world, giving rise to profound consequences.

This Week in Logistics News (August 28 – September 1, 2017)

Talking Logistics

LevaData to Transform Strategic Sourcing for Global Procurement and Supply Chain Leaders. Iceland Gets On-Demand Drone Deliveries (BloombergTechnology). August is usually a quiet month for supply chain and logistics news, but not this year, especially the past couple of weeks.