A time of transition: 3 key trends for oil & gas in 2018


In the wake of its devastating consequences, companies have formed new business partnerships and become more open to embracing innovation. Let’s take a look at what’s going on in the industry in this era of transformation.

The automated container terminal and the odd (mis)adventure of the Google car


At a recent dinner with friends, the topic of our conversation moved to the invincibility of autonomous vehicles and the unfortunate encounter between the bus and the Google car. It was my turn to be ‘the heart of the party’. Fans of autonomous flying vehicles (a.k.a.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

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Mindmap for the Supply Chain Director 2020

Supply Chain Movement

Not only does this demand a new approach, requiring an organisation and its employees to display more agility and responsiveness, but it also creates the need for a supply chain architect in order to meet the changing needs of customers, both now and in the future. Iran, Islamic Republic of.

Supply Chain Solutions: What You Can Learn From the Semiconductor Industry


The manufacturers, key suppliers, and customer industries of semiconductor device makers are global, with a strong Asia presence. With demand growing for these simpler products, many buyers have established facilities in North Asia to take advantage of lower labor costs.

Navigating the Future in an Uncertain Political and Regulatory Environment


I began the discussion with an overview of the many uncertainties that confront supply chain executives, as well as some preliminary forecasts based on my recent discussions with executives in a variety of industries. India and China are both growing at rates of 6-7% as well.