Iran and International Trade Expansion

Logistics Viewpoints

Last week negotiators from the P5+1 (or EU+3) and Iran developed a preliminary agreement on Iran’s nuclear program. This opened the door for Iranian sanction relief and presents the question, “How will Iran’s international trade change, and what partners will benefit?”

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Global Logistics—September 2016

Inbound Logistics

India-based textile manufacturer accused of providing fraudulent products; Iran seeks to strengthen trade relationships in Latin America; British manufacturers get small boost in wake of Brexit referendum

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Freight Rates News December 2015

Freightos

First up, no surprises, China slowdown and depressed commodity prices, then the lifting of sanctions on Iran. Freight Rates News. Freight and logistics trends that rate in the news. DECEMBER 2015. We summarize key monthly trends in six sections. Prefer to find news yourself?

10 Controversial Freight Predictions for 2016

Freightos

Iran’s sanction removal, agreement on the Pacific Trade Deal ). 10 Controversial Freight Predictions For 2016. There’s been several great predictions for logistics in 2016. We’re taking another approach, and are sharing some predictions that go against the grain.

Global Logistics—January 2015

Inbound Logistics

United States gives Mexican truck drivers the green light for cross-border moves; Uber pilots cargo service in Hong Kong; Latin American rail freight market ripe for investment; Panama Canal Authority restructures its toll system; Turkey and Iran toil over truck fees; Global airfreight market set for steady growth; Lithuania railroad faces antitrust inquiry over competitive switching practices

10 Controversial Freight Predictions for 2016

Freightos

Iran’s sanction removal, agreement on the Pacific Trade Deal ). 10 Controversial Freight Predictions For 2016. There’s been several great predictions for logistics in 2016. We’re taking another approach, and are sharing some predictions that go against the grain.

Oil Price Volatility and the Changing Dynamics of Supply Chain Management

Oracle SCM

Today, courtesy of the shale gas revolution in the US, OPEC policies and the re-introduction of Iran to the market, the price stands at around $30 per barrel and all indications are that it will fall further over the course of the year.

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Index Suggests Growth, But Volatility

EFT

The logistics industry is also intrigued by the possibility that Iran could emerge from its long economic isolation as the result of an agreement to curtail its nuclear programme. In the survey, Iran moved up 12 spots - from no.

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Sales, Inventory & Operations Planning (SiOP) – Part Five

Arkieva

What will be the impact of the Russian embargo on Turkey or of Iran opening up to trade with the west? Last time in Sales, Inventory & Operations Planning (SiOP) – Part Four I talked about the Supply step of the cross-functional process of SiOP.

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

Iran, Islamic Republic of. Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond.

This Week in Logistics News (April 27 – May 1, 2015)

Talking Logistics

US Navy to accompany US-flagged ships in Persian Gulf after Iran seizes vessel (Fox News). My wife and I visited my fourth grade son’s class this morning to see the work they’ve done the past few weeks.

Sorry, I’m Not Sure: Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2018

Talking Logistics

And you can’t forget about the other Unpredictables: Iran, Russia, China, and ISIS; all of these entities could have a destabilizing effect on world peace and prosperity. Source: Evan, Flikr. “I

White paper: Are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Iran, Islamic Republic of. Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. Clearly, this does not change the call for efficiency and productivity. And now, the pressure is on you -as senior executive- to deliver.

White paper: What if you are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Iran, Islamic Republic of. Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. Clearly, this does not change the call for efficiency and productivity. And now, the pressure is on you -as senior executive- to deliver.

Freight In The Year Of The Monkey

Freightos

On February 15th, 2016, the first freight train from China reached the capital of Iran, shaving 30 days off the standard port-to-port transport time. Which is impeccable timing, as the lifting of Iran’s sanctions may open the door for new trade opportunities.

La carte du commerce international 2016 / Global Trade Map 2016 in French

Supply Chain Movement

Iran, Islamic Republic of. Les accords commerciaux et leurs risques d’un point de vue UE.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

Iran, Islamic Republic of. More shippers today appear to be outsourcing some or all of their logistics. How does a company decide that outsourcing logistics is the right choice? This C.H.

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Iran, Islamic Republic of. 10 questions to assess working capital management. Working capital management revolves around inventory, debtors and creditors. Some companies generate cash so quickly that they can even achieve negative working capital.

I Will Be Wrong Again: Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2017

Talking Logistics

Russia, Iran, North Korea, and ISIS : Call them “The Unpredictables” (you can probably add China to the mix too). Past performance is not indicative of future results. This is not only true for financial investments, but also for supply chain and logistics predictions.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

Iran, Islamic Republic of. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’. Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years.

Checklist Regelkonforme Lieferketten/Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Iran, Islamic Republic of. 11 Fragen zum Global Trade Management / 11 questions about Global Trade Management. Der globale Handel wächst – und mit ihm die Regulierung. Das effiziente Management von Lieferketten wird dadurch immer weiter erschwert.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Iran, Islamic Republic of. Global competition is forcing companies to optimally manage the orders they have scored. Supply chain execution software can coordinate the necessary alignment process between the various systems within the network.

Checklist for Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Iran, Islamic Republic of. 10 questions about Global Trade Management. Managing the activities comprising a supply chain is becoming more difficult with the growth of trade and increased regulation.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Iran, Islamic Republic of. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Iran, Islamic Republic of. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe. Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Iran, Islamic Republic of. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way. These developments impact Original Equipment Manufacturers, both at strategic level and at operational level within their supply chains.

Gartner’s survey analysis: Women in Supply Chain 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Iran, Islamic Republic of. Gartner’s first Women in Supply Chain Survey, conducted with AWESOME, an executive women’s leadership group, and supported by Supply Chain Media, compares the representation of women in supply chain leadership roles.

Gartner’s Women in Supply Chain Survey 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Iran, Islamic Republic of. Gartner’s first Women in Supply Chain Survey, conducted with AWESOME, an executive women’s leadership group, compares the representation of women in supply chain leadership roles.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Iran, Islamic Republic of. Customers are becoming more demanding all the time: they increasingly expect personalised offers, available globally and round the clock. Such huge pressure on sales is also dragging the supply chain department(s) towards an ever-higher service level.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

Iran, Islamic Republic of. In the global fashion and luxury goods market, ever-higher customer expectations, combined with demographic and economic shifts, are making it increasingly difficult to predict consumer behaviour and plan accordingly.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

Iran, Islamic Republic of. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend. They can renegotiate contracts, find other carriers, and do a better job of maximizing their truck utilization.

10 questions about supply chain optimisation

Supply Chain Movement

Iran, Islamic Republic of. Better decision-making processes. The business complexity is increasing all the time due to globalisation, big data and dynamic interdependences. It is becoming ever-more difficult for supply chain professionals to make the right decisions.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Iran, Islamic Republic of. The world is becoming smaller and larger at the same time through globalization and the internet. Goods have to be transported across the globe and across the neighbourhood.

Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

Supply Chain Movement

Iran, Islamic Republic of. The major consultancy firms are still acquiring smaller niche competitors to intensify their supply chain expertise. At the same time, the supply chain specialists are expanding across Europe and even into North America.

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

Supply Chain Movement

Iran, Islamic Republic of. Management at the helm. Some companies have a well-developed sales & operations planning (S&OP) process as a safeguard for structured decision-making.

Mindmap for the Supply Chain Director 2020

Supply Chain Movement

Iran, Islamic Republic of. The rapidly changing world is forcing companies to continually adapt.

Manufacturing Pulse Report 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Iran, Islamic Republic of. The manufacturing sector is in the midst of a period of great change. Driven by a desire to get closer to end customers, many are now looking at selling directly to shoppers, while continuing to serve their traditional B2B channels.