Daily Infographic: Top 5 crude oil-producing countries

The Supply Chain Journal

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Iraq's Umm Qasr commodities port shut by protesters

Logistics Middle East

Road access to Iraq's southern Umm Qasr commodities port has been cut off by protesters demanding government reforms

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Iraq's Umm Qasr Port reopens as protesters disperse

Logistics Middle East

Road access to Iraq's Umm Qasr commodities port is restored, after port authorities promised to create new jobs

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ALE completes record oil&gas transport contract in Iraq

Logistics Middle East

ALE has completed the year-long operations for the Badra heavy transportation contract in Iraq

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Largest cargo ever transported across 600km in Iraq

Logistics Middle East

Global heavy-lifting specialist sALE announced this is the largest cargo that has ever been transported over such a distance in Iraq

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Gulftainer hits 1m teu throughput in Iraq port

Logistics Middle East

Gulftainer has reached a significant milestone with a combined throughput of 1 million teu at its terminals in Umm Qasr Port in Iraq

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Italian logistics manager shot in Iraq's Basra

Logistics Middle East

Basra police spokesman Colonel Kareem al-Zaidi called the incident "criminal, not terrorist"

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Renault Trucks Middle East expands operations in Iraq

Logistics Middle East

The new 1,000 sqm service centre ?and workshop in Baghdad, is already under construction and will be open for business in the first ?quarter quarter ?of of 2016

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Emirates plans new flight routes to avoid Iraq

Logistics Middle East

UAE airline will stop flying over the country amid security fears

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Rail line connecting Iran & Iraq to launch soon

Logistics Middle East

Per year, 200 million tonnes of cargo is expected to be transported

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Iraq takes Kurdish govt & Greek shipping firm to court

Logistics Middle East

Tanker carrying crude is stationed near Texas

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An Observation on Corporate and Societal Resiliency and the Strength of the Human Spirit

Enterra Insights

This was the same ensemble of people that I encountered in the Middle East and in Iraq during the Iraq War. Last night, I returned home from Warsaw, Poland after a weeklong business trip in Europe. This was my second trip to the region in a month.

Dubai-based charter firm in emergency evacuation ops

Logistics Middle East

Aerovista rescues people in Iraq and Libya

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Just 30 drivers a day use 'world's most dangerous road'

Logistics Middle East

The truck route crosses dangerous territory from Jordan to Iraq

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Five Hidden Skills that Military Veterans Bring to Logistics

Material Handling and Logistics

I used war gaming extensively in Iraq as I was planning simultaneous, night, helicopter insertions of multiple Special Forces teams into southern Iraq. He is a retired US Army Special Forces Officer (Lieutenant Colonel) & Iraq combat veteran. Use your company’s military veterans and their five-hidden skill sets to make your company logistically successful.

Memorial Day 2022

Enterra Insights

” Today, veterans who participated in subsequent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan are fighting a similar battle. troops were ordered to dispose of military waste by digging big holes in the ground and setting the waste on fire in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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One fatal crash a week by 2030, says aviation expert

Logistics Middle East

Regional airlines recently suspended flights to Baghdad following the shooting at a flydubai airplane in Iraq and amid conflict in the wider region

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Mateen Express only Iraqi exhibitor at Cargo Show MENA

Logistics Middle East

Mateen Express & Logistics, Iraq is to be the only Iraqi logistics company to exhibit at THE CARGO SHOW MENA 2016

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The Supply Chain Impact of Europe’s Refugee Crisis

Kinaxis

According to a recent UNHCR report , nearly 60 million people were forcibly displaced in 2014 from countries such as Iraq, Eritrea, and Afghanistan. by Kirsten Watson The Syrian refugee crisis has produced some staggering statistics. According to UNCHR , the UN refugee agency, more than four million Syrians are living outside their country as registered refugees. In Lebanon alone, more than a million Syrians have taken refuge, increasing the country’s population by a third.

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The Log Book: ‘Excellence’ earns veterans fully loaded Kenworths

The Supply Chain Journal

Hernandez enlisted in the Army in 1998 and after becoming an infantryman was deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan in four combat tours. The Log Book is a weekly rundown of human-interest stories related to the transportation industry.

SCRC Supply Chain Index contributes again to the 2021 Wall Street Journal Top 250 Best Managed Companies

NC State SCRC

This was felt most drastically in the last few years, when such events as 9/11, the war in Iraq, the West Coast port workers’ strike, and increased regulatory and customs delays brought supply chain operations to a standstill.

The Changing Face of Manufacturing: How US Manufacturers are Looking Homeward

GlobalTranz

With the rise in global crude oil production and relative political stability in the major oil producing nations, particularly Iraq and Libya, the price of crude oil has fallen from above $100 a barrel to around $50 a barrel in just a year. This is the first post in a two part series on the “Changing Face of Manufacturing.”

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’. The market study by VerkehrsRundschau (a leading German magazine with a website about transport and logistics) assessed the attractiveness of the countries close to Germany as a base for logistics activities. The Netherlands secured first place based on the results from the large-scale survey among logistics decision-makers within manufacturing and retail companies in Germany.

The Supply Chain Impacts of the Russian Attack on the Ukraine

NC State SCRC

The US gets the vast majority of its imported crude oil from Canada (4 million barrels per day), Mexico (492,000 barrels per day) and Middle East oil giants like Saudi Arabia and Iraq (a combined 695,000 barrels per day).

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

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. Supply Chain Media and software vendor Slimstock have developed this checklist for working capital management. >>Please >>Please click on the red button and fill in the fields to activate the green download button. Checklist for working capital management.

Different Strokes for Different Folks (to Yield Better Results?)?

Supply Chain Shaman

With a history of forecasting military fire in Iraq, Enterra uses cognitive computing capabilities to redefine decision support in consumer products. This week I spent time in Silicon Valley talking to technology innovators. Disruption in supply chain planning is happening. My angst is that it is not happening faster. We are on a path to reinvent decision-support technologies like supply chain planning. The third act is starting. This will make traditional approaches obsolete.

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond. Advanced analytics and optimization technology is the game-changing advantage that will push you past the competition – giving your business more agility, higher accuracy and sharper insights to maximize your revenue. Learn more about: How data, advanced analytics and optimization technology combine to give your company the adaptability it needs in challenging markets.

Doing Business in Turkey

QAD

Its primary export partners were Germany, the UK, the UAE, Iraq, the US, Italy, France and Spain. Turkey was founded in 1923 from the remains of the Ottoman Empire, and it adopted many social, legal and political reforms.

Checklist for Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

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. Supply Chain Movement and software supplier Amber Road have put together this checklist for Global Trade Management. >>Please >>Please click on the red button and fill in the fields to activate the green download button. Checklist for Global Trade Management.

How Consumer Behavior is Changing

Enterra Insights

Despite the disruption of major global events in the 21st century — 9/11, the Iraq invasion, the financial crisis of 2008 and the Arab spring afterwards — the difference is that those all had regional epicenters.”[4] Although history, for the most part, advances predictably, occasionally events, like the COVID-19 pandemic, come along to reset history’s course. Some analysts refer to this as a paradigm shift.

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Federal medical stockpile still rebuilding inventory as pandemic subsides

The Supply Chain Journal

An additional 6 million vaccines will go directly to Mexico, Canada, South Korea, Ukraine, Kosovo, Haiti, Georgia, Egypt, Jordan, India, Iraq, Yemen, the West Bank and Gaza. This is an excerpt from Medically Necessary, a health care supply chain newsletter. Subscribe here.

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

Supply Chain Movement

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. However, there is a realistic possibility that you are the weakest link in your supply chain. Surprised? This white paper from R&G Global Consultants will help you analysing your own role in the performance of your supply chain.

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

Supply Chain Movement

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. However, there is a realistic possibility that you are the weakest link in your supply chain. Surprised? This white paper from R&G Global Consultants will help you analysing your own role in the performance of your supply chain.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

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. Robinson whitepaper can help companies decide, set reasonable expectations for what outsourcing can contribute to their organisation, and how much of a role a company will need to play to achieve the successful business outcome they seek. About C.H. Robinson. Robinson help companies simplify their global supply chains.

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

Supply Chain Movement

Les accords commerciaux et leurs risques d’un point de vue UE. Amber Road, leader des solutions de gestion du commerce international (GTM), et Supply Chain Movement ont collaboré ensemble pour établir cette carte de commerce international 2016 qui montre les accords commerciaux actuels de l’UE et les risques potentiels pour le commerce. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations.