Panama Papers Are A Reminder Of Ethical Risks Lurking In The Supply Chain

EcoVadis

The mind-boggling number of names and companies ensnared in the Panama Papers scandal leaves many people wondering if they might know or work with any of the entities on the list, and whether it means they are doing anything unethical, or breaking any laws. Given the nature of the anonymous accounts in the Panama Papers, this naturally gives rise to questions as to what unethical or illegal things are being done with those accounts.

6 Things to Consider as You Plan Your 2016 Budget

Talking Logistics

Panama Canal Expansion. The Panama Canal expansion, slated for completion this spring, will impact logistics in a big way. You can read more on the topic in our recent white paper, Wide Open: How the Panama Canal Expansion Is Redrawing the Logistics Map [DK1] , which was written collaboratively with Boston Consulting Group. In my opinion, there will be more than one way to procure capacity, rates, and services for the 2016-2017 season.

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Supplier Cartel Activity and Sustainable Procurement

EcoVadis

Anti-competitive practices remain a peripheral CSR issue for most companies , particularly in the context of sustainable procurement. Moving beyond compliance: Sustainable Procurement. Panama Papers Are A Reminder Of Ethical Risks Lurking In The Supply Chain

When the Heavy Hand of Government is Not a Burden

Supply Chain @ MIT

The widening of the Panama Canal to enable larger ships to pass through the trade artery will generate this traffic. As an alternative to stockpiling locally, decision makers in the public and private sectors should consider a pooled procurement process, says Goentzel.

Changing SRM Behaviors in a Period of $70/bbl Oil

Supply Chain View from the Field

I was in Houston yesterday evening, speaking to a large group of procurement executives at a roundtable held by KPMG’s Procurement Advisory Group, at the fabulous Brennan’s restaurant on Smith Street. Business at the Port of Houston is robust, and the volume is growing, based on the hope that the Panama Canal expansion will drive more cargo into the port.

Trends—January 2013

Inbound Logistics

Supply Chain Trends in 2016: A Year of Defining Change

CH Robinson Transportfolio

From the Panama Canal opening to a record year in ecommerce, the happenings of 2016 have kept everyone on their toes. The Panama Canal is a prime example of a global vision being realized. Supply Chain Trends in 2016: A Year of Defining Change.Transportfolio by C.H. Robinson.

El Niño May Have Your Supply Chain Partying Like It’s 1997

Kinaxis

For example, the Panama Canal has already restricted the size of ships permitted to pass through it due to drought conditions created by El Niño. by Kirsten Watson It’s not often that a weather phenomenon becomes part of the pop culture zeitgeist.

6 Things to Consider as You Plan Your 2016 Budget

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Panama Canal Expansion. The Panama Canal expansion, slated for completion this spring, will impact logistics in a big way. In my opinion, there will be more than one way to procure capacity, rates, and services for the 2016-2017 season.

Top 10 Talking Logistics Videos and Posts in 2015

Talking Logistics

Leading Practices in Transportation Procurement (2,166 views). The Panama Canal Expansion: The Impact on Logistics Strategies and Operations (2,057 views).

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More Challenges for the Transportation Network: Day 2 of the SCRC Meeting

Supply Chain View from the Field

For example, the widening of the Panama Canal will change the conditions here in North Carolina, as enormous container ships will be circumnavigating the globe. And in Panama a huge transshipment area will grow where they will will do break bulk, put cargo onto smaller ships and send to North America. This is impacting how you think about managing the network, and in procurement.

New: Global Trade Map 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Operations, customs, supply chain, legal and/or logistics departments are brought together during the product procurement process to ensure that imported components and finished products meet the terms of the relevant free trade agreement. Panama.

Hanjin Shipping Bankruptcy

3PL Insights

However, Nerijus Poskus, director of pricing and procurement for the freight forwarder and customs broker Flexport, predicts that this spike won’t last longer than one or two months. In addition, the recent expansion of the Panama Canal has led companies to build larger, newer ships.

What’s Looming for Transpacific Ocean Shipments this Peak Season?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

gulf region due to Panama Canal restrictions. In fact, there were some instances where vessels had to unload cargo in Panama to get through the canal. Procure enough capacity. Review your existing capacity procurement levels with service provider(s) to ensure you have enough.