Benefits and Drawbacks of Various Transportation Procurement Approaches

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Oil & Gas Companies Focus on Eliminating Supply Chain Waste

Talking Logistics

trailed both Saudi Arabia and Russia in oil production, and it trailed Russia in natural gas production. One area where significant waste exists is transportation management. “Past performance is no guarantee of future results.”.

How to Plan for Common Disruptors in Ocean Freight

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The 9 th annual BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) summit is being held in Xiamen September 3-5, 2017 (the summit location rotates between its member countries). Robinson offices, procurement teams, and customers. Peak season for ocean freight shipping is underway.

The Top 6 Trends in Logistics Impacting Shippers in 2017

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According to PLS Logistics , global companies will install procurement managers in China for entire organizations by 2025. Meanwhile, Brazil, Russia and India will become major suppliers as companies access the remaining untapped resources of the world.

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Handfield’s Supply Chain Analytics Predictions for 2014

Supply Chain View from the Field

I’ve had the good fortune to be presented with opportunities for compelling discussions with a significant group of leading thinkers, senior executives in procurement, logistics, and technology management over this past year. In particular, the focal BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) represent major targets for expansion, but with them come a host of new problem that enterprises have little to no experience in dealing with in terms of logistics capabilities.

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

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The answer depends largely on whether OPEC, Russia, and other oil producers adhere to the supply cuts they pledged to on December 10th. Russia, Iran, North Korea, and ISIS : Call them “The Unpredictables” (you can probably add China to the mix too).

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

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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

Trends & Strategies in Logistics and SCM

Supply Chain Movement

Two out of three respondents stated that their company’s logistics capability is negatively influenced by poor transportation infrastructure, which is a problem particularly in emerging markets. In sum, globalization clearly amplifies other trends and leads to an increase in complexity, particularly in regions of growth such as Russia, Eastern Europe,India, and Africa. Proactive strategies should include research and development, procurement, production and sales.

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Join BVL International at the North American chapter kickoff on August 12, 2013

Supply Chain View from the Field

Two out of three respondents stated that their company’s logistics capability is negatively influenced by poor transportation infrastructure, which is a problem particularly in emerging markets. In sum, globalization clearly amplifies other trends and leads to an increase in complexity, particularly in regions of growth such as Russia, Eastern Europe, India, and Africa. Proactive strategies should include research and development, procurement, production and sales.