Managing Logistics for The World’s Largest Company with Gary Sostack

The Logistics of Logistics

It’s Saudi Aramco. Combined, they’re still not as big as Saudi Aramco. [06:32] 06:32] What were some of the projects you worked on with Saudi Aramco? We also searched for people with the best ideas and moved them to Saudi Arabia. I was involved with the procurement of equipment and materials. We once had to move a prototype oil rig from Texas to Saudi Arabia. 11:47] Up until July of this year, Saudi Aramco was their own 3PL.

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

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And in countries like Saudi Arabia, every container must go through inspection. After all, the more you know about an item’s origin — and what it takes to get it to your warehouse — the easier it becomes to identify any middlemen that might be artificially elevating the price of goods. On the contrary, you should be exploring all your procurement options globally, nationally, and locally. Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations.

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Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

And in countries like Saudi Arabia, every container must go through inspection. After all, the more you know about an item’s origin — and what it takes to get it to your warehouse — the easier it becomes to identify any middlemen that might be artificially elevating the price of goods.

Your Supply Chain to Increase Efficiency and Sustainability

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Sourcing and procurement departments exist to mitigate this issue, but input bottlenecks remain common. Not to mention that time-sensitive goods such as chemicals and food can spoil as they sit in warehouses. Reassess Your Supply Chain to Increase Efficiency and Sustainability.

Your Supply Chain to Increase Efficiency and Sustainability

ThroughPut

Sourcing and procurement departments exist to mitigate this issue, but input bottlenecks remain common. Not to mention that time-sensitive goods such as chemicals and food can spoil as they sit in warehouses. Reassess Your Supply Chain to Increase Efficiency and Sustainability.