Tag / Shipping
Three Examples Exposing Complex And Vulnerable Supply Chains
The world economy is running on complex and vulnerable supply chains. A big question today is if we are at the end of globalization or starting a new phase in the process.…23rd October 2022
How The Global Supply Chain Crisis Is Worsening Inflation
People who lived 60 years ago have seen energy scarcity, empty supermarket shelves, and long lines of cars waiting at the gas station. Today’s global supply chain crisis is worsening inflation and…20th October 2022
The Role Of Tank Container Logistics In Supply Chain Resilience
Tank container logistics solutions can come in handy during uncertain times. Supply chain resilience became a significant discussion point in 2021 during the Suez Canal obstruction with the grounded Ever Given when…14th October 2022
Tanker Vessel Clearance Process Automation In One Step
Terminals need to look at automation and technology to improve the ship/shore interface and tanker vessel clearance process. Terminal planning is complicated because all activities are highly connected, including the arrivals and…17th April 2022
Tanker Ship/Shore Interface: What Are The Challenges?
As the logistics manager of an oil and petrochemical major earlier in my career, I was responsible for chartering parcel tankers and contracting tank terminals. With health & safety being my top…17th April 2022
Seven Actions To Business Success in 2022 And Beyond
A lot is changing globally, but I see great opportunities for individuals and companies in our industry. There is no better way to start the year than to give you seven actions…20th February 2022
A Carbon Neutral World: What Are The Opportunities For Shipping And Tank Storage?
The energy transition will create new opportunities for shipping and tank storage in a carbon-neutral world. This is part 2 of our article “Energy Transition: What Is The Impact On Big Oil?“.…11th January 2022
Ten Tips For A Sustainable Shift To Tank Containers
According to market players and the International Tank Container Organisation (ITCO), demand for tank containers is strong, with many companies making or considering a sustainable shift to tank containers. This article is…30th November 2021
Maritime Chokepoints: How Is Your Supply Chain Resilience?
As businesses continue to expand their global footprint and trade through maritime chokepoints increases, the need for supply chain resilience becomes critical. This is part 2 of our article “Supply Chain Chokepoints:…22nd September 2021
Supply Chain Chokepoints: Why Are They A Threat To Trade?
The Suez Canal, a crucial shipping chokepoint separating Africa from Asia, handles about 12 percent of global trade. Products shipped through this chokepoint include containerized consumer products, petrochemicals, petroleum products, crude oil,…20th September 2021