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STORAGE OF EXPLOSIVES – LESSONS LEARNT FROM THE EXPLOSION OF Rui Hai WAREHOUSE IN CHINA

STORAGE OF EXPLOSIVES – LESSONS LEARNT FROM THE EXPLOSION OF Rui Hai WAREHOUSE IN CHINA

Explosives are hazardous materials and need specially designed storage area for the safety of the materials stored in the store as well as the safety of people working in such areas. The storage and handling practices for explosives are different from the storage and handling practices of the normal materials. Strict safety measures are taken to avoid any mis-happening due […]

by · November 30, 2015 · Distribution, Supply Chain
The China/US Pacific Islands stand-off poses a serious threat to global supply chains

The China/US Pacific Islands stand-off poses a serious threat to global supply chains

If there was to be a new shooting war in the near future of one scale or another, would your supply chain be able to cope? When many people conjure up visions of a Pacific island they often think about islands such as Tahiti or Fiji or perhaps Gilligan’s Island. But when it comes down to global supply chains it’s […]

Is the re-shoring activity of US supply chains a factor in the Chinese economic slowdown?

Is the re-shoring activity of US supply chains a factor in the Chinese economic slowdown?

China has been making headlines over the past few months with regard to the slowdown of its economy, and supply chain gurus are now contemplating whether or not the re-shoring of some supply chains that is taking place in the US is a significant factor that should be considered. The re-shoring trend in the US In recent years there has […]

by · September 25, 2015 · Manufacturing, Supply Chain
The Chinese economic slowdown and its potential impact on global supply chains

The Chinese economic slowdown and its potential impact on global supply chains

Almost every national economy in the world has counted on the continuing strong growth and stability of the Chinese economy, but the latest news coming out of China is not good, and it could have a significant effect on supply chains around the world if the indicated slow-down continues and perhaps even deepens. A recent report by Elliot Wilson in […]