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World glut of surplus oil stocks – good news and bad news for global supply chains

World glut of surplus oil stocks – good news and bad news for global supply chains

According to recent reports, because of the glut in oil supplies, the world is beginning to exhaust its storage facilities and may soon even fill up the offshore tanker storage space, increasing the chances of a sudden plunge in the prices of crude oil in the near future. On the one hand this could further reduce shipping costs in many […]

by · December 4, 2015 · Transportation
47,500 US driver shortage forecast will harm supply chain efficiency

47,500 US driver shortage forecast will harm supply chain efficiency

According to a recent statement made by the American Trucking Associations (ATA) US supply chains that rely on road transport will be suffer even further from the driver shortage in the trucking industry which is set to reach 47,500 by the end of 2015. This represents an increase of nearly 27% since the same time last year.  But that’s not […]

by · October 12, 2015 · Supply Chain, Transportation
Structured Healthcare Supply Chains facilitate improved patient care say GHX

Structured Healthcare Supply Chains facilitate improved patient care say GHX

The health care industry has evolved its supply chain philosophy from being merely functional into becoming something that can also provide better clinical results. Global healthcare supply chain specialists GHX, in a recent study of healthcare supply chains, has identified five important ways that their customers are able to make best use of their supply chains in order to achieve […]

by · October 9, 2015 · Supply Chain
Supply Chain Station reviews Day 2 of the CSCMP 2015 conference

Supply Chain Station reviews Day 2 of the CSCMP 2015 conference

Here at Day 2 of the CSCMP 2015 conference part of the opening session expounded what CSCMP advocate; namely supporting young supply chain professionals and helping them to further their careers through the Circle of Excellence they talked about in Day 1 – getting young people still in the education system involved in supply chain as early as possible and […]

Supply Chain Station review Day 1 of the CSCMP 2015 conference

Supply Chain Station review Day 1 of the CSCMP 2015 conference

Following hot on the heels of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) 2015 conference, held in the San Diego convention centre, Supply Chain Station brings you the first of 2 reviews recounting how the conference went down and the notable events and keynote speeches from Day 1. The Circle of Excellence This year’s CSCMP conference was a well […]