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New Company Takes Over OW Tanker

OW Tanker, a unit of bankrupt OW Bunker and owner of its marine fuel supply ships, has been taken over by a newly-created company, the fleet manager told Reuters on Wednesday.

OW Bunker’s Fleet-Owning Unit Taken Over

OW Tanker, a unit of bankrupt OW Bunker and owner of its marine fuel supply ships, has been taken over by a newly-created company, the fleet manager told Reuters on Wednesday. The post OW Bunker’s Fleet-Owning Unit Taken Over appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

The West Coast Port Problem and How It’s Disrupting the Supply Chain

Categories: Industry News, Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain Visibility Tags: General News, L2 The labor negotiations (or lack thereof) and, consequently, the slowdowns in productivity at ports along the West Coast continue to have an impact on the region and beyond. Show More Summary

Energy and tech butting heads over $5.2B Texas battery project

A battle is brewing in Texas over a power company's $5.2 billion plan to install batteries in its network of power lines to help it manage its supply and demand more…

Dumpsters: Where Food Goes to Die, or Waits for Those Who Dive

Categories: Supply Chain, Supply Chain Management, Sustainability Tags: L1, Sourcing and Categories Last week, Spend Matters introduced a new series on the food supply chain – specifically, how much of it goes to waste (up to 40%). Today, we continue this discussion. Show More Summary

TFM’s David Gustin Shares His Expertise at The White House’s SupplierPay Session

Categories: Conferences, Supplier Collaboration, Supplier Management, Suppliers, Supply Networks, Trade Financing Tags: General News, L1 David Gustin of Trade Financing Matters was in Washington, D.C., last week attending and presenting at The White House’s SupplierPay session. Show More Summary

Is Your Head of HR Thinking About Supply Chain Management?

Amidst what seems like 1,000 panel discussions in 1,000 Washington, DC conference rooms every month, a truly revolutionary idea for unlocking business growth emerged from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation just before Thanksgiving. First,...Show More Summary

Waste Matters! (Food Waste, That Is)

Categories: Supply Chain, Supply Chain Management Tags: Sourcing and Categories How much food do we waste in America? A lot: 30% to 40% of the food supply ends up in the landfill. In 2010, 133 billion pounds of food was thrown out at retail stores, restaurants and US homes. Show More Summary

Westermo Ethernet Switches Help Restore Signalling Power to Minimise Train Delays and Disruption

Westermo is supplying 60 Lynx 110-F2 managed ethernet switches to Schneider Electric for use as critical components in its automatic supply restoration (ASR) systems.

Focusing on Efficiency with the AT Kearney 2014 ROSMA Benchmark Report

Categories: Analysis, Learning / Research, Procurement, Spend Management Tags: Plus Earlier this week, we began our series analyzing the new AT Kearney 2014 ROSMA Benchmark Report, “Building the Brand of Procurement and Supply.” I first talked about the context and how the report analyzes ROSMA’s scores. Show More Summary

CEVA is SuperGroup's Freight Manager

CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading supply chain management companies, has been awarded a long term contract to provide freight management services to SuperGroup,

Schneider Electric to Supply Integrated Energy Management Solution for Faroe Islands

Schneider Electric recently signed a contract to supply SEV, the main energy supplier in the Faroe Islands, an integrated solution for the management of the island’s electrical network for generation, transmission and distribution operations. Show More Summary

Lessons From Another Third-Party-Vendor-Based Data Breach

Categories: Analysis, Breaking News, Supplier Management, Supply Networks, Supply Risk Management Tags: L2, Process and Best Practice How did hackers gain access to 53 million email addresses and 56 million credit cards belonging Home Depot customers? Through one of the retailer’s third-party vendors. Show More Summary

Results and Additional Analysis of AT Kearney 2014 ROSMA Benchmark Report

Categories: Analysis, Learning / Research, Procurement, Spend Management Tags: Plus In the previous installment of this series, I outlined the background and approach for the 2014 AT Kearney Return on Supply Management Assets (ROSMA) benchmark report that can be found here. Show More Summary

Supply Chain Top Tip: Engage With Your Suppliers – Don’t Beat Them Up!

Categories: Analysis, Breaking News, Supplier Collaboration, Supplier Management, Supplier Risk and Compliance Management Tags: General News, L3 Spend Matters has reported on the ongoing Apple and GT Advanced Technologies fiasco that is unfolding in the courts at the moment – most recently this article. Show More Summary

Key Priorities for Ethical Supply Chains – An Interesting Study

Software Advice, a software review company which covers the supply chain management space, recently posted the results of its Key Priorities for Ethical Supply Chains Industry View 2014 that discussed the results of two surveys distributed to over 1,100 consumers. The findings are interesting, generally indicative of the current state of affairs, but, as far […]

Supplier Relationship Management: Where Is It Going? Are You Keeping Pace?

Categories: Supplier Management Tags: Plus Supplier Relationship Management (SRM): there is probably no other solution set in supply chain these days that is sold in so many incarnations – it’s a wild list of acronyms: SM, SIM, SLM, SRM, VRM, SBM, 3PM, even VMS. Show More Summary

Procurement Trend #18. Improved Supply Management Skill Set

Fifteen anti-trends still remain but today we can take solace in the fact that we have finally finished with the “old news” anti-trends and have reached the “ongoing” blues anti-trends. While these anti-trends are still “old news”, most are only a few decades old, as opposed to some of the earlier trends we debunked which […]

Women in Business: Mary Kay Runyan Senior Vice President, Supply Management ServiceMaster Clean, ServiceMaster Restore, AmeriSpec, Furniture Medic and Merry Maids

Mary Kay Runyan joined ServiceMaster in 2010 and serves as senior vice president of supply management, with full responsibility for strategic sourcing and procurement for the company's products and services, ranging from vehicles toShow More Summary

Supply Chain Managers: What You Need to Know About Climate Change

Chances are, changes in our atmosphere will alter raw material availability and global transportation. Here's how to respond.

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