Sweat those assets

INTERVIEW Paul Gooch, founder and managing director of consultancy firm The Logical Group and also a member of EPCA’s SC Committee, calls for better utilisation of logistics assets, largely through pooling, if future challenges in the supply chain sector are to be met

Paul Gooch

BDP firms Swedish partnership

BDP International has taken a majority equity position in Sweden's Polar Logistics, a member of its existing global network.

Sunshine from the cloud

PROFILE GT Nexus' cloud-based technology platform offers chemical shippers numerous ways to reduce their costs and enhance their supply chains

GT Nexus website screenshot

Big guns line up in 4PL venture

Bertschi, De Rijke and Hoyer have established an international joint venture to offer independent fourth-party logistics services.

Spot the difference

TRADING A new website launched by Lateu Logistics is connecting shippers and road tanker operators in the spot market

Shiny road tanker

Bienvenue au jongleur

ACQUISITION Norbert Dentressangle has completed its takeover of TDG. What does this mean for the two companies’ chemicals businesses?

Containers in Warehouse

Go fourth and multiply

OUTSOURCING Large companies have sought to improve commercial performance by shedding supply chain functions that distract them from their core business.

Four party state

OUTSOURCING For many years the big chemical companies have looked to outsource an ever-increasing range of logistics services to help bring down supply chain costs.

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