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RollDock Takes Delivery of Interesting New Semi-Submersible Heavy Lift Ro-Ro

Dutch heavy lift company RollDock B.V. has taken delivery of its newest semi-submersible heavy lift ro-ro vessel from the German shipbuilder Flensburger-Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG).

The Rolldock Storm is the second in a series two 151.5 meter multi-functional specialized carriers known as the “ST” class, which are interesting because of their three modes of loading; Lift on / Lift off, Roll on / Roll off and Float in / Float out modes. 274 more words

July 2014

Punch above your weight with data-driven Supply Chain Leadership

It was an interesting conversation on Supply Chain fundamentals when somebody asked who can afford not to bother about their SCM at all. My thoughts suddenly turned to a savoury vendor in Chennai, who used to sell these awesome small onion samosas. 962 more words


Freight costs and how to make them better.

Whether you are a large company or a small one, if you use freight carriers you need to be reviewing the price you are charged and the service you receive on a regular basis. 167 more words

Supply Chain

What happens when the shelves at your grocery store are empty?

One week after a company-wide employee dispute slammed the breaks on food deliveries, the shelves are looking pretty barren inside most of New England’s 70 or so Market Basket stores. 624 more words


Palma district, in Mozambique, to have aircraft runway

July 24th, 2014

A runway for Boeing 737 type aircraft is due to be built this year in the Palma district of Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province, according to Wednesday’s edition of Mozambican daily newspaper Correio da Manhã. 185 more words

July 2014

Bangladesh can look to this unlikely place to fix its garment sector

Detroit is a long way from Dhaka, but the American city’s effort to address blight offer lessons for cleaning up the garment sector in Bangladesh. Released in May, the Detroit’s  780 more words