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Chemical Logistics: The Price of Success

Along with low-cost feedstock, the U.S. chemical industry benefits from the strength of the general economy, which is driving greater demand for plastics and many other products made from chemicals. "We've seen a sustained upward trend that has continued to build steadily and progressively," says Mark Montanari, vice president, chemical and oil and gas at Boston-based consulting firm Maine Pointe.

Topics: Oil and Gas Logistics Total Value Optimization Chemicals Data Analytics chemical industry consulting supply chain optimization end to end supply chain integration Maine Pointe chemical logistics

Oil Makes The World Go 'Round, But How Does It Go Around The World?

finedOriginally posted in Supply Chain Dive

The logistics of transporting oil, whether crude or refined, is a global issue with risk and reward

While alternative fuels, including electric vehicles, are gaining ground, the need for oil won’t be going away for a while. In addition to transportation fuels, petroleum products are used for heating, for electricity generation, asphalt and road oil, and for making the chemicals, plastics and synthetic materials that are in so many of our everyday products. 

Topics: Oil and Gas