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Gaining data visibility and control is critical to rebalancing the chemicals supply chain and operations

After the double shock of Coronavirus and the ‘Texas Freeze’ visibility and control of the chemicals supply chain and operations is critical to recovery. Glenn Hoskin, EVP Energy & Natural Resources at Maine Pointe, looks at the impact of these events on the industry and considers some of the steps executives can take to ensure they have accurate data at their fingertips to inform decision-making.

Topics: Operations Excellence Total Value Optimization Chemicals Operational Improvements Data Analytics Stabilize-Recover-Rebalance

Beating the Chemicals-by-Rail Congestion Challenge in the Gulf Corridor

Over $90bn of new plants are due to come on line along the Gulf Corridor. With demand for freight already outstripping track capacity and rail freight charges rising fast, there are testing times ahead for shippers that rely on rail to take their products to market.

Topics: Rail Logistics Logistics Chemicals