2016 New England Supply Chain Conference and Exhibition - David Jacoby
The Impact of Energy Prices on Logistics & the Global Supply Chain
David Jacoby, CTL, CEP, CFPIM, CSCP, CIRM, C.P.M., President, Boston Strategies Int'l
With oil and gas prices hovering around $40/barrel, logistics
professionals should be asking lots of questions, such as:
manufacturers and distributors further centralize their distribution networks,
and drop conversions to alternative fuel fleets?
What is the state of
alternative fuel vehicles in corporate fleets?
How long will energy prices
Is it even ethical to consume more oil and gas, when we could be
stocking goods on the shelves instead?
Will we see-saw with every cycle in
energy prices, or should we pick a logistics strategy, and stick with it?
This session will engage you in a memorable debate about important
strategic, environmental, and economic tradeoffs in logistics today. You will
walk away with facts, frameworks, and benchmarks, that could change your
company's logistics strategy. You will benefit from:
short-term vs. long-term logistics and operational strategies
figures, and insights about the environmental impacts of logistics networks
Energy price analysis and forecast
Framework for establishing,
implementing, and updating a logistics strategy and operations plan