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Supply Chain Resilience by Colin Cram

April 10, 2013


One of the pleasures of working in the Middle East or South East Asia is the journey to Dubai. A window seat provides a view of some of the most significant places in the development of civilisation. Crossing the coast of the Black Sea one is near the site of the earliest known metal working […]

GAS Dependency by Colin Cram

July 16, 2012


Isn’t it time that politicians started to think more like top class procurement professionals? The Times newspaper in the UK, on 30 June, had an article by Tim Webb, its energy editor, about how the ‘Russian stranglehold on UK gas supplies is set to get tighter’. ‘Britain’s dependence on imported Russian gas is set to […]