Russia-Ukraine conflict creates a whole host of supply chain challenges

When Russia invaded Ukraine, most of the stories on the economic impact of the war focused on energy and wheat. Gas prices, which were already high, have continued to spike, and while harvest time is months off, Ukraine, like Russia, is a major producer of wheat, especially to the Middle East. There was less discussion… Continue reading Russia-Ukraine conflict creates a whole host of supply chain challenges

Ukraine conflict to cause significant pressure on pallet supply

The European Federation of Wooden Pallet & Packaging Manufacturers (FEFPEB) has expressed its deep sympathies and support for the people of Ukraine and advised that the conflict in Ukraine is expected to cause significant pressure on the supply of wood, and therefore pallets and packaging, in the coming weeks. Last year, Ukraine exported more than… Continue reading Ukraine conflict to cause significant pressure on pallet supply

Industry stakeholders highlight logistics and supply chain impacts of Russia-Ukraine conflict

While Russia’s invasion of Ukraine goes on, the subsequent logistics- and supply chain-related impacts continue to evolve in lockstep. Over the past several days since Russia moved forward into Ukraine, there have been myriad impacts on logistics and supply chain operations, in the form: of rapidly increasing oil and gas prices, shippers and carriers implementing… Continue reading Industry stakeholders highlight logistics and supply chain impacts of Russia-Ukraine conflict

Supply Chain Impacts from Russia-Ukraine Conflict

I believe many of us are spending an abundance of time reading about the Russia-Ukraine war. It is certainly worthy of our concerns as individuals. But the topic is also of significance to supply chain practitioners. In fact, supply chains are being impacted directly by the war and by the sanctions being put in place… Continue reading Supply Chain Impacts from Russia-Ukraine Conflict