When the industry asks, we listen! It has been a long time coming, but it is now finally around the corner: the first Sustainability Programme, Framework, and Certification for the global maritime industry. Work to green your business, get rewarded, become recognised!
Internet-enabled smart containers are helping shippers and their supply chains optimise logistics, protect cargoes and minimise risk, but are they key to maritime’s digitally-connected future and do some solutions perform better than others? Stephen Cousins […]
MESPAS, the maritime software specialists, are making their state-of-the-art procurement software available free of charge to purchasers. MESPAS sees the digitalization of the maritime industry as a priority and believes that its unique, centralised smart […]
CMA CGM and the IMO become the shipping industry’s latest ransomware victims. Why does it keep happening? And more importantly, what can you do about it? If the aftermath of CMA CGM’s ransomware attack showed […]
We are excited to introduce the IMPA CAST, a brand-new podcast bringing you essential industry topics and the latest information on our IMPA initiatives. Each month, we will be joined by guests to take a […]
The Marine Stores Guide team gives attendees the lowdown on what’s new and on the horizon for the industry’s favourite product reference source.
Taking place between 12 and 16 October 2020, this is an online event that has a bit of everything. Make sure you do not miss out!
The IMPA Marine Stores Guide is undergoing a transformational process that is as significant as the launch of the standard itself. The IMPA team explains
Automation-first doesn’t work, but value-first does, explains Dr Marcell Vollmer
Developments in blockchain technology could revolutionise the way we buy fuels, says BLOC’s Deanna MAcDonald at IMPA London 2019
Technology is an enabler, says Efficio’s Peter Wetherill during IMPA London 2019 Conference, but it should not be the sole of focus of procurement’s efforts
Having the bravery to make big decisions will define procurement’s success in a digital world, says speaker Richard Clayton at IMPA London
Deep tech has been a long time coming, and it will be a golden era for the resurgence of small businesses, especially those in the supply chain, says Michael Gravier
Ports are at the heart of the shipping industry, and will be the centre of its digital ecosystems says Wärtsilä’s Matteo Natali
Is blockchain a passing tech trend or the future? What do procurement professionals in maritime need to understand? Katja Grothe-Eberhardt answers our questions ahead of IMPA London 2019
Value is the name of the game in procurement right now, especially when it comes to digitisation. Here we take a look at some of the tools that can help to prevent value leakage in your supply chain
The maritime industry is slowly advancing towards an autonomous ecosystem, says Saurish Nandi
Talking data and analytics is one thing, but implementing a successful programme is another, and we talk to procurement analyst Ivo Arts about his experience doing just that
Procurement consultant Lance Younger explains why procurement services could be on the rise, how consultancy work is changing, and how he recommends clients adapt to digital
Dr Sandra Bell explains how to make resilience a defining factor of digital supply chains
Leading CPO and Procurement Consultant Bina Panchal gives IMPA the lowdown on procurement change in the digital era
The quickening pace of evolution in procurement and supply chain departments has been occurring at most companies for some time now, and Sam Jermy asks how you can adapt and keep apace
The marine procurement business is long overdue for better data, lower prices and improved delivery, writes Freddy Ingemann, founder of Moscord
We ask three experts: In an age of continuous disruption, how will shipping change?
We should be making time for disruptive technologies, urges IMPA COO & Secretary General Stephen Alexander
ESL’s Esa Huotari explains how he is optimising procurement processes in the digital age
IMPA COO Stephen Alexander delves into the mind of marine procurement leader Allan Muir, Director of Digital Supply Chain at Teekay Shipping
As we approach the new year, the team examines the trends that will influence the way you work in 2019
Digital Megatrends will propel procurement and shipping into a bright new future, Kate Adamson tells delegates at IMPA London 2018 Conference
In her final column for 2017, Dr Anna Marie Antoniou examines the trends likely to influence the shipping industry in 2018