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It’s hard being a multinational shipper in such an unpredictable market; our old assumptions of stability are being eroded. But there may be ways to reengineer supply chains to take advantage of the constant volatility. Moving from an integrated supply chain – which tied together the operations of different partners across the world – to the dynamic one – which focuses on operations agility – is one.

Picks through the management-speak and there are some concrete logistics architecture suggestions here.