February 1999

Special Report: Fuels and Feedstocks

Maximize competitive advantage with a supply chain vision

Eliminating 'silos' of information is essential

Kafoglis, C. C., PricewaterhouseCoopers

The rules of competition have changed in the downstream petroleum business. In a time of fixed commodity prices and slow demand growth, downstream petroleum companies are finding it increasingly difficult to differentiate based on products and services. Companies no longer compete against one another; rather, their supply chains compete against their competitors' supply chains. The industry has arrived at an opportune time in which it is possible for downstream leaders to implement a new supply chain vision that will improve profitability, better leverage people and assets, and bring greater value to customers all along the supply chain. Other industries (such as semiconductor, comp

Log in to view this article.

Not Yet A Subscriber? Here are Your Options.

1) Start a FREE TRIAL SUBSCRIPTION and gain access to all articles in the current issue of Hydrocarbon Processing magazine.

2) SUBSCRIBE to Hydrocarbon Processing magazine in print or digital format and gain ACCESS to the current issue as well as to 3 articles from the HP archives per month. $399 for an annual subscription*.

3) Start a FULL ACCESS PLAN SUBSCRIPTION and regain ACCESS to this article, the current issue, all past issues in the HP Archive, the HP Process Handbooks, HP Market Data, and more. $1,995 for an annual subscription.  For information about group rates or multi-year terms, contact J'Nette Davis-Nichols at Jnette.Davis-Nichols@GulfEnergyInfo.com or +1 713.520.4426*.

*Access will be granted the next business day.

Related Articles

From the Archive



{{ error }}
{{ comment.comment.Name }} • {{ comment.timeAgo }}
{{ comment.comment.Text }}