Category Archives: Competition

Is OPEC about to break-up?

OPEC is an organisation made up of 12 oil-producing countries which operates as a cartel to try to control oil prices. It was formed in 1960 by Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Venezuela and Saudi Arabia, with most of the rest of … Continue reading

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Supply chain inefficiency

If your company is part of a supply chain then you are probably not maximizing your profits. This post looks at why and in future posts I will look at what can be done to increase profits. Supply chains can … Continue reading

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Oil prices and OPEC

OPEC will meet today (8th June) to decide levels of production. The FT says this: ‘A large increase in production could damp current high prices, while a decision to maintain production levels would set the scene for a large drawdown … Continue reading

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