PRE-APPROVED SELLERS SIMPLIFY CHEMICAL SUPPLY CHAINS

Chemical buyers often have to perform a careful balancing act in the process of meeting conflicting priorities. Every purchase needs to be made at the lowest possible cost and from the most dependable supplier. Buyers also need to bear in mind that the quality of raw materials procured has to meet the required specifications. Even …


E-COMMERCE PLATFORMS – PROVIDING CHEMICAL BUYERS A COMPETITIVE EDGE

Supply chain management in the chemical industry can be a challenging task. Identifying a reliable supplier of the required raw material could take days if not weeks. Once this task is completed, it would be necessary to negotiate a mutually acceptable set of terms and conditions.  By the time an order is placed, the market …


ONLINE PLATFORM FOR CHEMICALS – A BOON FOR CHEMICAL BUYERS

Small and medium-sized chemical consumers often find it difficult to get their suppliers to reduce prices or to offer them other concessions. With relatively low buying power, these firms are at the mercy of the companies from whom they source their raw materials. One option is to look for alternative vendors. But this strategy presents …


2016 ENDS WITH A BANG AND WHAT 2017 HOLDS FOR DIGITALIZATION IN CHEMICALS

To Kemgo’s many faithful members and followers, by now you’ve probably started to witness the power of the network, especially the online network. Even with our successes in helping many of you find better deals in 2016, there is still so much for us to do to help make the work that you do easier, …


SOURCING CHEMICAL SUPPLIES FROM INTERNATIONAL MARKETS

The availability of reasonably priced chemicals that meet stipulated quality standards is critical to the success of manufacturing companies. High-quality raw materials will lead to the production of high-quality end-products. Conversely, if compromises are made at the procurement stage, the results can include customer dissatisfaction and lost orders. But purchasing departments cannot select materials only …


CHEMICAL INDUSTRY TRANSFORMATION – AN IMPERATIVE FOR GROWTH

The chemical industry is seeing rapid growth and innovation as key end-use markets witness increasing demand. The US chemical industry alone is “an $801 billion enterprise” accounting for 14% of the country’s exports and 15% of the global chemical market. World chemical production grew by 2.8% in 2015. It is expected to expand by a further …