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The “New Norm” of Logistics, Downstream Effects on the Chemical Industry
The logistics industry is accustomed to seasonal tightness, as well as issues with specific lanes based on weather or laws that last up to a few months. Rather than typical tight conditions, the recent trends in the freight appear to be the “new normal”, with long-term downstream effects in store for the specialty chemical industry and beyond.
U.S. & China Relations Improve, Tariffs Appear on Hold
In May, the Trump administration made meaningful actions to halt the looming trade war with China, leaning on both sides of the bargaining table to repair the relationship and proceed with the global economy in mind.
Both sides appear to have come to an agreement, with China agreeing to buy an undisclosed additional amount of U.S. goods in coming years.
Introducing: The View from Jamestown Mobile App
The Chemical Company is committed to being more than a product and service provider. TCC strives to be one of your most valuable assets, by being a partner in all of your business operations.
As part of these continued efforts, we are proud to introduce our dedicated mobile application, “The View from Jamestown: Mobile App.”.
Pricing trends, market news and analysis, events and conferences, and much more is available through the app, along with additional features and capabilities in the months and years to come. Click the icon below to download.
Security of Supply | The Chemical Company
Security of Supply defines The TCC global strategy to ensure safety, and accountability as well as honest, long-term organic growth.
Our team includes a local technical sales staff based throughout the Americas, a dedicated EH&S team, our integrated logistics managers, vertically integrated producing partners, and committed high-quality customer expert team.
We monitor short-term trends and long-term opportunities, acting and investing when the market is right to bring the best value to our business partners and customers.
The View from Jamestown: Podcast Edition is our bi-weekly podcast series that includes content from The View, interviews with industry professionals and business partners, tradeshow previews, and much more.
Stream the June “View from Jamestown” podcast by clicking the image, or via the link below.
Featured Product: June 2018
TCC is committed to continuous growth and expansion of our product portfolio, and the mining product category is our newest expansion.
Click the image or title above to view our expansive line of products for the mining industry. For specific product information and availability, contact product manager Javier Fernandez.
All products are subject to availability, which fluctuates daily. Most products are available from TCC with approximately a one-week lead time.
For more information, click the graphic of the product, or visit thechemco.com.
Monthly Market Movers
Crude Oil: $64.75 / bbl
Natural Gas: $2.93 / bbl
As of: 6/5/2018, Yahoo Finance (Approximate monthly changes)
Dollars & Cents
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As of: 6/5/2018, xe.com
American Coatings Show
The TCC team pursued a busy spring tradeshow schedule, attending the AFPM, American Coatings Show & NPE all in a matter of weeks.
We are proud to welcome all current and new business partners at each show, and are looking forward to following up in the coming weeks!
The Chemical Company’s tradeshow floor team at the 2018 American Coatings Show in Indianapolis, Indiana.