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Harrington Starr Commodity Trading and Logistics
Providing market info on oil,gas,power,energy,metals & agricultural trading. Recent improvements in ETRM & supply chain & logistics software
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Your Dealing Floor Will Not Look The Same in 10 Years

Your Dealing Floor Will Not Look The Same in 10 Years | Harrington Starr Commodity Trading and Logistics | Scoop.it
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What's happening to your trading floor? Have you seen any change?

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Leadership Lessons in Polar Exploration with Alan Chambers MBE

Leadership Lessons in Polar Exploration with Alan Chambers MBE | Harrington Starr Commodity Trading and Logistics | Scoop.it
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Excellent presentation by Alan Chambers MBE. Read how he overcomes extreme adversity and learn how he prepared himself for this challenge. Looking forward to hearing about his next adventure.

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Regulation Opens the Door for FinTech Start-Ups to Dominate, and Dominate Quickly

Regulation Opens the Door for FinTech Start-Ups to Dominate, and Dominate Quickly | Harrington Starr Commodity Trading and Logistics | Scoop.it
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Great article by Taz Thiara. Fin Tech start-ups on the rise, time to get into one?

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7 Traits of a Great Trading Systems Sales Person

7 Traits of a Great Trading Systems Sales Person | Harrington Starr Commodity Trading and Logistics | Scoop.it
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Great article by David Peglar - I think Desire is key for a successful sales person! What are your thoughts?

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3 Key Skills for Account Management in the Trading Systems World

3 Key Skills for Account Management in the Trading Systems World | Harrington Starr Commodity Trading and Logistics | Scoop.it
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The necessary skills for experienced Account Managers tend to split into 3 main areas: Breadth of skill, New Business, Feedback. What are your thoughts on this matter?

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Is the Yearly Appraisal Still Appropriate for all Members of Staff?

Is the Yearly Appraisal Still Appropriate for all Members of Staff? | Harrington Starr Commodity Trading and Logistics | Scoop.it
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Evaluating Commodity Trading Systems

Evaluating Commodity Trading Systems | Harrington Starr Commodity Trading and Logistics | Scoop.it
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Have a look at my most recent article. Many companies right now are going through system selection for commodities trading, it is going to be costly no matter what but if you select the right system and test it correctly the future returns can be massive. However is it going to be better to develop the system in house or to buy a 3rd party system vendor?

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5 Supply Chain Challenges Faced by Commodity & Energy Trading Companies

5 Supply Chain Challenges Faced by Commodity & Energy Trading Companies | Harrington Starr Commodity Trading and Logistics | Scoop.it
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Great article by David Peglar. Can owning individual supply chains increase profitability or create inefficiencies?

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Manufacturing success across Britain’s oil and gas supply chain

Manufacturing success across Britain’s oil and gas supply chain | Harrington Starr Commodity Trading and Logistics | Scoop.it
The oil and gas sector is a shining example of how Britain is building on its proud heritage as a world-class manufacturing base. MTA Director General Graham Dewhurst discusses how vital it is to maintain a technological competitive edge ahead of the UK’s largest manufacturing technologies show.
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Fantastic article showing that the British Oil and Gas sector is on the rise in particular in Supply Chain Technology

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What Makes a Successful Sales Manager?

What Makes a Successful Sales Manager? | Harrington Starr Commodity Trading and Logistics | Scoop.it
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4 Great points by James Hounslow - Does your team have a clear strategy and vision? Are you executing the basics right?

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The Big Red EMIR Button

The Big Red EMIR Button | Harrington Starr Commodity Trading and Logistics | Scoop.it
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February’s Tips for Candidates Looking for Work

February’s Tips for Candidates Looking for Work | Harrington Starr Commodity Trading and Logistics | Scoop.it

February’s Tips for Candidates Looking for Work

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A great download for all those looking for a new challenge in 2014

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Bright Outlook for the ETRM Software Market if the Challenges can be met

Bright Outlook for the ETRM Software Market if the Challenges can be met | Harrington Starr Commodity Trading and Logistics | Scoop.it
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Leadership in the 21st Century - Sport, Military, Business & Exploration | Harrington Starr

Leadership in the 21st Century - Sport, Military, Business & Exploration | Harrington Starr | Harrington Starr Commodity Trading and Logistics | Scoop.it
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Europe and Russia will not use the oil weapon

Europe and Russia will not use the oil weapon | Harrington Starr Commodity Trading and Logistics | Scoop.it
Europe and Russia will not use the oil weapon - update on the Ukraine crisis
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Update on the Ukraine crisis - Mild sanctions imposed, what will the effect be?

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The Missing Generation and the Effect on Everyone

The Missing Generation and the Effect on Everyone | Harrington Starr Commodity Trading and Logistics | Scoop.it
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Great article by Alex. Whilst the economy is growing and unemployment is falling; what will happen to salaries? Will they increase or drop due to competition?

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Is LinkedIn Signalling The End of the CV?

Is LinkedIn Signalling The End of the CV? | Harrington Starr Commodity Trading and Logistics | Scoop.it
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How's your LinkedIn page looking?

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Something to  think about

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Simon Hartley on Leadership in the 21st Century

Simon Hartley on Leadership in the 21st Century | Harrington Starr Commodity Trading and Logistics | Scoop.it
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Great overview of the key learns from our Leadership in the 21st Century networking event.

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The Evolution of Tech Support Teams in FinTech

The Evolution of Tech Support Teams in FinTech | Harrington Starr Commodity Trading and Logistics | Scoop.it
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Fantastic article by Sarah. How is your support team performing?

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Next Generation Technologies - Why MPLS is the First Choice for Service Providers

Next Generation Technologies - Why MPLS is the First Choice for Service Providers | Harrington Starr Commodity Trading and Logistics | Scoop.it
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Smashing article by Melissa. Are you switching to MPLS technology? Are you already reaping the benefits?

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5 Factors to Help your Supply Chain Become a Competitive Advantage

5 Factors to Help your Supply Chain Become a Competitive Advantage | Harrington Starr Commodity Trading and Logistics | Scoop.it
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HSE selects Trayport’s GlobalVision Trading Gateway to drive growth

HSE selects Trayport’s GlobalVision Trading Gateway to drive growth | Harrington Starr Commodity Trading and Logistics | Scoop.it
HSE selects Trayport’s GlobalVision Trading Gateway to drive growth
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4 Ways to Build Personal Resilience Within Your Employees

4 Ways to Build Personal Resilience Within Your Employees | Harrington Starr Commodity Trading and Logistics | Scoop.it
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Great article and highly relevant. Have you had employees leave due to stress? What do you do to help?

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Analysing Markit's Acquisition of thinkFolio

Analysing Markit's Acquisition of thinkFolio | Harrington Starr Commodity Trading and Logistics | Scoop.it
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Building a Productive Sales Team in Financial Technology for 2014

Building a Productive Sales Team in Financial Technology for 2014 | Harrington Starr Commodity Trading and Logistics | Scoop.it
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