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Logistics Services Providers Shift Investment Focus Outside BRIC Markets

BluJay Solutions

According to a recent study with particular focus on logistics, logistics services providers are beginning to expand their strategic geographic focus (source: Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index 2013).

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Bridging the Finance Gap for Asian SMEs

Supply Chain @ MIT

The Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISI) has developed a framework for helping banks to tap into this vast market. SWIFT sponsored the research that MISI carried out for the paper, titled Financing the SME Value Chains. Many Asian SMEs turn to other sources of finance such as unregistered money lenders that charge high interest rates. This article was published in the newsletter Supply Chain Frontiers.

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day. Each one is featured as having done something unique to reinvent their supply chain and logistics. In early 2013, Belk launched a vendor-direct program.

7 Mini Case Studies: Successful Supply Chain Cost Reduction and Management

Logistics Bureau

If you were to tell me that your company had never looked at its supply chain costs and sought to deliver reductions, I would be mightily surprised. Supply chain costs of around $5.50 The company began with a pilot operation using a manufacturer in Malaysia.

3 Mini Case Studies: Successful Supply Chain Cost Reduction and Management

Logistics Bureau

If you were to tell me that your company had never looked at its supply chain costs and sought to deliver reductions, I’d be mightily surprised. However, the company needed to make a lot of supply chain cost reductions after bringing its low-cost “Atom” chip to market.

Needed: A New Way to Manage Risk in Low Cost Countries

NC State SCRC

As organizations have expanded their supply chains globally, they have moved to outsourced manufacturing that reduces cost, but which also exposes their brand to greater risk. Instead of brand versus brand or store versus store, it is now suppliers—brand—store versus suppliers—brand—store, or supply chain versus supply chain,” as Lambert and Cooper [1] highlighted in a seminal research article in 2000. 2000): Issues in Supply Chain Management.