Analytics Should Focus on A Culture of Factory Safety for Workers in Low Cost Country Manufacturing

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For analytics to become truly effective in global manufacturing settings, veracity and consistency are critical requirements. Too often, companies seek to collect data for analytics, but do not consider that the data will be used as a tool for investigation into root causes, or as a predictive tool, or as a tool to communicate improvements.

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

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By deploying the “fast fashion” business model, the apparel industry began to outsource garment manufacture to suppliers and subcontractors in low-cost countries, such as China, India, Vietnam, Malaysia, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. Analytics Big Data Contract Management Labor and Human Rights in the Supply Chain Supply chain analytics Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Risk

Data collection: electronic or manual?

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This week’s blog is a guest blog posted by Consider Digital, an online marketing company based in Kuala Lampur, Malaysia. Analytics Supply chain analyticsThey shared with me some insights based on their experiences in data collection, considering the pros and cons of digital vs. paper-based market data collection. These are important points for anyone in the early stages of considering how to go about collecting customer or supplier data.

A time of transition: 3 key trends for oil & gas in 2018

Quintiq

The current top seven exporters of LNG in the world are Qatar, Australia, Malaysia, Nigeria, Indonesia, Algeria and Russia. Solving these challenges involves the development of new analytical tools and IT solutions for business activities in the industry.

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What’s New in 2015 for the supply chain world? See 2014?s predictions.

Supply Chain View from the Field

The recent spate of terrorism in France, the massive and mysterious number of airplane disasters in Malaysia, and even more regulatory risks will continue to drive greater disruptions – which again means better communication, risk mitigation, and early warning systems to alert managers when there is a problem. Without accurate and timely data that is properly coded and classified, whatever fancy “big data” analytics are produced will be utterly meaningless.

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What you should know about ASEAN Last Mile Delivery

Abivin

While Malaysia seeks to strengthen technology and human capital and boost freight demand, Indonesia simplifies logistics regulations to encourage businesses to immerse in e-commerce. Many leading edge companies also utilize advanced data analytics to take advantage of future opportunities.

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This Week in Logistics News (November 17-21, 2014)

Talking Logistics

I’ve also written and spoken about the convergence of technologies in the fleet management space, namely the coming together of routing and scheduling, telematics, mobile, and business intelligence and analytics (see Fleet Management Technology Trends ). I’m guessing it’s summer.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

There is really nothing wrong with capturing a lot of metrics, especially with today’s powerful analytics software solutions to help. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right.

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Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Malaysia. 21% of respondent shippers expected their LSP to be able to provide expertise and services in the area of predictive analytics in the future, with a further 15% expecting their LSP to already have expertise in this area and to provide services in the near future.

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Supply Chain Movement

Malaysia. 21% of respondent shippers expected their LSP to be able to provide expertise and services in the area of predictive analytics in the future, with a further 15% expecting their LSP to already have expertise in this area and to provide services in the near future.

Navigating the Future in an Uncertain Political and Regulatory Environment

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Australia and Japan are pushing to continue, however Malaysia and others are moving on, as they are not going to join now that the US is gone.