Speed Bumps on the Road to Growth for China’s 3PLs

Supply Chain @ MIT

This article was written by Dr. Albert Tan , Director of Education, Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISI). For more information on the research described in this article contact the author who was involved in the study.

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Peeling Complexity in Emerging Markets

Supply Chain @ MIT

There are as many as a dozen middlemen in this supply chain says Dr. Manish Shukla, Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISI). This post is based on the article Recasting Middlemen in the Produce Supply Chain in the spring 2014 issue of the electronic newsletter Supply Chain Frontiers. See the full article, and subscribe to Frontiers for free, here.

Global Sourcing and Human Rights Go Hand in Hand


Organizations continue to scour global markets for even lower labor rates, moving from Western China to the Pearl River, and now to Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Cambodia, and North Africa.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

This article was first published in Supply Chain Magazine February 2016 and is now brought to you by IMD Business School. >>Please Management Article Talent Development – 2016. Malaysia. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’.

China’s first commercial self-driving trucks begin operations


Deppon Express is a leading logistics company in China, with operations in Korea, Japan, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, and Vietnam. Click here for original article.

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The Importance of Transparency in Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

The article cites Dr. Darren Prokop, of the University of Anchorage Alaska, who explains supply chain visibility involves seeing “a particular activity with access to information at selected nodes.” ” In other words, the article states, “Visibility tends to refer to insight based on activities or certain locations that the product is at throughout a supply chain.

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The Cost of Climate Change on Your Supply Chain


Kevin O’Marah recently published his thoughts in a Forbes article, stating he believes a carbon tax applied to manufacturing and distribution is the way to go.

Multiple Constraints of Route Planning in ASEAN


Apart from the 2 leading nations – Singapore and Malaysia, other nations like Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam are also rapidly upgrading their road, rail, maritime and air cargo infrastructure in line with ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) frameworks.

What you should know about ASEAN Last Mile Delivery


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.

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

Talking Logistics

Here are some interesting details from the article: At a 1.2-million-square-foot warehouse in Tracy, Calif., I’m guessing it’s summer.

In Chains: How to Approach Human Trafficking in your Supply Chain


In Malaysia, for example, one in three workers are victims of such forced labor. Take the Atlantic’s recent article on human trafficking in Patagonia’s supply chain: the outdoor clothing supplier is one of the leaders in supply chain transparency, yet even they cannot help but encounter forced labor in higher tiers of suppliers. Are You Linked to Forced Labor?

DHL Supply Chain partners Tetra Pak to implement its first digital twin warehouse in Asia Pacific


Tetra Pak is the world’s leading food processing and packaging solutions company serving the needs of hundreds of millions of people in more than 160 countries, and we are proud to play a part in their vision to make food safe and available everywhere,” said Jerome Gillet, CEO, DHL Supply Chain Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines. “By DHL Supply Chain has implemented an integrated supply chain solution for Tetra Pak’s warehouse in Singapore, one of its largest globally.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Later in this article we’ll look at some examples of functional and cross functional KPIs. At the beginning of this article, I stressed the importance of not having too many KPIs. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones!

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


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. 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.

China Flexes Its Global Logistics Muscle

Material Handling & Logistics

This is truly a brilliant plan on China’s part,” explains David Gonsalvez, CEO of the Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation, which is part of the MIT Global Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence Network. For example, China is Malaysia’s top trading partner.

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Index Suggests Growth, But Volatility


The UAE, India and Malaysia (nos. Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain eCommerce/Retail Article Type: Executive Insights

Smart Cities and Climate Change, Part 1

Enterra Insights

This scenario would be most pronounced in the tropics — 64% of the cities that will experience these novel climate conditions are in the tropics — including Jakarta, Indonesia; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; and Singapore.” ” In Part 2 of this article, I will examine some of the initiatives cities are undertaking to help mitigate climate change.

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. This article was published in the newsletter Supply Chain Frontiers. Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are key drivers of growth in Asia, but they are hindered by inadequate access to finance, particularly from large banks.

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

Logistics Bureau

The company began with a pilot operation using a manufacturer in Malaysia. From the achievements documented above, and highlighted in several industry publications and articles, you don’t need to be too much of a mathematician to deduce that cost savings would have been considerable.

Is More Innovation in Education Required?

Enterra Insights

There is a lot involved in trying to level the educational playing field, including how schools are funded; but, funding is not the primary focus of this article. ” If you don’t think technology has a significant role to play in the future of education, read an article I wrote about the Global Literacy Project. Robert Philkill, a senior sales engineer at Teradici, had a similar experience when he introduced his company’s products to remote schools in Malaysia.

China and the global textile machinery

Exapro Hub

Malaysia: 25% / 49%. Thank you for reading our articles, stay informed about the industrial world and Exapro by following us on Exapro Hub , Facebook , Twitter and LinkedIn. With a population of over than 1.4 billion, China is one of the largest consumer markets in the world.

Thailand Courts Foreign Investment, While Leadership Questions Remain

Supply Chain Brain

GDP growth lags that of Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam. Comment on this article. “Stop and go.” Sway and swing.” Those were among the phrases that officials voiced at a recent seminar in Bangkok organized by the Thailand Board of Investment (BOI). Contrast that with their use of words like “continuity” and “security” to describe the junta-run government’s economic policies since it seized power.