Companies in Asia Pacific Eager to Innovate with Supply Chain Optimization

AIMMS

The adoption of advanced analytics has moved at a much slower pace in Asia Pacific compared to Europe or North America. Chief concerns preventing the adoption of Advanced Analytics in Asia Pacific. AIMMS Asia Pacific Supply chain optimization

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Significant Investment Money Flowing Into Asia Based Online Logistics

Supply Chain Matters

Within the past few weeks and months, there have been rather large sums of logistics investments flowing into the Asia online retailing sector, with a special emphasis on improving logistics efficiency and unique customer fulfillment needs. Omni-Channel Commerce Supply Chain Impacts Online Customer Fulfillment Retail Supply Chain Supply Chain Technology Transportation and Logistics Alibaba Cainiao Asia based logistics investments JD.com supply chain initiatives Supply chain Matters blog

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Managing Complex Supply Chains in Emerging Asia

Inbound Logistics

Asia’s rapid growth presents challenges of its own, especially in the area of supply chain management

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A planning guide for beverage manufacturers in Asia

Quintiq

Last week I explained how individual tastes, compounded by geography, climate and less developed distribution and logistics infrastructure challenge beverage manufacturers in Asia.

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A glass half full – the positive side of beverage reverse logistics in Asia

Quintiq

Over the last three weeks I’ve written about beverage manufacturing in Asia. I hope my series of blogs on the beverage industry and its unique challenges of operating in Asia gave you some new ideas about improving operational effectiveness of your own business.

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Chainalytics Opens Singapore Office, Continues Strategic Asia-Pacific Expansion to Meet Growing Demand

CHAINalytics

Atlanta, GA & Singapore (February 1, 2015) – Chainalytics, a global leader in supply chain consulting, analytics and market intelligence today announced the opening of a new Singapore office to be led by current Managing Director of the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region Tim Foster.

Getting your drinks to the market: Asia’s unique logistics challenges

Quintiq

In recent blogs I explained why beverage manufactures wanting to succeed in Asia have to acknowledge the region’s rich diversity. Let’s assume you are a typical beverage manufacturer in Asia. The benefits of Quintiq solution are especially clear when it comes to customers in Asia.

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Amazon vs. Alibaba: A Battle for Southeast Asia

Elementum

Now, Amazon is further expanding their reach, announcing their plans to enter Southeast Asia with a launch in Singapore in the first quarter of 2017. Now, with 80% of China’s online shopping sales, they have made moves to expand into Southeast Asia.

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Gartner Announces Top Ten Best Supply Chains in Asia Pacific Region

Supply Chain Matters

Today, Gartner published its annual regional listing of what the analyst firm considers to be ten of the best supply chains in the Asia-Pacific region. Gartner conducts this ranking as a supplement to its Top 25 Global Supply Chain Rankings that are traditionally announced in the fall. According to Gartner, while most of these regionally-based supply chains still need to elevate their supply chain capabilities to compete on a global level, many have dramatically improved their position.

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Asia Pacific Leaders Wrap-up Their Weekend Meeting in Peru and Vow to Continue Trade Alliances

Supply Chain Matters

This past weekend, political leaders of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum met in Lima Peru to discuss free-trade, and specifically pending ratification of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). According to various media reports, the delegates sent a direct message to President-Elect Donald Trump, namely that they will move forward with Asia-Pacific trade pacts with or […].

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Asia Based Financial and Disaster Developments Warrant Close Monitoring

Supply Chain Matters

In our previous Supply Chain Matters posting, we called attention to the announced acquisition of Precision Castparts by Berkshire Hathaway and its speculated impact on commercial aerospace industry supply chains. Already this week, there are two other developments with industry supply chain implications. Earlier this week, the People’s Bank of China elected to suddenly de-value […].

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Asia Supply Chain Excellence Report: Issue, January 2013

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

Supply chain executives in the US and Europe nervously listen to news out of Asia about factory fires, typhoons and labor disputes. Asia Supply Chain Excellence - Visit this site to learn about the Asia Opportunity. See previous issues of the Asia Supply Chain Excellence Report. Download the white paper: Leveraging Asia Supply Chains for Increased Value. January 2014. Subscribe. Supply Chain Risk in China: Focus on. Key Areas to Gain Greater Peace of Mind.

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Asia Supply Chain Insights e-Commerce frenzy the biggest challenge for Asia Logistics in 2015

EFT

For 2015, we can expect continuing exciting omni-channel developments in Asia, embracing plentiful challenges and opportunities. With the Asia Pacific region now representing over 35% of the global B2C e-commerce market - valued at over USD 1.5 trillion - 2015 will present some significant challenges for logistics in Asia. Column Executive Insights Asia-Pacific

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Asia, better brace yourself for Usagi! He’s not in a good mood…

Supply Chain View from the Field

For example, in addition to Southeast Asia, the US company might consider a second manufacturing contract with a company in Ireland, Eastern Europe or South America — wherever the cost per unit is affordable and climate vulnerability may be less intensive.

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RELEX Solutions Strengthens Asia Pacific Presence with New Partnership

RELEX Solutions

The post RELEX Solutions Strengthens Asia Pacific Presence with New Partnership appeared first on RELEX Solutions. Read PDF. Australian Consultants FMCG Retail to provide RELEX’s Unified Retail Planning Technology in the APAC region. RELEX Solutions, the pioneer of unified retail planning technology, and one of the world’s fastest growing supply chain technology companies, has taken a major step towards establishing a truly global presence.

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Malaysia a Key Link in Asia’s Disaster Resilience Plan

Supply Chain @ MIT

Asia accounts for an estimated 86% of the reported disaster victims worldwide [1]. Asia has many low-lying areas, which means that flooding is a perennial problem. It is a multi-layered challenge that requires new levels of international cooperation in Asia, but the strategies developed could be a model for other regions in the world,” said MISI Assistant Professor Dr. John Park. Malaysia is the hub for humanitarian logistics in Asia.

Driving transformation in the postal Industry: Look at both culture and technology

AIMMS

“Cross-functional silos need to be removed,” says a Planning Application Development Manager at a leading postal company in Asia Pacific. analytics Asia Pacific Digital transformation

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Reports of Additional Consolidation in Asia-Pacific Based Ocean Container Shipping

Supply Chain Matters

There are additional consolidation related events underway in ocean container shipping. The Wall Street Journal cites informed sources as indicating that China’s two ocean container carriers will merge by January. China Ocean Shipping Co. Cosco Group) and China Shipping Group Co. have reportedly been working on a tie-up for several months, responding to Chinese government […].

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This is the invisible network that keeps the world running

The Network Effect

Automated Future Many-to-Many Network Orchestration Supply Chain Management Asia supply chain technology visibility Yantian Port in China/BBC.

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2015 New Year’s Resolutions for the Supply Chain Industry

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Asia Bad Data Bill Clinton Boston College Business model Career Opportunities (film) Certified Public Accountant Chief strategy officer Christmas Disruptions DNA Facebook Lead time Resolutions for the Supply Chain Industry Supply chain supply chain planners visibiliy

A Brief Report on the Pharmaceutical Innovation in Manufacturing Summit

The 21st Century Supply Chain

General News Pharma and life sciences supply chain management Supply chain collaboration Supply Chain Events Supply chain management Asia Assembly line automotive industry Best practice Blacklisting Business model Buy side Castle Bromwich Gartner Supply chain

How to Handle China in Your Distribution Network

The Network Effect

Reconsidering the conventional view can unlock new potential By Jim Serstad Managing Director, Asia, Tompkins International It is common to treat China as an independent network in distribution network design. Supply Chain Management The Network Effect Asia China distribution globalization logistics network supply chain

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Lean versus EOQ? What’s best for your organization?

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Best practices General News Lean manufacturing Products Sales and operations planning (S&OP) Supply chain management Accounts payable Africa Application software Asia Australia Cloud computing Enterprise resource planning (ERP) Information technology PricewaterhouseCoopers Software as a service

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Avaya’s Four-Year Journey to a Best-in-Class Supply Chain – SupplyChainBrain & Kinaxis Video Series

The 21st Century Supply Chain

General News Sales and operations planning (S&OP) Supply chain management Aid effectiveness Asia Best practice Boston BT Group Business administration Customer service Depreciation Supply chain by Melissa Clow SupplyChainBrain attended our annual Kinexions user conference, and while there, they completed a number of video interviews with our customers. And, we’d like to share them!

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Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Is Growing Share of Global Manufacturing by Southeast Asia about to be Reversed

Supply Chain Digest

Share has Almost Doubled Since 1990, but Three Trends May Mean a Reversal of Manufacturing Strategies

How to Implement a Successful Retail Omni-Channel Logistics Operation in Asia Pacific

Inbound Logistics

For any United States-based company interested in expanding its retail logistics operations outside of the country, Asia Pacific may be the most ideal location

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Earthquake Update 2 - What You Need to Know About the Quakes in Taiwan

Elementum

Natural Disaster supply chain disruptions AsiaTaiwan was hit by another 5.7 magnitude earthquake Wednesday night at 11pm local time, nearly 24 hours after a 6.4 magnitude quake killed at least seven and left dozens more trapped in the eastern city of Hualien. Hualien’s population of 350,000 felt the strongest impact of the quake, with five surrounding cities feeling light shaking.

How Many Do You Need? An Evaluation of Flexible Ordering

Supply Chain @ MIT

Featured Strategy Asia Pacific coffee retailing demand forecasting flexible ordering pros and cons Malaysia Institute Supply Chain Innovation MITDemand forecasts are notoriously unreliable, so how do managers place orders on the basis of projections are that are probably wrong?

The Digital Age Is Affecting Everything

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

Blog China/Asia Pacific Practice Consumer Products RetailJim Tompkins, CEO, Tompkins International has just released his newest thought leadership video Supply Chain Revolutions: Responding to Digital Disruptions along with The Survival Guide to Digital Disruptions white paper. The post The Digital Age Is Affecting Everything appeared first on Tompkins International.

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2017 Predictions for Supply Chain Management- Guest Contributions

Supply Chain Matters

A Thailand and Southeast Asia […]. We just completed our unveiling and deep-dives on our 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains and the complete 44-page Research Advisory report is now available for complimentary downloading in our Research Center. We now feature compilations of the many external guest contributions that were received from our readers.

Global Supply Chain News on Spot Rates for Asia to US Containers All over the Map, but In General the Trend Remains Down, in Good News for Shippers

Supply Chain Digest

2017 Better than 2016 for Carriers, but ShipperS Likely to Retain the Upper Hand, Drewry Says

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Is Your Supply On the Slow Boat from China?

ModusLink Corporation

Enhanced Supply Chain Planning and Integrated Collaboration (EPIC) Asia china EPIC supply chain transparencyThere’s an old song my dad used to listen to. It was performed by Bing Crosby and Peggy Lee, and it’s called “(I’d Like to Get You On A) Slow Boat to China.”

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Building Resilient ASEAN Supply Chains

CHAINalytics

By Tim Foster, Managing Director, APAC, Chainalytics | Asia’s inter-country, regional, multinational and mega trade deals are big daily news across the globe- -from the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) to the Trans- Pacific Partnership (TPP). Blog In The News Service Supply Chain Supply Chain Design ASEAN Association of Southeast Asian Nations Chainalytics Supply Chain Asia Tim Foster

Supply Chain Solutions: What You Can Learn From the Semiconductor Industry

Transportfolio

The manufacturers, key suppliers, and customer industries of semiconductor device makers are global, with a strong Asia presence. All have considerable significance for global supply chain managers: Manufacturing is shifting to North Asia.

The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?

TMC

China’s so-called “One Belt One Road” strategy connects the country via an overland and sea corridor to Central Asia, the Middle East, and Europe. Global Transportation Management asia logistics Europe Global Trade