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.

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


Over the last three weeks I’ve written about beverage manufacturing in Asia. So far, I focused on issues related to demand, supply, production , and product distribution logistics. In this blog, I am going to shine a light on one more aspect of the beverage industry: reverse logistics.

A planning guide for beverage manufacturers in Asia


Last week I explained how individual tastes, compounded by geography, climate and less developed distribution and logistics infrastructure challenge beverage manufacturers in Asia. For this, you need to get smarter about scheduling and smarter about distribution logistics.

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


In recent blogs I explained why beverage manufactures wanting to succeed in Asia have to acknowledge the region’s rich diversity. In this blog, I will focus on areas equally important to a beverage manufacturer’s success: logistics and distribution.

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Canadian Ports: A Fast Lane for Asia-U.S. Imports?

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Prince Rupert, for instance, is the closest North American port to Asia due to the curvature of the Earth, and is more than 68 hours closer to Shanghai by boat than Los Angeles, according to its port authority [emphasis mine]. The post Canadian Ports: A Fast Lane for Asia-U.S. appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. While the delays at the U.S.

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Amazon vs. Alibaba: A Battle for Southeast Asia


2015 was a big year in terms of logistics and globalization for Amazon, who began making their way into the shipping industry, registering in China as a freight forwarder and a shipping broker for 12 routes, including Shanghai to Los Angeles and Hamburg.

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The Top 2019 Logistics Trends Shippers Should Know


The state of the logistics industry is evolving. Technology allows shippers to work smarter, faster and with fewer human resources, and new technologies, such as drones and augmented reality, are continuing the process, reports Victoria Kickham of Logistics Brief.

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

Supply Chain Matters

Product Lifecycle Management Transportation and Logistics challenges in global transportation China Ocean Shipping Co. 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.

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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. Logistics failure. 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.

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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]. This was one of the main talking points at the 2013 Health & Humanitarian Logistics Conference, hosted by the Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISI) in Malaysia this June. Asia has many low-lying areas, which means that flooding is a perennial problem. Humanitarian logistics was one of the topics covered during the recent residence in July 2013.

Defining Your Own Logistics Competitive Weapon

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For a long time, C-level executives viewed supply chain management, especially the logistics function, as a cost center. Source: “Tech in Asia” – Supply Chain & Logistics Trends Amazon Prime logistics supply chain

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. although some are in Europe, South America, and Asia. CLX Logistics: Annual Customer Conference, TBA (2016: September, Philadelphia).

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2019

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. although some are in Europe, South America, and Asia. Conferences are a great example of peer-to-peer learning in action, but with so many supply chain and logistics conferences available, how do you decide which ones to attend? Below is a short list of the supply chain and logistics conferences scheduled for 2019.

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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The 7 Trends Shaping The Future of the Logistics Industry


Logistics industry trends have also not been left behind in the move towards a more technological future. . 7 Major Trends Influencing the Logistics Industry in the Future . It is now the standard to go ‘international, ’ and logistic solution providers have a role to play in enabling this trend through a transportation network. . In the past, the logistics industry’s growth was driven by Asia to Europe and Asia to North America exports.

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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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Leveraging Logistics at Origin

Supply Chain Link

Guest Post: Zach Brown, Managing Director – Asia Customer-centric supply chain models have inspired shippers to evaluate the best usage of their logistics resources.

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Logistics Trends Part 2

BluJay Solutions

This shift has been most pronounced on the Asia-to-Europe and Asia-to-US trade lanes – the two most important – indicating how vital this has been in reducing lucrative, high value volumes to the detriment of the freight forwarding sector. We asked respondents to our survey which lanes they thought had witnessed the highest growth – and intra-Asia came up as the fastest growing for yet another year. The post Logistics Trends Part 2 appeared first on Kewill Inc.

Logistics Trends Part 3

BluJay Solutions

Labour costs increasing in China and elsewhere in Asia. The ‘factory Asia’ concept, which has characterized global manufacturing in recent years (i.e. Trade in intermediate parts throughout Asia is enormous, with assembly of components largely being undertaken in China.

Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources


The Experts’ Choice of the Top Online Logistics Resources. So I went straight to the source and asked consultants, trade reporters, Wall Street Journal reporters and others, what their go-to logistics and supply chain sources were. Ti Logistics Briefing. Inbound Logistics.

China on Track to Surpass U.S. as the World’s Largest Economy — What Does This Mean for Logistics?

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

Managing Director, Tompkins Asia. Jim Serstad Managing Director Tompkins Asia. When we look at the current state of logistics in China, this is a big deal. Clearly, logistics have not improved as anticipated. There is no significant movement to improve logistics.

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Logistics Trends Part 1

BluJay Solutions

However, the globalization phenomenon and what could be termed ‘the rise of Asia’ changed this perception as manufacturers, retailers and investors realized that global logistics networks were required to underpin international supply chains. The post Logistics Trends Part 1 appeared first on Kewill Inc. Blog Freight Forwarders Logistics Service Providers Supply Chain (software) Transportation Management (TMS Introduction.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2018

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. although some are in Europe, South America, and Asia. Conferences are a great example of peer-to-peer learning in action, but with so many supply chain and logistics conferences available, how do you decide which ones to attend? Below is a short list of the supply chain and logistics conferences scheduled for 2018.

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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How the IoT Platform Fixes Problems in Today’s Logistics Industry


While logistics and manufacturing have grown exponentially, problems have become more complicated. Regardless of where you sit to view the logistics industry, problems are becoming more evident. Global Logistics Will Evolve With the IoT Platform. Internet of Things Logistics Io

State of Logistics Outsourcing: Plenty of Room for Growth as Shipper Dissatisfaction & Technology Expectations Increase


The year on year increase in customer dissatisfaction of logistics outsourcing has pushed many players into a defensive corner. The costs of logistics and inventory are decreasing, contract renewal rate for logistics outsourcing remains good, and the emergence of cutting-edge technologies like 3D printing, drone delivery and augmented reality is opening up a wide vista of opportunities. Cautious Optimism Abound in the Logistics Outsourcing Outlook.

What’s new in automotive logistics?


If you want to find out what’s new in automotive logistics, there’s one place to be – the Automobile Logistics Forum. Held in Leipzig again this year, the event was attended by decision-makers from top OEMs, suppliers and logistics service providers.

This Week in Logistics News (June 15-19, 2015)

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It’s the last Friday of school and my kids are showing off their work this morning, so as I fill my coffee mug and get ready for the walk to school, let’s go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Amazon’s Next Delivery Drone: You (WSJ – sub.

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Inbound logistics requirements for the new automotive supply chain

The Network Effect

Today I want to discuss inbound logistics requirements. Thus similar to EDI, logistics needs to be considered part of the transactional flow, not a separate set of functions to be integrated. Automobile Auto automotive demand-driven logisticsSMMT/Ltd Flickr.

This Week in Logistics News (February 16-20, 2015)

Talking Logistics

This was a busy week for supply chain and logistics news, so let’s go straight to it. Kintetsu to Buy Neptune’s APL Logistics for $1.2 XPO Logistics Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Results. Menlo Logistics Unveils Innovation Speaks.

This Week in Logistics News (September 19-23, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Driverless vehicles, drones, and 3D printing — three emerging technologies that will ultimately impact supply chain and logistics processes — are the top headlines this week. UPS On-Demand 3D Printing Network Expanded To Asia.

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

Talking Logistics

Menlo Logistics Keen to Build on 2014 Growth in South Asia. DHL Supply Chain commits EUR 218m to develop logistics infrastructure in China. Note: Descartes is a Talking Logistics sponsor. I’m guessing it’s summer.

The Cloud Technology Opportunity for Logistics Service Providers

Talking Logistics

86% of logistics service providers (LSPs) said their shippers increased outsourcing this year over last, according to a recent Capgemini survey. Such a configurable platform can meet the unique needs of a customer and also provide the open connectivity that integrates easily with disparate systems, suppliers, and other logistics providers. And that’s exactly what’s happened in the logistics space. Supply chain technology is becoming mission-critical for global companies.

This Week in Logistics News (January 22-26, 2018)

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Drones, driverless vehicles, and global trade all made the headlines in this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Teamsters Tell UPS: No Drones or Driverless Trucks (WSJ – sub.

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


Silk Road increases global logistics options. 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. Many shippers are already taking advantage of the new global logistics options.