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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Over 400,000 People Living in 'Modern Slavery' in U.S., Report Finds

Supply Chain Brain

The report estimates most victims of modern slavery live in Asia. North Korea has the highest prevalence of modern slavery globally, with one in 10 of the population, or 2.6 North America Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider NewsThe Global Slavery Index, published last week by Walk Free Foundation, describes modern slavery as a complex and often hidden crime that crosses borders, sectors and jurisdictions. The U.S.

RELEX Solutions Strengthens Asia Pacific Presence with New Partnership

RELEX Solutions

More recently it has started to establish itself in North America and has announced several high profile deals with key retailers. 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.

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Shoring up Sourcing Strategies

Inbound Logistics

Shifting manufacturing operations in Asia back to North America provides companies more control of their supply chains, says Steve Sensing of Ryder Supply Chain Solutions

Survey Finds Significant Success in the 3PL Industry Across the Supply Chain Industry

Cerasis

CEOs from North America and Asia-Pacific forecasted three-year revenue growth averages for their companies of 7.86 CEOs across North America , Asia-Pacific and Europe were also asked to project regional industry revenue growth rates for the next three years in each of their regions. North American CEOs projected average industry revenue growth rates of 5.92 North American CEOs predicted that 6.54

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Shoring up Sourcing Strategies

Inbound Logistics

Shifting manufacturing operations in Asia back to North America provides companies more control of their supply chains, says Steve Sensing of Ryder Supply Chain Solutions

What Your Global Forwarder Must Know about Importing to China

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Managing expectations from North America to China. Global Transportation Logistics Asia China Global Forwarding ImportsWhile the stock market in China has been volatile lately, the Chinese middle class continues to grow and buy.

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Airfreight Forwarders and Carriers Prepare for Holiday Season

Logistics Trends and Insights

Panalpina has procured extra flights for its charter operation while DHL Global Forwarding announced earlier this year that it would deploy a second dedicated Boeing 747-400F — ACMI-leased through Atlas Air — to connect the US, Europe and Asia.

Demand-Driven Transformation at Shell

Supply Chain Shaman

Shell’s current shift to the global supply chain is impacting North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Asia, Russia, and China. To prove the concept, Nick decided to run a simulation and tested the North America market.

Dissecting the Headwinds and Tailwinds of Digital Transformation

Supply Chain Shaman

for the more advanced economies in Europe and the North America. In contrast, she forecasts growth rates in the emerging economies of Europe and Asia at 4.8%. Headwinds: A force of resistance. Tailwinds: A favorable force blowing in the same direction.

Three Continents – One Degree

Supply Chain @ MIT

The MIT Global SCALE (Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence) Network has launched the MIT-Zaragoza-Ningbo Master of Engineering in Logistics and Supply Chain Management program, or 3C Master’s Program, that gives students a unique opportunity to complete their studies in three continents: Asia, Europe, and North America.

Tackling Item Complexity

Supply Chain Shaman

World Kitchen’s supply chain– with significant manufacturing and distribution operations throughout North America and Asia– was complex. Personalization. Market microsegmentation. New product launch.

What do I need to do to get a drink around here?

Quintiq

How Asia challenges beverage supply chains. If you aren’t familiar with Asia, the unique complexities it piles onto your beverage supply chain are hard to see. If you live here, you know that to understand diversity of Asia, one only needs to look at our cuisine.

How Inventory Management is a problem the size of Australia

The Network Effect

Billion a year is the cost of Inventory distortion in North America, an amount equivalent to the annual revenues of Kroger, Home Depot, and Target combined. The Asia/Pacific region contributes 39% of all inventory distortion. chem7/Flickr.

How Much Can We Learn from the Last Super El Niño?

Elementum

A strong El Niño can cause drought in Australia, Southeast Asia, and South America—while inundating North America with rain. That storm was considered one of the more extreme events in North America, and it’s estimated that more than US $2.8B

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Canada-Mexico Transportation Heats Up – What You Need to Know

Logistics Viewpoints

Canada-Mexico trade continues to heat up thanks in part to the growing number of company’s near-shoring operations to North America, particularly to Mexico, from Asia.

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Is the 3PL Industry Becoming Barbell Shaped?

Talking Logistics

The road to Coyote’s IPO has been paved with various acquisitions, including Access America Transport, which the company acquired last March (read my commentary here ). And we’ve also seen two large 3PL acquisitions in recent weeks, both originating in Asia: Japan Post Holdings Co.

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

Cerasis

After China, other regions that have growth potential, according to 3PL and supply chain executives, are North America, Asia (not including China and India) and Western Europe, in that order. Other emerging markets include South America (not including Mexico), India, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Mexico. Even North America and Europe, which are well-established markets, have plenty of room for growth.

Supply Chain Power 50: Best Supply Chain Blogs of 2014

Supply Chain Opz

Some Observations Blogs included in Supply Chain Power 50 are from 3 regions, namely, North America, Europe, Asia/Australia but they are mainly from the United States.

The 7 Trends Shaping The Future of the Logistics Industry

Cerasis

In America today, 76% of the teenagers are on social media, 78% carry a cell phone, and 93% can access a computer at home. In the past, the logistics industry’s growth was driven by Asia to Europe and Asia to North America exports. In today’s society, technology has been changing at an unprecedented pace.

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New Bookends: The Tale of Supply Chain Global Leaders in Consumer Products

Supply Chain Shaman

The KC teams in Africa, Asia Australia, and Europe are just not equal to that of their peers. The race for excellence will be won on other continents than North America and mainland Europe. Definition. Bookends: To be positioned at the end or on either side of (something).

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Logistics Trends Part 3

BluJay Solutions

In North America this is usually Mexico and in Europe, this could be North Africa. Labour costs increasing in China and elsewhere in Asia. The ‘factory Asia’ concept, which has characterized global manufacturing in recent years (i.e.

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. First Trend: Yield Dilution.

AIT Worldwide Logistics acquires UK-based freight forwarder ConneXion World Cargo

EFT

Supply chain solutions leader AIT Worldwide Logistics announced the expansion of its global footprint with the acquisition of ConneXion World Cargo, a freight forwarder headquartered in London with five additional locations in Asia, Europe and North America. We welcome our new ConneXion colleagues in Asia, Europe and North America to our global team and we look forward to supporting ConneXion's loyal customers.".

Keith B. Carter on The Path to Actionable Intelligence

AIMMS

Keith, as someone who has worked with companies in multiple regions (Europe, North America, Asia), how do you see the adoption of analytics evolving? In Asia, however, you have 2 different kinds of companies. That wasn’t the case in Asia back then.

4 Questions to Ask to Take Your Supply Chain to the Next Level

Talking Logistics

His leadership responsibilities include marketing strategy, execution, and operations oversight for North America, South America, Europe, Asia, India and Australia. Businesses go through many stages. At inception, business might be simple and consist of serving only a few local customers. Then growth—perhaps from new customers or a new product—adds complexity.

As Fuel Prices Rise, Here's How Supply Chains Can Cut Transportation Costs

Elementum

Around a 26 percent increase is expected for this trend, significantly in Europe, while onshoring will increase in North America. Asia, however, is morphing itself from an offshore haven to an attractive nearshore location due to its growing demographic of middle class consumers. Think about the supply chain of virtually every consumer good.

The New NAFTA: What’s Changed? What’s the Impact?

Talking Logistics

And it brought in foreign investment from Asia (Korea, China, and Japan), Europe, and other parts of the world. The financial adjusts are just part of how we do business together in North America. Renegotiating the almost 25-year-old NAFTA trade agreement has been a priority of the current U.S. administration, and after a lot of back and forth negotiations between the US, Mexico, and Canada over the past year, a new agreement has been reached which is set to be signed soon.

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Rethink your Business Strategy by Rethinking Your Supply Chain

CH Robinson Transportfolio

When I talk to worldwide businesses in Asia, Oceania, North America, or anywhere else, their chief concern is always the same: how do we meet our customers where they are to get them the products and services they want, all while keeping our own business strategy central?

As Fuel Prices Rise, Here's How Supply Chains Can Cut Transportation Costs

Elementum

Around a 26 percent increase is expected for this trend, significantly in Europe, while onshoring will increase in North America. Asia, however, is morphing itself from an offshore haven to an attractive nearshore location due to its growing demographic of middle class consumers. Think about the supply chain of virtually every consumer good.

Out of Africa

Supply Chain Shaman

Supply chain talent is primarily coming from North America and Europe, but these are the continents that represent the lowest levels of growth for supply chain 2020 (see figure 1). Global multinational companies have a dilemma.

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The History of the Shipping Container

Freightos

The beginning of the Asia-Advanced Economies trade boom. Asia, South Africa, Australia/NZ, North America and South America are all largely containerized. In 2014, the shipping ports of America received $1.73 The History of the Shipping Container.

Rakuten Super Logistics expands national presence into six additional US markets

EFT

The Los Angeles location will be instrumental for our clients that import product from Asia.". Primary Event: The 10th Annual North American Supply Chain Summit Précis: Rakuten Super Logistics (RSL) announced that it will open six additional fulfilment centres in 2019, expanding its operations to a total of 18 markets Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Industrial Logistics Region: North America Article Type: Press Releases Publish as a report

Is Mexico the World's Next Manufacturing Hub?

Elementum

Europe and Asia Follow Suit. Some companies in Europe and Asia are also looking to grow their Mexican presence. Another study pinpoints the country as the top choice for “nearshoring” (sometimes called “reshoring”) production to North America.

The Bad News and the Really Bad News for Retailers Fighting Amazon.com

Supply Chain Nation

Revenue for Amazon’s North America segment—the bulk of its retail business—was $79.8 If it’s now massive North America segment continues to grow at 25 percent a year, it will take only three more years for Amazon to add another $76 billion in annual revenue. The 2017 Retail Vision Study queried close to 1,700 retail executives from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East.