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. Stock allocation: the process of aligning supply and demand to move merchandise in a fast and agile way. How to Set Up a Supply Chain Analytics Center of Excellence.

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Importing from Asia: Selecting the Right Shipping Port

West Coast and California Logistics

Your company has made a cost-driven decision to manufacturer in Asia and import from Asia back into the U.S. The by-product of that decision is a much lengthier supply chain and cash cycle.

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Carter’s: A Story of Supply Chain Leadership

Supply Chain Shaman

To drive global scale, companies need to design the supply chain to buy globally and execute locally. The design of the supply chain is fundamental to making this happen. In our interview of the Supply Chains to Admire Winners, we found a unique approach at Carter’s.

Expect Uncertainty for Inbound Shipments into Asia and China

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Choice” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. trade war, and the trade conflict between Japan-Korea all impact today’s shipping market. Robinson’s coverage of these and other disruptions has focused on what it means for companies shipping into North America.

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A planning guide for beverage manufacturers in Asia

DELMIA Quintiq

Last week I explained how individual tastes, compounded by geography, climate and less developed distribution and logistics infrastructure challenge beverage manufacturers in Asia. Seeing – and controlling – your entire supply chain.

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

DELMIA Quintiq

In recent blogs I explained why beverage manufactures wanting to succeed in Asia have to acknowledge the region’s rich diversity. So far, my focus has been on issues related to demand, supply and production. Let’s assume you are a typical beverage manufacturer in Asia.

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The Belt and Road Initiative: Rail Service between Europe and Asia

CH Robinson Transportfolio

As demands change, so must our supply chains. For example, you might be surprised how beneficial rail service between Europe and Asia can be for your business today. . As such, each option can serve your supply chain in a different way.

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Amazon vs. Alibaba: A Battle for Southeast Asia

Elementum

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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What Is Supply Chain ERP?

IQMS

A Supply Chain ERP system orchestrates and optimizes forecasting, pricing, procurement, sourcing, and inbound product quality levels across the many supplier relationships manufacturers have, providing real-time accounting and financial reporting of each transaction.

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6 maps that explain global supply chains

The Network Effect

We all know that supply chains are becoming more and more global, but how often can we actually see them becoming more global? We’ve selected 6 that are especially relevant to supply chains. #1: Even seemingly simple commodities have complex supply chains.

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update

Transplace

Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update. With the global spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), vulnerabilities in supply chains continue to be exposed. As the first tier in many company supply chains, the disruption in China has sent ripples through the worldwide economy.

How the Supply Chain Planning System Stole Christmas

Kinaxis

These dolls were manufactured in Asia and typically shipped by boat. While this was a cost effective shipping method, the entire supply chain planning system wasn’t fast and took four to six weeks for the dolls to arrive on the West Coast.

This is the invisible network that keeps the world running

The Network Effect

As a nice follow-up to last week’s post on the world’s largest container ship , the BBC has an in depth article on an “invisible network that keeps the world running” Just what is this network, you ask? The answer is the global supply chain.

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Shortages in Medical Supplies Linked to Imports

Logistics Trends and Insights

Medical supply shortages are being reported across the U.S. Tariffs were placed on medical supplies from China in 2018 and only lifted in March of this year because of the pandemic. Air Cargo Asia Pacific China Supply chain risks Trade Globalization Medical Supplies

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Asian Airfreight Volumes Expected to Jump

Logistics Trends and Insights

By all accounts, it looks as if the airfreight market from Asia has cooled a bit. According to the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines , September international air cargo demand as measured in freight ton kilometers increased 4.4% air freight Asia Pacific airfreight Asia-Pacific

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How Global Pandemics Impact Shipping

Intelligent Audit

The repercussions for global trade, and shipping in particular, have also been significant. Shipping Impact from COVID-19. Though the impact on supply chains was not immediately felt, their repercussions are now becoming more apparent. Shipping by sea to either the U.S.

The Cost of Climate Change on Your Supply Chain

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater On the heels of the United Nations Paris Climate Change Conference , now seemed like an appropriate time to revisit an often talked about supply chain topic. The impact of climate change on your supply chain operations.

The History of the Shipping Container

Freightos

The History of the Shipping Container. 26 April 2016 marks the 60th anniversary of the maiden voyage of the Ideal X and the birth of modern container shipping, a development that played a critical role in spurring the global economy. The Shipping Container: Before 1956.

7 Reasons Panama is the Latin American Supply Chain Capital with Demo Perez

The Logistics of Logistics

17:13] What’s the first reason that Panama is Latin America’s supply chain capital? 20:45] What is the number-two reason that Panama is Latin America’s supply chain capital? We’re not only crossing ships, but servicing them as well. [00:20] Opening / Introduction.

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Global Supply Chain News on Ocean Container Rates from Asia to US Soar as Carriers Finally Learning Lessons from the Past

Supply Chain Digest

Cancelling Sailings, Idling Ships Working for Now

El Niño May Have Your Supply Chain Partying Like It’s 1997

Kinaxis

With extreme weather—running the gamut from droughts to flooding rains—likely to occur across the globe this winter, we can expect to see the supply chain affected in several areas. El Niño may serve as the ultimate test of supply chain risk management and resiliency.

10 Vital Supply Chain Lessons from the Coronavirus Pandemic!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Coronavirus Exposes Global Supply Chain Fragility! Every aspect of our lives has been disrupted: our health, freedom of movement, employment, the economy, our ability to buy goods, and virtually every Supply Chain. Apart from the panic buying are there Supply Chain lessons that we should learn from the Coronavirus pandemic to improve the robustness of Supply Chains in the future?

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Putting Procurement Front and Center of Your Supply Chain

Oracle SCM

As supply chains become more dynamic, companies must pay closer attention to supply and supplier management. Companies depend on procurement teams to mitigate the impact of those disruptions and ensure supply continuity. Do they consistently ship quality product?

Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

Companies of all sizes have been capturing the value from Global Supply Chain to increase the economies of scale and scope for years. In this article, we will show you tips from worldwide experts that you can use to streamline your global supply chain operations.

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Supply Chain Case Study: the Executive's Guide

Supply Chain Opz

Professionals in supply chain management use various methods to identify best practices to improve the operations. Boeing and Airbus Supply Chain Strategy Boeing wants to encourage more flight frequency and direct route using a smaller capacity aircraft.

7 Principles of Supply Chain Management Explained

Supply Chain Opz

7 Principles of Supply Chain Management Explained. Would you like to understand supply chain management concept but dont have time to study from a supply chain textbook ? 1) Adapt Supply Chain to Customers Needs. NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies.

Jeroen van Weesep (Lego) is the Supply Chain Professional 2014

Supply Chain Movement

– The Netherlands, 5 June 2014 – Jeroen van Weesep from Lego is the new figurehead of Dutch supply chain management. Share this honour with your team and enjoy all the attention you’ll receive,” said the Supply Chain Director Benelux. “It’s

Global Supply Chains and the Coronavirus

Enterra Insights

The consequences of the coronavirus outbreak are being felt throughout the global economy, with stock markets tumbling and companies beginning to to worry about their supply chains. Dan Harris ( @danharris ), an international lawyer and founder of Harris Bricken, asks a question on many executives mind, “What is going to happen to my supply chain?”[1] Global supply chains are being affected. Early effects of the coronavirus on supply chains.

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28 supply chain professionals share the biggest challenges of supply chain management

6 River Systems

Supply chain management is a multi-faceted process with many stakeholders and even more moving parts. New technology aims to make the supply chain more efficient, yet investing in the wrong technology further complicates productivity while hindering profitability.

Free Shipping Just Got More Expensive – Retailers and Consumers to Spend More to Counter Carrier Cost Hikes

BluJay Solutions

Free shipping is top of the list for consumers when making purchase decisions and it’s been shown that they will modify their spending patterns to ensure they get it, feeling that spending more is worthwhile to save a few dollars in shipping charges.

The Supply Chain Detective™ and the Distribution Center Disaster!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Supply Chain Detective™: The Case of the Unpaid Invoices! I was in the Retail Industry which meant that in Supply Chain this was the beginning of the frantic Holiday season. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Zara – The Benefits of Agile Procurement / Supply Chain

ivalua

How an agile Supply Chain drives a sustainable competitive advantage. As companies reassess their supply chains in light of the Covid-19 pandemic as well as growing pressure to improve sustainability, some lessons can be learned by taking a look back.

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Supply Chain Solutions: What You Can Learn From the Semiconductor Industry | Transportfolio. Companies in technology-based industries are vulnerable to becoming obsolete unless they can quickly assess their biggest supply chain challenges and apply the right resources to solve problems.

The Potential Impact on Shipping of a Global Recession

Intelligent Audit

The question now is what will the impact of such a recession be, particularly on shipping. What Happens to Shipping. Shipping, especially global shipping, is uniquely vulnerable to recessions and the effects of the downturn of 2008-2009 are still being felt today.

The Supply Chain Detective™ and the Distribution Centre Disaster!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Supply Chain Detective™: The Case of the Unpaid Invoices! I was in the Retail Industry which meant that in Supply Chain this was the beginning of the frantic Holiday season. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Supply Chain Sustainability and Business Success

Enterra Insights

” The supply chain needs to be more sustainable. For years, rich companies shipped some of their waste to poorer countries. Now governments across Asia are saying no to the imports, which for decades fed mills that recycled waste plastic. Mike Hachtman, CEO of Relogistics, asserts, “The sustainable supply chain has become a vital — and ever more visible — element of social corporate responsibility.”[5] Mapping the supply chain.

Supply Chain Management Challenges All Businesses Need to Understand

USC Consulting Group

Sustained marketplace success and effective supply chain management go hand-in-hand. In fact, 62% of logistics, supply chain, and transportation executives say their companies are undergoing profound supply chain transformation , according to a 2019 report from Forbes Insights.