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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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. The post Expect Uncertainty for Inbound Shipments into Asia and China appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Geopolitical uncertainties such as Brexit, the China-U.S. trade war, and the trade conflict between Japan-Korea all impact today’s shipping market. A lot of C.H.

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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

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.

The Branded Supply Chain

DELMIA Quintiq

What do H&M and Whirlpool know about supply chains that many of their competitors don’t? It is that world-class supply chains embody world-class brands by delivering to the customers the promises made and stories told by their marketing departments.

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.

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

DELMIA Quintiq

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. Supply Chain Planning & Optimization Transport & Logistics

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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Drivers of Supply Chain Innovation

BluJay Solutions

A recent study concludes that customer experience is the top factor driving supply chain innovation, and the key to innovation is placing customers in the centre of supply chains. ” Read the full article at Industrial Automation Asia.

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.

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

Talking Logistics

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]. As I said at the time, when you stand back and think about it from a supply chain risk management perspective, being in a situation where just 800 clerks can shut down the main entry point for about 40 percent of U.S. While the delays at the U.S.

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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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How A Premiere 3PL In South East Asia Digitizes Logistics Process

Abivin

Meanwhile, things are getting easier these days for a 3PL company in South East Asia thanks to a fully digitized logistics process. Introduction Growing into a premiere 3PL company in South East Asia takes a long time with a well-planned strategy.

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How do supply chain professionals rate their demand forecast’s accuracy?

AIMMS

We are running a quiz to help supply chain professionals address these questions. The quiz has been taken by more than 200 participants across several regions – from North America to Asia Pacific. The majority of them (64%) are in a supply chain role.

Asia Supply Chain Excellence Report: Issue, January 2013

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

Supply Chain Risk in China: Focus on. Supply chain executives in the US and Europe nervously listen to news out of Asia about factory fires, typhoons and labor disputes. impacts on their supply chains, they think through their contingency plans and wish they had more visibility. While supply chain risks in China are not typically as pronounced as that of other Asian sourcing countries, the high volume sourced from China raises the total risk.

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Supply Chain Execution Convergence: Rethinking, Redesigning, and Re-evaluating the Traditional Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

Supply chain execution convergence is a topic that has been gaining in popularity. It’s time for organizations to take a step back and evaluate their overall supply chain approach and to consider how supply chain execution convergence can bring their supply chain to the next level.

The Digital Supply Chain: Making The Leap With A Ball and Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

Last week, I spoke on the evolution of the digital supply chains and my vision for Supply Chain 2020 at the World Trade Group Event in Miami. These will be the foundation of digital supply chain thinking that will redefine business in the next decade.

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. The World’s Oldest Supply Chain Analyst Report (Elemica Executive Lunch).

Habitat by Honestbee: Asia's first tech-enabled grocery & dining concept

TradeGecko

Inventory Management Supply chain management Popular Posts Case studiesOnline marketplace Honestbee launched Habitat last week in Singapore – a supermarket, dining, and retail innovation lab all-in-one.

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.

Major Influences on Supply Chains for 2019

Talking Logistics

One of the things that defines supply chain management today is the rapid pace of change across all dimensions — competitive landscape, regulations, technology, and many more. As we quickly approach 2019, there are a number of potentially game-changing global trade challenges supply chain professionals must consider in their planning, including new tariffs, trade wars, and Brexit. How must supply chain and logistics systems change to accommodate these new trends?

Tata Steel Makes Strides Towards an Autonomous Supply Chain Powered by Optimization Technology

AIMMS

The company was established in India as Asia’s first integrated private steel company in 1907. Our analytics department is comprised by data scientists who work on developing AI models, as well as OR specialists who focus on Supply chain optimization, simulation and mathematical programming.

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

EFT

DHL Supply Chain has implemented an integrated supply chain solution for Tetra Pak’s warehouse in Singapore, one of its largest globally. This is the first smart warehouse for DHL in Asia Pacific to deploy the digital twin technology, which involves using digital models to better understand and manage physical assets.

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). The post Building Resilient ASEAN Supply Chains appeared first on Chainalytics.

Why customer experience is driving supply chain innovation

BluJay Solutions

Joseph Lim, Sales Director APAC at BluJay Solutions, discusses the barriers to supply chain innovation that logistics companies commonly face, and what they need to do to plan ahead. Read the full article in Supply Chain Asia.

A Chocolate Addict’s Plea: Know Your Supply Chain Risks!

Kinaxis

What’s even more unfortunate than the effect on my figure is that it’s about to get a whole lot more difficult to feed my addiction thanks to a lack of insight into supply chain risk. Together they account for more than half of the world’s cocoa supplies!

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Supply Chain Power 50: Best Supply Chain Blogs of 2014

Supply Chain Opz

At the beginning of each year, many supply chain blogs/sites publish the articles about their most popular contents of the year or make the predictions for things that might happen in the coming year.

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

Kinaxis

Green has seen some fundamental shifts in the supply-chain planning paradigm. A third trend is globalization, with an exponential increase in the number of people involved in the supply chain, and a consequent extension of order lead times. In response, companies are looking to replace their vertically structured supply chains with close partnerships. Check out: Avaya’s Four-Year Journey to a Best-in-Class Supply Chain.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

These consumer products global leaders paved the road for supply chain excellence by defining new supply chain practices. Today, each leader wants to take their empowered team to new supply chain heights. Life is busy at Supply Chain Insights.

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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. Many of the leading ERP and supply chain software vendors have customer events in various countries around the world.; Supply chain professionals often cite peer-to-peer learning and networking as the most valuable investment of time and money.

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

Supply Chain View from the Field

Don’t be surprised if there are supply chain disruptions. Nathan also shared his thoughts about how companies need to be thinking about this in the context of supply chain management and climate change.

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Supply Chain Sustainability and Business Success

Enterra Insights

” The supply chain needs to be more sustainable. 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] A sustainable supply chain must avoid compromising both the environment and the business itself.”

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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7 Supply Chain Lessons from Steve Jobs - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

7 Supply Chain Lessons from Steve Jobs. Apple Inc is regarded as the best company in the world for its cutting-edge supply chain management practices. And when the whole supply chain takes actions in sync with this strategy, the success is phenomenal!