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. Supply Chain Planning & Optimization Transport & Logistics

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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.

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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]. The post Canadian Ports: A Fast Lane for Asia-U.S. Global Trade Supply Chain Risk Management Transportation Management Canadian ports imports ocean transportation Prince Rupert port Vancouver port West Coast ports While the delays at the U.S.

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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. Secondly, planning and scheduling transportation of empty containers has to correlate with planning and scheduling transporting full containers.

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. Individual daily shipments covered by those contracts are then planned in transportation management systems used exclusively by the logistics departments.

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Have you ever considered changing your traditional mode of transportation? Now is the time to utilize all modes of transportation in the most efficient way possible. For example, you might be surprised how beneficial rail service between Europe and Asia can be for your business today.

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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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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. While road infrastructure is at an international level near the coast, inland transportation can be a different story. Asia Supply Chain Excellence - Visit this site to learn about the Asia Opportunity. See previous issues of the Asia Supply Chain Excellence Report. January 2014. Subscribe. Supply Chain Risk in China: Focus on.

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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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Navigating Ongoing International Transportation Capacity Challenges

Talking Logistics

International transportation is dealing with ongoing challenges of tighter capacity. From import space and export space tightening up and a hot drayage market causing capacity constraints to volatile air freight rates – international transportation has had its share of challenges the last 10-12 months. Import space out of Asia to the US continues to be tight, and thanks to positive retail sales, retailers are having to quickly restock to ensure they have enough inventory.

Taking the “Ouch” Out of Transportation Costs

Talking Logistics

However, the biggest pain point for these global supply chains is the one that seems inescapable – transportation costs. Pain Points Increasing Transportation Costs. No matter how much can be saved from sourcing globally, transportation costs continue to creep in to seriously affect a product’s profit margin. A 2017 Global Sourcing study from American Shipper magazine found that 58% of shippers said their highest concern today is rising transportation costs.

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

EFT

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. By jointly implementing a digital solution to support Tetra Pak’s warehousing and transport operations, this collaboration is a great example for smart warehouses of the future to deliver agile, cost effective and scalable supply chain operations.”.

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. However, they were still obliged to go and check them, thereby incurring costs on transport drivers.

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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.

How BluJay Solutions can turbocharge customer experience in transport management

BluJay Solutions

Read the full article in Tech Wire Asia. The post How BluJay Solutions can turbocharge customer experience in transport management appeared first on BluJay Solutions. In The News customer experience Global transportation Innovation Transport Management Software Visibility

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How BluJay Solutions can turbocharge customer experience in transport management

BluJay Solutions

Read the full article in Tech Wire Asia. The post How BluJay Solutions can turbocharge customer experience in transport management appeared first on BluJay Solutions. In The News customer experience Global transportation Innovation Transport Management Software Visibility

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Expect Uncertainty for Inbound Shipments into Asia and China

CH Robinson Transportfolio

But these same disruptions are also causing serious challenges to the transportation industry in China and Asia at large. . Ongoing impact in Southeast Asia countries. In fact, almost all Southeast Asia countries have seen some change: Singapore as the most competitive country.

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How Cummins Power Generation Used Lean Six Sigma to Achieve Significant Transportation Savings

Talking Logistics

Although applied throughout the organization, Cummins identified the elimination of transportation waste as an area that would have a significant impact. Subsequently, LSS projects were developed to address waste in several key areas: contract carrier freight rationalization, ship day alignment, Asia-to-US / Asia-to-Europe container optimization, CNG truck costs and impact.

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

Elementum

Transportation can be a significant part of a business’ logistics costs— potentially upwards of 55 percent. Fuel price is driven primarily by five factors: demand, refinery maintenance costs, transportation constraints, crude oil prices, and geopolitical disruptions. In an attempt to reduce the length of transportation for products in the supply chain, several industries have taken to nearshoring. Lean Transportation Policies.

13 Reasons Why You Need a Global Transportation Management System (TMS)

3rdwave

In today’s turbulent trading environment, strong global transportation management capabilities deliver exceptional benefits and value. The reality is that most companies do a poor job of managing the global transportation process…if they manage it at all.

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

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

The Ongoing Impact of Coronavirus

Logistics Viewpoints

The impact has been far reaching, and at Logistics Viewpoints, we have documented many areas of concern, including the impact on manufacturing supply chains in Southeast Asia, the automotive and pharmaceutical supply chains, the high-tech supply chain, and the impact on retail.

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

Elementum

Transportation can be a significant part of a business’ logistics costs— potentially upwards of 55 percent. Fuel price is driven primarily by five factors: demand, refinery maintenance costs, transportation constraints, crude oil prices, and geopolitical disruptions. In an attempt to reduce the length of transportation for products in the supply chain, several industries have taken to nearshoring. Lean Transportation Policies.

Transportation TIP List: Week of May 26th, 2019

Transplace

Transportation TIP List: Week of May 26 th , 2019. Below, this week’s TIP List observes some of the trends that are currently impacting the transportation and supply chain industry: Floods Swamps U.S. The post Transportation TIP List: Week of May 26th, 2019 appeared first on.

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

CH Robinson 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.

Transportation TIP List: Week of May 26th, 2019

Transplace

Transportation TIP List: Week of May 26 th , 2019. Below, this week’s TIP List observes some of the trends that are currently impacting the transportation and supply chain industry: Floods Swamps U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports may be facing significant bumps in the road – as the infrastructure in Southeast Asia remains far less developed than China. The post Transportation TIP List: Week of May 26th, 2019 appeared first on.

What Your Global Forwarder Must Know about Importing to China

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Each claims they can do any job in China because they have connections with brokers and transportation providers. Most companies meet monthly, quarterly, or annually with their transportation service providers. Global Transportation Logistics Asia China Global Forwarding Imports

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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. Guest Commentary Logistics Outsourcing Logistics Service Providers Reverse Logistics Transportation

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Cross-Border Ecommerce: The Future is Here

CH Robinson Transportfolio

To help e-tailers efficiently deliver products to Amazon Fulfillment Centers as easily as shipping in-country, we have integrated global forwarding services with North American surface transportation. Cross-Border Ecommerce: The Future is Here | C.H. Robinson.

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Finding Global Transportation Optimization Opportunities

Talking Logistics

When considering your global transportation network, do you have the infrastructure needed to effectively and efficiently optimize it? Utilizing your private fleet domestically for outbound while considering backhaul opportunities is much different than pickups in Asia going to a container packing facility. For example, that container from Asia may represent a domestic backhaul opportunity when it arrives at the inbound port; you don’t want to miss out on this opportunity.

Trending: Effects of West Coast Ports Labor Dispute

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

Retailers rely heavily on these ports for imported goods coming in from Asia. Blog Post Asia Global Ports Shipping Transportation By Chris Ferrell. Director, Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium.

13 Reasons Why You Need a Global Transportation Management System (TMS)

3rdwave

In today’s turbulent trading environment, strong global transportation management capabilities deliver exceptional benefits and value. From optimizing freight movements and controlling freight costs, to supply chain SKU transparency and optimal inventory management, the value proposition for global transportation management is substantial and significant. Managing the complexity of global transportation requires human capital, time, and/or money.

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. food company gambled on the development of cold chain, and has now had to develop new products that can survive uncontrolled temperatures during transport. By Jim Serstad.

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An Update on the Coronavirus and Its Effects on the Global Supply Chain

Logistics Trends and Insights

It has been nearly three weeks since Chinese authorities in Wuhan imposed a citywide quarantine and severe transport restrictions in response to a deadly coronavirus outbreak. As a major transport hub in central China, Wuhan accounted for 1.2 by Amy Wunderlin .

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