So Your Supply Chain is Banning Bangladesh….and Going to Cambodia?: “The Ugliest Race to the Bottom”

Supply Chain View from the Field

For instance, Puma’s factory in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, worked with the Fair Labor Association to discover a “strong possibility” that fainting workers in the factories was caused by chemical exposure and cited excessive overtime and insufficient drinking water as contributing factors. In our ongoing discussion of labor and human rights violations in the supply chain, we’ve discussed in prior posts the problems that occurred in Bangladesh resulting in over 700 dead.

Emirates SkyCargo now flying to Cambodia

Logistics Middle East

Emirates SkyCargo has further strengthened its extensive route network with the launch of a weekly freighter service to Phnom Penh, Cambodia, starting 6 April 2016

The Importance of Building Successful Relationships in Emerging Markets

PLS Logistics

Analyzation of countries such as Myanmar, Vietnam, and Cambodia, prove that emerging markets are popular again, as suppliers are increasingly flocking to these new manufacturing hubs.

Don’t Fret: Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement will not play havoc with the economic development of developing countries

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Bangladesh, Cambodia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Indonesia, India, Pakistan, and many African countries). For instance, six of the ASEAN countries such as Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Philippines, and Thailand can leverage their FTAs with the remaining 4 ASEAN countries (Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore, and Vietnam) who are TPP members to develop cost effective supply chain operations to facilitate multi-lateral trades with minimal tariffs. Felipe Caro and Christopher S.

What you should know about ASEAN Last Mile Delivery

Abivin

A recent edition by TaipanOracle claims that, “while countries like Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam are rapidly upgrading their infrastructure, others like Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos continue to remain laggards.”

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Modern Slavery in Today’s Supply Chains

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Alexa Cheater I used to think slavery was, for the most part, a thing of the past. An abhorrent practice that was abolished for very good reason, and a constant reminder that human life has tremendous value and as such should be respected and honored.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

Cambodia. The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’.

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The Fashion Supply Chain: Unraveling the Reality

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Cambodia, China, Taiwan, India – look at the ‘made in’ labels on your clothing and you’re likely to find these popular clothing manufacturing countries.

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

Cambodia. Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond.

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Cambodia. 10 questions to assess working capital management. Working capital management revolves around inventory, debtors and creditors. Some companies generate cash so quickly that they can even achieve negative working capital.

Checklist for Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Cambodia. 10 questions about Global Trade Management. Managing the activities comprising a supply chain is becoming more difficult with the growth of trade and increased regulation.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right. Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Which ones to use?… … How many to use?

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White paper: Are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Cambodia. Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. Clearly, this does not change the call for efficiency and productivity. And now, the pressure is on you -as senior executive- to deliver.

White paper: What if you are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Cambodia. Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. Clearly, this does not change the call for efficiency and productivity. And now, the pressure is on you -as senior executive- to deliver.

La carte du commerce international 2016 / Global Trade Map 2016 in French

Supply Chain Movement

Cambodia. Les accords commerciaux et leurs risques d’un point de vue UE.

China’s Historic Silk Road is Resurrected from the Rubble

Elementum

Other notable projects include a port project in Sri Lanka, an industrial park in Cambodia, and a high-speed rail link in Indonesia — all of which are forecasted to spark major changes in global trade if they actually materialize. China is leading an initiative to revive one of the largest feats of trade infrastructure the world has ever known.

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Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

Cambodia. More shippers today appear to be outsourcing some or all of their logistics. How does a company decide that outsourcing logistics is the right choice? This C.H.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

Cambodia. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’. Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years.

Checklist Regelkonforme Lieferketten/Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Cambodia. 11 Fragen zum Global Trade Management / 11 questions about Global Trade Management. Der globale Handel wächst – und mit ihm die Regulierung. Das effiziente Management von Lieferketten wird dadurch immer weiter erschwert.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Cambodia. Global competition is forcing companies to optimally manage the orders they have scored. Supply chain execution software can coordinate the necessary alignment process between the various systems within the network.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Cambodia. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market.

Thank You – Logistics Bureau is 19 this Month

Logistics Bureau

Providing education for 19 kids in a remote community in Cambodia. Logistics Bureau is 19 years old this Month and we’re celebrating by giving presents! Hmmm…This could get expensive, but here goes .

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Cambodia. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe. Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation.

Analytics Should Focus on A Culture of Factory Safety for Workers in Low Cost Country Manufacturing

NC State SCRC

This will never work – particularly as we move into an era of global outsourcing and contract manufacturing in low cost countries such as Vietnam, India, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Indonesia, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, and others in Asia. For analytics to become truly effective in global manufacturing settings, veracity and consistency are critical requirements.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Cambodia. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way. These developments impact Original Equipment Manufacturers, both at strategic level and at operational level within their supply chains.

6 Common Supply Chain Mistakes and How to Resolve Them

AFFLINK

The workers, mostly in Cambodia and Myanmar, were paid unreasonably and locked into contracts. Successful supply chain management requires a company to recover from disruptions, which are a normal part of any business.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Cambodia. Customers are becoming more demanding all the time: they increasingly expect personalised offers, available globally and round the clock. Such huge pressure on sales is also dragging the supply chain department(s) towards an ever-higher service level.

Gartner’s survey analysis: Women in Supply Chain 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Cambodia. Gartner’s first Women in Supply Chain Survey, conducted with AWESOME, an executive women’s leadership group, and supported by Supply Chain Media, compares the representation of women in supply chain leadership roles.

Gartner’s Women in Supply Chain Survey 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Cambodia. Gartner’s first Women in Supply Chain Survey, conducted with AWESOME, an executive women’s leadership group, compares the representation of women in supply chain leadership roles.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

Cambodia. In the global fashion and luxury goods market, ever-higher customer expectations, combined with demographic and economic shifts, are making it increasingly difficult to predict consumer behaviour and plan accordingly.

10 questions about supply chain optimisation

Supply Chain Movement

Cambodia. Better decision-making processes. The business complexity is increasing all the time due to globalisation, big data and dynamic interdependences. It is becoming ever-more difficult for supply chain professionals to make the right decisions.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

Cambodia. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend. They can renegotiate contracts, find other carriers, and do a better job of maximizing their truck utilization. But these efforts bring temporary, not permanent, relief.

Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

Supply Chain Movement

Cambodia. The major consultancy firms are still acquiring smaller niche competitors to intensify their supply chain expertise. At the same time, the supply chain specialists are expanding across Europe and even into North America.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Cambodia. The world is becoming smaller and larger at the same time through globalization and the internet. Goods have to be transported across the globe and across the neighbourhood.

Mindmap for the Supply Chain Director 2020

Supply Chain Movement

Cambodia. The rapidly changing world is forcing companies to continually adapt.