The Fashion Supply Chain: Unraveling the Reality

Kinaxis

And whether you realize it or not, the garment industry supply chain is changing – both for the better and for the worse. Cambodia, China, Taiwan, India – look at the ‘made in’ labels on your clothing and you’re likely to find these popular clothing manufacturing countries. This really speaks to the heart of the issue – global supply chain visibility and transparency. General News Supply chain management Supply chain risk management Supply chain risk

What you should know about ASEAN Last Mile Delivery

Abivin

The shipment of goods to their final destination, referred to as last mile delivery in the supply chain, accounts for 30% of total logistics cost. Most ASEAN countries now rely on human resources for most of their supply chain management. These chains employ unnecessarily high amounts of resources that induce more costs for companies. The article also reports that, “while roads in Singapore are fully paved, Cambodia and Laos have less than 10% paved highways.”

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Multiple Constraints of Route Planning in ASEAN

Abivin

Poor transportation system due to disruptions, deficiencies in technical know-how and low-tech supply chain has triggered difficulties in route planning in ASEAN. Apart from the 2 leading nations – Singapore and Malaysia, other nations like Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam are also rapidly upgrading their road, rail, maritime and air cargo infrastructure in line with ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) frameworks.

Enter RCEP: The World’s Largest Free Trade Agreement

Logistics Viewpoints

These include: tariff elimination on at least 92 percent of goods traded between RPCs; simplified customs procedures to expedite the clearance of cargo, with a six-hour ceiling for express and perishable items; and easing of rules of origin definitions.

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