Malaysia a Key Link in Asia’s Disaster Resilience Plan

Supply Chain @ MIT

How can the region build the capacity it needs to respond effectively to these crises? This was one of the main talking points at the 2013 Health & Humanitarian Logistics Conference, hosted by the Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISI) in Malaysia this June. When the local or national capacity is overwhelmed the government may request regional or international support. Malaysia is the hub for humanitarian logistics in Asia.

A planning guide for beverage manufacturers in Asia

DELMIA Quintiq

You could either build a new plant in the Philippines or alternate short runs in your existing plants in Malaysia. In Malaysia, you could parcel the large shipments between multiple plants or lines.

A time of transition: 3 key trends for oil & gas in 2018

DELMIA Quintiq

Global LNG export capacity is constantly increasing and there are a large number of liquefaction projects at different stages of construction worldwide. The current top seven exporters of LNG in the world are Qatar, Australia, Malaysia, Nigeria, Indonesia, Algeria and Russia.

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Bristlecone Flash – February 2019


Typical results include a 5-10% increase in system response times, a 15-20% reduction in storage capacity and the development of a solid roadmap that enables future readiness. AMERICAN CORPORATE APPAREL COMPANY SELECTS BRISTLECONE.

Multiple Constraints of 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.

Plan for greater success: What experts said at Quintiq World Tour Singapore 2015

DELMIA Quintiq

Dr Mahender Singh (Founding CEO & Rector, Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation): The simplest thing UPS does is: No left turns for truck routes, only right turns. Freight Exchange is a software platform for excess freight capacity.

Global Manufacturers' Supply Chains Strain to Keep Up With Faster Economy

Material Handling & Logistics

Shrinking capacity may mean companies have to hire or invest more to avoid overheating, yet it could also force them to push up prices, propelling inflation enough to squeeze the expansion.

Needed: A New Way to Manage Risk in Low Cost Countries


By deploying the “fast fashion” business model, the apparel industry began to outsource garment manufacture to suppliers and subcontractors in low-cost countries, such as China, India, Vietnam, Malaysia, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. The same unsafe working conditions prevail, and you are just as likely to encounter the problems with capacity and subcontracting that were discovered in Bangladesh.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

Malaysia. One of the main supply chain challenges is increasing uncertainty; this makes demand planning very difficult, especially if there is no mid-season production capacity available for replenishment purposes when a product should prove to be very successful.

Hanjin Bankruptcy Demonstrates Fragility of Ocean Freight Market Prior to “Black November”


Steam ship lines are all suffering from over capacity and downward pressure due to fuel prices. of global container capacity, it still has resulted in more than half a million containers sitting on the ocean. The recent bankruptcy announcement of Hanjin, a major shipping line, on the Friday before the last Labor Day long weekend, was a shock to everyone working in the global logistics shipping industry.

10 questions about the benefits of S&OP for your organisation

Supply Chain Movement

Malaysia. Management at the helm. Some companies have a well-developed sales & operations planning (S&OP) process as a safeguard for structured decision-making. Those companies take an integral view of supply and demand, including the financial impact of mediumterm risks.

China Flexes Its Global Logistics Muscle

Material Handling & Logistics

This is truly a brilliant plan on China’s part,” explains David Gonsalvez, CEO of the Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation, which is part of the MIT Global Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence Network. For example, China is Malaysia’s top trading partner.

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Professor Yossi Sheffi on Resilience, Visibility, and Biggest Risks this Holiday Season


Now, though, we might go to China for some things, but for assembly we might go to Vietnam, Malaysia, or more recently, an African country. Shippers often face the most stress when it comes to holiday shopping, as the last-mile logistics can be held up by under-capacity or bad weather.

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Many transportation capacity planners also need to develop far more robust capabilities between Asia and other regions of the world. Supply Chain Solutions: What You Can Learn From the Semiconductor Industry | Transportfolio.

3 Mini Case Studies: Successful Supply Chain Cost Reduction and Management

Logistics Bureau

The company began with a pilot operation using a manufacturer in Malaysia. Starbucks had to shake up its third party relationships and increase production capacity.

7 Mini Case Studies: Successful Supply Chain Cost Reduction and Management

Logistics Bureau

The company began with a pilot operation using a manufacturer in Malaysia. Starbucks had to shake up its third-party relationships and increase production capacity.