Shortages in Medical Supplies Linked to Imports

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Burma (Myanmar). Burma, or Myanmar, benefited significantly during this time period with a 60% volume increase. However, surgical gowns, typically sourced from China, were at near-normal levels because the sourcing shifted to Honduras. Sourcing from alternative locations will be important as long as the countries have not been severely impacted by the pandemic. Air Cargo Asia Pacific China Supply chain risks Trade Globalization Medical Supplies

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What you should know about ASEAN Last Mile Delivery


Source The logistics landscape also varies across ASEAN countries. Yet other less developed countries, like Laos and Myanmar, are still lagging behind in the industry. 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.” Source 3.

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5 Crucial Software Every 3PL Company Needs To Have


When a new order is received, the vehicle route planning schedule is sourced in real time to reallocate mobile fleet resources to optimize operating efficiency, deliver priority service to the most profitable accounts and routes, and also maintain overall customer service objectives. Currently, KOSPA Logistics Myanmar is using Abivin vRoute , which includes GPS tracking, visibility providing to manufacturers, trail tracking, routing plans and dispatch, etc.

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Technology as the Catalyst for Optimising Supplier Relationships to Improve Customer Experience

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Yet while there is a desire to build stronger, long term supplier relationships in order to improve performance and minimise supply chain complexity, rising prices in markets such as China, South East Asia and India are pushing retailers to explore new, untested sourcing locations. James Hargraves , Business Development Director (APAC) at EV Cargo Technology, explains: “Monitoring, measuring and tracking are still at the heart of optimising supplier relationships.

Multiple Constraints of Route Planning in ASEAN


Source ASEAN is witnessing a growing middle class with increased spending power, which results in a thriving demand for logistics as consumers require better, more varied products and services delivered to their doorstep. 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.

A Year In Events: Looking Back At 2016 (US Edition)


Ethical Sourcing Forum (New York, NY). The keynote address at the Ethical Sourcing Forum featured Professor Michael Toffel of Harvard Business School, who, along with doctoral student Yanhua Zhou, showcased their latest statistical research on code compliance, this time focusing on factories in China based on Intertek’s Workplace Conditions Assessment (WCA) data. EUISSCA Alliance Sustainable Sourcing Conference 2016 (New Orleans, LA).