China Logistics Blockchain System

Operations and Supply Chain Management

A China-based blockchain platform for the shipping sector is taking shape. and its payments affiliate Ant Financial Group , the WSJ Logistics Report’s Costas Paris writes, setting up a three-legged support system for technology meant to track goods across seaborne supply chains. Alibaba signed a similar deal in May with China Merchants Holdings to create a digital platform for port operations. TradeLens has a long list of logistics operators and ports signed up.

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Checklist: Logistics challenges in China

Supply Chain Movement

Supply chain in China was once an afterthought or was only thought of in terms of the ‘Make’ and ‘Ship’ processes included in manufacturing in China. But as China becomes not only the factory of the world but the ‘Mall of the world’ this can no longer be true. Back in 2001, China was just revving its engine, a $1.3 Today, China’s domestic consumption is rising rapidly. But the logistics infrastructure is a major challenge.

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US-China Trade Conference: Timely and Relevant

Logistics Viewpoints

The US-China Trade Conference discussed implications of tariff increases, China production advantages, established supply chain capabilities, ASEAN alternatives, and strategies for mitigating any negative impacts from recent 301 tariff increases. Attendees and speakers valued their established capabilities in China and articulated the difficulties with replicating these capabilities within another an alternative nation in the region. China China trade tariffs

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Importing From China! The Essential Guide! (Video)

Supply Chain Game Changer

China has fast become a key player in the world’s economy. Since 2012, China has been the world’s number one trading country, and it shows no signs of moving from this spot anytime soon. Why Import your Products from China? Learning How to Import from China.

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Autonomous Driving and Logistics: The Effects

20Cube Logistics

It will probably change the processes currently associated with warehousing, supply chain management and several other critical features of logistics. Automated trucks replacing truck drivers have been a part of the future plans of the logistics industry in India for several years now.

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Using Scooters for Logistics in China

Supply Chain View from the Field

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal shows pictures of logistics couriers in China riding scooters, with stacks of deliveries teetering six feet up in the air, parked outside of office buildings in downtown Shanghai. The reporter goes on to describe the increasing salaries for logistics workers, and goes on to document the high pay but difficult working conditions for logistics in China. Development of the logistics industry is imperative in China.

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Adexa Forms a Joint Venture in China

Adexa

the leading provider of intelligent AI-powered solutions for supply chain optimization and digitalization, today signed a joint agreement with Qingdao Innovation Institute (QDII) for expansion of its operations in China. Dr. Cyrus Hadavi, CEO of Adexa , expressed: “ Given the growth of China as the second largest economy in the world, supply chain strategy is one of the key and critical issues that Chinese companies need to deal with. Media Contact: Ron Wilson. Adexa, Inc.

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China Exports Rebound Even as Western Markets Face Lockdown

Logistics Bureau

China says almost all of its major industrial companies have resumed production and that its ports are again running at near-full capacity after a two-month Coronavirus-linked shutdown. In China, a Two-month Lockdown begins to Ease. percent dip in goods from China and a 6.5

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Distribution in China takes a detour

Supply Chain Movement

China is not only an attractive market in terms of sourcing and manufacturing but also for the sale of goods due to the rapid growth of its middle class. Hence the companies Bugaboo and Foss have both faced considerable challenges, as they revealed during the recent ‘Supply Chain Opportunities in China’ seminar in Amsterdam on 24 June 2015. China expert Fred Sengers was the moderator. That means that we can’t supply mainland China directly from our factory.

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Embracing Change – A Lesson from China

Logistics Trends and Insights

The dynamics of China’s retail industry are a bit different from the US’ but it too is undergoing a special transformation. One such example is Suning Holdings Group, a conglomerate founded in 1990 and focused on eight businesses: sports, retail, logistics, technology, and financial services, real estate, investments, and media entertainment. In 2017, the company was ranked second in the top 500 privately-owned enterprises in China, with an annual revenue of $65.7

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Supply Chain Opportunities in China

Supply Chain Movement

Distribution in China takes a detour. China is not only an attractive market in terms of sourcing and manufacturing but also for the sale of goods due to the rapid growth of its middle class. Hence the companies Bugaboo and Foss have both faced considerable challenges, as they revealed during the recent ‘Supply Chain Opportunities in China’ seminar in Amsterdam on 24 June 2015. That means that we can’t supply mainland China directly from our factory.

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Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q2 2019)

Talking Logistics

and China are still in a tariff war, but the domestic transportation market is more favorable for shippers today (more capacity, lower rates) than during the first half of 2018. The post Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q2 2019) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Industry Trends blockchain China drones E2open Indago LEGACY Supply Chain Services Talking Logistics tariffsThat was fast, wasn’t it?

Editor’s Pick: Moving Out Of China Isn’t So Easy

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “ Editor’s Pick ” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. This post from Amber Road’s blog discusses several factors companies must consider if they are thinking of moving out of China as a manufacturing or sourcing base.

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‘Supply Chain Opportunities in China’ – 24 juni 2015

Supply Chain Movement

‘Supply Chain Opportunities in China’. Introduction – Guillaume Burette, General Manager Logistics – DSV China. China: from sourcing location to an end market. 12:00 China as a Global Distribution Centre – Manufacturing and bonded warehousing. 13:00 Domestic warehousing and distribution centres in China. China as a Regional Distribution Hub. Ralf Bekink, National Business Development Manager – DSV China. Customer deliveries in China.

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China’s Silk Road Initiative to Benefit from Trade War

Logistics Trends and Insights

China’s Silk Road initiative, better known as One Belt One Road ( OBOR ), received a big boost as the US implemented additional tariffs on Chinese goods with threats of even more. In total, China plans to spend well over $1 trillion on OBOR initiatives.

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Can Australian Manufacturing be Brought Back Home from China?

Logistics Bureau

With the significant disruption to Australia’s supply chains caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, the question now focusing the minds of supply chain managers is whether production outsourced to China can be brought back onshore—and if so at what cost. Inevitably ‘Made in Australia’ goods will cost more—sometimes even double or triple the price tag of a ‘Made in China’ equivalent. Can Australian Manufacturing be Brought Back Home from China? Why China Became Australia’s Factory.

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The Logistics of Logistics Podcast with Joe Lynch

The Logistics of Logistics

The Logistics of Logistics with Joe Lynch. Steve Elwell and Joe Lynch discuss The Logistics of Logistics podcast including its founding, evolution and future. Joe Lynch is the host of The Logistics of Logistics podcast. About The Logistics of Logistics.

How Ecommerce Models are Shaping the Logistics Industry in China

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Ecommerce in China is expanding rapidly and has grown from virtually non-existent to a $40+ billion (USD) industry in the last five years. During last year’s Single’s Day (an anti-Valentine’s Day in which singletons celebrate single life) in China, the biggest ecommerce giant reported sales of over $3 billion (USD) in 24 hours, once again proving the increasing purchasing power of the Chinese consumers. Global Transportation Retail Technology China Ecommerce Supply Chain

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China Flexes Its Global Logistics Muscle

Material Handling & Logistics

China aims to extend its logistics reach from the Pacific to the Atlantic through its One Belt, One Road initiative. Like the country itself, China’s ambitions are massive. The sheer size of the country’s “One Belt, One Road” logistics initiative, for instance, calls into question the true objective of the regional infrastructure plan. The plan consists of six economic corridors: • China-Mongolia-Russia. China to Central Asia and Western Asia.

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Top 3 Logistics Challenges for Automotive Manufacturers in China

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Top 3 Logistics Challenges for Automotive Manufacturers in China | Transportfolio. By 2020, China is expected to have more than 200 million registered vehicles [1]. That’s not to say there aren’t challenges you’ll need to overcome as an automotive manufacturer in China —especially when it comes to logistics. billion people, China has the highest population in the world by a large margin. Global Transportation Automotive China Logistics

China-Europe rail freight up 47%

EFT

Intercontinental freight travelling between China and Europe has increased dramatically as a result of COVID-19 disruptions. This has pushed long-distance rail freight into the limelight as a mode of sending relatively high volumes of freight reliably and within weeks between major population centres in Europe and China. Freight typically takes 24 days to pass between China and the UK and around two weeks to move between China and mainland Western Europe.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (August 23, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Our Logistics Leaders for Type 1 Diabetes Cure Team jerseys are on order! Our team members will be styling in these jerseys as they train for their upcoming rides in Sonoma, CA, Saratoga Springs, NY, Read more Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (August 23, 2019). The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (August 23, 2019) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

What Your Global Forwarder Must Know about Importing to China

CH Robinson Transportfolio

While the stock market in China has been volatile lately, the Chinese middle class continues to grow and buy. That makes China a highly attractive market for imports, if you have a logistics provider who knows how to deliver your imports. billion people, China is the world’s most populous country. According to the International Monetary Fund, China’s 2014 GDP reached $10.38 Between 2004 and 2014, China imported $13.52

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China on Track to Surpass U.S. as the World’s Largest Economy — What Does This Mean for Logistics?

Tompkins Blog

By one measure, China will soon take the United States’ spot as the world’s largest economy. China’s GDP is fast approaching that of the U.S., This news was released via the United Nations’ International Comparison Program (ICP), which illustrates many changes including the Purchasing-Power Parity (PPP) of China. The Economist says that the PPP for China rose by 20% since the last report. Clearly, logistics have not improved as anticipated. By Jim Serstad.

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Expect Uncertainty for Inbound Shipments into Asia and China

Logistics Viewpoints

Geopolitical uncertainties such as Brexit, the China-U.S. The post Expect Uncertainty for Inbound Shipments into Asia and China appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Choice” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. trade war, and the trade conflict between Japan-Korea all impact today’s shipping market. A lot of C.H.

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Logistics M&A Activity Picks Up

Logistics Trends and Insights

Uncertain times breeds opportunities and within just the past month or so we have seen a number of logistics acquisitions take place. Expeditors International of Washington acquired Fleet Logistics. Likewise, other types of recent acquisitions are in progress as well including Lineage Logistics’ pickup of Henningsen Cold Storage to expand its temperature-controlled warehousing network in the U.S. Nippon Express recently acquired MD Logistics, the U.S.

This Week in Logistics News (February 9-13, 2015)

Talking Logistics

XPO Logistics Expands Last Mile Services with Acquisition of UX Specialized Logistics. Launches New Trade Challenge Against China (WSJ – sub. XPO Logistics announced this week that it has acquired UX Specialized Logistics (“UX”), “a North American provider of last mile logistics services for major retail chains and e-commerce companies.”. Robinson is a Talking Logistics sponsor.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (August 16, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Read more Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (August 16, 2019). The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (August 16, 2019) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. News This Week in News Transportation Management Transportation Management Systems BluJay Solutions China tariffs Convoy digital freight Elemica Emerge FourKites Hours of Service JD Logistics Kuebix LLamasoft Loadsmart MercuryGate SAP self-driving trucks Uber Freight

Doing Our Part To Help Logistics Companies Adapt to COVID-19

Freightos

FBX 01 (China – US West Coast) over the last three months of COVID-19. And, through it all, logistics providers keep critical goods moving. The FBX has been produced weekly since April 2018 based off of live pricing data from hundreds of global logistics providers.

India, Japan and Australia look to each other and away from China in new supply chain initiative

EFT

India, Japan and Australia are seeking to reduce dependence on China by launching a Supply Chain Resilience Initiative (SCRI) to build resilient supply chains in the Indo-Pacific region later this year.

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India, Japan and Australia look to each other and away from China in new supply chain initiative

EFT

India, Japan and Australia are seeking to reduce dependence on China by launching a Supply Chain Resilience Initiative (SCRI) to build resilient supply chains in the Indo-Pacific region later this year.

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Will COVID-19 Lead to More U.S. Manufacturing?

Talking Logistics

Will the COVID-19 crisis lead more companies to manufacture and source their products and materials from the United States instead of China and other countries? appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

China Logistics stretched by exponential growth in e-Commerce

EFT

Asia Supply Chain Insights by Mark Millar -Hot on the heels of the Alibaba multi-billion dollar IPO frenzy in New York, let’s explore how the exponential growth of e-commerce is stretching the capabilities of China’s logistics sector. This massive growth in online sales in turn drives the need for comprehensive nationwide B2B and B2C logistics networks, stretching China’s express logistics sector capabilities like never before.

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First combined hydrogen and petrol stations in China opened

EFT

China Petroleum & Chemical and French company Air Liquide have opened two hydrogen stations. According to the companies they are the first stations in China to provide combined commercial gas and hydrogen fuel services.

How Are the US-China Tariffs Impacting Logistics?

Supply Chain 24/7

Here’s how the tariff wars are playing out in the world’s supply chains, and how good visibility, proactive thinking, and reliable supply chain partners can help protect companies of all sizes from the impacts

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