Speed Bumps on the Road to Growth for China’s 3PLs

Supply Chain @ MIT

Good transportation links a logistics strength in China. China’s logistics industry is gaining in importance and developing rapidly to support the nation’s manufacturing sector. An important observation is that most local 3PL companies in China have adopted different expansion plans.

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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 plan consists of six economic corridors: • China-Mongolia-Russia. China-Indochina peninsula.

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China and the global textile machinery

Exapro Hub

billion, China is one of the largest consumer markets in the world. China is becoming the biggest investor in the world of spinning, texturing, knitting, and weaving. Other interesting fact 30% of long-staple spindles go to Europe while the majority are shipped to China (68%).

Speculation and Shipping in the South China Sea

Elementum

Less has been said about the Permanent Court of Arbitration's ruling on territorial claims to the South China Sea than about the People’s Republic’s controversial—and yet not unexpected—dismissal of the tribunal’s conclusion. A representative from IHS Markit remarked that it was difficult to see why China would ever deliberately obstruct shipping or trade flows.

7 Guidelines to Achieving Growth Through Globalization

The Network Effect

Apple and Calvin Klein launch in China. Key e-commerce emerging markets include: Malaysia, UAE, Thailand, Chile, Peru, Columbia, and South Africa. E-commerce focus in North America, UK, Germany, Japan, China, India, and Brazil is intense. Best Buy makes final retreat from China”.

What is the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? Guest Post by Arun Gupta, PhD

Supply Chain View from the Field

In its current form the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a potential free trade agreement (FTA) between the US and 11 Asia-Pacific (APAC) countries (Canada, Mexico, Peru, Chile, Japan, Vietnam, Brunei, Singapore, Australia, Malaysia, and New Zealand). BVL International China Supply Chain Emerging Issues in Supply Chain Global Distribution Global Supply Chain Retail Logistics Supply Chain Economics Supply Chain Strategy Transportation Planning

Implications of the Revised CPTPP Trade Agreement Now in Effect Among Asian Nations are Already Becoming Visible

Supply Chain Matters

Other countries in the ratification process include Brunei, Chile, Malaysia and Peru. . Asian business media has a generally positive outlook for CPTPP in the new year, especially in the light of escalating trade tensions among the United States and China.

Top 6 Wholesale Distribution Trends for 2019

EMERGE App

Unfortunately, much of the changes are factors caused by the escalating trade wars between the two largest nations in the world: the United States and China. The Rise and Rise of China. It firmly cemented China as the world’s manufacturing hub. Introduction.

New Hanjin service links Sohar directly with Far East

Logistics Middle East

A new Hanjin service at Sohar Port will facilitate direct links to include South Korea, China, Malaysia, and Singapore

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

NC State SCRC

BRIC Supply Chain China Supply Chain Global Distribution Logistics Supply Chain Economics Supply Chain Management Supply Chain RiskThe 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.

The automated container terminal and the odd (mis)adventure of the Google car

Quintiq

There are more abundant, and still cheaper, labor pools in Malaysia and Indonesia. At a recent dinner with friends, the topic of our conversation moved to the invincibility of autonomous vehicles and the unfortunate encounter between the bus and the Google car.

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

Quintiq

The current top seven exporters of LNG in the world are Qatar, Australia, Malaysia, Nigeria, Indonesia, Algeria and Russia. On a wide scale, China is considered as a large influencer in the energy market and may dictate a new economic model.

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Is TPPA going to ground e-commerce or let it fly (ideally, as air freight)?

Quintiq

This would mean that a consumer in Malaysia buying from Amazon in the US would not experience significant differences in pricing of the same product bought from an online store in Malaysia or neighboring Singapore. Partly to blame for this situation is the slowdown in Europe and China.

Amazon vs. Alibaba: A Battle for Southeast Asia

Elementum

2015 was a big year in terms of logistics and globalization for Amazon, who began making their way into the shipping industry, registering in China as a freight forwarder and a shipping broker for 12 routes, including Shanghai to Los Angeles and Hamburg.

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Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

China. Malaysia. Taiwan, Province of China. The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’.

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How to Handle Logistics During Chinese New Year

Material Handling & Logistics

companies importing or exporting goods from/to China this can be a considerable challenge. Mainland China – CNY – February 15-21. Malaysia – CNY – February 16-17. .

What you should know about ASEAN Last Mile Delivery

Abivin

Constituting 10% of world population, ASEAN makes the world’s third biggest market, after China and India. ASEAN is gradually replacing China to make its name as the next destination for both local and international logistics participants by 2025.

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Maersk’s Transformation Embraces Digital Forwarding

Logistics Trends and Insights

Twill currently serves full container load, ocean services from port to door, importing from China (including Hong Kong and Taiwan territories), India, Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia to the UK, Spain, Poland, Mexico, United States, the Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, Germany, India, China (including Hong Kong and Taiwan territories) or the Czech Republic. Traditional Forwarder – 0. Digital Forwarder – 1.

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

TPP is a unprecedented trade deal in history because it involves 12 countries (United States, Japan, Australia, Peru, Malaysia, Vietnam, New Zealand, Chile, Singapore, Canada, Mexico, and Brunei Darussalam), which accounts for 40% of global trade. (The The global trade amounts to US$ 38 trillion in 2014, where China took the lead with US$ 4.2 Felipe Caro and Christopher S. Tang, UCLA Anderson School.

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

China. Malaysia. Taiwan, Province of China. Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond.

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

China. Malaysia. Taiwan, Province of China. 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.

This Week in Logistics News (November 17-21, 2014)

Talking Logistics

DHL Supply Chain commits EUR 218m to develop logistics infrastructure in China. Finally, China and Asia remain hot areas of investment for third-party logistics providers, with both Menlo Logistics and DHL Supply Chain making announcements this week. I’m guessing it’s summer.

Why Can’t The Supply Chain Get Rid of Abuse?

Material Handling & Logistics

also based in China, was found in violation of basic working conditions, as it compelled workers to stand for up to 10 hours a day in hot workshops slicing and blasting iPhone casings and handling noxious chemicals, sometimes without proper gloves or masks.

Checklist for Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

China. Malaysia. Taiwan, Province of China. 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.

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

Supply Chain Movement

China. Malaysia. Taiwan, Province of China. 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.

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

Supply Chain Movement

China. Malaysia. Taiwan, Province of China. 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.

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

Supply Chain Movement

China. Malaysia. Taiwan, Province of China. Les accords commerciaux et leurs risques d’un point de vue UE.

Modern Slavery in Today’s Supply Chains

Kinaxis

The British Standards Institution (BSI) has also raised the alarm regarding slavery in the supply chain, releasing a new Risk Index Report identifying China, India, Vietnam, Bangladesh and Myanmar as the five highest risk countries for human rights violations.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

China. Malaysia. Taiwan, Province of China. 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.

“Too Big to Fail”: 10 Things you Need to Know About El Niño

Elementum

A shorter monsoon season in Indonesia, the Philippines, and Malaysia will help miners procure more materials, used heavily in the electronics industry. But the typhoons will threaten Taiwan, China, and Japan, leaving countries like Indonesia in need of precipitation.

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

Material Handling & Logistics

2 from China, Germany, France, Italy and the U.K. Global growth also got a boost from a solid reading in China’s manufacturing sector. China Growth. In China, the Caixin factory PMI rose to 51.5 In China, state-owned Kweichow Moutai Co.,

Checklist Regelkonforme Lieferketten/Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

China. Malaysia. Taiwan, Province of China. 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.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

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

Why Global Trade Agreements must be part of your supply chain planning: Guest Post by Tim Barnes

NC State SCRC

Let’s look at the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement as an example, where 12 countries around the Pacific Rim have signed an all-inclusive deal that excludes China, Korea and India, and promotes trade between critical nations in South East Asia, North and South America, South Pacific and Japan. Today’s guest blog is posted by Timothy Barnes, who I met through the SCRC.

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Index Suggests Growth, But Volatility

EFT

For the first time, the 1,100 supply chain professionals that were surveyed see India, rather than China, as the emerging market with the most growth potential. China remains the leading emerging market by a large margin. The UAE, India and Malaysia (nos.