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

DELMIA Quintiq

One of the strategies manufacturers and online stores will take is to price their products uniformly across the participating economies. If manufactures and e-stores across any TPPA economy offer similar prices, then the growth will predominantly occur in the ground segment, leaving the airlines wanting. Since the island economies of Indonesia and Philippines are not participating in the TPPA, the volumes of goods moving by air may eke out only small gains.

Doing Business in Malaysia

QAD

The fledgling country was troubled by an insurgency, confrontations with Indonesia, the Philippine’s claim on Sabah and then Singapore’s withdrawal in 1965. Located in Southeast Asia, Malaysia is bordered by Thailand, Borneo, Indonesia, Brunei and the South China Sea.

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Doing Business in Singapore

QAD

Located in southeastern Asia between Malaysia and Indonesia, Singapore is made up of a series of islands. Manufacturing in Singapore. Typical manufactured products include electronics, chemicals, oil drilling equipment, petroleum refining, biomedical products, scientific instruments, telecommunications equipment, processed food and beverages, ship repair and offshore platform construction. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing.

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

Elementum

That’s good news for agriculture and manufacturing in the state, two industries that rely heavily on almost nonexistent water. During the 1997 El Niño, droughts in Indonesia and Argentina caused mining activity to halt, raising prices of copper, zinc, and nickel. A shorter monsoon season in Indonesia, the Philippines, and Malaysia will help miners procure more materials, used heavily in the electronics industry.

How to Handle Logistics During Chinese New Year

Material Handling and Logistics

With Chinese New Year approaching fast workers will travel throughout the country to return to their families and celebrate the New Year, with all manufacturing shutting down for the duration. One to two weeks before CNY, factories will speed up their production causing a surge of freight. Indonesia – CNY – February 16.

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BluJay Solutions Report Highlights Changing Consumer Expectations and Delivery Preferences

BluJay Solutions

Melbourne, AU – 26 August 2020 – BluJay Solutions , a global provider of supply chain applications, networks and data solutions, today launched a new report ‘The Delivery Experience,’ which surveyed more than 7,000 consumers across APAC, including Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia.

Expect Uncertainty for Inbound Shipments into Asia and China

CH Robinson Logistics

Unfortunately, moving factories west also creates extra expenses for inland freight as well as added transit time from the port terminal. Indonesia expected to maintain growth. Unlike other Asia Pacific countries, many experts expect Indonesia to maintain their economic growth in 2019 given its more domestically driven economy. Already, many retailers have shifted production and manufacturing to Vietnam to avoid costly tariffs and maintain their competitiveness in the market.

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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. They’ve also named themselves as a cross-border logistics service and an ocean freight company, with ports in Japan, Europe, and the United States.

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How COVID-19 is Battering Australia’s Imports and Exports

Logistics Bureau

Australian imports from China mainly comprise manufactured goods, including telecommunications equipment, IT products, furniture, home ware, clothing, toys, sports equipment, and televisions. Freight transport services: Shipping and air freight are among the services most badly affected by the Coronavirus epidemic, and Australia will not be able to avoid the knock-on effect.

Reversing globalisation: Near shoring, reshoring or staying put?

EFT

We have been living through remarkable times when it comes to manufacturing, technology and trade. The lure was irresistible for many manufacturers, who saw the chance for a competitive advantage, especially when such cheap resources were combined with the possibilities of just-in-time production. Perhaps the best way to tell the story of trade and manufacturing and where it might lead is through the economic evolution of China.

Southeast Asian Pirates: Nothing to Shiver your Timbers Over

Elementum

With one third of the world’s freight traveling through these waters, the region would naturally be a hotspot for pirate activity. What does this mean for manufacturers? However, when it comes to fears of lost inventory, product manufacturers need not fret. In addition, Indonesia has a poor reputation in terms of policing their own waters, meaning that Indonesian pirates have an easier time getting to and from tankers.

Logistics Services Providers Shift Investment Focus Outside BRIC Markets

BluJay Solutions

Many manufacturers are seeking alternatives to BRIC countries, in particular China, as part of their future sourcing strategies. Countries including Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, UAE, Malaysia, Mexico and Turkey are poised to leverage on concerns around skills shortages, increased living costs and rising salaries, new regulations and infrastructure limitations to seize a greater share of global trade as the ‘new tier’ of emerging markets.

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Thailand Courts Foreign Investment, While Leadership Questions Remain

Supply Chain Brain

GDP growth lags that of Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam. Projects to improve physical networks include substantial investments in electric and high-speed trains, double-tracking of railways, and the development of multiple airports, all intended to support both tourism and the movement of freight. “Stop and go.” Sway and swing.” Those were among the phrases that officials voiced at a recent seminar in Bangkok organized by the Thailand Board of Investment (BOI).

The Upswing of Chinese Logistics Companies

Elementum

Logistics, the complex operation involving the movements of people, facilities, and supplies, is applied in every industry from manufacturing to retail to trade. In 2015, the Asian-Pacific region dominated the industry with significant impact from China, India, Singapore, Indonesia, Japan, and Malaysia. Cheaper than both air and ocean freight, it takes around 18 days of train travel from China to Europe. Forecast to grow by a CAGR of 7.5%

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5 Ways To Improve Your Import-Export Business Now

EMERGE App

Or, if you’re lucky to deal with tropical islands like Indonesia , Thailand and the Philippines , do remember the concept of island time. One way is to start in the very beginning by using suppliers and manufacturers that you can trust to deliver on time, every time. Finally, you can reduce some of the shipping costs by using your own freight forwarder. Introduction.