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

DELMIA Quintiq

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. Even as both economic blocs continue to recover at a decent pace, more and more of the demand for air freight will shift to sea and rail.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014. Philippines. The logistics business in Europe is finally improving again.

3PL 101

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

To manage this logistics complexity while adhering to customer service standards and incurring reasonable costs, companies need Global Logistics Integration. Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration. Philippines.

Thailand Ecommerce Logistics for ASEAN Enterprises: Should You Go Local?

Logistics Bureau

If this is something that’s on the agenda for your company, one of the first things to consider is your ecommerce-logistics strategy, or to be a little more specific, whether you should set up operations inside Thailand or fulfill customers’ orders from outside the country. Considerations for Choosing Between Thai and Cross-Border Logistics. That said though, there are some generic pros and cons of local versus cross-border strategies for ecommerce logistics in Thailand.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend. And freight costs are continuing to rise, pushed upward by factors such as globalized distribution and unpredictable fuel prices. Checklist Freight Spend Management.

My Logistics Job Hunt

The Logistics of Logistics

This is the story of my logistics job hunt. I am back in Chicago and looking to make my mark in the logistics business, but first I need to find a job. For the past few years, I did wholesale import/export in Korea and Philippines so I figured getting a logistics job back home would be a snap. Since I got back, I have been presented with lots of opportunities, but there is a lot of misleading and confusing “opportunities” in the logistics business.

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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Malaysia a Key Link in Asia’s Disaster Resilience Plan

Supply Chain @ MIT

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 disasters strike the response depends on the ability to mobilize logistics capacity – facilities, equipment, stocks, and personnel – in restoring livelihoods for affected populations and continuity for affected businesses. Malaysia is the hub for humanitarian logistics in Asia.

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. Jatusripitak said the work will transform the EEC into “a smart logistics hub.” “Stop and go.” Sway and swing.”

Asia Supply Chain Excellence Report: Issue, January 2013

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

Logistics failure. China does not have the coastal exposure that countries such as Japan and the Philippines have, so the impacts of typhoons are generally limited to delays in ocean and air freight. January 2014. Subscribe. Supply Chain Risk in China: Focus on. Key Areas to Gain Greater Peace of Mind. Supply chain executives in the US and Europe nervously listen to news out of Asia about factory fires, typhoons and labor disputes. And as they wait to hear about possible.

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