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

DELMIA Quintiq

It all depends on the price differences, delivery time, and cost of shipping. 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.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Raymon Krishnan!

Supply Chain Game Changer

I started my career working in 3PL’s – one of which was the largest freight forwarder in the world in the 1990’s. Our magazine, LogiSYM is the largest circulating supply chain magazine globally with more than 70,000 subscribers and we run symposiums in Singapore, Malaysia and Dubai.

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

NC State SCRC

The 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. Many ship builders and ocean carriers overextended themselves while the economy was growing, and these expectations resulted in a huge amount of investment that has resulted in too many ships and carriers competing for too little cargo.

Doing Business in Singapore

QAD

Located in southeastern Asia between Malaysia and Indonesia, Singapore is made up of a series of islands. Shipping. Singapore has nine airports with paved runways and moved 6,154,365,275 mt-km of freight on registered air carriers as of 2017.

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

DELMIA Quintiq

I want to go straight into the heart of the fully automated container shipping terminal. There are more abundant, and still cheaper, labor pools in Malaysia and Indonesia. The future of container shipping port in Singapore, and many other places, is in your hands and minds!

Doing Business in Thailand

QAD

Its bordering countries include Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos and Malaysia. Shipping. Thailand’s 63 paved airports moved 2,134,149,001 mt-km of freight in 2015. Laem Chabang, another major seaport, is also a container port, making it easy to ship goods by sea. and Malaysia.

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

Elementum

This should keep prices low and shipping lanes open. A shorter monsoon season in Indonesia, the Philippines, and Malaysia will help miners procure more materials, used heavily in the electronics industry. Typhoons can disrupt air and ship travel in Southeast Asia.

The Supply Chain’s Vision Problem

Enterra Insights

Most companies weren’t buying from China or Taiwan or Malaysia like they are today.”[4] When a shipment of those black shirts in medium gets put on a truck or, even more, a ship, things go dark. 3] Vishnu Rajamanickam, “ Visibility into operations is the biggest issue plaguing supply chains ,” Freight Waves , 4 November 2019. [4] Supply chain visibility remains elusive despite decades pursuing it.

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

Bed Bath & Beyond @BedBathBeyond Bed Bath & Beyond has discovered a way to save millions of dollars on freight over the next few years, thanks to a new 755,000 square-foot distribution facility slated to open in the fall of 2019. PST will ship the same day.

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling & Logistics

The Index, in its ninth year, ranks 50 emerging markets countries by factors that make them attractive to logistics providers, freight forwarders, shipping lines, air cargo carriers and distributors. Malaysia remained the leader for smaller emerging markets.

Supply Chain Solutions: What You Can Learn From the Semiconductor Industry

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Many of the key inputs to this industry are shipped by air—something that will be familiar to many tech organizations. Regular shipments of large, oversized freight move by ocean on a consistent schedule, with more sensitive shipments moving by air as customers place orders.

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. And while Malaysia managed to rein in the issue over a decade ago, hijackings and thefts have been cropping up further east, in Indonesian waters.