Doing Business in Singapore

QAD

The Malaysian island of Singapore was originally known as Temasek (“Sea Town”) after the first settlers found it in AD 1298-1299. In 1819, the British East India Company established a trading settlement on the island, which set modern Singapore into motion. Manufacturing in Singapore.

Plan for greater success: What experts said at Quintiq World Tour Singapore 2015

DELMIA Quintiq

At the Singapore stop of the Quintiq World Tour this year, our panel of industry influencers delved into these topics and more. Charlie Macdonald (Industry Executive for Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics, Telstra): We’re on this journey of transformation towards customer centricity. Freight Exchange is a software platform for excess freight capacity. It creates a two-sided marketplace for those in the freight transport industries.

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Stranger things: Air cargo becomes value play over ocean freight

The Supply Chain Journal

The price for shipping goods by air is nearly double what it was before the COVID pandemic, but ocean freight has become so expensive – and even slower – in recent months that air cargo actually seems like a relative bargain to many companies.

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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. 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. That leaves the trans-Pacific air freight lane as the key engine of growth, both in volume and revenue.

Now Is the Right Time for Supply Chains To Do the Right Things

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

China fully shutdown its manufacturing output during this phase affecting consumers globally. Manufacturing Planning. Escalating freight rates and severe capacity crunch. Air freight rates have sky-rocketed to 7-10 times higher during Covid-19. OVERVIEW.

Doing Business in Malaysia

QAD

In 1963, Singapore, Sabah, and Sarawak joined the Federation. The fledgling country was troubled by an insurgency, confrontations with Indonesia, the Philippine’s claim on Sabah and then Singapore’s withdrawal in 1965. Manufacturing in Malaysia.

The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play

Freightos

Not even B2B is spared from these changing expectations (which is why we at Freightos launched an online freight marketplace ). While freight industry executives likely sighed with relief when an update of Amazon’s logistics.amazon.com page on June 28th turned out to be nothing more than a franchise model for courier delivery services. There’s been less progress though with ocean freight, since Amazon registered as a freight forwarder several years ago.

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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. I then went on to work as a ‘shipper’, for a swiss confectionary manufacturer and then a global IT distributor. annually in Singapore, Malaysia and Dubai.

Top 20: The Ultimate Logistics Technology Roundup

Freightos

Faster service, great capacity usage and direct connectivity with freight companies means better access to service providers. Companies like GoGoVan or EasyVan in Singapore are leading the charge. Freight Marketplaces : Cargomatic is a prime example of the rebirth of freight marketplaces. 3D Printing : Almost 20% of manufacturers are already using 3D printing in their business to some extent. Manufacturing Geek , @CamstarSystems ].

Carbon Mitigation Actions; For The Planet, And for the Pocket

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

A case in point is Tesla, the electric car manufacturer, which reported carbon credit sales of $518 million in the first quarter of 2021, with the majority of purchases coming from other automakers! Geo thermal Power Station in Iceland. M achines are built to last !

A chat with Scott Phillips

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Whilst I am Australian born, I was fortunate to have had an educational background spanning 3 continents, Australia, Thailand/Singapore and Denmark. In 2014, I was appointed Global Supply Chain role with ECCO Shoes and relocated back to Singapore.

Oh no, not Ningbo! COVID case shuts down container terminal

The Supply Chain Journal

Ningbo is the third-largest container port in the world after Shanghai and Singapore. It handled more freight in the first seven months of this year — 18.7 The freight forwarding division of C.H.

UPS establishes worldwide cold-chain logistics unit

The Supply Chain Journal

The COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by Pfizer Inc. UPS subsequently built another freezer farm in Singapore. UPS Healthcare operates within the Supply Chain and Freight division, one of UPS’ three main operating divisions. UPS Inc.

BluJay Solutions Acquires Australian Customs and Forwarding Technology Provider Expedient Software

BluJay Solutions

Expedient is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, and counts among its customers many of the top couriers, multi-national logistics companies, and mid-market freight forwarders in the region. The company will integrate with the global BluJay team, which has Asia-Pacific offices in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, China, and India.

The Beginning of the Beginning: A Progress Report on the Digitisation of Supply Chains

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

An indication for this belief is the level of fundraising reached by digital players like Flock Freight, a trucking platform and project44, a supply chain visibility platform, which reached US$113.5 Safer and Faster: Singapore’s Known Consignor Regime. OVERVIEW.

Supply Chains Continue to Be Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered

Enterra Insights

He explains, “Typically, when manufacturers see demand increases, they increase capacity to make more things. Manufacturers are hesitant to invest in capacity increases in response to a demand that could be primarily COVID-19-related.

Local Sourcing, Global Supply Chain

BluJay Solutions

The recent announcement by Google-owned Motorola Mobility that all new Moto X smartphones sold in the US will be manufactured in Texas, highlights the continued importance of the global supply chain and role of freight forwarders and logistics services providers (LSPs) in successful local sourcing strategies.

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 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. Singapore – CNY – February 16-17.

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Reimagine Supply Chain of the Future – agile, resilient, and balanced – LogiSYM July 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

As the fabric suppliers require the longest lead times, ZARA approves designs & initiates manufacturing after it gets feedback from its stores. Optimize global manufacturing capacities : Carry out a structured view of Mfg capacities by each plant, self as well as outsourced.

FreightWaves Classics/Fallen Flags: American President Lines still lives under new ownership (Part 2)

The Supply Chain Journal

Malcom McLean ’s Sea-Land Corporation (with significant assistance from Fruehauf Trailer Company ), was beginning the freight revolution on ships, railroads and trucks with the intermodal container. APL’s railcars were developed and manufactured by Thrall Car.

ACT Expo: Exclusive first ride in Hyzon hydrogen-powered fuel cell truck

The Supply Chain Journal

Hyzon, a recently public startup leveraging 18 years of fuel cell production from its Singapore-based parent Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies, allowed FreightWaves the first exposure to its FCET8 conventional daycab on Sunday before this week’s Advanced Clean Transportation Expo in Long Beach.

The need to know

EFT

Britain’s retailers and food manufacturers have called on lawmakers to urgently investigate ongoing disruption at UK ports, warning that delays were hurting their plans to build stocks ahead of Christmas and the Dec. UK draws up plans to rival Singapore with post-Brexit shipping regime - FT.

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. In fact, almost all Southeast Asia countries have seen some change: Singapore as the most competitive country. Bloomberg states that Singapore has the world’s best airport. million TEUs in 2018—and it would seem that Singapore is thriving. in Q2 2019, Singapore suffered their lowest Q2 growth in a decade.

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3 Things Good, Lean Visuals Have In Common & Mieruka: The Four Different Types of Visuals with Examples

GlobalTranz

He has significant international experience, and has been based in Hong Kong, Singapore, Bangkok, Japan and Australia, with experience in managing multicultural cross-border teams throughout the region. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post 3 Things Good, Lean Visuals Have In Common & Mieruka: The Four Different Types of Visuals with Examples appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis. Lean Manufacturing lean visuals

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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.

Staying Ahead of Supply Chain Paradigms – LogiSYM September 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

But alternative models are emerging, including distributed manufacturing enabled by robotics, artificial intelligence (AI) and 3D-printing, distributed intelligence brought about by the internet of things and distributed labor enabled by the internet and mobile devices. Demand sensing technology will help supply chain professionals to become smarter about the sales side, which helps to drive sales but also allows for better planning of logistics and manufacturing capacity.

Stories of Supply Chain Leadership: An Interview with Joan Motsinger of Seagate

Supply Chain Shaman

In our work on the Supply Chains to Admire report , we tracked the progress of manufacturing, retailing and distribution companies for the period of 2006 to 2013 and 2009-2013. Before taking her current position, she served in several capacities including Seagate’s product design and manufacturing facilities in the U.S. and Singapore. When I think back, at the beginning of the decade, it was about designing the product for manufacturing.

Digitalisation of Supply Chains: Supply Chain Resilience, Responsiveness and Renewal – LogiSYM August 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

A huge emphasis is typically placed on lean manufacturing and just-in-time distribution, which helps firms save time and money by improving resource efficiency, reducing waste, and optimising their distribution networks. Taking a digital-first approach.

The need to know

EFT

Alibaba Group opens China factory as part of new manufacturing initiative. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Wednesday unveiled a pilot factory in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou as part of its “smart manufacturing” business initiative.

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. Singapore, $14.7

“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. The fires are causing high levels of haze in Singapore and other countries, where pollution levels are almost unprecedented. This could be a record-setting year for typhoons, meaning heavy disruptions of air and sea freight. El Niño is officially set to wreak havoc around the world—starting now.

Why Inventory Revaluation Is Your Next Important Task

Unleashed

Net realisable value (NRV) is the expected selling price of inventory goods after taking into account selling costs and manufacturing costs. All product-based businesses need to track the value of their inventory – and this goes double in a period of dramatic upheaval.

The need to know

EFT

Johnson & Johnson said on Wednesday it was establishing a vaccine supply network in which ten manufacturing sites would be involved in the production of its COVID-19 vaccine, in addition to its plant in Leiden, the Netherlands. Freight Waves].

Why Inventory Revaluation Is Your Next Important Task

Unleashed

Net realisable value (NRV) is the expected selling price of inventory goods after taking into account selling costs and manufacturing costs. All product-based businesses need to track the value of their inventory – and this goes double in a period of dramatic upheaval.