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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. Suhas Bhise (Head of PPC, Logistics and Sourcing, Arvind Limited): At Arvind, we began looking for a new solution because there was a limitation to how much our existing planning system could meet our requirements. Freight Exchange is a software platform for excess freight capacity.

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. Source: IATA).

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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. The post Local Sourcing, Global Supply Chain appeared first on Kewill Corporate.

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. Sourcing. Escalating freight rates and severe capacity crunch. Air freight rates have sky-rocketed to 7-10 times higher during Covid-19. OVERVIEW.

A chat with Scott Phillips

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Global Supply Chain & Sourcing Director for ECCO Global Shoe Production & Sourcing. Whilst I am Australian born, I was fortunate to have had an educational background spanning 3 continents, Australia, Thailand/Singapore and Denmark.

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. Source: Amazon.com. There’s been less progress though with ocean freight, since Amazon registered as a freight forwarder several years ago.

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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. Singapore, $14.7 Source Australian Bureau of Statistics.

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.

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.

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. Imagine you are a toothpaste maker, sourcing raw materials from overseas.

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. Imagine you are a toothpaste maker, sourcing raw materials from overseas.

Growth in air cargo volume hits 4-year high

The Supply Chain Journal

The Purchasing Managers Indices — leading indicators of air cargo demand — show business confidence, and manufacturing output and new export orders are growing at a rapid pace in most economies. Source: IATA). Source: IATA). “We Air cargo volumes increased 9.9%

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The need to know

EFT

manufacturing sector slows; prices paid by factories highest since 2011 – ISM. British manufacturers suffered a double hit last month as COVID-19 disruption to global shipping combined with new trade barriers with the European Union, according to a survey published on Monday.

The need to know

EFT

Dozens of ships carrying everything from oil to consumer goods have been delayed by the grounding of a vessel in the Suez Canal, and companies may have to re-route cargoes around Africa if the blockage extends beyond 24 hours, shipping sources said.

From the Desks of the Entire ShipChain Team – 9/25/2020

Shipchain

We partnered with KeepTruckin and Distichain, released several industry white papers, launched the Delivery Experience Manager for Final Mile logistics, won the Blockchain Innovation Award at #DataccioConnect Singapore, joined the United Nations Center for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (UN/CEFACT), recorded and released our fourth industry webinar, won first place in the Ventana Research Digital Innovation Awards, and last but certainly not least, launched Mainnet!