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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. Ubiquitous data collection, as goods, supply chain assets and warehouses communicate with each all spell out huge data insights. Manufacturing Geek , @CamstarSystems ].

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.

Asia 65

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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.

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. Develop methodologies to measure risk for each supply chain node, warehouse, factory, supplier, geography, or transportation node.

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

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

It functions as the base of blu’s operations, housing a technologically-enabled warehouse space, robotically-powered fulfilment systems, and an integrated last mile distribution centre. 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.

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. You want to pick the sea freight option as it will be cheaper, but that means your customer — customers at supermarkets — will not see your products on the shelf for a whole month! If you choose air freight, you should ensure these higher costs are factored into inventory so that the margins on your more expensive products are well understood.

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. You want to pick the sea freight option as it will be cheaper, but that means your customer — customers at supermarkets — will not see your products on the shelf for a whole month! If you choose air freight, you should ensure these higher costs are factored into inventory so that the margins on your more expensive products are well understood.

Lessons to Glean From the West Coast Port Dispute

Supply Chain @ MIT

But the implications of this standoff between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association go beyond idle ships and stranded freight containers. To make matters worse, US ports have fallen behind technologically-advanced cargo handling hubs such as Singapore and Rotterdam in the Netherlands, mainly due to union opposition. Limited options on the West Coast without new thinking?

Logistics Technology Trends That Will Dominate 2017

Techgistics

China, Singapore, and Sweden. Amazon leased 20 cargo planes to deliver goods to and from fulfillment centers, registered as an ocean freight forwarder in China , hired former CEO of the freight forwarder UTI Worldwide , as Vice President of Global Logistics, and built an ‘ Uber for Trucking ’ app to match truck drivers with shippers. Companies manufacturing overseas, NAFTA, and the Trans-Pacific Partnership that indicate that he’s serious about transforming how the U.S.

This Week in Logistics News (February 29 – March 4, 2016)

Talking Logistics

MNX Global Logistics Acquires Specialty Aviation 3PL Aero Express Logistics in Singapore. DOT Releases 30-Year Freight Projections. As I discussed recently with Doug Kimball from JDA Software, omni-channel is also having a significant impact on manufacturers and their supply chain and logistics processes. Another feature of LeanGlobal is the utilization of WebSettle® for ocean freight audit and settlement.