Doing Business in Singapore

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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. 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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Freight Visibility and Control: Introducing the Freightos Baltic Index (FBX)

Freightos

Freight Visibility and Control: Introducing the Freightos Baltic Index (FBX). The underlying premise dates back further, even for freight. By 1985, the Baltic Exchange published its first daily dry bulk freight index. A New Freight Index.

Freight Rate News November 2015

Freightos

Wouldn’t it be amazing if someone could cut through the hype and summarize the key freight and logistics trends every month? Short Term Medium Term Special Feature Carriers & Cargo Innovation Freightos focus November 2015 freight and logistics trends that rate.

The State of Digital Freight: The 4×4 Blueprint for Freight 2020

Freightos

The journey to digitize freight, while initially off to a slow start, has gained momentum in the last two or three years. They’re licensed to be an ocean freight forwarder, and they’ve bought some aircraft and an airport; and of course they are a huge warehousing player.

ShipChain Wins Blockchain Innovation Award at #DataccioConnect Singapore

Shipchain

This past November, ShipChain was honored to win the Blockchain Innovation Award at #DataccioConnect Singapore. ” The post ShipChain Wins Blockchain Innovation Award at #DataccioConnect Singapore appeared first on ShipChain Blog.

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

DELMIA Quintiq

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.

Freight rates forecast to rise 10-20%

EFT

Research suggests that the new IMO 2020 MARPOL Annex VI policy, which looks to tackle ship emissions through reducing their sulphur content, will raise freight rates by around 10-20%. Normal. false. false. false. EN-GB. X-NONE. X-NONE. DefSemiHidden="false" DefQFormat="false" DefPriority="99".

OPEC Or The Chinese New Year? Freight Prices Going Forward

Freightos

Freight Prices Going Forward. But even though this is effectively limiting production of 1% of the world’s global oil supply , it won’t impact freight prices. The Year of the Rooster: Early Freight Pricing. What does this have to do with price of freight in China?

Asian Airfreight Volumes Expected to Jump

Logistics Trends and Insights

According to the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines , September international air cargo demand as measured in freight ton kilometers increased 4.4% year-on-year increase in terms of freight demand. air freight Asia Pacific airfreight Asia-Pacific

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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 ). There’s been less progress though with ocean freight, since Amazon registered as a freight forwarder several years ago. And As For Global Freight….

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BEST Inc. expands its express delivery services in Southeast Asia

EFT

BEST's launch of express delivery services in Malaysia, Cambodia and Singapore follows its entry into Thailand and Vietnam last year. Integrated supply chain solutions and logistics services provider BEST Inc., which hails from in China, is expanding into Southeast Asia.

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.

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

DELMIA Quintiq

In 2011, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and PSA Singapore Terminals, operating one of the world’s largest container transhipment ports, pumped in S$50 million each towards R&D in port technologies.

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. Robots : Robotics have the power to change the entire freight industry.

Automating Arrival Notifications with AIS & Artificial Intelligence

Supply Chain Network

See below aerial shot of the Port of Pasir Panjang, Singapore where the red dots indicate a vessel stop at berth. Emerging Trends Freight & Transportation Information Technology New Ideas News & Info

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. However, the announcement should not have come as a surprise, as the ocean cargo market has been suffering for some time by a condition of overcapacity, low rates, and a flat global market.

Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources

Freightos

So much so that it is split into seven topics – aircrafts, airports, capacity and demand, carriers, freight trends, traffic and viewpoints. With over 60,000 monthly viewers, Transport Topics is a prime destination for freight buffs, especially those who specialize in trucking.

Navigating Through the Disruption – An Oceania Perspective

CH Robinson Transportfolio

For example, it may be beneficial to combine different transport types by flying goods to Singapore before shipping them to Australia rather than just shipping from their location of origin. An alternative to air freight, road and rail in Australia is the Domestic Coastal Shipping Service.

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.

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.

Top Blog Posts for Q2 2019

Logistics Trends and Insights

Our next white paper will be a look at freight forwarders’ performance for the first half of the year and the outlook for the rest of the year. Welcome Amazon to the Freight Brokerage Market – It was expected and finally the company admitted that they are indeed freight brokers.

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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Local Sourcing, Global Supply Chain

BluJay Solutions

The Texas manufacturing facility will be managed by Motorola’s Singapore-based global manufacturing partner and is located less than four hours by road from the Port of Houston, which is a key US freight forwarding hub, ranking first in the United States in international waterborne tonnage handled.

Disrupting Logistics: 4 Innovative Blockchain Startups to Watch in 2018

Techgistics

FreshTurf FreshTurf based in Singapore, is building a blockchain to manage last mile delivery transactions between retailers, logistics companies, and consumers. Singapore has a nationwide government network of delivery lockers where consumers can pick up their packages ordered online.

Asian Airfreight Volumes Expected to Jump

Logistics Trends and Insights

According to the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines, September international air cargo demand as measured in freight ton kilometers increased 4.4% year-on-year increase in terms of freight demand. By all accounts, it looks as if the airfreight market from Asia has cooled a bit.

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How to Handle Logistics During Chinese New Year

Material Handling and Logistics

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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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.

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What you should know about ASEAN Last Mile Delivery

Abivin

While Singapore consistently remains ASEAN’s best destination for logistics investors, countries of the Greater Mekong Subregion, such as Vietnam, are boosting their logististics industry.

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Who Wins and Who Loses in Australia’s Fuel Shell Game?

CHAINalytics

diesel prices are hovering around $USD 1.70/gallon and the cost for diesel fuel based on Singapore benchmark (Gasoil)–the […]. Blog Transportation Uncategorized Chainalytics Freight Carriers Fuel Surcharge Levies Logistics Richard KochBy Richard Koch | Associate Director, Logistics Operations, Chainalytics | Unless you’ve been otherwise preoccupied, you know there’s an ongoing global fuel glut.

Navigating Through the Disruption – An Oceania Perspective

CH Robinson Transportfolio

For example, it may be beneficial to combine different transport types by flying goods to Singapore before shipping them to Australia rather than just shipping from their location of origin. An alternative to air freight, road and rail in Australia is the Domestic Coastal Shipping Service.

Hanjin's Insolvency Leaves Few Options

Elementum

As of Friday, September 2, 45 of its ships remain adrift at different ports in China, Japan, Singapore, and India, and other countries—they’ve been denied access by operators who fear that the company might be unable to pay docking fees.

How COVID-19 is Battering Australia’s Imports and Exports

Logistics Bureau

Singapore, $14.7 Refined petroleum: Australia sources most of its refined petroleum products from Singapore, which, with 138+ confirmed cases, is also in the COVID-19 firing line.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

and Singapore. What suppliers need help with cost (LEAN, labor, freight,…)? Many companies talk about Supply Chain Excellence, but most leaders struggle to define it. As a goal, it is easier to say than to define.

This Week in Logistics News (June 24-28, 2013)

Talking Logistics

ATA Releases Latest Freight Forecast, Projecting Strong Trucking Growth. Freight Forecast to 2024 , which projects an overall increase in freight volumes for all modes of more than 20 percent and an increase in the amount of freight moved by trucks.