Is it Advantage Organized Retail in India?

Logistics Trends and Insights

Guest post by a former UPS colleague and now independent consultant with a particular specialty in India, e-commerce and retail. Organized retail is 7% of the total retail market in India – compared to upwards of 85% in the US – and is expected to grow to 10% in 2020.

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The India supply chain revolution

Supply Chain Movement

India is on the cusp of a supply chain transformation that may end up being nothing short of a major game changer. At IMD, we often discuss the distribution footprint of L’Oréal which had an outsized 15% of distribution centers located in India. This usually leads to a lively discussion as to why companies in India have surprising supply chain configurations. The India tax system is a series of complex state taxes based on origin of goods and a central, federal tax.

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How GST (Goods and Services Tax) Has Affected Logistics in India!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Right after demonetization, another big thing that came to India was the implementation of GST (Goods and Services Tax). The logistics sector in India is worth $130 million and the number is gradually increasing with a passing day. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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Moving Auto Components in India: More Complex than You’d Expect

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The new “Make in India” initiative is a major factor in the growing trend to move automotive manufacturing to India. Every day, I get to help auto manufacturing organizations with their supply chain challenges in India.

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Is Walmart Really Ready to Take on Logistics In India?

Supply Chain View from the Field

Today’s Wall Street Journal printed a great story on the challenges that Walmart faces as it grows its logistics network in India. The article notes how India is the second-largest producer of fruits and vegetables in the world, but that one-third of the produce rots because of its horrendous logistics infrastructure. Middlemen, tiny farming plots, and bad road conditions aren’t unique to India.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: Recognition in India for Supply.

Supply Chains Rock

Recognition in India for Supply Chains Rock. For this reason I was thrilled to get a package yesterday from Hory Sankar Mukerjee in India who recently had an informative and educational textbook published called Industrial Marketing. In Chapter 11 Hory focuses on marketing logistics and supply chain management and he dives deeper into the value of logistics channels, inventory holding and the future of supply chain management. Who said supply chains are boring?

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Richard Markoff: “Don’t be too rigid in what we define”

Supply Chain Movement

Consumer products place priority on margin and inventory and that requires close collaboration with our customers to squeeze out as much efficiency as possible. Nine questions about the topics on the supply chain agenda of a supply chain professional.

How vehicle customization will drive the supply chain of the future

Kinaxis

And then there was a McKinsey article, which commented recently, that in the next four years, India would be the third biggest manufacturer , just lagging after China and the US. Planning and managing inventories.

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Same Day Delivery: Need of the Hour. Really?

Supply Chain Nation

E-commerce in India—though growing rapidly—is still in its nascent phase. Are the end users in India – or anywhere else – ready to pay more to get the product on the same day? Solving your inventory planning, replenishment and order fulfillment challenges has never been easier!

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Getting Down to Brass Tacks: Can We Really Collaborate?

Supply Chain Shaman

As the bricks and mortar retailer is attacked by eCommerce pure plays—Amazon in North America, Alibaba in China, and Flipcart in India—assortment and excitement in the store become paramount to lure customers. Current State of Perpetual Inventory.

Jewelry Makers and EMERGE App Inventory Management

EMERGE App

And the best way to manage your production of jewelry prices is with inventory management software. In fact, Orbis Research recently rated EMERGE App the number one solution for jewelry inventory software. Inventory Management for Jewelry Designers. Introduction.

Elephant in the Room: Thoughts on Metrics That Matter in Semiconductor and Hard Disk Drives

Kinaxis

Consider that the Chinese and India governments are investing in the semiconductor industry. With China already a source for semiconductor raw materials and the China/India end consumer market growing, there will be pressure to supply chips and hard drives to local China/India OEM’s first.

The emergence of supply chain localization strategies

NC State SCRC

First, you have less cash tied up in your supply chain – and less inventory sitting on a boat, on a plane, or in a container. For example, people often think about Apple as a global brand… but not in China or India, the two biggest markets in the world! In India, the story is even more bleak, as they don’t even make the top 5. More nations are becoming more protectonist in nature, whether its Europe, China, India, and of course the US.

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Working capital management revolves around inventory, debtors and creditors. India. Visuals cash checklist earn x turn finance inventory inventory days raw material risk Slimstock suppliers working capital10 questions to assess working capital management.

Supply Chain Shaman - Untitled Article

Supply Chain Shaman

For him this meant growing top-line revenue with less supply chain inventory. With a global presence of operations in the US, France, China, India and Brazil, the company coordinates global supply for regional markets. Demand planning was implemented in six months while tactical supply and inventory planning took twelve months. The business grew with the same levels of inventory, and improved service levels Today, service levels (case fill rates) are 2% above target.

Are US-Chinese tariffs part of the new normal?

NC State SCRC

In an April 27 interview with Press Trust of India, Mukesh Aghi, president and CEO of the Washington-based U.S.- India Strategic Partnership Forum said that in the past several months, he has received an increased number of inquiries from roughly 200 U.S.

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Supply Chain Planning in Emerging Markets: Four Points to Remember

ToolsGroup

Gartner analyst Debashis Tarafdar says that the large size of a country (like India, China or Indonesia) can mean “significant polarization of population between urban and rural with distinctly different buying capabilities and purchasing preferences.

The Most Reliable Supply Chain…Without Technology?

Cerasis

Do you carry too much inventory? Read on to learn about Dabbawala, a lunch box carrier company based in India, who has their system down to a science. Dabbawala’s are lunch box carriers in India, most commonly found in Mumbai.

What You Need to Know About the State of eCommerce Logistics

Cerasis

Warehouses Renew Focus on Inventory Control. The simplest way of making a warehouse run efficiently is by managing inventory better. So, the only solution to better managing inventory for eCommerce is by changing the internal layout of a warehouse, reports Inbound Logistics. According to Athira A Nair of Your Story , eCommerce in India is expected to be valued at more than $220 billion by 2025.

Xiaomi & The Supply Chain Behind the World's Highest Valued Smartphone Startup

Elementum

Last year the company had a revenue target of $15 billion, which it reached ahead of time thanks to aggressive investment in Asia and India (where it’s now one of the highest-selling smartphones). Though Xiaomi saved money on inventory costs, the public was often left pining.

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Flipkart-Walmart Deal and What It Means for the Indian Online Retail Sector

Shipsy

Despite entering India way back in 2007, Walmart till now, operated only 21 stores catering to B2B segment across the country. The acquisition will provide Walmart with the much-needed opportunity to expand its service offerings across India.

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Lassoing S&OP

Supply Chain Shaman

Forecasting hierarchies need to roll up to define business requirements, and inventory needs to be reported by form and function. Form and Function of Inventory. A lasso is what supply chain leaders would like to have. To align S&OP.

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Lassoing S&OP

Supply Chain Shaman

Forecasting hierarchies need to roll up to define business requirements, and inventory needs to be reported by form and function. Form and Function of Inventory. A lasso is what supply chain leaders would like to have. To align S&OP. The processes are out of control. Let me explain.

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The Seven Key Capabilities of Demand Sensing

ToolsGroup

This week Manoranjith Pathekkara, managing director of ToolsGroup's partner in India LogicaMatrix ( www.logicamatrix.com ), digs into an area where many companies are breaking through that ceiling. Distribution Centre) inventory. break through that.

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How “Process Robots” are Enabling Supply Networks

The Network Effect

Think about an electronic workforce of process robots designed to count your inventory items in real time, on demand, with no mistakes made. or for $500k in India.

The Top 6 Trends in Logistics Impacting Shippers in 2017

Cerasis

Meanwhile, Brazil, Russia and India will become major suppliers as companies access the remaining untapped resources of the world. The election is over, but the race is just starting for logistics providers.

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Xiaomi & The Supply Chain Behind the World's Highest Valued Smartphone Startup

Elementum

Last year the company had a revenue target of $15 billion, which it reached ahead of time thanks to aggressive investment in Asia and India (where it’s now one of the highest-selling smartphones). Though Xiaomi saved money on inventory costs, the public was often left pining.

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State of the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain: Key Takeaways from LogiPharma US 2016

Kinaxis

High inventory levels: Stephen Meyer of Gartner mentioned that the Pharma industry on average has 63 days of raw material inventory and 51 days of finished goods inventory. by Dr. Madhav Durbha Part of what makes my job very exciting is attending conferences.

Air Freight Trends to Watch in 2019

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Nothing in the Purchasing Managers’ Index®, Inventory-Sales ratio, or consumer confidence trends would indicate an impending surge in demand. What is your air freight strategy for the year ahead?

State of Logistics Outsourcing: Plenty of Room for Growth as Shipper Dissatisfaction & Technology Expectations Increase

Cerasis

The costs of logistics and inventory are decreasing, contract renewal rate for logistics outsourcing remains good, and the emergence of cutting-edge technologies like 3D printing, drone delivery and augmented reality is opening up a wide vista of opportunities. After China, other regions that have growth potential, according to 3PL and supply chain executives, are North America, Asia (not including China and India) and Western Europe, in that order.

Supply chain pain points: Automotive

Kinaxis

Solution: Work toward end-to-end supply chain visibility with insight to planned and current demand, inventory, capacity, constraints and supply at any desired level of the product hierarchy. by Alexa Cheater 6 speed bumps on the road to automotive supply chain success.

Xiaomi & The Supply Chain Behind the World's Highest Valued Smartphone Startup

Elementum

Last year the company had a revenue target of $15 billion, which it reached ahead of time thanks to aggressive investment in Asia and India (where it’s now one of the highest-selling smartphones). Xiaomi’s ecosystem of suppliers and reliable manufacturing partners is intimately tethered to the company’s strict policy of demand-driven manufacturing, designed to keep the company’s inventory and up-front production costs as low as possible. Xiaomi Is (Still) The Tech Startup to Watch.

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Spotlight on Ocean Shipping in The Transpacific Eastbound Lane

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Customers have asked us if there may be enough surplus inventory on the move so that Chinese New Year will have less of an impact on shipping than in previous years, in spite of the tariffs. A few have already started importing from Thailand, Vietnam, and India instead of China.

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Air Freight Trends to Watch in 2019

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Nothing in the Purchasing Managers’ Index®, Inventory-Sales ratio, or consumer confidence trends would indicate an impending surge in demand. What is your air freight strategy for the year ahead?

The Ecommerce Revolution: How Alibaba, JD.Com and Jumia are Changing How People Shop

Elementum

Meanwhile, India has the fastest-growing internet consumer base, expanding at an average of 40 million users each year. In India, roughly 40 percent of the country’s 390 million internet users shop online. In order to build a reputation for dependability, JD keeps a tight control on its supply chain, buying directly from manufacturers and stocking inventory in its own warehouses.

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