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. For more on Raghu and how to contact him with questions, sources etc. India retail Retail

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Conducting Business in India? Chances Are that You Could Be by 2025

CH Robinson Transportfolio

If projections and recent rhetoric are to be believed, India will join China as the only non-North American countries in the $500 billion club by 2025. That forecast is impactful to companies currently conducting business in India, but it’s also meaningful to all companies that do international trade—especially those that have the potential to conduct business in India in the future. Shippers around the world seem fairly optimistic about growing their engagement with India.

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The Pros and Cons: International and Domestic Sourcing

Unleashed

It’s easy to oversimplify the differences between sourcing for parts locally or internationally. When considering where to purchase from, the prevailing idea seems to be that domestic sourcing allows for better control and shorter lead time, but international sourcing is more cost-effective.

Importance of Technology on India’s Supply Chain Management

20Cube Logistics

Around 14 percent of GDP spent on logistics sector annually in India as compared to only around 5 percent of GDP in the developed countries logistics sector. According to an ASSOCHAM (Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India) study, the logistics sector in India is poised to grow at 16 percent YoY CAGR. Also, India’s ranking has reached the 44 th position in 2018 as compared to 54 th ranking in 2014. Source: World Bank Logistics Performance Index 2018 ).

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Xiaomi's Success in India Could Impact the Global Supply Chain

Elementum

India is becoming a battleground for market share among smartphone makers — and success will come down to supply chain. India is the world’s second-largest—and fastest growing—smartphone market in the world. Such results didn’t stop Xiaomi from taking chances with India. If the company is to sell more phones in India, according to an analyst at Counterpoint Research, then it might have to reach out to single-brand retail stores.

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Unrest in India and the Impact on Global Supply Chains

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Recent protests in Northern India states resulted in the mass blockade of key roadways, national highways, and the railway system. The area most significantly impacted has been India’s National Capital Region (NCR)—which includes Delhi and the neighboring states of Punjab, Haryana, and Rajasthan—with millions of people affected. Movement of containers to and from Northern India have been affected and will likely remain that way for the next couple of weeks.

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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. On their way to becoming a preferred destination to source auto components by major OEMs and tier-1 manufacturers, India’s workforce has the knowledge and skills to deliver quality products. Every day, I get to help auto manufacturing organizations with their supply chain challenges in India.

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How to Expand Your Global Shipping to Meet Growing Indian Markets

CH Robinson Logistics

If projections and recent rhetoric are to be believed, India will join China as the only non-North American countries in the $500 billion club by 2025. Shippers around the world seem fairly optimistic about growing their engagement with India. How is Global Shipping Growing in India?

Supply Chain Management:Challenges Faced By E-Retailers in India

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. Main | Increase in Operational Efficiency through Voice Technology » Challenges Faced By E-Retailers in India. In my previous blog , I highlighted the factors which helped e-commerce retailing develop in India. There are some of the major challenges which e-retailers face in India to be competitive in their business. About Us. Contact Us.

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Why SMEs May Lead a Shift Away from China Sourcing

Logistics Bureau

The Coronavirus pandemic has raised concerns over China sourcing, accelerating the trend in businesses around the world seeking secondary sourcing countries. Heading the list of alternative manufacturing hubs are Vietnam, India, Thailand, and Mexico. Why SMEs May Lead a Shift Away from China Sourcing. It’s more likely then, that smaller, more ‘nimble’ businesses will lead any accelerated trend away from China sourcing. India Eyes China-based Companies….

IS INDIA HEADED FOR A PARADIGM SHIFT IN PROCUREMENT?

Eyvo

IS INDIA HEADED FOR A PARADIGM SHIFT IN PROCUREMENT? On this global platform, India is already making strides towards digitising the nation. The Indian Government has made it mandatory for whole-of-government to source goods and services from its procurement site, in efforts to boost transparency and streamline public sector procurement. The benefits that companies in India can reap from taking the eProcurement route are immense.

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IS INDIA HEADED FOR A PARADIGM SHIFT IN PROCUREMENT?

Eyvo

IS INDIA HEADED FOR A PARADIGM SHIFT IN PROCUREMENT? On this global platform, India is already making strides towards digitising the nation. The Indian Government has made it mandatory for whole-of-government to source goods and services from its procurement site, in efforts to boost transparency and streamline public sector procurement. The benefits that companies in India can reap from taking the eProcurement route are immense.

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Peeling Complexity in Emerging Markets

Supply Chain @ MIT

He has studied the produce business in the West Bengal and New Delhi regions of India. There are few other sources of finance open to them; financial institutions tend to shun farmers as customers because they lack both collateral and a fixed income, and do not wield much political influence. Filed under: Strategy Tagged: complexity , India , malaysia institute for supply chain innovation , middlemen , MIT , produce supply chain , wholesalers.

YP@Airbus – International event 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Innovation meets Global Sourcing. In one day Young Professionals will learn more about the award-winning procurement and supply chain management at Airbus, visit the Airbus site, Join an international live transmission with the Airbus team in India and China and discuss innovations with the CPO of Airbus Group and Airbus Dr. Klaus Richter. Date: September 6, 2016. Venue: Airbus Operations GmbH, Hamburg (D). Organisation: BME. URL: www.bme.de/yp@airbus. yp@airbus.

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The Top 6 Supply Chain Trends to Watch in 2017

PLS Logistics

Industry Week reports that by 2025, global companies will have procurement managers based in China to source materials and services not only for their operations in that country, but for their entire organization. Brazil, Russia and India are predicted to become sources of supply and demand for global companies. Globalization.

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The Supply Chain Practitioners’ Council: A Day of Connecting, Sharing and Learning

Supply Chain Nation

On July 18, JDA was privileged to host the 5 th edition of the SCPC (Supply Chain Practitioners’ Council) at our new office facility in Bangalore, India. A few of the things I am able to recall are their dual source manufacturing, consolidating planning resources to India, using analytics to determine planning parameters; and an organizational restructuring. Fulfillment India Inventory Supply Chain Supply Chain Planning Uncategorized planning SCPC segmentation

Supply Chain Management:Factors which helped e-commerce.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. « Make your Assets Green, as Dollar is Green | Main | Get,Set,Go-Agile Implementation of Multi Channel Commerce Solution » Factors which helped e-commerce retailing develop in India. After the downfall and internet bubble burst in year 2000, this time e-commerce sites in India have come with a full swing. Ecommerce is really picking up in India.

Shortages in Medical Supplies Linked to Imports

Logistics Trends and Insights

Other countries including South Korea, India, and Taiwan, as well, are blocking exports of medical supplies to save them for their own citizens, leaving the U.S. However, surgical gowns, typically sourced from China, were at near-normal levels because the sourcing shifted to Honduras. Sourcing from alternative locations will be important as long as the countries have not been severely impacted by the pandemic.

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Procurement Leading Pharmaceutical Companies Through the Pandemic

Jaggaer

Some 48 active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) vital to the pharma supply chain are sourced from the central province of Hubei. A nd a pproximately 70% of APIs from China are shipped to India to produce generics, of which around 40% are then shipped to the United States.

Coronavirus is Disrupting Indian Industry

Logistics Viewpoints

While the impact of coronavirus on Indian industry has so far been moderate, India’s extremely high import dependence on China means there are significant ramifications for Indian industry. Of the top 20 products that India imports from around the world, the average Chinese share is close to 30 percent. Sectors in India that have been are impacted by the coronavirus in China include shipping, pharmaceuticals, automobiles, electronics, textiles, and solar power.

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Tata Steel Makes Strides Towards an Autonomous Supply Chain Powered by Optimization Technology

AIMMS

The company was established in India as Asia’s first integrated private steel company in 1907. We are using several AIMMS-based models to improve our operational efficiency, with a focus in India. Jamshedpur plant (image source: Tata Steel). Tata Steel is one of the world’s largest steel producers. In fact, it’s very likely that Tata Steel plays a role in your life today, by providing raw material for the car you drive, the house you live in and the roads you drive through.

Supply Chain Management:How to make Preventive Maintenance a.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. I started my career as a maintenance engineer in a leading paint manufacturing company in India. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive. Communication Services. Consumer Packaged Goods. Education. Energy.

Supply Chain Management:SAP acquired Ariba, what does it mean.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. When a colleague forwarded the news of SAP (finally) buying Ariba past midnight India time on Wednesday ( [link] ), my first response was roughly on the lines of "better late to the dance than allow Oracle to steal your partner". Sourcing & Procurement, primarily the indirect spend area. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38).

Gazing into the Crystal Ball

JDA software

JDA’s Crystal Ball event began last year across our two India-based Centers of Excellence to tackle the constant shift in technology head-on through our best asset – our people! We’ve expanded these beyond India into Monterrey, Mexico and most recently, Scottsdale as well. Today, Akhila Dhamotharan offers a recap of Crystal Ball 2019 from our India CoEs. The curtains have come down on Crystal Ball 2019 in India.

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Supply Chain Management:The 'Cash on Delivery' Payment Option!

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. Cash on Delivery (COD) as a payment option has existed for a long time, but is fast becoming a popular payment option in some countries such as India. Compare this with India where as per the Reserve Bank of India, the number of credit card users is less than 1% of the total population. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38).

The need to know

EFT

EXCLUSIVE-Automakers seek delays, exemptions to India's planned new rules for parts -sources. Reliance approaches digital unit backers to invest in retail arm: sources. India's Reliance Industries Ltd RELI.NS The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists.

The need to know

EFT

EXCLUSIVE-Automakers seek delays, exemptions to India's planned new rules for parts -sources. Reliance approaches digital unit backers to invest in retail arm: sources. India's Reliance Industries Ltd RELI.NS The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists.

The Responsible Mica Initiative Gets Serious About Supply Chain Mapping [Interview]

Sourcemap

Source: Reuters 2016. RMI is a non-profit organization committed to establishing a fair, responsible and sustainable mica supply chain in the states of Jharkhand and Bihar in India that will eliminate unacceptable working conditions and eradicate child labour by 2022. Despite the mineral’s gleaming properties, the dark side of Mica begins at the source.

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Bringing It All Back Home – OTR TMS Supports Reversion to Regional Manufacturing

Supply Chain Collaborator

The survey shows that a full third of companies with global supply chains intend to move their sourcing and manufacturing activities out of China in the next few years. With trade wars and tariffs pinching operational profitability, manufacturers are looking at alternative locales like VietNam, India and, Mexico.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

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Trade War: Can Tensions Between the U.S. and China Lead to Changes in the Global Supply Chain?

BluJay Solutions

” China has established the infrastructure and labor expertise to appeal to a vast majority of industries ranging from simple manufacturing to a trusted source for high-end and high-tech products. multinationals are looking to alternative sourcing in countries such as India and Mexico. As of June 16, 2019, India has enacted retaliatory tariffs on some U.S.

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Warby Parker vs Luxottica: Supply Chain Disintermediation in the Eyewear Industry

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Luxottica has manufacturing facilities in five countries: Italy, China, India, United States and Brazil. It is a captive onshoring and offshoring model, with six facilities based in its home country of Italy, two in China, and one facility each for the US, India and Brazil. The US facility is mainly used for its Oakley brand while the small facilities in Brazil and India serve local markets. Source: [2] and Alibaba.com.

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How “Process Robots” are Enabling Supply Networks

The Network Effect

Falling back to sourcing options, you determine that you could hire the 20 FTE’s in the US for $1.5M or for $500k in India. Think about an electronic workforce of process robots designed to count your inventory items in real time, on demand, with no mistakes made. You pay them nothing, and they never complain. They even alert you to any issues related to orders, inventory levels, or shipments, taking action to reorder items when they drop below minimum thresholds.

Does Your TMS Support Rail’s Unique Requirements?

Talking Logistics

Preparing a rail shipment relies on the base data (or data source) to take carrier route codes, rail junctions and transfers into account when planning routes. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical engineering from the Jiwaji University, Gwalior, India and a PG certification in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from XLRI, Jamshedpur, India. If rail is a key part of your transportation plan, how can you be sure your TMS effectively supports rail’s unique requirements?

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CG Consus

ivalua

With offices across Malaysia, Philippines, India, Singapore, London, USA and Canada, Consus collaborates with customers to implement source to pay (S2P) solutions and services required for rapid adoption, and realize the return on investment envisaged from such procurement initiatives. [link]. Established in 2006 and privately held, Consus is a global procurement solutions integrator and services provider.