Indonesia Looks to Infrastructure to Give Logistics Boost

Logistics Viewpoints

Statistics Indonesia infrastructure logisticsI wrote previously on this blog about how Singapore’s superior infrastructure has helped to make it a stand-out performer in logistics in the Asia region and, indeed, globally.

Vaccine Counterfeiting Ring Uncovered In Indonesia

Loftware

In many parts of the world, some patients are discovering that the lifesaving and life-sustaining medicines they rely on may not be what they seem. Counterfeiting Pharma Labeling

BlackBerry Expanding in Indonesia

APICS

According to The Wall Street Journal, BlackBerry is licensing its software and outsourcing its production in its largest market, Indonesia, which boasts a population of 250 million people

Global Supply Chain News on Major Changes in Which Countries have the Largest Economies, Coming, New Assessment Says

Supply Chain Digest

China to Overtake US in 2026, India, Indonesia to Rise Sharply in New World Order

“Too Big to Fail”: 10 Things you Need to Know About El Niño

Elementum

During the 1997 El Niño, droughts in Indonesia and Argentina caused mining activity to halt, raising prices of copper, zinc, and nickel. A shorter monsoon season in Indonesia, the Philippines, and Malaysia will help miners procure more materials, used heavily in the electronics industry.

The future of supply chain is… industry operating network backbones?

The Network Effect

For example, take a company that manufactures product in the US based on components supplied from Indonesia. Network collaboration means that as the supplies are ready for dispatch in Indonesia, the US operation is notified immediately.

What you should know about ASEAN Last Mile Delivery

Abivin

Other agile logistics markets include Indonesia, with their logistics sector expected to grow by up to 16% annually by 2020. SpirEresearch also added that cargo tracking in rural areas of Indonesia and Malaysia has proven to be challenging due to underdeveloped telecom infrastructure.

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Blockchain belief

Supply Chain Movement

For example, in a successful six-month pilot in Indonesia, the data from tags on tuna fish was processed in blockchain to facilitate verification of fishing companies’ sustainability claims. How relevant is blockchain in a supply-chain context?

Implications of the Revised CPTPP Trade Agreement Now in Effect Among Asian Nations are Already Becoming Visible

Supply Chain Matters

The list potentially includes China, Indonesia, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand. The Supply Chain Matters blog provides observations on the new CPTPP trade pact that went into effect in 2019, specifically on its reported negative impact on certain U.S. industry sectors.

Are your Supply Chains Tiger and Orang-Utan Friendly?

SCM Research

Accounting for roughly 40% of vegetable oil production, palm oil is the most important vegetable oil worldwide. As a key commodity, it is an ingredient of a large range of products, including processed food, cosmetics, shampoo, and soap. A recent Greenpeace report reveals how palm oil supply chains are pushing Sumatran tigers and orang-utans closer to extinction (pdf).

A time of transition: 3 key trends for oil & gas in 2018

Quintiq

The current top seven exporters of LNG in the world are Qatar, Australia, Malaysia, Nigeria, Indonesia, Algeria and Russia. The fall in oil prices transformed the global oil & gas industry.

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E-Commerce Takes Off in Developing Countries

Elementum

In Indonesia, the number of web users jumped from 55 million in 2012 to 125 million in 2015. Indonesia is also expected to become a major player in the e-commerce market. In Indonesia, TokoBagus and Lazada are two of the leading e-commerce providers.

Top 6 Wholesale Distribution Trends for 2019

EMERGE App

China, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Malaysia produced Japanese branded goods. Cambodia, Indonesia, and Vietnam may see a negligible effect because of their low participation in the Chinese production chain. Introduction.

Multiple Constraints of Route Planning in ASEAN

Abivin

Apart from the 2 leading nations – Singapore and Malaysia, other nations like Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam are also rapidly upgrading their road, rail, maritime and air cargo infrastructure in line with ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) frameworks.

Talking Bout a Revolution

Pivot88

Garment making is moving away from China into new production hubs such as Myanmar, Ethiopia, Cambodia, Indonesia etc. We’re back from our travels and following up on all the awesome conversations and big ideas we’ve been discussing at the 34th IAF World Fashion Convention in Maastricht and the PI Apparel Milan shows. We’ve all been talking about digitalization and sustainability for our brands and consumers.

Supply Chain Risk and Climate Change, Part 1

Enterra Insights

From the deadly earthquake and ensuing tsunami that rocked Indonesia, to the multiple hurricanes that have struck South America, to California’s raging wildfires, it seems that such disasters are becoming more and more commonplace.

Is Soy the Next Palm Oil?

EHS Sustainability Knowledge at Work

According to 2016 FAO data , more than 80% of palm oil was produced in just two countries: Indonesia (53%) and Malaysia (29%). Tropical forests continue to be threatened by rampant agricultural production of key commodities, such as palm oil, sugarcane, and soybean.

Don’t Fret: Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement will not play havoc with the economic development of developing countries

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Bangladesh, Cambodia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Indonesia, India, Pakistan, and many African countries). For instance, six of the ASEAN countries such as Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Philippines, and Thailand can leverage their FTAs with the remaining 4 ASEAN countries (Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore, and Vietnam) who are TPP members to develop cost effective supply chain operations to facilitate multi-lateral trades with minimal tariffs. Felipe Caro and Christopher S.

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

Quintiq

There are more abundant, and still cheaper, labor pools in Malaysia and Indonesia. At a recent dinner with friends, the topic of our conversation moved to the invincibility of autonomous vehicles and the unfortunate encounter between the bus and the Google car.

Indonesian president tours Jebel Ali port with Sulayem

Logistics Middle East

President Joko Widodo of Indonesia has visited DP World?s s flagship Jebel Ali Port where he was received by chairman Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem

Maersk’s Transformation Embraces Digital Forwarding

Logistics Trends and Insights

Twill currently serves full container load, ocean services from port to door, importing from China (including Hong Kong and Taiwan territories), India, Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia to the UK, Spain, Poland, Mexico, United States, the Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, Germany, India, China (including Hong Kong and Taiwan territories) or the Czech Republic. Traditional Forwarder – 0. Digital Forwarder – 1.

Global Logistics and Trade Programs: An Update on GSP and C-TPAT

TMC

trade preference program—was established by the Trade Act of 1974 to promote economic development by eliminating duties on thousands of products imported from one of the 129 designated beneficiary countries and territories, including India, Thailand, and Indonesia.

Made in America vs. Assembled in America – Defining Terms!

Supply Chain Game Changer

For example, if a furniture company uses teak wood from Indonesia to make a bedroom set, they may want to say where their wood came from as a selling point. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Drawing Lessons From Tesla’s Supply Chain Issues!

The Cost of Climate Change on Your Supply Chain

The 21st Century Supply Chain

The report is predicting economies including Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines could be as much as a quarter less productive than they are now.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

Indonesia. The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’.

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Transforming your supply chain: What experts said at Quintiq World Tour Singapore 2015

Quintiq

In countries like Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines, where labor costs are still relatively low, using manpower makes more sense than automation technology for now. What happens when you ask four experts for their thoughts on supply chain transformation?

How to Handle Logistics During Chinese New Year

Material Handling & Logistics

Indonesia – CNY – February 16. “By implementing a few critical steps in advance of the holiday, shippers can avoid unnecessary bottlenecks and continue business with little or no interruption,” says Frank Guenzerodt, CEO of Dachser USA.

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

Quintiq

Since the island economies of Indonesia and Philippines are not participating in the TPPA, the volumes of goods moving by air may eke out only small gains.

Trade Logistics Gap Persists Between Developed and Developing Countries

Material Handling & Logistics

Among the lower-middle income group countries, large economies such as India and Indonesia and emerging economies such as Vietnam and Cote d'Ivoire stand out as top performers. .

How the Supply Chain Can Thrive in the Face of Natural Disasters

Material Handling & Logistics

In the past year alone wildfires have ravaged California, multiple hurricanes have hit South America, and Indonesia has been rocked by a deadly earthquake and tsunami that caused thousands of fatalities.

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies and Hamburg port to explore hyperloop possibilities in new joint venture

EFT

HyperloopTT has signed agreements in the United States, UAE, Brazil, France, India, China, Korea, Indonesia, Slovakia, Czech Republic, and Ukraine.

Global Logistics—May 2015

Inbound Logistics

Trans Pacific Partnership nears resolution; Indonesia logistics industry fights new capital requirement regulation; China and Pakistan pave way for new trade corridor; Global ocean container trade shows signs of growth despite enduring supply-demand imbalance; European railroads partner around procurement; China looks to replicate U.S.

Made in America vs. Assembled in America: Defining Terms of Auto Manufacturing

Cerasis

For example, if a furniture company uses teak wood from Indonesia to make a bedroom set, they may want to say where their wood came from as a selling point.

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

Indonesia. Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond.

4 unstoppable forces that WILL change your end-to-end supply chain

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Emerging economies, those classed as part of the E7 (Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Russia, Turkey), are hitting the leaderboard of the top 10 countries with the most purchasing power.