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

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

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

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.

“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.

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.

RELEX Solutions Strengthens Asia Pacific Presence with New Partnership

RELEX Solutions

Melbourne, Victoria headquartered, FMCG Retail will sell, implement and provide consultation on RELEX’ solutions and services across the region, having worked with brands in Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Australia and New Zealand. Read PDF. Australian Consultants FMCG Retail to provide RELEX’s Unified Retail Planning Technology in the APAC region.

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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.

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.

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.

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling & Logistics

India and China are the logistics industry’s favorite investment destinations, but Vietnam leads a second group that includes UAE, Brazil and Indonesia.

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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?

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

Transportfolio

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.

El Niño May Have Your Supply Chain Partying Like It’s 1997

The 21st Century Supply Chain

A massive El Niño occurred in 1997-1998, unleashing record rains in California, deadly tornados in Florida, and a brutal drought in Indonesia, thus landing the term firmly on the radar (no pun intended) of millions of people around the globe.

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.

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.

Needed: A New Way to Manage Risk in Low Cost Countries

NC State SCRC

But as any buying agent who has visited Bangladesh knows, things aren’t much better when you visit factories in other parts of Asia, including Myanmar, Pakistan, China, Indonesia, or India. Nowhere are disruptions more prevalent than in Low Cost Countries (LCC’s), which have become the focal point for outsourced contract manufacturing for major apparel brands such as Nike, Under Armour, Gap, Apple, and others.

Analytics Should Focus on A Culture of Factory Safety for Workers in Low Cost Country Manufacturing

NC State SCRC

This will never work – particularly as we move into an era of global outsourcing and contract manufacturing in low cost countries such as Vietnam, India, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Indonesia, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, and others in Asia. For analytics to become truly effective in global manufacturing settings, veracity and consistency are critical requirements.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right. Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Which ones to use?… … How many to use?

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Who said supply chains are boring?: IBM 2011 Corporate.

Supply Chains Rock

And we launched assessments for the first time in Turkey, Russia, Nigeria, Kenya and Indonesia. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle.

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’.

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.

Global Manufacturers' Supply Chains Strain to Keep Up With Faster Economy

Material Handling & Logistics

There were signs of weakness elsewhere in Asia, with factory indexes in Indonesia, Malaysia and South Korea dipping below 50 during December. A slew of global purchasing managers indexes all point to deep supply constraints as this year's economy looks to be the strongest since 2011.

Benchmarking Success: Focus on what Matters

Logistics Bureau

The Thailand business grew along with expansion into China, Korea, Malaysia and Indonesia. In this interview series, we’re introducing some of our senior staff in a little more detail. What makes them tick? What ticks them off? But also: Why do they love supply chain management so much?

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.

China’s Historic Silk Road is Resurrected from the Rubble

Elementum

Other notable projects include a port project in Sri Lanka, an industrial park in Cambodia, and a high-speed rail link in Indonesia — all of which are forecasted to spark major changes in global trade if they actually materialize. China is leading an initiative to revive one of the largest feats of trade infrastructure the world has ever known.

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Amazon vs. Alibaba: A Battle for Southeast Asia

Elementum

Lazada, a privately owned Singaporean e-commerce company, is the leading marketplace in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

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

Malaysia a Key Link in Asia’s Disaster Resilience Plan

Supply Chain @ MIT

magnitude earthquake in Indonesia and floods in Indonesia, Thailand, and Vietnam. This post was published in the summer 2013 issue of the MIT SCALE Network electronic newsletter Supply Chain Frontiers. Subscribe to this free publication and access current and past issues here. Asia accounts for an estimated 86% of the reported disaster victims worldwide [1]. How can the region build the capacity it needs to respond effectively to these crises?

Thank You – Logistics Bureau is 19 this Month

Logistics Bureau

Planting 19 trees in Indonesia expanding the habitat for Orangutans. Logistics Bureau is 19 years old this Month and we’re celebrating by giving presents! Hmmm…This could get expensive, but here goes .

White paper: Are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Indonesia. Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. Clearly, this does not change the call for efficiency and productivity. And now, the pressure is on you -as senior executive- to deliver.

White paper: What if you are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Indonesia. Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. Clearly, this does not change the call for efficiency and productivity. And now, the pressure is on you -as senior executive- to deliver.

Logistics Services Providers Shift Investment Focus Outside BRIC Markets

Kewill

The emerging markets of Brazil, Russia, India and China that make up the ‘BRIC’ acronym continue to forge ahead. In particular China and India, with annual economic growth rates many multiples ahead of North America and Europe.

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La carte du commerce international 2016 / Global Trade Map 2016 in French

Supply Chain Movement

Indonesia. Les accords commerciaux et leurs risques d’un point de vue UE.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

Indonesia. More shippers today appear to be outsourcing some or all of their logistics. How does a company decide that outsourcing logistics is the right choice? This C.H.

So Your Supply Chain is Banning Bangladesh….and Going to Cambodia?: “The Ugliest Race to the Bottom”

Supply Chain View from the Field

Sanjiv Pandita, executive director of the Asia Monitor, called it “the ugliest race to the bottom, because the financial crisis in America and Europe means that people are scared of buying expensive things” But as any buying agent who has visited these countries knows, things aren’t much better when you visit factories in other parts of Asia, including Myanmar, Pakistan, China, Indonesia, or India.