How To Effectively Run A Distribution Business In Indonesia?


Distribution is one of the most important businesses in Indonesia with relevant activities of wholesale, import, export, and retail represented in the process. A distributor company, which is a customer of Abivin in Indonesia, operates in Supply chain and Finance service. It costs the distributor extra time and expenses in planning and commuting in heavy traffic congestion in Jakarta or any other large cities in Indonesia.

Chinese New Year Shutdown 2020: How to Prepare


In mainland China (and even in other countries that celebrate the holiday such as Indonesia, Malaysia, North Korea, Singapore, South Korea, Vietnam, and Brunei), the Chinese New Year holiday is a very big deal. Increase inventory. Need help with inventory planning?

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[How to] Sell on Tokopedia – The Ultimate Guide


And, Southeast Asia and more precisely Indonesia is one of the most lucrative markets for cross-border selling lately. Many might wonder, why and how Indonesia holds such potential for cross-border eCommerce?

Checklist for working capital management

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Working capital management revolves around inventory, debtors and creditors. Indonesia. Visuals cash checklist earn x turn finance inventory inventory days raw material risk Slimstock suppliers working capital10 questions to assess working capital management. Some companies generate cash so quickly that they can even achieve negative working capital. Supply Chain Media and software vendor Slimstock have developed this checklist for working capital management. >>Please

The Pros and Cons: International and Domestic Sourcing


This strategy involves a country from a high-cost country area — typically US, UK, Canada, Australia, and West European nations — purchasing materials from resource-rich low-cost countries; think China, India, Indonesia, Bolivia, Brazil, Russia, Mexico, and East European nations.

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. This in-transit inventory can be tracked as being held in a ‘moving warehouse’ and is used to plan customer order fulfilment, enabling deliveries to be planned with the customer.

Supply Chain Planning in Emerging Markets: Four Points to Remember


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. Not knowing how much inventory is at each location. These large distances between demand centers increase the inventory exposure to maintain a consistent service level. Supply chain planning in emerging markets is different.

The future of eCommerce in South East Asia


Indonesia has the highest population among Southeast Asian countries with most of the people settled across 6000 islands. In Indonesia, 107 million people purchased goods online, showing a 5.9%

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


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. Assess Inventory Positions. While “lean” has been the mantra of supply chain management for decades, having the foresight into extraordinary events like El Niño may necessitate deviating from standard inventory positions.

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E-Commerce Takes Off in Developing Countries


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. Platforms usually hire companies that will handle their logistics and product delivery, but they risk losing control over their inventory. E-commerce is expanding at lightning speed.

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Top eCommerce Marketplaces in Southeast Asia


Another name, we can’t go without mentioning while talking about Southeast Asia ecommerce marketplace is Zilingo, one of the biggest mobile shoppers of fashion, lifestyle, cosmetics, and self-care products in Indonesia and Thailand. Leading platforms in Indonesia. According to the study by iPrice and App Annie, shoppers in Indonesia prefer to have a combination of generalized yet specific eCommerce platforms.

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How to sell on Shopee – A complete guide for cross-border sellers


Though with a humble beginning, Shopee has established its presence across most southeast ASEAN countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Korea.

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

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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. As climate change drives up the regularity of natural disasters, supply chains must rely on real time data to thrive. . . . . Graham Parker. . More devastation from different natural disasters seems to have been reported in the last year than we’re typically used to seeing.

How top eCommerce players are thriving the Philippine’s Online Economy


These apps also ranked in other Southeast Asian countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, and Vietnam. Sell on Marketplaces Globally Inventory & Order Management Brands Multi-brand Retailers Marketplaces Sellers Industry Insights eCommerce Marketplace Sell online

Retail in SEA must evolve to create space for omnichannel play


From the Chinese eCommerce giant Alibaba investing in, launching online shops in Indonesia, and Softbank’s heavy investment in Tokopedia (Indonesia’s most favored online marketplace); the eCommerce industry of Southeast Asia is buzzing with activity. The Matahari Mall in Indonesia is the perfect example to exhibit the success of this model. Inventory & Order Management Omnichannel Experience Brands Multi-brand Retailers Industry Insights Omnichannel

Supply Chain Risks Come from All Sides

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And then if a factory runs out of materials or a ship cannot make it to a port, companies can dynamically shift inventory or production somewhere else, or find an alternate berth for that ship stuck out at sea. How technology can help increase visibility and reduce paperwork.

Top 6 Wholesale Distribution Trends for 2019


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. Only South Korea, Indonesia, and Myanmar may see a muted effect in switching away from Chinese exports. For example, leather goods, woodcrafts and furniture from Myanmar and Indonesia. Introduction.

Top 13 Asian eCommerce Marketplaces


Digitization in the last decade and a half has also witnessed the emergence of Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, and Indonesia as other major forces in the Asian marketplace. Operating in over 200 countries with more than 100 million products in its inventory, the Jack Ma-founded giants help wholesalers in China connect with 200-odd businesses around the world. An exploding population has its benefits too as China has proven repeatedly over the years.

How Ecommerce Enablers are Expanding Online Businesses Cross Border


The manufacturers, retailers, brand owners from across countries like Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand are actively participating in increasing their online commerce cross-border. Ecommerce retailers, brands, distributors need to manage orders, payments, inventory manually across the marketplace, causing inaccuracies and delays. Furthermore, the combination of your data helps to eradicate order and inventory errors. Inventory Management.

This is Not a Supply Chain Storm to Weather!

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Supermarket chains can’t keep their shelves stocked while retailers have warehouses full of unsold inventory. It’s a matter of time before many China-based supply chains shift into Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Thailand, or come home. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Supply Chain Storm article and permission to publish here provided by Bryce Boothby.

How to sell on Qoo10 – Step by step seller guide for beginners


And, within a decade it has expanded its operations to 7 local marketplaces in 5 countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Singapore, and China. Considering the low penetration rate of mobile and internet in some of the southeast Asian countries such as Indonesia, more online marketplaces are expected to come into existence. Sell on Marketplaces Globally Inventory & Order Management Brands Multi-brand Retailers Marketplaces Sellers Industry Insights sell on marketplace

How to Sell on Zalora Step by Step Guide for Beginners


Starting with Malaysia, it has widened its reach to Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, Hong Kong, Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam, Taiwan, Australia, and New Zealand. Sell on Marketplaces Globally Inventory & Order Management Brands Multi-brand Retailers Marketplaces Industry Insights Retailers ZaloraZalora is one of the leading names in Asia’s e-retail business. Launched in 2012, its websites in many Southeast Asian countries have well-established customer bases within a short time.

Dr. Hau Lee on the New Supply Chain—and What to Watch Out for in TPP


His areas of specialization include global value chain innovations, supply chain management, global logistics, inventory modeling, and environmental and social responsibility. There to help the company tackle its inventory issues, Lee discovered something that he would go on to spend the next few decades learning how to implement: supply chain is never isolated to supply chain. Inventory problems could mean anything: distribution, logistics, manufacturing, design.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

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Indonesia. Such a system enables those companies to fulfil orders flexibly by dispatching the goods from various inventory points (e.g. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market. as the advance of e-commerce continues, companies with an omnichannel approach are increasingly implementing specific order management systems.

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

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Aware of the dangers of being over-reliant on a single trading partner, Australia had, even before the outbreak of the virus, started trying to diversify its markets by launching negotiations for free trade agreements with countries such as Indonesia, India, Japan, South Korea, and the United Kingdom. Unprecedented challenges in forecasting and inventory sizing throughout 2020 and perhaps even beyond.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

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Adequate demand planning and accurate inventory investments are key to successful supply chain management in this fast-moving industry. Indonesia. Companies must invest in and balance their inventories more wisely to ensure optimal on-shelf availability in all commercial outlets.

Hanjin Bankruptcy Demonstrates Fragility of Ocean Freight Market Prior to “Black November”


This challenge has been also impacted by the growing discontent on the part of retailers and customers who are unhappy with the trend towards larger slow-steaming ships, which leaves more inventory on the water for a longer period of time. 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.

Complex costs of transportation

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To anticipate and respond to high customer demand, a modern Transportation Management System (TMS) needs to optimize inventory allocation. A TMS with inventory allocation enables shippers to monitor shipments down to the package level. Indonesia. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend. They can renegotiate contracts, find other carriers, and do a better job of maximizing their truck utilization.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

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Inventory stock turns in Days. Inventory management. Inventory levels. 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? Sadly it’s not such an easy question to answer. Of course they need to be SMART.

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Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

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Indonesia. Finally, the system should enable intelligent inventory location management to ensure optimal on-shelf availability for the end customers. The world is becoming smaller and larger at the same time through globalization and the internet. Goods have to be transported across the globe and across the neighbourhood. To manage this logistics complexity while adhering to customer service standards and incurring reasonable costs, companies need Global Logistics Integration.

10 questions about the benefits of S&OP for your organisation

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For one company the added value will lie in avoiding running below capacity and in reducing inventory while for another it will be the controlled scaling up of new products and services, but it always revolves around being able to anticipate and adapt the chain to developments in a timely and integral manner in order to achieve the strategic objectives. Indonesia. Management at the helm.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

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Indonesia. The 2015 Annual Third Party Logistics Study also reveals that both sides regard themselves as being successful, and shippers are seeing positive results again this year: an average logistics cost reduction of 9%, an average inventory cost reduction of 5% and an average fixed logistics cost reduction of 15%. After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014.

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5 Ways To Improve Your Import-Export Business Now


Or, if you’re lucky to deal with tropical islands like Indonesia , Thailand and the Philippines , do remember the concept of island time. Inventory management software such as EMERGE App allows you to use as many currencies as you need in your business. Another good reason to use inventory management software is to introduce efficiencies into your operational workflow wherever possible. Introduction.

Reversing globalisation: Near shoring, reshoring or staying put?


We predict that businesses will keep significant portions of production in the Far East, possibly expanding to rising stars such as Vietnam, Indonesia and Turkey. Or another option is to build up inventory. In the end this is all for resilience and resilience can be [derived] from closer production and it can also be through increasing inventory.”. We have been living through remarkable times when it comes to manufacturing, technology and trade.

Southeast Asian Pirates: Nothing to Shiver your Timbers Over


However, when it comes to fears of lost inventory, product manufacturers need not fret. In addition, Indonesia has a poor reputation in terms of policing their own waters, meaning that Indonesian pirates have an easier time getting to and from tankers. According to the Economist, the pirate activity is rooted in Indonesia’s dwindling maritime economy. The Economist reported this week on the rise of pirates in Southeast Asian waters.