How to start selling online in Indonesia


As is in other parts of the world, Online sales volume increased in Indonesia as well. Here are few steps which you may look at before selling online in Indonesia. The procurement of goods or the business is also resorting to manufacturing the goods is a concern.

The Pros and Cons: International and Domestic Sourcing


Low-cost country sourcing is a procurement strategy that falls under a broad category of procurement efforts called global 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. Business Tips inventory control logistics shipping supply chain


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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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Supply Chain Risks Come from All Sides

Material Handling and Logistics

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. Rather than wait outside a Chinese port for an indeterminate amount of time and adding the risk of accrued cost and spoilage, the shipper could have relied on greater inventory visibility or supplier connectivity to find an alternative destination or customer.

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.

Top eCommerce marketplaces in Philippines


The stock warehouse with a vastly diverse inventory concept is still gaining prominence in the Philippines and hence specializes in procuring products that are unavailable in the country. Metrodeal has been gaining popularity at an impressive pace and has expanded its businesses to other South Asian nations like Indonesia and Thailand.

Navigating the Future in an Uncertain Political and Regulatory Environment


What US industrial leaders must now worry about is the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) which includes China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Brunei, Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, Cambodia, Indonesia and others. Emerging Issues in Supply Chain Forecasting Internet of Things Inventory Management Supply Chain Economics Supply Chain Management