Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation. Indonesia. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

How will logistics chains be affected by China’s Belt and Road projects?

EFT

Jakarta-Bandung high-speed rail, Indonesia. The 142-km Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway, connecting the Indonesian capital Jakarta with Bandung, is now under construction, after China and Indonesia signed an agreement in October 2015 to establish a joint venture to build and operate it.

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling & Logistics

Executives in a new survey, 2018 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, are divided about whether a new pact would help Mexico (24.3%); hurt Mexico (21.8%); or leave trade unchanged (25.7%).

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

Quintiq

I want to go straight into the heart of the fully automated container shipping terminal. There are more abundant, and still cheaper, labor pools in Malaysia and Indonesia. The future of container shipping port in Singapore, and many other places, is in your hands and minds!

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

Quintiq

It all depends on the price differences, delivery time, and cost of shipping. 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. Planet Planning Transport & Logistics

How will supply chains be affected by China’s Belt and Road projects?

EFT

Jakarta-Bandung high-speed rail, Indonesia. The 142-km Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway, connecting the Indonesian capital Jakarta with Bandung, is now under construction, after China and Indonesia signed an agreement in October 2015 to establish a joint venture to build and operate it.

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Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation. Indonesia. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

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. In 2011, Nigerian startup Mall for Africa, which ships American brands to Nigerian consumers, took in $17 million in 2014. A lot of that comes down to supply chain and logistics management.

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Top 6 Wholesale Distribution Trends for 2019

EMERGE App

Shipping costs are also expected to spike upwards. It raised its prowess from running mere factories to one that offered a complete value chain: from research and development to shipping and fulfillment. China, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Malaysia produced Japanese branded goods.

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. Many ship builders and ocean carriers overextended themselves while the economy was growing, and these expectations resulted in a huge amount of investment that has resulted in too many ships and carriers competing for too little cargo.

Amazon vs. Alibaba: A Battle for Southeast Asia

Elementum

2015 was a big year in terms of logistics and globalization for Amazon, who began making their way into the shipping industry, registering in China as a freight forwarder and a shipping broker for 12 routes, including Shanghai to Los Angeles and Hamburg.

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

EFT

The new company hopes to bring this new technology to ports, shipping, and logistics companies around the world. The joint venture will develop and bring to market a hyperloop transport system for seaport and inland shipping container operations.

Global electric vehicle demand drives scramble for fresh supplies of vital metals

EFT

Not only is the DRC difficult from a labor-rights perspective, the country also has a long history of violence and an inconsistent record of shipping mineral resources. Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE: FCX) developed the Grasberg mine in Indonesia.

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

Kinaxis

Buy online, ship direct to consumer, return to brick and mortar store. Buy via mobile, ship to a third party location (like work or a hotel). Or changing your logistics channels? The explosion of this sharing economy is also creating the uberization of logistics networks.

Responding to Disruptive Delivery Models & Rising e-Commerce in APAC

BluJay Solutions

With that, it is hardly surprising that the logistics industry is sharpening its offering and launching services aimed specifically at meeting the fast-changing needs of the multichannel retail market. same-day) services on parcel shipping. Indonesia for instance, is the single largest B2C e-commerce market in the region where it contributed to over a third of the Southeast Asia e-commerce market (in terms of Gross Merchandise Value).

Supply Chain Risks Come from All Sides

Material Handling & Logistics

In the early days of July, while most Americans slowed down to celebrate their country’s independence, a single ship sped toward China, racing against a series of new tariffs that would go into effect on July 6th. How technology can help increase visibility and reduce paperwork.

China’s Historic Silk Road is Resurrected from the Rubble

Elementum

With 64,000 km of rail route and highway proposed, we can anticipate some adjustment in the coming years for shipping and logistics operators — but in the long run the new routes may drastically reduce delivery and lead times for countless raw and finished materials, aiding a more seamless supply chain experience for Chinese companies and buyers of Chinese goods. China is leading an initiative to revive one of the largest feats of trade infrastructure the world has ever known.

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