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How To Effectively Run A Distribution Business In Indonesia?

Abivin

Distribution is one of the most important businesses in Indonesia with relevant activities of wholesale, import, export, and retail represented in the process. Transportation, packaging, and delivery are included in distribution steps. Image Source) I. Image Source ) 2.

Global Sourcing and Human Rights Go Hand in Hand

NC State SCRC

Low-cost country (LCC) sourcing is now a commonplace strategy for shrinking bottom line labor and material costs in most consumer products industries, including apparel, footwear, toys, and other manufactured products. Organizations continue to scour global markets for even lower labor rates, moving from Western China to the Pearl River, and now to Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Cambodia, and North Africa.

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The Pullback From China: Will it Be Harder for SMEs?

Logistics Bureau

Whether to relocate supply or manufacturing from China to another low-cost country or switch to a near-shoring or re-shoring strategy is not a decision to take lightly. Target countries for new production facilities include Vietnam, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Jordan.

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The Cost of Climate Change on Your Supply Chain

Kinaxis

The same can be true for evaluating different transportation options. Severe weather can cause substantial delays, or even total shutdowns, of certain routes or modes of transportation. Kevin O’Marah recently published his thoughts in a Forbes article, stating he believes a carbon tax applied to manufacturing and distribution is the way to go.

The Importance of Transparency in Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

Consumers, activists, and investors increasingly want to know the products they buy are sourced sustainably and ethically. Transparency, on the other hand, involves moral and ethical dimensions of activities associated with sourcing and manufacturing. sources of raw materials. Rootstock analysts explain, “Manufacturing supply chains need transparency throughout the process to avoid bad press outcomes from failures in the chain.”

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Trends 2021: Megatrends, Part Two

Enterra Insights

Most analysts believe the future looks bright for renewable energy sources. This means that ever-more of our energy system can become less reliant on traditional sources such as coal, oil, and natural gas, thereby reducing greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.”[3] ” Other energy trends include improvements in storage capacity to provide around-the-clock energy from renewable sources and advances in smart grid technology.

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Supply Chain Risk Management in 2021 and Beyond

Unleashed

Supply chain risk needs to be viewed holistically as it impacts on all areas of business from manufacturing, warehousing, distribution, and sales. Because many businesses operate under single-sourcing strategies they were unprepared for the shutdown of primary suppliers.

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

Logistics Bureau

Australian imports from China mainly comprise manufactured goods, including telecommunications equipment, IT products, furniture, home ware, clothing, toys, sports equipment, and televisions. Source Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Supply Chain Disruptions Are New Opportunities – LogiSYM October/November 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

It even took authorities some time to recognise the vital importance of warehouse logistics, supply chain continuity, truck drivers and other transport operators. Arising from the pandemic is risk diversification i.e. reducing sourcing risks from China.

Reversing globalisation: Near shoring, reshoring or staying put?

EFT

We have been living through remarkable times when it comes to manufacturing, technology and trade. The result was massively globalised trade, where finished products could have components from dozens of countries and require tens of thousands of transport miles.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Indonesia. Sourcing from far-flung countries such as China is leading to growing uncertainty about the actual supply of purchase orders. The supply chain solutions for the 24-hour economy lie primarily in a flexible IT platform which enables the various internal software applications, such as for manufacturing execution, warehouse management and transport planning, to be connected to external systems such as for customs handling.

Logistics Services Providers Shift Investment Focus Outside BRIC Markets

BluJay Solutions

According to a recent study with particular focus on logistics, logistics services providers are beginning to expand their strategic geographic focus (source: Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index 2013). Many manufacturers are seeking alternatives to BRIC countries, in particular China, as part of their future sourcing strategies. They have good transport and trade links not only with the BRIC countries, but with North America and the EU.

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Podcast: Roberto Reichard on Reducing the Carbon Footprint of Capital Projects

Requis

The biggest one was liquified natural gas (LNG) development in Indonesia on the island of Papua. The pressure to be more sustainable also comes from outside sources like governments, banks and customers.