How Tech-Enabled Logistics Would be at Center of E-Commerce Growth

Loginext

The World Bank has said logistical costs swallow up around a quarter of Indonesia’s gross domestic product, citing bottlenecks in supply chains, long dwelling times in ports and lengthy trade clearances.

“Too Big to Fail”: 10 Things you Need to Know About El Niño

Elementum

This should keep prices low and shipping lanes open. During the 1997 El Niño, droughts in Indonesia and Argentina caused mining activity to halt, raising prices of copper, zinc, and nickel. Typhoons can disrupt air and ship travel in Southeast Asia.

Large Shipping Losses Have Declined 38% over Past 10 Years

Material Handling & Logistics

There were 94 total losses reported around the shipping world in 2017, down 4% year-on-year -- the second lowest in 10 years after 2014. There were 94 total losses reported around the shipping world in 2017, down 4% year-on-year (98) -- the second lowest in 10 years after 2014.

What’s Looming for Transpacific Ocean Shipments this Peak Season?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Reoccurring events—like the holiday season—used to provide some level of predictability to ocean shipping trends in the transpacific eastbound (TPEB) trade lane. Normally, we see a rush in ocean shipping just before the Chinese New Year (CNY). Peak shipping season will be here soon.

What happens after you toss a recyclable plastic container in the recycle bin?

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Since China banned the import of plastic waste (except the cleanest plastics) in late 2017, America has been shipping its plastic waste to other countries including: Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Turkey, etc. . Christopher Tang. .

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.

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. E-commerce is expanding at lightning speed.

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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.

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!

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.

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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The Cost of Climate Change on Your Supply Chain

Kinaxis

That means placing higher value on commodities that don’t need to be packed or shipped – things like ideas and great content, and other assets that can easily be transmitted digitally.

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.

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). by Alexa Cheater If there’s one thing you can count on in supply chain, it’s that things will change. Often.

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.

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

Material Handling & Logistics

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.

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

Kinaxis

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.

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling & Logistics

The Index, in its ninth year, ranks 50 emerging markets countries by factors that make them attractive to logistics providers, freight forwarders, shipping lines, air cargo carriers and distributors.

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.

5 Ways To Improve Your Import-Export Business Now

EMERGE App

Or, if you’re lucky to deal with tropical islands like Indonesia , Thailand and the Philippines , do remember the concept of island time. For exporters, calculating CBM and printing packing lists are a necessary but tedious step in the shipping process. Introduction.

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

BluJay Solutions

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). With global giants like Amazon and Alibaba using their supply chains as a way to gain a competitive advantage, smaller retailers risk being left behind. .

Expect Uncertainty for Inbound Shipments into Asia and China

CH Robinson Transportfolio

trade war, and the trade conflict between Japan-Korea all impact today’s shipping market. Robinson’s coverage of these and other disruptions has focused on what it means for companies shipping into North America. Indonesia expected to maintain growth.

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Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Indonesia. Eyefortransport is currently seeing major consolidation occurring in the shipping industry and expects to see further moves as logistics providers look to take advantage of e-commerce, cross-border trade and shifting global demand. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

Southeast Asian Pirates: Nothing to Shiver your Timbers Over

Elementum

There is chance of a rise in insurer premiums for ships that travel that area, which could lead to increased shipping costs. However, shipping companies should be aware of the risk, and manufacturers should keep an eye out for increased shipping rates.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Indonesia. Eyefortransport is currently seeing major consolidation occurring in the shipping industry and expects to see further moves as logistics providers look to take advantage of e-commerce, cross-border trade and shifting global demand. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

China and the global textile machinery

Exapro Hub

Number of draw-texturing spindles and shuttle-less looms that were shipped increased by 23% and 13%. Most of the new short-staple spindles (95%) are shipped to Asia. Shipments to Indonesia surged 135% year-on-year. Indonesia: 26% / 40%. With a population of over than 1.4