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. Image Source) I. 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.

Supply Chain Planning in Emerging Markets: Four Points to Remember

ToolsGroup

Supply chain planning in emerging markets is different. And while each market can be unique, we found a few repeating themes in our own experience and from sources including Gartner and our customers Procter and Gamble (P&G) and Cipla Medpro. Now supply chain professionals have another different set of challenges on how to get product to the entire country where consumer-oriented outlets (i.e. Blog Supply Chain Planning

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Responsible sourcing and palm oil – a #ProvenanceLive recap

Provenance

They assess the major players in key commodities on the most important environmental, social and governance issues present in those supply chains and work with them to improve engagement and transparency. Aim to source 100% certified RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil). Get to know your supply chain. Sourcing palm oil responsibly and sustainably is nuanced and can be complex. Movement beauty food supply chain SUSTAINABILITY Transparency

The Pros and Cons: International and Domestic Sourcing

Unleashed

It’s easy to oversimplify the differences between sourcing for parts locally or internationally. When considering where to purchase from, the prevailing idea seems to be that domestic sourcing allows for better control and shorter lead time, but international sourcing is more cost-effective. Let’s compare the strengths and weaknesses of both international and domestic sourcing options. International Sourcing. Reaping the benefits of international sourcing.

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. They are demanding more supply chain transparency. ”[1] They add, “The reasons for this increased interest are clear: Companies are under pressure from governments, consumers, NGOs, and other stakeholders to divulge more information about their supply chains, and the reputational cost of failing to meet these demands can be high.”

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The Cost of Climate Change on Your Supply Chain

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater On the heels of the United Nations Paris Climate Change Conference , now seemed like an appropriate time to revisit an often talked about supply chain topic. The impact of climate change on your supply chain operations. Tumultuous weather is perhaps the most commonly thought of supply chain risk related to Earth’s climbing temperature. In 2014, three of the top five biggest supply chain disruptions were related to natural disasters.

How COVID – 19 Might Shape the Future of China Sourcing and Manufacture

Logistics Bureau

COVID-19 and the Future of China Sourcing and Manufacture. The disruption to global supply chains caused by Beijing’s decision to close factories and lock down cities to contain COVID-19 has jolted Western companies into rejigging their supply chains, with economists predicting that globalisation as we know it will never be the same again. Indonesia. The Pros: Strong supply chain and logistics culture. Covid 19 Global Sourcing

This is Not a Supply Chain Storm to Weather!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Supply Chain Storm article and permission to publish here provided by Bryce Boothby. The supply chain has experienced some instantaneous changes – for both B2C and B2B. Supermarket chains can’t keep their shelves stocked while retailers have warehouses full of unsold inventory. However, now that supply chains are business networks, every impacted link affects the whole ecosystem. Subscribe Here!

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

These developments impact Original Equipment Manufacturers, both at strategic level and at operational level within their supply chains. Together with service provider Arvato, Supply Chain Movement has created a mindmap outlining the route for high-tech supply chains, including road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0. Indonesia. Challenges for high-tech supply chain.

Supply Chain Risks Come from All Sides

Material Handling and Logistics

But as is often the case in the world of supply chain, the ship did not come in as planned. However, in a world where most of the information about a supply chain exists outside of the enterprise, visibility is a fundamental part of managing risk. Businesses that have end-to-end visibility of their supply chain are able to react to change more quickly and reduce the harmful effects of a breakdown somewhere along the way.

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

Material Handling and Logistics

As climate change drives up the regularity of natural disasters, supply chains must rely on real time data to thrive. . . . . 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. Supply Chains at Risk. How then can your business protect itself from the risks of such overwhelming supply chain disruptions?

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Such huge pressure on sales is also dragging the supply chain department(s) towards an ever-higher service level. Together with Consafe Logistics, a supplier of supply chain execution software, Supply Chain Movement has created this Supply Chain Execution Mindmap to outline the route, including road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please Mindmap Supply Chain Execution 24/7. Indonesia.

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

Elementum

Welcome to the third installment of Supply Chain Spotlight, Elementum’s interview series. We speak with the most influential people in today’s global supply chain. Each interview is a conversation about the most important topics and tasks facing supply chain professionals all over the world. Professor Hau Lee realized he could make a difference in the supply chain after taking a sabbatical. Supply chain is interdisciplinary.

Shortages in Medical Supplies Linked to Imports

Logistics Trends and Insights

Medical supply shortages are being reported across the U.S. Tariffs were placed on medical supplies from China in 2018 and only lifted in March of this year because of the pandemic. Other countries including South Korea, India, and Taiwan, as well, are blocking exports of medical supplies to save them for their own citizens, leaving the U.S. Indonesia. Air Cargo Asia Pacific China Supply chain risks Trade Globalization Medical Supplies

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So Your Supply Chain is Banning Bangladesh….and Going to Cambodia?: “The Ugliest Race to the Bottom”

Supply Chain View from the Field

In our ongoing discussion of labor and human rights violations in the supply chain, we’ve discussed in prior posts the problems that occurred in Bangladesh resulting in over 700 dead. Companies like Nike and Disney have publicly stated that they are not going to Bangladesh for apparel sourcing in the future.

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.

How to Manage Risk and Boost Transparency in the Raw Material Supply Chain

EcoVadis

As conflict minerals continue to find their way into supply chains of major western corporations, businesses need to place more emphasis on due diligence and explore new technologies to increase transparency. tin from Indonesia). Increasing Due Diligence in the Cobalt Supply Chain. The London Metal Exchange just released a positon paper on responsible sourcing with special transitional provision for cobalt.

In Chains: How to Approach Human Trafficking in your Supply Chain

Elementum

Human trafficking – the recruitment of workers by means of force or deception – is rife in essentially every supply chain, which means that most products with global supply chains have, at some point, been touched by someone forced into labor.Although many companies are attempting to eliminate forced labor in their supply chains, recent studies show that human trafficking is still prevalent. Are You Linked to Forced Labor?

Is Soy the Next Palm Oil?

UL EHS- Sustainability

According to 2016 FAO data , more than 80% of palm oil was produced in just two countries: Indonesia (53%) and Malaysia (29%). And it is these extra layers of supply chain that create more complexity for those at the end of the chain, such as manufacturers and retailers. As such, the Chinese soy industry, under the Sustainable Soy Trade Platform , is developing China Responsible Soy Sourcing Guidelines.

Analytics Should Focus on A Culture of Factory Safety for Workers in Low Cost Country Manufacturing

NC State SCRC

This will never work – particularly as we move into an era of global outsourcing and contract manufacturing in low cost countries such as Vietnam, India, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Indonesia, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, and others in Asia. In this respect, seeking a relationship between audit work violations as a predictor for work disruptions would be a productive avenue for global sourcing managers and analytic exploration.

Recent RSPO Certification Suspension Sets a Precedent in Palm Oil Supply Chains

EcoVadis

In 2015, Indonesia became the worldwide number one palm oil producer. Indonesia also hosts large tropical forests sheltering endangered species directly threatened as forests are converted for palm oil production. Introduced in 2008, the Certified Sustainable Palm Oil (CSPO) scheme certifies producers/growers and also grants chain of custody certification along the value chain.

Needed: A New Way to Manage Risk in Low Cost Countries

NC State SCRC

As organizations have expanded their supply chains globally, they have moved to outsourced manufacturing that reduces cost, but which also exposes their brand to greater risk. Instead of brand versus brand or store versus store, it is now suppliers—brand—store versus suppliers—brand—store, or supply chain versus supply chain,” as Lambert and Cooper [1] highlighted in a seminal research article in 2000. 2000): Issues in Supply Chain Management.

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

Logistics Bureau

These figures indicate the extent of Australia’s exposure to the severe supply chain disruption being experienced in China, following the outbreak of the Coronavirus epidemic in December. Let’s take a closer look at how Australia’s exports to, and imports from, China are being impacted by the supply chain disruptions: How Exports Have Been Affected. Source Australian Bureau of Statistics. A Testing Time for Australian Supply Chain Operators.

Supply Chain Risk and Climate Change, Part 1

Enterra Insights

Despite the fact prominent governments are willing to ignore the dangers of climate change, supply chain professionals can’t. In the first part of this three-part series, I want to discuss what scientists and supply chain experts are saying about climate change. Supply chain professionals take notice (or at least they should) whenever risks that could cause supply chain disruptions are discussed. supply chain?

New: Global Trade Map 2016

Supply Chain Movement

In collaboration with Amber Road, Supply Chain Movement has put together this Global EU Trade Map which provides an overview of current EU trade agreements and an insight into potential trade risks and how to mitigate them. By Supply Chain Movement in collaboration with Amber Road. Indonesia. Visuals Aberdeen Research Amber Road customs duties FTA Global Trade Map international trade PTA risk SAA Supply Chain Media Supply Chain Movement trade agreements

‘91% of corporate experts say transparency increases shopper trust’: report & roundup

Provenance

Source: Futerra ). As Tony Henshaw, Chief Sustainability Office of Aditya Birla Group puts it: “To build sustainable value chains, we will have to provide consumers with the information they need to make decisions. That means we need to map our value chains and build higher levels of transparency over time.”. By 2050 there could be more plastic than fish in the ocean’: businesses sign commitment to New Plastics Economy targets tackling plastic at source.

The Urgency To Transform Vietnam Cold Chain Logistics

Abivin

,The Vietnamese Cold Chain’s potential to develop is evaluated to be ranked 17th worldwide (1). Vietnamese Cold Chain - a lucrative potential, yet untapped industry. In the context of newly signed trade agreements, transforming the cold chain is an ultimate goal.

What you should know about ASEAN Last Mile Delivery

Abivin

The shipment of goods to their final destination, referred to as last mile delivery in the supply chain, accounts for 30% of total logistics cost. Source The logistics landscape also varies across ASEAN countries. Other agile logistics markets include Indonesia, with their logistics sector expected to grow by up to 16% annually by 2020. Most ASEAN countries now rely on human resources for most of their supply chain management. Source 3.

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The Urgency To Transform Vietnam's Cold Chain Logistics

Abivin

The Vietnamese Cold Chain’s potential to develop is evaluated to be ranked 17th worldwide (1). Recently, with a number of , new trade agreements , a new goal for Vietnam in the current context is set to become a smarter cold chain that can fully exploit its potential.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

Supply Chain Movement and software vendor Eyefreight have developed this checklist to provide to pinpoint the key drivers of Freight Spend Management. By consolidating at the source, several shipments can be combined into one, thereby reducing the number of shipments even before the shipments arrive at the Logistics Service Provider (LSP). Indonesia. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend.

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

Supply Chain Movement

Those companies take an integral view of supply and demand, including the financial impact of mediumterm risks. Supply Chain Media and consultancy firm Involvation have developed this checklist to provide insight into the added value and the potential of your current S&OP process. However, there must be consensus within the organisation about definitions and the right source of information for important reports. Indonesia. Management at the helm.

A time of transition: 3 key trends for oil & gas in 2018

DELMIA Quintiq

Natural gas is a suitable source of energy to fuel the need for heat and the power, making it an influential player on the market. The current top seven exporters of LNG in the world are Qatar, Australia, Malaysia, Nigeria, Indonesia, Algeria and Russia. SHIFT IN THE ENERGY SUPPLY. An interesting point from BP’s perspective – which was highlighted in the group CEO Bob Dudley’s presentation – was that by 2040, 25% of the supply would be energy and the rest 75% oil and gas.

Bristlecone Flash – February 2019

Bristlecone

In January, Bristlecone kicked off an end-to-end supply chain assessment and diagnostic project for a provider of corporate apparel and business services. This is the first in a multi-phase SAP project aimed at transforming the client’s supply chain environment to increase order fill rates and reduce lost revenue. BRISTLECONE DEPLOYS SAP ARIBA STRATEGIC SOURCING SUITE. 9-11, at MIT, and be part of the community shaping the future of supply chains.

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. 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. A lot of that comes down to supply chain and logistics management. Sourcing from multiple countries can present a headache. E-commerce is expanding at lightning speed.

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

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

To find out the truth, a group of reporters from the Guardian (a leading newspaper in the UK) tracked down the supply chain operations of US plastic waste and presented a chilling report in [link]. . 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. . Source: The Guardian.