Roadblocks to Sustainable Logistics in India’s Auto Industry

Supply Chain @ MIT

But the industry still faces many complex logistics challenges. A study carried out by the Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISI) and the Indian Institute of Management suggests that expanding the industry’s use of water […]. Featured Strategy Sustainability Transportation Uncategorized auto industry supply chains car manufacturing in India Malaysia Institute Supply Chain Innovation sustainable supply chains

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Capturing the Business Benefits of Student-Industry Collaboration

Supply Chain @ MIT

Across the MIT Global SCALE Network, the MIT Center for Transportation &Logistics (MIT CTL), the Zaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC), the Malaysia Institute for Supply […]. There are many ways in which companies can collaborate with supply chain research centers.

Speed Bumps on the Road to Growth for China’s 3PLs

Supply Chain @ MIT

China’s logistics industry is gaining in importance and developing rapidly to support the nation’s manufacturing sector. The key strengths of the logistics industry in China that emerged from the study include good transportation connectivity and new infrastructure.

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Sector collaboration on sustainability accelerates, as a sixth industry creates an initiative with EcoVadis

EcoVadis

EcoVadis was recently chosen as an independent third-party solution provider for the new “ Responsible Beauty Initiative ,” which is a procurement initiative created by four European leaders in the cosmetics industry (Clarins, Coty, Groupe Rocher and L’Oréal) as well as all of their suppliers.

Supply Chain Solutions: What You Can Learn From the Semiconductor Industry

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Supply Chain Solutions: What You Can Learn From the Semiconductor Industry | Transportfolio. Companies in technology-based industries are vulnerable to becoming obsolete unless they can quickly assess their biggest supply chain challenges and apply the right resources to solve problems.

A planning guide for beverage manufacturers in Asia

Quintiq

You could either build a new plant in the Philippines or alternate short runs in your existing plants in Malaysia. In Malaysia, you could parcel the large shipments between multiple plants or lines.

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

Quintiq

The fall in oil prices transformed the global oil & gas industry. The industry is now recovering as prices have started to rise again, but the downturn has been a catalyst for continued evolution. Let’s take a look at what’s going on in the industry in this era of transformation.

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Is Soy the Next Palm Oil?

EHS Sustainability Knowledge at Work

According to 2016 FAO data , more than 80% of palm oil was produced in just two countries: Indonesia (53%) and Malaysia (29%). As such, the Chinese soy industry, under the Sustainable Soy Trade Platform , is developing China Responsible Soy Sourcing Guidelines.

Bristlecone Flash – February 2019

Bristlecone

In the past three months alone, we’ve worked with clients in dozens of countries – USA, UK, India, Thailand, Romania, Vietnam, China, Malaysia, Canada, Germany, UAE, Taiwan, Indonesia and many more. INDUSTRY INNOVATOR. AMERICAN CORPORATE APPAREL COMPANY SELECTS BRISTLECONE.

Top 6 Wholesale Distribution Trends for 2019

EMERGE App

But I’m sure many of you in the wholesale and distribution business are thinking: “ What does 2019 hold for the wholesale and distribution industry? Our customers run small and medium-sized businesses in all industries. Introduction.

Plan for greater success: What experts said at Quintiq World Tour Singapore 2015

Quintiq

At the Singapore stop of the Quintiq World Tour this year, our panel of industry influencers delved into these topics and more. Charlie Macdonald (Industry Executive for Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics, Telstra): We’re on this journey of transformation towards customer centricity.

DHL Supply Chain partners Tetra Pak to implement its first digital twin warehouse in Asia Pacific

EFT

Tetra Pak is the world’s leading food processing and packaging solutions company serving the needs of hundreds of millions of people in more than 160 countries, and we are proud to play a part in their vision to make food safe and available everywhere,” said Jerome Gillet, CEO, DHL Supply Chain Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines. “By DHL Supply Chain has implemented an integrated supply chain solution for Tetra Pak’s warehouse in Singapore, one of its largest globally.

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

Elementum

That’s good news for agriculture and manufacturing in the state, two industries that rely heavily on almost nonexistent water. A shorter monsoon season in Indonesia, the Philippines, and Malaysia will help miners procure more materials, used heavily in the electronics industry.

This Week in Logistics News (November 17-21, 2014)

Talking Logistics

The solutions help customers across a number of industry verticals, including third-party logistics (3PL), food and beverage, retail and healthcare, improve transportation efficiency and reduce the cost of delivering goods. I’m guessing it’s summer.

Modern Slavery in Today’s Supply Chains

Kinaxis

Modern slavery is one of the supply chain industry’s dirty little secrets, but thankfully, governments in the US and UK are attempting to wash it clean, working to put a stop to a problem that should never have been allowed to exist in the first place.

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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Bristlecone Launches SAP Ariba Cloud Connection for Informatica Cloud Data Integration

Bristlecone

Bristlecone, part of the $19B Mahindra Group, has built accelerated industry solutions and integrations for the past 20 years, helping organizations maximize ROI from their existing enterprise technology landscape leveraging best of the breed solutions in the cloud. SAN JOSE, Calif.

Multiple Constraints of Route Planning in ASEAN

Abivin

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is a major global hub of manufacturing and trade, as well as one of the fastest-growing markets in the world with a consumer base of more than 600 million, an expanding labor force and a soaring E-commerce industry.

What you should know about ASEAN Last Mile Delivery

Abivin

The logistics industry in ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) is thriving in recent years, making it a huge logistics hub for both domestic and foreign investors. Yet other less developed countries, like Laos and Myanmar, are still lagging behind in the industry.

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Why Can’t The Supply Chain Get Rid of Abuse?

Material Handling & Logistics

In Malaysia last year, for instance, a supplier to Samsung and Panasonic was found confiscating passports of workers and subjecting them to long periods of standing without adequate rest and restricted toilet breaks—a textbook case of modern slavery.

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The End of Retail

Elementum

To survive in the retail industry, companies should be ready to invest in innovation and know which markets to focus on. Some industries, however, remain impenetrable for e-commerce. In the retail industry, companies should never turn a blind eye to change. Industry News

RELEX Solutions Strengthens Asia Pacific Presence with New Partnership

RELEX Solutions

Melbourne, Victoria headquartered, FMCG Retail will sell, implement and provide consultation on RELEX’ solutions and services across the region, having worked with brands in Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Australia and New Zealand. We’re thrilled to find a team of seasoned local industry experts to partner with, and FMCG Retail are perfectly placed to boost our entry into a new market.”. Read PDF.

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Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. Malaysia. Last year was one of the busiest on record in terms of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the logistics industry. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Want a 25 page KPI report for your industry? Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right. Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Which ones to use?…

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Chronic Risks for Electronics: Human Rights and Forced Labor

EcoVadis

Human rights abuse is often more egregious in the electronics sector than other industries since the parts are almost exclusively made in some of the poorest countries in the world.

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

NC State SCRC

Faced with stiff price competition in their home markets, the apparel industry was one of the first to adopt the outsourced supply chain concept (Wieland and Handfield, 2013; 2014). By deploying the “fast fashion” business model, the apparel industry began to outsource garment manufacture to suppliers and subcontractors in low-cost countries, such as China, India, Vietnam, Malaysia, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. Industrial Marketing Management 29, 65–83.

Logistics Services Providers Shift Investment Focus Outside BRIC Markets

BluJay Solutions

These countries will provide some interesting challenges for the logistics industry in terms of geography – Kazakhstan for example is effectively landlocked and features extremely difficult terrain and limited infrastructure – and political stability.

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Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Malaysia. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market.

Why Global Trade Agreements must be part of your supply chain planning: Guest Post by Tim Barnes

NC State SCRC

In a highly competitive world, where cents on the dollar savings are typically the difference between hitting EBITAR targets and gaining market share, and being left behind, understanding the opportunities and threats that free trade agreements provide to a specific industry or company, are critical. Today’s guest blog is posted by Timothy Barnes, who I met through the SCRC.

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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. injuries are “normal” in this industry). In addition, a human resources person who has expertise in industrial relations, who is dedicated to the role and knows how to negotiate with a union representative, is a critical component of factory management.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Malaysia. Trends for high-tech industry. The high-tech industry are currently facing a tsunami of external trends. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way.

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling & Logistics

Supply chain industry executives are split sharply about how Mexico will fare if it is able to agree with the United States and Canada on terms to update the North American Free Trade Agreement. . Malaysia remained the leader for smaller emerging markets.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

Adequate demand planning and accurate inventory investments are key to successful supply chain management in this fast-moving industry. Malaysia. The fashion and luxury goods market is a dynamic industry by nature.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. Malaysia. Last year was one of the busiest on record in terms of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the logistics industry. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

China Flexes Its Global Logistics Muscle

Material Handling & Logistics

This is truly a brilliant plan on China’s part,” explains David Gonsalvez, CEO of the Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation, which is part of the MIT Global Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence Network. For example, China is Malaysia’s top trading partner.

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