How your Supply Chain can Learn from Taiwan’s Earthquake

Elementum

A 6.4-magnitude quake struck southern Taiwan early Saturday morning local time, killing at least seven and causing widespread structural damage. A TSMC facility in Tainan, southern Taiwan, reported that the quake broke “no more than one percent” of their wafers being manufactured.

Innovative Approaches to Supply Chain Risk

Kinaxis

A major earthquake in Taiwan. We have a problem.” The alternate source uses the same supplier in Taiwan. Efficiency programs like lean drove us to reduce suppliers and cut inventory.

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Chinese New Year Shutdown 2020: How to Prepare

ShipBob

Get prepared for the year of the rat with the best kind of red envelope, keeping your business in stock of inventory! Take a look at your past sales, and use them to determine your inventory needs ahead of time. Increase inventory. Need help with inventory planning?

Who Should Be In The Winner’s Circle?

Supply Chain Shaman

After six months of analysis, we decided the best fit was the combination of growth, inventory turns, operating margin, and Return on Invested Capital. Note that while the company drove improvement in margin, there is underperformance in inventory turns.

Prep Your Supply Chain for Super Typhoon Soudelor

Elementum

Super Typhoon Soudelor is set to hit Taiwan and China tomorrow, with a huge potential for supply chain disruption. Update 8/6/15, 22:38 PST: Typhoon Soudelor Forces Suspension of Ferry Services in Southeast Taiwan.

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Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Working capital management revolves around inventory, debtors and creditors. Taiwan, Province of China. Visuals cash checklist earn x turn finance inventory inventory days raw material risk Slimstock suppliers working capital

Asia, better brace yourself for Usagi! He’s not in a good mood…

Supply Chain View from the Field

The next big disaster of 2013 could be the Category 5 Typhoon Usagi that is set to hit Taiwan, Hong Kong and China Mainland this Sunday. Another element of a climate adaptation plan might be to hold a certain percentage of product in inventory vs. 100% just-in-time manufacturing.

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How to sell on Shopee – A complete guide for cross-border sellers

Vinculum

Though with a humble beginning, Shopee has established its presence across most southeast ASEAN countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Korea. The payment options are rather vast for buyers from the Philippines and Taiwan.

Top 15 Supply Chains to Admire from the Supply Chain Insights Conference

Kinaxis

While other “lists” use ROA, Inventory Turns and Revenue Growth, I find Lora’s science very objective. She is analyzing growth, inventory turns, operating margin, and return on invested capital, performance and improvement over time. . “

Top 6 Wholesale Distribution Trends for 2019

EMERGE App

Taiwan is a prime candidate to replace Chinese exports due to its proximity. A study suggested that drop in Chinese exports will affect Taiwan and Malaysia the most. These include the Philippines, Cambodia, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand. Introduction.

Outsourcing: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly – Lessons from Nortel Networks

NC State SCRC

The ODM’s in Taiwan have a single tech park where they all started. At the time – it was all in Taiwan, and over time it was moved more to manufacturing locations in China. When they declared chapter 11 – they left Flex with $400M of inventory.

Experts Suggest How to Slash Supply Chain Risk Properly

Supply Chain Opz

Clearly, redundancy (extra inventory, more suppliers, etc.) This is how Dell managed to make limited supply of different products to meet demand after the Taiwan earthquake. Developing supply chain risk mitigation strategy can be a time consuming task. To tackle risks timely, we invite experts to explain what strategy really works.

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How to Sell on Zalora Step by Step Guide for Beginners

Vinculum

Starting with Malaysia, it has widened its reach to Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, Hong Kong, Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam, Taiwan, Australia, and New Zealand. Zalora is one of the leading names in Asia’s e-retail business.

Supply Chain Opportunities in China

Supply Chain Movement

In 2007, the Dutch producer of pushchairs relocated its factory from Taiwan to the free trade zone close to Xiamen in China. That leads to extra inventory and extra costs and hence necessitates a substantial level of turnover in order to be financially feasible.

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Top 13 Asian eCommerce Marketplaces

Vinculum

Operating in over 200 countries with more than 100 million products in its inventory, the Jack Ma-founded giants help wholesalers in China connect with 200-odd businesses around the world. An exploding population has its benefits too as China has proven repeatedly over the years.

Distribution in China takes a detour

Supply Chain Movement

In 2007, the Dutch producer of pushchairs relocated its factory from Taiwan to the free trade zone close to Xiamen in China. That leads to extra inventory and extra costs and hence necessitates a substantial level of turnover in order to be financially feasible.

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Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Taiwan, Province of China. Such a system enables those companies to fulfil orders flexibly by dispatching the goods from various inventory points (e.g. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux.

Preparing the Supply Chain for the Hurricane Season

Enterra Insights

this season, an above-average year is anticipated for East Asia that could affect production of consumer electronics sourced from China and Taiwan and more advanced technology products from Japan and nearby regions.”[1] It’s essential that businesses optimize their inventory ahead of hurricanes to mitigate the effects of these factors. Organizations are often counseled to prepare for the unexpected. Even better advice is to prepare for the expected.

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What Kind of Visibility Into Your Supply Chain Do You Really Need, and How Do You Get It?

Oracle SCM

Most companies weren't buying from China or Taiwan or Malaysia like they are today. One will say, "Keeping our inventory down." Richard Cushing is principal/consultant for Cushing & Associates.

The Supply Chain’s Vision Problem

Enterra Insights

Most companies weren’t buying from China or Taiwan or Malaysia like they are today.”[4] Point of sale data tracks exactly how many black shirts in size medium were sold yesterday, then meshes with inventory management technology to generate demand predictions that then prompt production of more (or less). Supply chain visibility remains elusive despite decades pursuing it.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Chris Darbyshire, VP Operations at Softchoice!

Supply Chain Game Changer

I spent almost 20 years between IBM and Celestica primarily focused on Global Supply Chain, Global Operations and Inventory Management. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. What is the Digital Supply Chain?

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. Taiwan, Province of China.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

To anticipate and respond to high customer demand, a modern Transportation Management System (TMS) needs to optimize inventory allocation. A TMS with inventory allocation enables shippers to monitor shipments down to the package level. Taiwan, Province of China.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Inventory stock turns in Days. Inventory management. Inventory levels. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right.

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Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Taiwan, Province of China. Finally, the system should enable intelligent inventory location management to ensure optimal on-shelf availability for the end customers. The world is becoming smaller and larger at the same time through globalization and the internet.

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

Supply Chain Movement

Taiwan, Province of China. Management at the helm. Some companies have a well-developed sales & operations planning (S&OP) process as a safeguard for structured decision-making.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Taiwan, Province of China. After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014.

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Seasoned Leadership in Action! An Interview with Leonard Han!

Supply Chain Game Changer

It was with the use of inventory models such as EOQ, Safety Stock, Fixed Lead-time and Demand Forecasting to ensure that Operations is not interrupted. The waste created due to low volume shipping, stock of products in forward stocking locations (FSLs) which result in duplication of inventory.

Yes, I am a Zealot. I Still Believe. Do You?

Supply Chain Shaman

Most companies have made their own organizations more efficient (ROA), but they have not reduced inventories and they have pushed costs back in the supply chain on suppliers that are less able to bear them. I take supply chain seriously. My friends might tell you TOO seriously.

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

In higher-traffic markets, Advance Auto Parts has “hub” stores that keep more inventory in-stock to give customers what they need when they need it. Foot Locker @footlocker Foot Locker makes it easy for customers to shop the way they want to shop by improving inventory visibility.

Top eCommerce marketplaces in Philippines

Vinculum

The stock warehouse with a vastly diverse inventory concept is still gaining prominence in the Philippines and hence Galleon.ph The popularity of the website has seen it expand its wings to Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, Thailand, Vietnam, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.

Justifying Investments in Risk Avoidance

Supply Chain @ MIT

Insurance companies face this issue when selling disruption insurance, or when trying to convince manufacturers to reduce both the likelihood and impact of business interruptions through measures such as increasing inventory levels and developing alternative suppliers. Relief and resilience.

How Blockchain Can Transform the Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

Neither can records of inventory, warehousing conditions, delivery times and dates, and so on. Currently, three partners in Israel and Taiwan accept this. Supply chain has become complicated. Some would say cumbersome.

Land challenges for Hong Kong's logistics sector

EFT

The National 12th Five-Year Plan specifically calls for strategies and tactics to enhance Hong Kong’s status as an international financial, trading and shipping centre; and also for Hong Kong to develop into a high-value goods inventory management and regional distribution centre (RDC).

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

As many shippers front-loaded inventory in the second half of 2018—especially the fourth quarter—to avoid potential tariff increases, the market saw drastic volume increases beyond what we’ve come to expect from years’ past. Higher inventories to avoid tariffs.