Dealing with the Climate in Your Thailand Warehouse Design

Logistics Bureau

In general, design considerations for warehouses in Thailand differ little from anywhere else in the world. For example, while not unique to this country, issues such as heat and high humidity must be allowed for in many aspects supply chain operation in Thailand, warehouse design included. Either way, for warehouses in Thailand that house largely manual operations, adding some form of climate control will make a marked difference to productivity.

Thailand Ecommerce Logistics for ASEAN Enterprises: Should You Go Local?

Logistics Bureau

The ecommerce market in Thailand has never been healthier and all the signs indicate huge potential for growth in the next few years. With the Thai government’s Thailand 4.0 Statistic: By 2022, Thailand’s ecommerce market is expected to be worth around $5.8 That said though, there are some generic pros and cons of local versus cross-border strategies for ecommerce logistics in Thailand. The ability to operate without substantially increasing inventory levels.

Innovative Approaches to Supply Chain Risk

Kinaxis

This scenario played out for thousands of companies after the Japan earthquake, the Thailand floods and numerous other smaller scale disasters. Efficiency programs like lean drove us to reduce suppliers and cut inventory.

Elephant in the Room: Thoughts on Metrics That Matter in Semiconductor and Hard Disk Drives

Kinaxis

Understanding inventory planning will take on a new dynamic. Reliance on suppliers beyond the US borders has extended the length of the supply chain, and opened it up to significantly more risk, as demonstrated by the impact of the Thailand flooding on both the Semiconductor and HDD segments.

Thailand Distribution Network Design: Should You Optimise or Wait?

Logistics Bureau

Big changes are on the cards for Thailand’s transportation infrastructure, assuming the government’s plans to upgrade road and rail networks between now and 2022 come to fruition. No doubt if you rely on a distribution network to supply customers in Thailand, you have been keeping an interested eye on developments, as at some point, they may provide opportunities to reduce logistics costs for your business. Statistic: Thailand’s planned infrastructure upgrade is worth US$25.2

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Working capital management revolves around inventory, debtors and creditors. Thailand. Visuals cash checklist earn x turn finance inventory inventory days raw material risk Slimstock suppliers working capital10 questions to assess working capital management.

Your supply chain is costing you money – Reason #5 Not having a supply chain risk management process

Kinaxis

We saw this type of issue over the past several years with the Japan earthquake / Tsunami in and with the Thailand floods. If your demand decreases, you have excess inventory or idle capacity. by John Westerveld Reason #5: Not having a supply chain risk management process.

Don’t risk falling behind: 3 things you can do to start mastering analytics

AIMMS

Liberty Global , the world’s largest TV and broadband company, integrated advanced analytics into their S&OP to improve inventory rotation times and demand accuracy. PTT , Thailand’s largest oil and gas company, leveraged analytics for network optimization using an AIMMS App.

My Vision for Supply Chain 2020? Deep Integration!

Arkieva

If I look at retailers it is still common to have private label suppliers stuffed with inventory, central or regional DC’s stuffed with inventory and shops stuffed with inventories. I was lucky to pursue a Phd in multi-echelon inventory optimization.

The Cost to Serve Bangkok Customers… And Why it Matters

Logistics Bureau

In this short article, I’m going to explain why not knowing the cost to serve (CTS) is a mistake that could be limiting the profitability of your business operations in Thailand. You see, the costs you incur in running your supply chain make up a significant part of your overall business expenses, and in Thailand, there are plenty of logistics challenges that, left unaddressed, may be costing more than you realise. Thailand Cost to Serve Analysis: What it Can Reveal.

Spotlight on Ocean Shipping in The Transpacific Eastbound Lane

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Customers have asked us if there may be enough surplus inventory on the move so that Chinese New Year will have less of an impact on shipping than in previous years, in spite of the tariffs. A few have already started importing from Thailand, Vietnam, and India instead of China.

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Forced Labor in Seafood Supply Chains

EcoVadis

Western multinationals linked to these practices through their supply chains into damage control and Western governments responded by imposing trade sanctions on Thailand. Thailand, the target of much of the attention in Southeast Asia, is the third largest seafood exporter in the world.

Experts Suggest How to Slash Supply Chain Risk Properly

Supply Chain Opz

Clearly, redundancy (extra inventory, more suppliers, etc.) This is how Western digital managed to restore its operations after the flood in Thailand much sooner than its competitors. - 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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Top 6 Wholesale Distribution Trends for 2019

EMERGE App

China, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Malaysia produced Japanese branded goods. Other likely recipients may include Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, and the Philippines. Less affected are Singapore, South Korea, and Thailand. Introduction.

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. . “

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Thailand. 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. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market.

This Week in Logistics News (September 15-19, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Menlo Logistics Opening New Multi-client Warehouse in Ladkrabang, Thailand. Are you attending the CSCMP Annual Global Conference next week? If so, let’s connect.

Congratulating our Real Results and ICON Award Winners

JDA software

Sprint was using spreadsheets and databases to forecast and plan its network inventory purchases. With this strong foundation, Sprint can move from a monthly Network Inventory & Operational Planning process to a bi-weekly or weekly process if desired.

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. Thailand. Companies must invest in and balance their inventories more wisely to ensure optimal on-shelf availability in all commercial outlets.

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. Thailand.

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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One Man’s Trash: How Blockchain Can Target Food Waste to Help End World Hunger

Material Handling & Logistics

Much of the food waste produced around the world can be traced back to inconsistencies in the supply chain: inventories aren’t recorded, suppliers aren’t informed, and quality isn’t taken into account.

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Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Thailand. 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

Thailand. Management at the helm. Some companies have a well-developed sales & operations planning (S&OP) process as a safeguard for structured decision-making. Those companies take an integral view of supply and demand, including the financial impact of mediumterm risks.

Hanjin Bankruptcy Demonstrates Fragility of Ocean Freight Market Prior to “Black November”

NC State SCRC

This challenge has been also impacted by the growing discontent on the part of retailers and customers who are unhappy with the trend towards larger slow-steaming ships, which leaves more inventory on the water for a longer period of time. 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.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

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

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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. Inventory management software such as EMERGE App allows you to use as many currencies as you need in your business. Introduction.

Cost To Serve – A Smarter Way to Improved Supply Chain Profitability

Logistics Bureau

For example, a CTS analysis may show you that customers ordering directly from you at your factory also generate lower costs in transport and inventory costs. Supply chains are complex entities.

Resilient and Cost Efficient Supply Chains

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Relatively few managers have done much to protect their supply chains from critical, costly disruptions, even though they know that disasters like the 2011 Japan tsunami and Thailand floods can hit business for months, a recent MIT Sloan Management Review article notes. Addressing the risk of a fire in a supply plant may require a company to hold additional inventory, which it can’t do “without a substantial loss in cost efficiency,” the article says. “By

Spotlight on: 7 Key Warehouse Processes

Logistics Bureau

This contradiction in terms is probably best explained by the Thai phrase; ‘Same, same, but different’ This phrase is used widely in Thailand to explain to naive tourists (such as myself) the similarities between one product and another. Some systems allow for goods to be received into inventory at this point, whereas others require the goods to be delivered to a specific stock location before inventory is updated.

6 Tips for Creating Private Label Products for Amazon FBA

EMERGE App

She eventually threw away most of her clothes as they were far too thick for Thailand’s sunny and humid weather. Amazon will simply replenish your inventory and not perform QC checks. Catherine leaned back into her beach chair in Thailand. Introduction.

Supply Chain Transparency – The importance of total command in your supply chain

RELEX Solutions

It’s not just the reputational damage, such as that suffered by several high profile supermarkets and restaurant chains that garnered unpleasant headlines after being linked to the use of forced labor in Thailand’s prawn industry.

Supply Chain Management:The Upcoming 2011 Holiday Buying.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

3.The state of product demand planning and inventory management among retailers becoming more advanced. Overall,retailers performed a decent job in forecasting holiday demand,managing promotions and overall inventory in the 2010 season. But something else has fundamentally changed,something that relates directly to product availability and retailers ultimate capabilities in inventory allocation and multi-channel balancing. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers.

Navigating the Future in an Uncertain Political and Regulatory Environment

NC State SCRC

What US industrial leaders must now worry about is the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) which includes China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Brunei, Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, Cambodia, Indonesia and others.