Malaysia a Key Link in Asia’s Disaster Resilience Plan

Supply Chain @ MIT

This was one of the main talking points at the 2013 Health & Humanitarian Logistics Conference, hosted by the Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISI) in Malaysia this June. When disasters strike the response depends on the ability to mobilize logistics capacity – facilities, equipment, stocks, and personnel – in restoring livelihoods for affected populations and continuity for affected businesses.

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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A Decision-Making Tool for Designing Reverse Logistics Networks

Supply Chain @ MIT

The Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISI) has initiated a research project to help enterprises design networks for reverse logistics operations that meet their organizational objectives. Featured Strategy Sustainability Dell HP Malaysia Institute Supply Chain Innovation MIT Global SCALE Network recycling computers reverse logistics research sustainable supply chains used electronics disposal

The path to recovery from COVID-19 – LogiSYM August 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

The first half of 2020 has been a rollercoaster ride for global and regional e-commerce logistics, setting off supply and demand shocks throughout the industry. This analysis focuses on four Southeast Asian economies: Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia. Malaysia .

What Type of Strategic Thinker Are You?

Supply Chain @ MIT

Featured Innovation Strategy decision-making in supply chain Malaysia Institute Supply Chain Innovation MIT Center Transportation & Logistics supply chain strategy researchSupply chain and operations executives are increasingly involved in making decisions about the company’s supply chain strategy that have long-term implications. But how do these executives, whose job responsibilities involve mainly short-term decision-making, think about the long-term?

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Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation. these are the main conclusions from Supply Chain Movement’s annual study as the basis for the 3pl subway map europe 2016, which shows the specific services of the most important logistics service providers. Malaysia.

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

Talking Logistics

Menlo Logistics Keen to Build on 2014 Growth in South Asia. DHL Supply Chain commits EUR 218m to develop logistics infrastructure in China. Here are some details from the press release: Airclic’s cloud-based mobile solutions help streamline and automate complex ‘last mile’ logistics processes. Note: Descartes is a Talking Logistics sponsor. I’m guessing it’s summer.

A Blockchain Model for LCL Operations

Supply Chain @ MIT

The Malaysia Institute of Supply Chain Innovation (MISI) and Shanghai Jiaotong University are engaged […]. Featured Transportation Blockchain logistics solution less than container load transportation Malaysia Institute Supply Chain Innovation MIT Global SCALE Network ports in chainIn Chinese ports, less than container load (LCL) business processes are complicated and inefficient.

The Urgency To Transform Vietnam Cold Chain Logistics

Abivin

However, despite its potential, the cold chain logistics sector in Vietnam has been fragmented with small and medium service providers that provide localized services that do not cover the. Broken cold chain logistics is a common occurrence in Vietnam’s food retail market, especially the general trade channels”. Along with the strict conditions of the EU market, Vietnam's cold chain logistics infrastructure is in great demand to be innovated. ,, 2.

How to Handle Logistics During Chinese New Year

Material Handling and Logistics

Malaysia – CNY – February 16-17. . “By implementing a few critical steps in advance of the holiday, shippers can avoid unnecessary bottlenecks and continue business with little or no interruption,” says Frank Guenzerodt, CEO of Dachser USA. With Chinese New Year approaching fast workers will travel throughout the country to return to their families and celebrate the New Year, with all manufacturing shutting down for the duration. The country will celebrate from Feb.

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

Supply Chain @ MIT

Good transportation links a logistics strength in China. China’s logistics industry is gaining in importance and developing rapidly to support the nation’s manufacturing sector. This growth is strongly encouraged by the Chinese government, which aims to develop the country into a premium integrated transportation and logistics hub with supply chain management competence to strengthen China’s position in international trade.

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How to Learn About Supply Chain Research From Around the World in a Few Hours

Supply Chain @ MIT

These are: the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics (Cambridge, USA), the Zaragoza Logistics Center (Zaragoza, Spain), the Center for Latin-American Logistics Innovation (Bogotá, Colombia), and the Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (Shah Alam, Malaysia). MIT CTL Strategy Talent Mgmt Bogota Malaysia Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT Research Expo supply chain innovations Supply chain research Zaragoza Spain World view.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014. Europe has seen plenty of activity in terms of mergers and acquisitions, including the take-over of the major French family-owned company Norbert Dentressangle by America’s XPO Logistics. Malaysia. The logistics business in Europe is finally improving again. Acquisitions dominated the logistics headlines in 2014 and that trend is continuing this year.

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Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

To manage this logistics complexity while adhering to customer service standards and incurring reasonable costs, companies need Global Logistics Integration. Supply Chain Movement and software vendor Eyefreight have therefore developed this mindmap for Global Logistics Integration, outlining the route to achievement and providing road signs to flag potential hazards along the way. >>Please Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration. Malaysia.

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling and Logistics

Executives in a new survey, 2018 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, are divided about whether a new pact would help Mexico (24.3%); hurt Mexico (21.8%); or leave trade unchanged (25.7%). Executives in a new survey, “ 2018 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index ”, are divided about whether a new pact would help Mexico (24.3%); hurt Mexico (21.8%); or leave trade unchanged (25.7%). Malaysia remained the leader for smaller emerging markets.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

More shippers today appear to be outsourcing some or all of their logistics. How does a company decide that outsourcing logistics is the right choice? Is logistics outsourcing right for your company? Malaysia. Robinson logistics outsourcing whitepaperThis C.H.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Cost as a percentage of sales (Logistics or Supply Chain). Total logistics cost. Here at Logistics Bureau we have 20 years of experience in assisting clients with Supply Chain Benchmarking, and the development of suitable KPIs. Benchmarking Performance Measurement - KPIs key performance indicator KPI logistics kpi supply chain kpi

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

Logistics Bureau

If this is something that’s on the agenda for your company, one of the first things to consider is your ecommerce-logistics strategy, or to be a little more specific, whether you should set up operations inside Thailand or fulfill customers’ orders from outside the country. Considerations for Choosing Between Thai and Cross-Border Logistics. That said though, there are some generic pros and cons of local versus cross-border strategies for ecommerce logistics in Thailand.

BEST Inc. expands its express delivery services in Southeast Asia

EFT

Integrated supply chain solutions and logistics services provider BEST Inc., BEST's launch of express delivery services in Malaysia, Cambodia and Singapore follows its entry into Thailand and Vietnam last year. The Company plans to operate a total of twelve sortation centers and around 400 service stations across Malaysia, Cambodia and Singapore over the next three years. 's express sortation center in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia [Credit: BEST Inc.]

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Raymon Krishnan!

Supply Chain Game Changer

This interview is with Raymon Krishnan, President of The Logistics and Supply Chain Management Society. I then spent 10 years building up my own Logistics consulting business growing it to where we had close to 70 employees. He also holds a degree in Logistics from the.

China Flexes Its Global Logistics Muscle

Material Handling & Logistics

China aims to extend its logistics reach from the Pacific to the Atlantic through its One Belt, One Road initiative. The sheer size of the country’s “One Belt, One Road” logistics initiative, for instance, calls into question the true objective of the regional infrastructure plan. I don’t think logistics is the only thing on China’s mind. And what better way to do that than to basically control the foundation of the economy—the logistics infrastructure, Finley explains.

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Logistics Services Providers Shift Investment Focus Outside BRIC Markets

BluJay Solutions

According to a recent study with particular focus on logistics, logistics services providers are beginning to expand their strategic geographic focus (source: Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index 2013). Logistics software providers including Kewill are seeing a definite increase in logistics services providers expanding their operations to include these countries. Subscribe to our Logistics Newsletter to receive regular industry updates.

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A planning guide for beverage manufacturers in Asia

DELMIA Quintiq

Last week I explained how individual tastes, compounded by geography, climate and less developed distribution and logistics infrastructure challenge beverage manufacturers in Asia. You could either build a new plant in the Philippines or alternate short runs in your existing plants in Malaysia. For this, you need to get smarter about scheduling and smarter about distribution logistics. In Malaysia, you could parcel the large shipments between multiple plants or lines.

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

6 River Systems

The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day. Each one is featured as having done something unique to reinvent their supply chain and logistics. Coyote Logistics @CoyoteLogistics Coyote Logistics prides itself on its innovative logistics and supply chain philosophy. Globally, the company ranks 3rd in air and ocean freight, and ranks 5th for international contract logistics.

Logistics leaders due in Dubai for CILT convention

Logistics Middle East

s event in Malaysia attracted more than 200 international delegates from around 30 different countries Last year?s

The automated container terminal and the odd (mis)adventure of the Google car

DELMIA Quintiq

There are more abundant, and still cheaper, labor pools in Malaysia and Indonesia. In fact, with the addition of the high-speed freight link from Kunming (China) to the ports of Malaysia and Thailand, the existing ports in the Malay Peninsula will eventually replace Singapore as the ‘must stop and tranship here’ place. Supply Chain Planning & Optimization Transport & Logistics

Is TPPA going to ground e-commerce or let it fly (ideally, as air freight)?

DELMIA Quintiq

This would mean that a consumer in Malaysia buying from Amazon in the US would not experience significant differences in pricing of the same product bought from an online store in Malaysia or neighboring Singapore. Planet Planning Transport & LogisticsIn case you haven’t noticed all the news about the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), it’s a trade agreement involving 12 economies.

The Upswing of Chinese Logistics Companies

Elementum

by 2020 globally, the logistics industry is booming. Logistics, the complex operation involving the movements of people, facilities, and supplies, is applied in every industry from manufacturing to retail to trade. The global logistics market is expected to grow from US $8.1T In 2015, the Asian-Pacific region dominated the industry with significant impact from China, India, Singapore, Indonesia, Japan, and Malaysia. XPO Logistics Inc., Logistics

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

DELMIA Quintiq

Suhas Bhise (Head of PPC, Logistics and Sourcing, Arvind Limited): At Arvind, we began looking for a new solution because there was a limitation to how much our existing planning system could meet our requirements. Charlie Macdonald (Industry Executive for Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics, Telstra): We’re on this journey of transformation towards customer centricity. Planet Planning Supply Chain Planning & Optimization Transport & Logistics

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. One that we have found to be especially rewarding is collaborating on graduate program thesis research projects.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation. these are the main conclusions from Supply Chain Movement’s annual study as the basis for the 3pl subway map europe 2016, which shows the specific services of the most important logistics service providers. Malaysia.

How to be an online power seller on major Malaysian marketplaces

Vinculum

Malaysia has become quite a hot spot for eCommerce in the coming years. Let us see a few useful data to consider about Malaysia before conquering its marketplaces. In Malaysia, more than 29 million users are accessing the internet, and the figure is forecasted to grow by 33.5

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. What are the challenges facing ASEAN logistics managers?

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An Air Charter Solution for Teradyne in a Time of Disruption

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The spread of the pandemic directly impacted international and inter-city logistics for Teradyne’s inbound materials in Suzhou, China, and Penang, Malaysia. Teradyne has always had a strong approach to managing their supply chain.

What is the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? Guest Post by Arun Gupta, PhD

Supply Chain View from the Field

In its current form the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a potential free trade agreement (FTA) between the US and 11 Asia-Pacific (APAC) countries (Canada, Mexico, Peru, Chile, Japan, Vietnam, Brunei, Singapore, Australia, Malaysia, and New Zealand). BVL International China Supply Chain Emerging Issues in Supply Chain Global Distribution Global Supply Chain Retail Logistics Supply Chain Economics Supply Chain Strategy Transportation Planning