Malaysia a Key Link in Asia’s Disaster Resilience Plan

MIT Supply Chain

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.

COVID-19 measures in Vietnam pummel an already bruised supply chain

The Supply Chain Journal

And the situation is likely to get worse, just as importers and exporters enter the traditional peak shipping season for the Halloween and Christmas holidays, logistics companies and analysts say. Malaysia’s largest styrene monomer producer, Idemitsu Kasan Company Ltd.,

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Roadblocks to Sustainable Logistics in India’s Auto Industry

MIT Supply Chain

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

MIT Supply Chain

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

What Type of Strategic Thinker Are You?

MIT Supply Chain

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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A Blockchain Model for LCL Operations

MIT Supply Chain

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.

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

MIT Supply Chain

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.

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.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’. The market study by VerkehrsRundschau (a leading German magazine with a website about transport and logistics) assessed the attractiveness of the countries close to Germany as a base for logistics activities. It ranked the Dutch city of Venlo as Europe’s most attractive location for a logistics base. Venlo Logistics Map Europe 2016. Malaysia.

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 .

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.

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. Our logistics optimization platform. ,, 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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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.

The Urgency To Transform Vietnam's 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 end-to-end food supply chain ( 3).

Overcoming the 5 Supply Chain Barriers that Threaten the Growth of Renewable Energy

CH Robinson Logistics

Here are the five key project logistics challenges we’re seeing in renewable energy and how to overcome them. That makes it even more important to avoid unexpected costs in your project logistics. An experienced provider can deliver end-to-end project logistics.

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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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.

‘Just so big’: China’s outsize role in trade at Texas border crossings

The Supply Chain Journal

Laredo’s other top trading partners were Japan, Nicaragua, Malaysia, Germany and Thailand, according to U.S. The Jamco Group is a Laredo-based global logistics provider.

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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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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. which hails from in China, is expanding into Southeast Asia.

We Are In Trouble. Raise the Red Flag. Be Proactive.

Supply Chain Shaman

Today’s supply chains assume that logistics is readily available. The rude awakening is that Supply Chain Leaders have no ability to manage logistics as a constraint. Our logistics systems are inadequate for what we are going to experience in the coming months.

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.

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

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.

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.

Capturing the Business Benefits of Student-Industry Collaboration

MIT Supply Chain

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.

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 Green Corridor – Why You Should Care About Biodiversity

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

So what does this mean for the likes of us who work in logistics? It happens that I am writing this month’s column on Earth Day (celebrated on April 22 every year!), so I’m going to talk about a topic that’s close to my heart — biodiversity, the variation of life on Earth.

Supply Chain Education on a Global Scale [podcast]

Freight Plus

We'll discuss studying abroad in India, Malaysia, and the USA. or simply search your favorite podcast player for Consulting Logistics Supply chain education has gone global! Listen in this week as Manish Patwal - a graduate student from MIT's Global SCALE Network and engineer at john Deere India joins us. Work/life at John Deere in a developing nation.and the brutality of Boston winters. Future proof your supply chain. today! Get your free transportation data report at. Day01.