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.

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.

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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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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 research

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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. Malaysia. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

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 Netherlands secured first place based on the results from the large-scale survey among logistics decision-makers within manufacturing and retail companies in Germany.

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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. Note: Descartes is a Talking Logistics sponsor. I’m guessing it’s summer.

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.

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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).

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. 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. Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration. Malaysia.

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 whitepaper

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. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones!

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How to Handle Logistics During Chinese New Year

Material Handling & 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.

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.

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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). Kewill Logistics Logistics (Software) logistics Logistics Software

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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.

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling & 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%). Malaysia remained the leader for smaller emerging markets.

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.

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.

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. For this, you need to get smarter about scheduling and smarter about distribution logistics.

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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. 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 & 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 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

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.

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. When is the right time to seek a new IT solution for your business?

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. Malaysia. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

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. AI Apps for Supply Chain IoT for Supply Chain Logistics Manufacturing Oracle Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Planning

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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Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Together with Consafe Logistics, a supplier of supply chain execution software, Supply Chain Movement has created this Supply Chain Execution Mindmap to outline the route, including road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please Malaysia.

Multiple Constraints of Route Planning in ASEAN

Abivin

Will ASEAN’s logistics industry rise to challenges? Source ASEAN is witnessing a growing middle class with increased spending power, which results in a thriving demand for logistics as consumers require better, more varied products and services delivered to their doorstep.

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

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

By consolidating at the source, several shipments can be combined into one, thereby reducing the number of shipments even before the shipments arrive at the Logistics Service Provider (LSP). Malaysia. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management.

Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

Supply Chain Movement

Following on from its other two highly popular subway maps of supply chain software vendors and logistics service providers, the quarterly magazine Supply Chain Movement has now published the third edition of the Consulting Subway Map Europe showing the European supply chain consultancy sector.