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Top 20: The Ultimate Logistics Technology Roundup


Logistics startups are popping up everywhere. Logistics start-ups investments shot up from 0.1% We’ve rounded up the top 20 logistics technology innovations changing the way over $18 trillion dollars of goods are shipped annually. Here we go: Technology Innovations in Logistics. Uber-ification of logistics : Fine, we said it. On-demand logistics services from mobile devices are on the rise. Manufacturing Geek , @CamstarSystems ].

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). Production/manufacturing. Warehousing. 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. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones!

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Amazon vs. Alibaba: A Battle for Southeast Asia


2015 was a big year in terms of logistics and globalization for Amazon, who began making their way into the shipping industry, registering in China as a freight forwarder and a shipping broker for 12 routes, including Shanghai to Los Angeles and Hamburg. They’ve also named themselves as a cross-border logistics service and an ocean freight company, with ports in Japan, Europe, and the United States.

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Reimagine Supply Chain of the Future – agile, resilient, and balanced – LogiSYM July 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

As the fabric suppliers require the longest lead times, ZARA approves designs & initiates manufacturing after it gets feedback from its stores. Develop methodologies to measure risk for each supply chain node, warehouse, factory, supplier, geography, or transportation node.

Digitalisation of Supply Chains: Supply Chain Resilience, Responsiveness and Renewal – LogiSYM August 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Emerging retail logistics start-up blu , has moved into its brand new state-of-the-art facility. It functions as the base of blu’s operations, housing a technologically-enabled warehouse space, robotically-powered fulfilment systems, and an integrated last mile distribution centre.

Study Shows Two-Thirds of Companies Yet to Execute Digital Transformation in Supply Chain Planning


A North American-based survey of nearly 200 supply chain professionals from top CPG, distribution/wholesale, food and beverage, manufacturing, and retail companies found that 58% of respondents are still in the exploring or evaluating phases of digital transformation. Founded in 2002, Spinnaker has offices in Boston, Columbus, Denver, Houston, Memphis, Pittsburgh, London, and Singapore. PRESS RELEASE.

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The need to know


Swiss drugs and diagnostics group Roche is shipping supplies from Germany to help Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) fill gaps caused by a logistics glitch at a Roche warehouse in southern England, it said on Thursday. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists.

Multiple Constraints of Route Planning in ASEAN


The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is a major global hub of manufacturing and trade, as well as one of the fastest-growing markets in the world with a consumer base of more than 600 million, an expanding labor force and a soaring E-commerce industry. Will ASEAN’s logistics industry rise to challenges? The rising growth and integration rate of logistics service providers presents a huge market opportunity in ASEAN’s complex and ever-changing logistics context.

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 Singapore. Logistics operations and supply chains are increasingly complex due to the number of delivery options offered, and business systems such as webshops and order management have become businesscritical.

Supply Chain Disruption and Digitization

Enterra Insights

They include: Real-time Big Data and advanced analytics; mobility; the Internet of Things (IoT); social media; additive manufacturing (aka 3D printing); and drones/autonomous vehicles. Even more important, the information will be available in real time, enabling companies to make decisions on product design, manufacturing, distribution and even prices.” Mobile devices are already frequently used in logistics, but their usage is growing day by day.

Top 6 Wholesale Distribution Trends for 2019


They range from small-batch soap manufacturing to the distribution of sports car parts. It firmly cemented China as the world’s manufacturing hub. The voracious appetite of US consumers for goods — from Apple products to Xmas trees — saw China become the de facto manufacturer of consumer goods. They have come to grow dependent and accustomed to working with Chinese manufacturers and suppliers. Less affected are Singapore, South Korea, and Thailand.

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Alibaba Group opens China factory as part of new manufacturing initiative. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Wednesday unveiled a pilot factory in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou as part of its “smart manufacturing” business initiative.

Supply Chain Disruptions Are New Opportunities – LogiSYM October/November 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

It even took authorities some time to recognise the vital importance of warehouse logistics, supply chain continuity, truck drivers and other transport operators. Chairman — Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transportation (CILT).

Local Sourcing, Global Supply Chain

BluJay Solutions

The recent announcement by Google-owned Motorola Mobility that all new Moto X smartphones sold in the US will be manufactured in Texas, highlights the continued importance of the global supply chain and role of freight forwarders and logistics services providers (LSPs) in successful local sourcing strategies. Subscribe to our blog to receive the full blog series via email and stay informed about the latest global logistics news and insight. .

Logistics Technology Trends That Will Dominate 2017


foreshadowing the potential of self-driving trucks in logistics. China, Singapore, and Sweden. Amazon and Logistics Amazon made waves in the industry in 2016 with a series of moves that illustrate that it is serious about getting into the logistics business. How fast will Amazon expand into logistics in 2017 and what will be the impact on logistics providers? Amazon drones e commerce last mile robots Same Day Delivery self-driving cars Uber warehouse

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

In addition to being responsible for manufacturing and logistics, a CSCO also has to ensure alignment with internal departments such as Sales and Marketing, and with external partners such as customers and suppliers. Managing factories and warehouses with a lot of employees demands leadership skills focused on routine, whereas connecting departments and supply chain partners actually requires creativity. Singapore. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Singapore. Because companies are increasingly outsourcing their manufacturing and logistics activities around the world, they are also more exposed to disruptions in the supply chain. directly from their suppliers, from their own warehouse or even from a retail store). The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Wolfgang Lehmacher!

Supply Chain Game Changer

In 2010, I joined global strategy firm CVA to head the global logistics practice. I am judge of the IATA Air Cargo Innovation Awards and the Automotive Logistics Awards Europe. At global strategy firm CVA, where I led the global logistics practice, supporting expansion projects and Chinese auto suppliers to strengthen their position in the European market. In the 2010s, I saw more and more new technology solutions emerging in the logistics and supply chain industry.

Decoding the cross-border eCommerce puzzle


The consumers in Malaysia, for instance, want to buy a product in Singapore can now buy it from their own country. The B2C affair is gradually overlapping the B2B segment as customers are willing to purchase products directly from foreign manufacturers and retailers.

Start selling on Amazon from India to the world in 2021


The business happens through 15 Amazon International Marketplaces in the Europe (Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Netherlands & UK), Americas (US, Canada, Mexico & Brazil), Asia-Pacific (Japan, Singapore & Australia) & Middle East (UAE, Turkey).

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This Week in Logistics News (February 29 – March 4, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Before diving into this week’s supply chain and logistics news, I want to share a couple of quick news items of our own. First, for all of you who have asked for podcast versions of our Talking Logistics episodes , they are now available on our iTunes Podcast channel ! You can also download the.MP3 file for each episode directly from its Talking Logistics page. MNX Global Logistics Acquires Specialty Aviation 3PL Aero Express Logistics in Singapore.