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. Building the right logistics capacity at each level is critical, which is why we featured this topic at the conference in Malaysia,” said Dr. Jarrod Goentzel, Director, MIT Humanitarian Response Lab , co-sponsor and co-organizer of the MISI conference.

First Shopify Meetup in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

TradeGecko

Shopify, Meekco.Asia and TradeGecko teamed up to host the first ever official Shopify Meetup in KL, Malaysia on Thursday, 28th Sept 2017. There was a huge crowd of over 100 entrepreneurs who filled the beautiful Common Ground coworking space in Damansara. TradeGecko eCommerce

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.

Is Blockchain the Missing Link in the Halal Supply Chain?

Supply Chain @ MIT

Featured Security Strategy Sustainability blockchain in the halal supply chain food traceability Halal food supply chain Malaysia Institute Supply Chain Innovation smart contracts tracking Halal food

A Framework for Driving Change in Urban Mobility

Supply Chain @ MIT

Featured Sustainability Transportation Malaysia Center Supply Chain Innovation MIT Global SCALE Network Solutions to traffic congestion unclogging traffic-choked cities urban mobilityUrban mobility architecture must undergo fundamental change in response to rapidly changing city landscapes.

Improving Traceability for Better Supply Chain Performance

Supply Chain @ MIT

Researchers at the Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISI), Shah […]. Featured Innovation Strategy barcode versus RFID Malaysia Institute Supply Chain Innovation MISI master's program MIT Global SCALE Network product track and trace Supply chain research

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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De-Risking Oil Tanker Investment Decisions

Supply Chain @ MIT

Featured Transportation Malaysia Institute Supply Chain Innovation MIT Global SCALE Network oil market pricing oil tanker investments transporting crude oil

How Many Do You Need? An Evaluation of Flexible Ordering

Supply Chain @ MIT

Featured Strategy Asia Pacific coffee retailing demand forecasting flexible ordering pros and cons Malaysia Institute Supply Chain Innovation MITDemand forecasts are notoriously unreliable, so how do managers place orders on the basis of projections are that are probably wrong?

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 chain

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).

Anatomy of Agility

Supply Chain @ MIT

Dr. David Gligor , Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISI), is engaged in research to answer these questions. Strategy company response malaysia institute for supply chain innovation MIT research SCALE Network supply chain agility Competitive play.

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

Supply Chain @ MIT

This article was written by Dr. Albert Tan , Director of Education, Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISI). MIT CTL Strategy Transportation Uncategorized logistics costs in China logistics in China Malaysia Institute Supply Chain Innovation third-party logistics market

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Peeling Complexity in Emerging Markets

Supply Chain @ MIT

There are as many as a dozen middlemen in this supply chain says Dr. Manish Shukla, Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISI). Filed under: Strategy Tagged: complexity , India , malaysia institute for supply chain innovation , middlemen , MIT , produce supply chain , wholesalers. Strategy complexity India malaysia institute for supply chain innovation middlemen MIT produce supply chain wholesalers

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.

A planning guide for beverage manufacturers in Asia

Quintiq

You could either build a new plant in the Philippines or alternate short runs in your existing plants in Malaysia. In Malaysia, you could parcel the large shipments between multiple plants or lines.

New Hanjin service links Sohar directly with Far East

Logistics Middle East

A new Hanjin service at Sohar Port will facilitate direct links to include South Korea, China, Malaysia, and Singapore

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

Quintiq

There are more abundant, and still cheaper, labor pools in Malaysia and Indonesia. At a recent dinner with friends, the topic of our conversation moved to the invincibility of autonomous vehicles and the unfortunate encounter between the bus and the Google car.

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

ModusLink takes EICC leadership role

ModusLink Corporation

To date, the EICC Facility Recognition Program has recognized 10 global sites including facilities in the US, Mexico, the UK, Thailand, the Philippines, Hungary and Malaysia. I’ve written before on our company’s work with the EICC.

A time of transition: 3 key trends for oil & gas in 2018

Quintiq

The current top seven exporters of LNG in the world are Qatar, Australia, Malaysia, Nigeria, Indonesia, Algeria and Russia. The fall in oil prices transformed the global oil & gas industry.

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Is Samsung's Supply Chain Prepared for its Demand?

Elementum

Due to strong demand, the launch dates of the premium smartphone in some markets, including Ukraine, Malaysia and Russia, have been delayed.

Multiple Constraints of Route Planning in ASEAN

Abivin

Apart from the 2 leading nations – Singapore and Malaysia, other nations like Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam are also rapidly upgrading their road, rail, maritime and air cargo infrastructure in line with ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) frameworks.

7 Guidelines to Achieving Growth Through Globalization

The Network Effect

Key e-commerce emerging markets include: Malaysia, UAE, Thailand, Chile, Peru, Columbia, and South Africa. Nicolas A. Tonelli/Flickr. Global headlines anticipating growth through globalization are plentiful.

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

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.

Probabilistic Forecasting: Right Fit for Your Business?

Supply Chain Shaman

Customers include Qantas, Air France, Lufthansa, and Malaysia Airlines. In the design of planning systems, it is important to think through the elements.

Don’t Fret: Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement will not play havoc with the economic development of developing countries

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

TPP is a unprecedented trade deal in history because it involves 12 countries (United States, Japan, Australia, Peru, Malaysia, Vietnam, New Zealand, Chile, Singapore, Canada, Mexico, and Brunei Darussalam), which accounts for 40% of global trade. (The Felipe Caro and Christopher S. Tang, UCLA Anderson School.

What you should know about ASEAN Last Mile Delivery

Abivin

While Malaysia seeks to strengthen technology and human capital and boost freight demand, Indonesia simplifies logistics regulations to encourage businesses to immerse in e-commerce.

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The Cost of Climate Change on Your Supply Chain

The 21st Century Supply Chain

The report is predicting economies including Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines could be as much as a quarter less productive than they are now.

Maersk’s Transformation Embraces Digital Forwarding

Logistics Trends and Insights

Twill currently serves full container load, ocean services from port to door, importing from China (including Hong Kong and Taiwan territories), India, Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia to the UK, Spain, Poland, Mexico, United States, the Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, Germany, India, China (including Hong Kong and Taiwan territories) or the Czech Republic. Traditional Forwarder – 0. Digital Forwarder – 1.

World's first fully Sharia compliant airline launched

Logistics Middle East

A new low-cost airline has been launched in Malaysia, claiming to be the world?s s first fully Sharia compliant air carrier

Modern Slavery in Today’s Supply Chains

The 21st Century Supply Chain

The introduction of that bill followed the release of the US State Department’s Trafficking in Persons Report 2015 , which upgraded Cuba and Malaysia’s status but left Thailand at the lowest level after it received a downgrade last year.

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.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

Malaysia. The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’.

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

Quintiq

Dr Mahender Singh (Founding CEO & Rector, Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation): The simplest thing UPS does is: No left turns for truck routes, only right turns. When is the right time to seek a new IT solution for your business?