De-Risking Oil Tanker Investment Decisions

Supply Chain @ MIT

An alternative to owning tanker ships is to charter […]. Featured Transportation Malaysia Institute Supply Chain Innovation MIT Global SCALE Network oil market pricing oil tanker investments transporting crude oil

Chinese New Year Shutdown 2020: How to Prepare

ShipBob

In mainland China (and even in other countries that celebrate the holiday such as Indonesia, Malaysia, North Korea, Singapore, South Korea, Vietnam, and Brunei), the Chinese New Year holiday is a very big deal. Shipping delays. Ecommerce Tips Inventory Order Management Shipping

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Speculation and Shipping in the South China Sea

Elementum

A destabilized shipping route drives up costs in more ways than one, but how close are we to a problem that has yet to definitively present itself? The historic line still claimed by Beijing—despite contrary findings—referred to rather accurately when drawn out on a map as “the cow’s tongue,” covers the Paracel Islands, the Scarborough Shoal, the Spratlys, and sidles right up to several Southeast Asian countries’ borders: namely, Brunei, Vietnam, Malaysia, and the Philippines.

Doing Business in Singapore

QAD

Located in southeastern Asia between Malaysia and Indonesia, Singapore is made up of a series of islands. Shipping. billion worth of goods to countries including China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, the US, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea and Thailand.

A planning guide for beverage manufacturers in Asia

DELMIA 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.

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

DELMIA Quintiq

I want to go straight into the heart of the fully automated container shipping terminal. There are more abundant, and still cheaper, labor pools in Malaysia and Indonesia. The future of container shipping port in Singapore, and many other places, is in your hands and minds!

Doing Business in Thailand

QAD

Its bordering countries include Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos and Malaysia. Shipping. Laem Chabang, another major seaport, is also a container port, making it easy to ship goods by sea. Japan, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Australia and Malaysia. and Malaysia.

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

DELMIA Quintiq

It all depends on the price differences, delivery time, and cost of shipping. 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.

The Cost of Climate Change on Your Supply Chain

Kinaxis

That means placing higher value on commodities that don’t need to be packed or shipped – things like ideas and great content, and other assets that can easily be transmitted digitally.

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

Supply Chain Game Changer

Our magazine, LogiSYM is the largest circulating supply chain magazine globally with more than 70,000 subscribers and we run symposiums in Singapore, Malaysia and Dubai. annually in Singapore, Malaysia and Dubai. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer.

Top 6 Wholesale Distribution Trends for 2019

EMERGE App

Shipping costs are also expected to spike upwards. It raised its prowess from running mere factories to one that offered a complete value chain: from research and development to shipping and fulfillment. China, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Malaysia produced Japanese branded goods.

What happens after you toss a recyclable plastic container in the recycle bin?

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Since China banned the import of plastic waste (except the cleanest plastics) in late 2017, America has been shipping its plastic waste to other countries including: Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Turkey, etc. . Christopher Tang. .

Amazon vs. Alibaba: A Battle for Southeast Asia

Elementum

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.

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

DELMIA 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. Vivek: Amazon is looking into predictive shipping.

“Too Big to Fail”: 10 Things you Need to Know About El Niño

Elementum

This should keep prices low and shipping lanes open. A shorter monsoon season in Indonesia, the Philippines, and Malaysia will help miners procure more materials, used heavily in the electronics industry. Typhoons can disrupt air and ship travel in Southeast Asia.

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

Talking Logistics

When you look at what’s been happening in recent years, like Amazon testing drones to ship packages and Google buying eight robotics companies , it’s clear that the line between what humans and robots can do is becoming thinner every day. I’m guessing it’s summer.

Hanjin Bankruptcy Demonstrates Fragility of Ocean Freight Market Prior to “Black November”

NC State SCRC

The recent bankruptcy announcement of Hanjin, a major shipping line, on the Friday before the last Labor Day long weekend, was a shock to everyone working in the global logistics shipping industry. Many ship builders and ocean carriers overextended themselves while the economy was growing, and these expectations resulted in a huge amount of investment that has resulted in too many ships and carriers competing for too little cargo.

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. Richard Cushing is principal/consultant for Cushing & Associates. He is an ISCEA Certified Demand-Driven Planner (CDDP) and JobOps Certified Product Specialist.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Chris Darbyshire, VP Operations at Softchoice!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Over my career I have established supply chains for global leaders like EMC, Cisco, HP and others in China, Europe, Thailand, Malaysia, Taiwan, Mexico and across North America. We work with our vendors to ship direct to customers in reusable totes to eliminate waste. Subscribe Here!

The Supply Chain’s Vision Problem

Enterra Insights

Most companies weren’t buying from China or Taiwan or Malaysia like they are today.”[4] When a shipment of those black shirts in medium gets put on a truck or, even more, a ship, things go dark. Supply chain visibility remains elusive despite decades pursuing it. Arnaud Morvan states a simple truth, “It’s difficult to see, measure and improve what’s happening across the supply chain.”[1] ”[1] And that’s a problem.

How COVID – 19 Might Shape the Future of China Sourcing and Manufacture

Logistics Bureau

Malaysia. Then there is the cost of packing up and shipping machinery, moulds, and equipment to a new location, as well as the need to deal with staff reductions and a tangle of bureaucratic procedures. COVID-19 and the Future of China Sourcing and Manufacture.

Professor Yossi Sheffi on Resilience, Visibility, and Biggest Risks this Holiday Season

Elementum

Now, though, we might go to China for some things, but for assembly we might go to Vietnam, Malaysia, or more recently, an African country. FedEx announced recently that it plans to ship a record number of boxes this winter —317 million in total.

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Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Malaysia. Eyefortransport is currently seeing major consolidation occurring in the shipping industry and expects to see further moves as logistics providers look to take advantage of e-commerce, cross-border trade and shifting global demand. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling & Logistics

The Index, in its ninth year, ranks 50 emerging markets countries by factors that make them attractive to logistics providers, freight forwarders, shipping lines, air cargo carriers and distributors. Malaysia remained the leader for smaller emerging markets.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Malaysia. Eyefortransport is currently seeing major consolidation occurring in the shipping industry and expects to see further moves as logistics providers look to take advantage of e-commerce, cross-border trade and shifting global demand. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

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

6 River Systems

The new facility will allow the company to offer two-day shipping to most (about 90%) of the U.S. When customers order items not stocked at one of Belk’s fulfillment centers, those items are shipped directly from the vendor. PST will ship the same day.

Supply Chain Solutions: What You Can Learn From the Semiconductor Industry

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Many of the key inputs to this industry are shipped by air—something that will be familiar to many tech organizations. Some equipment is shipped in crates fitted with four labels that detect potential damage.

Southeast Asian Pirates: Nothing to Shiver your Timbers Over

Elementum

And while Malaysia managed to rein in the issue over a decade ago, hijackings and thefts have been cropping up further east, in Indonesian waters. There is chance of a rise in insurer premiums for ships that travel that area, which could lead to increased shipping costs.

List of Top 65 Marketplaces Across the Globe in 2019

Vinculum

Ease of shopping, product variety, secure payments and free shipping are some of the reasons that have made online shopping a huge success. It makes it easier for sellers to store, pack and ship their products. It operates in Singapore, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, China and Hong Kong.

China and the global textile machinery

Exapro Hub

Number of draw-texturing spindles and shuttle-less looms that were shipped increased by 23% and 13%. Most of the new short-staple spindles (95%) are shipped to Asia. Other interesting fact 30% of long-staple spindles go to Europe while the majority are shipped to China (68%).

Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions for Wholesalers in 2019: Drop Those Bad Habits from 2018

EMERGE App

South-East Asian nations such as Malaysia, Vietnam, and the Philippines are ready with substitutes or alternative suppliers. Historically low shipping rates are slowing creeping back up. Introduction. It’s that time of the year again!