Doing Business in Malaysia

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Malaysia became an independent nation, the Federation of Malaya, in 1957. Located in Southeast Asia, Malaysia is bordered by Thailand, Borneo, Indonesia, Brunei and the South China Sea. Manufacturing in Malaysia. Manufacturing products vary by region within Malaysia.

Move Manufacturing Production to Malaysia From China?

Insights Solutions Global

So these companies ultimately choose Malaysia, including HP, IKEA, and H&M. Is Malaysia a place that irreplaceable? How to manage your supply chain better? The post Move Manufacturing Production to Malaysia From China? The cost of investing in China is increasing, and trade war limits the profit. appeared first on Insight Solutions Global. Insight

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Malaysia a Key Link in Asia’s Disaster Resilience Plan

Supply Chain @ MIT

This post was published in the summer 2013 issue of the MIT SCALE Network electronic newsletter Supply Chain Frontiers. 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. In addition to the incalculable humanitarian cost of major incidents like these, there is also the damage done to global supply chain operations.

Is Blockchain the Missing Link in the Halal Supply Chain?

Supply Chain @ MIT

The Halal food supply chain is highly complex and requires trading partners to adhere to rigorous product segregation practices. 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

Modern Slavery in Today’s Supply Chains

Kinaxis

Through the supply chain. Modern slavery is one of the supply chain industry’s dirty little secrets, but thankfully, governments in the US and UK are attempting to wash it clean, working to put a stop to a problem that should never have been allowed to exist in the first place. It’s based on California’s Transparency in Supply Chains Act, which was passed in 2010. So how is this going to solve the supply chain slavery issue?

Improving Traceability for Better Supply Chain Performance

Supply Chain @ MIT

Many companies are striving to improve supply chain traceability in response to increasing demand from customers and government regulators for more information on product flows. The ability to accurately track the movement of products also helps companies to raise the efficiency of supply chains. Researchers at the Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISI), Shah […].

Engineering spare parts supply chains for harsh environments

Supply Chain @ MIT

Engineering projects carried out in harsh environments require a reliable supply of spare parts. A thesis project completed by Sachin Shedge, a graduate of the MIT-Malaysia Master of Science in Supply Chain Management program, explored the […]. Featured Resilience Strategy Malaysia Institute Supply Chain Innovation managing spare parts MISI supply chain master's degree oil & gas supply chain procurement for remote operations

The Cost of Climate Change on Your Supply Chain

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater On the heels of the United Nations Paris Climate Change Conference , now seemed like an appropriate time to revisit an often talked about supply chain topic. The impact of climate change on your supply chain operations. Tumultuous weather is perhaps the most commonly thought of supply chain risk related to Earth’s climbing temperature. In 2014, three of the top five biggest supply chain disruptions were related to natural disasters.

The Importance of Transparency in Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

They are demanding more supply chain transparency. Alexis Bateman ( @hickmana ), Director of MIT Sustainable Supply Chains, and Leonardo Bonanni ( @amerigo ), founder and CEO of Sourcemap, write, “The concept of supply chain transparency was virtually unknown 15 years ago, yet today it commands the attention of mid- and senior-level managers across a broad spectrum of companies and industries.”[1] What is supply chain transparency?

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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. 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

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

Supply Chain @ MIT

Research Expo displays 70 to 80 supply chain research projects from multiple countries. On January 22, 2014, some 120 master’s students representing about 30 countries will gather at the MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, USA to present 70 to 80 supply chain thesis research projects. The research topics cover virtually every facet of supply chain management. The research addresses how to transform the existing supply chain to accommodate the strategy.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

These developments impact Original Equipment Manufacturers, both at strategic level and at operational level within their supply chains. Together with service provider Arvato, Supply Chain Movement has created a mindmap outlining the route for high-tech supply chains, including road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0. Malaysia. Challenges for high-tech supply chain.

From Triage to Transformation… Building Resiliency with Agile Supply Chains

LevaData

When the world’s two largest economies decided to impose tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of one another's goods, corporations were pressed to consider alternative supply chain constructs. About the Cognitive Supply Management Executive Roundtable.

The Supply Chain’s Vision Problem

Enterra Insights

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] That sums up supply chain operations at a lot of companies today: It’s difficult to see, measure and improve what’s happening across the supply chain.” ” Cognitive technology and supply chain visibility.

From Triage to Transformation… Building Resiliency with Agile Supply Chains

LevaData

When the world’s two largest economies decided to impose tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of one another's goods, corporations were pressed to consider alternative supply chain constructs. About the Cognitive Supply Management Executive Roundtable.

What Kind of Visibility Into Your Supply Chain Do You Really Need, and How Do You Get It?

Oracle SCM

Cushing has been an invited blogger at conferences sponsored by CFO Magazine and Supply Chain Insights and writes regularly for RKL eSolutions and more. His expertise includes demand-driven supply chain consulting, Theory of Constraints consulting, technology selection and implementation consulting, and business improvement and change management. What are the biggest changes to supply chain management in the past 30 to 35 years?

This is Not a Supply Chain Storm to Weather!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Supply Chain Storm article and permission to publish here provided by Bryce Boothby. The supply chain has experienced some instantaneous changes – for both B2C and B2B. Supermarket chains can’t keep their shelves stocked while retailers have warehouses full of unsold inventory. However, now that supply chains are business networks, every impacted link affects the whole ecosystem. Subscribe Here!

What Type of Strategic Thinker Are You?

Supply Chain @ MIT

Supply chain and operations executives are increasingly involved in making decisions about the company’s supply chain strategy that have long-term implications. 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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Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years. Talent development can make an important contribution to the execution of their supply chain strategies, but not all leaders pay the same amount of attention to this topic. Life’s as a chief supply chain officer (CSCO) is not always easy. Malaysia. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’.

Supply Chain Education on a Global Scale [podcast]

Aborn and Co.

Supply chain education has gone global! We'll discuss studying abroad in India, Malaysia, and the USA. 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.

Supply Chain Simulation Game – IBPNow™

Bristlecone

Get ready to play Bristlecone’s very own Supply Chain Simulation Game. Here, we re-visit supply chain planning concepts and showcase SAP IBP, SAP’s latest flagship supply chain planning product, in a unique exercise that is both fun and educational. Malaysia | Tuesday, July 17, 2018. The post Supply Chain Simulation Game – IBPNow™ appeared first on Bristlecone.

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? One way is to allow them to deviate from the forecast. Called order flexibility, the method gives managers the power to order quantities of an item that are above or below the forecast by […].

10 questions about supply chain optimisation

Supply Chain Movement

It is becoming ever-more difficult for supply chain professionals to make the right decisions. Supply Chain Media, software vendor Aimms and consultancy firm Districon have put together this checklist for supply chain optimisation. >>Please Checklist supply chain optimisation. Malaysia. Visuals Aimms checklist decision making Districon optimisation supply chain Supply Chain Media

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 oilCrude oil and its derivative products currently meet the world’s primary energy needs, and are commonly transported around the globe by tanker vessels. Investing in tankers is an extremely risky business owing to the volatile nature of the oil market and the high capital cost involved.

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.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Such huge pressure on sales is also dragging the supply chain department(s) towards an ever-higher service level. 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 Mindmap Supply Chain Execution 24/7. Malaysia.

Why Global Trade Agreements must be part of your supply chain planning: Guest Post by Tim Barnes

NC State SCRC

Tim is a global supply chain executive originally from Australia, who has been studying the evolution of the Trans Pacific Partnership closely, and is writing a book on the subject. However, as some expert’s estimate, around 2% of supply chain professionals time is spent thinking about account free trade agreements, and how they can utilize the provisions to take full advantage of efficiency and cost reductions, and to identify areas that could result in higher COGS.

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What’s New in 2015 for the supply chain world? See 2014?s predictions.

Supply Chain View from the Field

Global supply chain footprints will continue to expand. No question the global supply chain is still going strong. So while globalization hasn’t gone away, people are re-thinking global supply chain outsourcing, particularly as wages and risks are both rising in global emerging countries. Increased Globalization Brings Increased Risks of Supply Disruption. Supply Chain Analytics Will Emerge as a Key Enabler to Performance.

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Is Samsung's Supply Chain Prepared for its Demand?

Elementum

The overwhelming demand for the phone could help the company’s quarterly earnings, analysts say the disappointing sales of Galaxy S6 last year may be repeated if the tech giant does not address supply chain issues early as possible. Due to strong demand, the launch dates of the premium smartphone in some markets, including Ukraine, Malaysia and Russia, have been delayed. If supply delays continue, consumers may consider other smartphones.

Why Can’t The Supply Chain Get Rid of Abuse?

Material Handling and Logistics

Let’s stop buying products where labor abuse exists in the supply chain. In Malaysia last year, for instance, a supplier to Samsung and Panasonic was found confiscating passports of workers and subjecting them to long periods of standing without adequate rest and restricted toilet breaks—a textbook case of modern slavery.

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Supply Chain Education on a Global Scale [podcast]

Aborn and Co.

Supply chain education has gone global! We'll discuss studying abroad in India, Malaysia, and the USA. Future proof your supply chain.

Mindmap for the Supply Chain Director 2020

Supply Chain Movement

Not only does this demand a new approach, requiring an organisation and its employees to display more agility and responsiveness, but it also creates the need for a supply chain architect in order to meet the changing needs of customers, both now and in the future. Supply Chain Media and BLMC Recruitment & Interim Management have therefore developed this mindmap for the Supply Chain Director 2020 outlining the route, with road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please

White paper: Are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. However, there is a realistic possibility that you are the weakest link in your supply chain. This white paper from R&G Global Consultants will help you analysing your own role in the performance of your supply chain. Is your supply chain strategy truly customer focused? Do you fully understand your own supply chain?

7 Mini Case Studies: Successful Supply Chain Cost Reduction and Management

Logistics Bureau

If you were to tell me that your company had never looked at its supply chain costs and sought to deliver reductions, I would be mightily surprised. On the other hand, if you told me your company hasn’t been able to sustain any progress in supply chain cost reduction, I wouldn’t be surprised at all. This operation was proving too costly and too slow, so the company launched an initiative to achieve a 10% supply chain cost reduction within four years.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Supply Chain KPI Tips. All you need to know about Supply Chain KPIs. Supply Chain KPI. So that unfortunately means that many of your supply chain KPIs may not be stock-standard ones. Cost as a percentage of sales (Logistics or Supply Chain).

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