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.

Roadblocks to Sustainable Logistics in India’s Auto Industry

Supply Chain @ MIT

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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De-Risking Oil Tanker Investment Decisions

Supply Chain @ MIT

Crude oil and its derivative products currently meet the world’s primary energy needs, and are commonly transported around the globe by tanker vessels.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

To anticipate and respond to high customer demand, a modern Transportation Management System (TMS) needs to optimize inventory allocation. Deviations that occur during transportation execution are not necessarily approved immediately. Malaysia.

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 mobility

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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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).

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

Supply Chain @ MIT

Good transportation links a logistics strength in China. The key strengths of the logistics industry in China that emerged from the study include good transportation connectivity and new infrastructure.

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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). The wholesaler is responsible for selling the produce to retailers in local markets, or to transport it to larger markets where higher returns are possible. Also, they are responsible for inefficient practices that ultimately inflate unit prices for storage and transportation.

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. Short production runs challenge operational efficiency with more frequent changeovers, added time lags, and higher transport costs.

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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

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

DELMIA Quintiq

Charlie Macdonald (Industry Executive for Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics, Telstra): We’re on this journey of transformation towards customer centricity. It creates a two-sided marketplace for those in the freight transport industries.

Doing Business in Singapore

QAD

Located in southeastern Asia between Malaysia and Indonesia, Singapore is made up of a series of islands. Singapore’s transportation and communication infrastructure are both strong, making Singapore one of the easiest countries in the world to deal with when it comes to moving goods.

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.

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

Talking Logistics

The solutions help customers across a number of industry verticals, including third-party logistics (3PL), food and beverage, retail and healthcare, improve transportation efficiency and reduce the cost of delivering goods. I’m guessing it’s summer.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Malaysia. Supply chains are becoming more complex with frequent adaptations, whether temporary or permanent, and increasingly with logistics outsourcing and calls for integrated transport management.

The Cost of Climate Change on Your Supply Chain

Kinaxis

The same can be true for evaluating different transportation options. Severe weather can cause substantial delays, or even total shutdowns, of certain routes or modes of transportation.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Goods have to be transported across the globe and across the neighbourhood. Malaysia. Goods have to be transported across the globe and delivered to different destinations – from congested cities to remote, rural areas.

Doing Business in Thailand

QAD

Its bordering countries include Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos and Malaysia. Thailand’s transportation and communication pathways are well-developed for manufacturing supply chains. The country has a robust network of roads, waterways, rail and air transport, including several major seaports.

6 Answers for Your Top TPP Agreement Questions

CH Robinson Transportfolio

While we’re still sorting through the full text, we wanted to provide you with some background, answer some questions, and offer some insight about what the TPP agreement means for the transportation and logistics industry.

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. Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport and The Australian Logistics Academy, an. Subscribe Here!

Multiple Constraints of Route Planning in ASEAN

Abivin

Transportation systems in ASEAN countries have drastically developed during the past decades along with their economic growth and rising population. For example, flood may submerge and destroy transportation infrastructure, causing traffic anarchy and delivery failure.

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

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

DELMIA Quintiq

The current top seven exporters of LNG in the world are Qatar, Australia, Malaysia, Nigeria, Indonesia, Algeria and Russia. New fuel options such as biofuels, hydrogen, electricity and gas are becoming more important, especially for transport.

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What you should know about ASEAN Last Mile Delivery

Abivin

Due to these diversifying characteristics, the movement of goods and services around ASEAN countries requires multi-modal transportation development. Thailand government aims to expand on rail transport and cross-border infrastructure planning.

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Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

The market study by VerkehrsRundschau (a leading German magazine with a website about transport and logistics) assessed the attractiveness of the countries close to Germany as a base for logistics activities. Malaysia.

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Many transportation capacity planners also need to develop far more robust capabilities between Asia and other regions of the world. Working closely together, we help them transport tools to our joint customers. Global Transportation Technology Asia Semiconductors Supply Chain

China’s first commercial self-driving trucks begin operations

EFT

The service operates over 39,000 transport vehicles, which travel over a delivery network with 1,926,250 miles of streets and highways. Deppon Express is a leading logistics company in China, with operations in Korea, Japan, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, and Vietnam.

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

Elementum

A shorter monsoon season in Indonesia, the Philippines, and Malaysia will help miners procure more materials, used heavily in the electronics industry. Disastrous typhoons can also knock out industries and transportation from the country.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

Skilled employees apply deep knowledge of market conditions and proven processes to solve transportation problems. From local truck transportation to global supply chain management systems, from produce sourcing to consulting based on practical experience to outsourcing, C.H. Malaysia.

The Importance of Transparency in Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

Notable examples include the Rana Plaza factory collapse in the fast fashion industry, slave labor in the Thai seafood industry, and deforestation in Malaysia and Indonesia. Add in countless labor laws and regulations, and the product’s multifaceted route to market becomes a complicated process — far beyond a simple transportation issue.” In the information age, it’s difficult to hide things you would prefer to remain undiscovered.

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Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling & Logistics

The survey of more than 500 global logistics executives is part of the 2018 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, an annual snapshot of industry sentiment and ranking of the world’s 50 leading emerging markets by size, infrastructure, transport connections and business climate. .

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.

DHL Supply Chain partners Tetra Pak to implement its first digital twin warehouse in Asia Pacific

EFT

Tetra Pak is the world’s leading food processing and packaging solutions company serving the needs of hundreds of millions of people in more than 160 countries, and we are proud to play a part in their vision to make food safe and available everywhere,” said Jerome Gillet, CEO, DHL Supply Chain Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines. “By DHL Supply Chain has implemented an integrated supply chain solution for Tetra Pak’s warehouse in Singapore, one of its largest globally.