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

DELMIA Quintiq

At the Singapore stop of the Quintiq World Tour this year, our panel of industry influencers delved into these topics and more. Suhas Bhise (Head of PPC, Logistics and Sourcing, Arvind Limited): At Arvind, we began looking for a new solution because there was a limitation to how much our existing planning system could meet our requirements. Vivek: Amazon is looking into predictive shipping. When is the right time to seek a new IT solution for your business?

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

Logistics Bureau

COVID-19 and the Future of China Sourcing and Manufacture. But global dependence on Chinese manufacturing is mind-boggling…. The overriding reason for this China-dependence is the cost factor, and weaning manufacturing away from that country comes at a hefty price.

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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. The post Local Sourcing, Global Supply Chain appeared first on Kewill Corporate.

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. Consider other manufacturing locations.

From soba to udon—Are the noodles in the FTA bowl getting too thick? – LogiSYM December/January 2021

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Although somewhat simplistic, that is not necessarily a bad way to think about FTAs, at least for companies that ship goods across borders. Frank is the Managing Partner of PwC’s Asian Worldtrade Management Services (WMS) practice, based in Singapore.

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. To improve your capability to manage demand shifts and customer expectations it is mandatory to have dual sourcing.

Avoiding the bullwhip: Navigating volatile demand in a post-COVID world

Proxima

As it moves upstream, demand is amplified as retailers, manufacturers, and suppliers each apply an incremental increase to protect their individual operations from shortages. As countries begin to emerge from the turbulence generated by Covid-19, so too does the real impact on trade.

Top 6 Wholesale Distribution Trends for 2019

EMERGE App

They range from small-batch soap manufacturing to the distribution of sports car parts. Shipping costs are also expected to spike upwards. It firmly cemented China as the world’s manufacturing hub. It raised its prowess from running mere factories to one that offered a complete value chain: from research and development to shipping and fulfillment. They have come to grow dependent and accustomed to working with Chinese manufacturers and suppliers.

How COVID-19 is Battering Australia’s Imports and Exports

Logistics Bureau

The effects include: Severe disruption to shipping, with many Chinese ports operating at drastically reduced capacity and around 200 sailings cancelled. Singapore, $14.7 Source Australian Bureau of Statistics. Unpredictable levels of domestic and international shipping capacity.

The need to know

EFT

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.

The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play

Freightos

This is how he described their impact (emphasis added): “It may be because customers have such easy access to more information than ever before – in only a few seconds and with a couple taps on their phones, customers can read reviews, compare prices from multiple retailers, see whether something is in stock, find out how fast it will ship or be available for pick-up, and more. In other words, if your shipping your own goods, you’re competition. Source: Amazon.com.

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Post-Pandemic Impermanence and 6 Actions to Take Now!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The move from China, even if to other more reliable-in-a-crisis countries like India, Mexico or Singapore, will come at considerable cost. Loss of manufacturing know-how is a loss of leverage. originally or made elsewhere and then shipped into the U.S. Manufacturing.

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Coronavirus Highlights Fragility of Global Supply Networks

Jaggaer

A businessman, who caught the virus at a conference in Singapore, was linked to several other cases. Other manufacturing hubs in China, particularly in Hubei province, have also been badly hit by the coronavirus outbreak. .

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

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

The enforcements of draconian lockdowns, various economies have experienced severe shocks, adversely affecting global trade, global tourism & travel, International Aviation and Airports as well as International Shipping and Ports.

The need to know

EFT

Ships carrying commodities stuck after vessel grounding in Suez Canal. delivery firm FedEx Corp on Thursday said quarterly profit jumped more than expected on higher prices and surging volume from pandemic-fuelled e-commerce deliveries during the holiday shipping season.

The need to know

EFT

manufacturing sector slows; prices paid by factories highest since 2011 – ISM. British manufacturers suffered a double hit last month as COVID-19 disruption to global shipping combined with new trade barriers with the European Union, according to a survey published on Monday.

Perspectives on the Global Trade Environment: A Panel Discussion

NC State SCRC

The goal is to create redundant sources based on supplier-specific and country-of-origin, to ensure that each product category has redundancy as a form of insurance on the supply chain. India – it is a great country to manufacture in but the infrastructure is not quite as developed as China.

From the Desks of the Entire ShipChain Team – 9/25/2020

Shipchain

We partnered with KeepTruckin and Distichain, released several industry white papers, launched the Delivery Experience Manager for Final Mile logistics, won the Blockchain Innovation Award at #DataccioConnect Singapore, joined the United Nations Center for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (UN/CEFACT), recorded and released our fourth industry webinar, won first place in the Ventana Research Digital Innovation Awards, and last but certainly not least, launched Mainnet!