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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. China produces most raw materials used in product manufacturing, so even if companies move product assembly elsewhere part of their supply chain will remain in China. Covid 19 Global Sourcing

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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. The upcoming Chinese New Year is on January 25, 2020, but the holiday shutdown can affect production times at China’s manufacturing companies for as long as two months as many workers travel back to rural villages to celebrate with friends and family. Shipping delays.

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.

The Cost of Climate Change on Your Supply Chain

Kinaxis

Kevin O’Marah recently published his thoughts in a Forbes article, stating he believes a carbon tax applied to manufacturing and distribution is the way to go. 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.

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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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. Australian imports from China mainly comprise manufactured goods, including telecommunications equipment, IT products, furniture, home ware, clothing, toys, sports equipment, and televisions. Singapore, $14.7 Source Australian Bureau of Statistics. Unpredictable levels of domestic and international shipping capacity.

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. Since the outbreak of SARS in 2003, the last major epidemic to hit China, the country has become even more important as a source of key components and materials as well as finished consumer goods. Other manufacturing hubs in China, particularly in Hubei province, have also been badly hit by the coronavirus outbreak. .

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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. Most, but not all companies, have ensured that their manufacturing know-how and secret sauce have remained inside their American engineering teams, but some may have had to relinquish control and exposure to those important day-to-day production details. Loss of manufacturing know-how is a loss of leverage. Manufacturing.

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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.

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. Even if AAP or other auto part companies wanted to move production, there is no manufacturing capacity in the US or anywhere else, so creating redundancy in this case is very difficult. Andrew Partis shared his views from ThermoFisher, a global contrat manufacturer for the pharmaceutical industry.

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!