Doing Business in Singapore

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The Malaysian island of Singapore was originally known as Temasek (“Sea Town”) after the first settlers found it in AD 1298-1299. In 1819, the British East India Company established a trading settlement on the island, which set modern Singapore into motion. In 1963, Singapore joined the Malaysian federation but became independent two years later. Singapore is one of the most prosperous countries in the world with its strong international trading links and busy ports.

Join us at the Global Manufacturing Supply Chain Innovation Summit in Singapore

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Loftware is delighted to be part of the 9 th Global Manufacturing Supply Chain Innovation Summit taking place in Singapore on May 30-31 2019. The event sees leading figures from across the APAC region come together to discuss the latest thoughts, innovations and trends relating to the manufacturing supply chain and identify opportunities to bring onboard new solutions that can support them in achieving their objectives. Supply Chain Manufacturing

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Traceability Top of Mind at GS1 Event in Singapore

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Fortunately, there are events like the Manufacturing Solutions Expo (MSE 2017), held this week from Oct. 25 - 27 at the Singapore Expo , where attendees can get a firsthand look at some of the latest solutions to optimize traceability and improve efficiency.

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

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At the Singapore stop of the Quintiq World Tour this year, our panel of industry influencers delved into these topics and more. Charlie Macdonald (Industry Executive for Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics, Telstra): We’re on this journey of transformation towards customer centricity. When is the right time to seek a new IT solution for your business? How does UPS reduce travel time for their drivers? And what can Amazon learn from Rakuten?

Industrial Transformation ASIA-PACIFIC 2019, 22 – 24 October 2019, Singapore

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The event brings together an ecosystem of manufacturers, government agencies & businesses ranging from multinational corporations (MNC) to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to shape and support their transformation initiatives. The post Industrial Transformation ASIA-PACIFIC 2019, 22 – 24 October 2019, Singapore appeared first on Ivalua Industrial Transformation ASIA-PACIFIC, a HANNOVER MESSE event is Asia-Pacific’s leading trade event for Industry 4.0!

Manufacturing Pulse Report 2016

Supply Chain Movement

The manufacturing sector is in the midst of a period of great change. JDA’s Manufacturing Pulse report examining consumer industries has revealed that in the last 12 months, more than two-fifths (42%) of European adults have bought goods directly from a manufacturer. This shift to direct selling is making itself felt on manufacturers’ supply chains and their profitability. As omni-channel comes to the manufacturing sector, disruption will inevitably follow.

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

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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. Stable economy focused on manufacturing.

Doing Business in Malaysia

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In 1963, Singapore, Sabah, and Sarawak joined the Federation. The fledgling country was troubled by an insurgency, confrontations with Indonesia, the Philippine’s claim on Sabah and then Singapore’s withdrawal in 1965. Manufacturing in Malaysia.

A New Way of Looking at Manufacturing Metrics

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The metrics you use to manage your manufacturing operations need to matter, and they need to be actionable. For a detailed review of the operational metrics we recommend in a demand-driven manufacturing environment, refer to our Metrics for Action Guide. Besides, many manufacturers are still calculating metrics by hand (or spreadsheet) from information that is gathered manually, often with considerable effort. Most experts agree.

Winner of the last quarter: Unilever’s Marc Engel

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In his 20-year career with Unilever, Engel has worked in Singapore, the Netherlands, UK, Brazil, Switzerland and Kenya. He is an Executive Board Member of Kenya Association of Manufacturers and a member of the Supervisory Board of PostNL. Trends appointment CSCO Manufacturing Marc Engel Pier Luigi Sigismondi successor UnileverMarc Engel has joined the Unilever Leadership Executive (ULE) as Chief Supply Chain Officer on 1 January 2016, according to the Unilever website.

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What does increasing regulatory oversight mean for the pharma supply chain?

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Due to more complex supply chains, policy makers worldwide are enforcing stricter regulations for manufacturing and logistics. Selected manufacturing problems and growing public pressure have caused the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to strengthen GMP standards (Good Manufacturing Practices) and control them more strictly. The number of FDA inspections of drug and biologics manufacturers has also grown.

Amazon vs. Alibaba: A Battle for Southeast Asia

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By becoming key players in trucking, warehousing, and shipping, Amazon is able to lower its shipping costs, open doors for smaller merchants to publish more products, and allow Chinese and Indian sellers and manufacturers to access Amazon warehouses. Now, Amazon is further expanding their reach, announcing their plans to enter Southeast Asia with a launch in Singapore in the first quarter of 2017. Rumors are circling that the company is planning a launch in Singapore in early 2017.

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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. Optimize global manufacturing capacities : Carry out a structured view of Mfg capacities by each plant, self as well as outsourced.

Coronavirus communication

Supply Chain Movement

Meanwhile, a European supply chain director at an ingredients company mentioned that he had been called by almost all food manufacturing customers individually to ask whether his company could still produce and supply in Europe for now. A supply chain executive from an American healthcare manufacturer told me that his company was operating in full business continuity planning (BCP) mode.

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Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

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Singapore. In this fast-paced world, where there is also increasing pressure to reduce the carbon footprint, global fashion and luxury goods manufacturers have to redesign their go-to-market strategy to meet demand in a cost-efficient and sustainable way: Plan. Fashion and luxury goods manufacturers are defining their own seasons, which is making the planning of campaigns more complex.

What role will human planners play in the supply chain of the future?

DELMIA Quintiq

We asked three experts at the Quintiq World Tour event in Singapore. Charlie Macdonald, Industry Executive for Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics, Telstra. “If Gerald Tan, CEO, Pan Asia Logistics Singapore Pte Ltd. “I With artificial intelligence, smart automation, and the internet of things all the buzz today, it looks like the days of human labor in the workforce are numbered. Many pundits have weighed in.

How consumer priorities impact your supply chain

DELMIA Quintiq

In manufacturing it means allowing for quick and easy customization. Let us know in your comment below or view the ‘Customer centric supply chain’ presentation at the SCM Logistics & Manufacturing World in Singapore. . Happy customers are the key to success. It’s the first and more persistent rule of business. In the world of supply chains that used to mean making sure you had supplies to make and deliver a product, in full and on time.

How to Handle Logistics During Chinese New Year

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With Chinese New Year approaching fast workers will travel throughout the country to return to their families and celebrate the New Year, with all manufacturing shutting down for the duration. Singapore – CNY – February 16-17. “By implementing a few critical steps in advance of the holiday, shippers can avoid unnecessary bottlenecks and continue business with little or no interruption,” says Frank Guenzerodt, CEO of Dachser USA.

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Synovos Names Walt Teesdale Senior Vice President of Operations

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Our MRO solutions enable companies, manufacturers, large institutions and others to streamline MRO / indirect materials management, while improving overall maintenance effectiveness and equipment reliability. Synovos provides services globally with locations in Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico, Singapore and Europe. RADNOR, Pa.

Synovos Names Walt Teesdale Senior Vice President of Operations

Synovos

Our MRO solutions enable companies, manufacturers, large institutions and others to streamline MRO / indirect materials management, while improving overall maintenance effectiveness and equipment reliability. Synovos provides services globally with locations in Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico, Singapore and Europe. RADNOR, Pa.

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

Supply Chain Game Changer

I then went on to work as a ‘shipper’, for a swiss confectionary manufacturer and then a global IT distributor. In the former I was responsible for Logistics & Trade Compliance across 30+ manufacturing sites in the Asia Pacific region and then with APL L I was the Global Commercial Director of the organization – which was a US$2 billion 3PL with offices across the world. University of Wales, Masters in Supply Chain Management offered in Singapore along with.

Keith B. Carter on The Path to Actionable Intelligence

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Carter, Actionable Intelligence Expert and Decision Sciences Visiting Senior Fellow at the National University of Singapore Business School and Affiliate Professor Business Analytics Center, to unravel some of the difficulties managers face while embracing an analytics culture and discuss some best practices for success. He has managed teams across continents – from the United States to Belgium and Singapore.

Study Shows Two-Thirds of Companies Yet to Execute Digital Transformation in Supply Chain Planning

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A North American-based survey of nearly 200 supply chain professionals from top CPG, distribution/wholesale, food and beverage, manufacturing, and retail companies found that 58% of respondents are still in the exploring or evaluating phases of digital transformation. Founded in 2002, Spinnaker has offices in Boston, Columbus, Denver, Houston, Memphis, Pittsburgh, London, and Singapore. PRESS RELEASE.

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

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One of the strategies manufacturers and online stores will take is to price their products uniformly across the participating economies. 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. Join me at the Payload Asia conference taking place in Singapore this October and 14.

Synovos Releases Best Practices Paper on Bridging the Gap within MRO Supply Chain

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Every manufacturer struggles with the MRO supply chain, but it doesn’t have to be that way,” said Susan Eckel, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Synovos. Our solutions enable companies, manufacturers, large institutions and others to streamline MRO / indirect materials management, while improving overall maintenance effectiveness and asset and MRO reliability. Synovos provides services globally with locations in Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico, Europe and Singapore.

The Cost of Climate Change on Your Supply Chain

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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. A new report by Verisk Maplecroft points out global manufacturing hubs in South-East Asia may experience significant falls in productivity over the next 30 years due to rising temperatures and an increase in extreme heat stress.

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

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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.

Synovos Team Members Earn Certified Reliability Leader Recognition

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Whether one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical manufacturing companies, a producer of Greek yogurt, or an aerospace company, there is always a focus on maintaining production up-time and improving profitability. Our solutions enable companies, manufacturers, large institutions and others to streamline MRO / indirect materials management, while improving overall maintenance effectiveness and asset and MRO reliability. RADNOR, Pa.

The need to know

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Some Canadian manufacturing executives are complaining that the country’s confusing and lopsided exemptions to strict COVID-19 border controls have hurt their sector’s competitiveness just as the country faces weaker growth and a resurgence in new infections.

3 Things Good, Lean Visuals Have In Common & Mieruka: The Four Different Types of Visuals with Examples

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He has significant international experience, and has been based in Hong Kong, Singapore, Bangkok, Japan and Australia, with experience in managing multicultural cross-border teams throughout the region. Lean Manufacturing lean visualsGood visuals that help plan, schedule, organize and communicate information are an essential part of a lean environment. Recent studies show that as high as 83% of human learning occurs visually.

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Staying Ahead of Supply Chain Paradigms – LogiSYM September 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

But alternative models are emerging, including distributed manufacturing enabled by robotics, artificial intelligence (AI) and 3D-printing, distributed intelligence brought about by the internet of things and distributed labor enabled by the internet and mobile devices. Demand sensing technology will help supply chain professionals to become smarter about the sales side, which helps to drive sales but also allows for better planning of logistics and manufacturing capacity.

BluJay Solutions Report Highlights Changing Consumer Expectations and Delivery Preferences

BluJay Solutions

Melbourne, AU – 26 August 2020 – BluJay Solutions , a global provider of supply chain applications, networks and data solutions, today launched a new report ‘The Delivery Experience,’ which surveyed more than 7,000 consumers across APAC, including Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia.

Chinese New Year Shutdown 2020: How to Prepare

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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.

Digitalisation of Supply Chains: Supply Chain Resilience, Responsiveness and Renewal – LogiSYM August 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

A huge emphasis is typically placed on lean manufacturing and just-in-time distribution, which helps firms save time and money by improving resource efficiency, reducing waste, and optimising their distribution networks. Taking a digital-first approach.

US reshoring index hits record high even before COVID-19 pandemic

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US companies in 2019 sourced substantially fewer manufactured goods from 14 traditional Asian trading partners, apparently as a direct result of aggressive US government trade policies, according to the seventh annual Kearney US Reshoring Index. Kearney , the global management consulting firm that calculates the index, attributes much of the big 2019 shift to a 17% decline in US imports of manufactured goods from China, which has long been the leading choice for offshore production.