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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. Captain Vivek Sood (Managing Director, Global Supply Chain Group): 10 years ago, I would’ve said, “Wait till your plans are so rigid, that people start to work around the plans.” Charlie Macdonald (Industry Executive for Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics, Telstra): We’re on this journey of transformation towards customer centricity.

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.

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Reimagine Supply Chain of the Future – agile, resilient, and balanced – LogiSYM July 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Reimagine Supply Chain of the future: There are many facets to imagining Supply Chain of Future. What are the learnings from Covid disaster that leaders will incorporate into future supply chains? Let us study major highlights of Supply Chains of the future.

How Can We Heal the Global Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Shaman

In the last six months, in my travels, I have presented to supply chain teams in China, Belgium, France, Germany, Peru, Mexico, Netherlands, South Africa, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. I strongly feel that if I am going to cover the global supply chain that I need to experience it. Connectivity enabled the growth of the global supply chain opening up markets driving opportunity. The traditional manufacturing job defined the middle class.

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

Logistics Bureau

COVID-19 and the Future of China Sourcing and Manufacture. The disruption to global supply chains caused by Beijing’s decision to close factories and lock down cities to contain COVID-19 has jolted Western companies into rejigging their supply chains, with economists predicting that globalisation as we know it will never be the same again. But global dependence on Chinese manufacturing is mind-boggling…. Stable economy focused on manufacturing.

Coronavirus impeding supply chains worldwide

USC Consulting Group

One thing is for certain: The communicable disease has caused massive amounts of uncertainty and brought significant instability to supply chains in a variety of industries. Meanwhile, according to the latest estimates from the Institute for Supply Management, the NMI Index in February reached 57.3%. “The bottom line is COVID-19 supply chain uncertainty could create demand uncertainty as well,” Hayne said.

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.

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. Singapore. Supply chain solutions.

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

ToolsGroup

September 26, 2019) A new study by ToolsGroup, a global leader in supply chain planning software, and Spinnaker, a supply chain services company, has found that only 7% of companies are reaping the benefits of digital transformation of supply chain planning. Drivers of supply chain planning digitization vary significantly by company, with 42% identifying increased operational efficiencies (e.g. PRESS RELEASE.

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

DELMIA Quintiq

But what about the supply chain executive? We asked three experts at the Quintiq World Tour event in Singapore. Charlie Macdonald, Industry Executive for Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics, Telstra. “If Supply chains, however much we automate them, are really networks of trust and relationships. People are the center of collaborations in the supply chain. Gerald Tan, CEO, Pan Asia Logistics Singapore Pte Ltd. “I

Supply Chain Disruption and Digitization

Enterra Insights

Disruption is generally anathema in supply chain circles. 2] That may be true; nevertheless, Luigi De Bernardini ( @ldebernardini ), CEO of Autoware, asserts, “Digitalization is impacting and probably disrupting the supply chain — or at least the traditional concept we have for supply chain.”[3] Supply chain digital disruption and digitization. Regis Hotel in Singapore from 8 a.m.

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

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

As a result, Global Supply Chains have experienced severe “Supply side Shocks” with massive disruptions impinging on all sectors. SUPPLY CHAIN DISRUPTION—Respond, Recover and Regrow. SUPPLY CHAIN OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES. Supply Chain Technology.

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. Singapore.

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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Post-Pandemic Impermanence and 6 Actions to Take Now!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. 10 Vital Supply Chain Lessons from the Coronavirus Pandemic! For supply chain professionals, supply chains and our underlying assumptions will certainly need to adapt. In many critical supply areas, such as biopharma, the now famous PPE, and high technology medical devices, not just calls, but screams for re-examining supply lines and explicitly, our reliance on China. Manufacturing.

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

Logistics Bureau

These figures indicate the extent of Australia’s exposure to the severe supply chain disruption being experienced in China, following the outbreak of the Coronavirus epidemic in December. Let’s take a closer look at how Australia’s exports to, and imports from, China are being impacted by the supply chain disruptions: How Exports Have Been Affected. Singapore, $14.7 Source Australian Bureau of Statistics.

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. That’s quite an ordeal for a lot of people, not least passengers who are locked in their cabins on cruise liners whose supplies are running short. The consequences on supply networks? But even if containment has the desired effect, what are the wider consequences of shutting down schools, shopping centers, factories, transportation and supply networks?

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Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Wolfgang Lehmacher!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. 10 Vital Supply Chain Lessons from the Coronavirus Pandemic! At Supply Chain Game Changer we believe in sharing experiences and expertise from people in every industry and from across the globe. My passion is supply chain and positive change. But supply chain may. Supply chain is the economy and the economy the supply chain. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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

Proxima

A heady mix of plummeting supply brought on by trade restrictions, and sky-rocketing demand from panic-buying, has led to an aftermath of misalignment and serious global supply chain disruption over the past months. After all, managing the whole chain is a team sport.

Perspectives on the Global Trade Environment: A Panel Discussion

NC State SCRC

As the global environment is shifting based on political debates, EU/British negotiations, tariffs driven by the Trump administration, as well as the sudden shifts in country-level policies, supply chain executives and planners are working to plan for future uncertainties. To deal with uncertainty, the team has mapped out their supply base to mitigate risk. Andrew Partis shared his views from ThermoFisher, a global contrat manufacturer for the pharmaceutical industry.

Trump’s China Cold War Yields Hard Look at Global Supply Chains

Material Handling and Logistics

During a visit to the manufacturing heartland of Guangdong province in October, Xi reiterated a mantra that China must strive to be self-reliant, especially on innovation. The result of a standoff, Paulson warned in a speech last week at the Bloomberg New Economy Forum in Singapore, was a "moment of change in the global economy" and "unprecedented political pressure on cross-national supply chains.". "I Link - omron-manufacturing-factories-750.jpg. Source ID.

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

EFT

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.

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.

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.

Top 6 Wholesale Distribution Trends for 2019

EMERGE App

They range from small-batch soap manufacturing to the distribution of sports car parts. 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. The voracious appetite of US consumers for goods — from Apple products to Xmas trees — saw China become the de facto manufacturer of consumer goods.

The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play

Freightos

Across twenty additional countries, Amazon’s other centers are predominantly focused on fulfillment and delivery stations while some countries, like Italy, the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Singapore, and Japan also have Prime delivery facilities. Source: Amazon.com. These positions are focused on operational roles for rapid manufacturing, inventive packaging, and fulfillment. Five years of supply chain product experience and a MBA or Supply Chain Masters, is required.

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Multiple Constraints of Route Planning in ASEAN

Abivin

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is a major global hub of manufacturing and trade, as well as one of the fastest-growing markets in the world with a consumer base of more than 600 million, an expanding labor force and a soaring E-commerce industry. Source ASEAN is witnessing a growing middle class with increased spending power, which results in a thriving demand for logistics as consumers require better, more varied products and services delivered to their doorstep.

Why Inventory Revaluation Is Your Next Important Task

Unleashed

These changes may be due to exchange rate movements, disrupted supply chains, obsolescence, damage or spoilage. Net realisable value (NRV) is the expected selling price of inventory goods after taking into account selling costs and manufacturing costs. Supply chain disruption. Imagine you are a toothpaste maker, sourcing raw materials from overseas.

Former Teva Pharmaceutical Procurement Leader Joins Synovos

Synovos

3, 2019 – Thomas Cummins, former Global Head of Manufacturing Goods and Services Procurement for Teva Pharmaceuticals, has been named Senior Direct of Global Procurement for Synovos, the leading independent integrated supply chain management company in North America. His team works with suppliers in developing sourcing strategies that leverage the company’s $500 million spend and that are managed by the Central Procurement and Operations teams. RADNOR, Pa. –

Why Inventory Revaluation Is Your Next Important Task

Unleashed

These changes may be due to exchange rate movements, disrupted supply chains, obsolescence, damage or spoilage. Net realisable value (NRV) is the expected selling price of inventory goods after taking into account selling costs and manufacturing costs. Supply chain disruption. Imagine you are a toothpaste maker, sourcing raw materials from overseas.

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!