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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.

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. Develop methodologies to measure risk for each supply chain node, warehouse, factory, supplier, geography, or transportation node.

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

ToolsGroup

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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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.

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. The voracious appetite of US consumers for goods — from Apple products to Xmas trees — saw China become the de facto manufacturer of consumer goods. They have come to grow dependent and accustomed to working with Chinese manufacturers and suppliers. Less affected are Singapore, South Korea, and Thailand.

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.

Why Inventory Revaluation Is Your Next Important Task

Unleashed

Net realisable value (NRV) is the expected selling price of inventory goods after taking into account selling costs and manufacturing costs. Imagine you are a toothpaste maker, sourcing raw materials from overseas. Sourcing it from a different supplier in another country will take four weeks by sea or one week by airfreight at a higher price. This way, you can move a high volume of items quickly and get that dead stock out of the warehouse.

Supply Chain Disruption and Digitization

Enterra Insights

They include: Real-time Big Data and advanced analytics; mobility; the Internet of Things (IoT); social media; additive manufacturing (aka 3D printing); and drones/autonomous vehicles. Even more important, the information will be available in real time, enabling companies to make decisions on product design, manufacturing, distribution and even prices.” The latest technologies being experimented with are robots in warehouses, drones, and autonomous vehicles.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Singapore. Sourcing from far-flung countries such as China is leading to growing uncertainty about the actual supply of purchase orders. The supply chain solutions for the 24-hour economy lie primarily in a flexible IT platform which enables the various internal software applications, such as for manufacturing execution, warehouse management and transport planning, to be connected to external systems such as for customs handling.

Why Inventory Revaluation Is Your Next Important Task

Unleashed

Net realisable value (NRV) is the expected selling price of inventory goods after taking into account selling costs and manufacturing costs. Imagine you are a toothpaste maker, sourcing raw materials from overseas. Sourcing it from a different supplier in another country will take four weeks by sea or one week by airfreight at a higher price. This way, you can move a high volume of items quickly and get that dead stock out of the warehouse.

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

Supply Chain Game Changer

Founding member of NEXST, alias Centre of Excellence for Global Emerging Supply Chain Technologies, initiated by Reefknot, Kuehne & Nagel and SGInnovate, in Singapore, and expert of SEA20, an international not-for-profit initiative and network of ports, academia, associations and companies supporting maritime transformation. In 2012, Amazon bought KIVA Systems, a maker of robots that service warehouses which kicked off the boom of warehouse automation. Subscribe Here!