Doing Business in Singapore

QAD

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

Loftware

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

Loftware

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. Counterfeiting Supply Chain GS1 Track & Traceability Barcode Labeling

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.

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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Stories of Supply Chain Leadership: An Interview with Joan Motsinger of Seagate

Supply Chain Shaman

Many companies talk about Supply Chain Excellence, but most leaders struggle to define it. One supply chain leader, in a discussion last week, likened supply chain excellence to fitness. He felt that supply chain excellence was analogous. One of our goals is to capture and share the stories of supply chain leaders. Performance of High Tech and Electronics Supply Chains for the Periods of 2006-2013 and 2009-2013.

How consumer priorities impact your supply chain

DELMIA Quintiq

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. The 21st century has seen more than its fair share of supply chain related scandals. Tainted milk in China, Nike child labor, worker abuse and suicides at Foxconn Technology (assembling Apple products), and BP’s Gulf oil spill – each of these incidents shed light on a major company’s supply chain failures.

Staying Ahead of Supply Chain Paradigms – LogiSYM September 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

What are areas that are relevant to supply chains where new paradigms are possible? Covid-19 has demonstrated the power of integrated, intelligent and interactive supply chain networks. Companies can create digital supply chains and digital supply chain services, and, hence, advantage. Today’s supply chains are complex networks geared towards highest efficiency and the production of highly sophisticated products.

Takeaways from the 2018 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

Kinaxis

by Dr. Madhav Durbha Supply chain insights from leading industry experts. Supply chain skills in high demand, digital twins, disruptive technologies, and other takeaways from the 2018 Gartner supply chain conference. I just returned from the highly engaging and inspiring Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference in Phoenix, Arizona. Here are some key takeaways from the Gartner supply chain event: 1.

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.

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.

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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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 manufacturerssupply chains and their profitability. As these questions emerge, manufacturers find themselves approaching a crossroads.

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.

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

The Emerging Supply Chain Wars

NC State SCRC

In the new book “Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization, author Parag Khanna discusses the concept of the “new supply chain wars”. Central to his argument is the notion that global supply chains have become more complex, but have also merged into a comprehensive whole. If this is the case, then technology wont eliminate supply chains, but will “morph” them, as raw materials such as organic matter or plastics will need to “feed” 3D printing.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years. Talent development can make an important contribution to the execution of their supply chain strategies, but not all leaders pay the same amount of attention to this topic. Life’s as a chief supply chain officer (CSCO) is not always easy. Singapore. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’.

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

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Leveraging on it’s supercharged digitally-enabled systems and best-in-class technologies, blu helps businesses get a head start on digitalising their supply chains to remain competitive in the rapidly changing business environment. . Digitalising your logistics and supply chain.

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

The Network Effect

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.

Job opening: Global Supply Chain Director at Océ

Supply Chain Movement

Great career opportunity for a Supply Chain Director with a proven track record in new product introductions and successfully delivering complex supply chain projects within a high tech environment! Global Supply Chain Director. Managing supply and demand for high value low volume production print products worldwide ensuring in time product delivery. Your role as Global Supply Chain Director.

The India supply chain revolution

Supply Chain Movement

India is on the cusp of a supply chain transformation that may end up being nothing short of a major game changer. This usually leads to a lively discussion as to why companies in India have surprising supply chain configurations. A system of poor supply chain incentives. We spoke to Raj Reddy, supply chain VP at Glenmark Pharmaceuticals. This is the start of what will likely be a profound transformation of supply chain in India.

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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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Coronavirus communication

Supply Chain Movement

For companies involved in supply chain, these are very hectic times due to the coronavirus pandemic currently sweeping the globe. In preparation for our European survey on the business impact of COVID-19, I called a handful of supply chain executives. However, his attention had shifted from the usual monthly planning cycle to weekly and daily supply chain planning for the essential products. Martijn Lofvers, Chief Trendwatcher Supply Chain Media.

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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.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Supply Chain KPI Tips. All you need to know about Supply Chain KPIs. Supply Chain KPI. So that unfortunately means that many of your supply chain KPIs may not be stock-standard ones. Cost as a percentage of sales (Logistics or Supply Chain).

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Digital Transformation and the Modern Supply Chain Experience

Oracle SCM

Five things we learned from Oracle’s recent Modern Supply Chain Conferences. Entering the room in the London Intercontinental O2 conference center to hear Rick Jewell’s keynote presentation on “Oracle SCM Cloud: Vision and Roadmap” proved to me that Cloud has finally arrived for supply chain. The Cloud has arrived in the supply chain. All the signs now point to the fact that Cloud computing is set to have an impact across global supply chains.

Doing Business in Malaysia

QAD

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.

Gartner’s survey analysis: Women in Supply Chain 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Gartner’s first Women in Supply Chain Survey, conducted with AWESOME, an executive women’s leadership group, and supported by Supply Chain Media, compares the representation of women in supply chain leadership roles. It also identifies practices that are increasing the engagement with and success of women in supply chain organizations. Industrial manufacturers have noticeably lower representation than other sectors.

Gartner’s Women in Supply Chain Survey 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Gartner’s first Women in Supply Chain Survey, conducted with AWESOME, an executive women’s leadership group, compares the representation of women in supply chain leadership roles. It also identifies practices that are increasing the engagement with and success of women in supply chain organizations. Industrial manufacturers have noticeably lower representation than other sectors. Gartner Survey Analysis Women in Supply Chain 2016.

Xiaomi & The Supply Chain Behind the World's Highest Valued Smartphone Startup

Elementum

High Quality Suppliers, Demand-Driven Manufacturing and Longer Device Lifetimes. From the outset of the venture, founder Lei Jun was focused on establishing and maintaining a high quality supply chain, and not without reason. In the end, his diligence paid off—Xiaomi now partners with the world’s most highly touted hardware manufacturers including Sharp, Foxconn, and Wintek. Now, Xiaomi is looking to expand its market (and supply chain) out of China.

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Xiaomi & The Supply Chain Behind the World's Highest Valued Smartphone Startup

Elementum

High Quality Suppliers, Demand-Driven Manufacturing and Longer Device Lifetimes. From the outset of the venture, founder Lei Jun was focused on establishing and maintaining a high quality supply chain, and not without reason. In the end, his diligence paid off—Xiaomi now partners with the world’s most highly touted hardware manufacturers including Sharp, Foxconn, and Wintek. Now, Xiaomi is looking to expand its market (and supply chain) out of China.

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Xiaomi & The Supply Chain Behind the World's Highest Valued Smartphone Startup

Elementum

High Quality Suppliers, Demand-Driven Manufacturing and Longer Device Lifetimes. From the outset of the venture, founder Lei Jun was focused on establishing and maintaining a high quality supply chain, and not without reason. In the end, his diligence paid off—Xiaomi now partners with the world’s most highly touted hardware manufacturers including Sharp, Foxconn, and Wintek. Now, Xiaomi is looking to expand its market (and supply chain) out of China.

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

Synovos

May 21, 2019 – Synovos, the leading pure integrated supply chain management company in the world, announced the availability of a new best practices article: MRO Supply Chain Best Practices: Bridging the Gap Between Maintenance and Procurement. The paper highlights the deep and consistent challenges within the MRO supply chain. Click the title to request the paper: MRO Supply Chain Best Practices: Bridging the Gap Between Maintenance and Procurement.