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.

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. As their trucks go around making last-mile deliveries to their customers, they’d check if their pick-up points contained any other goods that require transportation as well.

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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.

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

DELMIA Quintiq

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. Planet Planning Transport & Logistic

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.

BluJay Solutions Acquires Australian Customs and Forwarding Technology Provider Expedient Software

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The company will integrate with the global BluJay team, which has Asia-Pacific offices in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, China, and India. Expedient offers several modules including customs clearance and forwarding software, with transport and container management, workflow, and track and trace functionality.

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.

6 Answers for Your Top TPP Agreement Questions

CH Robinson Transportfolio

While we’re still sorting through the full text, we wanted to provide you with some background, answer some questions, and offer some insight about what the TPP agreement means for the transportation and logistics industry. Essentially it is a proposed trade agreement between 12 countries—the United States, Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam.

The Cost of Climate Change on Your Supply Chain

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The same can be true for evaluating different transportation options. Severe weather can cause substantial delays, or even total shutdowns, of certain routes or modes of transportation. 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.

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. Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport and The Australian Logistics Academy, an.

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.

Expect Uncertainty for Inbound Shipments into Asia and China

CH Robinson Logistics

But these same disruptions are also causing serious challenges to the transportation industry in China and Asia at large. . In fact, almost all Southeast Asia countries have seen some change: Singapore as the most competitive country. Bloomberg states that Singapore has the world’s best airport. million TEUs in 2018—and it would seem that Singapore is thriving. However, Singapore has also suffered an economic downturn since June 2019, due in part to the China-U.S.

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Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

The market study by VerkehrsRundschau (a leading German magazine with a website about transport and logistics) assessed the attractiveness of the countries close to Germany as a base for logistics activities. The Netherlands secured first place based on the results from the large-scale survey among logistics decision-makers within manufacturing and retail companies in Germany. Singapore.

Worried About Foreign H-1B Hirers? Award More H-1B Visas!

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advanced degree programs or residents of Chile or Singapore. appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Manufacturing STEM h1b visasThe H-1B visa, a temporary visa to hire high-skilled foreign workers for jobs in the United States for which American workers are not available, is intended to be awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis. Starting tomorrow, April 1, applications for this visa will be accepted and considered for fiscal year 2017.

Top 20: The Ultimate Logistics Technology Roundup

Freightos

Companies like GoGoVan or EasyVan in Singapore are leading the charge. 3D Printing : Almost 20% of manufacturers are already using 3D printing in their business to some extent. Automated vehicles means safer transportation, 24/7 operations and less deadhead operations. Manufacturing Geek , @CamstarSystems ]. Feel like you keep on reading headlines about “ the Uber-ificiation of 3D printed big-data drones “? We know how you feel.

Job opening: Global Supply Chain Director at Océ

Supply Chain Movement

A new global Manufacturing structure with new operating models has been created. Within this organization, you are responsible for global supply chain management activities across geographies (Netherlands, Germany, Canada and Singapore), successfully driving supply chain strategies and policies ensuring availability and on time delivery of products (print systems, parts, and OEM) to customers. In this position, you report directly to the Global Senior Vice President Manufacturing.

Multiple Constraints of Route Planning in ASEAN

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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. Transportation systems in ASEAN countries have drastically developed during the past decades along with their economic growth and rising population.

Lessons to Glean From the West Coast Port Dispute

Supply Chain @ MIT

To make matters worse, US ports have fallen behind technologically-advanced cargo handling hubs such as Singapore and Rotterdam in the Netherlands, mainly due to union opposition. The result was the creation of multiple manufacturing plants in the US South, dwindling union clout, and bankruptcies at General Motors and Chrysler. Strategy Transportation Global Supply Chains ILWU MIT CTL Panama Canal port automation trade unions US ports west coast port stoppages

Coronavirus Highlights Fragility of Global Supply Networks

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A businessman, who caught the virus at a conference in Singapore, was linked to several other cases. But even if containment has the desired effect, what are the wider consequences of shutting down schools, shopping centers, factories, transportation and supply networks? Other manufacturing hubs in China, particularly in Hubei province, have also been badly hit by the coronavirus outbreak. .

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

Logistics Bureau

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 Refined petroleum: Australia sources most of its refined petroleum products from Singapore, which, with 138+ confirmed cases, is also in the COVID-19 firing line.

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. Amazon currently lists about 17,700 full-time vacancies on its website, about 920 in the logistics and transportation sector. These positions are focused on operational roles for rapid manufacturing, inventive packaging, and fulfillment.

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“Too Big to Fail”: 10 Things you Need to Know About El Niño

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That’s good news for agriculture and manufacturing in the state, two industries that rely heavily on almost nonexistent water. The fires are causing high levels of haze in Singapore and other countries, where pollution levels are almost unprecedented. Disastrous typhoons can also knock out industries and transportation from the country. El Niño is officially set to wreak havoc around the world—starting now.

Takeaways from the 2018 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

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While observing that US and Israel are lagging several other countries such as Singapore and South Korea in standardized tests, he attributed the innovation of US and Israel to the high self-esteem of the students, fostering entrepreneurial spirit. Manufacturers that are used to shipping pallets and cartons to retailers will need to be prepared for the world of shipping eaches to consumers and do so economically.

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. The combination of technology along with the advancements in transportation made it possible. The traditional manufacturing job defined the middle class. Each time, I turn on the channel, manufacturing jobs frame the global debate. Today, I unpacked my bags.

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Why Global Trade Agreements must be part of your supply chain planning: Guest Post by Tim Barnes

NC State SCRC

He has put together some great advice here about how the TPP is going to dramatically impact the supply chain landscape in the near future… Supply chain decision makers play a continuous game of identifying what and where to source raw materials, the most cost effective location for assembly, and the most efficient structure of their transportation network, to achieve the ultimate goal of low COGS, good quality and delivery to their customer base in an efficient timeframe.

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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.” Ground transportation was unacceptable because it took too much time, especially during the rainy seasons.

The India supply chain revolution

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This was meant to incentivize companies to manufacture locally, and indeed many did, either by outsourcing or creating micro-factories in most of India’s 29 states, despite volumes that might have more naturally led to larger economies of scale in consolidated production facilities. Reddy estimates that this increased transit time by about 50% on a high volume transport lane like Mumbai-Delhi. ADJUSTING TO A NEW TAX REGIME.

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Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. Singapore. Manufacturers and retailers had a generally positive outlook on the prospect of consolidation. Effectively, shippers (manufacturers and retailers that have products in need of transport) either don’t value innovation from their LSPs or don’t see innovation from them. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

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.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

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Singapore. 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. Customers are becoming more demanding all the time: they increasingly expect personalised offers, available globally and round the clock.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. Singapore. Manufacturers and retailers had a generally positive outlook on the prospect of consolidation. Effectively, shippers (manufacturers and retailers that have products in need of transport) either don’t value innovation from their LSPs or don’t see innovation from them. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

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

Supply Chain Game Changer

In 2014, I accepted to support the World Economic Forum in developing the supply chain and transport industries. Since 2010, I have been supporting startups, like Hyperloop Transportation Technologies as well as asset owners – including serving on various boards. As director and head of supply chain and transport industries at the World Economic Forum in New York and Geneva, I was facilitating groundbreaking research in supply chain and logistics innovation. Subscribe Here!

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Production/manufacturing. Transportation. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right. Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Which ones to use?… … How many to use? Sadly it’s not such an easy question to answer. Of course they need to be SMART. Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time phased.

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Decoding the cross-border eCommerce puzzle

Vinculum

The consumers in Malaysia, for instance, want to buy a product in Singapore can now buy it from their own country. The B2C affair is gradually overlapping the B2B segment as customers are willing to purchase products directly from foreign manufacturers and retailers.

The Upswing of Chinese Logistics Companies

Elementum

Logistics, the complex operation involving the movements of people, facilities, and supplies, is applied in every industry from manufacturing to retail to trade. In 2015, the Asian-Pacific region dominated the industry with significant impact from China, India, Singapore, Indonesia, Japan, and Malaysia. Hunt Transport Services, C.H. Forecast to grow by a CAGR of 7.5% by 2020 globally, the logistics industry is booming.

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