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

Multiple Constraints of Route Planning in ASEAN


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.

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Top 20: The Ultimate Logistics Technology Roundup


Companies like GoGoVan or EasyVan in Singapore are leading the charge. Ubiquitous data collection, as goods, supply chain assets and warehouses communicate with each all spell out huge data insights. 3D Printing : Almost 20% of manufacturers are already using 3D printing in their business to some extent. Real-time access to information in the warehouse can fundamentally change how logistics employees work. Manufacturing Geek , @CamstarSystems ].

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.

The India supply chain revolution

Supply Chain Movement

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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Lessons to Glean From the West Coast Port Dispute

Supply Chain @ MIT

But the implications of this standoff between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association go beyond idle ships and stranded freight containers. 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. Limited options on the West Coast without new thinking?

Takeaways from the 2018 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference


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.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Production/manufacturing. Warehousing. Transportation. Of course, the difference between KPIs and metrics will vary at different levels of your organisation, so for example, while a metric recording “receiving accuracy” in a warehouse would certainly be a KPI for a warehouse manager, it would be completely extraneous as an executive-level KPI. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones!

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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.” The latest technologies being experimented with are robots in warehouses, drones, and autonomous vehicles.

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

Supply Chain Movement

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. Integration with warehouse mechanisation and production equipment guarantees that the optimal plan will be executed in practice.

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!

Decoding the cross-border eCommerce puzzle


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.

Logistics Technology Trends That Will Dominate 2017


China, Singapore, and Sweden. Amazon has also been adding sortation centers that receive shipments from Amazon’s fulfillment warehouses where packages are sorted by postcode and then are delivered to the USPS for last mile delivery, cutting out the need for UPS or Fedex. On-Demand Delivery Uber’s success in disrupting transportation has led to enormous VC funding of “Uber-for-X” businesses where smartphones are used to connect customers with nearby workers on demand.

This Week in Logistics News (February 29 – March 4, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Second, we just released our second Talking Logistics YOUniversity course, Building a Strong Transportation Management Foundation. This self-service 4-session course provides an overview of how to build a strong transportation management foundation, with a focus on strategy development, procurement, the role of technology, and the importance of enabling a continuous improvement culture and processes.