Earthquake Updates - Hualien, Taiwan

Elementum

magnitude earthquake that struck Eastern Taiwan on February 6th continues to have aftershocks, with plenty more expected to occur in the days ahead. Most of Taiwan’s geological activity occurs off its Eastern coast, while the overwhelming majority of its industrial and manufacturing base is located in the Western coastal plains. The 6.4

Taiwan Earthquake Supply Chain Impact Analysis White Paper

Resilinc

magnitude earthquake rattled southern Taiwan at the start of Lunar New Year, the island’s largest nationwide holiday. Examination of the confirmed impacts to chip manufacturers on the island. Around 4 a.m. on February 6th, a 6.4

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How your Supply Chain can Learn from Taiwan’s Earthquake

Elementum

A 6.4-magnitude quake struck southern Taiwan early Saturday morning local time, killing at least seven and causing widespread structural damage. Some semiconductor manufacturers in the country have reported damage to their facilities—but how is it going to affect supply chains?

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.

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

Logistics Bureau

COVID-19 and the Future of China Sourcing and Manufacture. But global dependence on Chinese manufacturing is mind-boggling…. The overriding reason for this China-dependence is the cost factor, and weaning manufacturing away from that country comes at a hefty price. Taiwan.

Prep Your Supply Chain for Super Typhoon Soudelor

Elementum

Super Typhoon Soudelor is set to hit Taiwan and China tomorrow, with a huge potential for supply chain disruption. Update 8/6/15, 22:38 PST: Typhoon Soudelor Forces Suspension of Ferry Services in Southeast Taiwan.

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Who Should Be In The Winner’s Circle?

Supply Chain Shaman

Only 29% of manufacturers easily manage total cost trade-offs. Total cost analysis is more difficult than it sounds and most technology implementations automated functional measurement systems (manufacturing or procurement), but leave the organization blind on the management of total costs.

Cyber Threats Loom Large

Resilinc

The medical device segment in particular was recognized as an industry in which cyber attacks on manufacturers could pose threats to patients. Cyber attacks continued to grow in intensity in 2018, with alarming new trends evident.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Tony Giovaniello, President of Shasta EDC

Supply Chain Game Changer

This was my first exposure to manufacturing. That caused me to learn more about building reliability into the designs and quality into the manufacturing process. We very successfully brought assemble back to the US from Hong Kong and Taiwan, then a few years later, Mexico.

An Air Charter Solution for Teradyne in a Time of Disruption

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The order required moving oversized equipment from Shanghai (PVG) to Taiwan (TPE) within a limited time window. Thanks to effective collaboration and special arrangements among Teradyne’s inbound planning and manufacturing teams, vendors, and our team at C.H.

What Kind of Visibility Into Your Supply Chain Do You Really Need, and How Do You Get It?

Oracle SCM

Most companies weren't buying from China or Taiwan or Malaysia like they are today. Toyota's profits over the last 20 years have made most other automobile manufacturers around the world envious. Richard Cushing is principal/consultant for Cushing & Associates.

Projected Trends for Manufacturing in China by 2025

EV Cargo Technology

Driven by the “Made in China 2025” mandate, manufacturing in China is set to undergo a massive transformation in the coming years and these 9 tasks have been identified as key priorities: Improving manufacturing innovation. Enforcing green manufacturing.

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Projected trends for manufacturing in China by 2025

EV Cargo Technology

Driven by the “Made in China 2025” mandate, manufacturing in China is set to undergo a massive transformation in the coming years and these 9 tasks have been identified as key priorities: Improving manufacturing innovation. Enforcing green manufacturing.

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Shortages in Medical Supplies Linked to Imports

Logistics Trends and Insights

Other countries including South Korea, India, and Taiwan, as well, are blocking exports of medical supplies to save them for their own citizens, leaving the U.S. Disruptions in global trade have impacted businesses across all industries as well as by consumers at the cash register.

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Distribution in China takes a detour

Supply Chain Movement

China is not only an attractive market in terms of sourcing and manufacturing but also for the sale of goods due to the rapid growth of its middle class. Companies that have already got a manufacturing base in China are not necessarily at an advantage, as Bugaboo’s story illustrates.

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How to Handle Logistics During Chinese New Year

Material Handling and Logistics

With Chinese New Year approaching fast workers will travel throughout the country to return to their families and celebrate the New Year, with all manufacturing shutting down for the duration. Taiwan – CNY – February 15-20.

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Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

Taiwan, Province of China. In this fast-paced world, where there is also increasing pressure to reduce the carbon footprint, global fashion and luxury goods manufacturers have to redesign their go-to-market strategy to meet demand in a cost-efficient and sustainable way: Plan.

China's Chip Hack on US Supply Chain Could Have Far-Reaching Consequences

Material Handling and Logistics

A corporate computing data center might have equipment sold by dozens of manufacturers, which all have similarly complex networks of parts and software suppliers, manufacturers, assemblers, testers and contractors. Over the decades, companies in China, Taiwan, the U.S.,

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How H2 PowerTech Accelerates Product Development Across the Globe

Arena Solutions

H2 PowerTech has sites in Bend, Oregon, for research and development and in Taiwan for manufacturing and test. Purchasing, design engineering, manufacturing engineering, and management teams access the PLM system and gain visibility into once siloed data.

Asia, better brace yourself for Usagi! He’s not in a good mood…

Supply Chain View from the Field

The next big disaster of 2013 could be the Category 5 Typhoon Usagi that is set to hit Taiwan, Hong Kong and China Mainland this Sunday. One idea: import manufacturers might diversify production partner locations instead of having all of their product sources in a single basket.

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The Fashion Supply Chain: Unraveling the Reality

Kinaxis

Cambodia, China, Taiwan, India – look at the ‘made in’ labels on your clothing and you’re likely to find these popular clothing manufacturing countries.

Chinese New Year Shutdown 2020: How to Prepare

ShipBob

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. Consider other manufacturing locations.

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.

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. They have come to grow dependent and accustomed to working with Chinese manufacturers and suppliers. Introduction.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

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. Taiwan, Province of China.

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Bristlecone Flash – February 2019

Bristlecone

It took a mere 18 weeks for Bristlecone to lead a Middle Eastern steel manufacturing client on a transformation journey that took them from manual processes to a powerful new procurement solution. AMERICAN CORPORATE APPAREL COMPANY SELECTS BRISTLECONE.

Experts Suggest How to Slash Supply Chain Risk Properly

Supply Chain Opz

Christopher Tang, Distinguished Professor, UCLA Anderson School and Editor-in-Chief of the INFORMS journal Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (M&SOM) As supply chains become more complex, companies find their supply chains more vulnerable to both foreseeable uncertainty risks and unforeseeable disruption risks. This is how Dell managed to make limited supply of different products to meet demand after the Taiwan earthquake.

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Using the Bits: Building Digital Outside-In Processes

Supply Chain Shaman

As a result, companies like AstraZenca, BASF, Colgate, Reckitt Benckiser, Seagate, and Taiwan Semiconductor outperformed their peer group in the period of 2006-2014, but sustained improvement becomes more and more difficult. Or did the machine fail in the digital manufacturing process?

Demand for Aftermarket Auto Parts

3PL Insights

Most aftermarket auto parts are sold to the DIY customer or to independent repair facilities, in what is a huge shift away from dealer-installed original equipment manufacturer (OEM) parts. Where are they being manufactured? While aftermarket auto parts are manufactured in many locations, the vast majority are fabricated in Taiwan and China. So, given a choice, definitely opt for products made in Taiwan and ask about the defect rate for any parts that you need.

Outsourcing: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly – Lessons from Nortel Networks

NC State SCRC

The ODM’s in Taiwan have a single tech park where they all started. At the time – it was all in Taiwan, and over time it was moved more to manufacturing locations in China.

Supply Chain Opportunities in China

Supply Chain Movement

China is not only an attractive market in terms of sourcing and manufacturing but also for the sale of goods due to the rapid growth of its middle class. Companies that have already got a manufacturing base in China are not necessarily at an advantage, as Bugaboo’s story illustrates.

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Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

The benefits of the Self-Learning Supply Chain in manufacturing. Taiwan, Province of China. Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond.

Top 15 Supply Chains to Admire from the Supply Chain Insights Conference

Kinaxis

The Top Supply Chain We Admire are: TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor). This end-to-end focus allows EMC to manage the end customer environment, using manufacturing results to predict customer installed product events, and EMC pre-event resolutions.

Supply Chain Solutions: What You Can Learn From the Semiconductor Industry

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The manufacturers, key suppliers, and customer industries of semiconductor device makers are global, with a strong Asia presence. Like many industries, however, this one has experienced a shakeup in where various components are manufactured, with important and game-changing implications.

Costly Supply Chain Delays in iPhone 8

Elementum

Foxconn, an electronics manufacturing company, is currently in charge of 95% of Apple’s OLED iPhone orders , and a small volume of 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch orders. Meanwhile, Pegraton will handle 65% of iPhone 7 orders and Wistron will manufacture 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Plus units.