Shortages in Medical Supplies Linked to Imports

Logistics Trends and Insights

Burma (Myanmar). Burma, or Myanmar, benefited significantly during this time period with a 60% volume increase. However, surgical gowns, typically sourced from China, were at near-normal levels because the sourcing shifted to Honduras. Sourcing from alternative locations will be important as long as the countries have not been severely impacted by the pandemic.

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So Your Supply Chain is Banning Bangladesh….and Going to Cambodia?: “The Ugliest Race to the Bottom”

Supply Chain View from the Field

Companies like Nike and Disney have publicly stated that they are not going to Bangladesh for apparel sourcing in the future. That’s considered high pay when you look at Myanmar, where people are paid as little as 40 cents to $1.10, but that’s only if they have perfect attendence, meaning coming in seven days a week.

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What you should know about ASEAN Last Mile Delivery

Abivin

Source The logistics landscape also varies across ASEAN countries. Yet other less developed countries, like Laos and Myanmar, are still lagging behind in the industry. A recent edition by TaipanOracle claims that, “while countries like Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam are rapidly upgrading their infrastructure, others like Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos continue to remain laggards.” Source 3.

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5 Crucial Software Every 3PL Company Needs To Have

Abivin

When a new order is received, the vehicle route planning schedule is sourced in real time to reallocate mobile fleet resources to optimize operating efficiency, deliver priority service to the most profitable accounts and routes, and also maintain overall customer service objectives. Currently, KOSPA Logistics Myanmar is using Abivin vRoute , which includes GPS tracking, visibility providing to manufacturers, trail tracking, routing plans and dispatch, etc.

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Technology as the Catalyst for Optimising Supplier Relationships to Improve Customer Experience

EV Cargo Technology

Yet while there is a desire to build stronger, long term supplier relationships in order to improve performance and minimise supply chain complexity, rising prices in markets such as China, South East Asia and India are pushing retailers to explore new, untested sourcing locations. A blind spot that could prove extremely costly as companies increasingly look to new suppliers in more unknown markets such as Africa and Myanmar.

Technology as the Catalyst for Optimising Supplier Relationships to Improve Customer Experience

EV Cargo Technology

Yet while there is a desire to build stronger, long term supplier relationships in order to improve performance and minimise supply chain complexity, rising prices in markets such as China, South East Asia and India are pushing retailers to explore new, untested sourcing locations. A blind spot that could prove extremely costly as companies increasingly look to new suppliers in more unknown markets such as Africa and Myanmar.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

From local truck transportation to global supply chain management systems, from produce sourcing to consulting based on practical experience to outsourcing, C.H. Myanmar. More shippers today appear to be outsourcing some or all of their logistics. How does a company decide that outsourcing logistics is the right choice? This C.H.

6 Common Supply Chain Mistakes and How to Resolve Them

AFFLINK

The cost of recovery from a disruption in procurement management depends on factors such as supply source, volume, manufacturing location and inventory. Supply chains that rely on a single source are now more likely to experience disruptions. Supplies without an alternate source can become a single point of failure for the supply chain. For example, a part that a manager believes is dual-sourced may actually be single-sourced one or more levels up the supply chain.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Myanmar. The sourcing department is challenged by increasing compliancy issues. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way. These developments impact Original Equipment Manufacturers, both at strategic level and at operational level within their supply chains.

Multiple Constraints of Route Planning in ASEAN

Abivin

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. Conversely, the much smaller economies of ASEAN – Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar – are still substantially lagging behind.

Needed: A New Way to Manage Risk in Low Cost Countries

NC State SCRC

The most obvious way to create social responsibility might be just to avoid sourcing markets with low social standards. But as any buying agent who has visited Bangladesh knows, things aren’t much better when you visit factories in other parts of Asia, including Myanmar, Pakistan, China, Indonesia, or India.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Myanmar. Sourcing from far-flung countries such as China is leading to growing uncertainty about the actual supply of purchase orders. Customers are becoming more demanding all the time: they increasingly expect personalised offers, available globally and round the clock. Such huge pressure on sales is also dragging the supply chain department(s) towards an ever-higher service level.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

By consolidating at the source, several shipments can be combined into one, thereby reducing the number of shipments even before the shipments arrive at the Logistics Service Provider (LSP). Myanmar. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend. They can renegotiate contracts, find other carriers, and do a better job of maximizing their truck utilization. But these efforts bring temporary, not permanent, relief.

Slavery and Supply Chain Transparency

Enterra Insights

Back in 2015, Nestlé committed itself to “be an industry leader in determining where the seafood [in its supply chain] is coming from and demanding it is Sourced Responsibly.” That’s despite promises from the Thai government to crack down on abuses suffered by mostly migrants from countries like Myanmar and Cambodia — and despite pressure from the U.S. 4] “ Responsible Sourcing of Seafood – Thailand Action plan 2015-2016.

10 questions about the benefits of S&OP for your organisation

Supply Chain Movement

However, there must be consensus within the organisation about definitions and the right source of information for important reports. Myanmar. Management at the helm. Some companies have a well-developed sales & operations planning (S&OP) process as a safeguard for structured decision-making. Those companies take an integral view of supply and demand, including the financial impact of mediumterm risks.

New: Global Trade Map 2016

Supply Chain Movement

The benefits of utilising modern-day FTAs include fewer customs duties, less red tape, access to public tenders, sourcing opportunities, investment opportunities and more transparent business conditions. Myanmar. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations. International trade can entail significantly more risk than straightforward domestic business-to-business transactions.

Loser of the last quarter (Q3-2015): Costco

Supply Chain Movement

The two companies – along with other supermarket firms including Carrefour, Walmart and Tesco – are accused of selling shrimp sourced from farms in Thailand in the knowledge that such farms are routinely involved in human trafficking and forced labour. An investigation conducted by The Guardian newspaper revealed that countless men from Myanmar (Burma) and Cambodia are sold as slaves to the Thai fishing sector.

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A Year In Events: Looking Back At 2016 (US Edition)

EcoVadis

Ethical Sourcing Forum (New York, NY). The keynote address at the Ethical Sourcing Forum featured Professor Michael Toffel of Harvard Business School, who, along with doctoral student Yanhua Zhou, showcased their latest statistical research on code compliance, this time focusing on factories in China based on Intertek’s Workplace Conditions Assessment (WCA) data. EUISSCA Alliance Sustainable Sourcing Conference 2016 (New Orleans, LA).