Manufacturing Spotlight: Philippines

Elementum

20 Japanese electronics firms were considering to transfer their hubs from China to the Philippines in 2016, due to China’s declining economic growth and rising wages. The Philippines is now ranked next to China, overtaking Thailand and Vietnam.

A planning guide for beverage manufacturers in Asia

Quintiq

Imagine that you produce a popular Malaysian soft drink and you now want to break into the Philippine market. So first, you need to modify your recipe to appeal to the notoriously sweet tooth of the Philippine consumer. The subsequent lot numbers will go to the Philippines.

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The Cost of Climate Change on Your Supply Chain

The 21st Century Supply Chain

The report is predicting economies including Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines could be as much as a quarter less productive than they are now.

How supply chain planners should spend their time, with cues from Chris Hadfield

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Or, plan for what might happen if, let’s say, Puerto Rico endured a severe hurricane, or if Houston was flooded, or if a tsunami hit the Philippines, or if earthquakes occurred in Mexico.

ModusLink takes EICC leadership role

ModusLink Corporation

To date, the EICC Facility Recognition Program has recognized 10 global sites including facilities in the US, Mexico, the UK, Thailand, the Philippines, Hungary and Malaysia. I’ve written before on our company’s work with the EICC.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

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?

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My Take: Metrics that Matter

Supply Chain Shaman

Over the course of the last week, I had a Linkedin comment from Dubai, questions from a team from the Philippines, and an inquiry from Switzerland. Last week, I held my new book in my hand.

Keeping it Fresh: Supply Chain of Livestock and Fresh Food

Elementum

Varieties of produce and livestock can be sourced from anywhere in the world; mangoes harvested in the Philippines could be sold in the US, or rice grown in China may be packaged in Vietnam and sold in different countries in the UK.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

Philippines. The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’.

Prep Your Supply Chain for Super Typhoon Soudelor

Elementum

Super Typhoon Halong, which hit the Philippines in 2014, cost businesses over $10 billion and knocked out supply chains for 41 weeks. Super Typhoon Soudelor is set to hit Taiwan and China tomorrow, with a huge potential for supply chain disruption.

Amazon vs. Alibaba: A Battle for Southeast Asia

Elementum

Lazada, a privately owned Singaporean e-commerce company, is the leading marketplace in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Philippines. 10 questions to assess working capital management. Working capital management revolves around inventory, debtors and creditors. Some companies generate cash so quickly that they can even achieve negative working capital.

La carte du commerce international 2016 / Global Trade Map 2016 in French

Supply Chain Movement

Philippines. Les accords commerciaux et leurs risques d’un point de vue UE.

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

Supply Chain Movement

Philippines. 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.

Logistics Bureau is 20 years old this month!

Logistics Bureau

Provide meals and orphanage equipment for 20 homeless children in Davao City (Philippines). Doesn’t time fly when you’re having fun. We’ll be doing a few things in the coming months to celebrate our Birthday. But this one is the most important. (read down to find your ‘gift’).

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

Philippines. 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.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Philippines. 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.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Philippines. Global competition is forcing companies to optimally manage the orders they have scored. Supply chain execution software can coordinate the necessary alignment process between the various systems within the network.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

Philippines. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’. Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Philippines. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market.

Transforming your supply chain: What experts said at Quintiq World Tour Singapore 2015

Quintiq

In countries like Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines, where labor costs are still relatively low, using manpower makes more sense than automation technology for now. What happens when you ask four experts for their thoughts on supply chain transformation?

Gartner’s Women in Supply Chain Survey 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Philippines. 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.

Manufacturing Pulse Report 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Philippines. The manufacturing sector is in the midst of a period of great change. Driven by a desire to get closer to end customers, many are now looking at selling directly to shoppers, while continuing to serve their traditional B2B channels.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Philippines. The world is becoming smaller and larger at the same time through globalization and the internet. Goods have to be transported across the globe and across the neighbourhood.

Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

Supply Chain Movement

Philippines. The major consultancy firms are still acquiring smaller niche competitors to intensify their supply chain expertise. At the same time, the supply chain specialists are expanding across Europe and even into North America.

SCM Map Europe: European location decisions remain complex

Supply Chain Movement

Philippines. Supply chains in Europe are facing a wide variety of changes. To arrive at optimal European supply chains it is crucial to consider shifts in economic growth, currency fluctuations and tax reductions in addition to production and distribution costs.

Mindmap for the Supply Chain Director 2020

Supply Chain Movement

Philippines. The rapidly changing world is forcing companies to continually adapt.

Keith B. Carter on The Path to Actionable Intelligence

AIMMS

In December, for example, the Philippines experiences a slow down because of the holidays and last year things slowed down even more because of the pope’s visit.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Philippines. 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.

10 questions about supply chain optimisation

Supply Chain Movement

Philippines. Better decision-making processes. The business complexity is increasing all the time due to globalisation, big data and dynamic interdependences. It is becoming ever-more difficult for supply chain professionals to make the right decisions.

Gartner’s survey analysis: Women in Supply Chain 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Philippines. 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.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Philippines. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe. Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation.

New: Global Trade Map 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Philippines. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations. International trade can entail significantly more risk than straightforward domestic business-to-business transactions.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

Philippines. In the global fashion and luxury goods market, ever-higher customer expectations, combined with demographic and economic shifts, are making it increasingly difficult to predict consumer behaviour and plan accordingly.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Philippines. After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014.

Everything you Need to Know about Hurricane Patricia

Elementum

A similar strength typhoon, Haiyan, hit the Philippines in 2013, killing 6,000 people and costing billions of dollars in damage. The largest hurricane ever recorded is about to make landfall. Here's all the information you need to prepare.

My Logistics Job Hunt

The Logistics of Logistics

For the past few years, I did wholesale import/export in Korea and Philippines so I figured getting a logistics job back home would be a snap. This is the story of my logistics job hunt. I am back in Chicago and looking to make my mark in the logistics business, but first I need to find a job. I was wrong! Since I got back, I have been presented with lots of opportunities, but there is a lot of misleading and confusing “opportunities” in the logistics business.

Supply Chain Matters News Capsule for July 17; UPS, Foxconn, Mondelez, Typhoon Rammasun

Supply Chain Matters

In this capsule commentary, we include the following topics: UPS Memphis Facility Expansion Foxconn Plans for New Plant in China’s Guizhou Province Mondelez Continued Re-Structuring, A New SCRM Standard, Typhoon Impacts the Philippines UPS Kicks Off Expansion of Memphis Facility Global transportation and parcel giant UPS indicated this week that the services provider has kicked off construction related to the expansion of its Memphis Tennessee package distribution facility.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

Philippines. 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.

Viral Reaction: Zika and the Supply Chain

Elementum

The widespread active outbreaks has been increasing in South America and in Caribbean island countries, with cases of sporadic transmission reported in the Philippines and Thailand.