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.

Emirates SkyCargo expands capacity on Philippines route

Logistics Middle East

Emirates Airline will launch daily flights to Cebu and Clark in the Philippines, representing 98 tonnes per week in bellyhold capacity

Thailand and Philippines set to boost Jafza investment

Logistics Middle East

Business delegates from Thailand and the Philippines set to boost Jafza investment

Anger over Philippine customs' plans to inspect cargo

Logistics Middle East

Philippine customs officials announced they will randomly inspect 'balikbayan boxes' and impose tax on taxable goods, due to suspected misuse

Philippine courier LBC opens warehouse in Dubai

Logistics Middle East

LBC Express has inaugurated its new 11,700 square foot warehouse in Al Quoz Industrial Area 1 near Al Khail Mall and Grand Mall

Tracking the Response to Typhoon Haiyan

Supply Chain @ MIT

Survivors collect water from a broken water pipe in an area devastated by Typhoon Haiyan on November 12, 2013 in Leyte, Philippines. Around 10,000 people are feared dead in the strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines this year. Philippines National Government.

Lone survivor rescued from cargo ship off Vietnam coast

Logistics Middle East

Philippines officials confirm two bodies recovered & 16 crew missing

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.

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

Elementum

A shorter monsoon season in Indonesia, the Philippines, and Malaysia will help miners procure more materials, used heavily in the electronics industry. The fast-paced economy of the Philippines will be affected by both droughts and flooding from typhoons.

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.

What you should know about ASEAN Last Mile Delivery

Abivin

The Philippines is also witnessing a similar growth, driven by its rapid outburst of E-logistics, 3PLs and domestic express deliveries.

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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.

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.

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’.

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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?

Press Release: TradeGecko opens new office in Toronto to better serve and grow their North American customer base

TradeGecko

This is TradeGecko’s third office, with their other offices located in Singapore (head office) and the Philippines. TORONTO, 2.11.2017 — TradeGecko, a leading inventory and order management platform , today announces their newest office opening in the core of downtown Toronto, Canada. Business Growth Launch

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.

Agriculture, Logistics, and Advance Technologies

Enterra Insights

Bananas can come from Philippines, Africa, South/Latin America. Current projections have the global population surpassing 9 billion people by mid-century. Feeding all those people will be a major challenge and we have very few years available to find answers.

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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.

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

Quintiq

Since the island economies of Indonesia and Philippines are not participating in the TPPA, the volumes of goods moving by air may eke out only small gains.

Don’t Fret: Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement will not play havoc with the economic development of developing countries

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

For instance, six of the ASEAN countries such as Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Philippines, and Thailand can leverage their FTAs with the remaining 4 ASEAN countries (Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore, and Vietnam) who are TPP members to develop cost effective supply chain operations to facilitate multi-lateral trades with minimal tariffs. Felipe Caro and Christopher S. Tang, UCLA Anderson School.

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

Philippines. Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond.

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.

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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.

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.

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Checklist for Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Philippines. 10 questions about Global Trade Management. Managing the activities comprising a supply chain is becoming more difficult with the growth of trade and increased regulation.

Why Can’t The Supply Chain Get Rid of Abuse?

Material Handling & Logistics

In the mineral supply chain, particularly in mining gold, children have been injured and killed in mining accidents in smaller scale mines in China, Mali, Tanzania and the Philippines. Let’s stop buying products where labor abuse exists in the supply chain.

Cyber Attacks Are Major Risk in New Global Resilience Ranking

Material Handling & Logistics

Geographies in the index with significant natural hazard exposure include China Region 1 (ranked 69th), the Philippines (88th), Japan (24th), Mexico (62nd) and U.S.

White paper: Are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Philippines. Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. Clearly, this does not change the call for efficiency and productivity. And now, the pressure is on you -as senior executive- to deliver.

White paper: What if you are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Philippines. Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. Clearly, this does not change the call for efficiency and productivity. And now, the pressure is on you -as senior executive- to deliver.

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.

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.

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.

Checklist Regelkonforme Lieferketten/Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Philippines. 11 Fragen zum Global Trade Management / 11 questions about Global Trade Management. Der globale Handel wächst – und mit ihm die Regulierung. Das effiziente Management von Lieferketten wird dadurch immer weiter erschwert.

Outsourcing Applied Engineering Services: The Answer To Lack Of Technical Expertise

PINC YMS

Outsourcing your applied engineering services to countries such as the Philippines, India, or Russia is a very cost-effective option that can benefit your business in the long run.