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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

“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.

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.

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.

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.

Thailand Ecommerce Logistics for ASEAN Enterprises: Should You Go Local?

Logistics Bureau

For another, in comparison with some Asian countries like Singapore, Malaysia, and the Philippines, Thai consumers are less inclined to interact commercially with cultures and languages that differ from their own. The ecommerce market in Thailand has never been healthier and all the signs indicate huge potential for growth in the next few years. With the Thai government’s Thailand 4.0

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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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’.

When Coincidence Meets Determination – An Interview with Rob O’Byrne

Logistics Bureau

In 2012, Logistics Bureau Group established a virtual assistant service in the Southern Philippines: Virtual Done Well. Why a virtual assistant (VA) business and why in the Philippines? We decided we could use some help with our online marketing and ended up hiring three staff based in Davao City in the Philippines. In this interview series we’re introducing some of our senior staff in a little more detail. What makes them tick? What ticks them off?

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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Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Everything You Do Now Paves the Way for the Rest of Your Life

Supply Chain Nation

I’ve traveled to Guam, Philippines, Diego Garcia, Saudi Arabia and Korea. Meet JDA’s Tonjah Wilkins, senior telecommunications specialist and U.S. veteran, having served for nearly 14 years in the U.S. Navy and Navy Reserves. Tonjah has always been a hard worker.

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.

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.

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’).