A planning guide for beverage manufacturers in Asia

DELMIA 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. You could either build a new plant in the Philippines or alternate short runs in your existing plants in Malaysia. Building a plant requires capital investment, jumping over regulatory hoops, and consideration of higher operating costs in the Philippines.

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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. There are good sources of information about how the system is working and how many people are being served during a crisis. I have listed several of my usual sources below (note that they do have a logistics angle).

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CG Consus

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With offices across Malaysia, Philippines, India, Singapore, London, USA and Canada, Consus collaborates with customers to implement source to pay (S2P) solutions and services required for rapid adoption, and realize the return on investment envisaged from such procurement initiatives. [link]. Established in 2006 and privately held, Consus is a global procurement solutions integrator and services provider.

The Cost of Climate Change on Your Supply Chain

Kinaxis

I’m not talking about being unable to source raw materials, or transportation disruptions due to giant snow storms, I’m referencing the fact that your people – the very heart of what makes your supply chain tick – lose productivity the hotter the planet gets. 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.

What happens after you toss a recyclable plastic container in the recycle bin?

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Since China banned the import of plastic waste (except the cleanest plastics) in late 2017, America has been shipping its plastic waste to other countries including: Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Turkey, etc. . Source: The Guardian. Source: The Guardian. . Christopher Tang. . We do know that we should put recyclable items in the recycle bin so that these items can be recycled into new materials.

What you should know about ASEAN Last Mile Delivery

Abivin

Source The logistics landscape also varies across ASEAN countries. The Philippines is also witnessing a similar growth, driven by its rapid outburst of E-logistics, 3PLs and domestic express deliveries. 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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Circular Supply Chain: the Politics of Pollution

DynaSys

Therefore it makes sense to examine alternative sources of less expensive supply such as the residual amounts found in disposed end products. The cost to source and salvage residual components has historically been commercially prohibitive. Current extraction is forecast to exhaust virgin sources for a growing number of raw materials used in many everyday consumer items. Greenpeace Philippines. [ii]

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. Manufactured imports from Vietnam and Mexico both increased last year, evidence that US companies were starting to significantly adapt their sourcing strategies even before the COVID-19 crisis began disrupting global supply chains early in 2020.

Demand-Driven Transformation at Shell

Supply Chain Shaman

Nick formed a tight-knit implementation group with business users, and technologists used the backbone of SAP ERP to source master data and transactional flows from SAP and into Orchestr8. The company went live in the Philippines in July 2018 and in France in September 2018, with North America and Russia following in October 2018, thus working their way around the global supply chain network.

Prep Your Supply Chain for Super Typhoon Soudelor

Elementum

Mitigation Best Practices: Identify inventory, impacted manufacturing sites, alternative sources, and re-align production schedules. 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. We keep you up to date on the latest stories surrounding the typhoon.

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Top 6 Wholesale Distribution Trends for 2019

EMERGE App

Business costs will rise for those who are sourcing some or most of their raw materials or goods from China. Other likely recipients may include Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, and the Philippines. But it’s already happening as wholesalers, distributors, and importers source alternatives from other countries and place tentative orders. These include the Philippines, Cambodia, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand. Introduction.

From Greater Production Traceability to Combating Biodiversity Loss and Meeting UN Sustainable Development Goal 15

EcoVadis

Some areas, such as the Philippines, have lost up to 89 percent of their original forest cover.” Earlier this year, Unilever became the first consumer goods company to publicly disclose the suppliers and mills it sources from. Human interference in natural habitats has put the biological diversity of our planet at risk. According to the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity, 150 species are lost every day, which represents 10 percent of animals per decade.

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. 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.

Agriculture, Logistics, and Advance Technologies

Enterra Insights

Digital can help them use resources in a more environmentally responsible manner, improve their sourcing decisions, and implement circular-economy solutions in the food chain.”[1] Bananas can come from Philippines, Africa, South/Latin America. Global sourcing makes year-round availability of fresh produce possible with supply chain and cold chain logistics.”[4]. Current projections have the global population surpassing 9 billion people by mid-century.

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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. Seasonal products also bringing issues for suppliers and customers alike since fresh produce is often sourced from diverse locations and seasons.

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Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Philippines. 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.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Philippines. 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). 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.

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. 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.

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

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

Logistics Bureau

SOURCE: Statista. 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

Asia Supply Chain Excellence Report: Issue, January 2013

Tompkins Blog

Given that China represents the lions share of Asian sourcing, it is worthwhile to take some time to focus on its risks. While supply chain risks in China are not typically as pronounced as that of other Asian sourcing countries, the high volume sourced from China raises the total risk. China does not have the coastal exposure that countries such as Japan and the Philippines have, so the impacts of typhoons are generally limited to delays in ocean and air freight.

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Supply Chain Management:Headline for the 2012 Holiday Buying.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. During this past fall, a higher frequency of flooding brought about numerous typhoons struck core manufacturing areas such as the Philippines, Japan, Taiwan and China, the prime supply tiers for producing consumer electronics. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries.

Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions for Wholesalers in 2019: Drop Those Bad Habits from 2018

EMERGE App

Source Sensibly and Sustainably. South-East Asian nations such as Malaysia, Vietnam, and the Philippines are ready with substitutes or alternative suppliers. Introduction. It’s that time of the year again! You sang Auld Lang Syne until your voice was hoarse. And you might still be shaking off a hangover and wondering where on earth did 2018 go. Well, today is the day to take stock of what you did right , and what went wrong , in 2018.

5 Ways To Improve Your Import-Export Business Now

EMERGE App

Or, if you’re lucky to deal with tropical islands like Indonesia , Thailand and the Philippines , do remember the concept of island time. This means reviewing your sourcing methods and reducing the time your stock spends on ships, trucks, and warehouses. This means sourcing them from trade portals or overseas trade exhibitions. Introduction. As an importer and exporter, your business is subject to the ebb and flow of global consumer sentiment and geo-national politics.