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. In recent months, Japanese investors have prioritized the Philippines in their list of promising Asian manufacturing locations owing to the country’s positive economic outlook and steady growth. The Philippines is now ranked next to China, overtaking Thailand and Vietnam.

2020 Trends in Freight Transportation, and the COVID-19 Impact

Logistics Bureau

Now the entire freight transportation industry, across air, ocean, road, and rail sectors, is awash with disrupted expectations and has retreated into survival mode. Air Freight Transportation Trends 2020. In the other scenario, many shippers who typically look to aviation for freight transportation will switch to ocean freight , a trend which, combined with a drop in consumer demand due to depressed economies, will shrink the market exponentially, in which case rates will fall.

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Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

To anticipate and respond to high customer demand, a modern Transportation Management System (TMS) needs to optimize inventory allocation. The location of any package that is part of an order can be traced; status information about time, quality, and relevant financial aspects all need to be recorded and monitored during transportation execution. Deviations that occur during transportation execution are not necessarily approved immediately. Philippines.

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. Philippines National Government. customs, local transporters, infrastructure status), and common services (e.g. transportation, warehousing) to fill identified gaps in logistics capacity.

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

DELMIA 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. Transportation of food/fruit low-value products is time-sensitive and requires specialized cold chain infrastructure, agile cargo processes, strict observance of chain of custody, and compliance with destination country regulatory processes. Planet Planning Transport & Logistics

The Cost of Climate Change on Your Supply Chain

Kinaxis

The same can be true for evaluating different transportation options. Severe weather can cause substantial delays, or even total shutdowns, of certain routes or modes of transportation. 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.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Philippines. Supply chains are becoming more complex with frequent adaptations, whether temporary or permanent, and increasingly with logistics outsourcing and calls for integrated transport management. Visuals agility erp flexibility globalisation IT mindmap MP Objects order management performance risks software Supply Chain Movement TMS Transport management WMSGlobal competition is forcing companies to optimally manage the orders they have scored.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Goods have to be transported across the globe and across the neighbourhood. Philippines. Goods have to be transported across the globe and delivered to different destinations – from congested cities to remote, rural areas. The main challenge in logistics is an increasing complexity of trade-offs in transport planning. To maintain control of transportation budget consumption, the entire logistics process must be evaluated: Check.

What you should know about ASEAN Last Mile Delivery

Abivin

Due to these diversifying characteristics, the movement of goods and services around ASEAN countries requires multi-modal transportation development. The Philippines is also witnessing a similar growth, driven by its rapid outburst of E-logistics, 3PLs and domestic express deliveries. Thailand government aims to expand on rail transport and cross-border infrastructure planning.

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Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

The market study by VerkehrsRundschau (a leading German magazine with a website about transport and logistics) assessed the attractiveness of the countries close to Germany as a base for logistics activities. Philippines. The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’.

Doing Business in Malaysia

QAD

The fledgling country was troubled by an insurgency, confrontations with Indonesia, the Philippine’s claim on Sabah and then Singapore’s withdrawal in 1965. It has 116,169 km of paved roadways, so overland transport of goods is simple.

Letter from the CEO: Market Update April 2, 2020

Transplace

We are pleased to provide another transportation market update for you this week. Multiple countries are under “stay in place” nationwide mandates including India, South Africa Philippines, and multiple countries in Europe. Companies transportation management systems will have to adapt to a different ‘last mile’ environment. Business - TransportationLetter from the CEO: Market Update April 2, 2020. By: Frank McGuigan, CEO, Transplace.

Prep Your Supply Chain for Super Typhoon Soudelor

Elementum

Update 8/7/2015, 04:00 PST: Typhoon Soudelor Disrupts Air, Rail Services in Taiwan Air and land transportation services in Taiwan have been halted since Friday, August 7, as Typhoon Soudelor moves closer to the region. Our experts will be discussing: Transportation Impacts : Inbound and outbound lanes, identified by Elementum's Product Graph™. Super Typhoon Halong, which hit the Philippines in 2014, cost businesses over $10 billion and knocked out supply chains for 41 weeks.

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Demand-Driven Transformation at Shell

Supply Chain Shaman

Hong Kong has a lot of city transport, lengthy lead times, containerized products, and is much more fragmented when compared to the North American market. 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. Nick Lynch is the Global Excellence Manager at Shell Lubricants, a division of Shell Global.

How to Be a Successful Importer! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

In case you’re from the Philippines, below are some examples of items that are either prohibited or restricted for importation as mandated by the Philippine law according to the International Trade Administration: Toy guns Used motorcycle parts, except engine Specific narcotics, or synthetic drugs (i.e., Unexpected events might happen as your products are being transported, and this could help you identify the party responsible in case of a loss or damage. Subscribe Here!

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

Skilled employees apply deep knowledge of market conditions and proven processes to solve transportation problems. 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.

DHL Supply Chain partners Tetra Pak to implement its first digital twin warehouse in Asia Pacific

EFT

Tetra Pak is the world’s leading food processing and packaging solutions company serving the needs of hundreds of millions of people in more than 160 countries, and we are proud to play a part in their vision to make food safe and available everywhere,” said Jerome Gillet, CEO, DHL Supply Chain Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines. “By DHL Supply Chain has implemented an integrated supply chain solution for Tetra Pak’s warehouse in Singapore, one of its largest globally.

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. On the other hand, ground transportation faced roadblocks in major hubs and strict border controls that have led to rerouting and delays; both result to added costs. The global supply chain is more connected than ever, demanding the movement of commodities be faster, more efficient and farther-reaching.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Philippines. Effectively, shippers (manufacturers and retailers that have products in need of transport) either don’t value innovation from their LSPs or don’t see innovation from them. 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.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Philippines. The supply chain solutions for the 24-hour economy lie primarily in a flexible IT platform which enables the various internal software applications, such as for manufacturing execution, warehouse management and transport planning, to be connected to external systems such as for customs handling. Customers are becoming more demanding all the time: they increasingly expect personalised offers, available globally and round the clock.

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

Logistics Bureau

initiative set to encourage commercial investment and an upgrade to the transport infrastructure imminent, there may be no time like the present for enterprises in the ASEAN region to expand ecommerce operations into this fast-developing nation. 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.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Transportation. 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? Sadly it’s not such an easy question to answer. Of course they need to be SMART. Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time phased.

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Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Philippines. Effectively, shippers (manufacturers and retailers that have products in need of transport) either don’t value innovation from their LSPs or don’t see innovation from them. 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.

Malaysia a Key Link in Asia’s Disaster Resilience Plan

Supply Chain @ MIT

Each center is also engaged in practical training, such as a program this fall at MISI for UN logistics staff members from Cambodia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, and Pakistan. A 2013 MISI Master of Science in Supply Chain Management program thesis analyzes the transportation needs of UNHRD. The research focuses on the cost and service aspects of two different types of air transportation options under different scenarios.

Asia Supply Chain Excellence Report: Issue, January 2013

Tompkins Blog

While road infrastructure is at an international level near the coast, inland transportation can be a different story. 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. January 2014. Subscribe. Supply Chain Risk in China: Focus on. Key Areas to Gain Greater Peace of Mind.

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How to Sell on Zalora Step by Step Guide for Beginners

Vinculum

Starting with Malaysia, it has widened its reach to Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, Hong Kong, Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam, Taiwan, Australia, and New Zealand. A transport partner of Zalora collects the product and delivers it to the buyer. Zalora is one of the leading names in Asia’s e-retail business. Launched in 2012, its websites in many Southeast Asian countries have well-established customer bases within a short time.

Thailand Courts Foreign Investment, While Leadership Questions Remain

Supply Chain Brain

GDP growth lags that of Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam. Transportation alone, encompassing air, rail, road and maritime, will account for a substantial portion of the projected work. Thailand has come up with a multi-phased Transport System Development Strategy that stretches from 2017 through 2036. “Stop and go.” Sway and swing.”

Supply Chain Management:Headline for the 2012 Holiday Buying.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

The highly populated Northeastern United States was impacted by super storm Sandy which had some significant impacts on electrical power interruption, delays in delivery of inbound holiday goods as well as to transportation and logistics infrastructure needs. 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.