Expert insights: An interview with entrepreneur & author Vivek Sood

DELMIA Quintiq

We explore these questions and more as we catch up with Quintiq World Tour Singapore guest speaker Vivek Sood to get his thoughts on the developments in the industry. I’ve written about this at length in my books and spoke about it in my presentation in Singapore.

ABB’s Daniel Helmig: “We are moving to virtual centres of expertise”

Supply Chain Movement

Daniel Helmig, head of ABB’s Supply Chain management, is currently busy implementing supply chain transformation throughout the company’s 450 plants and many project sites as the company consolidates back end processes and establishes ten global transportation management centres. “It

What is the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? Guest Post by Arun Gupta, PhD

Supply Chain View from the Field

In its current form the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a potential free trade agreement (FTA) between the US and 11 Asia-Pacific (APAC) countries (Canada, Mexico, Peru, Chile, Japan, Vietnam, Brunei, Singapore, Australia, Malaysia, and New Zealand). Further, there are challenges in negotiations around tariff-free market access to components instead of only finished products, remanufactured products, and government procurement.

The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play


Across twenty additional countries, Amazon’s other centers are predominantly focused on fulfillment and delivery stations while some countries, like Italy, the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Singapore, and Japan also have Prime delivery facilities.

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


A shorter monsoon season in Indonesia, the Philippines, and Malaysia will help miners procure more materials, used heavily in the electronics industry. The fires are causing high levels of haze in Singapore and other countries, where pollution levels are almost unprecedented.

Job opening: Global Supply Chain Director at Océ

Supply Chain Movement

Product Line Managers, Procurement, Product Development) and external suppliers ensuring product availability against agreed business policies and service level agreements (SLA’s).

How Will Smart Cities be Financed?

Enterra Insights

Arzu Tekir ( @Arzu_Tekir ), Co-founder and Head of Strategy & Business Development at URBANARBA, notes, “This growth brings the need for constructing new buildings, roads and transportation systems. ” Singapore Electrical Grid. Smart factories, driverless trucks, drones and energy-efficient ways of transporting goods and delivering services can save a city’s businesses $14 billion a year, predicts the report.”[2]

Worried About Foreign H-1B Hirers? Award More H-1B Visas!


These firms provide a valuable service: taking the risk and complications out of procuring H-1B visas. advanced degree programs or residents of Chile or Singapore. appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

This Week in Logistics News (February 29 – March 4, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Second, we just released our second Talking Logistics YOUniversity course, Building a Strong Transportation Management Foundation. MNX Global Logistics Acquires Specialty Aviation 3PL Aero Express Logistics in Singapore.