Innovative Approaches to Supply Chain Risk

Kinaxis

A major earthquake in Taiwan. A few hours later, your procurement head walks in the office. “We We have a problem.” The alternate source uses the same supplier in Taiwan. Inventory management Supply chain risk management IBM Japan Natural disaster Risk management Supply chain Taiwan Thailand by John Westerveld Imagine yourself in this scenario; You wake up at the usual time, and over coffee, you review the news.

Who Should Be In The Winner’s Circle?

Supply Chain Shaman

Total cost analysis is more difficult than it sounds and most technology implementations automated functional measurement systems (manufacturing or procurement), but leave the organization blind on the management of total costs.

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Bristlecone Flash – February 2019

Bristlecone

It took a mere 18 weeks for Bristlecone to lead a Middle Eastern steel manufacturing client on a transformation journey that took them from manual processes to a powerful new procurement solution. By automating everyday tasks and increasing visibility into the procurement process, the company is now positioned to enrich its supplier relationships, generate significant savings through better sourcing decisions, and improve contract monitoring and compliance.

Experts Suggest How to Slash Supply Chain Risk Properly

Supply Chain Opz

This is how Dell managed to make limited supply of different products to meet demand after the Taiwan earthquake. Traditionally mandated for public procurement, it offers many of the same benefits to corporations. Developing supply chain risk mitigation strategy can be a time consuming task. To tackle risks timely, we invite experts to explain what strategy really works.

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Outsourcing: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly – Lessons from Nortel Networks

NC State SCRC

Jeff Townley, former Chief Procurement Officer at Nortel Networks, provided some fantastic insights in my MBA class this evening. The ODM’s in Taiwan have a single tech park where they all started. At the time – it was all in Taiwan, and over time it was moved more to manufacturing locations in China. In so doing, he shared some great insights about “Outsourcing: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly.”

“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. But the typhoons will threaten Taiwan, China, and Japan, leaving countries like Indonesia in need of precipitation. El Niño is officially set to wreak havoc around the world—starting now. Deemed “too big to fail” by NASA , the weather event will impact supply chains at every stage.

Combating Modern Slavery – Do We Really Understand the Worker’s Perspective?

EcoVadis

No supply chain is free of risks associated with modern slavery – this is the message we heard at our Sustain conference , which brought together senior procurement figures, representatives of international organizations and NGOs. Much is being done in terms of international and national regulations to eradicate the problem, and businesses worldwide are becoming increasingly committed to sustainable procurement.

Using the Bits: Building Digital Outside-In Processes

Supply Chain Shaman

As a result, companies like AstraZenca, BASF, Colgate, Reckitt Benckiser, Seagate, and Taiwan Semiconductor outperformed their peer group in the period of 2006-2014, but sustained improvement becomes more and more difficult. For most companies, the traditional focus is on the management of order to cash, procure to pay and forecast to deliver processes. Social. Mobile. Sensors. 3D printing. The Internet of Things. The list goes on and on.

What Kind of Visibility Into Your Supply Chain Do You Really Need, and How Do You Get It?

Oracle SCM

Most companies weren't buying from China or Taiwan or Malaysia like they are today. Alwazzan Foodstuffs Industries Group has taken integration even further by implementing Oracle Manufacturing Cloud Service, Purchasing Cloud Service, SCM Cloud, Financials Cloud, ERP Cloud, and Procurement Cloud. Richard Cushing is principal/consultant for Cushing & Associates. He is an ISCEA Certified Demand-Driven Planner (CDDP) and JobOps Certified Product Specialist.

New: Global Trade Map 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) and Preferential Trade Agreements (PTAs) are designed to boost economic growth through trade by opening markets by way of progressive removal of customs duties, eliminating or reducing trade barriers and tariffs, lifting restrictions on services and even through public procurement. Taiwan, Province of China. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations.

Yes, I am a Zealot. I Still Believe. Do You?

Supply Chain Shaman

That is the role of marketing or sales or procurement. Yes, I believe that supply chain overlays on top of the sales and marketing organizations and the procurement function. I can find only two good examples of value networks creating value: Taiwan Semiconductor (TSMC) in the semiconductor industry and Performance Based Logistics in Aerospace and Defense. The transactional nature of procurement and sales is a barrier to redesigning for higher value.

OPEC Or The Chinese New Year? Freight Prices Going Forward

Freightos

It is celebrated on mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Singapore and other countries with significant ethnic Chinese populations. After the Turkey & Tree break, procurement professionals are faced with the task of replenishing stock before the looming Chinese New Year shutdown. OPEC Or The Chinese New Year? Freight Prices Going Forward. By Eytan Buchman, Director of Marketing at Freightos. eytanbuchman.

Top eCommerce marketplaces in Philippines

Vinculum

specializes in procuring products that are unavailable in the country. Nearly a million (930,000) users from the Philippines e-commerce marketplace utilize Carousell every 30 days with the success of the company helping it expand to Australian, Malaysia, Taiwan, Singapore, and Hong Kong. The popularity of the website has seen it expand its wings to Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, Thailand, Vietnam, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

In 2017, Smith & Nephew expanded its use of business network and cloud-based applications to support a centralized, efficient procurement process for managing spending from end to end. In 2018, Yusen Logistics enhanced its warehouse space to extend business in Taiwan, with a strategically located facility with air-con, freezer and chilling spaces to meet customer needs, and it also added added two new GDP certified pharmaceutical warehouses to its network in June of 2018.

Taking the Leap

Supply Chain Nation

It mentioned procurement and I thought that looked interesting – I do enjoy shopping! So, I started looking for buyer or procurement roles. I stumbled on a procurement/project management role at a small global defense contractor. I eventually ran the Asia-Pacific region and got to travel to Singapore, Thailand and Taiwan. You want to know a little bit about marketing, operations, procurement or whatever that gives you a sense of how a company works.

What’s Looming for Transpacific Ocean Shipments this Peak Season?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

In fact, JOC.com sites many Southeast Asia countries—including India, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Indonesia—have significantly grown their imports into the United States, anywhere from 13-37% compared to last year. Procure enough capacity. Review your existing capacity procurement levels with service provider(s) to ensure you have enough.

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. Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers.

Taking the Leap

Supply Chain Nation

It mentioned procurement and I thought that looked interesting – I do enjoy shopping! So, I started looking for buyer or procurement roles. I stumbled on a procurement/project management role at a small global defense contractor. I eventually ran the Asia-Pacific region and got to travel to Singapore, Thailand and Taiwan. You want to know a little bit about marketing, operations, procurement or whatever that gives you a sense of how a company works.