Doing Business in Singapore

QAD

The Malaysian island of Singapore was originally known as Temasek (“Sea Town”) after the first settlers found it in AD 1298-1299. In 1819, the British East India Company established a trading settlement on the island, which set modern Singapore into motion. Manufacturing in Singapore.

Plan for greater success: What experts said at Quintiq World Tour Singapore 2015

DELMIA Quintiq

At the Singapore stop of the Quintiq World Tour this year, our panel of industry influencers delved into these topics and more. Vivek: Amazon is looking into predictive shipping. They will also start shipping in closer proximity, so you might see Amazon buying UPS stores in the future. When is the right time to seek a new IT solution for your business? How does UPS reduce travel time for their drivers? And what can Amazon learn from Rakuten?

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ShipChain Wins Blockchain Innovation Award at #DataccioConnect Singapore

Shipchain

This past November, ShipChain was honored to win the Blockchain Innovation Award at #DataccioConnect Singapore. ” The post ShipChain Wins Blockchain Innovation Award at #DataccioConnect Singapore appeared first on ShipChain Blog.

Tanker still in Dubai, Singapore deeply concerned

Logistics Middle East

Singapore says it is 'deeply concerned' by the attack on one of its ships by Iran last week, with the vessel now lying in Jebel Ali

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Maersk-IBM blockchain shipping solution makes major strides

EFT

Maersk and IBM have pushed ahead with their blockchain-enabled shipping solution, which was announced on 9 th August under the name of TradeLens. Modern Terminals is pleased to participate as a Network Member in testing this exciting shipping industry innovation.". "As

Chinese New Year Shutdown 2020: How to Prepare

ShipBob

In mainland China (and even in other countries that celebrate the holiday such as Indonesia, Malaysia, North Korea, Singapore, South Korea, Vietnam, and Brunei), the Chinese New Year holiday is a very big deal. Shipping delays. Ecommerce Tips Inventory Order Management Shipping

Large Shipping Losses Have Declined 38% over Past 10 Years

Material Handling and Logistics

There were 94 total losses reported around the shipping world in 2017, down 4% year-on-year -- the second lowest in 10 years after 2014. There were 94 total losses reported around the shipping world in 2017, down 4% year-on-year (98) -- the second lowest in 10 years after 2014.

The automated container terminal and the odd (mis)adventure of the Google car

DELMIA Quintiq

From the street, where a bus driver does not yield to a righteous mathematically-driven Google self-driving car, to the container shipping terminal allowing driverless prime movers, rubber-tired gantries (RTGs) and straddle carriers to mix with manned trucks, we need to urgently solve one thing: Either we forget autonomous vehicles altogether, or automate everything and let no human drive. I want to go straight into the heart of the fully automated container shipping terminal.

Might maritime drones help sailors stuck at sea?

EFT

Current conditions have been hard on sailors and the shipping industry, as cautious governments seek to restrict the movement of the COVID-19 virus by keeping ship crews under quarantine conditions. Secondly, the shipping industry is one that is rather conservative.

Might maritime drones help ease sailors stuck at sea?

EFT

Current conditions have been hard on sailors and the shipping industry, as cautious governments seek to restrict the movement of the COVID-19 virus by keeping ship crews under quarantine conditions. Secondly, the shipping industry is one that is rather conservative.

The Bridgestone World Solar Challenge Tests the Boundaries of Energy Efficiency

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Robinson’s teams in Singapore and Australia are providing the logistics solutions those same students have with their solar car challenge. . For the 2019 competition, our Singapore and Australia offices are indirectly participating in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge through a joint sponsorship of Singapore Polytechnic’s Solar Car SunSPEC 6 Team. The engineering students of Singapore Polytechnic have entered the SunSPEC 6 into the 2019 competition.

Asian Airfreight Volumes Expected to Jump

Logistics Trends and Insights

Although reporting a decline in September cargo, Singapore Airlines announced plans to begin flights to Seattle beginning in September 2019 bringing the total number of US destinations in its network to five. By all accounts, it looks as if the airfreight market from Asia has cooled a bit.

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Amazon vs. Alibaba: A Battle for Southeast Asia

Elementum

2015 was a big year in terms of logistics and globalization for Amazon, who began making their way into the shipping industry, registering in China as a freight forwarder and a shipping broker for 12 routes, including Shanghai to Los Angeles and Hamburg. Now, Amazon is further expanding their reach, announcing their plans to enter Southeast Asia with a launch in Singapore in the first quarter of 2017.

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Doing Business in Malaysia

QAD

In 1963, Singapore, Sabah, and Sarawak joined the Federation. The fledgling country was troubled by an insurgency, confrontations with Indonesia, the Philippine’s claim on Sabah and then Singapore’s withdrawal in 1965. Shipping.

Freight Visibility and Control: Introducing the Freightos Baltic Index (FBX)

Freightos

This chart , taken from the free Freightos Rate Insight tool, represents a snapshot, taken this week, of the price ranges across different carriers for a 40’ container that will be shipped along the same route – from Shanghai to Los Angeles. Today, I’m happy to announce that together with the Baltic Exchange, a Singapore Exchange subsidiary, we’re taking the index to the next level. Freight Visibility and Control: Introducing the Freightos Baltic Index (FBX).

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

TPP is a unprecedented trade deal in history because it involves 12 countries (United States, Japan, Australia, Peru, Malaysia, Vietnam, New Zealand, Chile, Singapore, Canada, Mexico, and Brunei Darussalam), which accounts for 40% of global trade. (The Felipe Caro and Christopher S. Tang, UCLA Anderson School.

Asian Airfreight Volumes Expected to Jump

Logistics Trends and Insights

Although reporting a decline in September cargo, Singapore Airlines announced plans to begin flights to Seattle beginning in September 2019 bringing the total number of US destinations in its network to five. By all accounts, it looks as if the airfreight market from Asia has cooled a bit.

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Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Raymon Krishnan!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Our magazine, LogiSYM is the largest circulating supply chain magazine globally with more than 70,000 subscribers and we run symposiums in Singapore, Malaysia and Dubai. University of Wales, Masters in Supply Chain Management offered in Singapore along with. Subscribe Here!

Automating Arrival Notifications with AIS & Artificial Intelligence

Supply Chain Network

But this may need to be rethought now that Satellites and AIS technology are being applied, and are capturing the “truth” about these activities, by monitoring actual ship movements and by comparing this to the related EDI arrival transactions for those same activities.

Hanjin's Insolvency Leaves Few Options

Elementum

Hanjin Shipping’s financial limbo has taken a turn for the worst as its creditors have ruled out any further funding. Seoul Central District Court is determining whether to dissolve Hanjin Shipping—a process that usually takes one or two months—but Hanjin’s case may need to be hastened. Just recently, Evergreen Line adopted measures to halt any of its operational involvement with Hanjin Shipping. The financial turmoil has stripped Hanjin Shipping of its bargaining chips.

Navigating Through the Disruption – An Oceania Perspective

CH Robinson Transportfolio

For example, it may be beneficial to combine different transport types by flying goods to Singapore before shipping them to Australia rather than just shipping from their location of origin.

Reimagine Supply Chain of the Future – agile, resilient, and balanced – LogiSYM July 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Adopt autonomous Logistics planning : Autonomous logistics planning will help making data based intelligent analysis related to cross docking, drop ship, lanes routing which can be used proactively to build capacities, routing optimization. He has completed formal Executive Leadership management courses at INSEAD, Singapore. Let me start with a quote from a great leader!!

Avoiding the bullwhip: Navigating volatile demand in a post-COVID world

Proxima

In Singapore, throughout March and April, eggs were in such high demand that they were frequently missing from the shelves. Another option is nearshoring – a solution that offers the cost benefits of offshoring but reduces shipping costs and lead times.

New IMO 2020 Regulations Help Reduce Marine Sulphur Emissions

CH Robinson Transportfolio

This bold initiative, which goes into effect on January 1, 2020, will help reduce the environmental impact of the international shipping industry. . As we look forward to the new year, it’s important to understand why these new regulations are taking place and how IMO 2020 will impact the global shipping market. Ocean shipping , an efficient and cost-effective means for transporting international goods, accounts for more than 80% of global trade.

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

DELMIA Quintiq

It all depends on the price differences, delivery time, and cost of shipping. This would mean that a consumer in Malaysia buying from Amazon in the US would not experience significant differences in pricing of the same product bought from an online store in Malaysia or neighboring Singapore. Join me at the Payload Asia conference taking place in Singapore this October and 14.

The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play

Freightos

In other words, if your shipping your own goods, you’re competition. Let’s Talk About Boats, Ships, and Trucks. That’s not surprising, given that Amazon’s shipping costs grew from $11.5 Air freight figures prominently in job descriptions with 105 mentioning air shipping.

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The need to know

EFT

Hyundai Samho delivers world's first LNG-powered very large container ship v. EU parliament votes to make ships pay for their pollution. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists. Walmart unveils membership service with free delivery, no lines. Walmart Inc WMT.N

Top 20: The Ultimate Logistics Technology Roundup

Freightos

We’ve rounded up the top 20 logistics technology innovations changing the way over $18 trillion dollars of goods are shipped annually. As customers shop online, from tablets and cellphones, while using emerging payment methods like Apple Pay and Google Wallet, shippers will need to learn to ship agilely, reaching customers where they are…which may very well not be at home. Companies like GoGoVan or EasyVan in Singapore are leading the charge.

The Cost of Climate Change on Your Supply Chain

Kinaxis

That means placing higher value on commodities that don’t need to be packed or shipped – things like ideas and great content, and other assets that can easily be transmitted digitally. 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.

Ecommerce Boom in SEA – Carving the Way to a Powerful Future

Vinculum

According to the reports by Google and Singapore investment firm Temasek, the internet economy of SEA markets-Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam is to grow 300 billion dollars by 2025, with millions of users shopping online, and more countries joining in.

Top 6 Wholesale Distribution Trends for 2019

EMERGE App

Shipping costs are also expected to spike upwards. It raised its prowess from running mere factories to one that offered a complete value chain: from research and development to shipping and fulfillment. Drop Shipping Will Face a Decline. For EMERGE App customers who engage in drop shipping, they gave us a grim prognosis of the year ahead. Hikes in tariffs and shipping rates will erase whatever profit margin they had in mind. Shipping Costs Are Rising.

How time and money is wasted in the congested sea and airspace

DELMIA Quintiq

Once again, my recent trip from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore reminded me why congestion is a major enemy in the business of transporting goods and people, whether by air, sea or land. A clash of planning capabilities in shipping. Now let’s switch to the shipping industry and the places where congestion occurs the most – in ports and canals. For certain decisions, each vessel could be assessed in fractions of meters, e.g. protrusions beyond the ship’s side 16.85

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Podcast: Executive Talent Scout Radu Palamariu on Supply Chain Leadership Skills

Requis

Fox example, in shipping, when you use actual container ships you have a bill of lading that circulates when you go into or out of a port— that’s still on paper. Radu Palamariu has been helping global organizations find the right leaders since 2011.

Freight Rate News November 2015

Freightos

But for some, like LTL drivers and Singapore , it’s not so bad. The ramifications of the restructuring of China’s economy, freight innovation, re-shoring, widening the Panama Canal, and the new super-size ships are all covered. Last month’s carrier story was somewhat cynical: global box ship fleets topping 20 million TEUs, driven by carriers trying to escape ramifications of UN emissions regulations. Sustainable shipping!

How COVID-19 is Battering Australia’s Imports and Exports

Logistics Bureau

The effects include: Severe disruption to shipping, with many Chinese ports operating at drastically reduced capacity and around 200 sailings cancelled. Singapore, $14.7 Refined petroleum: Australia sources most of its refined petroleum products from Singapore, which, with 138+ confirmed cases, is also in the COVID-19 firing line. Unpredictable levels of domestic and international shipping capacity.