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. Suhas Bhise (Head of PPC, Logistics and Sourcing, Arvind Limited): At Arvind, we began looking for a new solution because there was a limitation to how much our existing planning system could meet our requirements. Vivek: Amazon is looking into predictive shipping. When is the right time to seek a new IT solution for your business?

Local Sourcing, Global Supply Chain

BluJay Solutions

The recent announcement by Google-owned Motorola Mobility that all new Moto X smartphones sold in the US will be manufactured in Texas, highlights the continued importance of the global supply chain and role of freight forwarders and logistics services providers (LSPs) in successful local sourcing strategies. The post Local Sourcing, Global Supply Chain appeared first on Kewill Corporate.

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How COVID – 19 Might Shape the Future of China Sourcing and Manufacture

Logistics Bureau

COVID-19 and the Future of China Sourcing and Manufacture. Experienced engineers on tap in neighbouring Singapore. Furthermore, Chinese suppliers may not look too kindly on the loss of business and may make it difficult for such enterprises if they need to source Chinese-made components or raw materials in their future operations. Covid 19 Global Sourcing

Current State of International Transportation Industry – LogiSYM October/November 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Key features include the tracking of concise milestones to bring supply chain transparency, a completely digital document repository to facilitate real time sharing and confirmation of shipping documents, exception management, and many other collaboration tool-kits. What TRAMES Aims to Tackle.

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. For those of us who rely on shipping and manufacturing businesses, the Chinese New Year shutdown is an event that we need to be aware of (and prepared for) in advance to avoid delays that could be catastrophic to our businesses. Shipping delays.

From soba to udon—Are the noodles in the FTA bowl getting too thick? – LogiSYM December/January 2021

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Although somewhat simplistic, that is not necessarily a bad way to think about FTAs, at least for companies that ship goods across borders. Frank is the Managing Partner of PwC’s Asian Worldtrade Management Services (WMS) practice, based in Singapore.

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.

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. 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 need to know

EFT

Exclusive: Walmart's Flipkart eyes overseas listing as early as 2021: sources v. Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart is preparing for an initial public offering overseas as early as 2021, which could value the firm up to $50 billion, sources familiar with the company's plans told Reuters.

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. Business costs will rise for those who are sourcing some or most of their raw materials or goods from China. 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. Introduction.

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.

The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play

Freightos

This is how he described their impact (emphasis added): “It may be because customers have such easy access to more information than ever before – in only a few seconds and with a couple taps on their phones, customers can read reviews, compare prices from multiple retailers, see whether something is in stock, find out how fast it will ship or be available for pick-up, and more. In other words, if your shipping your own goods, you’re competition. Source: Amazon.com.

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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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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 Source Australian Bureau of Statistics. 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.

Freight Rate News November 2015

Freightos

If you prefer to find the news yourself, head over to our free roundup of nearly 100 digital logistics and supply chain news sources. 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. Sustainable shipping!

Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources

Freightos

So I went straight to the source and asked consultants, trade reporters, Wall Street Journal reporters and others, what their go-to logistics and supply chain sources were. is one of the industry’s most respected logistics sources. Shipping Gazette Daily News. One of the most comprehensive daily summaries, and by far the leading Asian-based summary, China’s Shipping Gazette provides daily information about carriers, forwarders and technology.

Supply Chain Disruptions Are New Opportunities – LogiSYM October/November 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

The enforcements of draconian lockdowns, various economies have experienced severe shocks, adversely affecting global trade, global tourism & travel, International Aviation and Airports as well as International Shipping and Ports.

The need to know

EFT

Amazon may face EU antitrust charges over merchant data in coming weeks: source. Cargo ship calls at Singapore hub plummet to 27-year low, marine fuel sales fall. Cargo ship arrivals in Singapore, the world’s top transhipment and bunkering hub, plummeted to their lowest in nearly three decades in May, while dragging sales of marine fuels to a three-month low, official data showed. Shipping firm Maersk says second-quarter demand beats initial expectations.

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This Week in Logistics News (January 7-11, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Finds a Faulty Shipping Safety Net for Brexit (WSJ – sub. Source: “Competing on Customer Experience: The Driving Force Behind Supply Chain Innovation,” Adelante SCM & BluJay Solutions, 2018. The big efficiencies come from machine learning,” Bradley Jacobs, XPO’s chief executive, said in an interview last year when the company announced it was deploying AI-equipped robots from Singapore-based robotics company GreyOrange Ltd.

Post-Pandemic Impermanence and 6 Actions to Take Now!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The move from China, even if to other more reliable-in-a-crisis countries like India, Mexico or Singapore, will come at considerable cost. originally or made elsewhere and then shipped into the U.S. Supplier managers and their work product – supply base sourcing strategies and cost-reduction initiatives – will have to constantly be on the lookout for events driving their suppliers’ businesses and pricing. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer.

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This Week in Logistics News (August 13-17, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Here are the ones that caught my attention: Maersk and IBM Introduce TradeLens Blockchain Shipping Solution. This is self-contradictory,” said Jansen at the [Global Liner Shipping Conference]. More than 154 million shipping events have been captured on the platform, including data such as arrival times of vessels and container “gate-in”, and documents such as customs releases, commercial invoices and bills of lading. I’m back from vacation. Well, back physically.

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

Supply Chain Movement

Its innovative technologies drive ships as well as electrical cars and e-buses. Focusing on the transport & logistics; we are establishing ten Transportation Management Centres (TMC) worldwide that will be located on the Arabic peninsular, China, Singapore, India, Poland, Italy, Switzerland, Finland, Brazil and the USA. One year ago global technology company ABB launched the second stage of its Next Level Strategy.

Blockchain Points Way to `Massive Change' for Commodity Supply Chain

Material Handling & Logistics

In most food-supply chains it might take weeks to figure out where it went from source to destination, and in some cases, the source may not be known, but on a blockchain, it takes just seconds. The technology is a big selling point for the global food industry to identify counterfeit ingredients and to trace the source of contamination during product recalls. Blockchain also is becoming a key tool for shipping companies.

Coronavirus Highlights Fragility of Global Supply Networks

Jaggaer

A businessman, who caught the virus at a conference in Singapore, was linked to several other cases. Since the outbreak of SARS in 2003, the last major epidemic to hit China, the country has become even more important as a source of key components and materials as well as finished consumer goods.

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The Dispatch Report | Q1 2020, Issue No. 13

Shipchain

We recently partnered with Keep Truckin, released a new white paper, launched the Delivery Experience Manager for Final Mile logistics, won the Blockchain Innovation Award at #DataccioConnect Singapore, queued up our next industry webinar, joined the United Nations Center for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (UN/CEFACT), and a lot more. Over the past few years, we’ve dedicated ourselves to understanding the shipping and logistics industry.

The Dispatch Report + Full Product Launch | January 2019, Issue No. 10

Shipchain

Companies that ship temperature controlled goods of any kind. The two largest ports in the world are in Shanghai and Singapore. As part of our open source product offering, developers can build out the open source framework of ShipChain, and add additional layers and features. Axle 2.0 – Enhanced AXLE hardware to add accelerometer tracking, sensor data from outside sources.

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Perspectives on the Global Trade Environment: A Panel Discussion

NC State SCRC

The goal is to create redundant sources based on supplier-specific and country-of-origin, to ensure that each product category has redundancy as a form of insurance on the supply chain. In February 2016, Cheniere became the first company to ship LNG from a commercial facility in the contiguous United States. In support of that global reach, Cheniere has additional offices in London, Singapore, Washington, Beijing, and Tokyo.

From the Desks of the Entire ShipChain Team – 9/25/2020

Shipchain

We partnered with KeepTruckin and Distichain, released several industry white papers, launched the Delivery Experience Manager for Final Mile logistics, won the Blockchain Innovation Award at #DataccioConnect Singapore, joined the United Nations Center for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (UN/CEFACT), recorded and released our fourth industry webinar, won first place in the Ventana Research Digital Innovation Awards, and last but certainly not least, launched Mainnet!

This Week in Logistics News (February 15-19, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Second, IBM announced that it has made “nearly 44,000 lines of code available to the Linux Foundation’s open source Hyperledger Project to help developers easily build secure distributed ledgers that can be used to exchange most anything of value.” With freight shipping at a truckload rate, customers participating in OHL’s Freight Consolidation Services have seen cost savings up to 10-15% over traditional less-than-truckload.