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

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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.

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

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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.

This Week in Logistics News (June 24-28, 2013)

Talking Logistics

HighJump Software Enhances HighJump Warehouse Advantage Express Offering to Meet Increased Demand in SMB Marketplace. Meanwhile, HighJump Software announced that it has updated HighJump Warehouse Advantage Express, its warehouse management system (WMS) specifically designed for small and mid-sized wholesale distribution operations. HighJump Warehouse Advantage Express is built upon the same technology as its tier one HighJump Warehouse Advantage solution.

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

Talking Logistics

Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Amazon to invest in French firm’s technology for self-driving forklifts (Reuters) Warehouses Test a New Breed of AI Robots (WSJ – sub. Finds a Faulty Shipping Safety Net for Brexit (WSJ – sub. Robots in the Warehouse. Did you make any New Year’s Resolutions for 2019? Are you’re still looking for a personal challenge this year?

The need to know

EFT

Ships wait to unload at Port of Los Angeles as imports boom. Container shipping group CMA CGM resumes online services after cyber attack. Hyundai begins building electric vehicle hub in Singapore. Asia’s biggest warehouse operator, GLP, is targeting a $1.5

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EFT

Roche ships supplies from Germany to plug UK tests shortfall. Swiss drugs and diagnostics group Roche is shipping supplies from Germany to help Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) fill gaps caused by a logistics glitch at a Roche warehouse in southern England, it said on Thursday.

This Week in Logistics News (April 18-22, 2016)

Talking Logistics

These futuristic driverless pods will run on Singapore’s roads by end of the year ( Mashable ). Agile Network & Manhattan Associates Collaborate to Develop a New Shipping Solution. If your answer is still “We’re in the transportation and warehousing business,” then your value proposition in the eyes of customers is becoming more limited and commoditized. “Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to get through this thing called life.” — Prince.

Crisis is an opportunity for speeding up Digital Transformation to enhance Agility, Resilience and Productivity – LogiSYM September 2020

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Does incoming inventory have a pre-designated place within the warehouse or is it placed randomly? Is data entry manually done at various systems within the warehouse? Is your warehouse systematically organised to help your warehouse personnel with picking and packing of orders? Companies need to switch to smart solutions with respect to inventory, warehousing, logistics and distribution management. This slows down the pace of progress of work in a warehouse.

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.

Responding to Disruptive Delivery Models & Rising e-Commerce in APAC

BluJay Solutions

In the last 12 months, we saw the arrival of e-commerce giant Amazon in APAC , as well as Alibaba doubling its investment to US$4 billion in the Singapore-headquartered regional e-commerce firm Lazada Group, as it rivals Amazon in its move to expand aggressively in the region. same-day) services on parcel shipping. With global giants like Amazon and Alibaba using their supply chains as a way to gain a competitive advantage, smaller retailers risk being left behind. .

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.

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EFT

Port of Los Angeles container volumes hit an all-time high in August, as importers restocked warehouses and retailers prepared for the upcoming holiday season, but officials warned that uncontrolled spread of COVID-19 remains an economic threat.

This Week in Logistics News (December 9-13, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Same-day delivery (or is it shipping?) German shipping banks face $22 billion in losses: Moody’s ( Reuters ). Home Depot grabbed the headlines on Wednesday when the WSJ reported that the company is spending “at least $300 million on supply chain, technology and online improvements in the fiscal year that begins in February, including building new fulfillment centers and overhauling its warehouse technology systems” to enable same-day shipping and delivery of orders.

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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.

Takeaways from the 2018 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

Kinaxis

Direct to consumer online shop launched with fully functioning billing, payment, shipping capabilities. While observing that US and Israel are lagging several other countries such as Singapore and South Korea in standardized tests, he attributed the innovation of US and Israel to the high self-esteem of the students, fostering entrepreneurial spirit. This will call for partnerships with service providers, enabling the ‘Uberization of transportation’ and warehousing.

Xiaomi & The Supply Chain Behind the World's Highest Valued Smartphone Startup

Elementum

From 2013 to 2014, the number of units Xiaomi shipped in China grew 186 percent, while its total worldwide shipments grew 224 percent. At the end of 2014, Xiaomi edged out Samsung for the title of most popular smartphone in China—shipping 12.5 In fact, in its early stages the only brick-and-mortar buildings that Xiaomi operated were its “e-commerce warehouses”, optimized to handle the fast-moving inventory necessitated by Xiaomi's model.

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Xiaomi & The Supply Chain Behind the World's Highest Valued Smartphone Startup

Elementum

From 2013 to 2014, the number of units Xiaomi shipped in China grew 186 percent, while its total worldwide shipments grew 224 percent. At the end of 2014, Xiaomi edged out Samsung for the title of most popular smartphone in China—shipping 12.5 In fact, in its early stages the only brick-and-mortar buildings that Xiaomi operated were its “e-commerce warehouses”, optimized to handle the fast-moving inventory necessitated by Xiaomi's model.

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Xiaomi & The Supply Chain Behind the World's Highest Valued Smartphone Startup

Elementum

From 2013 to 2014, the number of units Xiaomi shipped in China grew 186 percent, while its total worldwide shipments grew 224 percent. At the end of 2014, Xiaomi edged out Samsung for the title of most popular smartphone in China—shipping 12.5 In fact, in its early stages the only brick-and-mortar buildings that Xiaomi operated were its “e-commerce warehouses”, optimized to handle the fast-moving inventory necessitated by Xiaomi's model.

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The State of Digital Freight: The 4×4 Blueprint for Freight 2020

Freightos

They’re licensed to be an ocean freight forwarder, and they’ve bought some aircraft and an airport; and of course they are a huge warehousing player. It won’t be good for many industry players if we don’t work together to build a modern shipping experience with the end user at heart first on our own. My team made a simple calculation of how many employees it takes to ship a package express versus shipping a container.

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

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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.

This Week in Logistics News (November 17-21, 2014)

Talking Logistics

As reported in the Wall Street Journal yesterday, it appears that “Amazon’s robot army is finally falling into place,” with deployments at warehouses in California, Kentucky, Texas, and others. Here are some interesting details from the article: At a 1.2-million-square-foot warehouse in Tracy, Calif., warehouses, it can guarantee same-day or overnight delivery for more products to more customers. . I’m guessing it’s summer.

The Emerging Supply Chain Wars

NC State SCRC

Moreover, he predicts that local prototyping and mass production could bring about a severe long-term contraction in global shipping, inventories, and warehouses. In this formula, countries with no resources can become transshipment points that smooth out supply chains, such as Singapore which has no raw materials but generates massive profits from its transshipment port.

Why Supply Chain Transformation is Inevitable

Enterra Insights

“In the 1940s, innovation meant streamlining processes with forklifts and ocean-bound shipping containers. New automated warehouses and optimization algorithms enable automated fulfillment and result in great final delivery to achieve low cost and high speed, customer-focused logistics.” Regis Hotel in Singapore from 8 a.m. Change and transformation are never easy, especially if what you have been doing has proven successful.

Local Sourcing, Global Supply Chain

BluJay Solutions

The Texas manufacturing facility will be managed by Motorola’s Singapore-based global manufacturing partner and is located less than four hours by road from the Port of Houston, which is a key US freight forwarding hub, ranking first in the United States in international waterborne tonnage handled.

Lessons to Glean From the West Coast Port Dispute

Supply Chain @ MIT

But the implications of this standoff between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association go beyond idle ships and stranded freight containers. First, over the next several years, new shipping options will become available to US companies. To make matters worse, US ports have fallen behind technologically-advanced cargo handling hubs such as Singapore and Rotterdam in the Netherlands, mainly due to union opposition.

Decoding the cross-border eCommerce puzzle

Vinculum

The consumers in Malaysia, for instance, want to buy a product in Singapore can now buy it from their own country. Every country has its own sets of rules and regulations that you should be aware of before shipping your products. Shipping and logistics.

Start selling on Amazon from India to the world in 2021

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The business happens through 15 Amazon International Marketplaces in the Europe (Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Netherlands & UK), Americas (US, Canada, Mexico & Brazil), Asia-Pacific (Japan, Singapore & Australia) & Middle East (UAE, Turkey).

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List of Top 65 Marketplaces Across the Globe in 2019

Vinculum

Ease of shopping, product variety, secure payments and free shipping are some of the reasons that have made online shopping a huge success. It makes it easier for sellers to store, pack and ship their products. The fulfillment service of eBay – Global Shipping Program makes your items available to over 180 million buyers worldwide. Walmart Free 2-Day Shipping program, guarantees fast and free shipping with no membership needed. In 2021, over 2.14

Logistics Technology Trends That Will Dominate 2017

Techgistics

China, Singapore, and Sweden. Amazon has also been adding sortation centers that receive shipments from Amazon’s fulfillment warehouses where packages are sorted by postcode and then are delivered to the USPS for last mile delivery, cutting out the need for UPS or Fedex. Amazon drones e commerce last mile robots Same Day Delivery self-driving cars Uber warehouse

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

Talking Logistics

GameStop expects fewer price markdowns with ship from store service ( Dallas Business Journal ). MNX Global Logistics Acquires Specialty Aviation 3PL Aero Express Logistics in Singapore. Now, we’re shipping from stores. government systems, the necessary import and export security filings for international shipping are auto-populated, based on the data within the TMS, and electronically filed.