Doing Business in Thailand


Once known as Siam, Thailand became a constitutional monarchy in 1932. Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country not colonized by a European power. Thailand borders the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand. Manufacturing in Thailand. Shipping.

Innovative Approaches to Supply Chain Risk


This scenario played out for thousands of companies after the Japan earthquake, the Thailand floods and numerous other smaller scale disasters. Inventory management Supply chain risk management IBM Japan Natural disaster Risk management Supply chain Taiwan Thailand

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Spotlight on Ocean Shipping in The Transpacific Eastbound Lane

CH Robinson Transportfolio

In a typical year, shipping by air and ocean follows a fairly predictable pattern of peak and slow times. A typical year in the Transpacific Eastbound lane usually looks like this for ocean shipping : May 1: New service contracts in this lane go into effect.

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International Ecommerce Selling: 6 Factors to Consider Before You Get Started


As long as your international shipping strategy is set up to ensure you’re profitable and keep logistics costs down, there’s a lot of unmet potential in expanding across the globe. . On the other hand, even if your product can legally ship to a country, it doesn’t mean it will be cheap.

Top 6 Wholesale Distribution Trends for 2019


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. China, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Malaysia produced Japanese branded goods.

What happens after you toss a recyclable plastic container in the recycle bin?

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Since China banned the import of plastic waste (except the cleanest plastics) in late 2017, America has been shipping its plastic waste to other countries including: Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Turkey, etc. . Christopher Tang. .

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Reoccurring events—like the holiday season—used to provide some level of predictability to ocean shipping trends in the transpacific eastbound (TPEB) trade lane. Normally, we see a rush in ocean shipping just before the Chinese New Year (CNY). Peak shipping season will be here soon.

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

For instance, six of the ASEAN countries such as Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Philippines, and Thailand can leverage their FTAs with the remaining 4 ASEAN countries (Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore, and Vietnam) who are TPP members to develop cost effective supply chain operations to facilitate multi-lateral trades with minimal tariffs. Felipe Caro and Christopher S. Tang, UCLA Anderson School.

What do I need to do to get a drink around here?

DELMIA Quintiq

It is very different in the south and the north of Thailand. Its identically tasting twin is brewed and shipped all over Canada. How Asia challenges beverage supply chains.

Amazon vs. Alibaba: A Battle for Southeast Asia


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.

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Forced Labor in Seafood Supply Chains


Western multinationals linked to these practices through their supply chains into damage control and Western governments responded by imposing trade sanctions on Thailand. Thailand, the target of much of the attention in Southeast Asia, is the third largest seafood exporter in the world.

Doing Business in Singapore


Typical manufactured products include electronics, chemicals, oil drilling equipment, petroleum refining, biomedical products, scientific instruments, telecommunications equipment, processed food and beverages, ship repair and offshore platform construction. Shipping.

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

Talking Logistics

When you look at what’s been happening in recent years, like Amazon testing drones to ship packages and Google buying eight robotics companies , it’s clear that the line between what humans and robots can do is becoming thinner every day. I’m guessing it’s summer.

Hanjin Bankruptcy Demonstrates Fragility of Ocean Freight Market Prior to “Black November”


The recent bankruptcy announcement of Hanjin, a major shipping line, on the Friday before the last Labor Day long weekend, was a shock to everyone working in the global logistics shipping industry. Many ship builders and ocean carriers overextended themselves while the economy was growing, and these expectations resulted in a huge amount of investment that has resulted in too many ships and carriers competing for too little cargo.

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. Thailand, $13.9 Unpredictable levels of domestic and international shipping capacity.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Chris Darbyshire, VP Operations at Softchoice!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Over my career I have established supply chains for global leaders like EMC, Cisco, HP and others in China, Europe, Thailand, Malaysia, Taiwan, Mexico and across North America. We work with our vendors to ship direct to customers in reusable totes to eliminate waste. Subscribe Here!

5 Ways To Improve Your Import-Export Business Now


Or, if you’re lucky to deal with tropical islands like Indonesia , Thailand and the Philippines , do remember the concept of island time. For exporters, calculating CBM and printing packing lists are a necessary but tedious step in the shipping process. Introduction.

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

Logistics Bureau

Thailand. Then there is the cost of packing up and shipping machinery, moulds, and equipment to a new location, as well as the need to deal with staff reductions and a tangle of bureaucratic procedures. COVID-19 and the Future of China Sourcing and Manufacture.

6 Tips for Creating Private Label Products for Amazon FBA


When you’re in the e-commerce industry or entrepreneurship space, buzzwords like “drop shipping” and “Amazon FBA” just roll off your tongue. She eventually threw away most of her clothes as they were far too thick for Thailand’s sunny and humid weather.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Thailand. Eyefortransport is currently seeing major consolidation occurring in the shipping industry and expects to see further moves as logistics providers look to take advantage of e-commerce, cross-border trade and shifting global demand. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

Reversing globalisation: Near shoring, reshoring or staying put?


Alongside this trade revolution, shipbuilding became cheaper and the ships themselves bigger and more efficient. Image Caption: Image by Michal Jarmoluk from Pixabay Précis: Cheap labour and even cheaper shipping made offshoring incredibly attractive.

The Cannabis Supply Chain and Logistics Map!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Countries that may capitalize on growing marijuana may include Colombia, Thailand and other tropical countries that have more legalized marijuana cultivation. There are shipping and air cargo lines that specialize in distribution of goods worldwide. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

This Week in Logistics News (September 15-19, 2014)

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Menlo Logistics Opening New Multi-client Warehouse in Ladkrabang, Thailand. FedEx to Increase Shipping Rates. Are you attending the CSCMP Annual Global Conference next week? If so, let’s connect.

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

Material Handling & Logistics

Blockchain also is becoming a key tool for shipping companies. AP Moller-Maersk A/S in March disclosed a ledger system with IBM that will help manage and track the paper trail of tens of millions of shipping containers.

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling & Logistics

The Index, in its ninth year, ranks 50 emerging markets countries by factors that make them attractive to logistics providers, freight forwarders, shipping lines, air cargo carriers and distributors.

Rising costs to challenge supply chain in 2019


We very recently took the same Parcel Metro product and launched it in Southeast Asia – in Vietnam and Thailand. Companies at all stages of the supply chain are expecting rising costs in 2019, says eyefortransport’s new Supply Chain Hot Trends 2019 report , which is free to download now.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Thailand. Eyefortransport is currently seeing major consolidation occurring in the shipping industry and expects to see further moves as logistics providers look to take advantage of e-commerce, cross-border trade and shifting global demand. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

Solving the biggest logistics puzzle in the floral industry

DELMIA Quintiq

Flowers are gathered from far and wide, from farms in countries such as Kenya, India, Thailand, Ecuador, and Colombia. For another, shipping needs to be efficient and planned ahead of time – delays can be catastrophic to profit margins.

8 Reasons Why Your Business’ Success Depends Upon Your Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

Expedite deliveries, but not returns (because it is cheaper to ship slowly and customers are not looking for expedited return shipping). . Whether you are the CEO of an expanding corporation or the owner of a fledgling enterprise, its fortunes are subject to an undeniable truth.

Could Looming Supply Chain Risks Sink Your Company?

Material Handling & Logistics

At the same time, it quickly cut $5 million from packaging costs by eliminating color and standardizing shipping materials for boxes going to customers, and it identified long-term savings of more than $70 million.

Spotlight on: 7 Key Warehouse Processes

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This contradiction in terms is probably best explained by the Thai phrase; ‘Same, same, but different’ This phrase is used widely in Thailand to explain to naive tourists (such as myself) the similarities between one product and another. The best way to receive products is via an Advance Shipping Notice (ASN) from a supplier.

This Week in Logistics News (November 26-30, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Supply chain reaction: trade war refugees race to relocate to Vietnam, Thailand (Reuters). Easyship, a Stripe for global e-commerce shipping, raises $4M (TechCrunch). Now that Thanksgiving is past us, the mad dash to the end of the year is on.

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Doing Business in Japan


Japan is known throughout the world as one of the best sources for technology products and automobiles, so it makes sense that top industries include motor vehicles and electronic equipment as well as machine tools, steel and nonferrous metals, ships, chemicals, textiles and processed foods. .

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List of Top 65 Marketplaces Across the Globe in 2019


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. In 2021, over 2.14