Bringing SCOR to Singapore


A daylong educational forum in Singapore in July will introduce the SCOR model to supply chain professionals representing some of the world’s largest and most recognized semiconductor and electronics companies.

Regional & global perspectives: Highlights from Quintiq World Tour Singapore 2015


Well, according to attendees of Quintiq World Tour Singapore, the answer was a resounding yes! in Singapore marked the halfway point for World Tour events in 2015 – six down, six to go. Let’s revisit some of the things that made Singapore’s so special.

Chainalytics Opens Singapore Office, Continues Strategic Asia-Pacific Expansion to Meet Growing Demand


Atlanta, GA & Singapore (February 1, 2015) – Chainalytics, a global leader in supply chain consulting, analytics and market intelligence today announced the opening of a new Singapore office to be led by current Managing Director of the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region Tim Foster.

Transforming your supply chain: What experts said at Quintiq World Tour Singapore 2015


We did precisely that at Quintiq World Tour Singapore 2015 with experts from Hewlett Packard, Baker Hughes, ZALORA and FCI Electronics. What happens when you ask four experts for their thoughts on supply chain transformation?

Ushering in a New Era of Warehousing in Singapore

Supply Chain Nation

Singapore, an island city-state known as a hub for global commerce, finance and transport, has taken a giant step into a new era of warehousing with the opening of DHL Supply Chain’s Advanced Regional Center (ARC) in April.

Singapore’s High Technology Port Delivers a Logistics Edge

Logistics Viewpoints

First-time visitors coming in to Singapore’s Changi Airport often remark on its salubrious surroundings and smooth, efficient processes – a main performance target is to have the first bag on the belt within 12 minutes of aircraft touchdown, for instance.

Ushering in a New Era of Warehousing in Singapore

Supply Chain Nation

Singapore, an island city-state known as a hub for global commerce, finance and transport, has taken a giant step into a new era of warehousing with the opening of DHL Supply Chain’s Advanced Regional Center (ARC) in April. The Singapore ARC is the first facility of its kind deployed by DHL globally and creates a model for the future of warehousing, particularly in land-scarce countries and dense cities where land availability is limited and expensive.

Crossroads 2016: The Future of Package Delivery

Supply Chain @ MIT

Featured Innovation Sustainability Transportation crossroads conference future supply chains last mile MIT CTL package delivery self-drive vehicles Singapore

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


In 2011, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and PSA Singapore Terminals, operating one of the world’s largest container transhipment ports, pumped in S$50 million each towards R&D in port technologies.

Spark a brainwave or 10: Top business quotes to live by


The Singapore edition of the Quintiq World Tour 2015 was all about answers: Professionals who were seeking solutions to their business challenges, and experts who readily shared their insights on tackling planning problems effectively.

CMA CGM to Acquire Neptune Orient Lines for $2.4 Billion- A Sign of Further Consolidation to Follow

Supply Chain Matters

It’s official, French shipping company CMA CGM, the third largest ocean container shipping line has agreed to buy Singapore’s Neptune Orient Lines Ltd. NOL) for approximately $2.4 billion in cash. This deal has been speculated for several weeks as financially troubled NOL sought out a buyer. The offer is reported as being a 49 percent […].

Disrupting Logistics: 4 Innovative Blockchain Startups to Watch in 2018


FreshTurf FreshTurf based in Singapore, is building a blockchain to manage last mile delivery transactions between retailers, logistics companies, and consumers. Singapore has a nationwide government network of delivery lockers where consumers can pick up their packages ordered online.

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


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). By Zvi Schreiber, CEO, Freightos.

What role will human planners play in the supply chain of the future?


We asked three experts at the Quintiq World Tour event in Singapore. Gerald Tan, CEO, Pan Asia Logistics Singapore Pte Ltd. “I

Expert insights: An interview with entrepreneur & author Vivek Sood


We explore these questions and more as we catch up with Quintiq World Tour Singapore guest speaker Vivek Sood to get his thoughts on the developments in the industry. I’ve written about this at length in my books and spoke about it in my presentation in Singapore.

Keith B. Carter on The Path to Actionable Intelligence


He has managed teams across continents – from the United States to Belgium and Singapore. Now, the access to statistical and modeling software is built into the curriculum here in Singapore and elsewhere in Asia.

Afternoon Coffee: AWS Educate Expands Global Reach, Trump Picks ExxonMobil CEO for Secretary of State

Aera Technology

The new reach totals 36 countries, an addition of 31 new regions from the originals in the United States, India, Singapore, South Korea, Japan and China. AWS Educate announced Monday it is expanding the number of countries in which its Cloud Career Pathways are available. To learn more about AWS Educate and its significance to the evolving talent supply chain, check out Andrew Karpie’s recent coverage.

The APAC 3PL Summit and CSCO Forum


Channels: Supply Chain Logistics CEO Focus CSCO Focus 3PL Event Date: Wed, 2016-11-09 to Thu, 2016-11-10 Event URL: [link] Event Location: Singapore Number of attendees: 200 Programme URL: Brochure URL: Speakers URL: Purchase Recording URL: Event Organiser: Sarah Reynolds Event Organiser E-mail: Précis: Where Asia's logistics and supply chain leaders meet to discuss strategy and the state of the industry Entire Month Duration: No Region: Asia-Pacific

Amazon vs. Alibaba: A Battle for Southeast Asia


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. Rumors are circling that the company is planning a launch in Singapore in early 2017.

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The Cost of Climate Change on Your Supply Chain

The 21st Century Supply Chain

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.

Buyers, B-17 Bombers, and Heedful Interrelating…Musings for the Week


Weick (2001)notes that an example of “less heedful interrelating” is Winston Churchill’s reconstruction of why he failed to see that Singapore was vulnerable to land invasion in the Second World War.

Indonesia Looks to Infrastructure to Give Logistics Boost

Logistics Viewpoints

I wrote previously on this blog about how Singapore’s superior infrastructure has helped to make it a stand-out performer in logistics in the Asia region and, indeed, globally.

How to Handle Logistics During Chinese New Year

Material Handling & Logistics

Singapore – CNY – February 16-17. “By implementing a few critical steps in advance of the holiday, shippers can avoid unnecessary bottlenecks and continue business with little or no interruption,” says Frank Guenzerodt, CEO of Dachser USA.

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


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.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Talking Logistics

eft 3PL Summit and Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum , TBA, Singapore (2016: Dec 6-7). Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. Most of the conferences on our list are in the U.S.,

How consumer priorities impact your supply chain


Let us know in your comment below or view the ‘Customer centric supply chain’ presentation at the SCM Logistics & Manufacturing World in Singapore. . Happy customers are the key to success. It’s the first and more persistent rule of business.

Takeaways from the 2018 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

The 21st Century Supply Chain

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.

Has Driverless Supply Chain Planning Already Arrived?


Singapore has a fleet of self-driving taxis that will go into service by the end of the year.

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.

RELEX Solutions Strengthens Asia Pacific Presence with New Partnership

RELEX Solutions

Melbourne, Victoria headquartered, FMCG Retail will sell, implement and provide consultation on RELEX’ solutions and services across the region, having worked with brands in Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Australia and New Zealand. Read PDF. Australian Consultants FMCG Retail to provide RELEX’s Unified Retail Planning Technology in the APAC region.

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What does increasing regulatory oversight mean for the pharma supply chain?

The Network Effect

Singapore is currently drafting new GDP standards (ColdChainIQPC). Due to more complex supply chains, policy makers worldwide are enforcing stricter regulations for manufacturing and logistics.

Time for Value Chain 4.0?

Supply Chain Shaman

It’s a lazy day for me in Singapore. “We can see the computer age everywhere, but in the productivity statistics.” ” Robert Solow, Economist, 1987. I spent a jet-lagged day reading by the pool. I dragged The Rise and Fall of American Growth by Robert J.

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


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.

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