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

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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. When is the right time to seek a new IT solution for your business? How does UPS reduce travel time for their drivers?

Industrial Transformation ASIA-PACIFIC 2019, 22 – 24 October 2019, Singapore


Organised by SingEx Exhibitions and International Partner, Deutsche Messe, Industrial Transformation ASIA-PACIFIC 2019 receives strong support from the Singapore government agencies such as the Agency for Science, Technology, and Research (A*Star), Economic Development Board Singapore (EDB), Enterprise Singapore (ESG), JTC Corporation and Singapore Tourism Board (STB). Ivalua Strategic Sourcing. I valua Complete Source to Pay.


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ProcureCon Asia, 9th – 11th July 2019, Singapore


Daniel Koh is currently leading a team of 130 sourcing and pricing professionals globally. He had taken on a few leadership roles in Flex such as Procurement Compliance Director, led the Global Sourcing team, and is currently member of Flex Supply Chain Council and Supply Chain Risk Management. The post ProcureCon Asia, 9th – 11th July 2019, Singapore appeared first on Ivalua

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.

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

Desjardins Selects Ivalua & Fluxym to Enable Source-to-Settle Transformation


The largest financial cooperative in Canada will leverage Ivalua to streamline sourcing execution processes to increase value across the supply lifecycle. To support the company’s strategic objective to better serve its clients and members, Desjardins requires a more efficient and streamlined sourcing and contracting process. Fluxym is also a value-added reseller of the best Source-to-Contract (S2C), Procure-to-Pay (P2P) and Travel & Expense solutions on the market.

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

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By ensuring stored data records are tamper-free and come from a verifiable and immutable source, participants will be able to trust that data on the network is the single source of truth. A single source of truth, with fair, trusted and a tamper-proof information flow.

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

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Early analysis of options: All too often, value chain decisions are made irrespective of trade considerations, be it on sourcing, location of manufacturing or services centres, ownership structures, shipping routes, storing options, priority consumer markets and so on and so forth.

LogiSYM Digital 2020: COVID-19 Is A Wake-Up Call for Supply Chains to Ramp Up Business Continuity & Security – LogiSYM August 2020

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Other rising concerns to be addressed, “suppliers were single-sourced, and there is a general lack of risk assessment that results in companies not being able to switch to alternative routing.”.

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

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Diversify supplier base : Supply chain should not be overly dependent on long lead-time or on a small pool of specific suppliers or sourcing regions. To improve your capability to manage demand shifts and customer expectations it is mandatory to have dual sourcing.

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

DELMIA Quintiq

We asked three experts at the Quintiq World Tour event in Singapore. A lot of the decision-making can be enhanced and augmented through very smart, very clever, very quick algorithms, using data sources we never thought imaginable before, but there must be human oversight. Gerald Tan, CEO, Pan Asia Logistics Singapore Pte Ltd. “I

The Urgency To Transform Vietnam Cold Chain Logistics


The lack of transport facilities. ,, Image Source. Foreign language proficiency of workers is also weak compared to other countries in the region (Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia,) (9). ,The Vietnamese Cold Chain’s potential to develop is evaluated to be ranked 17th worldwide (1).

CG Consus


With offices across Malaysia, Philippines, India, Singapore, London, USA and Canada, Consus collaborates with customers to implement source to pay (S2P) solutions and services required for rapid adoption, and realize the return on investment envisaged from such procurement initiatives. [link]. Established in 2006 and privately held, Consus is a global procurement solutions integrator and services provider.

Study Shows Two-Thirds of Companies Yet to Execute Digital Transformation in Supply Chain Planning


Our services help clients develop the right supply chain strategy for their business challenges and implement the process and technology solutions to improve Demand/Supply Planning, Procurement and Sourcing, Logistics and Warehousing, and Reverse Logistics business performance. Founded in 2002, Spinnaker has offices in Boston, Columbus, Denver, Houston, Memphis, Pittsburgh, London, and Singapore. PRESS RELEASE.

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


In Singapore, throughout March and April, eggs were in such high demand that they were frequently missing from the shelves. As countries begin to emerge from the turbulence generated by Covid-19, so too does the real impact on trade.

What you should know about ASEAN Last Mile Delivery


Source The logistics landscape also varies across ASEAN countries. While Singapore consistently remains ASEAN’s best destination for logistics investors, countries of the Greater Mekong Subregion, such as Vietnam, are boosting their logististics industry. Singapore, a more developed nations, with its strong foundation of logistics management, strives to reinforce its position as a global hurdle for logistics. Source 3.

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Disrupting Logistics: 4 Innovative Blockchain Startups to Watch in 2018


Source: The Daily Dot. 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. The global logistics market is predicted to reach US 15.5 trillion in 2023.

The Urgency To Transform Vietnam's Cold Chain Logistics


The lack of transport facilities. ,, Image Source. Foreign language proficiency of workers is also weak compared to other countries in the region (Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia,) (9). The Vietnamese Cold Chain’s potential to develop is evaluated to be ranked 17th worldwide (1).

The Cost of Climate Change on Your Supply Chain


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 report is predicting economies including Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines could be as much as a quarter less productive than they are now.

Coronavirus & The CPG World: What to do now and how to prepare for the future?


This pandemic clearly showed that the global digital infrastructure and global apps have been instrumental in instant communication, business continuity as well as reducing COVID-19 spread in such countries as South Korea and Singapore. The AI/ML-driven platform automatically made demand-driven adjustments and provided a realistic view of the future requirements based on the estimate of the pandemic from external sources such as WHO.

Coronavirus & The CPG World: What to do now and how to prepare for the future?


This pandemic clearly showed that the global digital infrastructure and global apps have been instrumental in instant communication, business continuity as well as reducing COVID-19 spread in such countries as South Korea and Singapore. The AI/ML-driven platform automatically made demand-driven adjustments and provided a realistic view of the future requirements based on the estimate of the pandemic duration coming from external sources such as WHO.

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

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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. These agreements, which Australia in all likelihood will now try to tie up as speedily as possible, will open new supply chain sourcing options for the country, especially in other parts of Asia—fulfilling a longer term goal of the country’s government.

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. The other source of congestion is due to pilots and tugboats. Let me use aviation as an example to illustrate the extent of this problem and its possible solutions. Sorry for the delay. We are waiting for clearance from air traffic control.”

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Freight Rate News November 2015


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. Wouldn’t it be amazing if someone could cut through the hype and summarize the key freight and logistics trends every month? Thought you’d never ask. That’s exactly what Freightos has been doing. We’ve split the trends into the sections on the right.

US reshoring index hits record high even before COVID-19 pandemic


US companies in 2019 sourced substantially fewer manufactured goods from 14 traditional Asian trading partners, apparently as a direct result of aggressive US government trade policies, according to the seventh annual Kearney US Reshoring Index. Manufactured imports from Vietnam and Mexico both increased last year, evidence that US companies were starting to significantly adapt their sourcing strategies even before the COVID-19 crisis began disrupting global supply chains early in 2020.

Chinese New Year Shutdown 2020: How to Prepare


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. If you’re unsure about the trustworthiness of your supplier (or if trying to communicate gives you a headache), sourcing platforms like Sourcify help you find pre-vetted factories and communicate with them clearly.

The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play


Across twenty additional countries, Amazon’s other centers are predominantly focused on fulfillment and delivery stations while some countries, like Italy, the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Singapore, and Japan also have Prime delivery facilities. Source: In his 2017 annual shareholder letter , Bezos lauded “divinely discontent” customers as innovation drivers.

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

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Arising from the pandemic is risk diversification i.e. reducing sourcing risks from China. Many are now actively pursuing opportunities to diversify sourcing and reduce the China risk factor.

The need to know


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.

Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources


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. The businessman’s news source of choice, global export and import volumes (as well as buying trendings) are key to informing supply chain professionals. sections in this Singapore-based niche news site.

Top 6 Wholesale Distribution Trends for 2019


Business costs will rise for those who are sourcing some or most of their raw materials or goods from China. Less affected are Singapore, South Korea, and Thailand. But it’s already happening as wholesalers, distributors, and importers source alternatives from other countries and place tentative orders. These include the Philippines, Cambodia, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand. You may end up having to source goods from a variety of countries.

Why Global Trade Agreements must be part of your supply chain planning: Guest Post by Tim Barnes


He has put together some great advice here about how the TPP is going to dramatically impact the supply chain landscape in the near future… Supply chain decision makers play a continuous game of identifying what and where to source raw materials, the most cost effective location for assembly, and the most efficient structure of their transportation network, to achieve the ultimate goal of low COGS, good quality and delivery to their customer base in an efficient timeframe.

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Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

From local truck transportation to global supply chain management systems, from produce sourcing to consulting based on practical experience to outsourcing, C.H. Singapore. More shippers today appear to be outsourcing some or all of their logistics. How does a company decide that outsourcing logistics is the right choice? This C.H.

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. 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. Sourcing strategies should be reviewed more frequently and be on the lookout for chess board changes and price dislocations.

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Stories of Supply Chain Leadership: An Interview with Joan Motsinger of Seagate

Supply Chain Shaman

and Singapore. We are targeting much improved end-to-end planning in response to multiple demand sources. When I think of the future, I think of a thin broad line across design, plan, source, make and deliver. Many companies talk about Supply Chain Excellence, but most leaders struggle to define it. As a goal, it is easier to say than to define. One supply chain leader, in a discussion last week, likened supply chain excellence to fitness. His reasoning?