Doing Business in Singapore

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The Malaysian island of Singapore was originally known as Temasek (“Sea Town”) after the first settlers found it in AD 1298-1299. In 1819, the British East India Company established a trading settlement on the island, which set modern Singapore into motion. Manufacturing in Singapore.

Safer and Faster: Singapore’s Known Consignor Regime

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

It would appear that shippers are in delay to apply for Singapore Known Consignor Regime (KCR). The deadline is 30th April 2021 to submit the application to the Singapore Airport Police Division. Safer and Faster: Singapore’s Known Consignor Regime.

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

DELMIA Quintiq

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. View: Tweets from the Quintiq World Tour Singapore 2015. QuintiqWT Singapore pic.twitter.com/GtIqdcEW3l. — Did you miss the Quintiq World Tour in Singapore?

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

CHAINalytics

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. The post Chainalytics Opens Singapore Office, Continues Strategic Asia-Pacific Expansion to Meet Growing Demand appeared first on Chainalytics.

The top 3PL companies in Singapore in 2020

TradeGecko

Third-party logistics providers ( 3PL ) are widely used by businesses in Singapore and globally. This includes supply chain management, distribution, warehousing, transportation, and more.

The top six 3PL companies in Singapore

TradeGecko

Third-party logistics providers (3PL) are widely used by businesses in Singapore and globally. This includes supply chain management, distribution, warehousing, transportation, and more. 3PL refers to any third-party business used to outsource any part of a company’s distribution or fulfillment services. Business Growth Productivity

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

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Our vision at TRAMES, is to reduce global trade barriers through digitalizing international freight and transportation. a) Across the various actors in any single transport chain. Suppliers render transportation services, and typically commit service levels in the process.

Ushering in a New Era of Warehousing in Singapore

BlueYonder

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.

Ushering in a New Era of Warehousing in Singapore

BlueYonder

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

MIT Supply Chain

Featured Innovation Sustainability Transportation crossroads conference future supply chains last mile MIT CTL package delivery self-drive vehicles SingaporeA three-wheeled electric vehicle called the Persuasive Electric Vehicle (PEV) that can autonomously travel to pick up points in dense urban centers, is one of a fleet of innovative conveyances that could have a major impact on future logistics networks.

Pearl lesson: Safe transport of dangerous goods essential

The Supply Chain Journal

The TT Club says the fire aboard the X-Press Pearl off the coast of Sri Lanka once again illustrates the need for ensuring the safe transport of dangerous cargo. This week the Singapore-registered vessel broke apart and began sinking.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

To anticipate and respond to high customer demand, a modern Transportation Management System (TMS) needs to optimize inventory allocation. The location of any package that is part of an order can be traced; status information about time, quality, and relevant financial aspects all need to be recorded and monitored during transportation execution. Deviations that occur during transportation execution are not necessarily approved immediately. Singapore.

Industry Transformation: Advanced Manufacturing and Digitalisation of Supply Chain-Logistics

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

In the last few years lacklustre Global Economic Growth and sluggish Global & Regional Trade have adversely affected Singapore’s economic growth. Digitalising shipping thus would create enormous opportunities for Singapore to further enhance International and Regional Trade.

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

DELMIA Quintiq

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. Can I say that my prophecy means the end of Singapore PSA as the largest container transshipment hub in the world? The future of container shipping port in Singapore, and many other places, is in your hands and minds!

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

DELMIA Quintiq

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. Supply Chain Planning & Optimization Transport & Logistics Workforce Optimization

Alibaba cargo flights supply duty-free shopping zone in China

The Supply Chain Journal

The logistics arm of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group has contracted with Suparna Airlines to operate daily dedicated cargo flights between Singapore and Hainan province in China to support Hainan’s emergence as a duty-free shopping hub and growing e-commerce orders.

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Digital and the Supply Chain—How Far Have We Come?

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

The impact was across manufacturing plants, transport networks, warehouses, and retail outlets. Prior to joining IDC, Dr. Holmes worked at the Singapore Institute of Manufac- turing Technology (SIMTech). The reality of digitalisation.

Navigating Through the Disruption – An Oceania Perspective

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The Port of Tauranga has announced it is prioritising the unpacking of essential goods so that the cargo can be handled and transported first. Where a customer site is closed, we see the Port of Wellington waive storage fees for shipments that cannot be transported out of the Port.

Navigating Through the Disruption – An Oceania Perspective

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The Port of Tauranga has announced it is prioritising the unpacking of essential goods so that the cargo can be handled and transported first. Where a customer site is closed, we see the Port of Wellington waive storage fees for shipments that cannot be transported out of the Port.

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

DELMIA Quintiq

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. Transportation of food/fruit low-value products is time-sensitive and requires specialized cold chain infrastructure, agile cargo processes, strict observance of chain of custody, and compliance with destination country regulatory processes.

Now Is the Right Time for Supply Chains To Do the Right Things

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Embrace and execute multi-modal transportation models. To reduce cost-to-serve and build visibility of supply with increased resilience across their delivery network, companies need to review optimisation through multi-modal transport strategies. OVERVIEW.

Getting to Zero! How Changing Regulation Will Help Logistics Managers Make Greener Choices

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Societies have been paying for health costs linked to industrial and transport pollution, but those costs are paid in taxes that go into healthcare systems.

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

Talking Logistics

Hunt Transport acquires home delivery firm for $100M (CCJ) Key By Amazon adds garage and business delivery, new locks and Ring compatibility (TechCrunch) Walmart taps Udelv for latest driverless car tests to deliver groceries (CNBC) Autonomous trucking startup TuSimple is taking 3 to 5 commercial trips a day (TechCrunch) Why Your Ice Cream Will Ride in a Self-Driving Car Before You Do (WSJ – sub. New in Transportation Management Systems (TMS).

Seven Supply Chain Processes To Stop Doing In The Pandemic

Supply Chain Shaman

As an United States resident, I was blissfully unaware of this virus and worried about catching my flight to Singapore. Transportation RFPs are particularly problematic. A transportation RFP is a waste of time—instead, partner with logistics service providers.

Automating Arrival Notifications with AIS & Artificial Intelligence

Supply Chain Network

See below aerial shot of the Port of Pasir Panjang, Singapore where the red dots indicate a vessel stop at berth. Most of us in the major retail, import/export, freight and global transportation businesses are “From Missouri” and like to be shown the proof around major breakthroughs like this. Emerging Trends Freight & Transportation Information Technology New Ideas News & Info

Stranger things: Air cargo becomes value play over ocean freight

The Supply Chain Journal

Overall air cargo rates are 90% above where they were midway through 2019, and cargo revenues are up 70%, the International Air Transport Association said. Supply chains in 2021 are living in an alternate dimension. Up is down and down is up.

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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 ). As the folks on Sesame Street would say, the future of transporting goods and people is brought to you by the letter ‘D’ — as in droids, drones, and driverless. 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.

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. Supply Chain Planning & Optimization Transport & LogisticsLet 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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The Beginning of the Beginning: A Progress Report on the Digitisation of Supply Chains

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

All parties along the transport chain need to be well joined up. Within the European initiative of the Digital Transport Logistic Forum ( DTLF ) , concepts for a federated environment of networks of networks are also emerging and being validated within the FEDeRATED and FENIX projects.

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Green Corridor: Counting Carbons

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Do you transport your products to your customers on the other side of the world in a container ship? In the transport industry one would then simply calculate the tons of carbon emitted per kilogram shipped. Do you know how carbon is counted?

How to Create Workforce Housing From Transportation Hubs.

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Imgcan6 on Hotels in Singapore. How to Create Workforce Housing From Transportation Hubs. UCLA Real Estate Wire. Search. Contact. For blog inquiries: julie.lindner@anderson.ucla.edu. For media inquiries: JackSkelley@JSPRLA.com. For general inquiries: ziman.center@anderson.ucla.edu. Links. Homepage. Alumni & Friends. News & Events. Research Briefs. Working Papers. Resources. Archives. June 2014. May 2014. April 2014. March 2014. February 2014. January 2014. December 2013.

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

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Frank is the Managing Partner of PwC’s Asian Worldtrade Management Services (WMS) practice, based in Singapore. Current State of International Transportation Industry – LogiSYM October/November 2020.

Asian Airfreight Volumes Expected to Jump

Logistics Trends and Insights

Although reporting a decline in September cargo, Singapore Airlines announced plans to begin flights to Seattle beginning in September 2019 bringing the total number of US destinations in its network to five. In addition, Singapore Airlines recently introduced its Thrucool service, which is focused on the transport of time-sensitive and temperature-controlled pharmaceutical and healthcare shipments.

Expert insights: An interview with entrepreneur & author Vivek Sood

DELMIA Quintiq

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. Supply Chain Management (SCM) is introduced to cut across the silos (procurement, production, transportation, sales, marketing) – to unify planning and control. What are the key challenges facing companies today?

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The Bridgestone World Solar Challenge Tests the Boundaries of Energy Efficiency

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Robinson’s teams in Singapore and Australia are providing the logistics solutions those same students have with their solar car challenge. . For the 2019 competition, our Singapore and Australia offices are indirectly participating in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge through a joint sponsorship of Singapore Polytechnic’s Solar Car SunSPEC 6 Team. The engineering students of Singapore Polytechnic have entered the SunSPEC 6 into the 2019 competition.