Innovative Approaches to Supply Chain Risk

Kinaxis

A major earthquake in Taiwan. You have a supply chain risk management strategy in place. This key supplier had been identified and sure enough, you have a second source primed and ready to go. We have a problem.” The alternate source uses the same supplier in Taiwan. The problem is most companies are relatively immature when it comes to Supply Chain Risk Management. You may look at your supply chain in a completely different way.

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

Logistics Bureau

COVID-19 and the Future of China Sourcing and Manufacture. The disruption to global supply chains caused by Beijing’s decision to close factories and lock down cities to contain COVID-19 has jolted Western companies into rejigging their supply chains, with economists predicting that globalisation as we know it will never be the same again. Taiwan. The Pros: Strong supply chain and logistics culture. Covid 19 Global Sourcing

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The Supply Chain’s Vision Problem

Enterra Insights

Supply chain visibility remains elusive despite decades pursuing it. Arnaud Morvan states a simple truth, “It’s difficult to see, measure and improve what’s happening across the supply chain.”[1] That sums up supply chain operations at a lot of companies today: It’s difficult to see, measure and improve what’s happening across the supply chain.” ” Cognitive technology and supply chain visibility.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

These developments impact Original Equipment Manufacturers, both at strategic level and at operational level within their supply chains. Together with service provider Arvato, Supply Chain Movement has created a mindmap outlining the route for high-tech supply chains, including road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0. Taiwan, Province of China. Supply chain solutions.

Prep Your Supply Chain for Super Typhoon Soudelor

Elementum

Super Typhoon Soudelor is set to hit Taiwan and China tomorrow, with a huge potential for supply chain disruption. Update 8/7/2015, 04:00 PST: Typhoon Soudelor Disrupts Air, Rail Services in Taiwan Air and land transportation services in Taiwan have been halted since Friday, August 7, as Typhoon Soudelor moves closer to the region. Update 8/6/15, 22:38 PST: Typhoon Soudelor Forces Suspension of Ferry Services in Southeast Taiwan.

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Experts Suggest How to Slash Supply Chain Risk Properly

Supply Chain Opz

Developing supply chain risk mitigation strategy can be a time consuming task. Christopher Tang, Distinguished Professor, UCLA Anderson School and Editor-in-Chief of the INFORMS journal Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (M&SOM) As supply chains become more complex, companies find their supply chains more vulnerable to both foreseeable uncertainty risks and unforeseeable disruption risks.

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Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Such huge pressure on sales is also dragging the supply chain department(s) towards an ever-higher service level. Together with Consafe Logistics, a supplier of supply chain execution software, Supply Chain Movement has created this Supply Chain Execution Mindmap to outline the route, including road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please Mindmap Supply Chain Execution 24/7. Taiwan, Province of China.

How Blockchain Can Transform the Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

Supply chain has become complicated. Whether for industrial equipment, consumer goods, food products, or digital offerings, supply chains have headaches a-plenty. Friction in supply chain is a big problem. The rise in uncertainty stops supply chains from working well. In a supply chain, it can apply to anything from self-executing supply contracts to automated cold chain management. Cold chain monitoring.

Supply Chain Opportunities in China

Supply Chain Movement

China is not only an attractive market in terms of sourcing and manufacturing but also for the sale of goods due to the rapid growth of its middle class. Hence the companies Bugaboo and Foss have both faced considerable challenges, as they revealed during the recent ‘Supply Chain Opportunities in China’ seminar in Amsterdam on 24 June 2015. In 2007, the Dutch producer of pushchairs relocated its factory from Taiwan to the free trade zone close to Xiamen in China.

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Costly Supply Chain Delays in iPhone 8

Elementum

Industry sources also said that iPhone shipments are being held back by supply of OLED panels and yield rates at assembly as output of the 5.8-inch panel is heavily constrained. However, supply chain problems prompted Apple to cut their iPhone sales forecasts to 208.1 As a result, Apple is now looking to replace this supplier from Taiwan with another from South Korea.

Shortages in Medical Supplies Linked to Imports

Logistics Trends and Insights

Medical supply shortages are being reported across the U.S. Tariffs were placed on medical supplies from China in 2018 and only lifted in March of this year because of the pandemic. Other countries including South Korea, India, and Taiwan, as well, are blocking exports of medical supplies to save them for their own citizens, leaving the U.S. However, surgical gowns, typically sourced from China, were at near-normal levels because the sourcing shifted to Honduras.

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Outsourcing: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly – Lessons from Nortel Networks

NC State SCRC

The ODM’s in Taiwan have a single tech park where they all started. At the time – it was all in Taiwan, and over time it was moved more to manufacturing locations in China. Business Process Outsourcing Design for Supply Chain Outsourcing Strategic Cost Management Strategic Sourcing Supply Chain Innovation Supply Chain Management

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day. Each one is featured as having done something unique to reinvent their supply chain and logistics. Strategies include sourcing more items directly from manufacturers to improve margins, SKU rationalization and space reduction, “show more carry less” and assisted-store ordering. Dick’s Sporting Goods @DICKS In today’s supply chain, speed is king.

Building Value Networks. Stopping the Backward Slide.

Supply Chain Shaman

I struggle to understand why innovation in supply chain networks stalled. Innovation for supply chain leaders in building value networks stalled. There is no network capable of connecting sourcing, logistics, manufacturing, and distribution together in the market today.

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The Industrial Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis

Logistics Bureau

Since then, the impact on manufacturing and global supply chains, across multiple industry sectors, has been significant. The IMF’s Gopinath joins other economists and analysts in identifying a number of industries they believe will bear the brunt of supply chain upheavals caused by the epidemic, which has now spread to 115 countries and killed more than 4,000 people. The US and many Western producers source most of their APIs from China.

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

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. What is the Digital Supply Chain? At Supply Chain Game Changer we believe in sharing experiences and expertise from people in every industry and from across the globe. As such we have introduced our “Seasoned Leadership in Action” Interview series at Supply Chain Game Changer. How has Business and Supply Chain changed over the course of your career? Subscribe Here!

Asia, better brace yourself for Usagi! He’s not in a good mood…

Supply Chain View from the Field

The next big disaster of 2013 could be the Category 5 Typhoon Usagi that is set to hit Taiwan, Hong Kong and China Mainland this Sunday. Don’t be surprised if there are supply chain disruptions. Nathan also shared his thoughts about how companies need to be thinking about this in the context of supply chain management and climate change.

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Supply Chain Management:Headline for the 2012 Holiday Buying.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. TradeEdge – Demand Chain Management. Supply Chain Management. The Infosys global supply chain management blog enables leaner supply chains through process and IT related interventions. Discuss the latest trends and solutions across the supply chain management landscape. Supply Chain Management.

The need to know

EFT

US, Taiwan seek 'like-minded' democracies in supply chain shift from China. curbs on Chinese chipmaker SMIC could rattle supply chains. EXCLUSIVE-Automakers seek delays, exemptions to India's planned new rules for parts -sources.

The need to know

EFT

US, Taiwan seek 'like-minded' democracies in supply chain shift from China. curbs on Chinese chipmaker SMIC could rattle supply chains. EXCLUSIVE-Automakers seek delays, exemptions to India's planned new rules for parts -sources.

New: Global Trade Map 2016

Supply Chain Movement

In collaboration with Amber Road, Supply Chain Movement has put together this Global EU Trade Map which provides an overview of current EU trade agreements and an insight into potential trade risks and how to mitigate them. By Supply Chain Movement in collaboration with Amber Road. Taiwan, Province of China. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations.

Distribution in China takes a detour

Supply Chain Movement

China is not only an attractive market in terms of sourcing and manufacturing but also for the sale of goods due to the rapid growth of its middle class. Hence the companies Bugaboo and Foss have both faced considerable challenges, as they revealed during the recent ‘Supply Chain Opportunities in China’ seminar in Amsterdam on 24 June 2015. In 2007, the Dutch producer of pushchairs relocated its factory from Taiwan to the free trade zone close to Xiamen in China.

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Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

Supply Chain Movement and software vendor Eyefreight have developed this checklist to provide to pinpoint the key drivers of Freight Spend Management. By consolidating at the source, several shipments can be combined into one, thereby reducing the number of shipments even before the shipments arrive at the Logistics Service Provider (LSP). Taiwan, Province of China. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend.

10 questions about the benefits of S&OP for your organisation

Supply Chain Movement

Those companies take an integral view of supply and demand, including the financial impact of mediumterm risks. Supply Chain Media and consultancy firm Involvation have developed this checklist to provide insight into the added value and the potential of your current S&OP process. However, there must be consensus within the organisation about definitions and the right source of information for important reports. Taiwan, Province of China.

Bristlecone Flash – February 2019

Bristlecone

In January, Bristlecone kicked off an end-to-end supply chain assessment and diagnostic project for a provider of corporate apparel and business services. This is the first in a multi-phase SAP project aimed at transforming the client’s supply chain environment to increase order fill rates and reduce lost revenue. BRISTLECONE DEPLOYS SAP ARIBA STRATEGIC SOURCING SUITE. 9-11, at MIT, and be part of the community shaping the future of supply chains.

The Urgency To Transform Vietnam Cold Chain Logistics

Abivin

,The Vietnamese Cold Chain’s potential to develop is evaluated to be ranked 17th worldwide (1). Vietnamese Cold Chain - a lucrative potential, yet untapped industry. Currently, Vietnam is one of the five largest fruit and vegetable exporting countries in the world thanks to strong growth in markets such as China, Japan, the USA, Russia, Indonesia, Taiwan, and South Korea (2). In the context of newly signed trade agreements, transforming the cold chain is an ultimate goal.

How H2 PowerTech Accelerates Product Development Across the Globe

Arena Solutions

To create a single product might involve sourcing hundreds or thousands of components from multiple suppliers. H2 PowerTech has sites in Bend, Oregon, for research and development and in Taiwan for manufacturing and test. Taiwan can now access the most current product design from Oregon’s R&D center at any time and be confident that it is always accurate. Today’s high tech electronics products are increasingly complex as they leverage hardware, electronics, and software.

Justifying Investments in Risk Avoidance

Supply Chain @ MIT

This is the classic Catch-22 dilemma faced by many corporate security managers when trying to justify further investments in steeling the supply chain against disruptions. The obvious conundrum is that hardening the corporation, its processes, and its supply chain requires investment. How can security professionals present a convincing case for investments in supply chain resilience in the face of such skepticism? Replacement sources were soon found.

Chinese New Year Shutdown 2020: How to Prepare

ShipBob

If your business relies on manufacturers in China or the other countries that celebrate the holiday, the Chinese New Year shutdown will probably affect your business — even if the factory is just one step in your supply chain.

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

EFT

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.

Top 6 Wholesale Distribution Trends for 2019

EMERGE App

It raised its prowess from running mere factories to one that offered a complete value chain: from research and development to shipping and fulfillment. Supply Chain Dependencies. Business costs will rise for those who are sourcing some or most of their raw materials or goods from China. Few countries in the world can match the economies of scale and sophisticated supply chain that China has perfected. Supply Chains Will Be Redefined.

COP21 – Freight and Climate Change

Freightos

A quick check showed that shipping the TV from Taiwan to Nashville (ocean & trucking) led to about 6.7 Click the button on the right to see our sources. SEE CALCULATION × Sources for Freight Emissions The following facts are from disparate sources, but tell a consistent story. To reduce emissions, forwarders are measuring, benchmarking and streamlining freight supply chain operations.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

Robinson help companies simplify their global supply chains. Integrated technology gathers data from all parts of the supply chain and provides full visibility to orders and costs. From local truck transportation to global supply chain management systems, from produce sourcing to consulting based on practical experience to outsourcing, C.H. Robinson supplies a competitive advantage to companies of all sizes. >>Please

Land challenges for Hong Kong's logistics sector

EFT

Land challenges for Hong Kong’s Logistics sector were the key topics discussed at the recent Leadership Luncheon gathering of Supply Chain and Logistics Professionals (SCLP). Long established as a regional commercial hub and sourcing centre, Hong Kong is the world's eighth largest trading economy.

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: US CBP suspends GTX.

Global Trade Management

By having many service providers involved, which among each other are often not connected, the friction in moving goods from source to destination are very high. Ahern discussed the progress CBP has made in implementing its various supply chain security programs, but he pointed out that these efforts are focused on the ocean environment and that there are other areas that need to be addressed as well. Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking.

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