Thailand Ecommerce Logistics for ASEAN Enterprises: Should You Go Local?

Logistics Bureau

The ecommerce market in Thailand has never been healthier and all the signs indicate huge potential for growth in the next few years. With the Thai government’s Thailand 4.0 Statistic: By 2022, Thailand’s ecommerce market is expected to be worth around $5.8 SOURCE: Statista. That said though, there are some generic pros and cons of local versus cross-border strategies for ecommerce logistics in Thailand. A logistics partner in Thailand.

Innovative Approaches to Supply Chain Risk

Kinaxis

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.

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

Logistics Bureau

COVID-19 and the Future of China Sourcing and Manufacture. Thailand. 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.

Elephant in the Room: Thoughts on Metrics That Matter in Semiconductor and Hard Disk Drives

Kinaxis

With China already a source for semiconductor raw materials and the China/India end consumer market growing, there will be pressure to supply chips and hard drives to local China/India OEM’s first. by CJ Wehlage.

Thailand Distribution Network Design: Should You Optimise or Wait?

Logistics Bureau

Big changes are on the cards for Thailand’s transportation infrastructure, assuming the government’s plans to upgrade road and rail networks between now and 2022 come to fruition. No doubt if you rely on a distribution network to supply customers in Thailand, you have been keeping an interested eye on developments, as at some point, they may provide opportunities to reduce logistics costs for your business. Statistic: Thailand’s planned infrastructure upgrade is worth US$25.2

Don’t risk falling behind: 3 things you can do to start mastering analytics

AIMMS

Source: CSCMP. PTT , Thailand’s largest oil and gas company, leveraged analytics for network optimization using an AIMMS App. In today’s business environment, you can’t remain competitive without mastering analytics.

The Cost to Serve Bangkok Customers… And Why it Matters

Logistics Bureau

In this short article, I’m going to explain why not knowing the cost to serve (CTS) is a mistake that could be limiting the profitability of your business operations in Thailand. SOURCE: Article by Cerasis Logistics. You see, the costs you incur in running your supply chain make up a significant part of your overall business expenses, and in Thailand, there are plenty of logistics challenges that, left unaddressed, may be costing more than you realise.

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. . Source: The Guardian. Christopher Tang.

Your supply chain is costing you money – Reason #5 Not having a supply chain risk management process

Kinaxis

We saw this type of issue over the past several years with the Japan earthquake / Tsunami in and with the Thailand floods. Mitigating Risk – inventory tracking and dual sourcing are considered to be the most effective risk mitigation strategies.

Bristlecone Flash – February 2019

Bristlecone

BRISTLECONE DEPLOYS SAP ARIBA STRATEGIC SOURCING SUITE. In the past three months alone, we’ve worked with clients in dozens of countries – USA, UK, India, Thailand, Romania, Vietnam, China, Malaysia, Canada, Germany, UAE, Taiwan, Indonesia and many more.

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.

What you should know about ASEAN Last Mile Delivery

Abivin

Source The logistics landscape also varies across ASEAN countries. Thailand government aims to expand on rail transport and cross-border infrastructure planning. of GDP in 2016, higher than those of China, Thailand and Japan. Source 3.

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Experts Suggest How to Slash Supply Chain Risk Properly

Supply Chain Opz

This is how Western digital managed to restore its operations after the flood in Thailand much sooner than its competitors. - For example, a partner that has been a stellar performer that experiences a decline, whether a sharp drop or a repeated gradual erosion, is a source of potential disruption that has yet to be realized. Best practice is to have a “source tree” of all critical components before you need it, that way the lead time can be reduced to an acceptable level.

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3 Compelling Reasons to Start Using Prescriptive Analytics

AIMMS

The company was using spreadsheets to source its materials. PTT , the largest oil and gas company in Thailand, is a good example.The company was using a solution for global supply chain planning but they found this solution too restrictive.

Top 6 Wholesale Distribution Trends for 2019

EMERGE App

Business costs will rise for those who are sourcing some or most of their raw materials or goods from China. China, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Malaysia produced Japanese branded goods. Other likely recipients may include Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, and the Philippines.

Forced Labor in Seafood Supply Chains

EcoVadis

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.

6 WAYS TO MITIGATE COVID-19’S IMPACT ON YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN

Bristlecone

With the disruption exposing vulnerabilities in even the world’s best supply chains, businesses are now rethinking global supply chain models, especially those that have a high dependence on a single source to fulfill their demand. By: Sunil Pandit, Director, Global Practices, Bristlecone.

Slavery and Supply Chain Transparency

Enterra Insights

Back in 2015, Nestlé committed itself to “be an industry leader in determining where the seafood [in its supply chain] is coming from and demanding it is Sourced Responsibly.” To underscore that point, Clare Leschin-Hoar reports, “A new report confirms forced labor and human rights abuses remain embedded in Thailand’s fishing industry, years after global media outlets first documented the practice.

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 actively promote e-waste programs and source from environmentally contious suppliers. Subscribe Here!

Spotlight on Ocean Shipping in The Transpacific Eastbound Lane

CH Robinson Transportfolio

And some materials can only be sourced from China. A few have already started importing from Thailand, Vietnam, and India instead of China. In a typical year, shipping by air and ocean follows a fairly predictable pattern of peak and slow times.

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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. Thailand. More shippers today appear to be outsourcing some or all of their logistics.

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

Logistics Bureau

Thailand, $13.9 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.

Potential Food Sector Ramifications of the Covid-19 Pandemic, Part 1

Enterra Insights

His insights, drawn from numerous sources, deserve a broader audience. A study found a high demand for more takeaway food and home food deliveries, particularly in Hong Kong, South Korea, and Thailand. We are all keenly aware of how the Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted our lives., including the ways we shop and dine.

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Multiple Constraints of Route Planning in ASEAN

Abivin

Source ASEAN is witnessing a growing middle class with increased spending power, which results in a thriving demand for logistics as consumers require better, more varied products and services delivered to their doorstep.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Thailand. The sourcing department is challenged by increasing compliancy issues. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way.

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

Material Handling & Logistics

In most food-supply chains it might take weeks to figure out where it went from source to destination, and in some cases, the source may not be known, but on a blockchain, it takes just seconds.

Supply Chain Disruptions: A Survival Guide - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

2011: Thailand Floods. Cross-functional team, part standardization, back-up suppliers, dual-sourcing, supplier collaboration are the basic foundation that is tried and true. So the alternative sources should be in totally different locations or ideally, in the different countries.

So Your Supply Chain is Banning Bangladesh….and Going to Cambodia?: “The Ugliest Race to the Bottom”

Supply Chain View from the Field

Companies like Nike and Disney have publicly stated that they are not going to Bangladesh for apparel sourcing in the future. In Thailand, workers at a factory producing Nike apparel were forced by military personnel allegedly hired by the manufacturer to sign a petition allowing them to be paid less than the minimum wage of $4 a day.

Benchmarking Success: Focus on what Matters

Logistics Bureau

My first step was to engage Benchmarking Success (BMS) to understand what the “best” for each business really meant from an independent source. In 1995 I dived head first into the supply chain space in Asia when I was asked to start up a 3PL business in Thailand for TNT from scratch.

One Man’s Trash: How Blockchain Can Target Food Waste to Help End World Hunger

Material Handling & Logistics

For organizations that source products from suppliers in remote regions, blockchain can provide clarity in an otherwise murky journey from harvest to retail.

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Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Thailand. Sourcing from far-flung countries such as China is leading to growing uncertainty about the actual supply of purchase orders. Customers are becoming more demanding all the time: they increasingly expect personalised offers, available globally and round the clock.

6 Tips for Creating Private Label Products for Amazon FBA

EMERGE App

Here, I’ll cover private label products first and how you should go about sourcing for suppliers. She eventually threw away most of her clothes as they were far too thick for Thailand’s sunny and humid weather. Pro Tip #2: Source Your Product Sensibly. Introduction.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

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). Thailand. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management.

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

Supply Chain Movement

However, there must be consensus within the organisation about definitions and the right source of information for important reports. Thailand. Management at the helm.

Anita Arts: “A supply chain manager can no longer sit in an ivory tower

Supply Chain Movement

The Broadcom or Intel chipsets in the devices, for instance, are highly specialised products that you can’t simply source from an alternative supplier. You were really thrown in at the deep end… “I arrived in December 2011, just after the tsunami in Thailand.