The Folding Phones’ Supply Chain in China and South Korea

Insights Solutions Global

What do folding phones mean to the supply chain in China and South Korea? The post The Folding Phones’ Supply Chain in China and South Korea appeared first on Insight Solutions Global. Samsung and Huawei rejuvenile the folding phones topic. What opportunities are there left? Insight

Your supply chain is costing you money – Reason #10 Failure to adequately train your supply chain planning staff

Kinaxis

General News Products Response Management Sales and operations planning (S&OP) Supply chain management 2008 US beef protest in South Korea Beef Business Business process Cargill Colorado Competitive advantage Customer Supply chain by John Westerveld Over the years, working for and with numerous manufacturing companies, I’ve seen many supply chain practices that cost companies money.

In the Belly of the Beast: Samsung Electronics’ Supply Chain and Workforce in South Korea

Supply Chain 24/7

This paper discusses Samsung Electronics’ importance to the South Korea economy, its ownership structure and its system of supply and production. It centres on an in-depth analysis of the organization of Samsung Electronics’ supply chain, assessing the electronics giant’s specific relationship to the companies that compose each layer of this complex system

Iran to unveil LNG orders in South Korea and China

Logistics Middle East

Iran preparing a series of major LNG tanker orders from South Korea shipyards once sanctions lifted

Bahri orders five additional VLCCs from South Korea

Logistics Middle East

Bahri has exercised its options for five additional VLCC newbuilds with South Korea's Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries

Maersk Line orders 11 20,000-teu ships from South Korea

Logistics Middle East

Maersk Line has placed a US $1.8-billion order for 11 mega container ships, with an option for six more

Supply Chain News on What Counties are Most Ready for Robots and AI

Supply Chain Digest

New Study from The Economist Ranks South Korea on Top, US in Ninth Place

Plastics Supply Chain Turns Off the Tap

Inbound Logistics

The New NAFTA winners and losers; shippers need larger customs bonds; Panama Canal sets record annual cargo tonnage in fiscal year 2018; South Korea trade growth remains positive in Q4 2018; the EU countries importing the most coffee; Feelunique partners with SEKO Logistics for cross-border growth into China; first global network of ocean-bound plastics supply chains

Global Logistics—November 2014

Inbound Logistics

North Korea,South Korea,and Russia team up to test new trade partnership,GS1 global registry sets new standard with 15 million products,Middle East airports face growing congestion problem,Puerto Rico makes Panama Canal transshipment play with Port of the Americas project,Britain introduces supply chain slavery bill

Why the U.S. Lags Asia in Use of Robots in Factories and Warehouses

Supply Chain Brain Podcast

China, Japan and South Korea rely far more heavily on robots for manufacturing and distribution than does the U.S.

Lost at Sea

APICS

One of the world’s biggest shipping companies, South Korea-based Hanjin Shipping, filed for bankruptcy earlier this month, leaving as much as $14 billion worth of cargo floating and manufacturers uncertain, according to The Wall Street Journal The title of this week’s Supply Chain Management Now isn’t from a new Hollywood thriller; this situation is real, and it’s serious.

Bahri announces US $670m oil export contract

Logistics Middle East

Saudi Arabia''s Bahri shipping giant secures ten year oil export deal with South Korea

New Hanjin service links Sohar directly with Far East

Logistics Middle East

A new Hanjin service at Sohar Port will facilitate direct links to include South Korea, China, Malaysia, and Singapore

The coronavirus supply chain

Supply Chain Movement

The media coverage of supply chain has increased exponentially as a result of the coronavirus epidemic in China, South Korea and Italy. In China, South Korea and Italy, there has been some drop in product demand, and at the same time it’s virtually impossible to ship goods from those countries. All companies that produce and ship tangible goods are currently working hard to assess the impact of the outbreak on their own supply chains.

Shortages in Medical Supplies Linked to Imports

Logistics Trends and Insights

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. Disruptions in global trade have impacted businesses across all industries as well as by consumers at the cash register. Tariffs, political upheaval and more have caused many to rethink their stance on globalization. But perhaps the biggest mind shift will come from the pandemic as the death rate climbs around the world.

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Is Samsung's Supply Chain Prepared for its Demand?

Elementum

Demand and pre-orders for Samsung Electronics’ new Galaxy Note 7 smartphone have exceeded the company’s estimates , the South Korean tech giant and the world’s largest smartphone maker announced on Wednesday. Orders surged after the premium smartphone received positive reviews following its launch in the United States and South Korea on August 19, with a retail price of US $882.

COVID-19 Global Trade Is Quickly Recovering

Operations and Supply Chain Management

The recovery isn’t being felt evenly but countries where trade has improved, including China, South Korea and Germany, in general are seeing their economies bounce back.

Hanjin's Insolvency Leaves Few Options

Elementum

The only thing left to do for South Korea’s largest container carrier was to seek for court receivership on Thursday, just a day after it filed for bankruptcy. Meanwhile, to cushion the impact, the South Korean government is reaching out to overseas carriers for assistance. South Korea’s Financial Services Commission disclosed that it’s promoting the sale of Hanjin Shipping’s core assets to Hyundai Merchant Marine.

Doing Business in Singapore

QAD

billion worth of goods to countries including China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, the US, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea and Thailand. Import partners were China, Malaysia, the US, Japan and South Korea.

How 2011 Prepared Us for Today

ivalua

Large trading partners included China, the United States, Australia, and South Korea. The Japanese Earthquake of 2011 and resulting tsunami are not exactly top of mind these days. But the connections between that event and the current Covid-19 crisis are more prominent than most realize. . On Friday March 11, 2011, at about 2:45PM local time, the most powerful earthquake ever recorded in Japan struck. The epicenter was more than 40 miles off the Japanese mainland.

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The Coronavirus Is Shattering Traditional Supply Chains

ivalua

On February 4, Hyundai Motors announced suspension of production at seven of its plants in Korea. In the meantime, Hyundai’s supply-chain radar was able to quickly identify two South Korean wire harness makers who were looking for opportunities to increase production at their own factories in South Korea and elsewhere in Asia, to compensate for disruptions to the Chinese supply chain.

A great leap forward: Quintiq joins Dassault Systèmes

DELMIA Quintiq

We will have offices in Japan, South Korea, India and South America, and more. At Quintiq, news is often greeted with excitement. That’s because it is usually great news. A new customer, a new world record, more awards and recognition, yet another year of continuous profit and growth. Words like ‘restructuring’ carry no taboo here, since it’s always led not to jobs in jeopardy, but the creation of new business and career opportunities for all.

Prep Your Supply Chain for Super Typhoon Soudelor

Elementum

Update 8/09/2015, 18:03 PST: Tropical Storm Soudelor to Hit South Korea on August 11. Tropical Rainstorm Soudelor, which continues to inundate eastern China, is moving northwestward to hit South Korea on Tuesday, August 11, threatening to bring heavy rains and isolated flash flooding. Super Typhoon Soudelor is set to hit Taiwan and China tomorrow, with a huge potential for supply chain disruption. We keep you up to date on the latest stories surrounding the typhoon.

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Where’s the beef?

DELMIA Quintiq

Australia might be a small piece of the global meat puzzle, with Japan, the United States, South Korea and of course, China being the key export markets. With the recent Brexit and according to the recent news article , Australia’s meat industry is poised to boost exports as the UK looks elsewhere for to sign free trade deals across the globe to cater to the growing demand.

Doing Business in China

QAD

Hong Kong, Japan and South Korea. Import partners include South Korea, Japan, the U.S., China boasts one of the oldest, most advanced civilizations on Earth, with a history going back as far as 2070 B.C. Though, even as the country has experienced great economic and infrastructure growth, over its history, alternating periods of civil unrest, famine and foreign occupation have plagued China.

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Costly Supply Chain Delays in iPhone 8

Elementum

As a result, Apple is now looking to replace this supplier from Taiwan with another from South Korea. With the purchase and lease of the equipment, the company is reportedly hoping to hasten the production while supporting its remaining two suppliers, both from South Korea. To mark the 10th anniversary of the iPhone this year, Apple is set to launch its flagship iPhone 8 along with the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

2018: The Winter Olympics, a royal wedding, space exploration and, of course, big supply chain planning events

Kinaxis

This year will also see athletes from around the globe gather in Pyeongchang, South Korea to go for gold at the 2018 Winter Olympics. by Teresa Chiykowski As we bid farewell to 2017 and usher in a new year, what can we expect to see in 2018? As per usual, folks will flock to the gym in record numbers to burn off those extra holiday pounds and then, all too soon, workouts will become a distant memory (These are “January people” according to an article in the Huffington Post ).

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Barriers weakening world trade growth

EFT

This deceleration will be particularly strong in Asia (except for China): Index values for India, Japan and South Korea have dropped by eight, six and five points respectively compared to the previous release of the GTB in September. South Korea is the only country whose growth forecast for ocean trade remains unchanged. Indices for all seven countries indicate further growth. Pace slows down in all index countries – particularly in Asia.

The Urgency To Transform Vietnam Cold Chain Logistics

Abivin

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). Agricultural production and post-harvest handling, storage and transportation losses for Vietnam compared to and FAO results for South-Southeast Asia. ,The Vietnamese Cold Chain’s potential to develop is evaluated to be ranked 17th worldwide (1).

Middle East and E-Commerce ? The Potential has Become Reality

Logistics Trends and Insights

Indeed, the entity has already signed an agreement with South Korea’s Daegu-Gyeongbuk Free Economic Zone Authority (DGFEZA) to increase collaboration particularly in the areas of information technology, innovation, cross-border e-commerce, shipping and logistics. The potential for e-commerce in the Middle East has been written on for a number of years.

China’s War on Pollution Will Change the World

Supply Chain Brain

It can stretch from Mongolia to the Yellow Sea and often as far as South Korea. Four decades of breakneck economic growth turned China into the world’s biggest carbon emitter. But now the government is trying to change that without damaging the economy — and perhaps even use its green policies to become a leader in technological innovation. So, as lawmakers attend the annual National People’s Congress, here’s a look at the impact of the environmental focus, at home and abroad.

Chinese New Year Shutdown 2020: How to Prepare

ShipBob

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.

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

Logistics Bureau

South Korea, $28.7 Aware of the dangers of being over-reliant on a single trading partner, Australia had, even before the outbreak of the virus, started trying to diversify its markets by launching negotiations for free trade agreements with countries such as Indonesia, India, Japan, South Korea, and the United Kingdom. Figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show that China is Australia’s largest trading partner by far, with two-way trade amounting to $194.6

Country Risk Scores Mapped and Explained

EcoVadis

Highlights of most recent update: Eight countries increased their risk level this includes Chile, Greece, Hungary, Turkey and South Korea. The increasing risk of South Korea may be surprising to some, but this change can be attributed to the decrease in the human rights score. As an additional service to our customers, EcoVadis provides profiles on over 150 countries.

Why Commercial Drone Is NOT the Future of Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

The above image was captured in front of a McDonald''s store in South Korea. Since the early December 2013, Amazon Prime Air, a program which aims to utilize a whole fleet of drones to make a delivery within 30 minutes, has been capturing the news headlines. The current status is that FAA has not issued any rules and regulations specifically for the commercial drone yet.