Doing Business in South Korea


South Korea is in eastern Asia in the southern half of the Korean Peninsula. It is bordered by North Korea, the Sea of Japan and the Yellow Sea. Although it has been an independent kingdom for much of its history, the 20 th and 21 st centuries were tumultuous for South Korea.

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


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Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up 01/22/2021 – 01/28/2021

All Things Supply Chain

Amazon halts alcohol sales in Northern Ireland due to new Brexit rules Amazon has stopped the sales of wines, beers and sprits in Northern Ireland and is preparing to de-list… General Weekly wrap-up amazon brexit chip manufacturer freight northern ireland samsung south korea supply chain supply chain weekly wrap-up UPS USA

IAG Cargo Restarts London to South Korea Service

Supply Chain Brain

IAG Cargo, the cargo division of International Airlines Group has announced a return of its direct service from the United Kingdom to South Korea.

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


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 Graphic of the Week on What Countries Spend the Most on Research and Development

Supply Chain Digest

South Korea by Far Tops the List, with the US at Number 4

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

Lithium and Graphite Shortage Stifles U S Battery Manufacturing Growth

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Battery-manufacturing giants such as South Korea’s LG Chem and SK Innovation are building factories in the U.S. Growing interest in electric vehicles is spurring efforts to build a U.S. supply chain for manufacturing lithium-ion batteries.

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

Lost at Sea


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.

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.

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. All companies that produce and ship tangible goods are currently working hard to assess the impact of the outbreak on their own supply chains.

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

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.

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Is Samsung's Supply Chain Prepared for its Demand?


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.

Hanjin's Insolvency Leaves Few Options


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.

How 2011 Prepared Us for Today


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.

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The Coronavirus Is Shattering Traditional Supply Chains


On February 4, Hyundai Motors announced suspension of production at seven of its plants in Korea. By mid-March, it had become difficult to keep track of what seemed like the high-speed unravelling of the world’s economy and its means of social connection.

2021 Manufacturing Trends Revealed by the Pandemic


QAD frequently publishes guides to international business by country, such as South Africa, Germany, India and many others; see Doing Business in South Korea. .

:o9 Solutions Doubles Its Annual Revenue Bookings in 2020

o9 Solutions

We are seeing strong demand indicators heading into 2021 and beyond, and intend to aggressively invest into global growth particularly in China, Latin America and South-East Asia”, said Igor Rikalo, President & COO commenting on o9’s outlook. “o9’s

The need to know


Chinese online retailer, delivery company SF Group and Carlyle are bidding for South Korean conglomerate CJ Group’s China logistics business in a deal that could fetch over $1 billion, people familiar with the matter said. The need to know from Reuters’ global network of journalists.

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.

The need to know


South Korea exports post sharpest expansion in 26 months in December, but slide 5.4% The need to know from Reuters’ global network of journalists. Hardships' coming for traders at Northern Ireland's post-Brexit borders, lobby groups say.

Doing Business in Singapore


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.

Prep Your Supply Chain for Super Typhoon Soudelor


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.

This Week in Logistics News (November 14 – 20)

Logistics Viewpoints

The trade partnership includes the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) as well as Japan, China, South Korea, Australia, and New Zealand – accounting for the vast majority of Asia Pacific regional economic output. Plimoth Plantation, Plymouth, MA.

Doing Business in China


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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The need to know


South Korean delivery workers say coronavirus boom means relentless toil. South Korea’s delivery workers have fallen into what they call a “legal blind spot” and say it’s a deadly place to be as the novel coronavirus drives an unprecedented boom in online business.