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? Samsung and Huawei rejuvenile the folding phones topic. What opportunities are there left? Insight


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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

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.

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

Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up 03/26/2021 – 04/01/2021

All Things Supply Chain

Blockade in Suez Canal hits global economy The blockade in the Suez Canal, along with other disruptions in global supply chains, is becoming a problem for the global economy, which… General Weekly wrap-up automakers delivery services DHL Hyundai shipping south korea suez canal supply chain supply chain weekly wrap-up

Alibaba to support small Korean exporters with logistics services

The Supply Chain Journal

Alibaba launched bundled import/export services in South Korea last October for trade with China. Alibaba launches South Korea logistics service.

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

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

Alibaba cargo flights supply duty-free shopping zone in China

The Supply Chain Journal

Hainan will be a pivotal priority for Caniao in the coming years, and we expect to open more direct cargo routes to link Japan, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand and Europe to Hainan soon,” said James Zhao, Cainiao’s general manager for global supply chain, in a statement.

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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.

FreightWaves Classics: The importance of logistics in the Korean War

The Supply Chain Journal

However, the three-year war, which pitted communist and capitalist forces against each other, set the stage for seven decades of ongoing tension among North Korea, South Korea and the United States. The result was a complete rout of the South Koreans, who were unprepared for war.

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.

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

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.

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

Ransomware gang behind Utility, CSX attacks feels heat in Ukraine

The Supply Chain Journal

and South Korean law enforcement and Interpol. Footage of Ukrainian and South Korea police raiding the homes of alleged members of the Clop ransomware gang. Ukrainian police have dealt a serious blow to the ransomware gang behind the cyberattacks in the U.S.

‘Just so big’: China’s outsize role in trade at Texas border crossings

The Supply Chain Journal

After Mexico and China, Pharr’s largest trading partners in 2020 were South Korea, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Germany and Thailand. We’re a global bridge, and we service the biggest market share of products being shipped from other countries in the South Texas region.

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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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Rethinking global supply chains could be long, hard process

The Supply Chain Journal

The top five semiconductor-producing countries during 2020 were Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, China and the U.S., China, South Korea, Japan, Germany and Taiwan were the top five exporters to the U.S. South Korea was the biggest exporter of semiconductors to the U.S.

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.

New cranes, cross-docks to help handle growing volumes in Pacific Northwest

The Supply Chain Journal

Maersk used a typical transit from Busan, South Korea, to the Port of Vancouver of 16 days as an example.

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.

Pending Belarus sanctions could complicate East-West freight moves

The Supply Chain Journal

A large number of flights to China, Japan and South Korea regularly fly over Belarusian airspace and rerouting those flights will increase flight times and reduce cargo capacity to some degree, the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) said in an alert on Friday.

Breaking down the White House supply chain report


Also worthy of imitation are the industrial policies of countries like Taiwan, South Korea, and Singapore where national governments have subsidized semiconductor R&D and manufacturing.

Amazon Logistics’ historic growth spurt in context

The Supply Chain Journal

That’s the mission statement of rising South Korean e-commerce company Coupang. For its efforts, it’s been dubbed (against founder Bom Kim’s wishes) the Amazon of South Korea. Coupang delivers each of its packages via South Korea’s largest delivery fleet, Rocket Delivery.

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.

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. .