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.

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

The 21st Century Supply Chain

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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

Yet Another Significant Supply Chain Risk Looming

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters highlights two reports indicator another important area of global supply chain risks, that being South Korea and growing tensions over North Korea's nuclear and missile delivery program. High Tech and Consumer Electronics Supply Chain Procurement and Sourcing Supply Chain Disruption Supply Chain Risk Management LG Display supply chain Samsung Electronics Sk Hynix supply chain Supply chain Matters blog

Global Logistics—November 2014

Inbound Logistics

Report Indicating Samsung Electronics Will Supply Next Apple iPhone Processor Chip

Supply Chain Matters

According to the report, Samsung will start making the new processor chip at its Giheung South Korea plant, […]. A published Bloomberg report citing sources with direct knowledge has disclosed that Samsung Electronics will produce the main processor chip related to Apple’s next iPhone model, replacing TSMC, the supplier of the iPhone 6 A8 processor chip.

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.

Afternoon Coffee: AWS Educate Expands Global Reach, Trump Picks ExxonMobil CEO for Secretary of State

Aera Technology

The new reach totals 36 countries, an addition of 31 new regions from the originals in the United States, India, Singapore, South Korea, Japan and China. AWS Educate announced Monday it is expanding the number of countries in which its Cloud Career Pathways are available. To learn more about AWS Educate and its significance to the evolving talent supply chain, check out Andrew Karpie’s recent coverage.

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.

Where’s the beef?

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.

A great leap forward: Quintiq joins Dassault Systèmes

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.

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.

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

The 21st Century Supply Chain

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?

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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.

This Week in Logistics News (January 22-26, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Alibaba’s logistics arm works on driverless technology as automation pace picks up (South China Morning Post).

In Automotive Industry, Mexico is Indeed Becoming A North America and Export Production Center

Supply Chain Matters

South Korea based Kia Motors, an operating division of Hyundai Motor, announced its intention to also invest in a $1 billion automotive assembly plant in Mexico with capacity to produce upwards of 300,000 vehicles. In a previous Supply Chain Matters commentary in early July, we noted a rising tide of production sourcing investments in Mexico among global based automotive OEM’s.

Biggest Supply Chain Risk From US Metal Import Tariffs Is Retaliation

Material Handling & Logistics

all rose in Tokyo, while Posco, South Korea’s biggest steel mill, fell slightly. In South Korea, SeAH Steel Corp., China, the main target of the proposals, said that the U.S.

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.

Takeaways from the 2018 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

The 21st Century Supply Chain

While observing that US and Israel are lagging several other countries such as Singapore and South Korea in standardized tests, he attributed the innovation of US and Israel to the high self-esteem of the students, fostering entrepreneurial spirit.

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.

Supply Chain Lessons From Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7

Elementum

and South Korea were getting replacement units with batteries from a different supplier. The debacle over Samsung’s overheating flagship phone is far from over.

How Are New Tariffs Going to Influence the Global Supply Chain?

AFFLINK

Samsung (which is based in South Korea) says that this particular tariff will lead to consumers paying more money for fewer choices, which could ultimately lead to lower employment in certain key locations.

This Week in Logistics News (September 12-16, 2016)

Talking Logistics

According to a Reuters report: As of Wednesday, of Hanjin’s 97 container ships, 36 were waiting outside of overseas ports, according to South Korea’s finance ministry.

China, Tariffs, and Trade Policy. What’s Going On?

Transportfolio

Per CSMS# 18-00372 , as of June 1, 2018, all countries will be subject to the 232 tariffs except Argentina, Australia, Brazil, and South Korea for steel; for aluminum, all countries will be subject except Argentina and Australia. China, Tariffs, and Trade Policy. What’s Going On?

Lessons from Hanjin: is Your Supply Chain Still at Risk?

Elementum

South Korea’s Hanjin is stuck (literally). A South Korean court has petitioned Korea’s state-owned bank to help fund the company. T he world’s seventh largest freight carrier is still treading water as its ships fail to find a place to dock. What Now?

Panama Canal Expansion: Everything You Need to Know

PLS Logistics

American ships use the canal the most, followed by China, Chile, Japan, Columbia and South Korea. History of the Panama Canal. During the 1800s, businessmen didn’t have an efficient or quick way to ship goods between the Atlantic and Pacific coasts. The British proposed a canal through Nicaragua that was never built and the French attempted to build a canal through Panama but evacuated the project due to fatal diseases. Despite the unsuccessful attempts, Americans were undeterred.

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Four Risk Mitigation Actions for Weathering a Stormy Market

TMC

It’s one of many changes that are reshaping the struggling container trades, which are still feeling shock waves from the decision by South Korea’s Hanjin Shipping Company to file for bankruptcy in August. Four Risk Mitigation Actions for Weathering a Stormy Market.Connect.

The New Solar Tariff Promises Big Changes in Clean Energy Manufacturing

Elementum

Both China and South Korea have criticized Trump’s decision, and have suggested that they might petition the World Trade Organization to rescind or mitigate the tariffs. Last month, Donald Trump followed up on his campaign promise of protecting American businesses by imposing a 30 percent tariff on foreign solar panels and cells, beginning next year.

Harvey’s Impact on the Global Supply Chain: The Role of Analytics

NC State SCRC

For instance, when Typhoon Hato hit South China last week, several electronic suppliers were impacted. South China will be exposed to hurricanes, and South Korea which is next North Korea (and the location of production of 50% of the world’s semiconductors) is in a precarious situation.

Distribution in China takes a detour

Supply Chain Movement

In 2012 the company decided to seriously push for success in the Chinese, Japanese and South Korean markets. From there the pushchairs are shipped to local DCs in China, Japan and South Korea for crossdocking and transport to retailers.

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Five Key Takeaways From JOC’s TPM 2016

Freightos

overtaking South Korea at 2nd spot for Asian supplier of containerized goods to U.S ( from IHS ). Five Key Takeaways From TPM 2016. For shippers, carriers and logistics providers, the JOC ’s TPM (Trans-Pacific Maritime Conference) is one of the must-attends on the annual events calendar. I caught up with one of Freightos’ delegates after the conference and scoured through the presentation material for insights. So if you too missed out … Photo via JOC.

China-US Trade War and its Effects on US Distributors

EazyStock

The US then granted exemptions to EU countries, South Korea – basically every country except China – on the steel and aluminum tariffs; this made it clear that the US was targeting China. You’ve likely heard by now about the looming trade war between the US and China.

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Hanjin Bankruptcy Demonstrates Fragility of Ocean Freight Market Prior to “Black November”

NC State SCRC

Since Hanjin Shipping Company of South Korea filed for bankruptcy protection last week, the WSJ reports that dozens of ships carrying more than half a million cargo containers have been denied access to ports around the world, as there are doubts as to who will pay the docking fees, container-storage, and unloading bills.

Global Manufacturers' Supply Chains Strain to Keep Up With Faster Economy

Material Handling & Logistics

There were signs of weakness elsewhere in Asia, with factory indexes in Indonesia, Malaysia and South Korea dipping below 50 during December. A slew of global purchasing managers indexes all point to deep supply constraints as this year's economy looks to be the strongest since 2011.