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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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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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.

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.

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).

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

A Global Push for R&D

Synovos

South Korea tops the list followed by Germany, Singapore, Japan, Canada, Estonia, France, the UK and the U.S. Planning for the disruption and technological advances that will change your company and change your industry segment is never easy. When it comes to automation and AI, this report from SDDigest examines how ready 25 countries are for the new era. It’s all based on a new index from The Economist magazine. See What Countries are Most Ready for Robots and AI? ).

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.

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.

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.