The Folding Phones’ Supply Chain in China and South Korea

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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

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by John Westerveld Over the years, working for and with numerous manufacturing companies, I’ve seen many supply chain practices that cost companies money. Reason #3 Not having end-to-end supply chain visibility. Reason #4 Making key decisions by modelling the supply chain in Excel. Reason #5 Not having a supply chain risk management process. Reason #7 Making decisions based on bad data (supply chain data accuracy).

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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

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. Stockpiling and panic buying due to uncertainty are causing huge fluctuations in demand and supply. Assessment of end-to-end supply chain visibility.

The Coronavirus Is Shattering Traditional Supply Chains

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A March 11 analysis by trading platform Forex.com claimed that nearly 75% of all companies had already reported supply-chain disruptions, with more than 80% believing that at some point they would experience impacts as a result of COVID-19 disruptions. For a business to deliver its promise to its customers, it must have a properly functioning supply chain,” Goker Aydin, an expert in business analytics at the Carey Business School of Johns Hopkins University, recently observed.

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

Takeaways from the 2018 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

Kinaxis

by Dr. Madhav Durbha Supply chain insights from leading industry experts. Supply chain skills in high demand, digital twins, disruptive technologies, and other takeaways from the 2018 Gartner supply chain conference. I just returned from the highly engaging and inspiring Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference in Phoenix, Arizona. Here are some key takeaways from the Gartner supply chain event: 1.

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

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

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This year will also see athletes from around the globe gather in Pyeongchang, South Korea to go for gold at the 2018 Winter Olympics. When it comes to big events in 2018, let’s not forget about the world of supply chain planning. Catch SCM World’s Live Americas 2018 in Miami, Florida – an exclusive forum for SVPs and VPs of supply chain looking to drive the roadmap to digitize their supply chains.

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update. With the global spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), vulnerabilities in supply chains continue to be exposed. As the first tier in many company supply chains, the disruption in China has sent ripples through the worldwide economy. In central and south China, recovery is lower at 20 to 40% capacity as many drivers are from Hubei and surrounding provinces where the epidemic is more widespread.

Coronavirus impeding supply chains worldwide

USC Consulting Group

One thing is for certain: The communicable disease has caused massive amounts of uncertainty and brought significant instability to supply chains in a variety of industries. Meanwhile, according to the latest estimates from the Institute for Supply Management, the NMI Index in February reached 57.3%. “The bottom line is COVID-19 supply chain uncertainty could create demand uncertainty as well,” Hayne said.

Is Samsung's Supply Chain Prepared for its Demand?

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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. The overwhelming demand for the phone could help the company’s quarterly earnings, analysts say the disappointing sales of Galaxy S6 last year may be repeated if the tech giant does not address supply chain issues early as possible.

Smart Supply Chains Adapt to Overcome COVID-19 Challenges

Logistics Bureau

Almost 75 percent of US companies are experiencing capacity shortfalls in their supply chains, due to Coronavirus-linked transport disruptions , a new study has shown. With some 5 million companies impacted by China’s supply chain woes, the picture is similar in other parts of the world. A study of the tactics employed by companies falling into category 2 may provide lessons in shrewd supply chain management that we could all learn from.

Prep Your Supply Chain for Super Typhoon Soudelor

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Super Typhoon Soudelor is set to hit Taiwan and China tomorrow, with a huge potential for supply chain disruption. 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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Top 10 Global Supply Chain Risks

Supply Chain Game Changer

Change is inevitable in modern supply chain management, and risk management is essential to success. Poor grasp of hazards in your supply chain will increase freight spend and diminish brand value. Understanding the top 10 global supply chain risks can work to reduce their impact. As explained by Lucy Dixon of Supply Chain Digital , economic instability represents another threat to global trade. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Costly Supply Chain Delays in iPhone 8

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Industry sources also said that iPhone shipments are being held back by supply of OLED panels and yield rates at assembly as output of the 5.8-inch panel is heavily constrained. However, supply chain problems prompted Apple to cut their iPhone sales forecasts to 208.1 As a result, Apple is now looking to replace this supplier from Taiwan with another from South Korea.

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.

How The Coronavirus Epidemic is Throttling Global Supply Chains

Logistics Bureau

Containers are piling up in ports, international shipping has been hammered, Western companies are battling to source products from traditional suppliers, and disruptions are being experienced throughout the global supply chain. Once China was hit by a Coronavirus epidemic and factories ordered closed, it was inevitable that global supply chains would be affected. General Motors is airlifting supplies to its North American truck production.

Global Logistics—November 2014

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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

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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. 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

Shortages in Medical Supplies Linked to Imports

Logistics Trends and Insights

Medical supply shortages are being reported across the U.S. Tariffs were placed on medical supplies from China in 2018 and only lifted in March of this year because of the pandemic. 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. Air Cargo Asia Pacific China Supply chain risks Trade Globalization Medical Supplies

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

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South Korea’s Hanjin is stuck (literally). A South Korean court has petitioned Korea’s state-owned bank to help fund the company. Supply chain analysts we interviewed warned of impending rate hikes throughout the shipping industry as companies reevaluate their financials. In the aftermath of Hanjin, even those who weren’t affected should be looking to their supply chains to see if they’re at risk should a similar event occur.

Supply Chain Lessons From Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7

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and South Korea were getting replacement units with batteries from a different supplier. Key supply chain management lessons have arisen from the crisis: Spread the Risk. The manufacturing issues were found in batteries made by Samsung SDI, which supplied more than 60 percent of total orders. As so often is true, its future lies in supply chain management The debacle over Samsung’s overheating flagship phone is far from over.

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

Material Handling and Logistics

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. all pointed to deeper supply constraints, with a U.S. But the near-record incidences of supply-chain delays seen toward the end of 2017 indicate that pricing power is shifting from the buyer to the seller, suggesting upward price pressures are gradually returning.”.

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

NC State SCRC

Entire warehouses full of products, as well as significant links in the global supply chain could be affected, as well as transport and other nodes. This raises the issue of supply chain risk once again, and the only statement that can be made with confidence in such cases is that it is really difficult to predict the impact of such events. What do we do after Harvey to ensure our continuity of supply? Supply Chain Management

A great leap forward: Quintiq joins Dassault Systèmes

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Less than two decades old, today Quintiq is the largest dedicated supply chain planning and optimization company in the world. We will have offices in Japan, South Korea, India and South America, and more. Planet Planning Supply Chain Planning & Optimization Transport & Logistics Workforce Optimization At Quintiq, news is often greeted with excitement. That’s because it is usually great news.

Where’s the beef?

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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. Meat producers face tremendous pressure from tight product margins and external disruption factors (such as Cyclone Debbie) and associated rain systems that will certainly disrupt livestock supplies. The recent tainted meat scandal in Brazil will also mean price increases for meat due to the sudden supply shortage.

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

Talking Logistics

Are you attending the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Conference later this month (September 25-28 in Orlando, FL)? Many products are within the category of optimizers for supply chain needs. I am also excited for the induction ceremony for the Supply Chain Hall of Fame, which CSCMP announced last month. In the meantime, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Hanjin says U.S.-bound

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

Logistics Bureau

These figures indicate the extent of Australia’s exposure to the severe supply chain disruption being experienced in China, following the outbreak of the Coronavirus epidemic in December. Let’s take a closer look at how Australia’s exports to, and imports from, China are being impacted by the supply chain disruptions: How Exports Have Been Affected. South Korea, $28.7 A Testing Time for Australian Supply Chain Operators.

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

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The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day. Each one is featured as having done something unique to reinvent their supply chain and logistics. Belk experienced substantial growth in its e-commerce business in 2011 and 2012, leading to the expansion of its original North Carolina fulfillment center plus the opening of an additional 515,000 square foot fulfillment center in South Carolina.

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

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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. BRIC Supply Chain China Supply Chain Global Distribution Logistics Supply Chain Economics Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Risk

How 2011 Prepared Us for Today

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But few remember the stress the 2011 event placed on global supply chains. . Large trading partners included China, the United States, Australia, and South Korea. The interdependence of the global supply chain guaranteed the effects would extend far beyond the Japanese economy. . Thankfully, by 2011 the global supply chain had an arsenal of weapons to help combat the economic aftershocks of the disaster.

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Doing Business in Malaysia

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Located in Southeast Asia, Malaysia is bordered by Thailand, Borneo, Indonesia, Brunei and the South China Sea. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. The primary import partners were China, Singapore, US, Japan, Thailand, South Korea and Indonesia.

Hanjin's Insolvency Leaves Few Options

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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. Shipping analyst Alan Murphy warned that disruptions in global sea freighters’ supply chain will not just be contained within Hanjin’s scope, but will eventually impact those under the CKYHE alliance.

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

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40’ containers: Due to the lack of imports, this equipment is in limited supply across the country. The supply of 40’ equipment across the U.S. Packaging and CPG supply chains appear to be oversold in many places and transportation demand is strong from those sectors. Retail supply chains are slowing as customers are staying home in many areas of the country which will affect the global supply chain to an extent.