A great leap forward: Quintiq joins Dassault Systèmes

DELMIA Quintiq

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. A new customer, a new world record, more awards and recognition, yet another year of continuous profit and growth.

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

Talking Logistics

If so, I invite you to attend two of the sessions that I am participating in, both related to transportation management: TMS 4 SMB: A Case Study with Carhartt. TMS solutions recently evolved to not only solve complex transportation problems for large shippers, but to also better meet the needs of the SMB market. Speakers: Brian Nichols, Vice President, Solutions, Knight Transportation; John Martin, Director of Sales Engineering, MercuryGate International, Inc.;

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The Urgency To Transform Vietnam Cold Chain Logistics


Currently, Vietnam is one of the five largest fruit and vegetable exporting countries in the world thanks to strong growth in markets such as China, Japan, the USA, Russia, Indonesia, Taiwan, and South Korea (2). The lack of transport facilities. ,, Image Source.

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. Our experts will be discussing: Transportation Impacts : Inbound and outbound lanes, identified by Elementum's Product Graph™.

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Doing Business in China


Key industries include mining, iron, steel, aluminum, coal, machinery, arms, textiles and apparel, oil, cement, chemicals, consumer products, footwear, toys, electronics, food, transportation equipment, automobiles, railcars, ships, aircraft, telecommunications equipment, satellites and commercial space launch vehicles. Key services include transportation, wholesale and retail trade, hotels, catering and food service, financial services and real estate.

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Doing Business in Singapore


Singapore’s transportation and communication infrastructure are both strong, making Singapore one of the easiest countries in the world to deal with when it comes to moving goods. As an island nation, air transport of goods is nearly as important as water transport, and Singapore rises to the challenge. A lack of rail transport is due mostly to the size of the island, making rail freight irrelevant. Import partners were China, Malaysia, the US, Japan and South Korea.

Helping You Plan Ahead During the Coronavirus Outbreak

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Similar to China, airlines have canceled majority of passenger flights in and out of Europe and South Korea due to safety concerns and lack of travel demand. Although passenger planes have been used to transport cargo more frequently in recent years, available capacity is not heavily impacted by the cancellations due to air charter operators and blank sailings diminishing from ocean carriers.

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. Transportation Rates Ports transportation newsHistory 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.

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Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

The company has operations in more than 40 countries and specializes in integrating different modes of transport in logistics solutions. DSV Panalpina DSV Panalpina is a Dutch logistics company with services offering road, rail, sea, and air transport founded in 1976.

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. Emirates SkyCargo’s potential could not only link Asia to the Middle East but also the Middle East to Europe creating another transportation option.

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

Logistics Bureau

South Korea, $28.7 Freight transport services: Shipping and air freight are among the services most badly affected by the Coronavirus epidemic, and Australia will not be able to avoid the knock-on effect. Figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show that China is Australia’s largest trading partner by far, with two-way trade amounting to $194.6 billion (AUD), or 24.4

Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update


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. Transshipment ports such as Busan Korea (the 5 th busiest box port) are struggling with congestion due to volumes of containers discharged at intermediary ports while carriers are diverting vessels and offloading refrigerated containers due to a lack of plugs available at Chinese ports.

Why Commercial Drone Is NOT the Future of Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

For domestics air transportation, the liability for death or personal injury is limited to $10,000-$20,000 including legal fees. 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.

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. Logistics service provider DSV transports the rest from the new DC in Shanghai to the European DC, the sales offices in the US or Australia, for example, or directly to end customers in other parts of the world.

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Doing Business in Malaysia


Located in Southeast Asia, Malaysia is bordered by Thailand, Borneo, Indonesia, Brunei and the South China Sea. It has 116,169 km of paved roadways, so overland transport of goods is simple. Malaysia is ranked the 35 th country for ease of transportation on its roads.

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


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.

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. Examples are: Samsung Electronics , which is shifting part of its domestic phone production to Vietnam due to the rapid advance of COVID-19 in South Korea. Indeed, the use of drones to deliver medical supplies and transport medical samples for analysis is fast gaining pace in the beleaguered country.

What Your Global Forwarder Must Know about Importing to China

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Most imports come from Europe, Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), South Korea, Japan, and United States, respectively, based on import value. Each claims they can do any job in China because they have connections with brokers and transportation providers. Most companies meet monthly, quarterly, or annually with their transportation service providers. Global Transportation Logistics Asia China Global Forwarding Imports

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Takeaways from the 2018 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference


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. This will call for partnerships with service providers, enabling the ‘Uberization of transportation’ and warehousing. by Dr. Madhav Durbha Supply chain insights from leading industry experts.

Five Key Takeaways From JOC’s TPM 2016


overtaking South Korea at 2nd spot for Asian supplier of containerized goods to U.S ( from IHS ). The amount of funding for transportation-focused ventures (spiraled up) to $14 billion in 2015. It collects real-time data throughout the container’s transport, including location, temperature, humidity level, vibrations, impacts, attempted burglary, and customs clearance status. Five Key Takeaways From TPM 2016.

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


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. 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.

Coronavirus & The CPG World: What to do now and how to prepare for the future?


This pandemic clearly showed that the global digital infrastructure and global apps have been instrumental in instant communication, business continuity as well as reducing COVID-19 spread in such countries as South Korea and Singapore. At Solvoyo, we are also concerned about the COVID-19 pandemic. Our thoughts are with all human-kind and hope that the global community will come out of this period with the least damage and the most enlightenment.

Coronavirus & The CPG World: What to do now and how to prepare for the future?


This pandemic clearly showed that the global digital infrastructure and global apps have been instrumental in instant communication, business continuity as well as reducing COVID-19 spread in such countries as South Korea and Singapore. At Solvoyo, we are also concerned about the COVID-19 pandemic. Our thoughts are with all human-kind and hope that the global community will come out of this period with the least damage and the most enlightenment.

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update


Transplace is closely monitoring the outbreak and the impact the reaction is having on the transportation market. Toward that end, we would like to provide you with four types of updates: 1) what we are seeing in the transportation marketplace, 2) what our customers are experiencing, 3) some best practices we recommend with regard to bidding, and 4) the actions we are taking to protect our employees and community. Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update.

Top 10 Global Supply Chain Risks

Supply Chain Game Changer

Risk management strategies of yesteryear are ineffective in the changing landscape, and no type of transport can avoid risks. For instance, the bankruptcy of South Korea’s 7th largest shipping company (Hanjin Shipping) led to a dramatic reduction in global supply chain shipping capacity. Transport Loss. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Inventory Turnover Breakthrough … Go Back To The Basics!

Reversing globalisation: Near shoring, reshoring or staying put?


Ports became increasingly able to dock massive container vessels holding huge numbers of ISO-standardised containers, meaning it wasn’t only manufacturing that crashed in cost but the ability to transport the goods as well. The result was massively globalised trade, where finished products could have components from dozens of countries and require tens of thousands of transport miles. Usually the issues we see are on the supply side, such as delays in manufacturing or transport.

Cliff Morris | The State of Manufacturing

4WL Consulting

Based in Silicon Valley, they’re fully scaled in California but have operations in China and South Korea, giving Cliff an up-close perspective on offshore manufacturing, supply chain, and more. Most recently, Cliff has developed C3Nano into an international leader in its industry with manufacturing locations in California, Korea, and China. So you’re manufacturing this, you know, in Korea and China. What we do in Korea and China is a little bit different.

China Exports Rebound Even as Western Markets Face Lockdown

Logistics Bureau

Loading and discharging operations at the ports of Shanghai, Jingtang, Lianyungang, Tianjin, Caofeidian, and Huanghua are slow due to lack of stevedores, while a shortage of licensed trucks and drivers is restricting the transport of cargo to the ports. The decline results largely from a result of lack of ex-China flow-trade, according to Neil Chambers, director of Container Transport Alliance Australia.

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Smart Cities and the Covid-19 Pandemic

Enterra Insights

Combs ( @vmcombs ) reports Singapore and South Korea, two countries praised for their coronavirus response, relied heavily on contact tracing. She writes, “South Korea and Singapore are taking a smart city approach to halting the spread of the coronavirus. Transportation : It may take a while for people to return using public transportation because rush hour usage places them too close to others.

Doing Business in Japan


As befits an island nation, transportation in Japan is robust across all modalities. China, South Korea, Hong Kong and Thailand. Australia, South Korea and Saudi Arabia. Japan has been an economic power throughout much of its history, despite a major economic downturn starting in the 1990s. The earthquake and subsequent tsunami in March 2011 destroyed several nuclear power plants and set off a new round of economic crisis.

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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). It seeks to prohibit UPS from using drones, driverless vehicles and other new technology to transport, deliver or pick up packages, innovations that would curb demand for labor. Drones, driverless vehicles, and global trade all made the headlines in this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Teamsters Tell UPS: No Drones or Driverless Trucks (WSJ – sub.

Alliances in the Shipping Industry: A Dance among Top Global Container Lines


Germany’s Hapag-Lloyd, South Korea’s Hanjin Shipping, Taiwan’s Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp., South Korea’s Hyundai Merchant Marine Co. The game of musical chairs in the container shipping industry continues: Several players have agreed to form shipping alliances to combat the confluence of a 30% oversupply of ships and weaker consumer demand amid a faltering global economy.

How to be Productive during the Global Lockdown: The ThroughPut Playbook to Maintain your Output Levels


As of right now, top lines have been essentially wiped out for industries like air transportation, freight, gastronomy, tourism, travel, and many more. South Korea has “flattened the curve” in part with mass drive-through-testing in record time and volumes, and high-throughput tests are finally becoming more available in the US, even if the testing kits and support materials are still in short supply and erratic in distribution.

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

6 River Systems

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. In 2018, iHerb opened its first international 3PL distribution center in South Korea, the first in the country since its laws changed to allow foreign ecommerce companies.

What’s Looming for Transpacific Ocean Shipments this Peak Season?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

In fact, JOC.com sites many Southeast Asia countries—including India, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Indonesia—have significantly grown their imports into the United States, anywhere from 13-37% compared to last year. Global Forwarding Global Transportation Ocean Shipping Transportation Market global freight forwarding International Shipping Peak season TPEB