Taiwan Logistics and More

Logistics Bureau

Here is a glimpse of Taiwan’s transportation, food, and the refreshing view of Jiufen! Let’s go to Taiwan! I get to see how the environment is different here and what are the supply chain and logistics points I can share with you guys.

Earthquake Updates - Hualien, Taiwan

Elementum

magnitude earthquake that struck Eastern Taiwan on February 6th continues to have aftershocks, with plenty more expected to occur in the days ahead. Most of Taiwan’s geological activity occurs off its Eastern coast, while the overwhelming majority of its industrial and manufacturing base is located in the Western coastal plains. The 6.4 As of writing, there have been 2 fatalities and 200+ injuries mostly in Hualien City.

Taiwan Earthquake Supply Chain Impact Analysis White Paper

Resilinc

magnitude earthquake rattled southern Taiwan at the start of Lunar New Year, the island’s largest nationwide holiday. Around 4 a.m. on February 6th, a 6.4 With a current death toll of 114, it is the deadliest earthquake to hit the island since the “921 Earthquake” of 1999.

How your Supply Chain can Learn from Taiwan’s Earthquake

Elementum

A 6.4-magnitude quake struck southern Taiwan early Saturday morning local time, killing at least seven and causing widespread structural damage. A TSMC facility in Tainan, southern Taiwan, reported that the quake broke “no more than one percent” of their wafers being manufactured.

Earthquake Update 2 - What You Need to Know About the Quakes in Taiwan

Elementum

Taiwan was hit by another 5.7 While not the business center of Taiwan (commerce is concentrated on the country’s west coast) Hualien is a popular tourism hub. According to the Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau, the two earthquakes and subsequent aftershocks (numbering over 100) mark the highest ever recorded in the region, with additional earthquakes of magnitude 5.0 Taiwan Railways and subway networks were temporarily slowed or closed but have returned to normal operations.

Innovative Approaches to Supply Chain Risk

Kinaxis

A major earthquake in Taiwan. We have a problem.” The alternate source uses the same supplier in Taiwan. Inventory management Supply chain risk management IBM Japan Natural disaster Risk management Supply chain Taiwan Thailand

Alibaba Group Partners with SEKO Logistics in Hong Kong and Taiwan for Cross-Border Ecommerce

Supply Chain 24/7

What You Need to Know About Super Typhoon Nepartak

Elementum

Super Typhoon Nepartak is set to hit Taiwan on Thursday evening local time. Here's what you need to know in the lead up to landfall: Flights from Songshan Airport, Kaohsiung Airport, and Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport have been cancelled. Last year, two large storms hit Taiwan.

Infographic: Typhoon Dujuan's impacts

Elementum

As Typhoon Dujuan batters Taiwan on its way to China's Southeast coast, transportation faces some disruptions. Learn from Soudelor to understand how you should act. Image courtesy MDAA.

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Trump’s China Policy Threatens U.S. Exports and Supply Networks

Material Handling & Logistics

The nightmare scenario would be a Chinese economic embargo of Taiwan that would reverberate around global supply chains. Bloomberg. read more. Global Supply Chain News

Prep Your Supply Chain for Super Typhoon Soudelor

Elementum

Super Typhoon Soudelor is set to hit Taiwan and China tomorrow, with a huge potential for supply chain disruption. Update 8/6/15, 22:38 PST: Typhoon Soudelor Forces Suspension of Ferry Services in Southeast Taiwan.

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Five Important Supply Chain Events of 2016

Material Handling & Logistics

“The earthquakes that impacted southern Taiwan and Japan in the first half of the year, and the bankruptcy declaration of Hanjin Shipping caused considerable disruptions to global supply chains,” said Shahzaib Khan, director of EventWatch at Resilinc.

Cyber Threats Loom Large

Resilinc

Similarly, a computer virus attack at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) was caused due to a failure in following proper operating procedures for virus scanning. Cyber attacks continued to grow in intensity in 2018, with alarming new trends evident.

How H2 PowerTech Accelerates Product Development Across the Globe

Arena Solutions

H2 PowerTech has sites in Bend, Oregon, for research and development and in Taiwan for manufacturing and test. Taiwan can now access the most current product design from Oregon’s R&D center at any time and be confident that it is always accurate.

Maersk’s Transformation Embraces Digital Forwarding

Logistics Trends and Insights

Twill currently serves full container load, ocean services from port to door, importing from China (including Hong Kong and Taiwan territories), India, Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia to the UK, Spain, Poland, Mexico, United States, the Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, Germany, India, China (including Hong Kong and Taiwan territories) or the Czech Republic. Traditional Forwarder – 0. Digital Forwarder – 1.

Uninterrupted Cold Chain Management Solution Assists an International Hypermarket

Supply Chain 24/7

To strengthen quality control over frozen and refrigerated products, an international hypermarket chain in Taiwan introduced Advantech’s Cold Chain Management Solution at the beginning of 2018

The Quake That Almost Halted the iPhone 7

Elementum

magnitude earthquake that struck near the city of Tainan—a special municipality in Southern Taiwan—on February 6, 2016.Few people realize how critical Taiwan is in both industrial electronics and modern consumer electronics. TSMC, a bellwether for the Taiwan electronics industry, gave an initial assessment that the impact to wafer shipments would be “less than 1%”. The event that caused the scare?

Three Supply Chain Risks that Will Get You Thinking Bimodal

Kinaxis

Resilinc named Typhoon Soudelor, which hit Taiwan in August 2015, the most disruptive supply chain event in this timeframe in terms of lost revenue. by Alexa Cheater In a world where everything is changing, staying in one place is the fastest way to find yourself falling further behind.

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Bristlecone Flash – February 2019

Bristlecone

In the past three months alone, we’ve worked with clients in dozens of countries – USA, UK, India, Thailand, Romania, Vietnam, China, Malaysia, Canada, Germany, UAE, Taiwan, Indonesia and many more. AMERICAN CORPORATE APPAREL COMPANY SELECTS BRISTLECONE.

ModusLink takes EICC leadership role

ModusLink Corporation

I officially launched the program at the EICC membership meeting in Taiwan last March. I’ve written before on our company’s work with the EICC. Reminder, that’s the Electronics Industry Citizenship Coalition.)

Cyber Attacks Are Major Risk in New Global Resilience Ranking

Material Handling & Logistics

Its severity varies significantly with geography: For example, inherent cyber risk has climbed in France over the past year while plummeting in Taiwan, two of the biggest changes in cyber risk in the index.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

Taiwan, Province of China. The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’.

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How to Handle Logistics During Chinese New Year

Material Handling & Logistics

Taiwan – CNY – February 15-20. “By implementing a few critical steps in advance of the holiday, shippers can avoid unnecessary bottlenecks and continue business with little or no interruption,” says Frank Guenzerodt, CEO of Dachser USA.

Asia, better brace yourself for Usagi! He’s not in a good mood…

Supply Chain View from the Field

The next big disaster of 2013 could be the Category 5 Typhoon Usagi that is set to hit Taiwan, Hong Kong and China Mainland this Sunday. Don’t be surprised if there are supply chain disruptions.

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Outsourcing: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly – Lessons from Nortel Networks

NC State SCRC

The ODM’s in Taiwan have a single tech park where they all started. At the time – it was all in Taiwan, and over time it was moved more to manufacturing locations in China.

A Chocolate Addict’s Plea: Know Your Supply Chain Risks!

Kinaxis

Gas explosions, Kaoshing, Taiwan ($900+ million, 26 weeks). by Alexa Cheater Hi, my name is Alexa and I am a chocoholic. It’s been less than a day since my last indulgence. There’s no two ways about it. When it comes to the cocoa-laden confectionery, I’m hooked.

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How are you dampening the shocks in your supply chain?

Arkieva

Recently, I experienced an earthquake during my trip to Taiwan. While it caused some excitement (and concern) from us visitors, our Taiwanese colleagues shrugged and one of them even made a comment that this was our welcome to Taiwan.

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Top 6 Wholesale Distribution Trends for 2019

EMERGE App

Taiwan is a prime candidate to replace Chinese exports due to its proximity. A study suggested that drop in Chinese exports will affect Taiwan and Malaysia the most. These include the Philippines, Cambodia, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand. Introduction.

Experts Suggest How to Slash Supply Chain Risk Properly

Supply Chain Opz

This is how Dell managed to make limited supply of different products to meet demand after the Taiwan earthquake. Developing supply chain risk mitigation strategy can be a time consuming task. To tackle risks timely, we invite experts to explain what strategy really works.

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Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Taiwan, Province of China. 10 questions to assess working capital management. Working capital management revolves around inventory, debtors and creditors. Some companies generate cash so quickly that they can even achieve negative working capital.

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

Taiwan, Province of China. Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond.

Demand for Aftermarket Auto Parts

3PL Insights

While aftermarket auto parts are manufactured in many locations, the vast majority are fabricated in Taiwan and China. And more surprisingly, roughly 15 out of 25 factories in Taiwan produce parts that can be considered OEM equivalent by US standards.”. So, given a choice, definitely opt for products made in Taiwan and ask about the defect rate for any parts that you need. The number of vehicles in the world recently surpassed 1.2

Hanjin, Hurricanes, Harvests May Boost Truckload Rates

DAT Solutions

Shipping containers toppled by strong winds of Typhoon Meranti, in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. The spot marketplace remains tame despite occasional surges that cause scattered rate hikes.

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Checklist for Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Taiwan, Province of China. 10 questions about Global Trade Management. Managing the activities comprising a supply chain is becoming more difficult with the growth of trade and increased regulation.

“Too Big to Fail”: 10 Things you Need to Know About El Niño

Elementum

But the typhoons will threaten Taiwan, China, and Japan, leaving countries like Indonesia in need of precipitation. El Niño is officially set to wreak havoc around the world—starting now. Deemed “too big to fail” by NASA , the weather event will impact supply chains at every stage.

Supply Chain Solutions: What You Can Learn From the Semiconductor Industry

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Our offices in Japan, Taiwan, and Xiamen, China, enable a smoother flow of goods for this customer. We help a leader in semiconductor test systems to move tools into Taiwan from the U.S. Supply Chain Solutions: What You Can Learn From the Semiconductor Industry | Transportfolio.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Tony Giovaniello, President of Shasta EDC

Supply Chain Game Changer

We very successfully brought assemble back to the US from Hong Kong and Taiwan, then a few years later, Mexico. I hired a team, secured three (3) Asian suppliers, 3 software suppliers ( US, France, and Taiwan). Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer.