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Here is a glimpse of Taiwan’s transportation, food, and the refreshing view of Jiufen! Let’s go to Taiwan! Case Studies Cost to Serve Distribution Centre branding cost of service cost to serve delivery cost last mile logistics last-mile delivery local logistics social media Taipei TaiwanI 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.

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

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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.

Afternoon Coffee: Coronavirus, China and supply chain delays; Tesla batteries; Apple, Taiwan and India; vertical farming

Resilinc

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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. Taiwan is the world’s leading producer of semiconductors and integrated circuits (IC), and high tech companies are wondering how this earthquake could affect the global electronics supply chain. 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. While Taiwan’s earthquake didn’t cause extensive damage, its status as a tech manufacturing hub still necessitates a serious examination of your company’s operations.

Growing Distrust of China Brings $38 Billion Windfall for Taiwan

Supply Chain Brain

Taiwan sits squarely in the middle of the worsening dispute between Beijing and Washington, with many of its companies operating factories in China manufacturing for American companies

Apple’s Climate Promise Depends on Taiwan Partners Going Green

Supply Chain Brain

But in order to say the same for its flagship iPhone, it’s going to need help from Taiwan Apple Inc. has gone carbon neutral.

Panama Ends Ties with Taiwan, Recognizes New ‘One China’ Relationship

Supply Chain 24/7

Panama, one of the few countries to recognize Taiwan’s sovereignty, has cut ties with the island and forged relations with China, adding there there was “only one China” of which Taiwan was a part

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

Supply Chain 24/7

Alibaba Group, the largest retail commerce company in the world in terms of gross merchandise volume, has selected SEKO Logistics as a 3PL service provider in Hong Kong and Taiwan to especially support small and medium-sized companies requiring localized and cost efficient export processes and integrated services

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 8/7/2015, 04:00 PST: Typhoon Soudelor Disrupts Air, Rail Services in Taiwan Air and land transportation services in Taiwan have been halted since Friday, August 7, as Typhoon Soudelor moves closer to the region. Update 8/6/15, 22:38 PST: Typhoon Soudelor Forces Suspension of Ferry Services in Southeast Taiwan.

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Supply chain in control with coronavirus

Supply Chain Movement

During the outbreak of the SARS epidemic in 2003, I was an expat in Taiwan. The staff of all departments in the affected areas, which included Donguan as well as Taiwan, were divided into three groups. Jan Roodenburg was previously responsible for the supply chain of Hewlett Packard Enterprise EMEA and of Philips Multi Media Systems based out of Taiwan. Slowly but surely, everyone is realizing that supplies from China are stagnating as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

Building Value Networks. Stopping the Backward Slide.

Supply Chain Shaman

The only two successful and transformational public networks were driven by Walmart and Taiwan Semiconductor (TSMC). In the 1980s, I had a flip phone. (On On the left, I share a picture for those that never experienced the evolution of the cellular phone.)

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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. Taiwan and Japan’s southern Ryukyu Island will face heavy rains and high winds throughout the next week. It would then move across central Taiwan and the west coast before leaving via the Taiwan Strait.

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.

An Air Charter Solution for Teradyne in a Time of Disruption

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The order required moving oversized equipment from Shanghai (PVG) to Taiwan (TPE) within a limited time window. Teradyne has always had a strong approach to managing their supply chain. But more importantly, they understand the need to adapt to changing market conditions.

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. First, government agencies are now being attacked more frequently. The March 2018 attack on computers and networks in Atlanta—a major national transportation hub—was the largest successful ransomware cyber attack on a U.S.

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?

Shortages in Medical Supplies Linked to Imports

Logistics Trends and Insights

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. Disruptions in global trade have impacted businesses across all industries as well as by consumers at the cash register. Tariffs, political upheaval and more have caused many to rethink their stance on globalization. But perhaps the biggest mind shift will come from the pandemic as the death rate climbs around the world.

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Who Should Be In The Winner’s Circle?

Supply Chain Shaman

Monster Beverage Company, PACCAR Inc, Reckitt Benckiser Group plc, ResMed, Rockwell Automation, Samsung, Sleep Number, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) Company, The Toro Company, TJX Companies, United Tractors, and VF Corporation. On a cold Boston winter day, I slipped into my seat on a back row in a packed conference room at AMR Research. Heavily booked and running from meeting to meeting, I was late.

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. The same is true when it comes to your supply chain.

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Cyber Attacks Are Major Risk in New Global Resilience Ranking

Material Handling and 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. Taiwan’s cyber resilience, on the other hand, soared 57 places from 107th to 50th, the biggest rise in the index, due in large part to an increase in its civil liberties.

How to Handle Logistics During Chinese New Year

Material Handling and 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. With Chinese New Year approaching fast workers will travel throughout the country to return to their families and celebrate the New Year, with all manufacturing shutting down for the duration. The country will celebrate from Feb.

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The need to know

EFT

US, Taiwan seek 'like-minded' democracies in supply chain shift from China. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists.

The need to know

EFT

US, Taiwan seek 'like-minded' democracies in supply chain shift from China. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists.

China's Chip Hack on US Supply Chain Could Have Far-Reaching Consequences

Material Handling and Logistics

Over the decades, companies in China, Taiwan, the U.S., The supply chain attack could have siphoned corporate secrets and government information while leaving few fingerprints. This week there was a blockbuster Bloomberg Businessweek report about U.S.

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How COVID – 19 Might Shape the Future of China Sourcing and Manufacture

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Taiwan. Brands such as Apple, HP, and Siemens rely heavily on Taiwan’s ODMs. Taiwan stands out as an example of a country that managed to contain the Coronavirus without resorting to an economy-wrecking lockdown. percent year-over-year in February, Taiwan posted a 21.12 COVID-19 and the Future of China Sourcing and Manufacture.

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. Today’s high tech electronics products are increasingly complex as they leverage hardware, electronics, and software. To create a single product might involve sourcing hundreds or thousands of components from multiple suppliers.

Infographic: Typhoon Dujuan's impacts

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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. Take a look at our comparison chart—if your supply chain was affected by Soudelor, it's likely to be affected by Dujuan. Events

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.) What I love about being so engaged with this group is that the work leads to valuable, measurable and visible results.

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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The Urgency To Transform Vietnam Cold Chain Logistics

Abivin

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 Vietnamese Cold Chain’s potential to develop is evaluated to be ranked 17th worldwide (1). Recently, with a number of. Vietnamese Cold Chain - a lucrative potential, yet untapped industry.

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