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

6 River Systems

With how quickly new technology, tips and warehouse management techniques are emerging, wouldn’t it be nice to take a page from someone else’s book? Boot Barn @bootbarn In 2016, Boot Barn improved operations at its distribution center in Fontana, California by implementing HighJump’s Warehouse Advantage WMS. As of mid-2017, 80% of the company’s shipments out of its warehouse were going to areas other than California and New York. Warehouse Efficiency

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. Day 2-3: Engineers were onsite at the terminal warehouse to streamline the customs process and prepare for potential inspection. Day 4: A total of 23 over-height crates and 14 additional pallets were loaded onto the charter for a direct flight from Shanghai (PVG) to Taiwan (TPE) with our dedicated operational processes to avoid wet damage caused by rain.

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Supply Chain Opportunities in China

Supply Chain Movement

In 2007, the Dutch producer of pushchairs relocated its factory from Taiwan to the free trade zone close to Xiamen in China. Anyone with a factory and adjacent warehouse in a free trade zone is more or less forced to open an extra warehouse outside of the free trade zone in order to distribute within China. Distribution in China takes a detour.

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The need to know


Taiwan-based electronics manufacturers Foxconn and Pegatron are among companies eyeing new factories in Mexico, people with direct knowledge of the matter said, as the U.S.-China How Sephora flexed its warehouse network to prep for an e-commerce onslaught.

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The need to know


Taiwan-based electronics manufacturers Foxconn and Pegatron are among companies eyeing new factories in Mexico, people with direct knowledge of the matter said, as the U.S.-China How Sephora flexed its warehouse network to prep for an e-commerce onslaught.

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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).

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

Top 6 Wholesale Distribution Trends for 2019


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. Multiple warehouse locations, to ship orders from locations closest to your customer, are built in. Introduction. Soon we shall bid adieu yet another year and sing about not forgetting old acquaintances.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Warehousing. Of course, the difference between KPIs and metrics will vary at different levels of your organisation, so for example, while a metric recording “receiving accuracy” in a warehouse would certainly be a KPI for a warehouse manager, it would be completely extraneous as an executive-level KPI. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right.

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Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

Managing factories and warehouses with a lot of employees demands leadership skills focused on routine, whereas connecting departments and supply chain partners actually requires creativity. Taiwan, Province of China. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’. Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Taiwan, Province of China. directly from their suppliers, from their own warehouse or even from a retail store). The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market. as the advance of e-commerce continues, companies with an omnichannel approach are increasingly implementing specific order management systems.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Taiwan, Province of China. Globally, warehousing is outsourced by 67%. In comparison, according to Fraunhofer Institute, warehousing is outsourced by 54% in Germany, which is the largest logistics market in Europe. After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014.

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Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Taiwan, Province of China. The supply chain solutions for the 24-hour economy lie primarily in a flexible IT platform which enables the various internal software applications, such as for manufacturing execution, warehouse management and transport planning, to be connected to external systems such as for customs handling. Integration with warehouse mechanisation and production equipment guarantees that the optimal plan will be executed in practice.

How Blockchain Can Transform the Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

For supply chain, it could be payment, warehousing, transport or delivery. Neither can records of inventory, warehousing conditions, delivery times and dates, and so on. Currently, three partners in Israel and Taiwan accept this. Also, enterprises also see the value in sharing warehouses and distribution centres, instead of each one paying for its own. Supply chain has become complicated. Some would say cumbersome.

Yes, I am a Zealot. I Still Believe. Do You?

Supply Chain Shaman

I can find only two good examples of value networks creating value: Taiwan Semiconductor (TSMC) in the semiconductor industry and Performance Based Logistics in Aerospace and Defense. It will not be as easy as stuffing new signals into last decade’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) or Warehouse Management Systems (WMS). I take supply chain seriously. My friends might tell you TOO seriously. I think that the entire world should.

Land challenges for Hong Kong's logistics sector


Marcos Chan and Samuel Lai from CBRE presented the key findings from the recently released CBRE research report “Hong Kong Logistics: Retailers Expose the Lack of Warehouse Facilities” They reported that during the last ten years, Hong Kong’s stock of warehouse facilities has only modestly increased - from 35.5 Retail sector tenants now take up about half of the warehouse space in Hong Kong, with overall warehouse vacancy rates down to 0.4

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Top eCommerce marketplaces in Philippines


The stock warehouse with a vastly diverse inventory concept is still gaining prominence in the Philippines and hence Galleon.ph Nearly a million (930,000) users from the Philippines e-commerce marketplace utilize Carousell every 30 days with the success of the company helping it expand to Australian, Malaysia, Taiwan, Singapore, and Hong Kong.

Justifying Investments in Risk Avoidance

Supply Chain @ MIT

Consider, for example, Amazon’s drive to build more warehouses throughout the US. Another benefit, albeit unintended, is increased resilience because Amazon’s beefed up warehouse network enables the retailer to recover quickly if one facility suffers a disruption. When an earthquake hit Taiwan in 1999 and knocked out a large number of the world’s chip supplies, Dell steered customers to products that could be built with available components. Relief and resilience.

My Nightmare Shipment

The Logistics of Logistics

Finally a six months after our initial meeting, I got a call from Marty asking us to help him with a shipment from Taiwan. We wouldn’t be responsible for the sea freight or clearing customs, but we would pick up two pallets from a warehouse in California and deliver them to Chicago. My client had to buy and import new goods from Taiwan and this time they sent it air freight to satisfy their client’s timing.

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Top 13 Asian eCommerce Marketplaces


In 2017, the brand had acquired 180 million products from four million entrepreneurs across Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Taiwan, Indonesia, Vietnam, and the Philippines. Tmall primarily sells branded goods to customers across China using special warehouses. An exploding population has its benefits too as China has proven repeatedly over the years.

List of Top 65 Marketplaces Across the Globe in 2019


With 24×7 availability, Fulfilled by Sears (FBS) is an order fulfillment service from Sears that manages warehousing, pick/packing and shipping of customer orders for your business. Founded in 2010, Ezbuy has expanded its marketplace from China to USA, Taiwan, Korea and Local. Majorly based in the SEA, Shopee operates in 7 countries – Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, the Philippines and Taiwan. In 2021, over 2.14

Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions for Wholesalers in 2019: Drop Those Bad Habits from 2018


Highly developed nations such as South Korea and Taiwan may fill in the technology gap. Spring Clean Your Warehouse. Just like cleaning out your dusty wardrobe every now and then, you also need to take stock of your warehouse and take a look at it with a fresh pair of eyes. It’s too easy to overlook the place where your operations and warehouse staff work. Like stock takes, you should audit and assess your warehouse on a yearly basis at a minimum.

In Louisiana, Trade War Makes Biggest US Port Tremble

Material Handling and Logistics

About half the company’s business relies on foreign enterprises, including Taiwan’s Formosa Plastics Corp., Jacob Landry opened Urban South Brewery just before the election, in a former warehouse down the street from the Port of New Orleans. The Port of South Louisiana is a trade juggernaut, handling the most tonnage of any U.S. port, and a trade war would slow total economic output by a minimum of 7% over five years, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.