Dealing with the Climate in Your Thailand Warehouse Design

Logistics Bureau

In general, design considerations for warehouses in Thailand differ little from anywhere else in the world. For example, while not unique to this country, issues such as heat and high humidity must be allowed for in many aspects supply chain operation in Thailand, warehouse design included. Either way, for warehouses in Thailand that house largely manual operations, adding some form of climate control will make a marked difference to productivity.

Thailand Ecommerce Logistics for ASEAN Enterprises: Should You Go Local?

Logistics Bureau

The ecommerce market in Thailand has never been healthier and all the signs indicate huge potential for growth in the next few years. With the Thai government’s Thailand 4.0 Statistic: By 2022, Thailand’s ecommerce market is expected to be worth around $5.8 That said though, there are some generic pros and cons of local versus cross-border strategies for ecommerce logistics in Thailand. Relative simplicity compared to starting a new operation within Thailand.

Thailand Distribution Network Design: Should You Optimise or Wait?

Logistics Bureau

Big changes are on the cards for Thailand’s transportation infrastructure, assuming the government’s plans to upgrade road and rail networks between now and 2022 come to fruition. No doubt if you rely on a distribution network to supply customers in Thailand, you have been keeping an interested eye on developments, as at some point, they may provide opportunities to reduce logistics costs for your business. Statistic: Thailand’s planned infrastructure upgrade is worth US$25.2

Innovative Approaches to Supply Chain Risk

The 21st Century Supply Chain

This scenario played out for thousands of companies after the Japan earthquake, the Thailand floods and numerous other smaller scale disasters. Inventory management Supply chain risk management IBM Japan Natural disaster Risk management Supply chain Taiwan Thailand

DP World and Thailand discuss UAE investment

Logistics Middle East

DP World Chairman and CEO and deputy prime minister of Thailand explore the potential for DP World to contribute in the country?s s economic growth

Thailand and Philippines set to boost Jafza investment

Logistics Middle East

Business delegates from Thailand and the Philippines set to boost Jafza investment

Mountains and the Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

Details and Booking Thailand: Supply Chain Performance Seminars (Bangkok) . Details and Booking Australia: Supply Chain Performance Seminars (Sydney and Melbourne) . Best Regards, Rob O’Byrne. Email: robyrne@logisticsbureau.com. Phone: +61 417 417 307.

Don’t risk falling behind: 3 things you can do to start mastering analytics

AIMMS

PTT , Thailand’s largest oil and gas company, leveraged analytics for network optimization using an AIMMS App. In today’s business environment, you can’t remain competitive without mastering analytics.

Global Logistics—January 2016

Inbound Logistics

sign liberalized air transport deal; global manufacturers shift production to Bangladesh, Thailand, Korea and Vietnam

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The Cost to Serve Bangkok Customers… And Why it Matters

Logistics Bureau

In this short article, I’m going to explain why not knowing the cost to serve (CTS) is a mistake that could be limiting the profitability of your business operations in Thailand. You see, the costs you incur in running your supply chain make up a significant part of your overall business expenses, and in Thailand, there are plenty of logistics challenges that, left unaddressed, may be costing more than you realise. Thailand Cost to Serve Analysis: What it Can Reveal.

2017 Predictions for Supply Chain Management- Guest Contributions

Supply Chain Matters

A Thailand and Southeast Asia […]. We just completed our unveiling and deep-dives on our 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains and the complete 44-page Research Advisory report is now available for complimentary downloading in our Research Center. We now feature compilations of the many external guest contributions that were received from our readers.

Airline tells staff to treat dolls like real passengers

Logistics Middle East

A subsidiary of Thailand?s s national carrier instructs flight crew to treat passenger?s s dolls in the same way they would real people

Selecting a 3PL – 8 Things the Great 3PLs Do

The Logistics of Logistics

Joe has successfully launched cars in China and Thailand. Click to register for this free webinar: Selecting a 3PL: 8 Things the Great 3PLs Do (Wednesday, February 12, 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm). Companies with logistics needs are increasingly using 3rd party logistics providers (3PLs). Contracting with a 3PL is a great choice as long as you pick the right 3PL. The right 3PL can save your company money, improve service and generally make life easier.

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3 Compelling Reasons to Start Using Prescriptive Analytics

AIMMS

PTT , the largest oil and gas company in Thailand, is a good example.The company was using a solution for global supply chain planning but they found this solution too restrictive.

Factory Destruction Across Vietnam: Supply Chain Sourcing Flexibility and Resiliency Has Never Been as Important

Supply Chain Matters

In the quest to seek alternative global low-cost manufacturing sourcing across multi-industry supply chains, countries such as Thailand and Vietnam were high on the list. Both offered relatively attractive direct labor wage rates while offering a highly educated and motivated workforce. Up to this point, that has resulted in a steady flow of foreign investment in these countries including internal supply chain ecosystem capabilities.

This Week in Logistics News (November 26-30, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Supply chain reaction: trade war refugees race to relocate to Vietnam, Thailand (Reuters). Now that Thanksgiving is past us, the mad dash to the end of the year is on.

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7 Guidelines to Achieving Growth Through Globalization

The Network Effect

Key e-commerce emerging markets include: Malaysia, UAE, Thailand, Chile, Peru, Columbia, and South Africa. Nicolas A. Tonelli/Flickr. Global headlines anticipating growth through globalization are plentiful.

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.

The automated container terminal and the odd (mis)adventure of the Google car

Quintiq

In fact, with the addition of the high-speed freight link from Kunming (China) to the ports of Malaysia and Thailand, the existing ports in the Malay Peninsula will eventually replace Singapore as the ‘must stop and tranship here’ place.

Logistics Bureau signs formal MOU with Thai University

Logistics Bureau

Rob O’Byrne, who lives part of the year in Bangkok remarked “ that Supply Chain and Logistics capability provided a solid foundation for business success in all regions of the World and he looked forward to contributing to the future success of Supply Chain Management in Thailand”.

What do I need to do to get a drink around here?

Quintiq

It is very different in the south and the north of Thailand. How Asia challenges beverage supply chains. If you aren’t familiar with Asia, the unique complexities it piles onto your beverage supply chain are hard to see.

Global Logistics and Trade Programs: An Update on GSP and C-TPAT

TMC

trade preference program—was established by the Trade Act of 1974 to promote economic development by eliminating duties on thousands of products imported from one of the 129 designated beneficiary countries and territories, including India, Thailand, and Indonesia.

ModusLink takes EICC leadership role

ModusLink Corporation

To date, the EICC Facility Recognition Program has recognized 10 global sites including facilities in the US, Mexico, the UK, Thailand, the Philippines, Hungary and Malaysia. I’ve written before on our company’s work with the EICC.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

Thailand. The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’.

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What you should know about ASEAN Last Mile Delivery

Abivin

Thailand government aims to expand on rail transport and cross-border infrastructure planning. of GDP in 2016, higher than those of China, Thailand and Japan.

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Why Commercial Drone Is NOT the Future of Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

For your information, a motorcycle delivery is a way of life in Bangkok, Thailand. 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.

Experts Suggest How to Slash Supply Chain Risk Properly

Supply Chain Opz

This is how Western digital managed to restore its operations after the flood in Thailand much sooner than its competitors. - 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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Slavery and Supply Chain Transparency

Enterra Insights

To underscore that point, Clare Leschin-Hoar reports, “A new report confirms forced labor and human rights abuses remain embedded in Thailand’s fishing industry, years after global media outlets first documented the practice. and European countries that purchase much of Thailand’s seafood exports. 4] “ Responsible Sourcing of Seafood – Thailand Action plan 2015-2016.

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

The 21st Century Supply Chain

My colleague John Westerveld has previously written about the subject of supply chain risk, outlining how massive flooding in Thailand in 2011 had a large-scale impact on the manufacturing of hard drives. by Alexa Cheater Hi, my name is Alexa and I am a chocoholic.

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Supply Chain Disruptions: A Survival Guide - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

2011: Thailand Floods. NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics. All Posts. About. Copyright. Privacy. Blogroll. Supply Chain Disruptions: A Survival Guide. Do you feel supply chain risk management is too complicated to implement? Gather around!

Solving the biggest logistics puzzle in the floral industry

Quintiq

Flowers are gathered from far and wide, from farms in countries such as Kenya, India, Thailand, Ecuador, and Colombia. The demand for flowers on Valentine’s Day is higher than at any other time of the year.

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

Thailand. Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond.

Your supply chain is costing you money – Reason #5 Not having a supply chain risk management process

The 21st Century Supply Chain

We saw this type of issue over the past several years with the Japan earthquake / Tsunami in and with the Thailand floods. by John Westerveld Reason #5: Not having a supply chain risk management process.

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Thailand. 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.

Amazon vs. Alibaba: A Battle for Southeast Asia

Elementum

Lazada, a privately owned Singaporean e-commerce company, is the leading marketplace in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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