Doing Business in Thailand

QAD

Once known as Siam, Thailand became a constitutional monarchy in 1932. Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country not colonized by a European power. Thailand borders the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand. Manufacturing in Thailand. Thailand imported $203.2

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 initiative set to encourage commercial investment and an upgrade to the transport infrastructure imminent, there may be no time like the present for enterprises in the ASEAN region to expand ecommerce operations into this fast-developing nation. A logistics partner in Thailand.

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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. Thailand Distribution Network Challenges.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

To anticipate and respond to high customer demand, a modern Transportation Management System (TMS) needs to optimize inventory allocation. Deviations that occur during transportation execution are not necessarily approved immediately. Thailand.

Thailand Courts Foreign Investment, While Leadership Questions Remain

Supply Chain Brain

Those were among the phrases that officials voiced at a recent seminar in Bangkok organized by the Thailand Board of Investment (BOI). Thailand’s rulers, led by Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha, are waging an all-out campaign to attract foreign investment to the country’s infrastructure and industrial sectors. It’s part of a wildly ambitious plan to supercharge the economy and transform Thailand into a major, modernized force in Southeast Asia over the next 20 years.

Tuk-tuk: funny name, but: Real transportation

The Lean Supply Chain

Tuk-tuks are the sputtering, three-wheeled motorcycle taxis that can be found jockeying for position in the clogged streets of Bangkok, Chiang Mai and other cities in Thailand. Tuk-tuks in Thailand. Tips for Using Tuk-tuks in Thailand. •

This Week in Logistics News (September 15-19, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Infor Aligns With MercuryGate To Strengthen Transportation Management. Oracle Introduces New Cloud Solutions for Transportation and Global Trade Management. Menlo Logistics Opening New Multi-client Warehouse in Ladkrabang, Thailand.

This Week in Logistics News (November 17-21, 2014)

Talking Logistics

The solutions help customers across a number of industry verticals, including third-party logistics (3PL), food and beverage, retail and healthcare, improve transportation efficiency and reduce the cost of delivering goods. I’m guessing it’s summer.

Global Logistics—January 2016

Inbound Logistics

Shippers unprepared for supply chain disruptions; China wants pirate hunting base in Horn of Africa; bringing cargo into Kenya; India ramps up transportation infrastructure development; air cargo carriers seek to cut costs without sacrificing growth; Amazon invests in India; China’s greenest supply chains; international shrimp supply chain linked to human trafficking and slavery; World Trade Organization rules to abolish agricultural subsidies; Mexico and U.S.

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

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.

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.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Thailand. Supply chains are becoming more complex with frequent adaptations, whether temporary or permanent, and increasingly with logistics outsourcing and calls for integrated transport management.

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

The Logistics of Logistics

Joe Lynch is the General Manager of Rock Solid Business Solutions, which specializes in over the road transportation in North America. 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).

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Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Goods have to be transported across the globe and across the neighbourhood. Thailand. Goods have to be transported across the globe and delivered to different destinations – from congested cities to remote, rural areas.

What you should know about ASEAN Last Mile Delivery

Abivin

Due to these diversifying characteristics, the movement of goods and services around ASEAN countries requires multi-modal transportation development. Thailand government aims to expand on rail transport and cross-border infrastructure planning.

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Collaboration the Key to Unblocking Megacity Streets?

Supply Chain @ MIT

Two companies that attended the Last-Mile Delivery Roundtable organized by the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics explained their experiences. Can city governments help to improve megacity logistics?

This is Not a Supply Chain Storm to Weather!

Supply Chain Game Changer

With less transportation capacity, carriers are forced to hike shipping costs, and airfreight rates from China to Europe were already up 253% YOY in April. It’s a matter of time before many China-based supply chains shift into Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Thailand, or come home.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

The market study by VerkehrsRundschau (a leading German magazine with a website about transport and logistics) assessed the attractiveness of the countries close to Germany as a base for logistics activities. Thailand.

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

DELMIA Quintiq

It is very different in the south and the north of Thailand. Unlike Europe or North America, Asia has very little controlled temperature transport and storage capacity. How Asia challenges beverage supply chains.

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

Forced Labor in Seafood Supply Chains

EcoVadis

Western multinationals linked to these practices through their supply chains into damage control and Western governments responded by imposing trade sanctions on Thailand. Thailand, the target of much of the attention in Southeast Asia, is the third largest seafood exporter in the world.

Multiple Constraints of Route Planning in ASEAN

Abivin

Transportation systems in ASEAN countries have drastically developed during the past decades along with their economic growth and rising population. For example, flood may submerge and destroy transportation infrastructure, causing traffic anarchy and delivery failure.

Doing Business in Singapore

QAD

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. A lack of rail transport is due mostly to the size of the island, making rail freight irrelevant.

Guest Post: Collaboration the Key to Unblocking Megacity Streets?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Two companies that attended the Last-Mile Delivery Roundtable organized by the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics explained their experiences. Over the Road Supply Chain Supply Chain Consulting Megacity Transportation

China’s first commercial self-driving trucks begin operations

EFT

The service operates over 39,000 transport vehicles, which travel over a delivery network with 1,926,250 miles of streets and highways. Deppon Express is a leading logistics company in China, with operations in Korea, Japan, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, and Vietnam.

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Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

Skilled employees apply deep knowledge of market conditions and proven processes to solve transportation problems. From local truck transportation to global supply chain management systems, from produce sourcing to consulting based on practical experience to outsourcing, C.H. Thailand.

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling & Logistics

The survey of more than 500 global logistics executives is part of the 2018 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, an annual snapshot of industry sentiment and ranking of the world’s 50 leading emerging markets by size, infrastructure, transport connections and business climate. .

Solving the biggest logistics puzzle in the floral industry

DELMIA Quintiq

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

Cost To Serve – A Smarter Way to Improved Supply Chain Profitability

Logistics Bureau

Outbound transportation. Thus, if you find out that an expensive transport solution (courier for example) is routinely being used to deliver a low margin product to a customer, you’ll understand that much better if the end result for you turns out to be a loss.

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.

Viral Reaction: Zika and the Supply Chain

Elementum

The widespread active outbreaks has been increasing in South America and in Caribbean island countries, with cases of sporadic transmission reported in the Philippines and Thailand.

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

Logistics Bureau

Thailand, $13.9 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.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Thailand. Effectively, shippers (manufacturers and retailers that have products in need of transport) either don’t value innovation from their LSPs or don’t see innovation from them. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Thailand. Customers are becoming more demanding all the time: they increasingly expect personalised offers, available globally and round the clock. Such huge pressure on sales is also dragging the supply chain department(s) towards an ever-higher service level.

Can Australian Manufacturing be Brought Back Home from China?

Logistics Bureau

Even when other costs such as coordination, transport, and logistics are taken into account, it still makes sense for many companies to outsource to China as onshore overall production costs would be much higher, a study of Australian manufacturing firms concludes.

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The Status of Logistics in Vietnam: A Very Brief Appraisal

Logistics Bureau

A growing number of companies are already shifting manufacturing from China to Vietnam, which of course, may also be good news for logistics operators, since demand for warehousing and road transportation services will increase correspondingly with the manufacturing growth.

One Man’s Trash: How Blockchain Can Target Food Waste to Help End World Hunger

Material Handling & Logistics

It was not until extensive research was conducted by a single Australian retailer that the community discovered that bananas were being mishandled in transport.

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