Dealing with the Climate in Your Thailand Warehouse Design

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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. Climate control can be challenging in warehouses, given their typical metal construction and large doorways. The Benefits of HVLS Fans for Thai Warehouse Operations.

Thailand Distribution Network Design: Should You Optimise or Wait?

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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

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Spotlight on: 7 Key Warehouse Processes

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The 7 Key Warehouse Processes. Are all warehouses the same? This contradiction in terms is probably best explained by the Thai phrase; ‘Same, same, but different’ This phrase is used widely in Thailand to explain to naive tourists (such as myself) the similarities between one product and another. Yes, warehouses are the same in 7 key aspects. The act of handling products into a warehouse and onto a system. Warehouse

The Cost to Serve Bangkok Customers… And Why it Matters

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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.

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


PTT , Thailand’s largest oil and gas company, leveraged analytics for network optimization using an AIMMS App. Warehouse optimization is yet another application area where our customers have seen impactful results.

Amazon vs. Alibaba: A Battle for Southeast Asia


By becoming key players in trucking, warehousing, and shipping, Amazon is able to lower its shipping costs, open doors for smaller merchants to publish more products, and allow Chinese and Indian sellers and manufacturers to access Amazon warehouses.

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

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It is very different in the south and the north of Thailand. If your product is temperature sensitive, maybe you cannot overproduce to stock because your warehouse has limited capacity and beverage wastage is expensive. How Asia challenges beverage supply chains.

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

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As reported in the Wall Street Journal yesterday, it appears that “Amazon’s robot army is finally falling into place,” with deployments at warehouses in California, Kentucky, Texas, and others. warehouses, it can guarantee same-day or overnight delivery for more products to more customers. .

Top 6 Wholesale Distribution Trends for 2019


China, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Malaysia produced Japanese branded goods. Other likely recipients may include Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, and the Philippines. Less affected are Singapore, South Korea, and Thailand. Introduction.

The Status of Logistics in Vietnam: A Very Brief Appraisal

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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.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

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Warehousing. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right. Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Which ones to use?… … How many to use?

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

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For categories of costs that are more complicated to manage, purpose-built network modeling applications make it easier to allocate costs and to calculate CTS for different customer/product combinations from transportation, production and warehousing cost data.

International Ecommerce Selling: 6 Factors to Consider Before You Get Started


For example, if you run a US-based business and want to start selling in Thailand, you’ll have to offer lower prices since customers have less per capita income. . This includes not only international shipping fees, but also fulfillment costs, warehousing , and shipping supplies. .

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

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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. Thailand. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’.

Benchmarking Success: Focus on what Matters

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In 1995 I dived head first into the supply chain space in Asia when I was asked to start up a 3PL business in Thailand for TNT from scratch. The Thailand business grew along with expansion into China, Korea, Malaysia and Indonesia.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

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Thailand. 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.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

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Thailand. 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.

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What is Outsourcing?

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If you look at the situation a few decades ago, there were many companies that manufactured products, stored the products in their own warehouses, ran their own transport fleet and sought to distribute those products, all under their own “umbrella” and their own management.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

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Thailand. Integration with warehouse mechanisation and production equipment guarantees that the optimal plan will be executed in practice. Customers are becoming more demanding all the time: they increasingly expect personalised offers, available globally and round the clock.

8 Reasons Why Your Business’ Success Depends Upon Your Supply Chain

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Along with the design of supply chain strategy, the design of the supply chain itself, especially the part dealing with outbound distribution from plants or warehouses, is instrumental in the success or failure of businesses. .

Cost to Serve and Business Profitability

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Starting with a specific area of the supply chain, such as warehousing or delivery, and focusing on costs by customer and product group only, is often a less resource intensive way to start.

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

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Menlo Logistics Opening New Multi-client Warehouse in Ladkrabang, Thailand. Are you attending the CSCMP Annual Global Conference next week? If so, let’s connect.

6 Tips for Creating Private Label Products for Amazon FBA


She eventually threw away most of her clothes as they were far too thick for Thailand’s sunny and humid weather. The first shipment was due to at Amazon’s warehouse in the States in a 3 weeks time. Catherine leaned back into her beach chair in Thailand. Introduction.

Top 13 Asian eCommerce Marketplaces


Digitization in the last decade and a half has also witnessed the emergence of Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, and Indonesia as other major forces in the Asian marketplace. Tmall primarily sells branded goods to customers across China using special warehouses.

Alibaba Grows its Cross-Border Capabilities

Logistics Trends and Insights

In particular, noted in Alibaba’s financial press release, the Cainiao Network has developed import fulfilment solutions for its Tmall Global platform utilizing a combination of bonded warehouses in China and direct shipment from foreign countries.

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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 Metrodeal has been gaining popularity at an impressive pace and has expanded its businesses to other South Asian nations like Indonesia and Thailand.

Resilient and Cost Efficient Supply Chains

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Relatively few managers have done much to protect their supply chains from critical, costly disruptions, even though they know that disasters like the 2011 Japan tsunami and Thailand floods can hit business for months, a recent MIT Sloan Management Review article notes. Grainger also uses segmentation to reduce risk, keep fast-moving items at its stores and distribution centers and slower-selling items at a distribution warehouse in Chicago, the authors say.

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

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Supply chain reaction: trade war refugees race to relocate to Vietnam, Thailand (Reuters). China’s Geek+ raises $150M to build robots for warehouses and logistics (TechCrunch). Now that Thanksgiving is past us, the mad dash to the end of the year is on.

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5 Ways To Improve Your Import-Export Business Now


Or, if you’re lucky to deal with tropical islands like Indonesia , Thailand and the Philippines , do remember the concept of island time. The best part is when you finally deliver the shipment, EMERGE App will automatically adjust the in-stock quantity in your warehouse.

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. In 2021, over 2.14 billion people worldwide are expected to buy goods and services online [1].