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6 Top Careers in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

The changes in customer behavior influenced by digital technology has driven the growth of online retails. Amidst today’s fast-paced world, the increasing demand for instant gratification is also shaping the future of logistics and supply chain management as more customers are calling for rapid delivery of their purchases. This creates a big business opportunities for

Logistics Industry in 2022: Challenges and Opportunities

Logistics industry is one among many industries that has been directly affected by the global Covid-19 crisis. This can be seen from the plummeting value of logistics from  $7,641.2 billion in 2017 to $5,200 billion in 2020. Now that lockdowns are lifted and countries are reopening borders, the logistics industry is seeing a soaring growth

Vietnam Supply Chain Industry Maintains Its Resilience Amidst Headwinds

  The recent and ongoing China’s power shortage has been taking a toll on the country’s economic activities, including in the manufacturing and supply chain. Although not immediately, the issue is expected to have effects on its neighboring countries, including Vietnam.    How China’s Power Shortage Affects Vietnam Supply Chain Industry China is dealing with

How E-commerce Positively Affects Indonesia’s Logistics Industry

The logistics industry has extremely benefited from the prominent growth of online shopping trends. With most people confined to their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic, the demand for delivery express services has shown a significant growth in many countries, including Indonesia. The main factor that contributes to this soaring logistics industry is the rise of

How the Chips Crisis Affects the Automotive Industry

The severe shortages of semiconductor chips will have a major influence on global vehicle manufacturing in 2021 and the following year, causing the automotive industry to suffer massive losses. According to a Bloomberg report, there is a severe scarcity of display driver chips, which is causing problems for a myriad of industries, including the automotive

Current and Potential Opportunities for Road Freight in Southeast Asia

Air freight might offer convenience and speed for transportation in logistics, but road freight is continuously gaining prominence in Southeast Asia due its relatively low cost. With improved features and functionality, more companies are relying on road freight as a more convenient and cheaper method. The anticipated digitalization in the trucking industry also gives a

Opportunities for Supply Chain Industry in Southeast Asia

The ongoing global pandemic has hastened the digital transformation of small and medium-sized business as well as large enterprises. However, a survey by AIBP and Oracle noted that almost half of manufacturing and supply chain professionals in Southeast Asia seem to be lagging behind in keeping up with the latest technology. At the same time,

Challenges for Tech Industry in Supply Chain Management

Disruption in the manufacturing process due to the global pandemic of COVID-19 has also taken a toll on the tech industry. Global lockdown has accelerated consumer’s shift to e-commerce, thus leading to rising demand for omnichannel solutions. Responding to this trend, a mature supply network is crucial to overcome the complexity of manufacturing high-tech products.

Patient-Centric Supply Chain for Better Healthcare System 

A report titled Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System for the 21st Century listed six specific major goals for improving the healthcare system, particularly in the U.S. These goals include making the healthcare more 1) safe, 2) efficient, 3) effective, 4) timely, 5) equitable, and 6) patient-centred. The report said that achieving these

5 Top Free Supply Chain Mapping Software in 2021

Managing supply chains that operate in network environments can be complicated. Supply chain organisations are expected to provide the right products and services to customers at the right time and place within required specifications. While supply chain management is key to success, these efforts can be assisted by visualisation approaches such as process mapping (supply