May – June 2013


Editors Comment

  • BUILDING CASTLES IN THE AIR

    The greatest minds in history that have shaped the world as we know it today, did not accomplish it within a single day. Even the great monotheistic religions believe that the entity known as ‘God’ took more than a day to create earth. Not to go all metaphysical (or blasphemous) here, but I’m sure if there was a ‘sky’ where the creator was hanging out, he would be looking up the sky, wondering and pondering the next creation.... Read More

Industry News

  • KERRY LOGISTICS REGIONAL LOGISTICS HUB IN SINGAPORE STARTS OPERATIONS

    Kerry Logistics, has started operations at its Asia regional logistics hub in Singapore. The centre will also be regional headquarters for Kerry Logistics’ Southeast Asian operations.... Read More
  • SWISSLOG SHOWCASES AUTOSTORE AT SEMICON

    Swisslog showcased AutoStore, a complete system for the storage and order picking of single parts and small cases at SEMICON Singapore 2013 which was held from 7-9 May 2013, Marina Bay Sands Expo Center.... Read More
  • DAMCO REPORTS REVENUE INCREASE OF SIX PERCENT

    Damco reports a six percent increase in the first quarter net revenue with a total of US$773 million, compared to US$728 million in 2012. EBIT ended up at US$9 million for the first quarter, compared to US$13 million in 2012.... Read More
  • MANHATTAN ASSOCIATES REPORTS RECORD FIRST QUARTER 2013 EARNINGS

    Manhattan Associates reported record first quarter 2013 non-GAAP adjusted diluted earnings per share of US$0.74 compared to US$0.60 in the first quarter of 2012, on license revenue of US$14.2 million and record first quarter total revenue of US$96.6 million. GAAP diluted earnings per share for the first quarter was a record US$0.68 compared to US$0.55 in the prior year first quarter.... Read More
  • DEMATIC STEPS UP ITS LOGISTICS SYSTEMS FOR RETAILERS AND WHOLESALERS

    Dematic, a global supplier of logistics systems for the factory, warehouse and distribution centre, has designed solution sets to optimise the use of inventory, labour and space, while accommodating multichannel requirements for retailers and wholesalers.... Read More
  • SSI SCHAEFER BUILDS NEW EXTENSION TO ITS JOHOR FACTORY

    SSI Schaefer has just signed a building contract to expand their steel manufacturing production area by almost 30 percent to meet the growing demand from APAC and Middle East / Africa. Confirmed by Brian Miles, Regional Managing Director, this is the latest round of investments the company has made over the last three years.... Read More
  • DHL TO INVEST US$180 MILLION IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

    DHL Supply Chain shared its planned investment for its business in South East Asia to a tune of US$180 million by 2015. The bulk of the investments will go towards investing in new facilities, advanced IT solutions, expansion in transportation and bolstering staff strength and training. These investments will further enhance DHL’s position across the key consumer, retail, automotive, technology industries and grow its business in emerging sectors.... Read More
  • TRIBOTECC CHOOSES QUINTIQ

    Quintiq has announced that Tribotecc GmbH, has chosen Quintiq’s platform for demand and procurement planning and production scheduling.... Read More
  • TOLL’S US$236 MILLION OFFSHORE PETROLEUM SUPPLY BASE IN SINGAPORE

    Toll Group opened its landmark US$236 million Toll Offshore Petroleum Services (TOPS) facility in Loyang, Singapore on the 17th of March. It follows a five year redevelopment that makes TOPS the leading supply base for companies in the marine, offshore and oil and gas industries in the region.... Read More

Strategy & Business

  • COLLABORATING FOR SUCCESS

    BRUCE JACQUEMARD of One Network Enterprise and RACHEL GOH the Vice President of NCS share their thoughts with SYED SHAH on trends in the supply chain and logistics management industry within the cloud.... Read More
  • REACHING OUT THROUGH THE CLOUD

    NEERAJ SHAABI shares TIBCOʼS wide array of solutions permeate through various industries including that of logistics, serving some of the biggest names in the business.... Read More
  • ASIA’S BRIGHT AND CLOUDY FUTURE

    JAMES LAYARD talks about how to build eff ective Pan-Asian supply chains with cloud based services with four billion consumers, sixteen million shops within a single cloud.... Read More

C-Level Conversation

  • GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE

    Global CEO for DHL Supply Chain, BRUCE EDWARDS, shares with SYED SHAH his thoughts on the value of green sustainability for the business and the future of investing in it.... Read More

LOGISTICS LOCATIONS

Track & Trace

Handling & Storage

Software & Systems

  • CHAINING THE BEST VALUE TOGETHER

    Supply chain optimisation provides signifi cant business value across the entire supply chain including forecasting, inventory optimisation, transportation planning, purchase order planning and production planning. By DR. SHEN YU-CHENG... Read More

Last Mile

  • COUNTERING PRICE PRESSURES

    DR. PHILIPP BIERMANN and DR. JOCHEN KRAUSS provide insights into the key results of Simon- Kucherʼs annual Global Pricing Study. With a special focus on the logistics industry, they explain why successful pricing requires management guidance just as much as sales team involvement.... Read More