November – December 2013


Editors Comment

  • Over Troubled Skies

    These days the governments around the world have become more aware about the whole concept of air cargo security and compliance.... Read More

Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

  • Asia Pacific Supply Chain Symposium & Summit 2014

    The region’s first Supply Chain Symposium and Summit focused on bridging concepts, practice and technology in supply chain management, to real world implementation and benefits that result in increased supply chain pipeline velocity, profitability and performance is well on it’s way to becoming reality.... Read More

Strategy & Business

C-Level Conversation

  • Beyond The Program

    BOB FARRELL, CEO and President of Kewill has a chat with Syed Shah about his aspirations, plans and how important it is to “glocalise” Kewill in order to understand customers better.... Read More

EVENT ANALYSIS

  • China Forum: Unlocking China

    Despite being seen as fragmented, China’s logistics landscape looks set to change drastically within the next few years.... Read More
  • Air Cargo Forum: The Sky’s The Limit

    In turbulent times, the forum discusses the methods needed for the Asian airfreight market to stay afloat.... Read More
  • Being The Super-Connector

    The third edition of the Asian Logistics & Maritime Conference (ALMC) that drew a large international audience which included 1,500 logistics providers and users, saw much of the focus centre around intra-Asian trade and the rise of e-commerce. SYED SHAH reports from Hong Kong.... Read More

Track & Trace

Software & Systems

Last Mile

  • Charting The Right Path

    Won‐Jun Lee explores the option of mergers and acquisitions and if it is an ideal choice for freight and logistics companies’ expansion.... Read More

Industry News

  • FIATA 2013: Logistics Opportunities In Singapore

    The 44th World Congress of the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) – FIATA Singapore 2013 – hosted by Singapore Logistics Association (SLA) was held at the Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre, gathering some 800 delegates from freight forwarding and logistics companies from 72 countries. Singapore’s Minister for Transport Mr Lui Tuck Yew graced the official opening ceremony as the guest-of-honour and expounded on the growth opportunities in Asia and Singapore’s proposition as the ideal launching pad to seize opportunities in the region in his opening speech.... Read More
  • Global RFID Market to Reach US$7.88 Billion in 2013

    According to a new RFID sector survey by IDTechEx Research, the RFID market will increase from US$6.98 billion in 2012 to US$7.88 billion this year, and will reach US$23.4 billion in 2020. This includes tags, readers and software/services for RFID cards, labels, fobs and all other form factors – for both passive and active RFID. The market for RFID has grown steadily despite the economic meltdown due to the diverse nature of its applications from tagging retail apparel to transport ticketing to animals.... Read More
  • Logistics Companies Pa rtner Around Relief for the Philippines

    Logistics companies Agility, Maersk, TNT Express, and UPS are offering vital warehousing, transport, and logistics support in the current emergency in the Central Philippines, to ensure that critical relief supplies reach those affected by Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda. The four companies make up the Logistics Emergency Teams (LETs), a cross-company partnership that supports humanitarian relief efforts during natural disasters.... Read More
  • IBM InterConnect 2013: A New Era of Smart

    Information will become the new natural resource for the 21st century, IBM’s chairwoman, President and CEO, Ginni Rometty said at the company’s global conference, InterConnect 2013, which was held in October in Singapore.... Read More
  • Ceva rolls out advanced aerospace area at new logistics centre in Singapore

    Ceva Logistics has introduced a new aerospace storage area at its recently opened logistics centre in Singapore. The 1,200 sqm advanced aerospace storage area is housed within the multi-user warehouse located at Tampines LogisPark.... Read More
  • Asian Logistics and Maritime Conference Sees Impressive Turnout

    The Asian Logistics and Maritime Conference (ALMC) was held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) in early November. Among them were delegations from Cambodia, Canada, Indonesia, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Namibia, Pakistan, Taiwan, Thailand and the United States. The program focused on centralised industry themes affecting logistics and underlines the value of HK as a hub for the logistics and maritime sectors.... Read More

LOGISTICS LOCATIONS

  • Innovation through cooperation

    Singapore’s ability to diversify successfully in the biomedical sector is because of the right ecosystem it has built for biomedical companies to thrive.... Read More
  • Singapore Leading The Way

    Despite being ranked by the World Bank’s Logistics Performance Index as being the current number one in the world in terms of logistics and trade performance, Singapore does not look to be letting up anytime soon across the different verticals according to Kelvin Wong.... Read More