July – August 2014


Editors Comment

  • LETTER FROM THE (NEW) EDITOR

    You probably noticed that this page is sporting a new photo. That’s me in the picture, and I’m thrilled to be joining Logistics Insight Asia as the new editor.... Read More

ADVERTORIAL

Industry News

Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

  • LogiSYM015

    The second Supply Chain Symposium and Summit will be held in March 2015.... Read More

Strategy & Business

  • THE EMERGING SUPPLY CHAIN

    Global business is at a crossroads and volatility has emerged as a systemic condition. Disruption occurs at any time, often with unprecedented magnitude, and there are no longer discrete sets of risk events with periods of stability in between. TOBIAS LARSSON explains.... Read More

Track & Trace

  • CONTROLLING VOLATILITY IN LOGISTICS

    In a world of volatility and increasing supply chain complexity, being smart about transportation planning provides more than just a competitive advantage – it can be essential to business success. By ROBERT F. BYRNE.... Read More

Software & Systems

  • MAKING SENSE OF DATA

    SCOTT GILLIES of Manhattan Associates gives his thoughts on meeting end-to-end needs of customers and the use of technology to maximise business potential.... Read More
  • GOING BEYOND LEGACY SYSTEMS

    With retailers facing some tough decisions, the demands and complexity of competing across multiple channels have placed a critical reliance on supply chain functionality. The agility and resilience of IT resources is now core to achieving customer satisfaction and future business growth. SCOTT GILLIES explores whether retailers can ensure long-term profi tability under the constraints of legacy systems.... Read More
  • Making Right Choices

    Jonathan Kwok and David Houser show how e-commerce companies can leverage supply chain technology to grow and succeed.... Read More

Last Mile

  • BEST PRACTICES IN PROCUREMENT

    In a global business context, the role of the Asia-Pacifi c region will be vital to the success of the worldʼs economy with its robust, well-managed supply chains which are, in turn, a vital component for success. DAVID NOBLE explains.... Read More

CEO SERIES

  • BUSINESS SENSE OF THE SUPPLY CHAIN

    Raymon Krishnan, Stephanie Krishnan and Joe Lombardo look at how to deploy a suitable supply chain structure into the business model, irrespective of size, market sector or the goods or services involved in the Part 2 of the six-part CEO Series.... Read More