March – April 2014


Editors Comment

  • RENAISSANCE OF LOGISTICS

    Asia is fast growing into a cosmopolitan habitat and frankly I have lost count on the number of holiday seasons that we have here.... Read More

Industry News

  • RFID MARKET GROWS 17 PERCENT IN ONE YEAR

    New research conducted by IDTechEx finds that the RFID market – including tags, readers, software and services, for passive and active RFID – will grow from $7.88 billion in 2013 to $9.2 billion in 2014. Most growth is due to active RFID/RTLS systems, interrogators, and then tags, in terms of total money spent.... Read More
  • SUPPLY CHAIN REFORMS: THE RIGHT PATH TO INCREASED GLOBAL TRADE

    A report released by the World Economic Forum, in collaboration with Bain & Company, indicated that urgent implementation of the Bali trade accords and deeper behind-the-border reform is needed to sustainably meet world food demand, and foster industrial development, according to Enabling Trade: From Valuation to Action.... Read More
  • BEUMER TO SHOWCASE SOLUTIONS AT CEMAT 2014

    The Beumer Group is showcasing several new solutions at CeMAT 2014.... Read More
  • MENLO TO OPEN FACILITY IN MALAYSIA

    Menlo Logistics has announced the opening of the new Shah Alam Section 15 warehouse in Selangor, Malaysia.... Read More
  • ASIA MANUFACTURERS ENDED 2013 STRONGLY

    News reports have shown that Asia’s manufacturing sector ended 2013 on a “strong note”, with expansion hitting multi- year highs in export-driven Japan and Taiwan, but signs of moderation in China raise concerns about the outlook for 2014.... Read More

Strategy & Business

  • IoT AND THE FUTURE OF 3PLS

    KEVIN TAYLOR takes a look at what lies ahead for 3PLs and how the movement of goods and communications networks will transcend to a new level with the IoT.... Read More
  • SMARTER, FASTER, SIMPLER - IoT FOR LOGISTICS

    In the logistics business of today and for tomorrow, the market place has transformed into a highly competitive one and companies need to stay ahead of the game and innovate for growth. By DEREK MAGGS, DANIEL FAULK and JOHANN SCHACHTNER.... Read More

C-Level Conversation

  • INTELLIGENCE BEHIND SUCCESS

    FABIEN GIORDANO shares his thoughts on risk management, business intelligence and the importance of entrepreneurship in the road to success with Syed Shah.... Read More

Handling & Storage

Software & Systems

  • LIGHT IN THE CLOUD

    The global logistics industry is highly competitive, with cost and effi ciency as key drivers but it was only until recently that cloud has become a major diff erentiator for logistics companies. WILLIAM LAWS explains.... Read More

Last Mile

  • CAPTURING THE ADVANTAGE

    Asia Pacifi c manufacturers who utilise transportation management software are rewarded with better internal visibility and greater collaboration, says HELEN MASTERS.... Read More

Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

  • LogiSYM 2014

    LogiSYM is 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.... Read More