May – June 2014


Industry News

  • MENLO OPENS SECOND HUB IN SINGAPORE

    Menlo Logistics has opened its latest warehousing and distribution management centre at the Benoi Sector in Singapore in May. The new 50,000 sqm Benoi centre brings the company’s footprint in Singapore to eight facilities totaling 219,700 sqm. From Menlo’s standpoint, the opening of the hub demonstrates its commitment to investing in the growing market for distribution services in Singapore, and the country’s rising prominence as a strategic logistics hub for Asia.... Read More
  • DHL TO OPEN WAREHOUSE FACILITY AT TAMPINES LOGISPARK IN SINGAPORE

    DHL Supply Chain held a groundbreaking ceremony at Singapore’s Tampines LogisPark to unveil the blueprint of DHL Supply Chain’s Advanced Regional Centre, an integrated build-to-suit (BTS) logistics warehouse facility boasting an investment of more than S$160 million.... Read More
  • SINGAPORE MANUFACTURING OUTPUT UP IN MARCH

    Singapore’s manufacturing output grew a stronger-than-expected 12.1 percent in March from a year ago according to news reports.... Read More
  • CHINA E-COMMERCE NEEDS BETTER LOGISTICS SUPPORT

    According to news reports, Alibaba’s plans for a giant initial public offering in New York highlight vast potential for ecommerce in China – and the weak link the logistics industry must fix if explosive growth projections are to be reached.... Read More

Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Strategy & Business

CEO SERIES

  • MANAGING SUPPLY CHAIN COMPLEXITIES

    Business leaders fi nd it diffi cult to manage their supply chains eff ectively. Is it really due to the complexity of the supply chain or is there something more fundamental within the organisation that needs to be addressed? STEPHANIE KRISHNAN, JOE LOMBARDO and RAYMON KRISHNAN look into this.... Read More

Track & Trace

  • TECHNOLOGY AT WORK

    Using Optical Character Recognition (OCR) and Optical Character Verification (OCV) technology, machines – in the retail, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, and food and beverage industries – can monitor supply chains in real time.... Read More
  • GETTING THE CLEAR PICTURE

    Greater visibility into supply chains is possible with the use of image-based code readers. DIDIER LACROIX explains.... Read More

SPECIAL FEATURE

Software & Systems

Editors Comment

  • THIS WILL (NOT) WORK

    In the weekends leading up to this issue, I have been catching up with some non-fiction reading of an old interest of mine – World War military history.... Read More