June – August 2015


Industry News

C-Level Conversation

  • SOUTHEAST ASIA: A VITAL GEOGRAPHICAL LINK

    As companies in the region shift their focus from domestic to international markets, their cross-border trade will most likely grow in size and complexity, as will logistics requirements and exposure to supply chain-related risks. ELAINE LOW, CEVA Logisticsʼ EVP for South East Asia, sat down with Logistics Insight Asia to talk about growth opportunities and managing volatility in the current economy. Excerpts:... Read More

Track & Trace

Software & Systems

  • 7 WAREHOUSE WASTES TO ELIMINATE

    The optimised setup of a WMS and MHE reinforces better warehouse management via a ʻvirtuous circleʼ, writes BRUCE MYERS.... Read More
  • INTEGRATE SUSTAINABILITY INTO YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN

    Supply chain planning helps manufacturers minimise their carbon footprint while maximising the value of their assets for long-term sustainability and profi tability, writes LAURA ROKOHL.... Read More
  • FROM BIG DATA TO BIG CALCULATIONS

    KRIS KOSMALA, Quintiqʼs vice president for Asia-Pacifi c, sheds light on big data analytics and KPI-based planning solutions.... Read More
  • SOFTWARE’S ROLE IN ORDER PICKING

    The trend toward individualization continues, and with it the diff erentiation and diversity of the products and services on off er. This development presents the logistics industry – order picking, in particular – with big challenges. ABBAS JAMALIAN, chief software developer at Kardex Software GmbH, outlines the potential off ered by software.... Read More

Strategy & Business

  • THREE DECADES OF BUSINESS & SERVICE

    Speedmark Singapore, an international freight forwarding and logistics service provider, recently celebrated its 30th anniversary at Mandarin Orchard, Singapore. Logistics Insight Asia caught up with PAUL TEO, VP of South Asia Centre, for a chat over the companyʼs future plans in the APAC region and beyond.... Read More
  • SUPPLY CHAIN GETS PERSONAL

    As Asia graduates from the omni-channel era, we see a trend of moving from a Ê»needs-basedʼ to Ê»wants-basedʼ purchasing – the birth of what is called Ê»personal supply chainʼ. By GARETH JUDE and CHARLIE MACDONALD.... Read More
  • MAKING B2B E-COMMERCE HAPPEN

    By 2020, B2B e-commerce is expected to outstrip B2C e-commerce by a factor of two, reaching nearly US$7 trillion in annual sales. By ZVI SCHREIBER.... Read More

Editor's Comment

  • SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE SUPPLY CHAINS

    Never before have supply chain risk management and the corresponding need for transparency in global supply chains attracted as much attention on high political levels as it did at the latest G7 Summit held in Germany.... Read More