The Essential Guide to Transportation and Logistics

Vol XVII No. 404, Sep 17 - Oct 7, 2018
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Sep 17 - Oct 7, 2018
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The Asian Games 2018 hosted in Jakarta and Palembang has appointed ECU Worldwide Indonesia as their official logistics partner. Working alongside INASGOC (Indonesia Asian Games Organising Committee) and OCA (Olympic Council of Asia) ECU Worldwide Indonesia shall be responsible for taking care of the freight logistics, temporary imports, shipments under ATA Carnet, end to end logistics, re-exports after the games are over for the Asian Games including the Closing Ceremony. Asian Games are held in Jakarta and Palembang from 18th August till 2nd September 2018.
Shipping
MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A., along with 2M alliance partner Maersk Line, today announce a new strategic cooperation with ZIM to improve services for shippers moving cargo between Asia and the U.S. East Coast (USEC).
Economies - Regulations
Fiscal Year 2018 Sets Record with $20.5 Billion in Finance for Country-Level Climate Action
Logistics & Forwarding
APL Logistics, now of Scottsdale, Arizona, has become the latest member of the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA), promising to transform the supply chain.
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The Port of Charleston’s South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) posted a three per cent year-on-year container volume growth to a record 2.2 million TEU in just completed fiscal 2018.
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The Manila International Container Terminal (MICT) has upgraded to the N4 3.4, the newest version of the Navis terminal operating system, its parent, International Container Terminals Service Inc (ICTSI), has announced.
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Transportation
NileDutch Connects Indonesia to West Africa and the World
NileDutch and Samudera Indonesia came to an agreement in December 2015 for a Principal – Agent Agreement. As spelled out in NileDutch’s slogan: The Africa Connection, as agent, Samudera Indonesia is expected to achieve sizable market share on all exports to West Africa from Indonesia.
Logistics & Supply Chain
Schaefer - Scalability As An Important Deciding Factor
SSI SCHAEFER implemented another fleet of WEASEL automated guided vehicles for the fashion logistics service provider NextLevel Logistik® GmbH. They are used in the picking environment of a hanging goods warehouse.
Craft
PT. Global Advindo Pratama Group Makes Various Acrylic Products Specifically Designed for Advertising in Indonesia
The company can produce almost anything made from acrylic for promotional needs, including advertisements and hobby materials, such as tool boxes and neon boxes and even motor vehicle accessories, like number plates, but its main focus is on promotional items, which includes all types of customized school awards, among others.
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Tenaka Budiman - Supply Chain Management for Modern Electronic Retailer
Businesses involved in retail are known as being part of a downstream industry as they maintain contact directly with end customers. Retail businesses operate much like those in many other industries where sales and profit are the main focuses. They also characteristically strive to maintain a careful balance between supply and demand by keeping enough back stock to minimize lost sales opportunities but not so much that storage costs start eating into profits.
Packaging
Etracopack Creates Unique and Durable Packaging Machines to Help Local Businesses Save Time and Increase Efficiency
The company is able to make a wide variety of different machines for diverse industries, including food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and chemical companies. They can also manufacture specialized packaging machines designed for automatic charging, pharmaceutical syrups and tablet packs, among others.
Craft
Terampil Creates Fiber Based Dolls and Handicrafts of Unique Artistic Value
P.T. Terampil first started in 2011 when the owner decided to take the plunge into the world of fashion but did not know exactly how. At the time, there was a demand for mannequin style dolls.
Transportation
KMTC: On the Way to Becoming the Leading Shipping Line in Asia and Beyond
KMTC is committed to providing the best services as its mission and vision, KMTC’s service coverage areas in 2016 includes Korea, Japan, China, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Thailand, the Philippines, Taiwan, India, the Middle East, Russia, Sri Lanka, the UAE, Malaysia, Singapore and Bangladesh. Meanwhile, the most common commodities handled by KMTC in Indonesia are textiles, palm oil products, rubber, wooden products, automotive and spare parts, foodstuff and chemicals.
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Mr. Tenaka Budiman

Supply Chain Management for Modern Electronic Retailer (Part 1)

Businesses involved in retail are known as being part of a downstream industry as they maintain contact directly with end customers. Retail businesses operate much like those in many other industries where sales and profit are the main focuses. They also characteristically strive to maintain a careful balance between supply and demand by keeping enough back stock to minimize lost sales opportunities but not so much that storage costs start eating into profits.

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