Cold chain and digital supply chain are the main focus of this year's second run of Supply Chain trilogy, which will feature two half-day events that aim to impart key learning and strategies on how to transform and future-proof businesses in today.
Over the last few years, there has been an increase in the number of cold chain logistics facilities in the Philippines driven by high domestic consumption, and the ongoing shift in consumer habits. This rapid increase requires better infrastructure and the need to minimize supply chain risks in order to maximimze the growth potential.
With the digital revolution taking over every aspect of life, supply chain and logistics also need to keep up, or they will be left in the dust of innovation. By integrating technology into these business aspects, enterprises can save time and expenses. Gadgets Magazine speaks with AEB's MD and GM Asia Pacific about the Internet of Things (IoT) entering the supply chain landscape.
In this interview with Mr. Markus Meissner, Managing Director of AEB, Business Mirror talks about the intense competition among various sectors to get the best possible manpower in the information-technology (IT) sector.
For businesses to realize the benefits of greater supply chain visibility and better processes, cross-functional knowledge transfer and regular information sharing is - both within a company and between partners - is crucial.
Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems are the backbone of many businesses. Users are largely satisfied with their solutions but the level of satisfaction varies widely depending on which part of the business the system supports. Many companies face a dilemma, especially when it comes to supporting their own logistics and foreign trade operations: Is it better to model the processes in the ERP system or turn to best-of-breed solutions?
Is the popular term ‘big data’ all hype and no substance? The definition of the highly-evolving term is now so broad that it could be used to describe the simplest of data analytics. Today, the number of daily searches on Google for ‘big data’ has increased twelvefold in the span of just 4 years. But it does not necessarily mean that the technology behind the term will go out together with it. Big data technology will have the opportunity to become more clearly defined than ever.
The automotive industry is both complex and fast paced, with about 25 vehicles produced every minute in ASEAN alone. Supplying this fast moving and high spec industry means being subject to some of the strictest shipping requirements. In an effort to cope with these challenges, Stabilus uses AEB's Transport & Freight Management software to improve their shipping quality and customer service.
Modern warehouse management systems (WMS) have the flexibility to manage the challenges of complex supply chain ecosystems. Frans Kok, General Manager, AEB (Asia Pacific) takes a closer look at the warehouse as the "heart of the supply chain" and gives recommendations on what businesses should consider before choosing a new WMS.
Thomas Halliday, General Manager, AEB (Asia Pacific) giving insights on trends influencing the global supply chain industry. Focusing on achieving supply chain excellence and creating values to the customers, some of the forward-thinking companies have already adapted themselves to these trends...