Archive for the ‘China Logistics’ Category

Sichuan Community Flower Containers. Delivered and Installed

Thursday, December 17, 2009 5:38 Comments Off on Sichuan Community Flower Containers. Delivered and Installed

Just a quick celebratory note to announce that after a nearly 18 months of planning, designing, funding, and pushing.. the first Hands On Chengdu Community Flower project has been delivered to site and installed. A lot of people to thank – Joyce, Vivian, John, Fang Hui, Conyee, Conlyn, Milan, Holger and many others whom not […]

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Behind the Scenes of Shanghai’s Express Deliveries

Wednesday, December 16, 2009 8:39 12 Comments

One of the things that fascinated me most about this city was its express delivery network, a service that I had used quite often to send letters/ packages across town, but paid little attention to as the people behind it seem quite decentralized and rarely cared to say anymore more than “sign here”. Then, a […]

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Reorders Finally Catching Up?

Monday, November 16, 2009 7:56 5 Comments

A quick note from a friend at one of the large freight forwarders leads me to believe that we are in the initial phases of a restocking: I don’t know what’s going on, everyone, needs everything yesterday and no capacity in the market…. total boom… Anyone else seeing signs that Dongguan is about to have […]

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If I Could Redeisgn the People’s Square Metro Station

Thursday, November 12, 2009 1:44 12 Comments

Over the years, I have learned few lessons that I would say are more important than avoiding the People’s Square Metro interchange during rush hour. It is perhaps one of the most congested metro stops I have ever had to pass through during rush hour, and unlike in other countries where a basic respect of […]

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Take Part in the Green Supply Chain Survey

Thursday, November 5, 2009 1:36 Comments Off on Take Part in the Green Supply Chain Survey

Following my presentation (click here to view) yesterday at the Supply Chain Council’s 2009 CHaINA conference, I received the below email inviting companies to participate in their annual green supply chain survey. Working closely with the council for the last few years on CSR and sustainability, I encourage you to take the 10 minutes to […]

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Upcoming Event: CHaINA ’09

Saturday, October 31, 2009 19:39 Comments Off on Upcoming Event: CHaINA ’09

Just a quick heads up for those of you in the logistics/ supply chain field who will be in Shanghai this week. On Wednesday the 4th, the Supply Chain Council’s yearly event CHaINA will be going on all day at the Zhongshan Park Renaissance Hotel, and I highly recommend taking the time to attend (agenda […]

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China Logistics News: September 1, 2009

Tuesday, September 1, 2009 8:20 Comments Off on China Logistics News: September 1, 2009

Logistics Cosco Pacific Sells Logistics Stake; Profit Falls Is the freight market recovering? AMB Opens New Logistics Facility in Dalian Redhead launches new China service Port Rapid expansion of port cities Tianjin Port Development posts losses of HK$15.9 mln in H1 Container ports boom in China Cargo throughput ekes out small rise Water Steel carriers […]

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China Logistics News: August 25, 2009

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 1:18 1 Comment

Logistics K+N secures Shanghai deal Macquarie and Everbright Plan Joint China Funds Tibet’s largest logistics center starts operation Warehouse operators expand in China Port Yantian port opens first inland depot Water New air/sea links planned between Thailand and Guangxi, China Output up 33.7% at domestic shipyards Shipping firms given break from spills Air China Eastern […]

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