Understanding the ASEAN market

The Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) comprises Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, The Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Giving the ASEAN region a combined GDP of US$3.3 trillion (in 2011) and a population of more than 600 million people (Source IMF). Though the 10 ASEAN countries are small when compared to […]

Logistics opportunities in Thailand

Thailand, officially know as the Kingdom of Thailand, is a newly industrialized economy and the second largest in South East Asia. Thailand is recognized by the world Bank as “one of the great development success stories” in social and development indicators. Thailands geographical location gives it a unique advantage to becoming a future world logistics […]

WA Roll Out – Chain of Responsibility Briefing Sessions

The national model ‘Road Transport Reform’ (Compliance and Enforcement) Bill also known as Chain of Responsibility was introduced in WA in May 2012.  The legislation has now been passed and regulations, including fines and enforcement will come into effect March 2014. WA officials expect the introduction of this legislation to improve road safety, logistics practices […]

The Logistics of Risk – Project Stakeholder Management

Supply Chain Management is the management of upstream and downstream relationships, with customers, suppliers, and key stakeholders in order to increase value and reduce cost for all members of the supply chain. (Martin Christopher – Emeritus Professor of Marketing & Logistics at Cranfield School of Management, Cranfield University, 2005). Professor Christopher eloquently describes the critical role […]