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Orchestrating the Supply Chain Platforms

The supply chain today is becoming globalized where multiple parties are involved in the manufacturing value chain from order fulfillment to delivery. Companies pursuing growth will have to strategize to deal with this emerging global trend and complexity that promises quicker lead times, increased options and expanded product portfolios.

According to insights from McKinsey, by the year 2020, 80% of the goods (compared to 20% today) will be manufactured in a country different from where they are consumed. However, the US-China trade war and protectionist stance adopted by some countries have impacted global the supply chain significantly. Multi-national companies are now diversifying and re-evaluating their sourcing and manufacturing strategies to mitigate the impact the tariffs have in their overall production and supply chain costs.

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Daniel Lin Bangzheng, ASCP
Daniel Lin Bangzheng, ASCP
Daniel Lin has substantive years of experience in management consulting and investments covering various areas relating to logistics, procurement, and supply chain. He has a keen interest in innovative models and emerging technologies relating to maritime port, logistics and trade financing. Daniel holds a Master degree of Applied Commerce from the University of Melbourne and Bachelor degree from the University of Queensland. He is a member of the Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management (SIPMM). Daniel completed the Graduate Diploma in Supply Chain Management (GDSCM) on January 2020 at SIPMM Institute.

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