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  1. Age of globalisation brings added risks

    Posted Sep 20th 2008, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... A focus on the latest trends in manufacturing, merchandising and purchasing with John Cremer Supply chain management is now far more complex and buyers need to co-operate with suppliers every step of the way The era of globalisation has brought major changes in sourcing patterns and supply lines in virtually every industry, prompting the need for companies to assess ...

  2. The one-stop apparel complex that Luen Thai built

    Posted Mar 18th 2006, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... and took the decision to establish its own 'supply chain city' in Fenggang, on the outskirts of Dongguan, covering about 1.4 million sq ft and employing about 7,000 staff. The facility ... or even the designs.' Mr Sauceda said that some of the bigger overseas importers were increasingly shifting responsibilities to the manufacturing end of the supply chain. They expected ...

  3. Strategy equips staff with skills to stand alone

    Posted Apr 29th 2006, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... John Cremer As it grew, Toys 'R' Us ran an in-house sales culture scheme to empower managers to work independently A KEY SKILL FOR ANY leader is the ability to take a step back ... of an in-house sales culture programme. Its focus was to equip managers with the knowledge and skills to work more independently and in parallel to give customers a unique experience in the stores. ...

  4. Four directions towards road to success

    Posted Sep 26th 2008, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... By concentrating on key industries and paying attention to detail, the logistics company has grown at a profitable pace, writes John Cremer Acommon trait among supply chain executives ... it offered the chance to provide complex supply chain solutions for individual customers by linking suppliers, factories, warehouses and perhaps hundreds of pick-up and delivery points via ...

  5. Calming influence

    Posted Sep 22nd 2009, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... and music. With one, the fascination came from studying concepts such as supply and demand, and equilibrium pricing, which seemed to have such immediate relevance to aspects of everyday life. ... there was a stint first in the housing department and then with the trade and industry branch. This involved work on the initial proposal for the 1990s extension of the Convention and Exhibition Centre ...

  6. The writing's on the wall

    Posted Jan 17th 2009, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... from the mainland's massive stimulus programme, Mr Qu's verdict was 'not much'. He noted that most of the money was earmarked for investment in railways, public housing ... respects, he added, the talent shortage in Asia had not fundamentally changed, so employers and employees had to be far-sighted in terms of the relative supply and demand for specific skill sets. ...

  7. Pioneer with a noble purpose

    Posted Aug 08th 2009, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... better and, for me, I also feel there is a responsibility to be a role model and inspiration for others.' Ms Wong runs a multifunctional group that includes finance, marketing, sales, supply ... demanding in meeting business needs and very caring for our people, and hope to be able to give some inspiration.' When speaking to in-house groups or wider audiences, she aims to convey ...

  8. The true cost of China labour

    Posted Jan 26th 2005, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... boom has been the ready supply of low-cost labour. However, times are changing, with average urban salaries in China rising faster than anywhere in Asia and employers restructuring packages ... and allowances to cover mobile phone expenses, meals, housing and travel. 'If you looked at overall pay practices in China in the past 10 to 15 years, you would see low base pay but up to 30 types ...



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