By Peter J. Levesque

The delivery element examines the historic transformation happening in China this day because it evolves from worldwide producer to worldwide customer market. The ebook additional examines the influence this alteration may have at the way forward for retail offer chain administration. The publication is split into 4 key sections. part One: the increase of Chin a examines the amazing ascendancy of China's economic system, domestic Read more...


* This booklet specializes in innovative logistics courses, methods, and applied sciences that might force provide chain innovation within the twenty first century. * contains case studies Read more...

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Kearney collects data on the relative attractiveness of outsourcing locations around the world. T. 3 Attractiveness of Outsourcing Destinations 2004 2009. Lookingatthedatafrom2004 it is clear that India held a wide margin in the attractiveness rankings, well ahead of China and Malaysia, particularly in the category of people, skills and availability. T. 4 Attractiveness of Outsourcing Destinations 2009 C03 03/31/2011 11:33:55 Page 32 32 THE SHIPPING POINT Looking at these same data points five years later in 2009, we can see China gaining ground with regard to its attractiveness as an outsourcing destination.

One of the key human resource issues for international companies doing business in China will be convincing managers and engineers to move away from the mega cities and into the hinterland. Because social security and pension payments are managed by each municipality in China, those benefits do not transfer with workers when they relocate. 5 Resolving this talent location dilemma is where the concept of business process outsourcing (BPO) in China will play such a critical role. BUSINESS PROCESS OUTSOURCING (BPO) IN CHINA Daniel Pink, author of A Whole New Mind—Why Right Brainers Will Rule the Future, observes that business process outsourcing (BPO) is now expanding into the realm of the white-collar worker.

In addition Hong Kong has no sales tax and no capital gains tax, making the SAR a very attractive place to live and work. Hong Kong’s ocean cargo terminals and airport facility infrastructure are state of the art. 7 million tons of airfreight and 47 million passengers. Ninety airlines operate over 5,700 flights a week to more than 150 destinations. 5 million TEUs (20-foot equivalent units) in 2008 and its cargo terminals remain among the most efficient port operations in the world. For its part, the Hong Kong government considers transportation and logistics to be one of the four economic pillars of the SAR, placing a high level of priority on policies and initiatives that promote the industry.

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