Facts of Transportation in a Logistical perspective: Highlights on some Bangladesh issues:

Introduction: Would like to discuss Transportation issues in the light of Logistics and Supply Chain Management through this article in short. These are terms as understanding transportation, different modes of transportation,  role of infrastructure and policies, various transportation networks, identify some points on trade-offs while designing transportation networks etc. Also discuss some Bangladesh perspective after discuss some general transport issues. Role of Transportation: …

Box Logistics, Containerization, Ports and Shipping network: A Discussion on Global Supply Chain perspective

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Introduction: Cycle Inventory is the average inventory due to production, purchase and also shipping, containerization in lot sizes that are usually larger than those demanded by customers.     Containerization: Maritime import and export flows of general cargo are shipped by containers in most developed areas of this world. So far, 75% of the total cargo carried by …

A Short discussion on Lean, Six Sigma and Kaizen especially in the context of Apparel Supply Chain:

Introduction: Lean manufacturing involves never ending efforts to eliminate or reduce “muda”( Japanese term used to reduce waste, which does not add value to Supply Chain) while make design, manufacturing, distribution and customer service processes in the respective Supply Chain. Lean Manufactory House   Lean Six Sigma: A management approach used for solving problems and improving processes, combining Six …

Cycle View of a Supply Chain

Introduction: The processes in a Supply Chain are usually divided into a series of cycles, each performed in the interface between two interrelated successive stages of a Supply Chain. Supply Chain Stages    Different stages and parties:  Supply Chain consists of all parties. Who are involved directly or indirectly, while fulfill customer request. Not only manufacturers and suppliers, but …

Market Access Initiative for the less developed countries (LDC) and related Issues: A Canada perspective (Part-1)

Introduction: There are terms related with Market Access initiative and Canada tariff facility. While third world countries like Bangladesh want to access in Canada market with their exports they need to know well about those terms. The important terms are mentioned below: Beneficiary Country: A beneficiary country is entitled for General Preferential tariff (GPT), LDC or …

Market Access Initiative for the less developed countries (LDC) and related Issues: A Canada perspective (Part-2)

Introduction: LDCs are countries with poverty, human resource weakness, and economic vulnerability. Which conditions and criteria are reviewed by a UN and Social Council (ECOSOC) committee every three years. In International trade LDCs get some tariff and market access facilities. Canada is also providing some tariff and market access facilities to the LDCs,which includes many third world countries including Bangladesh, a country in the South …

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M.Ikramullah-Sayeed

About Muhammad Ikramullah Sayeed is a Certified Supply Chain Manager and Logistics Professional, Writer, Translator,Team Builder, Blogger, and a son and a father. He is working with a multinational group of company, but his blog and views expressed are his own. Description Muhammad Ikramullah Sayeed has an extensive professional  experience in the field of Logistics and Supply Chain …