Personal Quotes – SMC Weekend Trip to Huangshan

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“I enjoyed the hot springs the most.  It was nice to sit back and relax with our friends and enjoy the hot water running through our sore muscles.” – Ryan Wong (Marketing Manager)

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“Doing a company trip such as this only improves our organization because everyone gets to know one another and we can work efficiently together. If we can climb a mountain as a team then we are more likely to succeed together in the workplace.” – Miko Chen (Direct Marketing Professional)

Miko Chen

“As an international intern at SMC, I had an opportunity to join a fun group of people and get to know an organization inside and out. The hike up the mountain was definitely a challenge but our determination was very strong. I enjoyed getting to know my colleagues the most.” – Jovelle Ward (International Trade Specialist)

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The earth’s natural resources are finite, which means that if we use them continuously, we will eventually exhaust them. This basic observation is undeniable. But, another way of looking at the issue is far more relevant to assessing people’s well-being.

Our exhaustible and unreproducible natural resources, if measured in terms of their prospective contribution to human welfare, can actually increase year after year, perhaps never coming anywhere near exhaustion. How can this be? The answer lies in the fact that the effective stocks of natural resourcesare continually expanded by the same technological developments that have fueled the extraordinary growth in living standards since the Industrial Revolution.

Here we go again with  Innovation advantages: we can state that it actually has increased the productivity of natural resources (e.g., increasing the gasoline mileage of cars). Innovation also increases the recycling of resources and reduces waste in their extraction…

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Interflow Multi-dimensional Crossing Steel Box Girder Bridge (Yangtze River delta)

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Steel box girder bridge offers a path from Chuanshan to Haosifang Road, which is an important component in Daqi inland transport highway, and also important component in national highway system planning project for Ningbo to Jinghua Link.

Its main characteristics are:

1. Span Length of main bridge: 538 meters (6 links; 18 spans)
2. Weight: 5300MT
3. Main Body Structure: steel box structure

Quick facts:

1)      Ningbo is one of Economic centers in south wing of Yangtze River delta, and very significant harbor city in Southeast of the country. As an international modern harbor city, the rise and fall of harbor decides Ningbo City’s future development and destiny.

2)      Chuanshan to Haosifang Road in Ningbo is an important component in Daqi inland transport highway, and also important component in national highway system planning project for Ningbo to Jinghua Link.

3)     …

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SMC explains why Logistics is Fundamental to Supply Chain Success

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Logistics is an essential component of supply chain management. It involves the planning, carrying out and management of goods, services and information from the point of origin to the point of consumption. Logistics aligns the complex pattern of traffic and transportation, shipping and receiving, import and export operations, warehousing, inventory management, purchasing, production planning and customer service. Companies see logistics as a critical blueprint of the supply chain. It is used to manage, coordinate and monitor resources needed to move products in a smooth, timely, cost effective and reliable manner.

How Logistics Can Help Improve Efficiency and Reduce Costs

As the global economy moved into the 21st Century, logistics became a critical part of supply chain management and consumer demand. In less than two decades, logistics management has influenced product movement to meet or exceed consumer demand. Companies saw they could lower costs and increase productivity by managing logistics on…

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