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Supply Chain Asia - April 25, 2018
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> TOP STORIES
Walmart and JD announce Fresh Assemble Initiative | China Fresh Fruit and Produce News — www.producereport.com Called "Fresh Assemble", the initiative is aimed at streamlining Walmart's fresh supply chain and expanding Walmart's offerings of fresh goods available for home delivery.
Although there have been remarkable achievements in forging regional cooperation, integration, and connectivity, there are several challenges that Cambodia needs to overcome.
Vietnam has been trying to develop support industries for 30 years, but is still finding it difficult to squeeze into the global supply chain.
The e-commerce boom and customer demand for same- and next-day delivery have forced e-commerce companies and their 3PLs to adapt to their warehousing needs in Thailand.
S'pore vCargo Cloud to get 60% stake in GTS — www.dealstreetasia.com Gatotkaca Trans Systemindo is based in Jakarta and provides a suite of logistics services such as trucking as well as freight and forwarding services.
Park N Parcel Secures $850K Seed Funding — vulcanpost.com With the funding, Park N Parcel intends to strengthen its core leadership team, scale its clientele base, and expand into Thailand, Hong Kong, and Japan by Q4 this year.
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> UPCOMING EVENTS
The event will examine the latest thinking in DC design and layout; strategies, processes and technology for in-store fulfillment; and strategies for next-day and same-day delivery.
This summit brings together C-level third-party executives, investment community leaders, and technology innovators to network and share cutting-edge concepts for achieving growth in 2018 globally and across Asia.
The Supply Chain Risk Forum will showcase some of the best strategies and approaches towards supply chain risk identification, assessment and management in Singapore and South-East Asia.
> STAT OF THE WEEK
> LATEST POSITIONS
Director, Supply Chain (Shanghai) The Supply Chain Management Director is responsible for SCM strategy development and execution to drive value creation around revenue growth, profit maximization, supply reliability and service to the patients in the China market.
> RESEARCH & SURVEYS
With the support from Toll, we conducted and released the findings of the State of Logistics Thailand Survey. This survey explores key practices and operational benchmarks in key areas of logistics, warehousing and transportation in Thailand.
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