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Supply Chain Asia - August 10, 2018
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> TOP STORIES
Will US-China trade war alter global value chains? — www.atimes.com China says the United States has waged a trade war, while America’s intelligence agency is now terming it as a China-led cold war.
Smart Warehouses Hastens E-Commerce in China — www.wsj.com China’s e-commerce giants are starting to build a new crop of smart warehouses that can keep up with the surging growth of the world’s largest online retail sales market.
Once a tranquil seaside enclave in southwestern Cambodia, Sihanoukville, or Kompong Som, has turned into a paradise for Chinese investors.
Logos has agreed to buy a site in Singapore to redevelop into an e-commerce logistics hub worth SGD270m (€170m). Construction at 4 Pandan Crescent will commence in 2019.
With services on the blockchain, Yojee sells its software to logistics companies to help them stay on top of the digital age.
Logistics on-demand service GoGoVan became Hong Kong’s first billion-dollar startup via a merger last year, and now is doubling down on growth after raising $250 million.
> UPCOMING EVENTS
The E-Commerce Logistics Forum is Vietnam's leading conference that focuses entirely on the most important trends and developments in e-commerce logistics, distribution and fulfillment in domestic intra-country omni-channel retail.
Rail Logistics Forum, September 4 (Shanghai) The Rail Logistics Forum brings together supply chain and logistics professionals for networking, learning and high level debate, as the rail freight industry’s leaders come together to debate the latest trends and solutions available.
Digital Supply Chain Leadership Forum, September 6 (Shanghai) The Digital Supply Chain Leadership Forum will create a valuable opportunity for business leaders to actively engage with supply chain and logistics executives from Shanghai and around China.
LogTech Forum, September 26 (Hong Kong) The LogTech Forum is a compact interactive forum focused on the new influential, disruptive and innovative companies that are redefining supply chain and logistics services and solutions in Asia.
> STAT OF THE WEEK
> LATEST POSITIONS
Supply Chain Director, Asia Pacific Cummins Inc. is an American Fortune 500 corporation that designs, manufactures, and distributes engines, filtration, and power generation products.
PepsiCo, Inc. is an American multinational food, snack, and beverage corporation headquartered in Purchase, New York. PepsiCo has interests in the manufacturing, marketing, and distribution of grain-based snack foods, and beverages.
The eMobility Director of Advanced Supply Chain is responsible for leading global supply chain strategy and sourcing activities. In this role, you will define, communicate and execute a global sourcing strategy.
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