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Supply Chain Asia - August 16, 2018
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> TOP STORIES
40% of companies with a turnover of less than $2 billion do not have a digital strategy, according to a survey. About 25% of the respondents had digital strategy without governance.
With 265 million people, Indonesia remains the key focus for many brands keen on getting a piece of Southeast Asia’s pie. President Jokowi’s government has been pro-business and has made it somewhat easier for foreign brands.
Singapore-headquartered logistics giant GLP has sold eight assets to its listed Japanese vehicle for ¥84.9bn (€798m).
Retailers and manufacturers are being compelled to embrace hand-held mobile computing devices and real-time data analytics.
> 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
The APAC Procurement Director is responsible for coordinating source to pay activities and strategies across UPS’ APAC region including across all business units within the region.
This position will lead the Operational & Supply Chain functional requirement of CFN Indonesia business.
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