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Supply Chain Asia - August 23, 2018
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> TOP STORIES
As a company owner, the reputational and financial risk from your supply chain will always be present - but do you know the extent of the risk?
Apple has kept expanding the presence of China partners in the supply chains for iPhone, iPad and MacBook devices seeking to effectively reduce production cost.
After raising US$100 million in series C funding, Lalamove has ventured into the Malaysia market, testing its services in Kuala Lumpur since June.
SAP is working with more than two dozen produce, pharmaceutical, tech and shipping companies on an automated blockchain-based supply chain tracking system .
Freight forwarders in Thailand are preparing for a busy peak season for ocean shipments. The market will soon start ramping-up.
Ryde will launch an express courier service in Singapore on September 3, in an attempt to stake a claim in the city-state’s last-mile logistics segment before larger rival Grab.
> UPCOMING EVENTS
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
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This position will lead the Operational & Supply Chain functional requirement of CFN Indonesia business. This includes Environmental, Health and Safety, and strategic planning.
LAST BUT NOT LEAST
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