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Supply Chain Asia - July 16, 2018
Welcome to the latest issue of Supply Chain Asia, an easy way to stay updated on supply chain and logistics in Asia in one quick newsletter. As always, we welcome your comments - so please drop us a note with your suggestions. Also, please feel free to forward this email to your colleagues or ask them to register here. Enjoy the read this week!
> TOP STORIES
US-China Trade War Causing Supply Chain Delays — footwearnews.com Those wondering what effect the U.S.-China trade war will have on supply chains are getting an early look as the tariffs go into effect.
TOKYO -- The most damaging rainfall in three decades has killed more than 120 people and brought businesses and transport to a halt in western Japan.
Japan's largest package delivery company has set up a US$500,000 joint venture in Myanmar to specialize in Thai-Myanmar cross-border trade and small-cargo delivery.
HNA Sells Singapore Warehouses to Mapletree Logistics Trust — www.mingtiandi.com HNA Group's CWT unit has agreed to sell a set of five Singapore warehouses to Mapletree Logistics Trust for S$730 million ($535 million).
SINGAPORE-based logistics and selling platform Anchanto has raised US$4 million in the first round of its ongoing Series C investment.
> UPCOMING EVENTS
Supply Chain Planning & Forecasting Forum, July 18 (Jakarta) This exclusive forum will help companies to achieve a transition from simple forecast to S&OP by looking closely at blockers of change, incorporation of financial analysis and cross-functional alignment.
The E-Commerce Logistics Forum (also known as eLog) is Indonesia's leading conference that focuses entirely on the most important trends and developments in e-commerce logistics, distribution and fulfillment.
Supply Chain Planning Forum, August 1 (Manila) This exclusive forum will help companies to achieve a transition from simple forecast to S&OP by looking closely at blockers of change, incorporation of financial analysis and cross-functional alignment.
> MEMBER FEATURE
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> STAT OF THE WEEK
> LATEST POSITIONS
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> 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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