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Supply Chain Asia - May 18, 2018
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> TOP STORIES
Counterfeit luxury goods are big business in China. Together, China and Hong Kong are estimated to be the source of 86% of the world’s counterfeit goods.
China tech giants bet on untangling logistics of Indonesian e-commerce — www.reuters.com Chinese tech firms, including Lazada’s top investor, Alibaba Group Holding, have poured at least $6 billion into nearly every aspect of Indonesian e-commerce.
Building IKEA Southeast Asia’s integrated sustainability efforts — scandasia.com Lars Svensson is on a mission to make sure his current sustainability role will no longer be needed once his task is completed.
Gravity was founded in 2014 by Graham Parker and Darren Palfrey and has offices in Hong Kong and Singapore.
VersaFleet offers a SaaS transport management solution that automates modern supply chains with route optimisation, electronic proof-of-delivery, etc.
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> UPCOMING EVENTS
Best strategies and approaches towards supply chain risk identification, assessment and management in Singapore and South-East Asia.
With dozens of logistics, inventory, spare parts, after sales experts congregating at one-place-one-time, this is a must attend event for all logistics professionals.
Indirect Procurement Forum (Singapore) This unique forum is where you can find out how to cut costs and achieve organizational excellence from strategic sourcing to spend management initiatives, with proven strategies from your peers real-life lessons.
LogTech Forum (Bangkok) 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
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.
Reporting to Vice President, Regional Supply Chain Services Asia Pacific, the incumbent will: Lead and coordinate strategic and conceptual projects and work streams in collaboration with relevant partners / stakeholders.
Applies developed subject matter knowledge to solve common and complex business issues within established guidelines and recommends appropriate alternatives. Works on problems of diverse complexity and scope.
> 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.
LAST BUT NOT LEAST
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