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Supply Chain Asia - May 2, 2018
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> TOP STORIES
Proceeds from sale to be used for project development and as working capital.
Shipping costs are forcing prices up and driving potential customers away.
The Tuen Mun site is the first such to be offered in five years, and comes as the area is set to become a key link in trade between Hong Kong and mainland China.
IKEA to open in ‘less than 3 yrs’ in the Philippines — www.manilatimes.net Logistics will be crucial since products will have to be imported and stored in warehouses before being sold and shipped to customers.
Kargo, which was founded in 2016, is an online marketplace connecting truck owners with businesses and individuals for logistics and delivery services.
Alarms have been ringing over recent weeks about possible Asian aftershocks from a trade war between America and China...
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) announced the expansion of their Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC) business under a unified brand name of 'MOL Worldwide Logistics'.
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> UPCOMING EVENTS
The event will examine the latest thinking in DC design and layout; strategies, processes and technology for in-store fulfillment; and strategies for next-day and same-day delivery.
This summit brings together C-level third-party executives, investment community leaders, and technology innovators to network and share cutting-edge concepts for achieving growth in 2018 globally and across Asia.
The Supply Chain Risk Forum will showcase some of the best strategies and approaches towards supply chain risk identification, assessment and management in Singapore and South-East Asia.
3PL Value Creation Asia Roundtable, May 22 (Singapore) The 3PL Value Creation Asia Roundtable fosters progress by bringing thought leaders together to discuss the most important industry trends and issues.This event will be held in Singapore.
> 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.
> 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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