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Supply Chain Asia - May 26, 2018
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> TOP STORIES
Today, Singapore is home to the world’s largest transhipment container port, and boasts the world’s best airport, connecting to 380 cities in some 90 countries.
A long-awaited transnational railway link between Thailand and Cambodia through Aranyaprathet district of Sa Kaeo could be launched within two months.
Alibaba group has established a foothold in Myanmar following the acquisition of Daraz Group, the Pakistani online shopping platform.
Three Japanese and two Indonesian companies are set to win a $1.2 billion contract to build a port in West Java.
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> UPCOMING EVENTS
LogTech Forum, May 30 (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.
SCM Expo, June 27-28 At SCM Expo, leading providers from across Asia will display the perfect blend of innovative services and latest solutions for the supply chain and logistics.
Indirect Procurement Forum, July 10 (Shanghai) 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.
> 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.
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