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Supply Chain Asia - November 18, 2018
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> TOP STORIES
China's top private-sector courier SF Express confirmed that it will buy the Chinese supply-chain support operations of DHL.
Asean’s trade outlook is the most bullish in the world because its member states will be the big winners in the US-China trade war, according to top HSBC bankers.
Myanmar’s first dry port opens for business — www.mmtimes.com KM Terminal & Logistics Ltd (KM) and Resource Group (RG) officially opened two separate dry port projects in Ywar Thar Gyi, Yangon yesterday.
Cambodia expects to roll out $19 billion worth of projects contained in the logistics masterplan in the next seven years with a vision of becoming a warehousing logistical hub.
Online shoppers will soon have more options for receiving their packages under a new regional platform to be launched by SingPost.
India is now inextricably intertwined with the global economy amidst the rising tide of globalisation. There has been a remarkable shift in consumer demand and expectations.
Operating its own warehouses in Bandung and Jakarta, Indonesia-based Pakde has secured partnership with 15 business owners.
> UPCOMING EVENTS
Trade Wars & Supply Chains, November 20 (Shanghai) This exclusive forum will delve into the implications of the escalating trade war on supply chain, logistics, sourcing and manufacturing operations in China.
At the Digital Procurement Forum, you will get the chance to hear how leading companies in Indonesia are working on harnessing data and using technologies to support value-creation in procurement.
Indirect Procurement Forum, December 12 (Kuala Lumpur) 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.
> INFOGRAPHIC OF THE WEEK
The chart below shows a meteoric rise in rates on both trade lanes since April 2018, making this year one of the more expensive peak shipping seasons to date. Only shipping to the East Coast during January and February — in the midst of Chinese New Year — has been more expensive in the past.
> LATEST POSITIONS
Purchasing & Supply Chain Manager, Survitec Group To effectively and efficiently manage the local spend and support the Regional P&SC Director in the implementation and delivery of Survitec’s global functional strategy, initiatives and budgeted targets for both Direct and Indirect Spend.
Engage and maintain a high level relationship/influences with all the internal strategic stakeholders among China system, all new & potential merged brands and BU.
A highly visible supply chain role that will oversee the Demand Planning (forecasting and inventory) Management process. This is a hands-on position responsible for developing and executing Demand Plan.
Lead the development and management of global and regional commodity strategies designed to leverage BorgWarner Morse Systems.
This China Logistics Manager role will be based in Shanghai and is rotatable depending on strategic business requirement. This position requires extraordinary flexibility and adaptability in taking care of internal & external customers.
Global Supply Chain Manager, Google China As a Global Supply Chain Manager, you'll work on the supply chain for consumer devices. You'll execute the team's material acquisition strategy and work closely with Engineering teams to ensure material and part availability.
LAST BUT NOT LEAST
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