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Supply Chain Asia - October 13, 2018
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> TOP STORIES
E-commerce boom in Asian warehousing — theloadstar.co.uk Asia’s online retail revolution is driving major increases in logistics real estate investment, but a shortage of suitable e-commerce warehousing remains.
Singapore's logistics sector is stepping on the gas pedal in its technology adoption efforts, with a three-year plan outlining ways for various stakeholders to digitalise their processes.
There is rising demand for transnational movement of cargo, both by land and sea—and 3PL companies whose main asset is software can add efficiencies to the picture.
Moving Up The Value Chain For Asian SMEs — www.forbes.com With the changing landscape of nearshoring and reshoring of Western multinational companies, SMEs in Asia can no longer rely on just being low-cost suppliers or subcontractors.
Dachser promoted Kevin Chen as managing director of Air & Sea Logistics Far East South, responsible for 477 employees and 8 locations across Hong Kong, Taiwan and South China.
> UPCOMING EVENTS
Blockchain Supply Chain is the summit connecting blockchain experts, supply chain and logistics decision makers and tech innovators. This intimate gathering will explore how companies are investigating the use and deployment of technology.
Supply Chain Planning Forum, October 30 (Bangkok) 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.
Bringing together China’s leading retail executives in an exclusive event that explores a vast range of leading fulfilment strategies across path to purchase, pick and pack operations and last mile delivery.
> INFOGRAPHIC OF THE WEEK
> LATEST POSITIONS
BQ is recruiting a Supply Chain Director for the business line in Vietnam, responsible for developing the necessary structure related to Sourcing, Products BOM management, Purchasing, Manufacturing and Inventory control.
Purchasing Director (OS & E) Oversee the development and implementation of procurement processes and system that govern activities relating to OSE purchasing, sourcing and tendering to ensure effective controls are in place to get optimal value and cost for TDIC.
LAST BUT NOT LEAST
Chain.NET is Asia's largest virtual network for professionals in supply chain, procurement, logistics & operations management.
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