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Supply Chain Asia - September 27, 2018
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> TOP STORIES
Starting next week, President Trump’s administration in the US is imposing $200bn (£152bn) more tariffs on Chinese goods, including several fashion and consumer products.
China's HNA Group is in talks with banks to find a buyer for its CWT logistics unit, nine months after it acquired the Singaporean business in a $1 billion deal.
Chinese ecommerce giant JD.com has launched an online shopping service, called “JD.ID Virtual” at nine train stations in the Greater Jakarta region.
Warburg Pincus has invested $400 mi into NewEase, a logistics real estate venture focused on improving shipments through China’s airports.
EcoTruck will use the funding to improve its logistics platform and expand its team in Vietnam.
Integrated logistics service provider Tri-Mode System (M) Bhd has launched an e-commerce logistics platform in Malaysia to cater for inbound courier services.
> UPCOMING EVENTS
Digital Procurement Forum, October 9 (Singapore) At the Digital Procurement Forum, you will get the chance to hear how leading companies in Singapore are working on harnessing data and using technologies to support value-creation in procurement and get insights on how to have your organisation benefiting from digital procurement.
Supply Chain Planning Forum, October 10 (Singapore) 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.
Supply Chain Summit, October 18 (Myanmar) This summit will draw upon the experience of leading companies to explore how a cross-functional supply chain team can enhance company results. Along top experts, high-profile speakers and top practitioners will be invited to share their views on managing supply chain, procurement and logistics in Myanmar.
> INFOGRAPHIC OF THE WEEK
> LATEST POSITIONS
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Responsible for the management, development and leadership of all supply chain capabilities - Demand Planning, S&OP Planning, Logistics understood, Inventory Management, Order Fulfillment & Customer Service within CFN Malaysia.
LAST BUT NOT LEAST
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