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Supply Chain Asia - September 5, 2018
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> TOP STORIES
The export of products made inside jails is illegal, yet some items are still turning up in goods sold overseas
Now that China’s e-commerce market is showing signs of saturation, JD and Alibaba are intensifying efforts in SEA.
Lobb Heng is looking to expand its burgeoning logistics business to complement its core biz of commodities trading.
The firm has seen its profits grow by 22% compared with the same time last year. The reason lies in the US-China war trade.
Hub Distributors is embracing new technology to better service its customers.
Taiwanese tech companies are leaving mainland China in droves as the U.S.–China trade war threatens to disrupt supply chains.
> UPCOMING EVENTS
Digital Supply Chain Leadership Forum, September 6 (Shanghai) The Digital Supply Chain Leadership Forum will create a valuable opportunity for business leaders to actively engage with supply chain and logistics executives from Shanghai and around China.
Indirect Procurement Forum, September 18 (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.
Retail Fulfilment Forum, September 21 (Shanghai) 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.
LogTech Forum, September 26 (Hong Kong) 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.
Supply Chain Planning Forum, September 27 (Hong Kong) 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.
> INFOGRAPHIC OF THE WEEK
> LATEST POSITIONS
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Sr. Procurement Director, APAC Establish and drive procurement of material and services in alignment with business Leadership. You will be supporting a large Business and develop and execute procurement Annual Operating Plans and Strategic Plans.
LAST BUT NOT LEAST
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