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The Chain | July 6, 2023
Stay up-to-date on supply chain trends in Asia.
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🚨 Everyone's talking about...
Vietnam becomes vital link in supply chain as business pivots from China
Space at the Deep C Two industrial estate in northern Vietnam is in such demand that its developer is already thinking about how to create more — by pushing back the South China Sea.
📰 Other News
New port, logistics centre to have AI, STM system
Chanthol said that the multi-purpose port and logistics centre will promote the transportation and export of minerals and agricultural products. The STM system and AI technology will provide convenience for managing, monitoring, and reporting.
Green logistics remains challenging for Việt Nam
Though green logistics is currently a global trend and will become a requirement of the international food industry supply chain, Việt Nam currently faces many challenges to meet the standard.
Thailand tipped to be a leading EV market
The EV market is growing rapidly in Thailand because of the government’s promotion of the production of new-generation cars which are more environmentally friendly.
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Adidas, Levi's, and Zara's Innovative Approach to Reducing Waste
Leading companies like Levi's, Adidas, and Zara are making great efforts to address the waste issue in the fashion sector.
Utilizing Technology for a Sustainable Shrimp Supply Chain in Vietnam
Vietnam's shrimp industry has been utilizing technology to address social and environmental issues including overfishing, illness, pollution, and forced labor.
Read more relevant news and updates on the SupplyChain Magazine.
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Supply Chain Meetup | August 3
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📺 Featured Video
🧰 Startups & Innovation
Supply-chain startup Baskit raises US$3.3 million seed round
Baskit provides technology and commercial support to distributors and wholesalers in Indonesia, including to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
Logistics tycoon John Lau sues EV Cargo founder over investment
Hong Kong logistics tycoon John Lau Shek Yau said that his investment in EV Cargo did not make any commercial sense because EV Cargo competes with his business in China.
See the latest supply chain startups and solutions on ChainTech
🎤 ChainTech Show
Julien Brun, Founder, SIMCEL — www.chaintech.show
We conducted an extensive interview with Julien Brun, the founder of SIMCEL, covering his background, company inception, solutions offered, competition, and more.
Top 10 Sustainability Software Startups in Asia
Sustainability tracking, reporting, and ESG considerations have become imperative for modern supply chain professionals. Here are the top startups focused on ESG and sustainability software technology.
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