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The Chain Newsletter | April 1, 2022
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For 30 years, Tokyo supermarket owner Hiromichi Akiba has abided by a mantra of "providing customers with delicious, fresh food at a low price.
📰 Other News
Global supply chain crisis a huge opportunity for Thai manufacturers — www.nationthailand.com The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) says global disruption caused by the Russia-Ukraine conflict offers major opportunities for the Thai economy.
Demand for warehouses and logistics facilities has spiked in the past few years, aided by booming online shopping and port congestion amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
China's JD Logistics seals $1.1 bln capital increase, stock drops 11% — www.reuters.com China's JD Logistics priced new shares issued on Friday in a $1.1 billion capital increase at a steep discount to their previous close, triggering a slump in its stock early in the Kong Kong trading session.
More foreign investment is pouring into Vietnam's logistics market—despite regulatory barriers—to seize development opportunities after the pandemic.
In March, at least 10 victims fell prey to such scammers, with losses amounting to at least $9,000.
Vietnam attracting more American investments — www.digitimes.com Vietnam is enlarging its influence in the global supply chains, as more American investment capital is flowing into the Southeast Asian country, according to media reports.
The pandemic hit emergency response particularly hard in terms of deployment of personnel and movement of relief items, from the mass transport of personal protective equipment to careful management of vaccine distribution.
Andika Bayupati, Senior Director HR Department, DHL Supply Chain Indonesia, who tells us about how the organisation establishes a strong and positive relationship with its people.
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A seemingly endless supply chain crunch has fueled interest in tech that promises to track problems or predict where new ones might occur.
Five things to know about the Chinese logistics market for 2022 — www.mckinsey.com Five insights to guide decision making for private-equity players, logistics players, and shippers worldwide.
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🧰 Startups & Innovation
Indonesian e-grocer Sayurbox gets $120m funding — www.asiafinancial.com Sayurbox, the Indonesian e-grocery platform, has secured $120 million in a funding round led by Alpha JWC Ventures and Northstar.
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