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The Chain Newsletter | April 15, 2022
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Thailand's last-mile delivery market facing an oversupply — techwireasia.com Thailand's express delivery market is facing an oversupply, especially with e-commerce platforms using their own services.
📰 Other News
Trinh Khanh Ha wasn't able to get circuit boards from China, so she went back to an older model before finally finding a domestic supplier.
As the effects of disruptions including the pandemic continue to reverberate, businesses in Asia Pacific, Southeast Asia included, have pivoted their supply chain strategies to address the ongoing disruptions.
Hong Kong customs hunt for drug syndicate behind record meth haul worth HK$400 million — www.scmp.com Customs discovers 447 litres of liquid methamphetamine hidden inside shipment of three electric transformers from Mexico.
Hiring in the logistics sector looks set to continue to rise this year as border restrictions ease and e-commerce has become mainstream.
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China’s lockdowns are a greater threat to inflation today than in 2020 — www.cnbc.com From electronics to auto parts, the world has become more reliant on Chinese goods since the pandemic started in 2020, Bernstein analysts said.
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Waresix, an Indonesia-based logistics startup, has raised US$50 million in a series B+ round joined by Tiger Global, Temasek, and East Ventures,
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