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The Chain Newsletter | April 21, 2022
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Zilingo had been one of the highest-profile startups in Singapore until revelations about its accounting probe and the CEO’s suspension emerged.
📰 Other News
Lockdowns put China’s trucking industry under enormous strain, new data shows a major birth rate drop since the start of the pandemic.
Opportunity and Risk for Taiwan’s Supply Chains As more countries look to diversify their supply chains, Taiwan has a chance to strengthen its position in the global economy. But is its infrastructure
Guangdong lockdown ‘would be a disaster’ for Hong Kong’s logistics sector — www.scmp.com ‘Nothing will be coming to Hong Kong and we don’t want to see that happen,’ says transport sector legislator Frankie Yick, as Guangdong steps up Covid-19 curbs.
India, Australia, and Japan identify software supply chain and cybersecurity skills shortages as key challenges Respondents from Trellix’s Cyber Readiness Report feel government-led initiatives can play an important role in improving cyber protection.
A preliminary agreement with Indonesian state run companies to establish an electric vehicle (EV) battery supply chain in the country.
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Global supply chain disruption to continue into 2023 — www.seatrade-maritime.com Global supply chain disruption is set to last at least another 12 months, and could run through all of 2023, according to Toll Group MD Thomas Knudsen.
Why the global supply chain mess is getting so much worse Problems with global supply chains were supposed to be getting better by now. Instead, experts say they are getting worse.
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Rapyuta Robotics, based in Japan, is a maker of autonomous machines used in the logistics industry.
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