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The Chain Newsletter | December 1, 2022
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🚨 Everyone's talking about...
While many thought supply chain issues would be an issue of the past as the world returns to normality, the reality is that we may be heading toward more.
📰 Other News
Nvidia Corp. will relocate its Hong Kong-based logistics center to Taiwan, according to Minister of Economic Affairs Wang Mei-hua (王美花).
Debt-laden Chinese conglomerate Fosun International is seeking to offload a minority stake in Alibaba Group's logistics arm Cainiao, in a deal that could fetch up to $1 billion.
Logistics to see highest pay rises thanks to e-commerce and talent shortage — www.cips.org Salaries in logistics are likely to increase more than those in any other sector participating in a recent survey in Singapore.
Unionized truckers in South Korea kicked off their second major strike, threatening to disrupt manufacturing and fuel supplies for industries from autos to petrochemicals in the world's 10th-largest economy.
The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government is setting up a logistics park in Zhuhai to handle Chinese mainland cargo from outside the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.
The Multi-Modal Phnom Penh Logistics Complex was officially unveiled to transform Cambodia as a high-potential logistics hub that will be a connectivity point for serving regional trade, according to a release.
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Friend-shoring no ready-made answer to Asian supply chain resilience — www.eastasiaforum.org Friend-shoring may seem like an economically conscious alternative to onshoring but it could shut off avenues for growth and deepen divisions between countries.
The Borderless Opportunities for Logistics Businesses — www.entrepreneur.com By leveraging tech and tapping into the e-commerce boom, India’s logistics players are not only democratizing cross-border commerce but are expanding their market horizons
Operational excellence and engaging the right partners explain the staggering success of LF Logistics, says Senior Vice President, Head of Country and Business Development, Joyce Ramos.
Read more relevant news and updates on the Supply Chain Asia blog.
📅 Upcoming Events
Transportation Management Asia will give you the opportunity to learn about the latest practices, cost-cutting strategies, innovative processes and ideas, and the latest solutions for optimizing transportation and multimodal logistics in Asia-Pacific.
Global Supply Chain Council and Supply Chain Village propose on December 14 at 11:00 am (Paris time) a session of reflection on the theme: Taiwan, China and the risk of Global Supply Chain Disruption.
For the full calendar of meetups, webinars, forums and summits, click here.
📺 Featured Video
🧰 Startups & Innovation
Last-mile delivery quality here has room for improvement. Are there too many logistics players and can consolidation or technology help?
See the latest supply chain startups and solutions on ChainTech
We interviewed Michiel Valee and discussed his background, what made him starting the company, the type of solutions they provide, the competitive landscape and much more...
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