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The Chain Newsletter | December 3, 2021
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🚨 Everyone's talking about...
PSA to acquire US supply chain company BDP International — www.straitstimes.com The amount to acquire the company was not disclosed.
📰 Other News
China’s increasingly extreme Covid Zero policies are standing in the way of a full recovery for the shipping industry.
Gap said it lost $300 million in sales heading into the holiday season because of Covid-related factory closures, and backlogs at ports.
As Americans celebrated Thanksgiving with turkey prices at record highs, another poultry dish that’s a beloved holiday tradition could be in short supply.
DHL opens five new logistics centers in Japan to meet the increasing demand of Service Parts for healthcare equipment.
Ships in Chinese waters are disappearing from industry tracking systems, creating yet another headache for the global supply chain.
Why logistics firms are piling into bigger warehouses — www.jll.com.au Demand for scale rises amid a push for resilient supply chains
Read more relevant news and updates on the Supply Chain Asia blog.
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🧰 Startups & Innovation
Taiwan’s Opportunities in Emerging Industry Supply Chains — carnegieendowment.org The pandemic, structural changes, and geopolitical competition have all led to an acute supply chain crisis.
See the best logistics logistics startups in APAC at the LogTech50
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