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The Chain Newsletter | July 21, 2022
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The international post & parcel business continued to face significant headwinds from further supply chain disruptions, also a knock-on impact from the ongoing lockdowns in China.
Singapore has held onto its status as the world's top maritime hub for the ninth consecutive year, according to a recent index report.
Vietnam Briefing highlights raw material shortages disrupting supply chains including seven industries particularly impacted.
End-to-end traceability in the supply chain plays a major role in propelling the industry into a more sustainable future.
A World Bank report has laid bare weaknesses in Cambodia’s logistics sector which can weigh down its competitiveness.
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Industry players embrace technology and diversification for supply chain resilience. Learn from their answers.
How is supply chain & logistics innovation progressing in the ship industry? — www.ship-technology.com Research and innovation in supply chain & logistics in the ship equipment supply, product and services sector has stagnated in the last quarter.
Discussed both MOL and Japan’s shipping sector’s capacity to meet diverse transport needs given their comprehensive approach to safety, timely service, and sustainability.
Digital technologies are allowing companies to share supply chain information and assets in new ways. For example, it is making it possible for companies to share warehouse space and trucking capacity.
Read more relevant news and updates on the Supply Chain Asia blog.
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Attended conveniently from your desk, this online get-together is the ideal platform for any supply chain, procurement and logistics practitioners to discuss current challenges.
We are pleased to invite Patrick Trachsler, VP Global Supply Chain, DIH Technology to share his experience as leader in the field of supply chain and global sourcing.
For the full calendar of meetups, webinars, forums and summits, click here.
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🧰 Startups & Innovation
In 2021, Shiprocket raised $185 million in a Series E round co-led by Zomato and Singapore's sovereign wealth fund Temasek.
Indonesia’s construction industry is large and growing quickly, but a lot of supply procurement is still done the old-fashioned way, through phone calls and text messages.
McEasy digitizing Indonesia’s logistics/transpo/supply chain — techcrunch.com McEasy develops software-as-a-service solutions for the logistics and supply chain industry, and raised $6.5 million in Series A funding led by East Ventures.
See the best logistics logistics startups in APAC at the LogTech50
Together with my co-hosts Andie McKeown and Hue Vuong, we interviewed Alvin Ea from Haulio and discussed some of the challenges he faces in running and growing his company in Asia.
Together with my co-host Chandan Laxman, we interviewed Dominic Sutton from StockTrim and discussed his company, its market positioning, key challenges and the future for his company.
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