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The Chain Newsletter | March 10, 2022
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🚨 Everyone's talking about...
The recent skyrocketing Covid-19 infections have sparked a manpower crunch and thrown the city’s supply chains into disarray forcing SF Express to curtail delivery services.
📰 Other News
Manufacturing companies wishing to optimize their supply chains should take advantage of opportunities provided by Singapore, EY said.
The government is upgrading the country’s road network and is planning to build more expressways to improve logistics.
The session was held to discuss Vietnam’s economic issues including improving business conditions, role and responsibility in developing sustainable supply chains, and more.
This could be the second deal that JD has sealed in the logistics services industry this year, in addition to a $546 million share in on-demand courier Dada Nexus that was announced on Feb. 28.
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Ukrainian Invasion Adds to Chaos for Global Supply Chains — www.nytimes.com Russia’s military incursion is severing key supply chains and setting off a scramble among global companies to comply with new sanctions.
Read more relevant news and updates on the Supply Chain Asia blog.
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This virtual summit will explore the latest best practices, tactics and strategies in the field of healthcare, pharmaceutical and life sciences logistics excellence within the Asia-Pacific region.
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🧰 Startups & Innovation
Indonesian ag marketplace AgriAku raises $6m to democratize farmer access to inputs — agfundernews.com AgriAku links sellers of fertilizers, seeds, and other inputs with local ag stores that serve smallholder farmers across Indonesia.
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