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The Chain Newsletter | March 17, 2022
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🚨 Everyone's talking about...
China locks down more than 30 million people as COVID-19 flares, threatening global supply chains — www.cbsnews.com The country's worst coronavirus outbreak since the start of the pandemic could again disrupt international trade, experts warn.
📰 Other News
Xin Hwa Holdings, a domestic logistics service provider, has invested RM100 million to establish an e-fulfilment centre in Shah Alam, Malaysia.
Highlights of Haulio Singapore's latest Series A funding, in which it raised some US$7 million, led by Temasek's Heliconia Capital.
The regional HQ will enable the organization to provide faster, better and localized support to existing customers in SEA.
Four transformations to build sustainable post-Covid supply chains — www.itln.in Global trends in adopting greener business practices are pushing environmentally responsible solutions in logistics.
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Container freight rates will remain elevated throughout most of 2022 while the containerized logistics disruption persists. How to navigate the current disruption?
E-commerce Effect: Change for the better — www.logisticsmgmt.com The impact of e-commerce on freight transportation has been profound, and it’s not restricted to any single mode—in fact, all have been affected. What’s the reality and what does it mean going forward?
Read more relevant news and updates on the Supply Chain Asia blog.
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🧰 Startups & Innovation
Tech-enabled startups are helping transform Indonesian fisheries, but challenges persist — kr-asia.com Tech-enabled startups are helping transform Indonesian fisheries, but challenges persist. Man fishermen are wary of the often "disruptive" tech platforms.
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