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The Chain Newsletter - Oct. 14, 2021
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🚨 Everyone's talking about...
Vietnam's reputation as a major investment hub in Asia has been jeopardized as COVID-19 infections have surged, vaccination rates remained low, and strict lockdowns choked business activity.
📰 Other News
LOOK northwest. That’s where the future of the world’s and the country’s logistics and supply chain lies post-pandemic.
They are rolling out Shop Nowa one-hour delivery service－in cooperation with Dada Group, China's leading local on-demand delivery and retail platform.
“You are Passing Another Fox” with Albert Davidson from Linfox — indonesiaexpat.id Albert Davidson, Country Manager at Linfox Indonesia and Malaysia, has traversed the Asia-Pacific region throughout his career in logistics
More consumer goods makers face pushback from distributors supplying shampoos to staples to small retail stores.
Digital transformation vital for logistics firms’ competiveness — en.vietnamplus.vn Most of Vietnam’s logistics firms may struggle to operate and sharpen their competitive edge in the new context if they are not quickly to engage in digital transformation.
Global supply chains are currently facing historic disruptions, with cargo ships getting stuck off the ports and China facing numerous shutdowns.
Read more relevant news and updates on the Supply Chain Asia blog.
📅 Upcoming Events
Top executives from key industries (hitech, telco, auto) will share their insights on spare parts, aftermarket, aftersales, reverse, returns logistics.
Take a deep dive into the industry alongside the chance to strategically analyze issues impacting the future of procurement technology in APAC.
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📺 Featured Video
Clogged shipping ports are making it difficult for retailers to stock shelves ahead of the all-important holiday season
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🧰 Startups & Innovation
The fresh funds will be used to strengthen the scaleup's foothold in Japan, SEA and M&A operations, and to sustain its growth trajectory.
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