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The Chain Newsletter - Oct. 22, 2021
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🚨 Everyone's talking about...
Why Christmas could be stuck in a shipping container — www.bbc.com China is the factory of the world but exports have been hindered by the global supply chain crisis.
📰 Other News
Businesses worldwide are scrambling for ways to move everything from masks to consumer electronics out of China
SEA’s e-commerce boom remains an “untapped” opportunity for intra-Asia trade, as investments pour into improving cross-border logistics.
The government is preparing to launch the latest QR code-powered Unified Logistics Pass (ULP) system to expedite the issuance.
Fashion brands are increasingly turning away from globe-spanning supply chains and low-cost manufacturing hubs in Asia.
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.
Bringing senior professionals with expertise in managing the logistical flow within the walls of a fulfillment or distribution center in APAC.
For the full calendar of meetups, webinars, forums and summits, click here.
📺 Featured Video
New priorities for Asia’s supply chains — www.youtube.com Patti Wang, engagement manager in McKinsey's Hanoi office, elaborates on why the future of Asia's supply chain is bright, but only if they are resilient.
For more events' replays, interviews and other interesting clips, visit SCM.tv
🧰 Startups & Innovation
S'pore startup Pickupp raises US$20M to fuel Asia expansion and launch satellite warehouses — vulcanpost.com The additional injection of funds will be used to fuel its expansion in Asia and launch at least 10 new satellite warehouses in Singapore.
The capital injection will enable Rider to expand their network and integrate their proven last-mile service into other key parts of the value chain.
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