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The Chain | September 16, 2023
Stay up-to-date on supply chain trends in Asia.
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🚨 Everyone's talking about...
India's growth story strong; well placed to benefit from Asia's supply chain diversification
India is emerging to take a stronger position on the global stage, and can influence global discourse through supply chain restructuring and global investment in resources.
📰 Other News
KT teams up with Singapore Post for digital logistics
KT and Singapore Post will pilot a digital logistics transportation optimization solution that uses AI to calculate optimal travel routes and offload information to drive logistics optimization.
Malaysia Says Asean Is a Winner From Shifting Supply Chain
Malaysia and the 10-country Association of Southeast Asian Nations have emerged as the biggest beneficiaries of the supply chain realignment caused by rising US-China tensions, according to Trade Minister Zafrul Abdul Aziz.
Asia-Pacific companies increase investment in cloud-based solutions
Businesses in Asia-Pacific are strengthening their investments in cloud-based solutions to enhance the customer experience and boost operational efficiencies, according to the latest research from Infobip.
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Streamlining Philippine Logistics: Why Technology is No Longer Optional
The logistics challenges in the Philippines are not insurmountable, but require an innovative approach that blends modern technological solutions with the existing infrastructure.
Read more relevant news and updates on the SupplyChains Magazine.
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📺 Featured Video
🧰 Startups & Innovation
Robot software firm Mujin raises $85M
BA Tokyo- and Atlanta-based startup, Mujin, is announcing an $85 million Series C round of funding, with participation from Pegasus Tech Ventures and Accenture.
Flexport, Which Soared in the Pandemic, Is Foundering
Flexport was printing money when capacity was scarce during Covid, but now freight prices are falling.
See the latest supply chain startups and solutions on ChainTech
🎤 ChainTech Show
Julien Brun, Founder, SIMCEL — www.chaintech.show
We conducted an extensive interview with Julien Brun, the founder of SIMCEL, covering his background, company inception, solutions offered, competition, and more.
Top 10 Sustainability Software Startups in Asia
Sustainability tracking, reporting, and ESG considerations have become imperative for modern supply chain professionals. Here are the top startups focused on ESG and sustainability software technology.
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