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Blockchain For The Manufacturing Supply Chain

January 11th, 2018 by Jeff Rowe<p>In 2017, <b></b>bitcoin value surged <b></b>from just under $1,000 at the beginning of the year to nearly $20,000 by …

Bitcoin

Only 36% of HK CEOs believe supply chain must not harm environment

By The Asset<p>New YouGov Omnibus research finds that 86% of Hong Kongers think businesses have a responsibility to do social good, suggesting that …

Hong Kong

E-marketplaces brace for competition | Bangkok Post: business

Growing e-commerce business has forced local e-marketplace operators to adapt for survival.<p>Intense competition from global commerce players has …

How companies can embrace digital disruption

<b>Traditional players in the logistics industry risk becoming irrelevant unless they embrace change in order to deliver more customer-centric services.</b> …

Logistics

Lazada Committed to Improving Indonesia's MSMEs Business in 2018

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Jan. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ KOREA IT TIMES-- While the Online Revolution festivities had ended in December 2017, 'online shopping' …

eCommerce

Marks & Spencer sells Hong Kong stores as it retreats from overseas markets

Sale of 27 stores in Hong Kong and Macau to Al-Futtaim comes as it closes UK outlets under turnaround plan<p>Marks & Spencer is selling its stores in Hong Kong and Macau as the retailer pushes on with a wide-ranging overhaul.<p>The clothing and food chain is selling one of its key non-UK operations to …

Hong Kong

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Foreign investments – a good year ahead for PH | Tempo - The Nation's Fastest Growing Newspaper

December 24, 2017 | Filed under: Reflections Today | Posted by: Tempo Online<p>THE Board of Investments (BOI) had very good news last Tuesday.<p>Foreign …

China

Logistics firm Logos buys Tuas industrial property

Logistics real estate company Logos announced yesterday that it has acquired an industrial property in Tuas, which it plans to redevelop into a …

Real Estate

The Nike Supply Chain Improves

<b>Nike will update supply chain tech and rely on consumer feedback.</b><p>The world’s top sneaker brands are in a race as their efforts to surpass each other …

JDA and SATO partner to deliver advanced warehouse management

JDA Software Group, and SATO have announced a new alliance representing JDA’s first Japanese hardware partnership as the company expands its presence …

Improving quality of Vietnam's logistics services

Vietnam now has approximately 3,000 enterprises operating in the logistics sector including 1,300 enterprises, mainly small and medium-sized ones are …

What’s next for the Thai economy?

Thai economy’s strength is in both, the export-led industrial sector and the tourism-led services sector. Photo:<p>The year 2017 has been a crucial one …

Pos Malaysia plunges on news of CEO stepping down

PETALING JAYA: Pos Malaysia Bhd shares took a plunge after the national postal services provider announced on Monday that chief executive officer …

Japan logistics firms tap Southeast Asia's rising global trade- Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Japanese cargo carriers look to cultivate the growing international trade around Southeast Asia, expanding service within and from the …

Lazada to ramp up its collection points to ease logistics pains

Business for e-commerce firm Lazada was so brisk on Nov 11 that its chief executive Alexis Lanternier pitched in to help package goods.<p>It saw 16 …

Retailers seek access to maritime highway

Retailers have pushed for access to maritime highway facilities to send their goods from western to eastern regions within the country.<p>The maritime …

PH: Overcoming decades of missed FDI opportunities

DAN STEINBOCK<p><i>Since the 1980s, economic success in Asia has often relied on foreign investment, at least initially. Last week, President Duterte took</i> …

South-east Asia's roaring economies

November 27, 2017 6:28 AM<br>Economies are booming across the region, helped by a combination of stronger exports, a slew of infrastructure projects and …

Economy

Why does Taiwan still Have So Much Difficulty Creating Its Own Brands?

Factories of Hon Hai Precision (also known as Foxconn) and other major Taiwanese contract manufacturers are currently running at full capacity churning out the iPhone 8 and other new models launched by Apple.<p>Economists regularly disparage Taiwan’s continued heavy reliance on contract manufacturing …

DHL launches 200 service points for e-commerce sellers, e-shoppers in Thailand

E-commerce sellers can drop off their parcels at any service point and ship to customers nationwide; consumers can choose a location and pick up …

Singapore raises 2017 economic growth forecast

The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) of Singapore said on November 23 that it decided to adjust the country’s economic forecast this year to …

LBC Express embarks on a massive enterprise-wide digital transformation program with Ramco Systems

(MENAFN Editorial) Successful HR implementation leads to a repeat order for automating Logistics operations across Asia, USA, Middle East, and …

Damco increases its footprint to keep pace with growth in Myanmar

Damco has increased its warehousing capacity in Myanmar with a new 10,000sq metre facility in Yangon.<br>And in Cambodia, the 3PL has moved to a larger …

Phnom Penh

IoT Platforms Sales Market Overview and Scope 2017 to 2022

<b>Global IoT Platforms Sales Market Research Report 2017 to 2022</b> presents an in-depth assessment of the IoT Platforms Sales including enabling …

PH still among Japan firms’ preferred sites

The Philippines remained among the top 10 countries where Japanese firms plan to put up new factories or expand their operations, according to the …

Philippines

Ease of doing business in PHL

IN line with the Duterte administration’s fight against red tape and corruption in government, the House of Representatives voted 225-0 on Monday to …

‘Perfect food supply chain by year 3’

President Rodrigo Duterte graced the launching of TienDA Farmers and Fisherfolks Outlets, a partnership project between the Department of Agriculture …

Importers Deem Indonesia’s Logistics Cost Still High

<b>SURABAYA, NETRALNEWS.COM</b> - Seeing implementation in neighboring countries, the cost of national logistics is still considered too high. Consequently, …