While the Indonesian Government is trying to reduce logistics cost with policy reforms and by accelerating infrastructure development, HK-based digital logistics startup OpenPort is attempting the same via technology.
The South-East Asian startup scene is certainly booming but venture capitalists (VCs) in the region are just not keeping up, according to a report by Google Inc and Temasek Holdings.
30 e-commerce sites and marketplaces are joining forces to launch Indonesia’s first-ever Hari Belanja Online Ramadhan (Harboldan), special online shopping days in conjunction with the Muslim holy month of Ramadhan.
Senheng founder Lim Kim Heng shares with Karamjit Singh some key points from his career so far, and talks about his 020 strategy.
E-commerce players compete on price and variety, but they need to look at automating the supply chain if they want real customer satisfaction.
Despite months of down or flat funding rounds, the SEA ecosystem has shrugged off news of MOL Global’s delisting to power ahead with Ninja Van’s Series B funding, writes Karamjit Singh.
Abraaj has led a US$30mil Series B round of fundraising for Ninja Van, a technology-enabled, last-mile logistics provider with operations in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia, and most recently Vietnam.
Traditional industries that have been dismissed as being resistant to change are already being transformed by the Internet of Things (IoT), and here are some examples, from retail and logistics to healthcare.
Bangkok-based e-commerce solutions provider aCommerce intends to make Indonesia its biggest operations centre, and has begun its expansion in the republic.
While 250 million consumers are now connected via smartphones and 100 million engage in online transactions, e-commerce in SEA is proving to be a tough nut to crack due to constraints in the region’s logistics and payments infrastructure, according to a Bain-Google report.