Logistics

HK’s OpenPort wants to fix Indonesia’s archaic logistics sector
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.
SEA VCs are laggards, Singapore truly a startup hub: Google-Temasek report
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.
Indonesia’s first Ramadhan online shopping event sets bold targets
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.
Retail giant Senheng to enter e-commerce fray with O2O model
Senheng founder Lim Kim Heng shares with Karamjit Singh some key points from his career so far, and talks about his 020 strategy.
Sponsored Post: Automating the e-commerce supply chain
E-commerce players compete on price and variety, but they need to look at automating the supply chain if they want real customer satisfaction.
Week in Review: SEA ecosystem shrugs off MOL’s delisting
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.
Ninja Van raises US$30mil Series B, led by Abraaj
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.
How the IoT is transforming traditional industries
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.
aCommerce to make Indonesia its centre, begins expansion
Bangkok-based e-commerce solutions provider aCommerce intends to make Indonesia its biggest operations centre, and has begun its expansion in the republic.
Logistics and payments holding back SEA e-commerce boom: Bain report
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.
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