Logistics

Bet on the forks-and-chopsticks: Understanding SEA
Different countries produce different types of entrepreneurs and startups, but while the flavours might be different, these startups all rely on the same kinds of services and products to succeed, writes Justin Hall.
With ringgit woes, NeonRunner aims for next funding round in USD
Kuala Lumpur-based hyperlocal logistics company NeonRunner intends to raise US$3 million in its next round of funding, and having learned its lesson from the plunge of the ringgit, is seeking it in the greenback.
SingPost boosts e-commerce logistics platform with TradeGlobal acquisition
SingPost, through its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary TG Acquisition Corp, is acquiring 96.3% of TradeGlobal Holdings Inc from TradeGlobal Parent LLC, which is owned by the private equity firm Bregal Sagemount, for US$168.6 million (or approximately S$236 million).
Drone delivery a milestone for SingPost, but what next?
SingPost’s recent test flight using a drone to deliver a package has got industry tongues wagging in optimism, but the question remains whether drone delivery will become viable enough in the future, writes Benjamin Cher.
SingPost to acquire US logistics company Jagged Peak
SingPost, through its indirect wholly owned subsidiary SP Jagged Peak LLC, has entered into an agreement to acquire a 71.1% equity stake in Jagged Peak Inc for US$15.8 million (approximately S$22.5 million).
Exabytes’ e-commerce arm stretches all the way to Taiwan
Kuala Lumpur-based regional webhosting and e-commerce solutions provider Exabytes Network Sdn Bhd announced that it is rolling out its EasyStore e-commerce solution and its EasyParcel one-stop logistics solution in Taiwan.
Foodpanda out to ‘save’ Singapore’s F&B industry
Only six in 10 F&B businesses in Singapore, and foodpanda is giving F&B outlets a fighting chance by offering delivery with little to no upfront costs, claims its regional head Emma Heap.
Old-school logistics SME Courex plays the ‘startup game’
Logistics SME Courex bucks tradition to embrace technology and innovation to make the last-mile more efficient, and is learning a lot from startups, writes Benjamin Cher.
Getting distribution managers out of the office and into the action
Manhattan Associates Inc has unveiled an application that it said provides distribution managers with unmatched insight into labour, activities, waves and tasks – all on a mobile device.
Babydash aims to dominate Malaysian market
A pain point they were experiencing led Lavinie Thiruchelvam and Tay Shan Li to launch e-commerce site babydash.com.my in 2011. Karamjit Singh has the story.
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