E-commerce players compete on price and variety, but they need to look at automating the supply chain if they want real customer satisfaction.
We are witnessing a new era in car technology that is likely to kill off many of the incumbent players, but it is not the only industry being disrupted by upstart startups, warn Anwar Jumabhoy & Srikrishna Vadrevu.
Dematic has opened a new office in Thailand and said it has made multiple hires across the region, although it did not specify numbers.
Singapore-headquartered fintech (financial services technology) startup ApexPeak said it has acquired Netherlands-based supply chain finance and collaboration solutions provider Asyx. Acquisition terms were not disclosed.
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.
In a bid to attract young blood into the ranks of Singapore’s logistics industry, Supply Chain Asia has launched a business simulation game challenge with the support of the country’s Economic Development Board and Workforce Development Agency.
AEB (Asia Pacific), which provides IT solutions for global trade and logistics, has announced the appointment of Frans Kok as general manager for Asia Pacific, replacing Thomas Halliday who is moving into a regional leadership role in Supply Chain Consulting.