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Blockchain Supply Chain

Can blockchain technology help to smooth out supply chains across the globe?

From finance to art, blockchain enthusiasts have long claimed the technology can transform a range of industries. But, now, lawyer Martyn Huckerby believes the technology could help solve the global supply chain crisis. Huckerby is head of competition law at Tiang & Partners, a Hong Kong-based law firm. And, recently, he led a team of

Covid Lockdown

China lockdowns could potentially lead to a major supply chain disruption

Many goods are stuck in China right now as a result of the Covid lockdowns and it could become a “big problem” for the global economy, according to business consultant Richard Martin. “Many of the things that we use around the world that’re manufactured, have components from China and we’re about to see a logistics

Singapore Malaysia Port

Opportunity for Asean in supply chain shifts due to trade war

The Covid-19 crisis and the US-China trade conflict present an opportunity for Asean to emerge as a growing market of end demand and a resilient base of production, Senior Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam said yesterday. “Fundamentally, we have now the opportunity of building a more resilient and more integrated Asian supply chain, in other words, an

Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing at ChongQing - Logistics Institute of Singapore (LIS)

Singapore welcomes Asean countries to use new trade route to access western China

Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing has urged officials from Asean to consider using a new land and sea trade corridor linking western China to South-east Asia, as it is faster without costing more than the existing route via the Yangtze River. This opens up tremendous opportunities for new products, including perishable produce, he

Solar Panel installed at Warehouse Rooftop - Logistics Institute of Singapore (LIS)

Sembcorp to build solar farms atop three Cache Logistics Trust warehouses

Sembcorp Industries has signed an agreement to install and operate rooftop solar farms at three logistics warehouses in Singapore owned by Cache Logistics Trust. Under the arrangement, the integrated energy player will install, own and operate rooftop solar panels with a combined capacity of 7.9 MW peak, atop Cache’s Commodity Hub, Pandan Logistics Hub and