E-Commerce Takes Off in Developing Countries

Elementum

We examine the benefits and obstacles to e-commerce in Southeast Asia, South America, and Africa. In Indonesia, the number of web users jumped from 55 million in 2012 to 125 million in 2015. Indonesia is also expected to become a major player in the e-commerce market.

The Cost of Climate Change on Your Supply Chain

Kinaxis

While I tend to agree that we’re an overly materialistic society (at least in North America), the reality is we’ll never be able to move 100% away from the creation and distribution of non-digital goods.

Logistics Services Providers Shift Investment Focus Outside BRIC Markets

BluJay Solutions

In particular China and India, with annual economic growth rates many multiples ahead of North America and Europe. They have good transport and trade links not only with the BRIC countries, but with North America and the EU.

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RELEX Solutions Strengthens Asia Pacific Presence with New Partnership

RELEX Solutions

More recently it has started to establish itself in North America and has announced several high profile deals with key retailers. Melbourne, Victoria headquartered, FMCG Retail will sell, implement and provide consultation on RELEX’ solutions and services across the region, having worked with brands in Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Australia and New Zealand. Read PDF.

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Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

Supply Chain Movement

At the same time, the supply chain specialists are expanding across Europe and even into North America. Indonesia. The major consultancy firms are still acquiring smaller niche competitors to intensify their supply chain expertise.

The Upswing of Chinese Logistics Companies

Elementum

In 2015, the Asian-Pacific region dominated the industry with significant impact from China, India, Singapore, Indonesia, Japan, and Malaysia. North America shows promising growth in trade activities thanks to deals between the US and China, South America, and Europe.