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DesignFuture Japan and Locus Robotics to deploy autonomous mobile robots in Japan.

Locus Robotics

Collaboration in the “Material Bank® Japan” sample marketplace for order fulfillment of interior design and construction materials. The two companies will introduce 25 Locus AMRs, the first in Japan, to the Material Bank® Japan HUB (Ichikawa City, Chiba Prefecture) to realize an ESG-friendly and high productivity logistics scheme.

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Delivery in Japan: Beating a Culture of Overwork with Last-Mile Excellence

Locus

The shrinking population is a long-standing issue in Japan—one that clouds over the country’s economy and can impact its recovery. According to a McKinsey report, even with automation and expanding labor-force participation, Japan is likely to face a shortage of 1.5 This means that one-third of cargo in Japan would go undelivered.

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Japan and Ecuador Earthquakes: Supply Chain Lessons from Past Disasters

Talking Logistics

The recent earthquakes in Japan and Ecuador are a sad reminder of how deadly natural disasters can be. As of this morning, 41 people are confirmed dead in Kumamoto prefecture, the epicenter of Japan’s earthquakes, and 272 people have died in Ecuador , with thousands more injured and displaced from their homes.

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Japan, India and Australia Seek Supply-Chain Pact

Supply Chain Brain

Japan, India and Australia are seeking to build stronger supply chains to counter China’s dominance as trade and geopolitical tensions escalate across the region.

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Introducing :o9 Solutions’ SCM software for the first time in Japan

o9 Solutions

Strengthening Digital SCM Services for Retail and Distribution Industries in Japan. Marubeni Corporation (hereinafter, “Marubeni”), :o9 Solutions Japan K.K. The post Introducing :o9 Solutions’ SCM software for the first time in Japan appeared first on o9 Solutions. About Nomura Research Institute, Ltd.

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Japan, Australia and India to Launch Supply-Chain Initiative

Supply Chain Brain

The trade ministers of Japan, India and Australia agreed Tuesday to work toward achieving supply chain resilience in the Indo-Pacific region, following reports that the three nations are looking to work together to counter China’s dominance on trade.

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TSMC Mulls German, Japan Chip Plants to Diversify Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

In both cases for potential international expansion, the world’s biggest chipmaker will look to share the cost, whether with customers or government authorities eager to bring its business within their borders.

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