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The Biggest Driver of Change and Growth in Supply Chain & Logistics

Over the past few years, we have witnessed the meteoric rise of e-Commerce as a global platform, driven by millennials and the ubiquitous smartphones.

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Over the past few years, we have witnessed the meteoric rise of e-Commerce as a global platform, in particular driven by millennials and the ubiquitous smartphones.

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This is compounded by the shift to Web 2.0, social media and online shopping. While the retail and logistics infrastructure supporting the sector is relatively stable, the increase in demand has put all logistics players under pressure.

Forrester projects online sales to exceed $1 trillion per year and forecasts it to double within 4 years, while Aberdeen Group’s Crossborder Transport Survey notes that 61% of all e-Commerce companies ship directly to customers.

Bit by bit, the growing need to deliver products to customers’ doorsteps is beginning to overwhelm existing supply chain and logistics networks and systems, soon to be made obsolete by an inevitable wave of technology disruption.

Source: e-Commerce: The Biggest Driver of Change and Growth in Supply Chain & Logistics | Grace Chua | Pulse | LinkedIn

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The Clubhouse challenge to digital authoritarianism in Thailand

Launched in 2020, Clubhouse is an audio-based social media platform which allows users to create groups and share stories. Each member can schedule and host a virtual room, and then decide who can speak.

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Disputes between the Thai authorities and anti-authoritarian movements are moving from the streets to the online world. Thai protestors are using creative memes and hashtags to spread their agenda.

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Biden recalibrates Trump’s approach to East Asia

Donald Trump seriously degraded the United States’ role in the region, helping Beijing to escalate the most hostile and confrontational US–China relationship in 50 years.

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President Joe Biden has much repair and restoration work to do in East Asia. Donald Trump seriously degraded the United States’ role in the region, helping Beijing to escalate the most hostile and confrontational US–China relationship in 50 years.

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‘Guillotine’ regulations to lift Thai economy

At the moment the government has already injected 1.9 trillion baht into the system, of which the loan amount accounts for 1 trillion baht.

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The second wave of Covid-19 in Thailand has proved to be challenging to our economic team.

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