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What will 2017 bring for logistics startups?

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2017 and the period until 2020 is likely to see the continued growth of logistics as a growth sector and investment destination for investors interested in tech startups.

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Visual from the company's social media page. September 2015
Amazon opens seven new fulfilment centres in India

Amazon India has invested in seven new warehouses, aggressively expanding its supply chain network in its fastest-growing market. The company, which now has 20 warehouses, has opened the new centres in Ahmedabad, Delhi, Kolkata, Nagpur, Gurgaon, Pune and Mumbai. “Sellers on our marketplace have been witnessing exponential growth with overall… Read more »

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Logistics: ASEAN’s Next Big Thing?

Capitalising on the economic growth of Southeast Asia’s (ASEAN’s) emerging markets, or delivering any non-digital product, requires effectively managing a complex supply chain. ASEAN presents significant challenges in this regard, especially in countries like the Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam, which are rapidly upgrading their infrastructure. Global businesses commonly centralise and consolidate logistics and supply… Read more »