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A brief guide to key 3PL players in Indonesia

With the booming ecommerce business in  Indonesia, ecommerce logistics is never far behind. We had previously talked about the ecommerce logistics partners in our blog here. With the upcoming Chinese New Year holidays, let’s have an update of the key… Continue Reading →

Where did RedMart go wrong, and why did Lazada buy it?

When RedMart launched in Singapore in 2011 – the idea was not really loved by investors, and the founders had to meet hundred of individuals to put together enough money to kick start. Fast forward a number of years, RedMart… Continue Reading →

Ninja Van and its diluted ownership

The latest round of funding for Ninja Van gives the fuel to expand across markets (but) at the cost of diluting its founders’ shares to the company. This is why.

[MW Special Report] E-commerce Logistics in Vietnam

As e-commerce in Vietnam grows, last mile delivery has plenty of opportunity to grow with it. But underdeveloped transport infrastructure has so far created a last-mile logistics sector that is more dependent on labour than on anything else. Players that… Continue Reading →

This will make you look at Indonesia differently

Indonesia has more than 17000 islands, however most foreign tech investors and entrepreneurs rarely go beyond Jakarta. There are blue oceans in the provinces.

Rise of niche ecommerce in SEA, probably to be captured by Facebook

How Facebook is quietly positioning themselves to capture some of the ecommerce marketplace in Southeast Asia.

Lazada squeezes the likes of Ezbuy out in Southeast Asia

We have always been arguing that with the giants such as Alibaba, Lazada and JD.com entering the Southeast Asian market, smaller e-commerce platforms will increasingly find it difficult to survive, let alone grow. The same is happening to the Daigou… Continue Reading →

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