Tagged in Southeast Asia

GoTo Merger


GoTo Merger – A Super App, Woke Consumers, and A Transforming SEA Economy

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Prabhat Pawar

Jun 23, 2021

2019. That was the year when I first experienced the true power of wielding an app where I could hail a cab, order food or simply get parcels delivered anywhere in the city, all from a single interface. Although India had advanced reasonably well in the ride-hailing, food and b2c deliveries, and fintech industries individually […]

Reopening B2B Distribution and Fulfillment Operations in Southeast Asia

In Focus Webinars

Reopening B2B Distribution and Fulfillment Operations in Southeast Asia: Locus-DHL Webinar Takeaways

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Shweta Sarma

Oct 20, 2020

COVID-19 has been a disastrous black swan event in the history of mankind — A global crisis that impacted countries, industries, travel, trade, commerce, day-to-day lives, and what not! Like many other parts of the world, Southeast Asia was hit hard by the pandemic, as businesses came to a standstill across ASEAN countries.  Vietnam, being […]

Same Day Delivery in Southeast Asia


What is the perfect recipe for making same-day delivery a success in Southeast Asia?

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Team Locus

Mar 24, 2020

The internet economy in Southeast Asia is booming. Well, that is an accepted fact now. But, how booming is it really?  “The region added more than 10 million internet users last year, bringing the total number of people connected to the internet to 360 million in 2019. The internet user base is now 100 million […]

singles day 2020


Single’s Day and Available for Shopping

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Team Locus

Nov 8, 2019

When we think of events that cause a sharp spike in e-commerce revenues, occasions like Cyber Monday and Black Friday come to our mind. An often overlooked event that creates a massive boom for e-commerce companies in China and SE Asia is Single’s day.  Showcasing the pride of being single, in 2018, the festival grossed […]

Logistics Cost Optimization through Supply Chain Optimization


Logistics Cost Optimization: How can technology curb it?

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Team Locus

May 17, 2019

Why are logistics costs so high in Southeast Asia? The US spends 3.5% of its GDP on defence. India spends about 2.7% of its GDP on education. A substantial amount of money on sectors that directly affect the well being of society. Now imagine a country spending 24% of its GDP on logistics! Yup, Indonesia does that. Not only […]

CEP and 3PL

4 Questions You Need To Answer About Your Supply Chain If You Are In Southeast Asia

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Team Locus

Jul 30, 2018

Southeast Asia represents an economy of over 600 million people and a GDP of 2.4 trillion USD. According to the international research firm Frost & Sullivan, Indonesia’s compound annual growth rate is predicted to be 15.4% till 2020. Lower production costs, massive government spending, increasing disposable income of a growing middle class, along with an […]