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Posts tagged with "Henrik Batallones"

Building Blocks

Building Blocks

Oct. 14 | The first time I encountered Job’s tears was in a Korean television show. Not sure anymore if it’s a variety show I followed or a food show I chanced upon, but anyway, Job’s tears—it’s a type of grain, and they made tea out of it, by roasting...

Three Takeaways

Three Takeaways

Sep. 28 | It’s been a very hectic past few weeks for us at SCMAP as we mounted this year’s SCMAP Supply Chain Conference— an extra special one, as we are also marking our 30th anniversary as an organization. And so, we would like to thank everyone who made...

Exploring the Intersections

Exploring the Intersections

Sep. 15 | While working on our cover story for the next issue of our magazine, Supply Chain Philippines—it being our 30th anniversary, it is a retrospective on what came before, but also a look at what lies ahead—I’ve had the chance to look at the programme...

Once Again, Mobility

Once Again, Mobility

Sep. 2 | A news item caught my eye last week: ride-sharing giants Grab will pilot a scooter service in Intramuros. Thirty scooters will be deployed in the district for three months, as part of its GrabWheels program. Those interested can use it for free.   It...

What’s In A Name?

What’s In A Name?

Aug. 17 | A few weeks back we attended an event by the Department of Trade and Industry, unveiling consultations towards the establishment of a new e-commerce roadmap. Many stakeholders were in attendance, from retailers, marketplaces, financial institutions and...

Up In the Air

Up In the Air

Aug. 5 | Last week it was confirmed that San Miguel Corporation will go ahead with construction of a state-of-the-art airport in Bulakan, Bulacan, after the Swiss challenge set by government saw no other bidders emerge. The project, which is estimated to cost...

The Technology Element

The Technology Element

Jul. 22 | “Intelligent industries must be supported by smart logistics,” DTI secretary Ramon Lopez said at the beginning of this year’s Logistics Services Philippines Conference, held last week at the Philippine International Convention Center. Thus, part...

Breaking Point

Breaking Point

Jul. 9 | This is typically a column about supply chain issues, but as I write this, Metro Manila is in the middle of yet another water crisis, the second this year. With the rainy season slowly getting underway the situation has been somewhat mitigated, but still,...

Long Way

Long Way

Jun. 22 | We got a timely reminder from our executive director Cora Curay during our General Membership Meeting last week: we have gone a long way.   Years ago it would have been difficult to engage many stakeholders towards a common cause. When our predecessor...

Why Can’t We Take Advantage?

Why Can’t We Take Advantage?

Jun. 7 | One of the more impressive things I learned during our recently concluded Supply Chain Immersion in Bacolod is the use of drones to apply fertilizer to growing sugar cane.   Well, all right, it’s not really impressive in a ground-breaking way,...