In 1995, Singapore’s top economic planning agency, the Economic Development Board (EDB) initiated the idea of developing local Singapore domestic capabilities in logistics and supply chain management. The rationale was to develop Logistics and Supply Chain sector as an important economic pillar of Singapore. Today, this sector is significantly contributed to the Singapore’s economic development. Like many other sectors in Singapore, Logistics and Supply Chain sector also faces some challenges from various factors. In this assignment, students need to discuss the contributions, the challenges and the improvement strategies in this sector.
By using micro/macroeconomic concepts to discuss how this sector continues playing an important pillar for Singapore economic growth. Obtain and discuss the relevant economic evidence to support all the position statements.
This question belongs to economics and discusses about Singapore Economic Development.
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