Distribution Models in Vietnam: Primary, Secondary, and Last-mile Distribution


Vietnam has over 150 shopping centers, 800 supermarkets, 9,000 traditional markets and 2.2 There are 3 common models regarding distribution in Vietnam: Primary distribution, Secondary distribution, and Last-mile distribution. London: Freight Best Practice. Supermarkets are thus mushrooming as the favorite distributor in Vietnam. Vietnam has 1,765 convenience stores in total up to now, which means one store serves roughly 54,400 people [3].

Air Freight Trends to Watch in 2019

CH Robinson Transportfolio

What is your air freight strategy for the year ahead? The surge in demand for air freight that took off in mid-2016 normalized in early 2018. It is likely that 2018 will end with a growth rate in the 4% range, down from 10% in 2017 (measured in freight tonne kilometers per IATA ). Airlines continue to hone their air freight capacity strategy. Even if you don’t ship much air freight, it’s never too soon to explore your options. Explore air freight consolidation.

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Air Freight Trends to Watch in 2019

CH Robinson Transportfolio

What is your air freight strategy for the year ahead? The surge in demand for air freight that took off in mid-2016 normalized in early 2018. It is likely that 2018 will end with a growth rate in the 4% range, down from 10% in 2017 (measured in freight tonne kilometers per IATA ). Airlines continue to hone their air freight capacity strategy. Even if you don’t ship much air freight, it’s never too soon to explore your options. Explore air freight consolidation.

Maersk’s Transformation Embraces Digital Forwarding

Logistics Trends and Insights

A bit simplistic perhaps but if one is keeping score, digital forwarders seem to be taking the lead in the evolution of freight forwarding thanks to the recent announcements from Maersk. According to the press release, Damco’s freight forwarding business, which serves customers requiring air freight or multi-carrier options in ocean freight, will continue to be run as a separate and independent business under the Damco brand. Traditional Forwarder – 0.

Hanjin Bankruptcy Demonstrates Fragility of Ocean Freight Market Prior to “Black November”


The recent bankruptcy announcement of Hanjin, a major shipping line, on the Friday before the last Labor Day long weekend, was a shock to everyone working in the global logistics shipping industry. However, the announcement should not have come as a surprise, as the ocean cargo market has been suffering for some time by a condition of overcapacity, low rates, and a flat global market.

Five Key Takeaways From JOC’s TPM 2016


The world’s most popular route is still chock full of surprises, including: Vietnam has emerged as star exporter to the U.S., Venture Capital Loves Freight. The industry talk is now on how consumer e-commerce attitudes are starting to impact freight. For freight companies to be part of this future, they must re-work their trans-Pacific logistics strategy (and more) to emulate the pioneers – Walmart, Amazon and Alibaba. Five Key Takeaways From TPM 2016.

BEST Inc. expands its express delivery services in Southeast Asia


BEST's launch of express delivery services in Malaysia, Cambodia and Singapore follows its entry into Thailand and Vietnam last year. Integrated supply chain solutions and logistics services provider BEST Inc., which hails from in China, is expanding into Southeast Asia.

The need to know


bln Vietnam investment to ramp up business. billion investment in Vietnam over three years via a new venture to tap rising demand for logistics facilities in the Southeast Asian country, an executive at the Chinese-owned firm said.

How to Handle Logistics During Chinese New Year

Material Handling and Logistics

One to two weeks before CNY, factories will speed up their production causing a surge of freight. Vietnam – Lunar New Year – February 14-20 . “By implementing a few critical steps in advance of the holiday, shippers can avoid unnecessary bottlenecks and continue business with little or no interruption,” says Frank Guenzerodt, CEO of Dachser USA.

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Is Traffic Congestion Slowing Down Your Delivery During Peak Season? We Got A Solution!


As this trend keeps growing, freight service operators are challenged to come up with the most cost-efficient schedules for delivery. Magnitudes of congestion Traffic congestion is an escalating problem worldwide, especially in developing countries with a high rate of economic growth, increase in population and unmet infrastructure needs like Vietnam. Traffic congestion has remained as one of the biggest pain points in logistics management.

What you should know about ASEAN Last Mile Delivery


While Singapore consistently remains ASEAN’s best destination for logistics investors, countries of the Greater Mekong Subregion, such as Vietnam, are boosting their logististics industry. According to SpirEresearch, Vietnam’s logistics sector grew by 12% throughout the year of 2016. While Malaysia seeks to strengthen technology and human capital and boost freight demand, Indonesia simplifies logistics regulations to encourage businesses to immerse in e-commerce.

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The Amazing Supply Chain of Your Morning Coffee!

Supply Chain Game Changer

But let´s start with the origin: the coffee seed grows best in a humid climate, with a stable temperature of approximately 25 degrees Celsius (approximately 77 degrees Farenheit), making Brazil, Vietnam, Colombia, Peru and other similar regions optimal growing locations. SCM #SupplyChain #Freight #Logistics #Retail #Coffee #Business #Leadership #Tea. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Article written by Julia Severins and originally published on [link].

Expect Uncertainty for Inbound Shipments into Asia and China

CH Robinson Logistics

Unfortunately, moving factories west also creates extra expenses for inland freight as well as added transit time from the port terminal. Vietnam to become world’s factory? Vietnam may just come out on top of the trade disruptions. With a strong infrastructure, including a deep-sea port that serves mega-vessels, Vietnam could be on track to replace China as the world’s factory. Geopolitical uncertainties such as Brexit, the China-U.S.

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Extreme Global Weather Set to Continue – What’s the Supply Chain Impact (Part 1)?

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According to figures issued recently by the UN's World Meteorological Organization (WMO), which monitors global weather, the first six weeks of 2014 saw extreme weather occur almost simultaneously in countries across the globe, from significant snowfall in North America to damaging storms and floods in the United Kingdom, to heat waves in Brazil, Southern Africa and Australia and even snow in Vietnam. .

The Changing Face of Manufacturing: How US Manufacturers are Looking Homeward


Starting from the early 1990s, North American and European manufacturers made a beeline to set up factories in China, India, Vietnam and other Asian and African countries where labor was dirt-cheap and the cash-strapped governments of those countries were more than welcoming. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post The Changing Face of Manufacturing: How US Manufacturers are Looking Homeward appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis

5 best software every logistics manager needs


Using TMS allows you to improve your customer’s happy experience with receiving your product, spend less time on freight management, save more on freight cost, and much more. Despite the huge advantages TMS bring, in Vietnam, regarding transportation, only “19 percent of enterprises use transportation management systems and 29 percent use GPS” [1]. Everything goes digital nowadays and logistics management is no exception.

Smart Supply Chains Adapt to Overcome COVID-19 Challenges

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These smart operators include: John Deere: The agricultural vehicle manufacturer says it expects to spend $40 million (USD) on expedited freight to ensure there is no disruption in supply. Examples are: Samsung Electronics , which is shifting part of its domestic phone production to Vietnam due to the rapid advance of COVID-19 in South Korea. It is also airlifting parts from China to its Vietnam operations.

How A Brewery Company Manages Contracted Transporters In Real-time


They kept its traditional recipe for beer with the help of modern technology and highly qualified staff to grow into one of the leading brewery companies in Vietnam. Reduce freight expenses One of the greatest benefits that this platform provides for transportation management is reducing freight expenses. Introduction This brewery company has a long history of 129 years of development with 22 subsidiaries and 5000 employees.

Reversing globalisation: Near shoring, reshoring or staying put?


Both Alicke and Nicholas note Vietnam as a huge winner. “We Vietnam has an incredible wage inflation and Vietnam is basically full right now,” says Nicholas, who even admits that “ I have friends that bought real estate in Vietnam a few years ago and I kick myself for not doing that”. That might be China, or South Korea, or Japan, or might now possibly be Vietnam. We have been living through remarkable times when it comes to manufacturing, technology and trade.

Amazon vs. Alibaba: A Battle for Southeast Asia


2015 was a big year in terms of logistics and globalization for Amazon, who began making their way into the shipping industry, registering in China as a freight forwarder and a shipping broker for 12 routes, including Shanghai to Los Angeles and Hamburg. They’ve also named themselves as a cross-border logistics service and an ocean freight company, with ports in Japan, Europe, and the United States.

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Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling and Logistics

The Index, in its ninth year, ranks 50 emerging markets countries by factors that make them attractive to logistics providers, freight forwarders, shipping lines, air cargo carriers and distributors. India and China are the logistics industry’s favorite investment destinations, but Vietnam leads a second group that includes UAE, Brazil and Indonesia.

Doing Business in Thailand


Thailand’s 63 paved airports moved 2,134,149,001 mt-km of freight in 2015. In addition to its well-developed air freight infrastructure, Thailand also has a modern and robust transportation infrastructure of paved roads, rail and waterways. Japan, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Australia and Malaysia. Once known as Siam, Thailand became a constitutional monarchy in 1932. Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country not colonized by a European power.

China’s first commercial self-driving trucks begin operations


Deppon Express is a leading logistics company in China, with operations in Korea, Japan, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, and Vietnam. China Post and Deppon Express have begun autonomous package delivery services with the first self-driving vehicles to be put into daily commercial use in China. The delivery trucks will operate on autonomous driving technologies developed by FABU Technology.

The need to know


Air freight rates head back to earth as virus-driven boom cools. Samsung to relocate Chinese display production to Vietnam – media. Samsung Electronics is planning to shift much of its display production from China to its plant in southern Vietnam this year, state media said on Friday. . The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists. Brazil ecommerce jumps 57% in first five months of 2020 fueled by COVID-19. Brazilian e-commerce has risen by 56.8%

Spotlight on Ocean Shipping in The Transpacific Eastbound Lane

CH Robinson Transportfolio

A few have already started importing from Thailand, Vietnam, and India instead of China. Overall, shippers and consignees will need to keep a close eye on every single dollar, from ocean freight cost to drayage to chassis to free time and more. Learn more about how a third-party logistics provider can help you optimize the global shipping processes, whether you choose to use ocean shipping or air freight.

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How Europe is Coping with Supply Chain Disruption


Yet with the autobahns, motorways and highways largely free of traffic apart from freight, goods are generally getting through and we are yet to see long-term shortages of food and other essential items. Elizabeth de Jong of the UK Freight Trade Association told the BBC that the demand has been 50 to 100 per cent above usual, and road hauliers have adapted to keep up. Adapting to the present and future challenges of COVID-19.

This Week in Logistics News (April 20-24, 2015)

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Robinson Expands Asian Operations to Vietnam. February 2015 North American Freight Numbers. Lots of supply chain and logistics news this week, so let’s go straight to the items that caught my attention: Amazon now ships to your Audi’s trunk ( USA Today ). Amazon Reveals Just How Huge the Cloud Is for Its Business ( Wired ). UPS Brings Technology and Logistics Expertise to Study of Drone Use in Humanitarian Response.

UPS Remains Positive on Asia Opportunities

Logistics Trends and Insights

The time-definite, guaranteed service, UPS Worldwide Express, also expanded its reach into Xi An, China and new provinces in Vietnam, allowing customers to utilize UPS Worldwide Express Freight, guaranteed, door-to-door service for palletized shipments over 70 kilograms. In addition, UPS Worldwide Express Freight and UPS Worldwide Express Freight Midday recently expanded into Russia that expanded coverage to almost 2,300 postal codes in the Moscow, St.

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This Week in Logistics News (December 9-13, 2013)

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Freight Shipments Fell 0.7% Simply put, the countries in the TPP (which includes Canada, Japan, Vietnam, Australia, Singapore, and six other Asian countries) account for 40 percent of U.S. Same-day delivery (or is it shipping?) and global trade dominated the news this week, so let’s take a look. Home Depot To Offer Same Day Delivery ( Wall Street Journal ). Retailers Turn Store Clerks Into Web Shippers ( Wall Street Journal ).

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Maximize your JIT logistics operation with powerful software


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6 Tips for Creating Private Label Products for Amazon FBA


You might want to check out other regional manufacturing hubs if you’re doing clothing (Bangladesh and Vietnam) or leather goods and shoes (Vietnam). Remember that landed costs — custom duties, insurance and freight — add to the total cost of your products and thus affect your profit margin. Introduction.

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

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Bed Bath & Beyond @BedBathBeyond Bed Bath & Beyond has discovered a way to save millions of dollars on freight over the next few years, thanks to a new 755,000 square-foot distribution facility slated to open in the fall of 2019. The company is also focusing on freight savings, expanding its TMS to include more destinations and vendors, shipping more volume through a consolidated network (instead of direct to store) and working with suppliers on various savings strategies.

8-Step Importing Guide For First Timers


For example, China for just about everything that can be made, Vietnam for clothing and shoes, and Bangladesh for garments. This is traditionally used for sea freight but it has been used for other modes of transport as well. CIF (Cost, Insurance and Freight) requires the seller to pay for the transport of goods and insurance up to the named port of destination. Introduction. Importing goods is all about utilizing a country’s comparative advantage.

Malaysia a Key Link in Asia’s Disaster Resilience Plan

Supply Chain @ MIT

magnitude earthquake in Indonesia and floods in Indonesia, Thailand, and Vietnam. Titled Chartering vs Commercial Air-Freight from UNHRD Subang in Response to Disaster in South East Asia, the research was conducted by student Song Yang and supervised by MISI Assistant Professor Dr. Ioannis Lagoudis. This post was published in the summer 2013 issue of the MIT SCALE Network electronic newsletter Supply Chain Frontiers.

Five Tips on Sourcing Products From China


In fact, China’s wages have been on the rise and fast-growing countries like Vietnam and Bangladesh are developing niches in footwear and clothing manufacturing as well. Once the goods are finished and ready for export, they will take care of export certification and documentation, and finally arrange for international freight shipping. Introduction.