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

Abivin

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.

Air Freight Trends to Watch in 2019

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 ).

Air Freight Trends to Watch in 2019

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 ).

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.

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. Subscribe Here!

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

NC State SCRC

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.

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

BluJay Solutions

e-Commerce operations, logistics service providers (LSPs), and Freight Forwarders are all equally impacted by extreme weather scenarios. Blog Freight Forwarding (Software) Logistics Logistics (Software) Supply Chain Supply Chain (software) Transportation Management (TMS

What you should know about ASEAN Last Mile Delivery

Abivin

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.

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China’s first commercial self-driving trucks begin operations

EFT

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.

This Week in Logistics News (November 26-30, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Supply chain reaction: trade war refugees race to relocate to Vietnam, Thailand (Reuters). Integration with 10-4 carrier tracking system provides real-time location of freight, arrivals, departures, and geofencing.

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

Cerasis

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.

Spotlight on Ocean Shipping in The Transpacific Eastbound Lane

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.

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How to Handle Logistics During Chinese New Year

Material Handling & 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 .

5 best software every logistics manager needs

Abivin

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. Everything goes digital nowadays and logistics management is no exception.

Amazon vs. Alibaba: A Battle for Southeast Asia

Elementum

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.

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

Talking Logistics

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 ).

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

Talking Logistics

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?)

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Maximize your JIT logistics operation with powerful software

Abivin

freight or l?g??t??? For example, Abivin vRoute has facilitated one of the largest FMCG distributors in Vietnam to successfully apply JIT operations in Ho Chi Minh city. In a lean manufacturing ?nv?r?nm?nt, d one of the ??v?n r wastes. n be defined as ?n? nd above wh?t t ?? ?urr?ntl?

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling & 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.

6 Tips for Creating Private Label Products for Amazon FBA

EMERGE App

You might want to check out other regional manufacturing hubs if you’re doing clothing (Bangladesh and Vietnam) or leather goods and shoes (Vietnam). Introduction.

8-Step Importing Guide For First Timers

EMERGE App

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. Introduction.

8-Step Importing Guide For First Timers

EMERGE App

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. Introduction.

Tariffs Just the Latest Reason to Implement a TMS Solution

Supply Chain Collaborator

But China has quietly closed a trading loophole that for years allowed large volumes of American almonds to be transported into the country through Vietnam without incurring import taxes.”.

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

EMERGE App

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. Introduction.

Thailand Courts Foreign Investment, While Leadership Questions Remain

Supply Chain Brain

GDP growth lags that of Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam. Projects to improve physical networks include substantial investments in electric and high-speed trains, double-tracking of railways, and the development of multiple airports, all intended to support both tourism and the movement of freight. “Stop and go.” Sway and swing.” Those were among the phrases that officials voiced at a recent seminar in Bangkok organized by the Thailand Board of Investment (BOI).

Float like a Butterfly, Sting like a Bee

Tailwind

He was a conscientious objector to the war in Vietnam, though his conviction was overturned in a Supreme Court decision. So what learning can we draw in business, in the trucking software business, in the freight brokerage and trucking industries, from this man?

Float like a Butterfly, Sting like a Bee

Tailwind

He was a conscientious objector to the war in Vietnam, though his conviction was overturned in a Supreme Court decision. So what learning can we draw in business, in the trucking software business, in the freight brokerage and trucking industries, from this man? “Muhammad, Muhammad Ali. He floats like a Butterfly, and Stings like a Bee. Muhammad, The Black Superman. Who calls to the other guy – I’m A-a-a-a-l -i. Catch me if you can”. – Johnny Wakelin & Kinshasa Band, 1975.