The Status of Logistics in Vietnam: A Very Brief Appraisal

Logistics Bureau

To help you with your research, we decided to put together this brief summary of the logistics landscape in Vietnam. If your company currently has any manufacturing outsourced to China and is starting to feel the impact of rising costs, you might consider Vietnam as an attractive alternative.

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

6 River Systems

These 36 innovative companies have figured out how to hack their operations, gaining some financial or media recognition for their methods. Kick back, be inspired and happy innovating. The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day.

MobiVi: Establishing Credit Lending In Vietnam Using Telecom Technologies

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

MobiVi: Establishing Credit Lending In Vietnam Using Telecom Technologies By Hau Lee (Stanford), Jawad Masood (UCLA), and Christopher Tang (UCLA). Like many developing countries, access to credit for middle and lower classes through formal banking channels is limited in Vietnam. By the end of 2011, there were one million credit cards issued in Vietnam only to the high-income class because of the absence of a personal credit bureau.

Omni-Channel Supply Chains Are Changing Everything You Ever Learned in School…

Supply Chain View from the Field

For example, one may say machine washable, the other hand wash, one says made in USA, the other Made in Vietnam – for the same product! A senior executive from a large global manufacturer came to speak in my MBA class this week, and discussed the major shifts in global business that was occurring due to the emergence of omni-channel capabilities in the supply chain.

Dr. Hau Lee on the New Supply Chain—and What to Watch Out for in TPP


His areas of specialization include global value chain innovations, supply chain management, global logistics, inventory modeling, and environmental and social responsibility. Nike manufacturers are based in China, Indonesia, and Vietnam.

Malaysia a Key Link in Asia’s Disaster Resilience Plan

Supply Chain @ MIT

This was one of the main talking points at the 2013 Health & Humanitarian Logistics Conference, hosted by the Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISI) in Malaysia this June. magnitude earthquake in Indonesia and floods in Indonesia, Thailand, and Vietnam. humanitarian Strategy disaster response services logistics malaysia institute for supply chain innovation SCALE southeast asian nations Supply chain innovation supply chain operations

Maersk’s Transformation Embraces Digital Forwarding

Logistics Trends and Insights

Maersk’s September 3 announcement of moving Twill, Damco’s digital freight forwarding service, under the Maersk umbrella as a ‘Maersk Innovation’ effective immediately and combined with Damco’s supply chain services moving to the Maersk folds on January 1, 2019 seems to have left Damco’s freight forwarding services hanging. Traditional Forwarder – 0. Digital Forwarder – 1.

SCRC Meeting Insights Part II: Management Principles for Executing Visibility Strategies


And when you now expand your supply chain to places like China, Vietnam, and Latin America, where emerging country customers are located, the variability in data standards and integrity will only increase, as many individuals are still using fax and phone calls in these regions. Big Data Customer Relationship Management Design for Supply Chain Emerging Issues in Supply Chain Innovation in the Supply Chain Organizing for Supply Chain Social Media in Supply Chains Supply chain analytics

Bristlecone Flash – February 2019


In the past three months alone, we’ve worked with clients in dozens of countries – USA, UK, India, Thailand, Romania, Vietnam, China, Malaysia, Canada, Germany, UAE, Taiwan, Indonesia and many more. INDUSTRY INNOVATOR. AMERICAN CORPORATE APPAREL COMPANY SELECTS BRISTLECONE.

Redesign to Improve Value: A Case Study of a Supply Chain Leader

Supply Chain Shaman

While innovation has slowed in Enterprise Resource Plannning (ERP) and Supply Chain Planning, I am bullish about some of the innovation coming from the supply chain network design technology providers like JDA, Llamasoft and Solvoyo. For example, we produce in Vietnam and China.

Opinion: Gen Z knows they can influence the marketplace – for good

6 River Systems

With all of these factors forcing traditional retailers into a corner, the ecomm industry has thrived, driving innovative warehouse and supply chain solutions. “Should consumers choose to support a business, no matter how cheap or convenient its services are?”

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

Talking Logistics

Robinson Expands Asian Operations to Vietnam. We strive to focus relentlessly on the customer, innovate rapidly, and drive operational excellence. Innovate Rapidly.

Has China lost its relevance as a production location?

Supply Chain Movement

This is still very favourable in comparison with wages within the EU, and wages have increased more significantly in other nearby countries, such as Vietnam and Bangladesh to name but a few. Maybe it could be time to turn the tables, and to invite your supplier in for a talk on future innovation opportunities? China’s position as a production location is currently a hot topic amongst global thought leaders in supply chain.

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Will robots take the place of low-level logistics jobs?


In developing countries like Vietnam, human delivery men are still the only choice. Dispatch’s Carry robot is one such innovative invention: If Carry and similar products receive the authority’s green light, they will directly replace human workers and save retailers massive amounts of money.

Multiple Constraints of Route Planning in ASEAN


Apart from the 2 leading nations – Singapore and Malaysia, other nations like Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam are also rapidly upgrading their road, rail, maritime and air cargo infrastructure in line with ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) frameworks.

Using Data on Worker Sense of Value to Guide Improvements in Social Performance in the Supply Chain


The initial Verité survey assessments were conducted in five countries (China, Bangladesh, India, Guatemala and Vietnam) covering 78 facilities with a total worker population of 187,036.

What Is The Mission?

Supply Chain Shaman

As markets shift—lifecycle shifts, economic changes, and innovation triggers–a well-designed supply chain enables continuous improvement on the Effective Frontier. Clarity of mission was not the case for my friends drafted into the US war effort in Vietnam. Technology change is moving faster than process innovation. Daily I see one. You probably also have them in your mail. What is it?

Sales and Operations Alignment: Often The Missing Link

Supply Chain Shaman

He had recently returned from his stint as the commercial leader for Syngenta in Vietnam, and was excited to tell me about his beach-side investment in Australia. This is the event where supply chain innovators talk to supply chain visionaries.

Collaboration: The New Battle Cry of Supply Chain

Supply Chain Network

Secondary markets like Vietnam and Turkey are also getting more attention. Bangladesh, Cambodia, and Vietnam experienced similar wage-related strikes and walkouts.

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Trump’s China Cold War Yields Hard Look at Global Supply Chains

Material Handling & Logistics

During a visit to the manufacturing heartland of Guangdong province in October, Xi reiterated a mantra that China must strive to be self-reliant, especially on innovation. "A new consensus is rising across America," VP Mike Pence declared.

What Will Nokia's Comeback Look Like?


Nine years later, the smartphone market is far more diluted—leaving some potential for Nokia to innovate beyond the existing players’ offers. In Vietnam, the mobile phone market looks different. Nokia was one of the most popular mobile phone companies in the late 90’s and early 2000’s.

Thailand Courts Foreign Investment, While Leadership Questions Remain

Supply Chain Brain

GDP growth lags that of Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam. In the 2018 edition of the Bloomberg Innovation Index , Thailand ranked 45th. The nation’s goal is to rank in the top half of the Bloomberg Innovation Index “within a few years,” said Kan Trakulhoon, a member of the policy committee overseeing development of the EEC. “Stop and go.” Sway and swing.”

Navigating the Future in an Uncertain Political and Regulatory Environment


Participants also attended the Innovation Showcase in Nelson Hall,, featuring two winning supply chain teams in the undergraduate and graduate divisions! Following this session, we all proceeded to Nelson Hall, to participate in the Innovation Showcase.