The Urgency To Transform Vietnam Cold Chain Logistics

Abivin

With the rise of living standards in Vietnam, the demand for high-quality food is increasing rapidly. Currently, Vietnam is one of the five largest fruit and vegetable exporting countries in the world thanks to strong growth in markets such as China, Japan, the USA, Russia, Indonesia, Taiwan, and South Korea (2). Broken cold chain logistics is a common occurrence in Vietnam’s food retail market, especially the general trade channels”.

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. A Land of Logistics Opportunity. Key Logistics Challenges in Vietnam. Logistics Expertise in Vietnam. Logistics

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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. Source: Department for Transport [DfT] (2007). Instead of selling directly to customers, which is now challenging, manufacturers usually transport goods to intermediaries and delegate the right to distribute products to them.

How A Brewery Company Manages Contracted Transporters In Real-time

Abivin

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. As a big manufacturer, they follow a strict logistics process to manage transportation in real-time, which has been proven to improve efficiency and profit. In this article, we will take a deeper insight into how one leading brewery company can effectively manage all contracted transporters in real-time.

Where Does Cuba Rank in Logistics?

Talking Logistics

All this talk about Cuba, however, sparked a question for me this week: Where does Cuba rank in logistics? The answer, according to the World Bank’s Logistics Performance Index (LPI) , is near the bottom of the list. The logistics performance (LPI) is the weighted average of the country scores on the six key dimensions: Efficiency of the clearance process (i.e., Back in 2001, my friend and logistics expert Art Van Bodegraven traveled to Cuba as part of a logistics delegation.

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Trade Logistics Gap Persists Between Developed and Developing Countries

Material Handling and Logistics

A more advanced economy translates to better trade logistics. The report, which contains the Logistics Performance Index (LPI), is a bi-annual report that scores 168 countries on how efficiently supply chains connect firms to domestic and international opportunities.

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling and Logistics

Executives in a new survey, 2018 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, are divided about whether a new pact would help Mexico (24.3%); hurt Mexico (21.8%); or leave trade unchanged (25.7%). Executives in a new survey, “ 2018 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index ”, are divided about whether a new pact would help Mexico (24.3%); hurt Mexico (21.8%); or leave trade unchanged (25.7%). 8 in the infrastructure/transport category and maintains its grip on No.

5 best software every logistics manager needs

Abivin

Everything goes digital nowadays and logistics management is no exception. Knowing how to utilize technology to every step of logistics management will help you – supply chain professionals – to maintain a cost-efficient supply management strategy. We know that it’s a nerve-wracking job for you to control all-thing-logistics every day. Therefore, we went on a research of the best logistics management tools to lift up the burden on your shoulder.

Global Logistics—January 2016

Inbound Logistics

Shippers unprepared for supply chain disruptions; China wants pirate hunting base in Horn of Africa; bringing cargo into Kenya; India ramps up transportation infrastructure development; air cargo carriers seek to cut costs without sacrificing growth; Amazon invests in India; China’s greenest supply chains; international shrimp supply chain linked to human trafficking and slavery; World Trade Organization rules to abolish agricultural subsidies; Mexico and U.S.

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Maximize your JIT logistics operation with powerful software

Abivin

" [1] How route optimization and fleet management software can improve JIT operations As mentioned above, transportation is one of the most vital components of logistics under a JIT system. The implementation of a route optimization or fleet management system can greatly improve the performance of any logistics transportation mode or type. 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? d and/or ?n

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

Abivin

This article will look into two major components of logistics: warehouse and last-mile delivery. In developing countries like Vietnam, human delivery men are still the only choice. It will take even more time for them to appeal to developing markets such as Vietnam due to its highly complex and less systematic transportation networks.

Top 7 Digital Transformation Technologies For The Supply Chain

Abivin

has ,gradually ,brought about new operational changes to conventional Supply Chain and Logistics ,activities in particular, Under the increased demands of modern consumerist culture, businesses are also developing their own desires, which range from automating manual processes, improving transportation management to ensuring operational transparency through information technology applications in Logistics. ,Industry, 4.0

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

6 River Systems

The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day. Each one is featured as having done something unique to reinvent their supply chain and logistics. Coyote Logistics @CoyoteLogistics Coyote Logistics prides itself on its innovative logistics and supply chain philosophy. Globally, the company ranks 3rd in air and ocean freight, and ranks 5th for international contract logistics.

The Remarkable Supply Chain of the Coffee Bean

Unleashed

In between this process, the beans go through international transporters, export sellers and retailers like grocery stores, cafes and specialty shops. Transporting. Business Tips coffee inventory stock logistics supply chain

Bringing It All Back Home – OTR TMS Supports Reversion to Regional Manufacturing

Supply Chain Collaborator

Will the trend toward a return to “regional manufacturing” boost volumes in over the road transportation in North America as manufacturers move away from Asian overseas operations? Transportation logistics software solutions play a key role in effectuating this change. With trade wars and tariffs pinching operational profitability, manufacturers are looking at alternative locales like VietNam, India and, Mexico.

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

Talking Logistics

It’s been a busy couple of weeks in the supply chain and logistics realm, with lots of news related to global trade and technology. Supply chain reaction: trade war refugees race to relocate to Vietnam, Thailand (Reuters). Hunt Transport Services, Inc.

What you should know about ASEAN Last Mile Delivery

Abivin

The logistics industry in ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) is thriving in recent years, making it a huge logistics hub for both domestic and foreign investors. What are the challenges facing ASEAN logistics managers?

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Transportation TIP List: Week of June 30th, 2019

Transplace

Transportation TIP List: Week of June 30 th , 2019. via other Asian countries such as Vietnam, according to trade data and overseas officials. What transportation trends are you following this Independence Day? The post Transportation TIP List: Week of June 30th, 2019 appeared first on.

What is the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? Guest Post by Arun Gupta, PhD

Supply Chain View from the Field

In its current form the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a potential free trade agreement (FTA) between the US and 11 Asia-Pacific (APAC) countries (Canada, Mexico, Peru, Chile, Japan, Vietnam, Brunei, Singapore, Australia, Malaysia, and New Zealand). BVL International China Supply Chain Emerging Issues in Supply Chain Global Distribution Global Supply Chain Retail Logistics Supply Chain Economics Supply Chain Strategy Transportation Planning

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

Supply Chain View from the Field

Some of the issues impacted include manufacturing, catalog management, BI and analytics, pricing, order management, customer service, fulfillment and transportation, and many, many others. 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!

Transportation TIP List: Week of June 30th, 2019

Transplace

Transportation TIP List: Week of June 30 th , 2019. via other Asian countries such as Vietnam, according to trade data and overseas officials. What transportation trends are you following this Independence Day? The post Transportation TIP List: Week of June 30th, 2019 appeared first on.

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

Abivin

Traffic congestion has remained as one of the biggest pain points in logistics management. This article discusses traffic congestion causes, how it impairs efficiency of logistics activities and possible solutions to overcome traffic congestion. 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.

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

BluJay Solutions

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. .

Five Key Takeaways From JOC’s TPM 2016

Freightos

For shippers, carriers and logistics providers, the JOC ’s TPM (Trans-Pacific Maritime Conference) is one of the must-attends on the annual events calendar. The world’s most popular route is still chock full of surprises, including: Vietnam has emerged as star exporter to the U.S., China’s booming e-commerce is a great opportunity for logistics providers given the potential for scaling. Amazon isn’t the only tech player interested in logistics.

Expect Uncertainty for Inbound Shipments into Asia and China

CH Robinson Logistics

But these same disruptions are also causing serious challenges to the transportation industry in China and Asia at large. . 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. Freight Market Update Global Forwarding Global Transportation Logistics Transportation Market

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6 Answers for Your Top TPP Agreement Questions

CH Robinson Transportfolio

While we’re still sorting through the full text, we wanted to provide you with some background, answer some questions, and offer some insight about what the TPP agreement means for the transportation and logistics industry. Essentially it is a proposed trade agreement between 12 countries—the United States, Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam.

Multiple Constraints of Route Planning in ASEAN

Abivin

Transportation systems in ASEAN countries have drastically developed during the past decades along with their economic growth and rising population. Will ASEAN’s logistics industry rise to challenges?

The Amazing Supply Chain of Your Morning Coffee!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The entire supply chain is further extended by several intermediaries, including global transporters as well as exporters and retailers. SCM #SupplyChain #Freight #Logistics #Retail #Coffee #Business #Leadership #Tea. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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

Cerasis

” We have many manufacturing shipper customers, and we love to create content of value for them on such subjects as best practices in logistics or trends around the supply chain. While this is bad news for oil producers, it is good news for US manufacturers who will see a significant fall in the cost of manufacturing and transportation. This is the first post in a two part series on the “Changing Face of Manufacturing.”

Smart Supply Chains Adapt to Overcome COVID-19 Challenges

Logistics Bureau

Almost 75 percent of US companies are experiencing capacity shortfalls in their supply chains, due to Coronavirus-linked transport disruptions , a new study has shown. 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.

Reversing globalisation: Near shoring, reshoring or staying put?

EFT

Ports became increasingly able to dock massive container vessels holding huge numbers of ISO-standardised containers, meaning it wasn’t only manufacturing that crashed in cost but the ability to transport the goods as well. The result was massively globalised trade, where finished products could have components from dozens of countries and require tens of thousands of transport miles. Usually the issues we see are on the supply side, such as delays in manufacturing or transport.

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. BRIC Supply Chain China Supply Chain Global Distribution Logistics Supply Chain Economics Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Risk

What do I need to do to get a drink around here?

DELMIA Quintiq

For those that don’t, logistics in Asia pose another problem. Unlike Europe or North America, Asia has very little controlled temperature transport and storage capacity. A product travelling hundreds of kilometers across Vietnam or India in an unrefrigerated truck would result in high rates of spoilage. How Asia challenges beverage supply chains. If you aren’t familiar with Asia, the unique complexities it piles onto your beverage supply chain are hard to see.

Supply Chain Professional Do’s and Don’ts during the Pandemic!

Supply Chain Game Changer

It’s not only physical commodities that are in need, it could also be transportation, distribution, or even warehousing related space or activities to move vital supplies and equipment around. Consider other possible regional opportunities for the future (such as Vietnam, Bangladesh, etc.),

This is Not a Supply Chain Storm to Weather!

Supply Chain Game Changer

With less transportation capacity, carriers are forced to hike shipping costs, and airfreight rates from China to Europe were already up 253% YOY in April. It’s a matter of time before many China-based supply chains shift into Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Thailand, or come home. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Supply Chain Storm article and permission to publish here provided by Bryce Boothby.