The Urgency To Transform Vietnam Cold Chain Logistics


With the rise of living standards in Vietnam, the demand for high-quality food is increasing rapidly. However, despite its potential, the cold chain logistics sector in Vietnam has been fragmented with small and medium service providers that provide localized services that do not cover the.

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. Distributors are in charge of connecting manufacturers with retailers, they market products through different channels and handle the logistics requirements that manufacturers are not able or do not want to conduct in-house.

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The Status of Logistics in Vietnam: A Very Brief Appraisal

Logistics Bureau

If you are a new Vietnamese business operator in search of logistics services, a foreign company considering entering the Vietnamese market, or a multinational logistics enterprise thinking about cashing in on the country’s economic growth, it’s a good idea to know a little at least, about the current state of play in the Vietnamese logistics sector. To help you with your research, we decided to put together this brief summary of the logistics landscape in Vietnam.

Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh City) Workshops


Location: Vietnam Institute of Logistics (VIL). Formerly known as MGC Institute of Logistics (MIL)]. 3, Ho Chi Minh City, VietNam. Vietnam diploma education ho chi minh city saigon schedule subjects vietnamPlease refer to the timetable for upcoming workshops on our events page. Thien Son Building 8th floor. 05 Nguyen Gia Thieu St., Dist. Email: Tel: (84-8) 39330148 Fax:(84-8) 39330147. Website:

Industry Insight: E-commerce in Vietnam


Vietnam, a nation ravaged by wars and epidemics through its recent history, has shown tremendous grit while establishing itself as one of the world’s fastest-growing economies. Largely dependent on agricultural produce, Vietnam struggled financially until the United States of America lifted its economic embargo on the Southeast Asian nation in 1994. But the genuine signs of moving forward were evident after Vietnam and the USA signed a Bilateral Trade Agreement (BTA) in 2000.

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. Across the board, most countries have pursued logistics-related reforms and investments to build infrastructure, facilitate transportation and trade, or develop modern services.

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

Talking Logistics

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 ). UPS Brings Technology and Logistics Expertise to Study of Drone Use in Humanitarian Response. Robinson Expands Asian Operations to Vietnam. The post This Week in Logistics News (April 20-24, 2015) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

How to Handle Logistics During Chinese New Year

Material Handling and Logistics

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. With Chinese New Year approaching fast workers will travel throughout the country to return to their families and celebrate the New Year, with all manufacturing shutting down for the duration. The country will celebrate from Feb.

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From Dirt to Denim: A Global Textile Logistics Story

CH Robinson Transportfolio

One of the most rewarding parts of logistics is keeping the world’s economies running—and not just at the end-product stage. For instance, our global textile logistics team uses country-specific knowledge and expertise across trade lanes to take your everyday blue jeans from dirt to denim. From Vietnam, China, Egypt, Israel, and the U.S., The post From Dirt to Denim: A Global Textile Logistics Story appeared first on Transportfolio.

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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%).

5 best software every logistics manager needs


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

sign liberalized air transport deal; global manufacturers shift production to Bangladesh, Thailand, Korea and Vietnam

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

Talking Logistics

XPO Logistics Agrees to Acquire NLM. I’m guessing, however, that many supply chain and logistics software vendors (and probably many 3PLs too) rushed to their phones yesterday to call Home Depot’s SVP of Supply Chain Management in hopes of getting a piece of that $300 million pie. Are UPS and FedEx becoming the equivalent of IBM and Accenture for “logistics transformation” projects like same-day delivery and ship-from-store? Same-day delivery (or is it shipping?)

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Maximize your JIT logistics operation with powerful software


" [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. Abivin vRoute is an all-in-one solution for your JIT logistics operation, working as both a fleet management and route optimization software.

Impacts of Big Data in Logistics


However, the rapidly growing logistics sector can also benefit greatly from this wealth of information in some major areas as follows: 1. Big Data can definitely play a major role in improving business efficiency by helping logistics managers to accurately forecast demand for each product and plan inventory accordingly. All these features will make planning much more straightforward for logistics managers.

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


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.

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.

Top 7 Digital Transformation Technologies For The Supply Chain


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

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

Supply Chain Collaborator

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. Leading TMS software solutions focused on North American logistics like UltraShipTMS are well-suited to enabling regional manufacturing supply chain management in North and Central America.

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). XPO Logistics Announces Consumer-Friendly Last Mile Tracking of Heavy Goods through Google Search. China’s Geek+ raises $150M to build robots for warehouses and logistics (TechCrunch).

The Remarkable Supply Chain of the Coffee Bean


The majority of the world’s coffee beans are grown in Brazil, Vietnam, Peru and Colombia, but can also be grown in other favourable, humid climates. Business Tips coffee inventory stock logistics supply chainFor so many people, coffee is a staple of their everyday routine. And its popularity is apparent in the global market — global coffee production reached 158.6 million 60-kilogram bags in 2018, up from 148.6 million 60-kilogram bags in 2015.

Exodus out of China gathering pace


has reduced its manufacturing in China from 75% to 60% since the start of 2020, shifting production to Vietnam. However, Mexico and Vietnam need to improve their overall business environments if they are to really capitalise on shifts in global supply chains.

BEST Inc. expands its express delivery services in Southeast Asia


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

What you should know about ASEAN Last Mile Delivery


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. The shipment of goods to their final destination, referred to as last mile delivery in the supply chain, accounts for 30% of total logistics cost. What are the challenges facing ASEAN logistics managers? Source The logistics landscape also varies across ASEAN countries.

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The need to know


Logistics giant GLP plans $1.5 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.

Five Key Takeaways From JOC’s TPM 2016


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.

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


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.

Global Logistics—October 2012

Inbound Logistics

Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba invests in logistics to support online shopping growth; Jamaica looks to transform economy with the development of a global logistics hub; Vietnam faces a dearth of logistics talent and expertise; China grants licenses to UPS and FedEx to provide parcel delivery services in select cities; China Airlines Cargo joins SkyTeam Cargo alliance; Germany debuts JadeWeserPort amid slack container volume growth

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

Global Logistics—October 2012

Inbound Logistics

Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba invests in logistics to support online shopping growth; Jamaica looks to transform economy with the development of a global logistics hub; Vietnam faces a dearth of logistics talent and expertise; China grants licenses to UPS and FedEx to provide parcel delivery services in select cities; China Airlines Cargo joins SkyTeam Cargo alliance; Germany debuts JadeWeserPort amid slack container volume growth

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. Inventory problems could mean anything: distribution, logistics, manufacturing, design. Companies and performance measures haven’t embraced the idea that, maybe if you help a product designer even though you’re in logistics, you should get fair credit.

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. 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. Company logistics organization structure Logistics organization structure can vary from different companies and the demand to optimize general process.

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.

Top 6 Wholesale Distribution Trends for 2019


China, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Malaysia produced Japanese branded goods. For example, Vietnam supplies replacement exports for frozen shrimp, leather goods, bags, and furniture. Other likely recipients may include Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, and the Philippines. Their logistics and postal system may not be reliable or sophisticated enough to handle a drop ship to the United States. of Vietnam’s GDP alone. Introduction.