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. Primary Distribution Primary distribution is the allocation of finished saleable goods from original vendor supply points (manufacturers/factories/assembly plants) to distribution centers (DCs) or distributors.

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. As the logistics industry in Vietnam becomes more liberalised, opportunities are opening up for new enterprises to cash in on a growing domestic and international demand for locally produced or manufactured products. At the same time, the country’s export market is growing, as is its industrial stature, especially as a centre for outsourced manufacturing.

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India or Vietnam, Who’s The New China?

Insights Solutions Global

India or Vietnam, which one is the new China? This is a question that's been on manufacturers' mind for a long time. The post India or Vietnam, Who’s The New China? In this post, we'll share with you our insights about these 2 countries and see if we can get to the bottom of the question. appeared first on Insight Solutions Global. Insight

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

Cerasis

This is the first post in a two part series on the “Changing Face of Manufacturing.” ” 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. This series’s aim is to educate on what we see coming down the pipeline in the world of manufacturing.

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? American manufacturers are adapting to significant modulation in the nature of their supply chains as market forces and current global events promote operating “closer to home”. As a result, a new focus on network resilience and the idea of more regional manufacturing emerged.”.

Can Australian Manufacturing be Brought Back Home from China?

Logistics Bureau

The short answer is that it is indeed possible to re-shore manufacturing but it will take a change in government policies as well as sizeable state incentives to private enterprise to turn the ship around. Can Australian Manufacturing be Brought Back Home from China? Before attempting to answer such questions, it’s helpful to look in a little detail at the drivers behind the offshore manufacturing trend. How Would Re-shored Manufacturing Impact Consumers?

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The Importance of Building Successful Relationships in Emerging Markets

PLS Logistics

Analyzation of countries such as Myanmar, Vietnam, and Cambodia, prove that emerging markets are popular again, as suppliers are increasingly flocking to these new manufacturing hubs. Supply Chain Culture Manufacturing Retail Emerging Markets International Suppliers Relationships

Made in America vs. Assembled in America: Defining Terms of Auto Manufacturing

Cerasis

A Breakdown of the Claim “Made in USA” When a product has a label stating “ Made in USA ,” it means its manufacturing has complied with several rules set by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). First, any labels reading “Manufactured in USA” or “Produced in USA” are considered unqualified U.S. The Trends that Will Forever Shape Manufacturing. Also, the product must be manufactured entirely or almost entirely within the U.S. Manufacturing

How COVID – 19 Might Shape the Future of China Sourcing and Manufacture

Logistics Bureau

COVID-19 and the Future of China Sourcing and Manufacture. But global dependence on Chinese manufacturing is mind-boggling…. The overriding reason for this China-dependence is the cost factor, and weaning manufacturing away from that country comes at a hefty price. China produces most raw materials used in product manufacturing, so even if companies move product assembly elsewhere part of their supply chain will remain in China. Vietnam.

Manufacturing Spotlight: Philippines

Elementum

In recent months, Japanese investors have prioritized the Philippines in their list of promising Asian manufacturing locations owing to the country’s positive economic outlook and steady growth. The Philippines is now ranked next to China, overtaking Thailand and Vietnam. These companies want to relocate to cities with strong infrastructure, a key aspect of overseas manufacturing. Murata Manufacturing Co., to manufacture Mirage model.

Analytics Should Focus on A Culture of Factory Safety for Workers in Low Cost Country Manufacturing

NC State SCRC

For analytics to become truly effective in global manufacturing settings, veracity and consistency are critical requirements. This will never work – particularly as we move into an era of global outsourcing and contract manufacturing in low cost countries such as Vietnam, India, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Indonesia, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, and others in Asia.

Sustainable Manufacturing is the New Key to Profitability

IQMS

Just a few years ago, sustainability in manufacturing was seen as a nice-to-have. Today, sustainable manufacturing is becoming a critical factor in a manufacturer’s ability to compete and maximize profitability. She noted that the research firm used to give sustainability a weight of 10% in scoring the top 25 manufacturing companies; this year the weight is 15%, and next year, it will be 20%. Sustainable Manufacturing Initiatives that Drive Cost Savings.

Doing Business in Thailand

QAD

Manufacturing in Thailand. In addition, manufactured products in Thailand include textiles, beverages, tobacco products, cement, jewelry, appliances, computers automotive parts and agricultural equipment. . Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. Thailand’s transportation and communication pathways are well-developed for manufacturing supply chains. Business laws are clear-cut, making Thailand an attractive location for manufacturers.

Made in America vs. Assembled in America – Defining Terms!

Supply Chain Game Changer

When a product has a label stating “Made in USA,” it means its manufacturing has complied with several rules set by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). First, any labels reading “Manufactured in USA” or “Produced in USA” are considered unqualified U.S. Also, the product must be manufactured entirely or almost entirely within the U.S. A Closer Look at “Manufactured in USA. Manufacturing In and Out of the USA: Automobiles. manufacturing #tradewars #automotive.

Shortages in Medical Supplies Linked to Imports

Logistics Trends and Insights

Another idea is perhaps to identify ‘critical’ manufacturing, such as medical supplies and equipment and provide incentives to produce more within the U.S. Vietnam. year-over-year as compared to January 2019: Increases were also noted in three other top-five importing countries for the month of January with imports from Burma and Indonesia more than doubling compared to January 2019 and volumes from Vietnam increasing 21.7%

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Top 7 Digital Transformation Technologies For The Supply Chain

Abivin

81% of manufacturing CEOs acknowledge the strategic benefits that smartphones have to offer [2]. Cloud integration can help ,,manufacturers and retailers,, eliminate information silos as well as facilitate a method to connect with external transportation partners so that they ,,can focus on their core competencies,, [. Internet of Things solutions are helping the Supply Chain manage transportation or manufacturing activities easier and more effectively than ever before. ,,The

Exodus out of China gathering pace

EFT

Mexico is likely to be the option of choice for North American manufacturers, particularly given that the new USMCA takes effect from 1 July 2020, giving legal certainty of access to the US market for Canada and Mexico. .

US reshoring index hits record high even before COVID-19 pandemic

EFT

US companies in 2019 sourced substantially fewer manufactured goods from 14 traditional Asian trading partners, apparently as a direct result of aggressive US government trade policies, according to the seventh annual Kearney US Reshoring Index. Kearney , the global management consulting firm that calculates the index, attributes much of the big 2019 shift to a 17% decline in US imports of manufactured goods from China, which has long been the leading choice for offshore production.

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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How to Handle Logistics During Chinese New Year

Material Handling and Logistics

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. 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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Top 6 Wholesale Distribution Trends for 2019

EMERGE App

They range from small-batch soap manufacturing to the distribution of sports car parts. It firmly cemented China as the world’s manufacturing hub. The voracious appetite of US consumers for goods — from Apple products to Xmas trees — saw China become the de facto manufacturer of consumer goods. They have come to grow dependent and accustomed to working with Chinese manufacturers and suppliers. Chinese manufacturers will scale back on their exports.

Chinese New Year Shutdown 2020: How to Prepare

ShipBob

In mainland China (and even in other countries that celebrate the holiday such as Indonesia, Malaysia, North Korea, Singapore, South Korea, Vietnam, and Brunei), the Chinese New Year holiday is a very big deal. The upcoming Chinese New Year is on January 25, 2020, but the holiday shutdown can affect production times at China’s manufacturing companies for as long as two months as many workers travel back to rural villages to celebrate with friends and family.

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

Elementum

Inventory problems could mean anything: distribution, logistics, manufacturing, design. Nike manufacturers are based in China, Indonesia, and Vietnam. He’s optimistic about the future of the global supply chain, and sees three big trends emerging that will lead to more transparent, versatile global trade and manufacturing: 1. Cisco created Viking, their most advanced router, and they collaborated with their manufacturer in China to co-develop it.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

For example, we produce in Vietnam and China. We produce there because the regulations say that you need to manufacture there to sell there. Vietnam is a low-cost market to produce products. Our factory is efficient; yet, it costs us more to manufacture the product in Vietnam because of a lack of local raw materials – compared to manufacturing it in the US, shipping it, and paying duties on a landed basis.

China's Chip Hack on US Supply Chain Could Have Far-Reaching Consequences

Material Handling and Logistics

A corporate computing data center might have equipment sold by dozens of manufacturers, which all have similarly complex networks of parts and software suppliers, manufacturers, assemblers, testers and contractors. Vietnam and elsewhere in the world have developed specialization at discrete steps in manufacturing or assembly for computing equipment. The supply chain attack could have siphoned corporate secrets and government information while leaving few fingerprints.

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Five predictions for a post-COVID world

EFT

These changes will be focused on reducing the risk represented in supply chains by making manufacturing more robust and moving product closer to consumers, with tech providing cheaper means to produce and better capacity to follow shipments in real time. .

Reversing globalisation: Near shoring, reshoring or staying put?

EFT

We have been living through remarkable times when it comes to manufacturing, technology and trade. The lure was irresistible for many manufacturers, who saw the chance for a competitive advantage, especially when such cheap resources were combined with the possibilities of just-in-time production. Perhaps the best way to tell the story of trade and manufacturing and where it might lead is through the economic evolution of China.

What happens after you toss a recyclable plastic container in the recycle bin?

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Since China banned the import of plastic waste (except the cleanest plastics) in late 2017, America has been shipping its plastic waste to other countries including: Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Turkey, etc. . First, the government can impose higher taxes on virgin plastic to create incentive for manufacturers to use alternative packaging materials. Christopher Tang. .

Smart Supply Chains Adapt to Overcome COVID-19 Challenges

Logistics Bureau

Some US manufacturers, however, have resorted to airlifting supplies from China at a premium price. 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.

Japan and Ecuador Earthquakes: Supply Chain Lessons from Past Disasters

Talking Logistics

s iPhones are manufactured. struck Vietnam. N suppliers have manufacturing sites in a X mile radius of the epicenter. N single sourced parts with revenue impact $X-$YM each are manufactured at this facility. At this time, we have no reason to believe that our manufacturing lines will be shut down due to this event. The recent earthquakes in Japan and Ecuador are a sad reminder of how deadly natural disasters can be.

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

DELMIA Quintiq

This is one of the key reasons beverage manufacturers should not see Asia as a single market. As a beverage manufacturer considering growth, you can’t simply expect everyone to buy your single-formula product all over Asia. 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.

Tapping the Power of Social Supply Chain Management

Demand Solutions

They run a small, up-and-coming, entirely fictional manufacturer called XYZ Corporation (I think they’re working on a new name, but their branding agency hasn’t gotten back to them). XYZ is now outsourcing a lot of its manufacturing to Vietnam. Which means there’s little overlap between the XYZ workday and that of its manufacturing partner. They begin building networks by inviting suppliers, manufacturers and other stakeholders to the platform.

Why SMEs May Lead a Shift Away from China Sourcing

Logistics Bureau

Heading the list of alternative manufacturing hubs are Vietnam, India, Thailand, and Mexico. Around three decades ago, Western companies began moving manufacturing and sourcing to China for one reason: costs. In other words, manufacturing and sourcing is returning to the US.

Bristlecone Flash – February 2019

Bristlecone

It took a mere 18 weeks for Bristlecone to lead a Middle Eastern steel manufacturing client on a transformation journey that took them from manual processes to a powerful new procurement solution. 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. AMERICAN CORPORATE APPAREL COMPANY SELECTS BRISTLECONE.

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. Introduction This brewery company has a long history of 129 years of development with 22 subsidiaries and 5000 employees.