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.

Factory Destruction Across Vietnam: Supply Chain Sourcing Flexibility and Resiliency Has Never Been as Important

Supply Chain Matters

In the quest to seek alternative global low-cost manufacturing sourcing across multi-industry supply chains, countries such as Thailand and Vietnam were high on the list. The most visible has been Vietnam where this week, anti-China related violence has caused widespread rioting across the country, targeting factories and industrial parks that rioters believe are owned by Chinese interests.

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. At the same time, the country’s export market is growing, as is its industrial stature, especially as a centre for outsourced manufacturing.

Report Indicates Foxconn Was Reconsidering Plans for Wisconsin Manufacturing Facility

Supply Chain Matters

An exclusive published report from Reuters indicates that Apple’s prime contract manufacturer Foxconn was reconsidering plans for its proposed Wisconsin manufacturing facility. based manufacturing complex to be located in Southwest Wisconsin.

Bombshell Report Indicates Foxconn is Reconsidering Plans for Wisconsin Manufacturing Facility

Supply Chain Matters

An exclusive published report from Reuters now indicates that Apple’s prime contract manufacturer Foxconn is reconsidering plans for its proposed Wisconsin manufacturing facility. based manufacturing complex to be located in Southwest Wisconsin.

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.

Report Confirms Foxconn Will Initiate Production of Latest Model iPhones in India

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides a reader update on a December 2018 indication that Apple’s primary contract services manufacturer will be shifting some production of current iPhone models to India. That may be an indicator of a throttling back of China based assembly and manufacturing.

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Is Mexico the World's Next Manufacturing Hub?

Elementum

Mexico may become the global manufacturing nerve center if the country plays its cards right. According to Deloitte’s 2016 Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index, Mexico ranks number eight out of 40 countries including Canada, Sweden, and Vietnam.

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 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

Signs of Structural Shifts in High Tech and Consumer Electronics Supply and Demand Networks

Supply Chain Matters

We have often opined that the major dependency for Apple’s smartphone supply networks rests across Taiwan, either in semiconductor chip manufacturing, various electronic components and manufacturing assemblies.

February 2019 Global PMI Indices Point to Discernable Slowdown in Demand and Supply Activity Levels

Supply Chain Matters

With the bulk of global manufacturing PMI indices now reported for February 2019, what is becoming very apparent is that China’s economic slowdown is having a discernable impact on other regions, perhaps far more accelerated that originally anticipated. The Nikkei Vietnam PMI index declined 0.7

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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.

The Celebration of the Year of the Pig and Implications for Industry Supply Chain Management Strategies

Supply Chain Matters

Global manufacturing and supply chain activity as reflected by the J.P. Morgan Global Manufacturing PMI , published by IHS Markit Ltd. Global-based manufacturers such as Caterpillar , Ford and 3M have in-turn, warned of slowing sales involving China.

Implications of the Revised CPTPP Trade Agreement Now in Effect Among Asian Nations are Already Becoming Visible

Supply Chain Matters

This free trade agreement currently includes Australia, Canada, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand and Singapore, with Vietnam now part of the agreement starting today.

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.

Supply Chain Matters Q4-2018 Newsletter Has Published

Supply Chain Matters

Global manufacturing and supply chain activity levels reached a two-year low by the end of December 2018. Morgan Global Manufacturing PMI reflected a 27-month low in activity levels, with the average PMI having now slipped 2.2

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. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Q1-2019 PMI Indices Point to Slowdown in Global Supply Chain Demand and Supply Activity Levels

Supply Chain Matters

With the bulk of global manufacturing PMI indices now reported for March 2019, the first calendar quarter of 2019 reflects a continued weaknesses in global manufacturing and supply chain activity. Morgan Global Manufacturing PMI was reported as 50.6

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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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. 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.

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. AMERICAN CORPORATE APPAREL COMPANY SELECTS BRISTLECONE.

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. They have come to grow dependent and accustomed to working with Chinese manufacturers and suppliers. Introduction.

Spotlight on Ocean Shipping in The Transpacific Eastbound Lane

Transportfolio

In addition, some companies I’ve spoken with are considering a shift in manufacturing locations to avoid the tariffs. A few have already started importing from Thailand, Vietnam, and India instead of China.

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

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. How Asia challenges beverage supply chains.

How to Handle Logistics During Chinese New Year

Material Handling & 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 .

What is the Biggest Blind Spot in Your Supply Chain?

Talking Logistics

In countless surveys over the past decade, manufacturers and retailers rank “improving supply chain visibility” as one of their top priorities. The company has had to shut down or slow down production at various factories around the world due to a shortage of steering gears manufactured by its supplier Bosch, which in turn blamed the problem on one of its suppliers in Italy that is having problems delivering the casing for the steering gears. struck Vietnam.

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

Material Handling & 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.

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.

America First: How a New Slew of Trade Policies Will Impact Supply Chain

Elementum

US manufacturing activity dropped slightly in March. The import duties on aluminum and steel could affect many US stakeholders including automakers, aircraft manufacturers, food and beverage companies, and the construction sector. As manufacturers start building new supplier relationships, they should keep in mind a few steps to ensure that these relationships are both profitable and healthy.

Amazon vs. Alibaba: A Battle for Southeast Asia

Elementum

By becoming key players in trucking, warehousing, and shipping, Amazon is able to lower its shipping costs, open doors for smaller merchants to publish more products, and allow Chinese and Indian sellers and manufacturers to access Amazon warehouses.

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Global Volatility & AI: How It Will Affect Your Supply Chain

Material Handling & Logistics

Tariffs aside, manufacturing in China has been buffeted by security concerns and rising wages, making the region less attractive to manufacturers. For procurement, uncertainty meets technology, most notably artificial intelligence, this year. Be prepared so you can reap the benefits.

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. Rising incomes in developing countries also make them extremely desirable markets – and not just as manufacturing hubs.

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Where Does Cuba Rank in Logistics?

Talking Logistics

It also lags the average LPI for the region, as well as Vietnam, a country that mirrors Cuba in many ways, but is ranked 48th overall with an LPI Score of 3.15 — ahead of Mexico, India, and Brazil.

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