Vietnam shipping and selling eCommerce guide

Vinculum

Vietnam is one of the up-and-coming destinations for shipping and selling your products through eCommerce. Vietnam’s eCommerce users in 2020 are 45.6m Online marketplaces in Vietnam. Some of the leading eCommerce business in Vietnam are: Shopee.vn.

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. Supermarkets are thus mushrooming as the favorite distributor in Vietnam. Vietnam has 1,765 convenience stores in total up to now, which means one store serves roughly 54,400 people [3].

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Lone survivor rescued from cargo ship off Vietnam coast

Logistics Middle East

Philippines officials confirm two bodies recovered & 16 crew missing

Spotlight on Ocean Shipping in The Transpacific Eastbound Lane

CH Robinson Transportfolio

In a typical year, shipping by air and ocean follows a fairly predictable pattern of peak and slow times. Many shippers in this lane have ramped up their shipping early, while others are choosing to pay higher spot market rates in their preferred shipping times or waiting to see what will happen next. A typical year in the Transpacific Eastbound lane usually looks like this for ocean shipping : May 1: New service contracts in this lane go into effect.

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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. For those of us who rely on shipping and manufacturing businesses, the Chinese New Year shutdown is an event that we need to be aware of (and prepared for) in advance to avoid delays that could be catastrophic to our businesses. Shipping delays.

Shortages in Medical Supplies Linked to Imports

Logistics Trends and Insights

This is certainly welcomed news, however, according to an AP article , the Chinese government has required makers of N95 masks to sell all or part of their production internally instead of shipping masks to the U.S. Vietnam. Disruptions in global trade have impacted businesses across all industries as well as by consumers at the cash register. Tariffs, political upheaval and more have caused many to rethink their stance on globalization.

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The need to know

EFT

Ships wait to unload at Port of Los Angeles as imports boom. Container shipping group CMA CGM resumes online services after cyber attack. bln Vietnam investment to ramp up business. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists.

Don’t Fret: Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement will not play havoc with the economic development of developing countries

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

TPP is a unprecedented trade deal in history because it involves 12 countries (United States, Japan, Australia, Peru, Malaysia, Vietnam, New Zealand, Chile, Singapore, Canada, Mexico, and Brunei Darussalam), which accounts for 40% of global trade. (The Felipe Caro and Christopher S. Tang, UCLA Anderson School.

8-Step Importing Guide For First Timers

EMERGE App

For example, China for just about everything that can be made, Vietnam for clothing and shoes, and Bangladesh for garments. These samples and their shipping will cost you. During dispatch and packing to ensure the right goods and quantity are shipped out. At the dock to ensure that the correct goods are loaded and shipped. FOB means that the seller will bear all the costs and risks until the goods are loaded on board the ship. Shipping Agent.

Top 6 Wholesale Distribution Trends for 2019

EMERGE App

Shipping costs are also expected to spike upwards. It raised its prowess from running mere factories to one that offered a complete value chain: from research and development to shipping and fulfillment. China, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Malaysia produced Japanese branded goods. For example, Vietnam supplies replacement exports for frozen shrimp, leather goods, bags, and furniture. Drop Shipping Will Face a Decline. Drop shipping has enjoyed a hot decade.

8-Step Importing Guide For First Timers

EMERGE App

For example, China for just about everything that can be made, Vietnam for clothing and shoes, and Bangladesh for garments. These samples and their shipping will cost you. During dispatch and packing to ensure the right goods and quantity are shipped out. At the dock to ensure that the correct goods are loaded and shipped. FOB means that the seller will bear all the costs and risks until the goods are loaded on board the ship. Shipping Agent.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

In prestige beauty and nutritional supplements, the cost to ship the product is minuscule. For example, we produce in Vietnam and China. 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.

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. . Christopher Tang. . We do know that we should put recyclable items in the recycle bin so that these items can be recycled into new materials. But do we know if these items will actually be recycled?

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

Cerasis

Starting from the early 1990s, North American and European manufacturers made a beeline to set up factories in China, India, Vietnam and other Asian and African countries where labor was dirt-cheap and the cash-strapped governments of those countries were more than welcoming. Add to that the cost of shipping over long distances to US and European markets and they have lost the huge advantage they used to have in the past.

Smart Supply Chains Adapt to Overcome COVID-19 Challenges

Logistics Bureau

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. It takes time to turn a moving ship around, though, so this will not happen immediately. 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.

5 best software every logistics manager needs

Abivin

Despite the huge advantages TMS bring, in Vietnam, regarding transportation, only “19 percent of enterprises use transportation management systems and 29 percent use GPS” [1]. In Vietnam, the poor infrastructure, political policy, and bad weather are often the barriers in logistics and raise the total logistics cost. Everything goes digital nowadays and logistics management is no exception.

Reversing globalisation: Near shoring, reshoring or staying put?

EFT

Alongside this trade revolution, shipbuilding became cheaper and the ships themselves bigger and more efficient. Both Alicke and Nicholas note Vietnam as a huge winner. “We Vietnam has an incredible wage inflation and Vietnam is basically full right now,” says Nicholas, who even admits that “ I have friends that bought real estate in Vietnam a few years ago and I kick myself for not doing that”.

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

DELMIA Quintiq

Its identically tasting twin is brewed and shipped all over Canada. 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. If you live here, you know that to understand diversity of Asia, one only needs to look at our cuisine.

Amazon vs. Alibaba: A Battle for Southeast Asia

Elementum

2015 was a big year in terms of logistics and globalization for Amazon, who began making their way into the shipping industry, registering in China as a freight forwarder and a shipping broker for 12 routes, including Shanghai to Los Angeles and Hamburg. Lazada, a privately owned Singaporean e-commerce company, is the leading marketplace in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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Air Freight Trends to Watch in 2019

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Vietnam and India are commonly mentioned as countries that could benefit from escalating trade tensions, but is the local infrastructure in place to take advantage? Even if you don’t ship much air freight, it’s never too soon to explore your options. Shippers of any size—especially those with lean supply chains and those who operate in just in time (JIT) environments who ship smaller quantities more frequently—can use air consolidation service.

Doing Business in Thailand

QAD

Shipping. Laem Chabang, another major seaport, is also a container port, making it easy to ship goods by sea. Manufacturers have many shipping options and can choose the best mode for shipping their products, balancing location, speed and cost. Japan, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Australia and Malaysia. Once known as Siam, Thailand became a constitutional monarchy in 1932. Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country not colonized by a European power.

Tapping the Power of Social Supply Chain Management

Demand Solutions

XYZ is now outsourcing a lot of its manufacturing to Vietnam. “Our whole staff is complaining about working with Vietnam,” Green tells Smith, XYZ’s founder, at one of their Friday lunches. Late one night, he posts a friendly message to his counterpart at XYZ’s Vietnam-based manufacturing partner — a man who speaks little English. Green tries the same test with a shipping manager at one of XYZ’s new suppliers in Brazil.

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. Small businesses may be nimble enough to rapidly shift away from China, but larger businesses may take longer to turn the ship onto a different trajectory.

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

Talking Logistics

Same-day delivery (or is it shipping?) German shipping banks face $22 billion in losses: Moody’s ( Reuters ). Home Depot grabbed the headlines on Wednesday when the WSJ reported that the company is spending “at least $300 million on supply chain, technology and online improvements in the fiscal year that begins in February, including building new fulfillment centers and overhauling its warehouse technology systems” to enable same-day shipping and delivery of orders.

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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. Many ship builders and ocean carriers overextended themselves while the economy was growing, and these expectations resulted in a huge amount of investment that has resulted in too many ships and carriers competing for too little cargo.

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.

Is Mexico the World's Next Manufacturing Hub?

Elementum

According to Deloitte’s 2016 Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index, Mexico ranks number eight out of 40 countries including Canada, Sweden, and Vietnam. Bemis Manufacturing will expand its Monterrey facility with a 50,000-square foot addition, while the new polyethylene plant of the Braskem-Idesa joint venture will ship some of its output to the US. Mexico may become the global manufacturing nerve center if the country plays its cards right.

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling and Logistics

The Index, in its ninth year, ranks 50 emerging markets countries by factors that make them attractive to logistics providers, freight forwarders, shipping lines, air cargo carriers and distributors. India and China are the logistics industry’s favorite investment destinations, but Vietnam leads a second group that includes UAE, Brazil and Indonesia.

Air Freight Trends to Watch in 2019

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Vietnam and India are commonly mentioned as countries that could benefit from escalating trade tensions, but is the local infrastructure in place to take advantage? Even if you don’t ship much air freight, it’s never too soon to explore your options. Shippers of any size—especially those with lean supply chains and those who operate in just in time (JIT) environments who ship smaller quantities more frequently—can use air consolidation service.

The need to know

EFT

Maersk heads zero-carbon drive in shipping sector with $60 million research center. Moller-Maersk MAERSKB.CO, will team up with industry majors to set up a research center in Denmark with the aim of reducing carbon emissions in the shipping industry. Samsung to relocate Chinese display production to Vietnam – media. Samsung Electronics is planning to shift much of its display production from China to its plant in southern Vietnam this year, state media said on Friday.

Five Key Takeaways From JOC’s TPM 2016

Freightos

Transpacific Shipping in 2016. The world’s most popular route is still chock full of surprises, including: Vietnam has emerged as star exporter to the U.S., Drewry did the math, and despite last-ditch carrier attempts with cancelled sailings and increased idling of ships, lower ship loads will continue through 2016. CMA CGM ’s fitted this system into their new ship, the Bouganville. Five Key Takeaways From TPM 2016.

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

Logistics Bureau

Vietnam. Many Japanese companies are already manufacturing in Vietnam. Then there is the cost of packing up and shipping machinery, moulds, and equipment to a new location, as well as the need to deal with staff reductions and a tangle of bureaucratic procedures. COVID-19 and the Future of China Sourcing and Manufacture.

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. We outsource about 80% of the primary ingredients of our crop protection business, and pack it in finishing plants and ship to warehouses. I pushed aside Shane’s motorbike helmet and jacket to take a seat in his crowded office. It was a beautiful spring day in March in Basel, Switzerland.

Mitigating the Impact of the Coronavirus on Supply Chains with Machine Learning and Real-Time Visibility

Supply Chain Nation

Lucky are the companies that can shift production to other countries like Mexico or Vietnam. Adaption: Autonomous decision-making and material handling systems allow companies to flexibly adapt to different scenarios and better prepare for the factors that might impact their ability to ship and receive materials. A New York Times article from August 2019 highlights how much artificial intelligence (AI) is indebted to humans.

Expect Uncertainty for Inbound Shipments into Asia and China

CH Robinson Logistics

trade war, and the trade conflict between Japan-Korea all impact today’s shipping market. Robinson’s coverage of these and other disruptions has focused on what it means for companies shipping into North America. 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.

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