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).

Supply Chain News on Companies Moving Sourcing Out of China, but Vietnam, other Countries not Ready for Prime Time

Supply Chain Digest

Vietnam is Practically Sold Out of Capacity, but Finding Component Sources is Major Challenges

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

Logistics Bureau

COVID-19 and the Future of China Sourcing and Manufacture. Vietnam. Many Japanese companies are already manufacturing in Vietnam. Covid 19 Global Sourcing

Five Tips on Sourcing Products From China

EMERGE App

Google a phrase like “sourcing products from China” and you’ll instantly be faced by almost 39 million results! You need to source for products to sell at wholesale prices to your retail customers. A sourcing agency will typically do one of the following roles: A.

Global Sourcing and Human Rights Go Hand in Hand

NC State SCRC

Low-cost country (LCC) sourcing is now a commonplace strategy for shrinking bottom line labor and material costs in most consumer products industries, including apparel, footwear, toys, and other manufactured products.

Shortages in Medical Supplies Linked to Imports

Logistics Trends and Insights

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

Abivin

Image Source) 1. 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. Image Source) 2. Image Source) 5.

What you should know about ASEAN Last Mile Delivery

Abivin

Source The logistics landscape also varies across ASEAN countries. While Singapore consistently remains ASEAN’s best destination for logistics investors, countries of the Greater Mekong Subregion, such as Vietnam, are boosting their logististics industry. Source 3.

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Reversing globalisation: Near shoring, reshoring or staying put?

EFT

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”.

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.

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. . Source: The Guardian. Christopher Tang.

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

Elementum

Nike manufacturers are based in China, Indonesia, and Vietnam. Instead of looking to the supplier for only procurement, they now look at them as a source of potential ideas and innovation. Welcome to the third installment of Supply Chain Spotlight, Elementum’s interview series.

Top 6 Wholesale Distribution Trends for 2019

EMERGE App

Business costs will rise for those who are sourcing some or most of their raw materials or goods from China. China, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Malaysia produced Japanese branded goods. Other likely recipients may include Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, and the Philippines.

The Remarkable Supply Chain of the Coffee Bean

Unleashed

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. Coffee retailers Campos Coffee source their beans from Kenya to Columbia to Brazil.

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. Image Source 2. Image Source d.

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.

Bristlecone Flash – February 2019

Bristlecone

BRISTLECONE DEPLOYS SAP ARIBA STRATEGIC SOURCING SUITE. 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.

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

Supply Chain Game Changer

Consider other possible regional opportunities for the future (such as Vietnam, Bangladesh, etc.), Practice responsible and ethical sourcing. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. 10 Vital Supply Chain Lessons from the Coronavirus Pandemic!

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

Cerasis

Unless the source of natural gas dries up, which is not likely for many years to come, the price of gas is likely to remain low for the foreseeable future. This is the first post in a two part series on the “Changing Face of Manufacturing.”

Where Does Cuba Rank in Logistics?

Talking Logistics

Source: Adelante SCM based on World Bank LPI data. 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. Source: World Bank.

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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. Mexico may become the global manufacturing nerve center if the country plays its cards right.

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. A New York Times article from August 2019 highlights how much artificial intelligence (AI) is indebted to humans.

Procurement’s Role in Managing the Tariff War

NC State SCRC

Some Chinese companies went through some gyrations to re-jigger supply chains to export out of Vietnam, it is unlikely this short-term measure will work. Then think about domestic sources within the NAFTA region of Canada and Mexico, and whether you will be able to shift supply to these locations, even though at face value product prices may be higher. China Supply Chain Director's Blog Strategic Sourcing Supply Chain Economics Supply Chain From The Field Tariffs Uncategorized

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. The company sources the majority of its products from contract manufacturers in the Far East.

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How Europe is Coping with Supply Chain Disruption

Jaggaer

For many years large enterprises have taken it for granted that trade barriers are low and the name of the game was to achieve competitive advantage, for example by offshoring production, building not buying, saving on inventory with just-in-time production, and sourcing from low-cost countries.

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

Abivin

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.

Japan and Ecuador Earthquakes: Supply Chain Lessons from Past Disasters

Talking Logistics

Sourcing critical parts from multiple suppliers, manufactured in multiple factories, located in multiple geographic regions; Using widely-available, standard components instead of proprietary, custom-built parts; Keeping excess manufacturing capacity in their factories; Designing and equipping their factories to build a wide portfolio of products; Implementing redundant IT systems and data centers; Using multiple modes of transportation, and working with multiple logistics partners.

What is the Biggest Blind Spot in Your Supply Chain?

Talking Logistics

struck Vietnam. N single sourced parts with revenue impact $X-$YM each are manufactured at this facility. In countless surveys over the past decade, manufacturers and retailers rank “improving supply chain visibility” as one of their top priorities. Yet, despite their focus on this effort and advancements in technology, achieving timely, accurate, and complete supply chain visibility remains an elusive goal for many companies.

Spotlight on Ocean Shipping in The Transpacific Eastbound Lane

CH Robinson Transportfolio

And some materials can only be sourced from China. A few have already started importing from Thailand, Vietnam, and India instead of China. In a typical year, shipping by air and ocean follows a fairly predictable pattern of peak and slow times.

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

NC State SCRC

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. A strike means something different in China then it means in Vietnam, and the reasons behind the strike will also be different. For analytics to become truly effective in global manufacturing settings, veracity and consistency are critical requirements.

Multiple Constraints of Route Planning in ASEAN

Abivin

Source ASEAN is witnessing a growing middle class with increased spending power, which results in a thriving demand for logistics as consumers require better, more varied products and services delivered to their doorstep.

Maximize your JIT logistics operation with powerful software

Abivin

Source Wh?t Source JIT has many benefits over traditional operating models: "Production runs remain short, which means manufacturers can move from one type of product to another very easily. In a lean manufacturing ?nv?r?nm?nt, d one of the ??v?n r wastes. n be defined as ?n?

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Derek Panchyshyn!

Supply Chain Game Changer

More recently at ATX Networks, I am proud of sourcing and developing new suppliers that have helped us grow into new markets, help capture tactical or long term opportunities, and reduce cost and risk for the company. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer.

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Why Global Trade Agreements must be part of your supply chain planning: Guest Post by Tim Barnes

NC State SCRC

He has put together some great advice here about how the TPP is going to dramatically impact the supply chain landscape in the near future… Supply chain decision makers play a continuous game of identifying what and where to source raw materials, the most cost effective location for assembly, and the most efficient structure of their transportation network, to achieve the ultimate goal of low COGS, good quality and delivery to their customer base in an efficient timeframe.

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Keeping it Fresh: Supply Chain of Livestock and Fresh Food

Elementum

Varieties of produce and livestock can be sourced from anywhere in the world; mangoes harvested in the Philippines could be sold in the US, or rice grown in China may be packaged in Vietnam and sold in different countries in the UK. Seasonal products also bringing issues for suppliers and customers alike since fresh produce is often sourced from diverse locations and seasons.

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