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. If your company currently has any manufacturing outsourced to China and is starting to feel the impact of rising costs, you might consider Vietnam as an attractive alternative.

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.

MobiVi: Establishing Credit Lending In Vietnam Using Telecom Technologies

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

MobiVi: Establishing Credit Lending In Vietnam Using Telecom Technologies By Hau Lee (Stanford), Jawad Masood (UCLA), and Christopher Tang (UCLA). Like many developing countries, access to credit for middle and lower classes through formal banking channels is limited in Vietnam. By the end of 2011, there were one million credit cards issued in Vietnam only to the high-income class because of the absence of a personal credit bureau.

Lone survivor rescued from cargo ship off Vietnam coast

Logistics Middle East

Philippines officials confirm two bodies recovered & 16 crew missing

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 Video News on What Countries will Benefit Most from TPP

Supply Chain Digest

New Study from the World Bank Puts Vietnam at the Top of the Lis, and the USA Last

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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What you should know about ASEAN Last Mile Delivery

Abivin

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. According to SpirEresearch, Vietnam’s logistics sector grew by 12% throughout the year of 2016.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

For example, we produce in Vietnam and China. Vietnam is a low-cost market to produce products. This week, I will speak at Llamasoft’s conference on improving supply chain network design. I am also busy this Saturday writing reports for our Tuesday newsletter.

Emirates' new Asian route expandes bellyhold capacity

Logistics Middle East

Emirates will launch a daily service from Dubai to Yangon in Myanmar and Hanoi in Vietnam, adding 20 tonnes in bellyhold capacity to its Asian network

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. If the fabric is sourced in China but processed in Vietnam, will it count as being made in Vietnam? Welcome to the third installment of Supply Chain Spotlight, Elementum’s interview series.

This Week in Logistics News (November 26-30, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Supply chain reaction: trade war refugees race to relocate to Vietnam, Thailand (Reuters). Now that Thanksgiving is past us, the mad dash to the end of the year is on.

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Maersk’s Transformation Embraces Digital Forwarding

Logistics Trends and Insights

Twill currently serves full container load, ocean services from port to door, importing from China (including Hong Kong and Taiwan territories), India, Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia to the UK, Spain, Poland, Mexico, United States, the Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, Germany, India, China (including Hong Kong and Taiwan territories) or the Czech Republic. Traditional Forwarder – 0. Digital Forwarder – 1.

Logistics is like a box of chocolates…

LeanCor

Even in the midst of a Vietnam-centered firefight Forrest Gump continued plunging back into the warzone to rescue his platoon-mates. By: Clint McCrystal – Training and Development Manager. link]. The year was 1994.

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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.

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.

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

Quintiq

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.

How to Handle Logistics During Chinese New Year

Material Handling & 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.

Transforming your supply chain: What experts said at Quintiq World Tour Singapore 2015

Quintiq

In countries like Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines, where labor costs are still relatively low, using manpower makes more sense than automation technology for now. What happens when you ask four experts for their thoughts on supply chain transformation?

The Amazing Supply Chain of Your Morning Coffee!

Supply Chain Game Changer

But let´s start with the origin: the coffee seed grows best in a humid climate, with a stable temperature of approximately 25 degrees Celsius (approximately 77 degrees Farenheit), making Brazil, Vietnam, Colombia, Peru and other similar regions optimal growing locations. Subscribe Here!

Trade Logistics Gap Persists Between Developed and Developing Countries

Material Handling & Logistics

Among the lower-middle income group countries, large economies such as India and Indonesia and emerging economies such as Vietnam and Cote d'Ivoire stand out as top performers. .

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

Material Handling & Logistics

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.

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.

Amazon vs. Alibaba: A Battle for Southeast Asia

Elementum

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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Modern Slavery in Today’s Supply Chains

The 21st Century Supply Chain

The British Standards Institution (BSI) has also raised the alarm regarding slavery in the supply chain, releasing a new Risk Index Report identifying China, India, Vietnam, Bangladesh and Myanmar as the five highest risk countries for human rights violations.

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. I pushed aside Shane’s motorbike helmet and jacket to take a seat in his crowded office.

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]. Everything goes digital nowadays and logistics management is no exception.

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.

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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What is the Biggest Blind Spot in Your Supply Chain?

Talking Logistics

struck Vietnam. 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.

Has China lost its relevance as a production location?

Supply Chain Movement

This is still very favourable in comparison with wages within the EU, and wages have increased more significantly in other nearby countries, such as Vietnam and Bangladesh to name but a few. China’s position as a production location is currently a hot topic amongst global thought leaders in supply chain. The general price level of products made in China is rising rapidly, and it has been claimed that some of the products actually originate in North Korea.

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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.

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Spotlight on Ocean Shipping in The Transpacific Eastbound Lane

Transportfolio

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

Elementum

India and Vietnam might snag bigger shares of apparel and electronics manufacturing as US companies look to restructure their supply chains. US manufacturing activity dropped slightly in March. According to a report by the Institute for Supply Management, factory owners are increasingly concerned about how new trade restrictions levied by the Trump Administration will affect them.

Multiple Constraints of Route Planning in ASEAN

Abivin

Apart from the 2 leading nations – Singapore and Malaysia, other nations like Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam are also rapidly upgrading their road, rail, maritime and air cargo infrastructure in line with ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) frameworks.