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.

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

With how quickly new technology, tips and warehouse management techniques are emerging, wouldn’t it be nice to take a page from someone else’s book? As of mid-2017, 80% of the company’s shipments out of its warehouse were going to areas other than California and New York.

This Week in Logistics News (April 20-24, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Swisslog acquires warehouse automation provider FORTE Industries in the United States. Robinson Expands Asian Operations to Vietnam.

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

Abivin

This article will look into two major components of logistics: warehouse and last-mile delivery. Robots in warehouses Machines and robots are so much more intelligent than we can imagine these days. In developing countries like Vietnam, human delivery men are still the only choice.

The Freight Costs of Trump’s China Tariffs

Freightos

This gave importers time to front-load shipments, placing as many advance orders as their warehouses and working capital could handle. This past year has been a taxing one for companies that import from China to the United States.

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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.

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]. A warehouse management system (WMS) is the key to resolving all the daily warehouse operations.

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

DELMIA Quintiq

A product travelling hundreds of kilometers across Vietnam or India in an unrefrigerated truck would result in high rates of spoilage. If your product is temperature sensitive, maybe you cannot overproduce to stock because your warehouse has limited capacity and beverage wastage is expensive.

Opinion: Gen Z knows they can influence the marketplace – for good

6 River Systems

With all of these factors forcing traditional retailers into a corner, the ecomm industry has thrived, driving innovative warehouse and supply chain solutions. “Should consumers choose to support a business, no matter how cheap or convenient its services are?”

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

Talking Logistics

Supply chain reaction: trade war refugees race to relocate to Vietnam, Thailand (Reuters). China’s Geek+ raises $150M to build robots for warehouses and logistics (TechCrunch). Now that Thanksgiving is past us, the mad dash to the end of the year is on.

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What is the Biggest Blind Spot in Your Supply Chain?

Talking Logistics

struck Vietnam. Inbound deliveries to factories/warehouses. 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.

What Is The Mission?

Supply Chain Shaman

Clarity of mission was not the case for my friends drafted into the US war effort in Vietnam. An example of these conflicts is the interrelation between the sale department desiring to have higher inventory levels to fulfill demands and the warehouse for which lower inventories are desired to reduce holding costs. Daily I see one. You probably also have them in your mail. What is it? A cute press release ginned-up by an aggressive marketing group at a software company.

Extreme Global Weather Set to Continue – What’s the Supply Chain Impact (Part 1)?

BluJay Solutions

Stay up to date on industry software tools such as Freight Forwarding (Software) , Logistics (Software) , Supply Chain (software) , Transport Management (Software) , Warehousing Management (Software) , Compliance (Software) and Visibility (Software).

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

Talking Logistics

Simply put, the countries in the TPP (which includes Canada, Japan, Vietnam, Australia, Singapore, and six other Asian countries) account for 40 percent of U.S. Same-day delivery (or is it shipping?) and global trade dominated the news this week, so let’s take a look.

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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.

Professor Yossi Sheffi on Resilience, Visibility, and Biggest Risks this Holiday Season

Elementum

Now, though, we might go to China for some things, but for assembly we might go to Vietnam, Malaysia, or more recently, an African country. Now, they are raising prices, putting in constraints, and they are hiring a lot more warehouse workers and putting more trucks on the road.

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6 Tips for Creating Private Label Products for Amazon FBA

EMERGE App

You might want to check out other regional manufacturing hubs if you’re doing clothing (Bangladesh and Vietnam) or leather goods and shoes (Vietnam). The first shipment was due to at Amazon’s warehouse in the States in a 3 weeks time. Introduction.

GrandVision: “We are changing completely as we become demand driven”

Supply Chain Movement

We are transitioning our Chinese supplier base to other regions such as Bangladesh and Vietnam for labour cost and quality reasons. Grandvision has grand plans.

Maximize your JIT logistics operation with powerful software

Abivin

This method reduces costs by eliminating warehouse storage needs. For example, Abivin vRoute has facilitated one of the largest FMCG distributors in Vietnam to successfully apply JIT operations in Ho Chi Minh city. In a lean manufacturing ?nv?r?nm?nt, d one of the ??v?n r wastes.

Is it Time for to Move Away from “World Class Supply Chains”?

NC State SCRC

The Vietnam War, for example, resulted in upward price and material availability pressures. In logistics, the focus became on centralization of distribution centers and warehouses to drive optimization in transportation routing and reduce inventory across the system. An excerpt from our book “The Procurement Value Proposition” got a nice section of CSCMP’s Supply Chain Quarterly edition this week.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Derek Panchyshyn, SVP at ATX Networks!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Within my first few months here, my relationships with suppliers and my ability to develop them quickly came into need as we had a massive project to deliver in Vietnam that had strict financial terms tied to perfect order performance. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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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. For a fee, they will transport your goods from the manufacturer to your warehouse. Introduction.

6 Lessons I Learnt About Verifying Wholesale Suppliers

EMERGE App

In Vietnam , company registration information is provided in English by the Business Registration Authority. They should at least have a registered office and a warehouse. Introduction. Today your wholesale suppliers are likely to be from China.

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. For a fee, they will transport your goods from the manufacturer to your warehouse. Introduction.

Omni-Channel Supply Chains Are Changing Everything You Ever Learned in School…

Supply Chain View from the Field

For example, one may say machine washable, the other hand wash, one says made in USA, the other Made in Vietnam – for the same product! As noted earlier, order fulfillment is now using retail stores as warehouses. Inventory and Warehouse data.

Five Tips on Sourcing Products From China

EMERGE App

In fact, China’s wages have been on the rise and fast-growing countries like Vietnam and Bangladesh are developing niches in footwear and clothing manufacturing as well. Bill feels hungry after a day of touring Zhao’s extensive weaving factory and warehouses. Introduction.

Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions for Wholesalers in 2019: Drop Those Bad Habits from 2018

EMERGE App

South-East Asian nations such as Malaysia, Vietnam, and the Philippines are ready with substitutes or alternative suppliers. Spring Clean Your Warehouse. It’s too easy to overlook the place where your operations and warehouse staff work. Introduction.