The State should develop solutions to reduce high logistics costs in trading agricultural products to improve the competitiveness of Vietnamese farm produce on the market, according to experts.
VOV.VN - The impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic can be considered a catalyst that launches the transformation of logistics businesses due to the buying trend starting to shift from direct to online.
About 15% of Vietnam’s logistics firms estimate they will see revenue cut in half this year compared to 2019 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The issue of labor shortage is becoming more severe as Vietnam is a member of ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) and is joining in a number of next generation free trade agreements.
VOV.VN - Legal experts accentuated the provisions of international law on peaceful settlement of disputes in the South China Sea (known as the East Sea in Vietnam), prohibiting the threat or use of force in international law at the 11th South China Sea International Conference, which closed in Hanoi on November 7.
“Cooperation for regional security and development” was the topic of the 11th South China Sea International Conference which opened in the capital city of Hanoi on November 6.
Vietnamese logistics companies need to improve their competitiveness to stay afloat when the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) comes into effect, experts have said.
There are 4,000 Vietnamese businesses operating in the logistics field but most of them are small-scale with weak human resource quality, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) reported.
VOV.VN - Vietnam needs to untangle bottlenecks facing the logistics sector in order to boost the sectoral development on a par with that of developed countries, insiders have suggested.
VOV.VN - Logistics Vietnam (VLA), in collaboration with Vietnam E-commerce Association (VECOM), will co-host the first ever Vietnam International Port Infrastructure and Logistics Exhibition & Conference 2019 (VIPILEC 2019) slated for June 12-14 in HCM City.
Total goods exchange output will increase rapidly, bringing opportunities to Vietnam’s shipping firms, experts said at a seminar on container maritime transport, held on the occasion of the launch of a book on maritime transport in Vietnam by leading expert Lars Jensen.
A series of measures have been proposed at a recent workshop in Hanoi, aiming to turn the capital city into a logistics centre of the nation in the future.
Vice President of the Vietnam Lawyers Association (VLA) Duong Thanh Bac delivered a speech at a panel session on the first day of the fourth Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) in Russia, focusing on how competitiveness is associated with national jurisdiction.
Technology is seen as one way to help domestic logistic enterprises cut costs to gain an edge amidst higher demand in global transport.
While signalling a breakthrough improvement in the local logistics service market, Vietnam’s new regulations have raised concerns over e-commerce among EU investors.
High tolls in Vietnam are contributing to one of the highest logistics costs in the world.
The American firm is backing rising imports and exports to drive Vietnam’s logistics sector.
In February 2017, the PM signed Decision 200 approving an action plan to develop Vietnam’s logistics by 2025, a large-scale plan with 60 tasks assigned to relevant ministries, agencies, associations and businesses.
Domestic logistics providers, such as TBS Logistics, Transimex Saigon, Gemadept, Sotrans, and SNP Logistics, and hundreds of others, gathered on April 14 in Ho Chi Minh City to find ways to cooperate and increase their competitiveness.
The Vietnam Logistics Business Association (VLA) on April 12 launched the implementation of the Prime Minister’s decision approving an action plan to improve competitiveness and development of logistics services by 2025.