Vietnam's logistics market is ranked 11th in the group of 50 emerging global logistics markets thanks to the strong "transformation" of businesses supplying and using logistics. This is the information stated at the forum "Logistics Vietnam: Transforming Development" organized by Business Forum Magazine in collaboration with Vietnam Logistics Business Association (VLA) and SEA Logistic Partners (SLP Vietnam). ) held at Ho Chi Minh City, October 19.
The forum is expected to have the participation of representatives of the Central Economic Commission; Ministry of Industry and Trade; Science and technology; The transportation; The financial; The investment plan; People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City.
On the side of the leaders of Long An province, there were Mr. Pham Tan Hoa - Vice Chairman of the People's Committee of Long An province; Mr. Nguyen Thanh Thanh - Head of Economic Zone Management Board of Long An Province; Mr. Nguyen Tan Qui - Deputy Director of Department of Planning and Investment of Long An province.
Delegates participating in the discussion at the discussion session of the Forum
In addition, the Forum also had the participation of a group of organizations and associations: Vietnam Logistics Service Enterprises Association (VLA), Vietnam Logistics Research and Development Institute (VLI), Human Resource Development Association (VLA), and the Vietnam Logistics Association. Vietnam Logistics Force (VALOMA), Hai Phong Logistics Association (HPLA),... International organizations such as WB, JICA, EuroCham, AmCham, etc. Industrial zone management board: HEPZA, BDIZA, DIZA; Industrial infrastructure investment companies; Logistics service providers: 3PL and E-logistics companies (Express; FFM...). Companies using Logistics services: E-commerce (e-commerce); Producer; Retailers; Group of companies providing Logistics solutions…
The rise of new transport, logistics and supply chain trends in the digital economy has helped Vietnam become a potential emerging market. In particular, the explosion of e-commerce in Vietnam with "big guys" like Shopee, Lazada or Tiki... has become a potential opportunity for corporations to invest and develop warehouse infrastructure. Modern logistics accompanies businesses in developing supply chains.
According to Mr. Nguyen Thanh Thanh, Head of Economic Zone Management Board of Long An Province, the province is actively developing Long An International Port with a professionalized operation team to enhance operational capacity with the expectation that the region will become an important logistics center in the region
In addition, Vietnamese logistics enterprises have also gradually transformed, stepping up investment in infrastructure, modern warehouses, applying new science and technology... to increase market share and actively participate in the chain. global value.
However, in order to turn the logistics market from potential into reality, it is necessary to have a comprehensive policy from attracting investment to improving infrastructure, administrative procedures... and authorities have been building. synchronous and effective legal corridor.
The supply chain logistics system lacks integration, has not yet applied the digitization of total management, and automation in operation is still a new concept. Meanwhile, the demand for a modern logistics system combined with automation to meet the development of retailers and the e-commerce industry in Vietnam is very high. Moreover, the supply system Logistics service chains lack integration, have not applied digitization in management, automation in operation is still a new concept. While the demand for a modern logistics system that combines automation, meeting the growth of retailers and the e-commerce industry in Vietnam is very high.
With the industrial revolution 4.0, experts say that there have been many applications of science and technology in logistics activities in Vietnam, but the logistics market, especially e-commerce, poses many operational problems. more advanced, more modern to meet the diverse needs of customers. This poses for many businesses in the logistics industry in Vietnam the need to change and "transform" in an irreversible trend with investment. modern warehouse infrastructure, applying digital management and automation in operation, the management model is increasingly professional.
In addition, Long An is also focusing on developing modern transport infrastructure, enhancing the connectivity of major urban centers - Mr. Nguyen Thanh Thanh added.
According to Mr. Nguyen Thanh Thanh, Head of the Management Board of Long An Economic Zone (LAEZA), to further promote the development of logistics in the province, Mr. Thanh said, currently, the leader of the People's Committee of Long An province proposed many breakthrough programs and made efforts to complete the connected transport infrastructure. At the same time, create more clean industrial land fund to attract more industrial and service investors to maximize available advantages in order to quickly develop and shift the economic structure towards increasing the proportion of industry. , construction, services, ensuring a fast and sustainable economic development and environmental protection.
In particular, the province is actively developing Long An International Port with a professionalized operation team to enhance operational capacity with the expectation that the area will become an important logistics center in the region. In addition, Long An is also focusing on developing modern transport infrastructure, enhancing connectivity to major urban centers.
Delegates take souvenir photos after the discussion session
The development of an efficient traffic network, linking the regional transport network, creates conditions for the province to become a real gateway connecting the Mekong Delta region and the Southern key economic region; Forming a chain of transport systems, ensuring that the logistics chain from the production process to the transportation of products is guaranteed to be continuous, as well as reducing costs for businesses.