Elsewhere, omnichannel logistics and channel management solutions firm UrbanFox, a subsidiary of Keppel Logistics, is expanding its presence in Vietnam. UrbanFox has tied up with Keppel Land to establish online-to-offline (O2O) capabilities at the Estella Place shopping mall in Ho Chi Minh City, as reported by The Business Times. The O2O features allow shoppers to purchase the mall’s products at either its physical stores or webstore. Customers can also opt for in-mall collection or home delivery services. Moreover, interactive kiosks have been set up in the mall to highlight promotions and products. … [Read more...] about Singaporean logistics mainstays keen on expansion
Logistics cost cutting
In June and July, 54,000 employees of nearly 2,000 businesses in the city were laid off due to the impacts of the Covid-19 crisis, Tan said. The recent new wave, with 421 Covid-19 infections reported in 14 localities including HCMC since July 25, has been a setback for businesses that were already hit hard by the first outbreak. … [Read more...] about 120,000 people to lose HCMC jobs amid fresh Covid-19 outbreak
Nikkei Asian Review: Samsung Electronics looks to shift production to VN Samsung Electronics will end personal computer production in China as it looks to shift production to Viet Nam to cut costs and remain competitive in the PC business, according to the Nikkei Asian Review. … [Read more...] about How do VN businesses join the global supply chain?