According to market research by tech firm Reportlinker, the logistics market in Vietnam is in a transition stage and the demand for logistics is rising strongly. High economic growth, increasing domestic manufacturing, rising consumption, and booming e-commerce are some of the key drivers of the Vietnamese freight and logistics market. However, weak transport infrastructure and high logistics costs remain market restraints. Moreover, the booming e-commerce in Vietnam facilitates startups with innovative technologies demanding more efficient logistics services, especially in the areas of last-mile delivery and value-added services. … [Read more...] about Singaporean logistics mainstays keen on expansion
On a brighter note, while there are no positive signs regarding revenue in supply chain and logistics, up to 62 per cent of companies in this sector maintain their workforce and only 7.69 per cent of companies suffer 21-40 per cent layoffs. Other sectors where most companies did not let go of employees are IT (55 per cent) and finance and insurance (54 per cent). … [Read more...] about How does business prepare for the ‘second wave’ of COVID-19 across Vietnam?
Nobody is seen on a street in the ancient town of Hoi An in Quang Nam Province. Quang Nam has decided to extend the social distancing order in this city until further notice due to concerns over Covid-19 – PHOTO: VNA HCMC – The central province of Quang Nam has decided to extend the social distancing order in the ancient town of Hoi An from midnight until further notice to prevent the spread of Covid-19, said the province’s vice chairman Tran Van Tan in a statement made this morning, August 13. … [Read more...] about Hoi An to extend social distancing
The medical supply is sent to the Da Nang University of Medical Technology and Pharmacy Soldiers, staff and students of the Da Nang University of Medical Technology and Pharmacy carry the medical equipment to the warehouse Soldiers, staff and students of the Da Nang University of Medical Technology and Pharmacy move the medical equipment to the warehouse Photo: TTXVN/Danang.gov/TP Compiled by Le Ha … [Read more...] about 80 tonnes of medical supply provided to Da Nang
In the presence of German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Beirut, Joe Kaeser, president and CEO of Siemens AG, said, “We want to provide rapid, focused support to help relieve people’s suffering quickly and with no red tape. Medical systems and electric power are vital here, and Siemens can supply both. As a global company, we feel a clear obligation to support the country and its people in this difficult situation.” … [Read more...] about Siemens supports Lebanon victims in wake of recent tragic catastrophe