Schenker gains total control in Vietnam

DB Schenker has acquired the remaining 49% shares in its Vienamese joint venture with Gemadept Logistics. Schenker Gemadept Logistics was formed in July 2007 to provide logistics and supply chain services through an agreement between Schenker Vietnam and Gemadept LogisticsDBS said the new set-up will allow further roll out of its solutions for customers from various vertical markets such as electronics, retail and consumer goods. [+]

Vietnam limits box weight to 20 tons

The Vietnamese government hs introduced a new law (effective from 1 April) 2014, limiting the total combined weight of 20' and 40' containers to 20 tons including the tare weight of the container, reports BIFA in its latest newsletter. Enforcement will be rigorous, according to BIFA's advice with mobile weighbridges ... [+]

Two awards for Schenker

DB Schenker has gained an award for Good Performance on Social Security and Community Development from the Vietnam government. It recognises corporations who are commited to improving social security and community development in the country and includes ratings on taxpayer responsibility, implementation of customs procedures, environmental consciousness, social insurance for ... [+]

Yusen merges Vietnam operations

Yusen is to merge its two companies in Vietnam - Yusen Logistics Solutions (Vietnam) and Yusen Logistics International (Vietnam) from 1 April. Due to regulations on foreign capital investments in Vietnam, Yusen Logistics' affiliates in the country have operating as two entities— the former company specialised in ocean freight forwarding ... [+]

UPS buys out Vietnam partner

UPS has become the first global express delivery company to be wholly-owned in Vietnam, following its acquisition of the 49% interest of VN Post Express in its joint venture. The carrier has also invested in new facilities including Ba Ria, Binh Duong, Hai Duong and Bac Ninh provinces.   [+]

Norbert Dentressangle in Vietnam

Norbert Dentressangle's freight forwarding division has opened a representative office in Vietnam. A subsidiary of Norbert Dentressangle’s established Chinese freight forwarding business, the office in Hanoi will initially focus on services between Vietnam and China but will, over time, expand to Vietnam’s other major trading partners in Asia and beyond. [+]

Dachser sets up in Vietnam

German forwarder Dachser has set up a joint venture in Vietnam. The new company, Dachser Vietnam, is majority-owned by Dachser Far East in Hong Kong and offers services including air and sea freight, customs clearance and a wide variety of other logistics services. In the short term the company plans ... [+]

Kerry grows in Vietnam

Kerry Logistics has started building a ninth, 11,000 sq. m. warehouse in the Song Thang area of Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. It is due to be completed in the first quarter of 2013. Kerry opened a logistics centre in Hanoi in 2011 and a 9,000 sq m facility ... [+]

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