A.P. Moller-Maersk strengthens its contract logistics and distribution capabilities in Vietnam with three new facilities coming into operation in Song Than and Bac Ninh. These warehouses, together with the other 11 self-managed facilities in the country, will enhance Maersk’s logistics capacity for future growth in Vietnam.
“Contract Logistics and Distribution is a crucial component in our customers’ supply chains. By connecting and simplifying logistics and services solutions, our customers can benefit from our seamless end-to-end offerings to optimize their supply chains. Our commitment to the Vietnam’s market resulted in a significant increase of our logistics footprint by adding 3 warehouses with total 38,000 sqm in last quarter 2020 and first quarter 2021 in pursuing our growth ambition with speed and agility. Our mission is to constantly improve our capabilities in logistics and services so that we can better serve the surging demand in import and export while enabling Maersk to gradually become one of the top logistics service providers in the country driven by our customer centric approach,” said Marco Civardi, Managing Director of Maersk Vietnam, Cambodia & Myanmar. Fully equipped with multiple racking systems, strong rooms, security cameras and sprinkler systems, the three new facilities will improve inventory management experience for clients from Europe, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam as well as enabling Maersk’s clientele to have a more efficient supply chain.
Located 25 km from Ho Chi Minh City, the new distribution centers in Song Than offer premium Contract Logistics and Distribution serviceto support the substantial trade growth in South Vietnam. These two facilities are 10,000 square-meter (sqm) and 9,700 sqm respectively, which will cater for the increasing needs from customers in the Tech, FMCG and Retail sectors, where inventory management and cargo flow control are essential to their supply chains.
Maersk is also doubling down the logistic footprint in North Vietnam by expanding the scale of its new facility in Bac Ninh, 23km from the capital Hanoi and 120km from the Hai Phong port. At around 18,000 sqm, Maersk Bac Ninh 15# is situated next to Maersk Bac Ninh 16#, another Maersk distribution center which was officially opened in December 2019. By scaling up the area to a combined 29,000 sqm, the Bac Ninh facilities will enable Maersk to offer end-to-end solutions to customers located in the increasingly strategic area of North Vietnam where enhanced infrastructures not only allow a more effective national connectivity, with but also support trade growth.
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