Assessing the national logistics system of Vietnam

Banomyong, R, Thai, V and Yuen, K 2015, 'Assessing the national logistics system of Vietnam', Asian Journal of Shipping and Logistics, vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 21-58.


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Title Assessing the national logistics system of Vietnam
Author(s) Banomyong, R
Thai, V
Yuen, K
Year 2015
Journal name Asian Journal of Shipping and Logistics
Volume number 31
Issue number 1
Start page 21
End page 58
Total pages 38
Publisher Korean Association of Shipping and Logistics
Abstract The purpose of this research is to present and analyse the current situation regarding the capability of the national logistics system in Vietnam. A national assessment framework for macro-logistics is utilised in combination with semi-structured interviews of key Vietnamese stakeholders to reflect on the current situation in the country. There are still numerous shortcomings in the Vietnamese logistics system. These shortcomings are not purely infrastructure based but also from a regulatory and commercial perspective. The presented national logistics system assessment framework can be replicated in other countries or regions when assessing national logistics capability. The findings can help foreign investors, international logistics providers wanting to provide their services in Vietnam to understand the logistics context within the country. These findings are also helpful for policy makers in Vietnam on how to improve their national logistics system. This study proposes a template to assess national logistics systems and provides an in-depth understanding of logistics in Vietnam, a country that has not been much studied in the literature.
Subject Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Keyword(s) Logistics Assessment
National Logistics System
Vietnam
DOI - identifier 10.1016/j.ajsl.2015.03.002
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