A.P. Moller-Maersk (Maersk) has strengthened its contract logistics and distribution capabilities in Vietnam with three new facilities coming into operation Song Than and Bac Ninh to enhance its supply chain capacity in the region.
Maersk said the new warehouses will improve inventory management experience for its clients in Europe, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam, as well as enable a more efficient supply chain.
Located 25 km from Ho Chi Minh City, the new distribution centres in Song Than will offer premium Contract Logistics and Distribution services to support the substantial trade growth in South Vietnam.
These two facilities are 10,000 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 said it 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.
Marco Civardi, Managing Director of Maersk Vietnam, Cambodia & Myanmar, said, ““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.”