Discussing Competitiveness of Vietnam Logistics Industry

Vu Thi Kim Hanh


Vietnam country is in the process of both deep and wide integration with the world economy. The world market is wide open for Vietnamese goods and reverse. Towards economic integration and opening up, logistics industry increasingly plays an extremely important role. Porter (1991), argues that logistics is a functional area that contributes to value creation. Logistics is a tool to link activities in the global value chain such as supply, production, distribution, and market expansion for economic activities. According to the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP, 2013).

Although knowing the role of Logistics for the economy, the capacity and contribution of logistics to the Vietnamese economy is still small, the Vietnam LPI is just be arranged at from 39 to 64 in the period from 2007 to 2018 according to the officially announced figures of the World Bank.

From the above reasons home logistics industry, the author who is teaching Logistics supply chain management industry at Van Lang University, Ho Chi Minh City. Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, take a pen to write down this research.

This essay analyzes the current situation, related issues and difficulties related to the competitiveness of Vietnam's logistics industry. Uses qualitative methods, uses analysis, comparison, synthesis and description tools to clarify the theoretical basis of the competitiveness of Vietnam's Logistics service industry, and identify indicators Pepper is used to measure the competitiveness of Vietnam's logistics industry. Uses quantitative research methods, through data collection, data analysis, using statistical methods, to determine the current status of Vietnam's logistics service industry capacity since 2007 to 2018, and find out what factors affect the competitiveness of the logistics service industry. Proposing key views and solutions to improve the competitiveness of Vietnam's logistics service industry.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/jad.v6i2.17294


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