Categorical supply giants like DHL and UPS are rising their transport capability to Vietnam due to rising demand as a result of Covid-19 pandemic.
Germany-headquartered DHL Categorical lately introduced a brand new supply route from Hong Kong to Ho Chi Minh Metropolis utilizing wide-body Airbus A330 plane.
There could be six one-way journeys every week, every with a capability of as much as 62 tons of cargo, it mentioned.
That is to primarily serve the rising on-line buying demand, it added.
It’s going to additionally improve the plane used on the Hanoi – Hong Kong route from Boeing 737-400s to 737-800s to serve Vietnam’s surging exports.
Most shoppers at the moment are supply pace as a key part of their buying expertise, Bernardo Bautista, CEO of DHL Categorical Vietnam mentioned.
Final 12 months U.S.-based UPS launched its first service to Vietnam from its hub in China to extend supply pace.
Vietnam doesn’t have a devoted cargo airline, and business insiders estimate international corporations maintain an 80 % aviation logistics market share.
Johnathan Hanh Nguyen, chairman of retail firm Imex Pan Pacific Group, lately introduced plans to establish a cargo airline at an funding of $100 million.
Vietnam’s e-commerce market expanded by 18 percent final 12 months to $11.8 billion, the one nation in Southeast Asia to document double-digit development amid the pandemic, in keeping with the Vietnam e-Commerce and Digital Financial system Company.