Vietnam UPS express is determined to push technology applications in logistics, including “data cloud”, in Vietnam.
Jeff McLean, chief executive officer of Vietnam UPS, says UPS is using “cloud computing” idea in its global activities and considers this as the future logistics technology reforming trend to enhance competitive edge.
“We call it logistics cloud, this technology gives the accuracy to sharing information of enterprises’ shipments and forecasting delivery, reduces inventory redundancy and prevents the unexpected to the shipments in the last minute more easily and quickly”, says Jeff MacLean.
Today competition is global and increasingly fierce, the shorter life cycle of new products, the increasingly high customer expectations pressed business owners to search for and select supply logistics services capable of satisfying all requirements perfectly. As a pioneer in investing in technology application and innovation, UPS helps its partners create competitive edge and makes logistics industry become “greener”.
For UPS, it has spent about $ 1 billion investing in applying technology to the whole system to increase the service value. Typically, at the Air Transport Control Center of UPS, the system of devices can schedule deliveries up to 416,000 packages per hour. This place is bustling with nightly operations of about 125 aircrafts from around the world.
In the near future, UPS announces that is investment strategy of focusing on applying advanced technologies to logistics, will significantly contribute to bringing Vietnam logistics industry to a new level. The possibility to lead the region is fully hopeful when it comes into integration.
UPS, in line with DHL Express, FedEx, TNT Express, is now a leading foreign express firm in Vietnam. This firm announced Vietnam and China have been the key markets of UPS in Asia Pacific since 2010.
“The investments’ efficiency of UPS will be more evident in the next 3 years, which is the time for the general provisions of the ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA) to take effect fully, with the significant growth rate in trading,” it said in an announcement.
UPS has also enforced its presence in Singapore, with a logistics center locating near Changi Airport to transport freight by air and sea connecting to the Middle East, Europe and America. In the Philippines, it has formed an inter-Asia aviation center, with the capacity of processing 7,500 parcels per hour.