On the morning of September 30, the first congress of the Ho Chi Minh City Logistics Association for the term 2021-2026 was held with the theme “Accompanying Ho Chi Minh City to become the logistics center of the region” on the online platform.
HLA Association was officially established on July 8, 2021, according to Decision No. 2474 of HCM City People’s Committee. The establishment of the HLA Association is necessary in the hope of improving capacity, so that it can compete fairly with major competitors from foreign corporations investing in Vietnam and contributing to the implementation of the following policies: The city’s goals have been set out in the field of logistics.
At the congress, the list of Executive Committee of 10 comrades from enterprises operating in their field in HCM city was agreed. Ms. Dang Thi Minh Phuong – Chairman of the Board of Directors of MP Logistics Joint Stock Company – holds the position of Chairman of the Association; Mr. Huynh Van Cuong, Vice Chairman; Ms. Vo Thi Phuong Lan, Vice President, and General Secretary.
Addressing the congress, Ms. Phan Thi Thang, Vice Chairman of the City People’s Committee. Ho Chi Minh City raised a problem with businesses, especially with the Executive Board of the Ho Chi Minh City Logistics Association. Ho Chi Minh City term 2021 – 2026 with 2 problems. Firstly, besides the development of logistics to serve import and export, it is necessary to pay attention to adequate investment in logistics to serve domestic goods movement; Organize the smooth and safe transportation of goods between the city. Ho Chi Minh City with the southern provinces; organize the distribution of goods to serve more than 10 million people of the city. Ho Chi Minh City and is a lesson to draw deeply after the recent anti-epidemic period. Second, e-commerce is an inevitable development trend of domestic and import-export trade, so the development of logistics service infrastructure for e-commerce is an urgent task in this period. .
Speaking at the congress, Mr. Bui Ta Hoang Vu, Director of Ho Chi Minh City Department of Industry and Trade, shared: “The Department of Industry and Trade of Ho Chi Minh City. Although in the charter, we are the state management unit of the association’s activities, we consider this an important partner that the Department of Industry and Trade of Ho Chi Minh City will closely coordinate, coordinate and establish the content to promote 7 groups of important groups of contents in the implementation of the HCMC logistics development project in Ho Chi Minh City, creating an annual forum of activities linked to the region and the world”.
It is known that according to Decision No. 2474 of the City People’s Committee, Ho Chi Minh City on July 8, 2021, on the establishment of the HLA Association, the HLA Association will be under the direct management of the Department of Industry and Trade, Ho Chi Minh City.
“The Executive Board is committed to bringing all its enthusiasm and ability to lead and direct the successful implementation of the goals and tasks set out in the resolution of the Congress, to build the Association to develop stronger and, together with Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee, implement the project of developing the logistics industry in Ho Chi Minh City by 2025, with the orientation towards 2030. We determine to take the members as the center, therefore, it is necessary to have the solidarity and unanimity of the members in the process of operation, jointly creating real values. The usefulness for the community of the Logtics ecosystem in Ho Chi Minh City” is the sharing of Ms. Minh Phuong.
In addition to the contributions of businesses, the Institute for Training and International Cooperation (IEC), Ho Chi Minh City University of Transport is also an official member of the Association and will make a significant contribution to the training, capacity building and supply of highly qualified, skilled and proficient human resources in foreign languages to create a strong logistics industry in Ho Chi Minh City and turn this industry into a spearhead economic sector, in line with the development project of the City People’s Committee, Ho Chi Minh City.
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