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The representative of SNP attended the global conference of the World Cargo Alliance WCA


The representative of SNP attended the global conference of the World Cargo Alliance WCA

Between February 18th and February 24th, 2023, a delegation of Vietnamese enterprises and representatives from Saigon Newport Corporation (SNP) participated in a global conference held at the Sands Expo Convention Center Singapore. The conference was organized to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the World Cargo Alliance (WCA).

The conference brought together over 3,000 attendees from 180 countries, providing international transport operators with a chance to re-establish connections disrupted for three years due to COVID. This event also facilitated the expansion of business networks, growth opportunities, and access to new markets for enterprises. Additionally, the conference served as a testament to the prestige and position of the WCA, the world's largest logistics network connection, which has been operating since its establishment in 1998.

Representative of the Vietnamese delegation to attend the conference

In light of the unpredictable nature of the global supply chain, which presents numerous risks and challenges, a significant and indispensable factor for the survival of companies - not only transport operators, but also shipping lines, customers, and related firms - is to undergo comprehensive restructuring and gain a thorough understanding of logistics trends. 

Mr. Phung Ngoc Minh, Deputy General Director of Saigon Newport Corporation, head of the SNP delegation attended the conference

Currently, clean energy is one of the key factors in the sustainable development strategy in Vietnam, not only in logistics, but also in the socio-economic development of a country. Accompanying the business community in using clean energy through supporting wind power and oversized cargo transportation services at SNP Logistics under Saigon Newport Corporation (SNP), which is one of the prides of the SNP system when it can protect the environment and develop green logistics.

Over the years, SNPL (SNP Logistics Center) and the SNP system have consistently kept up with global logistics trends, adopting them with flexibility to provide customers with the highest quality of service, as well as contributing to sustainable development and the growth of green ports. From being pioneers in renewable energy project logistics to collaborating with national organizations and associations such as HLA, VPA, VLA, among others, to propose and support logistics solutions with local government agencies across various regions of Vietnam, including Thu Duc City (HCMC), Dong Nai Province, the Mekong Delta, and promoting international cooperation with countries and global organizations, SNPL has always been at the forefront. Additionally, SNPL has embraced digital transformation with the implementation of cutting-edge technologies such as E-port and Chatbot IA, while also constructing a SNP Logistics booth on the Phaata Logistics trading floor, bringing the port closer to customers. These achievements have contributed to SNP's recognition as one of the top 10 prestigious enterprises in the Logistics industry in Vietnam for several consecutive years.

Exhibition booth of Saigon Newport Corporation

By focusing on customer needs in all operations and business activities, SNP is committed to supporting transport operators and the Vietnamese business community in gradually recovering from the pandemic and resuming operations. SNP has always prioritized innovation and learning from prestigious international communities like WCA to proactively respond to changes and risks. The company operates under the motto of continuous innovation, promoting cooperation and investment, increasing competitiveness, running an efficient business, maintaining the brand name of Saigon Newport, Vietnam's leading port operator and logistics service provider, and building a sustainable development company.

By attending this conference, the representative from SNP, and more broadly, the representative from Vietnam, had the opportunity to learn and comprehend the most up-to-date developments in the global supply chain, which included:

  • In the future, the success of any enterprise within the supply chain will depend on Artificial Intelligence (AI), which uses algorithms and user data to detect potential risks.
  • The ability to respond promptly, adapt to changes, and maintain visibility are crucial concepts that businesses must adopt to navigate the unpredictable nature of the supply chain.
  • A sustainable development strategy remains a vital aspect, with a vision focused not only on an eco-friendly supply chain, but also on a green economy that minimizes emissions while maximizing profits.
  • Digital transformation has been extensively and comprehensively implemented across various industries worldwide, including logistics, resulting in time-saving benefits and tangible profits for both enterprises and customers.