Logistics prices elevated by 2.5 million euros in comparison with earlier than the epidemic, if the provision chain disruption lasts, there can be many penalties for the economic system.

The danger of provide chain disruption as a result of “every place applies anti-epidemic otherwise”

On the afternoon of August 30, the Can Tho metropolis authorities lifted the regulation of “altering drivers, altering automobiles” after every week of utility, inflicting items to build up on the gateway of the Western capital. Beforehand, Can Tho required transport companies to “register upfront” and “change automobiles, change drivers” on the gathering yard despite the fact that drivers have absolutely carried out strict epidemic prevention measures. This has resulted in 1000’s of autos being stopped in entrance of the gateway to Can Tho.

“For 4 days, 44 vehicles carrying almost 500 tons of our consumables had been caught on the street.”, Mr. Do Thai Vuong, Vice President, Vice President of Sustainability Growth and Unilever Vietnam, shared with the media concerning the story of the provision chain break earlier this week.

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Speaking to the author, Mr. Do Thai Vuong mentioned that when the epidemic broke out critically in Ho Chi Minh Metropolis, Binh Duong and the southern provinces, Unilever Vietnam has been attempting its finest to take care of manufacturing whereas defending security. whole-health of staff. “Two clusters of Unilever’s factories in Tay Bac Cu Chi industrial zone and VSIP Bac Ninh with companion corporations Lix, Web; Linfox Bac Ninh, Linfox Da Nang and Linfox Binh Duong product distribution facilities are in operation. at full capability 24/7, and on the identical time doing three on-site actions for a very long time to be able to provide important objects to greater than 35 million Vietnamese customers daily.” Unilever Vice President shared.

  Vice President of Unilever VN: Logistics costs increased by 2.5 million euros compared to before the epidemic, if the supply chain breaks for a long time, there will be many consequences for the economy - Photo 1.

Mr. Do Thai Vuong, Vice President, Vice President of Sustainable Growth and Communications, Unilever Vietnam

Nevertheless, the standing of rules, necessities for paperwork to flow into items within the locality will not be constant. Even, there’s a state of affairs the place this locality doesn’t acknowledge the paperwork issued by one other native, or the supply car is allowed to flow into by one locality however the different will not be allowed to ship, resulting in the provision chain from the manufacturing stage. Circulation in the marketplace is interrupted, damaged, inflicting double difficulties for companies together with Unilever, affecting the financial improvement targets of the Authorities.

As within the case in Can Tho, when making use of the measure of “altering drivers, altering automobiles”, 1000’s of autos had been caught as a result of the products couldn’t be delivered to a different car as a result of there was each a scarcity of native drivers and no human sources for loading and unloading; crowded yards; The plan of unloading and exchanging individuals has the danger of shedding items for companies and may additionally unfold illness.

Logistics prices elevated by thousands and thousands of {dollars} in comparison with earlier than the epidemic

In response to Mr. Do Thai Vuong, the Covid ’19 pandemic is an actual and unprecedented disaster, nobody has skilled. Through the previous time, Covid-19 has adversely affected the worldwide provide chain as many seaports had been closed, eroding staff’ energy and income of companies. Not solely disruptions and breaks within the provide chain, but additionally the state of affairs of home delivery expenses. Unilever’s logistics prices have elevated by greater than 2.5 million euros in comparison with earlier than the epidemic. The scarcity of laborers, particularly the loading and unloading workforce as a consequence of distance rules and journey paperwork.

Mr. Vuong mentioned that this fourth epidemic, 1000’s of Unilever staff needed to settle for to steer clear of dwelling, keep in factories or gathering locations to take care of manufacturing and make sure the provide of products to the market. Within the months of implementing “three locations”, “one street, two locations”, the associated fee was elevated by tens of billions of dong, however the capability was solely assured by 30% to 50% due to the rotation of labor.

Unilever’s Vice President mentioned that if provide chain disruptions proceed for a very long time, there can be many penalties for the economic system and society.

First, extra companies must shut As a result of lack of enter supplies for manufacturing and the associated fee to take care of manufacturing to the circulation of products, it’s too excessive.

Second, the “blocking the river to ban the market” in transporting items to localities not solely causes difficulties for the output stage of enterprises, but additionally results in severe scarcity of products provide for individuals, particularly important merchandise that contribute to illness prevention, equivalent to private hygiene merchandise, cleansing and disinfecting surfaces, meals…

Third, as soon as companies are unsustainable, social safety points and the federal government’s financial improvement targets can be critically affected, To not point out, there could also be issues of smuggling of products if there’s a scarcity of home provide and inflation within the final months of the 12 months.

Should guarantee the provision chain will not be damaged

“Enterprises presently attempting to take care of manufacturing actions needs to be seen as pillars contributing to sustaining the economic system, conserving jobs and incomes for thousands and thousands of staff, and guaranteeing social safety. Subsequently, we hope to be given one of the best situations to proceed to take care of manufacturing and provide items to the market on the most cheap price for the individuals, who’re additionally struggling non secular losses. spirit, revenue, even unemployment as a consequence of distance”, The Vice President of Unilever hopes that the insurance policies to take away for enterprises within the manufacturing and circulation of products in the marketplace must be complete and synchronous, together with logistics and transport companies in order to not break the chain. provide important items.

Unilever made a number of suggestions:

Firstly, to be able to guarantee consistency and synchronization from the central to native ranges within the circulation of products, it’s essential to have consistency in paperwork all through the nation when circulating items, particularly in forces taking part within the blockade to make sure that the provision chain will not be damaged, customers can entry important items for individuals’s livelihood and Covid-19 prevention.

Secondly, including a gaggle of products, service and logistics suppliers serving the distribution system (supermarkets, meals and meals shops) which might be allowed to function to assist the distribution system. individuals, particularly in localities equivalent to Ho Chi Minh Metropolis, the Mekong area and the Southeast.

Most significantly, Unilever believes that it’s essential to deploy vaccination to the workforce within the manufacturing and provide chain to maneuver in direction of eliminating the “three spot” mannequin to assist scale back the monetary burden and the danger of an infection.

King misplaced to the village constitution permits

Though the Authorities Workplace, the Ministry of Transport, and the Ministry of Well being have rules on “transport inexperienced stream”, don’t examine on the epidemic management level for autos with identification papers with QR codes which might be nonetheless legitimate for transportation. items (besides prohibited items) on all highways to inter-district and concrete roads, however many localities nonetheless cease for inspection at quarantine checkpoints, inflicting site visitors jams. Some localities solely settle for drivers with unfavourable check outcomes for SARS-CoV-2 by RT-PCR methodology, don’t settle for speedy check outcomes; the place solely settle for the worth of the check paper for 48 hours as a substitute of 72 hours, catch the automobile to register earlier than going to the locality.

In the meantime, every locality has its personal necessities:

– Ba Ria – Vung Tau: From the afternoon of August 24, carry out a fast check on the spot for all circumstances passing by way of the Nationwide Freeway 51 in keeping with the rules of the Provincial Individuals’s Committee, together with the case with a legitimate fast check certificates.

– An Giang: drivers when coming into this province should conduct a fast check for all circumstances, after finishing the check, document the knowledge, then let the automobile go, inflicting frustration for drivers and companies.

– Quang Ninh: requires the motive force to be PCR unfavourable 48 hours earlier than, recommending 2 doses of vaccine.

– Ha Tinh: rules when coming into the province will need to have RT-PCR check paper inside 48 hours most.

– Can Tho: arrange a crew of drivers to assist transit within the interior metropolis. Companies with out drivers in Can Tho should assign this crew to drive in. However presently there may be not sufficient power to do it and it’s costly. Autos from different localities that wish to enter town have to be registered upfront; All autos should collect on the prescribed gathering level for transshipment and supply of products. This causes congestion on the gateway and frustration of drivers and companies; delay in transporting meals and foodstuffs to Ho Chi Minh Metropolis by some companies (Can Tho has eliminated the regulation on altering drivers and automobiles since August 30.

Minister of Transport: All items are important items

At a web based assembly to take away difficulties for transporting agricultural merchandise and items within the context of finishing up epidemic prevention duties on August 25, Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The introduced that every one items are imported items. important chemical substances.

“The locality that ‘lays’ rules opposite to the course of the Prime Minister, inflicting difficulties within the transportation and circulation of products have to be accountable.”

“Locals must strictly comply with the course of the Authorities, the Prime Minister and the Ministry of Transport in implementing rules on items circulation, guaranteeing rules on epidemic prevention and management. All routes are ‘” inexperienced channel’ serving the transport of products, from street to waterway, we have to create most comfort for autos with QR code or with out QR code however have absolutely met paperwork and procedures in keeping with rules Specifically, Doc No. 1015 signed by Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh and Doc No. 5187 of the Authorities Workplace have to be strictly carried out, conveying the Deputy Prime Minister’s opinions with instructions. serving to the cargo transport chain to be opened up, assembly the twin targets”, emphasised the Minister.

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