These are the predictions of Dr. Mai Xuan Thieu – Head of Logistics and Supply Chain Management at Ba Ria Vung Tau University (BVU). Dr. Mai Xuan Thieu is also one of the people who lays the foundation for the Logistics industry in Vietnam.
In 1994, Dr. Shao as General Director of Lotus Shipping Joint Venture (Lotus) has participated in the establishment of Vietnam Logistics and Logistics Association (VIFFAS). In 2013, VIFFAS was granted permission by the Ministry of Home Affairs to change its name to Vietnam Logistics Business Association (VLA).
Recently, thanks to the continuous dedication of Dr. TS, the project of establishing the Vietnam Logistics Human Resources Development Association (VALOMA) led by Dr. Thieu as head of the advocacy department has been officially granted permission by the Ministry of The Interior to establish.
According to Dr. Thieu, logistics industry in Vietnam is making significant developments. Specifically, according to the World Bank, the efficiency in logistics capacity of ASEAN countries, Vietnam ranks 3rd only after Singapore and Thailand, the average growth rate is 14- 16% / year, contributing 2-4% of GDP. However, according to the general assessment, personnel in this field in Vietnam are "lacking in quantity, weak in quality". The Government of Vietnam is currently particularly concerned and has taken concrete action. Decision No. 2021/QD-TTg of February 22, 2021, the Prime Minister has dedicated a separate section on training and improving the quality of logistics human resources with 5 specific tasks. "VALOMA is responsible for implementing the Government's Decision, in order to develop logistics human resources, improve the competitiveness of logistics enterprises and develop the logistics industry to achieve the goals set by the Government." – Dr. Mai Xuan Thieu further affirmed.
In March 2021, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc visited Cai Mep-Thi Vai deep-water port in Ba Ria Vung Tau province, which is also the largest deep-water port cluster in the country. The Prime Minister worked with provincial leaders and assigned tasks to the Ministry of Transport, the Ministry of Planning and Investment, Ba Ria – Vung Tau province with high concentration and all measures to develop faster, more synchronized, more competitive to develop the port and logistic system in Ba Ria – Vung Tau. , first of all Cai Mep – Thi Vai is on a regional level by 2030, competing on a par with Singapore and becoming a world-class seaport in 2045. Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc wishes: "In 2045, we define the vision of a strong Vietnam, Ba Ria – Vung Tau province with a system of seaports and logistic here plays a very important role and position".
Since 2017, Dr. Mai Xuan Thieu has officially become a core member of BVU's training team and has contributed greatly in making the school one of the first universities in the South to be allowed by the Ministry of Education and Training to provide university training in the logistics and supply chain management sectors. , industry code 7510605.
With the guidance of Dr. Mai Xuan Thieu, Ba Ria Vung Tau University now has a team of lecturers in Logistics and Supply Chain Management who are not only experienced but also attract general directors, directors of logistics companies and enterprises to directly participate in teaching, helping BVU enhance the practicality in training.
As a discipline that has consistently been in the top 3 most interested industries at BVU in the past years and in 2021, Logistics and Supply Chain Management have proved the attraction of the industry. In the coming time, BVU continues to invest strongly in facilities such as starting construction of the most beautiful and modern new facility in the region (commeding the second quarter of 2021, completed in 2022). In addition, the University is constantly promoting quality assurance and improving activities: In 2019, BVU was recognized for the quality inspection of educational institutions according to the standards of the Ministry of Education and Training, in 2020, BVU was ranked as a long-standing and prestigious educational institution in the world – QS (UK) is recognized as a 3-star QS Stars ™. With objective advantages as well as many synchronized investment solutions, Ba Ria – Vung Tau University is determined to become a prestigious university and university training address of the region.