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|BEST Inc. launched its express delivery services as the next step in its offensive in Southeast Asia|
On October 11, 2019, BEST Inc. (NYSE: BEST) announced the official launch of its express parcel delivery and logistics services in Vietnam with a kick-off ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City.
BEST’s entry into Vietnam follows its launch of nationwide express delivery services in Thailand earlier this year and marks another significant step for the company’s expansion into Southeast Asia.
Johnny Chou, founder, chairman, and CEO of BEST Inc., said, “The company’s entry into Vietnam is an exciting milestone for our global strategy. BEST hopes that our technology-enabled solutions will contribute to the advancement of e-commerce and the digital economy in Vietnam and across the region. These enhanced logistics and supply chain services provide a high-quality option for Vietnamese merchants and consumers and can be scaled as the ASEAN grows into an increasingly important economic centre.”
|Johnny Chou, founder, chairman, and CEO of BEST Inc.|
BEST’s expansion in Vietnam is supported by the company’s breadth of technology expertise, flexible asset-light network, and approach of working with local franchise partners. BEST will operate a total of seven sortation centres across the country.
Currently, the company is building a flagship sortation centre in partnership with BW Industrial in Ho Chi Minh City, which is expected to be completed in April 2020. The 20,000 square metre facility will have cutting-edge automation including high-speed automated sorting lines and dimension-weight-scanning system. It will also offer BEST’s smart warehousing services.
Founded in 2007, BEST utilises technology and supply chain innovation to provide businesses with differentiated logistics services in order to meet rapidly evolving customer demands and achieve success in the e-commerce market. With its launch in Vietnam, BEST now offers enhanced solutions and services in 19 countries and regions, including China, the US, Germany, Australia, and Thailand.
Through its proprietary technology platform and extensive networks, BEST offers a comprehensive set of logistics and value-added services, including express and freight delivery, supply chain management, and last-mile services, truckload capacity brokerage, international logistics, and financial services. BEST's mission is to empower business and enrich life by leveraging technology and business model innovation to create a smarter, more efficient supply chain.