International Journal of Advanced Multidisciplinary Research and Studies
Volume 3, Issue 2, 2023
Recruitment of logistics and construction industry workers in Vietnam post-Covid-19 era
Author(s): Vo Thanh Hung
When globalization becomes an inevitable trend, the Logistics and Supply Chain industries are also constantly expanding. With a growth rate of up to 30% per year, this is considered one of the fields with the strongest growth. However, when the Covid-19 pandemic broke out, this growth was severely affected. Former Deputy Director of the Import-Export Department of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam, Mr. Tran Thanh Hai affirmed: “This is the first time since World War II that the world economy has encountered a crisis related to faults. supply chain”. Covid-19 disrupted the global supply chain. In the context that all countries have transitioned to a state of "no domestic exports, no foreign imports", production activities of the importing countries seem to be frozen or switched to a moderate level because they cannot find raw material sources. The situation is similar in exporting countries because they cannot distribute goods and raw materials. Not only in terms of production, Covid-19 also directly affects consumer behavior. The demand for direct sales of goods has decreased, and activities on e-commerce exchanges have taken the throne due to the government's social distancing measures. All these changes have been causing businesses in the field of Logistics and Global Supply Chain to suffer.
Keywords: Covid-19, VCCI, logistics and Construction Industry
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