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1. What do you consider the largest Risk for your company?

2. What are the Risk Mitigation Strategies you apply?



This event is open for all professionals interested or currently working in Starups in Hanoi, or supply chai professionals in Hanoi, or who are interested in looking for business collaboration for U.S. market through meeting with a delegation of Baylor University (U.S.), Executive Master Program.


SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER - Detmold Packaging

This role is key member of DPV management team with participation in the development and implementation of strategies to achieve superior, sustainable business outcomes.



Briefly summarize the job's overall purpose or role. What is it expected to be achieved?

Provide overall the support and co-ordination of the procurement & logistics and other related functions.

Ensure the procurement process which fully integrated with the business and the supply market place in a cost effective manner whilst fully comply with relevant PMI & VPM Branch P&P.

Cordinate with VPM to ensure a logistic system which fully integrated with production activities in an effective, efficient manner whilst fully comply with custom regulation and VPM Branch requirements. 


2017 Management Trainee
DHL Supply Chain - a business unit of DHL Global, is the global market leader in contract logistics, providing warehousing, managed transport and value-added services at every link in the supply chain for customers in a variety of industries.


2017-11-30 11:19:14

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HCMC – The U.S.-based First Solar Group has resumed its solar panel production project at Dong Nam Industrial Zone in HCMC’s outlying district of Cu Chi, years after halting project and seeking to liquidate its facilities there.


The investor also has plans to boost the production scale in Vietnam compared to its initial plan to meet the increasing demand for thin-film solar power panels of customers in the word, said a source from the HCMC Export Processing and Industrial Zones Authority (HEPZA).

The project initially required total investment of US$1.2 billion including US$300 million spent on the first phase with annual panel capacity of 250MW. This is the biggest foreign direct investment (FDI) project at processing and industrial zones in the city.

Earlier, First Solar said that the plant would create jobs for around 600 locals after being put into operation and its products would be mainly shipped to the U.S. and Europe.

In an announcement for the project suspension in November 2011, after only eight months of construction, the group said that it shelved the project until market demand increased again. The suspension was attributed to the supply-demand imbalance in the world’s solar market at the time.

However, in mid-2012, First Solar appointed Cushman & Wakefield Vietnam to find buyers for the 113,000 square meters of manufacturing facility at Dong Nam Industrial Park built by German contractor M+W Group.

The manufacturing facility comprises 107,000 square meters of industrial space divided into two production areas, a large logistics area and an external office building of 6,000 square meters. The facility is located on a 23-hectare plot with additional 21 hectares set aside for future expansion, with available water and power supply for large-scale production.

Many other investors have showed their keen interest in taking over the manufacturing facility of the plant. However, they faced complex procedures and a requirement by HEPZA that the new investors had to take over the entire hi-tech project.

An investor, the HEPZA source said, finally inched close to the takeover, but First Solar backed off from the liquidation scheme, and resumed the project. HEPZA said the investor was allowed to continue the project because it had not been recalled by authorities.

Experts considered First Solar as the leading manufacturer of thin-film solar power panels, the main product to compete with Chinese enterprises that mainly produce polycrystalline silicon solar panels.