South-East Asia Research Symposium

Past event — 31 May 2024

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by KLU - Kühne Logistics University (Hamburg, Germany) in collaboration with CFVG (Vietnam)

  • Date: May 31, 2024
  • 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM (UTC +7)
  • Venue: Campus CFVG, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    91 Đ. 3 Tháng 2, Phường 11, Quận 10, Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam

As part of its effort to enhance its international presence in Southeast Asia, KLU – Kühne Logistics University, based in Hamburg, Germany, is set to establish an educational hub in Vietnam. To mark this initiative, KLU, headed by president Prof. Dr. Kaplan, will host the 1st South-East Asia Research Symposium on "Supply Chains for a Sustainable Future" in Ho Chi Minh City. The symposium is co-hosted by CFVG.

Please note that the session plan might be subject to change. All research presentations will include a 15 min. presentation + 5 min. of Q&A.

08:30 - 09:00Registration & Arrival
09:00 - 09:05

Welcome Address
Prof. Dr. Andreas Kaplan, President of KLU - Kühne Logistics University
Prof. Dr. Fabien De Geuser, Dean of CFVG - French Vietnamese School of Management

09:05 - 09:20Keynote: "The Role of Logistics in the Climate Crisis"
Prof. Dr. Alan McKinnon, Professor of Logistics at KLU - Kühne Logistics University
Session Chair: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thi Binh, Foreign Trade University
Session Chair: Dr. Linh Duong, Bristol Business School, UWE
Session Chair: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Prisca Brosi, KLU - Kühne Logistics University
09:30 - 09:50Risk Effects Upon Service-Oriented Manufacturing Supply Chain Performance in Turbulent Times: An Asian Context
Dr. Huy Truong Quang, Lecturer and Research Cluster Lead of Logistics & SCM
RMIT University, Vietnam
Roles of Sustainability Efforts and Digital Transformation in Improving Supply Chain Performance: Empirical Study in Vietnam
Dr. Le Luong, Researcher
Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology & Vietnam National University, Vietnam
Logistics and Bottleneck Exploration: A Case Study of the Mekong Delta (Vietnam)
Prof. Dr. Tu Van Binh, Vice Dean of Graduate School
University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City & Vietnam National University, CFVG French Vietnamese School of Management, Vietnam
09:50 - 10:10Developing Textile Supply Chain Resilience in China and India - Lessons for Viet Nam
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thi Binh, Assoc. Professor of Logistics and SCM
Foreign Trade University, Vietnam
Sustainability Innovation: Realising Societal Benefits
Dr. Linh Duong, Senior Lecturer in Operations Management
Bristol Business School, UWE , United Kingdom
Towards Sustainable Development: Insights from Opportunities of Adopting Sharing Economy in City Logistics in Hanoi, Vietnam
Dr. Truong Thi My Thanh, Head of Urban Transport Planning Department
University of Transport Technology, Vietnam

10:10 - 10:30


Enhancing Supply Chain Resilience: A Collaborative Approach in Food Manufacturing Firms in the Philippines
Ariel Faraon, Procurement Director, JG Summit Holdings Inc., Faculty Member, Entrepreneurship Department, CCBA
University of Santo Tomas, Philippines
Industry Lecturer
Technological Institute of the Philippines Quezon City, Philippines
The Relationship Between Customer Relationship Management and Organizational Performace - The Mediating Role of Innovation Capability at Logistics Companies in Ho Chi Minh City
Dr. Ngo Van Thao, Researcher
Ho Chi Minh University of Industry and Trade, Vietnam
Highway Happiness or Road Rage: Goal-Disruptive Events, Communication Dynamics and Truckers’ Fuel Consumption
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Prisca Brosi, Assoc. Professor of Human Resource Management
Kühne Logistics University, Germany
10:30 - 10:50 Enhancing Human Resource Preparation for Air Cargo Operations at Long Thanh Airport: Identifying Potential Solutions through Dong Nai College Training Programs
Suto Thu, Head of Cargo Planning & Revenue Management
Vietjet AirCargo, Vietnam
ESG Rating for Freight Forwarding Industry
Alex Philip, Researcher
Swiss School of Business Management Geneva, Switzerland
 10:50 - 11:30 Coffee Break  
Session Chair: Prof. Dr. Maria Besiou, KLU - Kühne Logistics University
Session Chair: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ho Viet Tien, University of Economics HCMC & CFVG
Session Chair: Prof. Dr. Ruth Banomyong, Thammasat Business School
11:30 - 11:50Digital Platform Collaboration for Supply Chain Resilience amidst Climate Change
Prof. Dr. Mark Goh, Department of Analytics & Operations
University of Singapore Business School, Singapore
Supply Chain Environmental Monitoring Capability: The Influence of Economic Development
Dr. Nguyen Hung, Senior Program Manager, Logistics and SCM
RMIT University, Vietnam

Developing a Predictive Model to Calculate National Logistics Cost: A Machine Learning Approach
Prof. Dr. Ruth Banomyong, Department of International Business, Logistics and Transport
Thammasat Business School, Thailand


11:50 - 12:10Current Supply Chain Collaboration Trends: Insights for Manufacturing Companies in Vietnam
Nguyen Thi Hoang Mai & Dr. Nguyen Thi Duc Nguyen, Department of Production and Operations Management, School of Industrial Management
Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology & Vietnam National University, Vietnam
Exploring Sustainable Supply Chains: Leveraging Text Mining for Smart Warehousing in Green Logistics
Dr. Nguyen Phan-Anh-Huy, University Lecturer
Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology and Education, Vietnam
Physical Internet Initiatives in the Philippines
Prof. Dr. Jose Bienvenido Manuel M. Biona, Executive Dean at Enrique Razon Jr. Logistics Insitute, Mechanical Engineering Department
De La Salle University, Philippines
12:10 - 12:30Sustainable Development City and Communities Collaboration: Logistics Services offered in Last-Mile Delivery through Urban Consolidation Centers of Bangkok
Kanyarat Nimtrakool, Researcher and Lecturer
Rajamangala University of Technology Tawan-Ok, Thailand

Drivers of Food Waste Habits at Household Level in Vietnam
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ho Viet Tien, Assoc. Professor in CSR & Finance, Dean, Graduate School UEH & Co-Director of CFVG
University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City & CFVG French Vietnamese Management School

Developing Green Logistics in Viet Nam
Nguyen Ngoc Thuyen
Foreign Trade University, Vietnam
12:30 - 12:50Supply Chain Collaboration to Mitigate Food Loss and Waste In Food Supply Chain: A Literature Review
Bui Lien, Lecturer of Logistics
Foreign Trade University, Vietnam
 Using Fuzzy Dematel To Evaluate Factors Influencing The Choice Of Collection Methods In Reverse Logistics
Dr. Le Thi Thanh Ngan, Researcher
Foreign Trade University, Vietnam
12:50 - 13:10From the Ivory Tower to the Field: The Practice Impact of Humanitarian Supply Chains Research
Prof. Dr. Maria Besiou, Professor of Humanitarian Logistics & Dean of Research
Kühne Logistics University, Germany


Factors Affecting Vietnamese Women's Labor Mobility when Joining Asein Economic Community
Nguyen Thi Thao Quynh, Lecturer in International Business Management
Foreign Trade University, Vietnam


13:10 - 13:15Closing Session: Recap & Outlook
Prof. Dr. Andreas Kaplan, President of KLU - Kühne Logistics University
13:15Lunch & Networking


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