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DB Schenker wins contract for BIFA Wood Vietnam 2018

(Ho Chi Minh, August 10, 2018) DB Schenker in Vietnam has been appointed as the sole official freight forwarder and on-site handler for the BIFA Wood Vietnam 2018 exhibition.

The exhibition will take place from October 24 until October 27 at the Binh Duong Convention & Exhibition Center located just north of Ho Chi Minh City. With over a thousand international and domestic visitors expected to attend, this is one of the largest wood processing exhibitions in Southeast Asia.

The contract will be managed by the DB Schenker Vietnam Fairs and Events team in HCMC. They will be supported by Schenker’s Air Freight, Ocean Freight and Land Transport colleagues who will handle the arrival of freight at Tan Song Nhat Airport, Ho Chi Minh sea port and the transport to the event location and vice versa.

“This contract reflects the confidence in our specialized Fairs and Events services and our longstanding track record in Vietnam. We look forward to a successful working relationship with the BIFA Wood Vietnam team. We are committed to provide the best possible service to the exhibitors”, commented Peter Kim, Fairs and Events Manager, DB Schenker in HCMC.

“DB Schenker is a very experienced logistics partner and we hope that Schenker Vietnam will deliver the best logistics services possible to our exhibitors and contribute to the success of the event”, said Mr. Nguyen Hai Son, Project Director BIFA Wood 2018.

Today, Vietnam is one of the world’s leading wood processing and exporting countries with an export turnover of $8 billion in 2017, a 10% growth from the year before. It is further expected to rise $20 – 25 billion over the next decade.

This is the second time the Binh Duong Furniture Association organizes the BIFA Wood Vietnam exhibition in Vietnam. The Binh Duong Furniture Association organizes the event in co-operation with Singapore based publisher of special interest business-to-business magazines, Pablo publishing Pte Ltd.

For more information about the BIFA WOOD Vietnam exhibition, please visit the website.

About DB Schenker Vietnam
DB Schenker has been active in Vietnam for over 25 years. Over the past few years, we have grown rapidly to become one of the largest logistics providers in the country. DB Schenker has a comprehensive coverage in Vietnam with 15 offices and warehouses across Vietnam and almost 1,000 employees. Our head office is located in Ho Chi Minh City.

Sandra van der Lingen
Marketing and Communications Manager 
Schenker Vietnam Co., Ltd. 
Tel. 84 28 6297 1860