Bringing digital from zero to one in Vietnam’s trucking sector: On Call with LOGIVAN founder and CEO Linh Pham


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"[Supply chain diversification] is going to impact positively on the logistics sector of Vietnam over the next couple of years and in the long-term."

About the episode

It was 2017. A former Goldman Sachs tech analyst in the UK had returned to her family business in Vietnam when she decided to start her own venture. Three years later she is at the helm of a rising technology company in Vietnam, leading the digitalisation of the country's trucking sector. She shares her story as a founder, what LOGIVAN has been up to in the last three years and what the future holds for the industry. This call was recorded on 11 March 2020.

Timestamps to answers

00:17 Introduction of Linh Pham

1:40 How Linh started LOGIVAN

3:34 Overcoming challenges of starting up

4:59 Determining pain points of truckers

6:28 Unique aspects of operating in Vietnam and trucking sector

8:06 Driving adoption of shippers (SMEs and corporates) and truckers

12:25 APPLE and other tech solutions

15:53 Impact of supply chain diversification on Vietnam

17:04 Evolving leadership in a fast-growing startup

About our guest

A former Goldman Sachs technology analyst and graduate of Cambridge University, Linh Pham founded LOGIVAN after observing the inefficiencies in the trucking industry while working at her family's fertilizer business. With her firsthand on-the-ground experience working with the trucking industry, she has managed to grow LOGIVAN into a pioneering logistics company that connects tens of thousands of truckers and shippers across the country. She has won prestigious awards ranging from the best start-up at RISE Conference and the Pitch@Palace Global 2018, and appeared in more than 50 TV and media appearances, including Forbes, Tech in Asia, E27, VTV and Business Insider.


Podcast Intro by Tim Beek (2019)

Broken Purpose by Jukedeck (2019)

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