On 8 October 2018, organized in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam was Green Freight Asia (GFA) Labelling Workshop. Together with GIZ, the event was collaborated by the GFA secretariat from Singapore to introduce the GFA label to Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) in the freight and logistic sector in Vietnam and elaborate on the process of how to apply for the label and its benefits of its membership and certification.
During the workshop, a lot of attendants recognized the importance of fuel efficiency to reduce corporate operation cost and expected to know how to apply for GFA membership and label, including the benefits which would come after the certification. In addition, some SMEs expressed their interest in having support from GIZ for applying for GFA membership and label. All in all, they showed their eagerness to know more about GFA membership application, GFA label application, how to apply for it and what benefits they would have once certified by GFA.
The workshop was attended by 26 participants from 23 SMEs, 9 of which had registered for GFA membership and 6 of which submitted one-on-one consultation sheets during the event.