Japanese experts will assist the center in service quality and production according to the signed cooperation agreement between the Japanese Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications and the Vietnamese Minister of Information and Telecommunications.
Director general of VNPost Chu Quang Hao said that is the first regional center built in the country to receive and deliver mailers, parcels and newspapers for 23 provinces and cities in the southern region, nine provinces in the central region and the Central Highlands and others.
With the assistance from Japan, the center has been invested synchronously with an automatic parcel conveyor belt, having the capacity of 18,000 parcels an hour, together with forklift trucks and cage trucks to reduce goods delivery and receiving time as well as the ratio of damaged goods.
In addition, the center has been equipped with a camera system to ensure safety and security.
The modern center would meet the annual output growth rate of 30 percent and reduce 50 percent labor costs for VNPost with information technology investment and industrial production standardization, said Mr. Hao.
Automatic bar code scanning system
Stating at the event, deputy Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Minh Hong said that the opening of the center is one of meaningful activities marking the 45th anniversary of Vietnam-Japan diplomatic relationship establishment.
The center operation is an evidence for the determination of renewing production organization model on the basic of mechanization toward production automation at VNPost. It is also a new impulse in science and technology application in production and service quality improvement in HCMC and the southern region also.