Logistics in Latin America: A Mosaic of Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities

Talking Logistics

See the recent election results in Argentina and Venezuela , and the issues facing Brazil’s president and economy , as examples. 3PL Episode Highlights Global Trade Latin America Argentina Brazil Chile customs DHL global trade GT Nexus logistics supply chainPeople often think of Latin America as a single entity, but in reality, it’s a fragmented environment, with country-specific trends, challenges, and opportunities.

Addressing Challenges in Emerging Markets: An Up-Close Discussion on Latin America

Talking Logistics

Podcast version (click to play): 3PL Latin America Past Episode Past Episode - GT Nexus Supply Chain & Logistics Trends Argentina Brazil DHL GT Nexus logistics Ricardo Carrion supply chain VenezuelaPeople often think of Latin America as a single entity, but in reality, it’s a fragmented environment, with country-specific trends, challenges, and opportunities.

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World Cup Plays that Build Winning Supply Chain Teams

Supply Chain @ MIT

The goal scored by Germany in the final against Argentina to win the trophy exemplifies the simple-and-direct philosophy. Filed under: Strategy Tagged: Amazon , Argentina , Brazil , Dell , FIFA , Germany , MIT CTL , soccer , supply chain resilience , Walmart , world cup. Strategy Amazon Argentina Brazil Dell FIFA Germany MIT CTL soccer supply chain resilience Walmart world cup The 2014 FIFA World Cup is finally over.

Doing Business in Brazil

QAD

Brazil is located in Eastern South America and borders the Atlantic Ocean as well as the countries of Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela. Compared to other countries in South America, Brazil has a high ratio of immigrants, primarily from Argentina, Chile and the Andean countries. Other members include Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay. Argentina and the Netherlands. Argentina and Germany.

A Fourth Star for Germany

SCM Research

” (It has to be mentioned that Adidas is also prepared for a victory by Argentina.). So far, Germany has won the FIFA World Cup three times, in 1954, 1974 and 1990, and there is a good chance that it will win it a fourth time this weekend. So, why is this a topic for a supply chain blog?

How Procter & Gamble is thriving on supply chain complexity

ToolsGroup

GDM now serves more than 100 distributors on five continents and in 180 countries from Argentina to Zimbabwe. Source: Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference. Procter & Gamble (P&G) is known for best-in-class supply chain planning.

Embracing Adversity

Supply Chain Nation

I was born in San Juan, Argentina but most of my formative years were in a beautiful, quiet suburban town in Cordoba, Argentina. we returned to Argentina. Claudia Behnke brings a story of perseverance and determination to today’s Wednesdays for Women blog.

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling and Logistics

Chile (12); Colombia (26); Argentina (28); Ecuador (34); Bolivia (37); Paraguay (40) were little changed. The countries improving their infrastructure and transport connections most were India, Indonesia, Turkey, Egypt, Iran, Pakistan, Argentina and Bangladesh. Executives in a new survey, 2018 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, are divided about whether a new pact would help Mexico (24.3%); hurt Mexico (21.8%); or leave trade unchanged (25.7%).

Embracing Adversity

Supply Chain Nation

I was born in San Juan, Argentina but most of my formative years were in a beautiful, quiet suburban town in Cordoba, Argentina. we returned to Argentina. Claudia Behnke brings a story of perseverance and determination to today’s Wednesdays for Women blog.

Supply Chain Planning in Emerging Markets: Four Points to Remember

ToolsGroup

GDM now serves more than 100 distributors on five continents and in 180 countries from Argentina to Zimbabwe. Supply chain planning in emerging markets is different. And while each market can be unique, we found a few repeating themes in our own experience and from sources including Gartner and our customers Procter and Gamble (P&G) and Cipla Medpro. Here’s what we found: 1.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

Argentina. The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’. The market study by VerkehrsRundschau (a leading German magazine with a website about transport and logistics) assessed the attractiveness of the countries close to Germany as a base for logistics activities.

Embracing the South American Ecommerce Marketplace

CH Robinson Transportfolio

In addition to customs taxes, tariffs, and fees, it can take 30+ days for some goods to be cleared through customs, especially in Brazil and Argentina. For Argentina, Zarate serves as the critical port for roll-on/roll-off (ro-ro) and breakbulk cargo, while Buenos Aires and Rosario serve as the top container ports. Ecommerce is on the rise in South America. Double-digit growth is expected for 2019 with sales of $71.34

How Much Can We Learn from the Last Super El Niño?

Elementum

Similarly, mining operations in Southeast Asia and Argentina were halted during the droughts, as mines run on hydroelectric power. This year’s El Niño might be the biggest one yet. Here’s what can we learn from the most extreme to date, which impacted supply chains from 1997 to 1998. During El Niño, warm water travels further east and disrupts trade winds. Photo courtesy Wikipedia. El Niño Explained. El Niño is not a storm system.

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China, Tariffs, and Trade Policy. What’s Going On?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Per CSMS# 18-00372 , as of June 1, 2018, all countries will be subject to the 232 tariffs except Argentina, Australia, Brazil, and South Korea for steel; for aluminum, all countries will be subject except Argentina and Australia. Additionally, absolute quota will be applicable for imports from Argentina, Brazil, and South Korea for steel imports; and to Argentina for aluminum imports as of June 1, 2018. China, Tariffs, and Trade Policy. What’s Going On? Robinson.

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Argentina. 10 questions to assess working capital management. Working capital management revolves around inventory, debtors and creditors. Some companies generate cash so quickly that they can even achieve negative working capital. Supply Chain Media and software vendor Slimstock have developed this checklist for working capital management. >>Please >>Please click on the red button and fill in the fields to activate the green download button.

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

Argentina. Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond. Advanced analytics and optimization technology is the game-changing advantage that will push you past the competition – giving your business more agility, higher accuracy and sharper insights to maximize your revenue. Learn more about: How data, advanced analytics and optimization technology combine to give your company the adaptability it needs in challenging markets.

Checklist for Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Argentina. 10 questions about Global Trade Management. Managing the activities comprising a supply chain is becoming more difficult with the growth of trade and increased regulation. Supply Chain Movement and software supplier Amber Road have put together this checklist for Global Trade Management. >>Please >>Please click on the red button and fill in the fields to activate the green download button. Checklist for Global Trade Management.

“Too Big to Fail”: 10 Things you Need to Know About El Niño

Elementum

During the 1997 El Niño, droughts in Indonesia and Argentina caused mining activity to halt, raising prices of copper, zinc, and nickel. El Niño is officially set to wreak havoc around the world—starting now. Deemed “too big to fail” by NASA , the weather event will impact supply chains at every stage. As the event starts to take effect, here are ten things you should know about how different weather systems will impact your supply chain.

White paper: Are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Argentina. Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. Clearly, this does not change the call for efficiency and productivity. And now, the pressure is on you -as senior executive- to deliver. However, there is a realistic possibility that you are the weakest link in your supply chain. Surprised?

White paper: What if you are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Argentina. Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. Clearly, this does not change the call for efficiency and productivity. And now, the pressure is on you -as senior executive- to deliver. However, there is a realistic possibility that you are the weakest link in your supply chain. Surprised?

La carte du commerce international 2016 / Global Trade Map 2016 in French

Supply Chain Movement

Argentina. Les accords commerciaux et leurs risques d’un point de vue UE. Amber Road, leader des solutions de gestion du commerce international (GTM), et Supply Chain Movement ont collaboré ensemble pour établir cette carte de commerce international 2016 qui montre les accords commerciaux actuels de l’UE et les risques potentiels pour le commerce. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

Argentina. More shippers today appear to be outsourcing some or all of their logistics. How does a company decide that outsourcing logistics is the right choice? This C.H. Robinson whitepaper can help companies decide, set reasonable expectations for what outsourcing can contribute to their organisation, and how much of a role a company will need to play to achieve the successful business outcome they seek. About C.H. Robinson. Robinson help companies simplify their global supply chains.

Checklist Regelkonforme Lieferketten/Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Argentina. 11 Fragen zum Global Trade Management / 11 questions about Global Trade Management. Der globale Handel wächst – und mit ihm die Regulierung. Das effiziente Management von Lieferketten wird dadurch immer weiter erschwert. Gemeinsam mit Supply Chain Movement hat Amber Road eine Checkliste entwickelt: Testen Sie Ihr Global Trade Management! Managing the activities comprising a supply chain is becoming more difficult with the growth of trade and increased regulation.

Klabin Partners with EcoVadis to Advance Supply Chain Sustainability Leadership and Performance in Latin America

EcoVadis

Founded in 1899, it has 18 industrial units in Brazil and one in Argentina. New partnership will drive a higher standard for sustainable practices within the global pulp and paper supply chain. . PARIS/NEW YORK – (December 11, 2019) — EcoVadis , the world’s leading provider of sustainability ratings, today announces its sustainable procurement partnership with Klabin , Brazil’s largest paper and board producer and exporter.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

Argentina. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’. Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years. Talent development can make an important contribution to the execution of their supply chain strategies, but not all leaders pay the same amount of attention to this topic. Here, a number of leading companies show that it is possible to take a structural and creative approach to talent development.

This Week in Logistics News (April 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Global Trade Content and Compliance : Denied party screening services for international ecommerce and ad hoc analysis; landed cost calculation services for global trade automation; and support for customs initiatives in the United States, Canada, The Netherlands, Argentina, Cuba and Paraguay. Back in December, we welcomed two new members to our family: Milo and Otis, guinea pig brothers we adopted.

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Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Argentina. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way. These developments impact Original Equipment Manufacturers, both at strategic level and at operational level within their supply chains. Together with service provider Arvato, Supply Chain Movement has created a mindmap outlining the route for high-tech supply chains, including road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please

This Week in Logistics News (April 16-19, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Sticker Snafu Has Millions in Imports Stuck in Argentina’s Warehouses (Bloomberg). I am in Minnesota today, at the CSCMP Twin Cities Roundtable Annual ½ Day Seminar , where I am participating in a keynote session with Rick Blasgen (President & CEO of CSCMP) and Steve Raetz (Director Research & Market Intelligence at C.H. Robinson).

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Argentina. Global competition is forcing companies to optimally manage the orders they have scored. Supply chain execution software can coordinate the necessary alignment process between the various systems within the network. Together with MP Objects, supplier of supply chain software, Supply Chain Movement has created a mindmap for innovative order management, including a handy description of the route and with road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please

Career Resilience

Supply Chain Nation

I studied Spanish because I used to work for a company with sites in Argentina, so I decided to take my Spanish more seriously at a Spanish school in São Paulo. Patricia Diniz Soares, senior corporate counsel at JDA, is a proud single mom and trailblazer in her career.

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Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Argentina. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market. as the advance of e-commerce continues, companies with an omnichannel approach are increasingly implementing specific order management systems. furthermore, because the continuing growth in outsourcing is making global businesses ever-more susceptible to disruptions, supply chain risk management software is also on the rise.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Argentina. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe. Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation. these are the main conclusions from Supply Chain Movement’s annual study as the basis for the 3pl subway map europe 2016, which shows the specific services of the most important logistics service providers.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Argentina. Customers are becoming more demanding all the time: they increasingly expect personalised offers, available globally and round the clock. Such huge pressure on sales is also dragging the supply chain department(s) towards an ever-higher service level.

Gartner’s survey analysis: Women in Supply Chain 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Argentina. Gartner’s first Women in Supply Chain Survey, conducted with AWESOME, an executive women’s leadership group, and supported by Supply Chain Media, compares the representation of women in supply chain leadership roles. It also identifies practices that are increasing the engagement with and success of women in supply chain organizations. Key Findings. ■ The percentage of women in leadership positions decreases as the corporate ladder rises.

Gartner’s Women in Supply Chain Survey 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Argentina. Gartner’s first Women in Supply Chain Survey, conducted with AWESOME, an executive women’s leadership group, compares the representation of women in supply chain leadership roles. It also identifies practices that are increasing the engagement with and success of women in supply chain organizations. Key Findings. ■ The percentage of women in leadership positions decreases as the corporate ladder rises.