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 Venezuela

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. Other members include Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay. Argentina and Germany.

Is Soy the Next Palm Oil?

EHS Sustainability Knowledge at Work

And over 80% of soybean was produced in three countries: the United States (35%), Brazil (29%) and Argentina (18%). Expansion of soy since the 1970s in Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay has seen almost half of the important ecosystem provided by the Cerrado grasslands completely wiped out.

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. Ecommerce is on the rise in South America. Double-digit growth is expected for 2019 with sales of $71.34

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?

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.

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’.

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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.

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

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

Talking Logistics

Sticker Snafu Has Millions in Imports Stuck in Argentina’s Warehouses (Bloomberg).

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.

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

Argentina. Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond.

G20 Global Throughput – The Main Divide

ThroughPut

As the trade potential shifts to production outside of the US and China, potential winners are made in developing conglomerates like Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico, where labor costs are still relatively cheap and can offset national production as it relates to the needed category of production.

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Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling & 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.

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.

“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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

The Latest in the US/China Trade War Drama & the Global Supply Chain

Intelligent Audit

At the G20 Summit in Argentina, a huge announcement was made – a “pause” was put on the ongoing trade war between China and the United States. The big concession by the Chinese government is that they will reduce the existing 40% tariff on automobiles and, potentially, remove it. According to Economic Adviser to the President, Larry Kudlow, “We expect those tariffs to go to zero.”

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.

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.

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.

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.

10 questions about supply chain optimisation

Supply Chain Movement

Argentina. Better decision-making processes. The business complexity is increasing all the time due to globalisation, big data and dynamic interdependences. It is becoming ever-more difficult for supply chain professionals to make the right decisions.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

Argentina. In the global fashion and luxury goods market, ever-higher customer expectations, combined with demographic and economic shifts, are making it increasingly difficult to predict consumer behaviour and plan accordingly.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right. Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Which ones to use?… … How many to use?

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