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.

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?

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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

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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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.

Samsung Tests "Live View" Truck Camera and Display

DAT Solutions

The Samsung system, dubbed the "Safety Truck," was tested in Argentina, where traffic accidents occur at a rate of one per hour, and many of these are due to unsafe passing on two-lane roads. Let's say you're driving the family car, and you're stuck behind a Class 8 truck.

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.

What is the difference between forecasting and predictive analytics anyway?

Blue Ridge

My Latin side of the family comes from Argentina, the land of the Tango, all day drinking (yerba maté tea, of course) and big, loud expressive families. View From The Ridge: 69. August 12, 2016. Greg White. I get this question a lot. I've asked this question a lot.

“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.

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.

10 questions about the benefits of S&OP for your organisation

Supply Chain Movement

Argentina. Management at the helm. Some companies have a well-developed sales & operations planning (S&OP) process as a safeguard for structured decision-making. Those companies take an integral view of supply and demand, including the financial impact of mediumterm risks.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

Argentina. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend. They can renegotiate contracts, find other carriers, and do a better job of maximizing their truck utilization. But these efforts bring temporary, not permanent, relief.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Manufacturing Pulse Report 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Argentina. The manufacturing sector is in the midst of a period of great change. Driven by a desire to get closer to end customers, many are now looking at selling directly to shoppers, while continuing to serve their traditional B2B channels.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Argentina. The world is becoming smaller and larger at the same time through globalization and the internet. Goods have to be transported across the globe and across the neighbourhood.

Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

Supply Chain Movement

Argentina. The major consultancy firms are still acquiring smaller niche competitors to intensify their supply chain expertise. At the same time, the supply chain specialists are expanding across Europe and even into North America.

SCM Map Europe: European location decisions remain complex

Supply Chain Movement

Argentina. Supply chains in Europe are facing a wide variety of changes. To arrive at optimal European supply chains it is crucial to consider shifts in economic growth, currency fluctuations and tax reductions in addition to production and distribution costs.

Mindmap for the Supply Chain Director 2020

Supply Chain Movement

Argentina. The rapidly changing world is forcing companies to continually adapt.

Index Suggests Growth, But Volatility

EFT

Of the ten countries that slipped furthest in the index, six are in Latin America: Peru, Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela.

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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.

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.

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.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

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.

New: Global Trade Map 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Argentina. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations. International trade can entail significantly more risk than straightforward domestic business-to-business transactions.

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.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Argentina. After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014.

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.

Supplier Financial Health: Don’t Wait for the Worst, Reach out and Talk!

Supply Chain View from the Field

example is the default of Argentina and the associated immediate spread widening on debt of other South American countries (most notably Brazil), as well in the business context of buyer and supplier firms. Supply management research has established the axiom that firms are no longer operating independently, but indeed are part of an extended global network that is subject to high degrees of volatility, increasing customer expectations, and is subject to major forms of disruption risk.

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

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

What Is Clear Is Really Clear for Holiday 2013

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

These countries are: Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Russia, Sweden, South Korea, and Switzerland. This is a good week to conduct a mid-term review of holiday 2013.

The Upswing of Chinese Logistics Companies

Elementum

Within South America, Brazil and Argentina were the most notable markets for logistics in RoW. Forecast to grow by a CAGR of 7.5% by 2020 globally, the logistics industry is booming.

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.

Air Cargo Industry Flying Toward Change

Kewill

Customs agencies have begun pushing for the adoption of Cargo-XML, and it has already been chosen by a number of countries as the standard for their security filing procedures, including Argentina and the United States. Switch to Cargo-XML messaging standard to streamline processes, cut costs.

Logistics Services Providers Shift Investment Focus Outside BRIC Markets

Kewill

In addition to the ‘new tier’, a further wave of countries - Kazakhstan, Morocco, Ukraine and Argentina - have been included in the top 20 emerging markets for the first time. The emerging markets of Brazil, Russia, India and China that make up the ‘BRIC’ acronym continue to forge ahead.

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.