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. As Ricardo discusses in the clip below, an important capability is having country-specific knowledge and expertise and being more than just a freight forwarder — that is, having end-to-end supply chain visibility and responsibility.

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.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend. And freight costs are continuing to rise, pushed upward by factors such as globalized distribution and unpredictable fuel prices. Checklist Freight Spend Management.

Air Cargo Industry Flying Toward Change

BluJay Solutions

The clock is ticking for the air freight industry to adopt a new, improved electronic messaging standard, but thus far many freight forwarders and ground handlers have responded with a yawn. Blog air freight customs customs compliance

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

Talking Logistics

MercuryGate Launches Global, Omni-modal Freight Procurement Solution. Back in December, we welcomed two new members to our family: Milo and Otis, guinea pig brothers we adopted.

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Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling & Logistics

The Index, in its ninth year, ranks 50 emerging markets countries by factors that make them attractive to logistics providers, freight forwarders, shipping lines, air cargo carriers and distributors.

“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. This could be a record-setting year for typhoons, meaning heavy disruptions of air and sea freight.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Argentina. Third, it is essential the system generate pre-invoices to reduce carrier invoice uncertainties, eliminate fraud, and manage freight spend. The world is becoming smaller and larger at the same time through globalization and the internet.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Argentina. The Japanese freight mover Kintetsu World Express has expanded recently outside its home market with the acquisition of APL Logistics, which has a strong base in America and Europe.

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Logistics Services Providers Shift Investment Focus Outside BRIC Markets

BluJay Solutions

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.

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Despite NAFTA Uncertainty, Logistics Investments Continue

Logistics Trends and Insights

With the Laredo facility, Ryder will manage more than 11,250 cross-border freight movements per month between the U.S. Its network includes Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Panama and Peru, and will soon expand into Brazil.

The Upswing of Chinese Logistics Companies

Elementum

Within South America, Brazil and Argentina were the most notable markets for logistics in RoW. Cheaper than both air and ocean freight, it takes around 18 days of train travel from China to Europe. Forecast to grow by a CAGR of 7.5% by 2020 globally, the logistics industry is booming.