Is Soy the Next Palm Oil?

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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. Expansion on such a scale is playing a big role in deforestation and the loss of important habitats such as the Amazon and Cerrado landscapes of Brazil, and the Gran Chaco of Argentina and Paraguay.

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. Traditional methods of supplier risk mitigation involve diversifying risk, multiple sourcing, or switching suppliers, which are not effective in situations where entire regions, industry segments, or supply chains are experiencing financial distress.

How Procter & Gamble is thriving on supply chain complexity

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Source: Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference. GDM now serves more than 100 distributors on five continents and in 180 countries from Argentina to Zimbabwe. It also exchanges data with various distributor ERP systems, P&G’s SAP ERP system, spreadsheets and other sources. Procter & Gamble (P&G) is known for best-in-class supply chain planning.

Supply Chain Planning in Emerging Markets: Four Points to Remember

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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. 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.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

From local truck transportation to global supply chain management systems, from produce sourcing to consulting based on practical experience to outsourcing, C.H. 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.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Argentina. The sourcing department is challenged by increasing compliancy issues. 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.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

By consolidating at the source, several shipments can be combined into one, thereby reducing the number of shipments even before the shipments arrive at the Logistics Service Provider (LSP). 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.

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

Supply Chain Movement

However, there must be consensus within the organisation about definitions and the right source of information for important reports. 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.

Logistics Services Providers Shift Investment Focus Outside BRIC Markets

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According to a recent study with particular focus on logistics, logistics services providers are beginning to expand their strategic geographic focus (source: Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index 2013). Many manufacturers are seeking alternatives to BRIC countries, in particular China, as part of their future sourcing strategies. The emerging markets of Brazil, Russia, India and China that make up the ‘BRIC’ acronym continue to forge ahead.

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New: Global Trade Map 2016

Supply Chain Movement

The benefits of utilising modern-day FTAs include fewer customs duties, less red tape, access to public tenders, sourcing opportunities, investment opportunities and more transparent business conditions. Argentina. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations. International trade can entail significantly more risk than straightforward domestic business-to-business transactions.

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

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Strategies include sourcing more items directly from manufacturers to improve margins, SKU rationalization and space reduction, “show more carry less” and assisted-store ordering. In 2017, DB Schenker opened a new regional headquarters in Miami-Dade as well as several new support offices throughout the Americas, with continuous investment in contract logistics focusing on Mexico, Argentina and Brazil, as well as new Free Trade Zones and cross border facilities.

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

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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. Trade tensions have always been a source of great concern when it comes to their impact on global supply chains, and this trade war of 2018 is no exception. The big concession by the Chinese government is that they will reduce the existing 40% tariff on automobiles and, potentially, remove it.