Doing Business in Brazil

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Brazil is the largest country in South America and the fifth largest country in the world. 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.

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How Trucking Rules in Brazil Are Driving Change

Supply Chain @ MIT

This is what happened to PepsiCo Brazil when the Brazilian government introduced new rules that limit truck driver working hours. Legislation that took effect in September 2013 imposes a number of restrictions on the working hours of truck drivers in Brazil.

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A Model for Transporting Goods in Brazil

Supply Chain @ MIT

Distributing product in Brazil involves endless transportation choices. Pictured is the Port of Santos, Brazil. When shipping product into a country as large and complex as Brazil, the choice of transportation routes has a critical impact on supply chain costs. Spoilt for choice.

World Cup in Brazil: Did it make it into your S&OP planning process?

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

The 2014 Football World Cup in Brazil is fast approaching, yes it is football not soccer. Leftover stocks will be discounted and sink markets will be drinking Brazil beer and eating Nigeria nuts all the way to Christmas.

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S&OP in Agribusiness: How to Harvest the Benefits with Advanced Analytics

AIMMS

Insights from Tereos Sugar & Energy Brazil. In the past decades, Brazil has become a world leader in the agribusiness space. The company operates 7 sugar cane processing factories in Brazil, in a cluster located in the northwest region of Sao Paulo state.

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Axway shares digital innovation in Brazil

Axway

Axway LATAM had a busy month in May, sharing digital innovation in Brazil with two successful events. The first was the API Techlab, an event where clients and new prospects got the chance to test out Axway solutions and discover … Events

This Week in Logistics News (February 9-13, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Robinson ) announced that it has expanded its operations to São Paulo, Brazil. 3PL Global Trade Mergers/Acquisitions This Week in News Brazil C.H. With six feet of it on the ground, it’s hard not to talk about snow around here.

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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. However, if you import in Brazil or Peru, for example, when a shipment arrives at the port, it has to be moved first to a fiscal warehouse to clear customs, which adds lead time and cost to the end-to-end supply chain process. 3PL Episode Highlights Global Trade Latin America Argentina Brazil Chile customs DHL global trade GT Nexus logistics supply chain

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 most fancied competitor, Brazil, was humiliated, in front of its home crowd, in a 1-7 defeat by Germany (more of that later). Brazil and Spain had established reputations for inventive, free-flowing soccer, but their pedigrees counted for little on the ground. Most of the seven goals that Germany scored against Brazil had the same quality. Germany’s 7-1 thrashing of Brazil in the first semi-final match was a case study in how to clinically dismantle inferior opposition.

Expanding your global footprint into Brazil's booming online economy

ModusLink Corporation

Gartner IT Symposium Xpo Brazil comes to a close with Axway as a Platinum sponsor

Axway

As the Gartner IT Symposium Xpo in Brazil came to a close, Axway as a Platinum sponsor, was able to showcase the full advantages of the AMPLIFY™ platform to the over 2,000 attendees.

This Week in Logistics News (July 6 – 12)

Logistics Viewpoints

This victory also marked back-to-back World Cup championships, which is the first time a women’s team has accomplished the feat, joining only men’s winners Italy (1934, 1938) and Brazil (1958, 1962). They’ve done it again! The US Women’s National Soccer Team has won a fourth World Cup championship in Lyon, France last Sunday.

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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%). Meanwhile, almost 40% of the world´s sugarcane was produced by Brazil alone.

The Top 6 Supply Chain Trends to Watch in 2017

PLS Logistics

Brazil, Russia and India are predicted to become sources of supply and demand for global companies. Globalization. The supply chain is affected by the globalization of business, and those who work with international suppliers don’t have the same competitive advantage they once had.

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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. The largest container port in South America is in the city of Santos in Brazil’s Sao Paulo state.

World Trade to Grow at Slowest Pace since Financial Crisis

Material Handling & Logistics

The contraction was driven by slowing GDP and trade growth in developing economies such as China and Brazil but also in North America, which had the strongest import growth of any region in 2014-15 but has decelerated since then.

Sustainable Supply Chains: A Country Comparison

SCM Research

The report also shows that Brazil, Canada and India must do more to encourage supplier to report emission reduction initiatives. The global not-for-profit organization CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) has published a report: Supply Chain Sustainability Revealed: A Country Comparison. The report was written by Accenture Strategy.

Final GAP Presentations Fill Strategic Needs - UCLA Anderson.

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

In total, 110 executives from Finland, Italy, Brazil, Australia, New Zealand, Estonia and the United States watched GAP teams present their findings before a panel of three expert judges. UCLA Anderson School of Management Blog. Archives. July 2014. June 2014. May 2014. April 2014. March 2014.

Jebel Ali Port welcomes world's largest sugar carrier

Logistics Middle East

Ship brings 106,000 tonnes of raw sugar from Sao Paolo, Brazil

Building a Business Case for Supply Chain Innovation

Supply Chain @ MIT

A Graduate Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (GCLOG) capstone research project* identified technologies that could benefit three companies in Brazil and evaluated the pros and cons of adopting each one.

Where’s the beef?

DELMIA Quintiq

billion with Brazil being the largest supplier at 32%. The recent tainted meat scandal in Brazil will also mean price increases for meat due to the sudden supply shortage.

Optimizing the food industry: a conversation with UniSoma’s Luis Pinto

AIMMS

Competing with companies from Brazil, which benefit from better soil conditions as well as a larger market, is very difficult. Feed costs are much cheaper in Brazil than in South Africa. The food supply chain is complex and challenging.

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B3 streamlines deliveries with Axway AMPLIFY Platform

Axway

B3—Brasil, Bolsa, Balcão is the stock exchange of São Paulo in Brazil, and leverages Axway Secure Transport (MFT) solutions and Axway API … AMPLIFY products Managed File Transfer AMPLIFY MFT API Gateway digital transformation

Prescriptive Analytics is Going Mainstream. Is your Organization Ready?

AIMMS

Brazil-based Volnei dos Santos, Technical Director at UniSoma , states : “until the beginning of the last decade, most of our projects focused on steel, pulp and paper, and animal production businesses.

Brazilian exports to UAE reach $2billion in 9 months

Logistics Middle East

Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone delegation visits ABCC in Brazil

Jebel Ali Port receives world's largest sugar carrier

Logistics Middle East

Ship brought 106,000 tonnes of raw sugar from Sao Paolo, Brazil

Peeling Back The Orange Juice Supply Chain! (Video)

Supply Chain Game Changer

But actually the Top Orange growing country in the world is Brazil. With approximately 16 million tonnes of oranges produced annually Brazil accounts for over 30% of global orange production. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

What does increasing regulatory oversight mean for the pharma supply chain?

The Network Effect

Higher GDP standards are looming in a number of countries – new guidelines will come into force during 2014 in Brazil, the European Union and China. Due to more complex supply chains, policy makers worldwide are enforcing stricter regulations for manufacturing and logistics.

DHL Writes Prescription for Medical Express Service

Inbound Logistics

DHL Express has launched DHL Medical Express Service (WMX) between Brazil and the United States for pharmaceutical and clinical research sector shippers

Supply Chain Management Trends

SCM Research

Second, international SCM activities are challenging for many participants, particularly in regions such as China, Russia, Brazil, Eastern and Southeast Europe (including Turkey), and the Arabian Peninsula. Last week, I was invited to beautiful Switzerland, where I held a seminar for supply chain managers from 30 large logistics service providers and manufacturing firms. Initially, these managers were asked about SCM topics they are currently most interested in.

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Zika Hits Supply Chain

APICS

This summer, the world has heard a great deal about the Zika virus, especially as athletes and fans from all around the globe flocked to Brazil, an affected region, for the 2016 Olympics.

From Greater Production Traceability to Combating Biodiversity Loss and Meeting UN Sustainable Development Goal 15

EcoVadis

Through Greenpeace leading the initiative, McDonald’s and other large European companies that import soybean from Brazil established the European Soy Consumers Group and began to pressure their suppliers in Brazil.

Career Resilience

Supply Chain Nation

I was born and have lived in São Paulo, Brazil, all my life. Then, I studied to be a an English translator in high school, and before law school, I studied to be an English teacher in Brazil.

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Dubai's DP World says volumes up 10.7% in H1

Logistics Middle East

Performance boosted by new business at its London & Brazil facilities

7 Guidelines to Achieving Growth Through Globalization

The Network Effect

E-commerce focus in North America, UK, Germany, Japan, China, India, and Brazil is intense. Nicolas A. Tonelli/Flickr. Global headlines anticipating growth through globalization are plentiful.

Trace Products from the Amazon to your Doorstep [Video]

Sourcemap

Deforestation encroaching on supply chains in the xingu river basin (brazil). This week a consortium of Brazilian brands and nonprofits launched Origens Brasil , a groundbreaking advance in supply chain transparency.