Dachser Mexico expands trade with LCL service to Brazil

The Supply Chain Journal

Dachser Mexico announced it has launched a weekly less-than-container load (LCL) service between Mexico and Brazil aiming to provide customers with reliable transport, with cargo typically arriving at the destination port in 22 days. Imports to Mexico from Brazil totaled $5.49

Doing Business in Brazil


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. Originally a colony of Portuguese Empire, Brazil declared its independence from Portuguese rule in 1822 and was formally recognized as independent in 1825. Manufacturing in Brazil.


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Slave Labor Discovered Among Brazil’s Top Beef Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain

A few feeder farms to some of Brazil’s top beef producers have used slave labor, according to a new report, adding urgency to government and corporate promises to clean up the meat supply chain

How Trucking Rules in Brazil Are Driving Change

MIT Supply Chain

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. The company uses a private fleet of trucks in combination with third-party carriers to deliver its products in Brazil. It will take some time before the new rules are fully integrated into freight networks in Brazil.

A Model for Transporting Goods in Brazil

MIT Supply Chain

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. The company decided to switch from a wholesale model in Brazil – i.e. other retailers buy and sell its merchandise – to a retail operation where the enterprise sells its own products direct to consumers.

Brazil’s Water Crisis Adds to World’s Supply Chain Misery

Supply Chain Brain

Drought is making one of Brazil’s most important river systems unnavigable, making it more challenging and costly for the commodities powerhouse to get grains and iron ore out to global markets

Dachser Mexico Deepens Trade Partnership with Brazil with New LCL Service

Supply Chain Brain

Dachser Mexico has announced a new less-than-container load service between the port of Altamira, Mexico and the port of Santos, Brazil

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


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. Download our case study to find out how Tereos Sugar & Energy Brazil has improved its S&OP Process with optimization technology. The agribusiness supply chain is highly complex.

Land CMA CGM Marco Polo tour with ‘most beautiful’ photos

The Supply Chain Journal

Previously the largest container ship to call the East Coast was the 15,072-TEU CMA CGM Brazil , which made its first visit last September. The largest container ship to call the North American East Coast is drawing shoreline crowds on its first visit.

Major retail investment in Brazil is enhancing supply chain optimisation, states Crimson & Co

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Supply chain operations in Brazil, which have felt the impact of the major political and economic turmoil in the country, could start to see significant improvements over the next few years, largely due to the relatively recent arrivals of major retailers, such as Amazon

Open Insurance in Brazil: on the road to Open Finance


In parallel to the national Open Banking program (officially known as Open Finance), another movement is the topic of heated debate today: Open Insurance. The Brazilian insurance regulator envisions a new Open Insurance System and published initial requirements in Dec.

Axway shares digital innovation in Brazil


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

Get Brexit bottlenecks under control

IT Supply Chain

By Josh Brazil (pictured). SVP Global Supply Chain Insights, project44. The post Get Brexit bottlenecks under control appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

ASOS goes airborne in blow for sustainable credentials

IT Supply Chain

By Josh Brazil (pictured). VP Supply Chain Insights, project44. The post ASOS goes airborne in blow for sustainable credentials appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Currys crumble at Christmas, supply chain to blame

IT Supply Chain

By Josh Brazil (pictured). SVP Global Supply Chain Insights, project44. The post Currys crumble at Christmas, supply chain to blame appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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. Unless you’re talking about ice dams, of course, and how water is dripping into your house, which is what I’m dealing with at the moment.

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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

Axway adds API Management offering to Brazil’s SEC4YOU


SEC4YOU is a Brazilian information security consulting company focused on Identity Management, Application Security (DevSecOps), Privacy Protection, and Cybersecurity which delivers safe Digital Transformation to different segments and industries. SEC4YOU and Axway’s partnership.

Supply Chain Crisis Could Still Cancel Christmas

IT Supply Chain

By Josh Brazil (pictured). VP of Supply Chain Data Insights, project44. The post Supply Chain Crisis Could Still Cancel Christmas appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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 VenezuelaPeople often think of Latin America as a single entity, but in reality, it’s a fragmented environment, with country-specific trends, challenges, and opportunities.

World Cup Plays that Build Winning Supply Chain Teams

MIT Supply Chain

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.

China’s covid outbreak already wreaking havoc on supply chains

IT Supply Chain

By Josh Brazil (pictured). SVP Global Supply Chain Insights, project44. The post China’s covid outbreak already wreaking havoc on supply chains appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

BCC research reveals firms to raise prices as inflation fears grow

IT Supply Chain

By Josh Brazil (pictured). SVP Global Supply Chain Insights, project44. The post BCC research reveals firms to raise prices as inflation fears grow appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Carnival and the Advances of Technology

DELMIA Quintiq

In 2020 however, we had a pleasant surprise: the Brazilian Carnival had the last word in technology, with Rosas de Ouro samba school taking the history of industrial revolutions with emphasis on the industry renaissance that we are living here in Brazil.

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Daily Infographic: The world’s 10 longest railway networks

The Supply Chain Journal

To view more FreightWaves infographics, click here.

Top Coffee, Sugar, Soy Ports Hunt Climate Clues to Stem Risks

Supply Chain Brain

As Brazil contends with its worst drought in almost 100 years, its ports and their regulator are intensifying efforts to quantify the risks of climate change for the nation’s sea hubs

Expanding your global footprint into Brazil's booming online economy

ModusLink Corporation


Accenture to Acquire End-to-End Analytics

Supply Chain Brain

Accenture has agreed to acquire End-to-End Analytics, a boutique analytics and data science consultancy based in Palo Alto, CA, with additional offices in Brazil

New Link Traces Beef From Amazon Rainforest to Grocery Stores

Supply Chain Brain

Meatpacking powerhouses like JBS and Marfrig Global Foods have borne the brunt of watchdog efforts to root out illegal deforestation in Brazil’s beef industry.

IAG Cargo Opens New Route Between Spain and Ecuador

Supply Chain Brain

IAG Cargo has recently announced the start of a new route to Guayaquil, Ecuador, increased frequency to Sao Paolo, Brazil and Mexico City, and plans to restart regular flights to San Juan, Puerto Rico

Is Soy the Next Palm Oil?

UL EHS- Sustainability

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. 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. of GDP, with soybeans being Brazil’s most valuable export commodity, worth more than US$20 billion.

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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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. read more. Global Supply Chain News

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


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. READ MORE: Axway AMPLIFY, what it means … AMPLIFY products Events AMPLIFY events innovation

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.