article thumbnail

Doing Business in Brazil

QAD

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. Manufacturing in Brazil.

Brazil 90
article thumbnail

U.S. Is Losing Soybean-Export Edge as Brazil Closes Logistics Gap

Supply Chain Brain

farmers facing supply-chain bottlenecks and a surging dollar are losing their competitive edge in the global market for soybeans to their biggest rival: Brazil.

Brazil 98
Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

article thumbnail

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. Spoilt for choice. The shift posed some difficult challenges.

Brazil 84
article thumbnail

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. Guess who has to clear up the mess when the last ball is kicked and the winners lift the trophy (Spain or Brazil for me although I obviously dream of English success) and football interest suddenly plummets for a few weeks at least?

S&OP 132
article thumbnail

Brazil Banks to Deny Credit to Meatpackers Linked to Amazon Destruction

Supply Chain Brain

The sustainability standard requires slaughterhouses to adopt a tracking system to monitor their entire supply chain in the Amazon region and Maranhao by December 2025.

Brazil 105
article thumbnail

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.

S&OP 278
article thumbnail

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. Also, some larger operators initially opted to flout the regulations.

Brazil 40