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. 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.

How Trucking Rules in Brazil Are Driving Change

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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.

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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. 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.

Logistics in Latin America: A Mosaic of Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities

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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

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

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December 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). Robinson ) announced that it has expanded its operations to São Paulo, Brazil. billion of freight under management.” 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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Two Important Questions About the Future of Freight Moves

Talking Logistics

Freight tons moving on the nation’s transportation network will grow 40 percent in the next three decades while the value of the freight will almost double, increasing by 92 percent, according to the latest projections by the U.S. Not surprising, considering the ongoing growth of e-commerce, freight moves in tons by “Multiple Modes and Mail” — which includes shipments by parcel delivery services, U.S.

Freight rates forecast to rise 10-20%

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Research suggests that the new IMO 2020 MARPOL Annex VI policy, which looks to tackle ship emissions through reducing their sulphur content, will raise freight rates by around 10-20%. On current projections of freight rates CRU believes that the pay-off period for installing a scrubber is now expected to be 12-18 months, on average. This means that 10%-15% of total ocean-going freight capacity will employ scrubbers, rising to approximately 20% by 2025. Normal. false. false.

Uber Freight: Another “Uber-for-Trucking”?

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Uber Freight: Another “Uber-for-Trucking”? After news broke last month that Uber was unleashing a trucking offering, it came as no surprise when it launched Uber Freight , an online trucking marketplace for US LTL. Load-matching technology (even the Uber For Freight model) isn’t new. Technology, Infrastructure: Make Freight Great Again. million trucks moving 10 billion tons of freight. That’s a lot of freight. What’s Working for Uber Freight.

How to Plan for Common Disruptors in Ocean Freight

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Peak season for ocean freight shipping is underway. This blog examines the “red” times, like the roughly three-month period we have just entered that is historically one of the regular disruptors in the ocean freight market. The 9 th annual BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) summit is being held in Xiamen September 3-5, 2017 (the summit location rotates between its member countries). All of this will cause a tightening of space for ocean freight shipping.

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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. Supply Chain Movement and software vendor Eyefreight have developed this checklist to provide to pinpoint the key drivers of Freight Spend Management. This is an important aspect of managing freight spend. Brazil.

The Amazing Supply Chain of Your Morning Coffee!

Supply Chain Game Changer

With their roots somewhere in a field in Brazil, the beans make their way into the fully automated coffee machine on the third floor where my colleagues meet to discuss the day’s tasks. SCM #SupplyChain #Freight #Logistics #Retail #Coffee #Business #Leadership #Tea. Subscribe Here!

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. While still in the works, the United States-Brazil free trade agreement can help facilitate trade and boost investment between the two countries, especially in infrastructure. While surface transportation remains stagnant, ocean freight shows promise. In 2018, Brazil’s busiest container cargo port handled 4.3

Peeling Back The Orange Juice Supply Chain! (Video)

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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.

Local Sourcing, Global Supply Chain

BluJay Solutions

The recent announcement by Google-owned Motorola Mobility that all new Moto X smartphones sold in the US will be manufactured in Texas, highlights the continued importance of the global supply chain and role of freight forwarders and logistics services providers (LSPs) in successful local sourcing strategies.

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling and 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. In the 50 country rankings, Brazil slips two spots to No. India and China are the logistics industry’s favorite investment destinations, but Vietnam leads a second group that includes UAE, Brazil and Indonesia.

The Top 6 Trends in Logistics Impacting Shippers in 2017

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Meanwhile, Brazil, Russia and India will become major suppliers as companies access the remaining untapped resources of the world. Meanwhile, the use of Big Data will empower new fleets and freight optimization and consolidation measures, and the IoT will provide new insights. The election is over, but the race is just starting for logistics providers. Although rate volatility is expected to stabilize in 2017, organizations must do more with fewer resources to survive.

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Extreme Global Weather Set to Continue – What’s the Supply Chain Impact (Part 1)?

BluJay Solutions

According to figures issued recently by the UN's World Meteorological Organization (WMO), which monitors global weather, the first six weeks of 2014 saw extreme weather occur almost simultaneously in countries across the globe, from significant snowfall in North America to damaging storms and floods in the United Kingdom, to heat waves in Brazil, Southern Africa and Australia and even snow in Vietnam. .

6 Emerging Trends In Supply Chain and A Deeper Look into Driverless Vehicles

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This means that the world has opened up to countries like China, India, Brazil and Russia open for business. Stagnation of Air Cargo and Sea Freight Rates. Editor's Note: Today's blog is from our friend Kevin Hill with Quality Scales Unlimited who shares his expertise regarding the key trends in supply chain and transportation management. . Supply chains, both international and domestic, are under constant pressure to reduce their costs and enhance performance at the same time.

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This Week in Logistics News (July 18-22, 2016)

Talking Logistics

On the technology front, yet another “Uber for trucking” startup has launched, this time in Brazil with backing from Goldman Sachs, Oscar Salazar (who was involved with Uber’s launch), and Valor Capital Group LLC. In some cases, truckers only contact the company if, say, they’ve made a delivery and are looking for freight to take on their return trip. 1981: the year that Duran Duran, Depeche Mode, New Order, and R.E.M. all released their first singles.

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A Truth About Global Transportation: It Happens Locally

Talking Logistics

What palletized freight shippers in Ohio are dealing with on a day-to-day basis is very, very different from shippers in Europe who are shipping pan-Europe across all modes (intermodal, short sea, and across borders), and that’s different from shippers who are dealing with freight movements in places like Brazil where you have to worry about freight being intercepted and hijacked, and that’s different from having to deal with the myriad of local carriers in Asian countries.

The need to know

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Sugar shipping rush in Brazil amid COVID surge causes huge vessel logjam. More than 70 ships are lined up at Brazil’s port of Santos to load sugar for export in a queue that may take a month to clear after buyers worldwide scrambled to get ahead of possible disruption caused by the ravages of the coronavirus pandemic. German freight tech start-up Sennder merges with France's Everoad. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists.

Latin America's e-commerce problem

EFT

Revenues are largely driven by Brazil and Mexico, which together accounted for 57% of the region's sales in 2018. Primary Event: 21st Annual Logistics CIO Forum: North America Précis: Region is a laggard when it comes e-commerce sales, with Latin America accounting for just 2% of the global total Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Freight Logistics Region: Latin America Article Type: Reports & Analysis Publish as a report

Global study reveals increased use of third party logistics providers and outsourced logistics services key to success in emerging markets

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China, India, Brazil and Mexico are considered the top. intercontinental Air and Ocean Freight with comprehensive Value-Added Logistics Services and Supply Chain. Clients include Integrators, Freight Forwarders, 3PL Providers, Ocean Carriers, NVOCCs, Airlines, Rail Operators, Port Operators, Terminal Operators, and Airport Operators. Conferences Emerging Trends Freight & Transportation Third Party Logistics

The need to know

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A fifth of EU soy imports from Brazil could be tainted by deforestation, study says. A fifth of EU soy imports from Brazil may come from land illegally deforested, according to a study released on Thursday that offers a detailed inventory of farms in the supply chain. . The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists. Walmart Canada to spend C$3.5billion on e-commerce push, store renovations. Walmart Canada ( WMT.N ) said on the Monday it plans to spend C$3.5

The need to know

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Brazil ecommerce jumps 57% in first five months of 2020 fueled by COVID-19. MercadoLibre to kick off ops in Brazil's 3rd distribution center in July. Latin American e-commerce group MercadoLibre will kick off operations in its new fulfillment center in Brazil’s Northeastern state of Bahia in July, the company said on Tuesday, as more customers have been shifting to online shopping during the coronavirus pandemic. . The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists.

The need to know

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Brazil logistics company Hidrovias could raise up to $876 million in IPO. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists. Delivering super-cooled COVID-19 vaccine a daunting challenge for some countries.

The need to know

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Brazil logistics company Hidrovias could raise up to $876 million in IPO. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists. Delivering super-cooled COVID-19 vaccine a daunting challenge for some countries.

The need to know

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Brazil mall operators sign food e-commerce deal with Google. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists. Fearing shipping crunch, retailers set earliest-ever holiday sale plans. The coronavirus pandemic is upending the way U.S.

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The need to know

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Brazil mall operators sign food e-commerce deal with Google. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists. Fearing shipping crunch, retailers set earliest-ever holiday sale plans. The coronavirus pandemic is upending the way U.S.

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This Week in Logistics News (October 8-12, 2018)

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Transplace Acquires Yusen Logistics’ Intermodal & Freight Brokerage Group. Trimble Acquires Brazil-Based Veltec to Expand its Global Portfolio of Transportation Solutions. Freight trucking startup Shipwell gets a $10 million boost (TechCrunch).

The Journey of One Banana! A Supply Chain in Motion! (Infographic)

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Two other countries that produce a notable amount of bananas are Brazil and India. When local production sites have packaged the yield, major distributors load up massive cargo freights on company ships, or those of 3rd party logistic providers. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies and Hamburg port to explore hyperloop possibilities in new joint venture

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Initially, the construction of a transfer station for testing purposes at a HHLA terminal in Hamburg is planned, including an initial 100 meter cargo route along with a special freight capsule and loading dock. Headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, HyperloopTT has offices in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, UAE; Bratislava, Slovakia; Toulouse, France; Contagem, Brazil; and Barcelona, Spain.

The need to know

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Brazil’s BRF flags challenges of coronavirus testing for meat, guarantees safety. The need to know from Reuters' global network of journalists. COVID helps Canadian logistics robot firm Attabotics raise $50 million.

The Pros and Cons: International and Domestic Sourcing

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This strategy involves a country from a high-cost country area — typically US, UK, Canada, Australia, and West European nations — purchasing materials from resource-rich low-cost countries; think China, India, Indonesia, Bolivia, Brazil, Russia, Mexico, and East European nations.

Are Today’s Transportation Tech Startups the Uber of Trucking or the Tinder of Trucking?

Talking Logistics

Just last week, TechCrunch reported that yet another “Uber of trucking” startup, CargoX, was launched in Brazil with backing from Goldman Sachs, Oscar Salazar (who was involved with Uber’s launch), and Valor Capital Group LLC.