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.

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.

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. Tereos , the second biggest sugar producer worldwide, is an important stakeholder in this market, with 49 industry units in 4 continents.

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


AIMMS formed a partnership with CAT Squared and UniSoma to help companies in the food industry tackle these challenges. Besides planning challenges inherent in complex supply chains like those in the food industry, a lot of companies have problems with lack of centralized planning.

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Addressing Challenges in Emerging Markets: An Up-Close Discussion on Latin America

Talking Logistics

Which vertical industries are the most active in Latin America? Which vertical industries are the most active in Latin America?

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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Warby Parker vs Luxottica: Supply Chain Disintermediation in the Eyewear Industry

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Based in Italy, Luxottica has a monopoly-like position in the global eyewear industry. Luxottica recently strengthened its position in the industry by vertically integrating with the world’s largest lenses manufacturer, Essilor, in January 2017 [2]. An Industry Newcomer: Warby Parker.

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Warby Parker vs Luxottica: Supply Chain Disintermediation in the Eyewear Industry

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Based in Italy, Luxottica has a monopoly-like position in the global eyewear industry. Luxottica recently strengthened its position in the industry by vertically integrating with the world’s largest lenses manufacturer, Essilor, in January 2017 [2]. An Industry Newcomer: Warby Parker.

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The Top 6 Supply Chain Trends to Watch in 2017

PLS Logistics

Industry Week reports that by 2025, global companies will have procurement managers based in China to source materials and services not only for their operations in that country, but for their entire organization. Globalization.

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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.

How standardization advances supply chain responsibility


When industry partners apply existing standards, everyone becomes fluent in the common language of process and evaluation. Cargill has developed an action plan using the framework and has since pledged $30 million in seed funding to identify solutions to deforestation in Brazil. .

Add These 3 Transportation Industry Shows to Your Watch List

GTG Technology Group

3 Great Shows about the Transportation Industry. When the demands of daily life in the transportation industry get too heavy, give yourself a break with some industry-focused television. Canada, Brazil, Australia, and more.

COVID19: An Update on Chicken, Meat, and Paper Products


I spent some time discussing this today with Joe Fisher from WRAL, and also spoke to a few of my colleagues in the retail food industry, as well as my colleague Ronalds Gonzalez in the Department of Forest Biomaterials.

Doing Business in Portugal


Brazil, one of its wealthier colonies, became independent in 1822, and all of its African colonies were granted independence in 1975. The country’s industrial production growth rate is 3.5% , and industry makes up about 22% of its GDP. . Other Important Industries.

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. exports of consumer and industrial products to enter Chile duty free. consumer and industrial imports into Colombia.

Where’s the beef?

DELMIA Quintiq

With the recent Brexit and according to the recent news article , Australia’s meat industry is poised to boost exports as the UK looks elsewhere for to sign free trade deals across the globe to cater to the growing demand. billion with Brazil being the largest supplier at 32%.

3 Technologies Transforming Modern Manufacturing Techniques

USC Consulting Group

Manufacturing has helped lead the way, with the industry contributing $2.2 Were America’s manufacturing sector its own country, it would be in the world’s top 10 economies , ahead of Spain, Brazil, and Canada, based on estimates from the Manufacturing Institute. The U.S.

Prescriptive Analytics is Going Mainstream. Is your Organization Ready?


The number of industries applying optimization has also grown, even in markets where the use of optimization has not been as widespread. We started seeing a broader range of industries using optimization in the last ten years, like manufacturing, beverages, education, and more.

The Remarkable Supply Chain of the Coffee Bean


The majority of the world’s coffee beans are grown in Brazil, Vietnam, Peru and Colombia, but can also be grown in other favourable, humid climates. Coffee retailers Campos Coffee source their beans from Kenya to Columbia to Brazil.

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. Challenges for the life sciences industry will have many consequences for logistics within the sector.

Pacific Drilling Selects Consus & Ivalua to Drive Sourcing Best Practices Globally


Pacific Drilling, an offshore drilling company, provides global deep water drilling services to the oil and natural gas industry through the use of high-specification drillships. The company has corporate offices in Houston, Texas, with offices in Brazil, Luxembourg and Nigeria. Pacific Drilling has the most technologically advanced fleet of drillships in the industry. Offshore ultra-deep water drilling company to deploy eSourcing globally across its purchasing function.

Supply chain pain points: Automotive


Here are just a few of the other challenges facing the automotive industry. Solution: Make sure you’re using the best technologies available to support scalability and performance requirements for this data-intensive industry.

$1.9 Trillion warehouse market growing strongly driven by emerging markets


The increasing service levels such as e-commerce and same-day delivery are influencing retailers to invest further in the warehouse industry. The growth of retail and FMCG goods has been the main driver for the industrial warehouse industry.

Klabin Partners with EcoVadis to Advance Supply Chain Sustainability Leadership and Performance in Latin America


PARIS/NEW YORK – (December 11, 2019) — EcoVadis , the world’s leading provider of sustainability ratings, today announces its sustainable procurement partnership with Klabin , Brazil’s largest paper and board producer and exporter. Klabin is the largest producer and exporter of paper for packaging in Brazil, it’s the only company offering one-stop shop solutions in hardwood, softwood and fluff pulp, and the leader in corrugated board packaging and industrial bags.

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


This means that the world has opened up to countries like China, India, Brazil and Russia open for business. 49% of executives in an industry survey said that they considered themselves to be excellent leaders indeed, where risk management was concerned.

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My Network Design Is Not Your Network Design


Depending on the industry, nearly 5% of sales dollars will be dedicated to warehousing and transportation. A good example of this would be Martins, located in Brazil. There is one other complexity when dealing with Brazil. Each state within Brazil has its own tax system.

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Roambee raises $15.2M for supply chain monitoring system


Roambee , an on-demand shipment and asset monitoring platform company serving the manufacturing, logistics, transportation, finance, pharmaceutical and automotive industries, today announced a $15.2 Roambee has more than 200 paying customers with operations in Brazil, Mexico, India, Germany, UK and UAE operating in pharmaceuticals, global logistics and food & beverages.

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

Talking Logistics

Trimble Acquires Brazil-Based Veltec to Expand its Global Portfolio of Transportation Solutions. It’s during these times that our industry and its people truly shine the brightest. The VP of Supply Chain and Logistics at our house (aka my wife) has been out of the country this week.

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling & Logistics

Supply chain industry executives are split sharply about how Mexico will fare if it is able to agree with the United States and Canada on terms to update the North American Free Trade Agreement. . In the 50 country rankings, Brazil slips two spots to No.

America First: How a New Slew of Trade Policies Will Impact Supply Chain


And these were just the first industries to be affected. Called “the first of many” trade actions against China, the taxes will target technology used in aerospace, computing, and communications, among other industries. And to take a long view of how these tariffs could ultimately change the business landscape: As the cost of doing business domestically rises, multinational companies may start moving their operations to China or Brazil, where raw materials and labor are cheaper.

5 pieces to the global capacity management puzzle


Over the past few decades, the auto industry, like most other industries, experienced unprecedented changes that drove a need to transform capacity management from a regional to a global view.

4 unstoppable forces that WILL change your end-to-end supply chain


It could be as relatively small as a last minute order or engineering change, or as big as an industry-wide shift that sends your end-to-end supply chain spinning in an entirely new direction. by Alexa Cheater If there’s one thing you can count on in supply chain, it’s that things will change.

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. Are we leading with what’s happening in the industry?