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.

Latin America's e-commerce problem

EFT

Latin America has the second lowest per capita e-commerce sales of any region globally. According to the Freedonia Group study Global E-Commerce , e-commerce sales in Latin America totaled $80 billion in 2018, accounting for 2% of the global total.

Ericsson to build fully-automated factory and extend supply chain in in the US

EFT

The state-of-the-art factory will produce Advanced Antenna System radios to boost network capacity and coverage, including rural coverage, as well as 5G radios for urban areas, both necessary for rapid 5G deployments in North America. Ericsson is also fast-tracking the launch of the next-generation smart manufacturing through a modular and flexible production setup in its existing own factories in Estonia, China and Brazil.

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.

Peeling Back The Orange Juice Supply Chain! (Video)

Supply Chain Game Changer

In North America we certainly hear a lot about Florida oranges and as such I myself have certainly assumed that Florida was the Orange capital of the world. But actually the Top Orange growing country in the world is Brazil. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Rakuten Super Logistics expands national presence into six additional US markets

EFT

The new Houston facility will be strategic for our clients importing product and materials from all over the world – including Brazil and Germany. RSL will be employing state-of-the-art technology in all six new facilities. In 2018, RSL began deploying 'order fulfilment robots', developed by inVia Robotics, in its facilities nationwide and will be expanding with inVia's automation technology in the new warehouses.

Is Mexico the World's Next Manufacturing Hub?

Elementum

These advantages give the country an edge over, say, China and Brazil. Another study pinpoints the country as the top choice for “nearshoring” (sometimes called “reshoring”) production to North America.

Logistics Services Providers Shift Investment Focus Outside BRIC Markets

BluJay Solutions

The emerging markets of Brazil, Russia, India and China that make up the ‘BRIC’ acronym continue to forge ahead. In particular China and India, with annual economic growth rates many multiples ahead of North America and Europe.

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The Procurement Economy in 2019: The UK and the European Union

Jaggaer

However, any global organisation will tell you that their concerns reach past North America. The election of Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil threatens to jeopardise an already complex relationship between the EU and MERCOSUR. In our last blog post we examined the factors impacting the 2019 economic climate in the United States. So what does the economic forecast look like in Europe? In this series, JAGGAER dives into the 2019 economic outlook both in the U.S.

Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

Supply Chain Movement

At the same time, the supply chain specialists are expanding across Europe and even into North America. Brazil. The major consultancy firms are still acquiring smaller niche competitors to intensify their supply chain expertise.

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

BluJay Solutions

Viral Reaction: Zika and the Supply Chain

Elementum

The widespread active outbreaks has been increasing in South America and in Caribbean island countries, with cases of sporadic transmission reported in the Philippines and Thailand.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The End of Made In China Manufacturing

Cerasis

The BCG index now rates Brazil as “one of the highest-cost countries”, and the UK as “the cheapest location in western Europe”. Six of the 10 are in Asia, while several others are in North America and eastern Europe.

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Supplier Financial Health: Don’t Wait for the Worst, Reach out and Talk!

Supply Chain View from the Field

example is the default of Argentina and the associated immediate spread widening on debt of other South American countries (most notably Brazil), as well in the business context of buyer and supplier firms. Across multiple industries, suppliers in North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America all experienced a sudden drop in volume, leading to a uniform financial threat and risk of default.

Major Trends Impacting the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Ecosystem

Supply Chain View from the Field

IMS health data reports that in 2011 China cemented its place as the third largest pharmaceutical market in the world – almost 50 percent bigger than Germany in fourth place – while Brazil overtook the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain and Canada to rank sixth. This is already happening outside of North America and Europe. As “Obamacare” continues to plow forward, the effects on the healthcare environment are slowly but surely being felt.

Celebrating Drones, Butterflies and Exceptional People

EFT

The Americas are pulling me South-eastward with greater frequency these days. Having just returned from a client engagement in Brazil, where it’s currently winter with sunny blue skies and 28 degrees, our English ‘summer’ with its driving horizontal rain is something of a comedown! . Before heading off to Brazil, I had the privilege of chairing my first US eft CSCO conference, in the bustling, blustery city of Chicago.

The India supply chain revolution

Supply Chain Movement

Another notable example is Brazil, where tax arrangements between states and the federal government impact the location of manufacturing and distribution sites in important ways, much like in India. Even in North America, the reopening of negotiations of the NAFTA treaty could have unexpected results for supply chains that have now become fully integrated across the United States, Canada and Mexico, making them virtually one market. ADJUSTING TO A NEW TAX REGIME.

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RELEX Solutions to Provide AutoZone with Forecasting and Replenishment

RELEX Solutions

We are thrilled to have the opportunity to partner with AutoZone and look forward to assisting them to find more ways to innovate, focus on their customers and more effectively scale operations,” said Michael Falck, President, North America for RELEX. Read PDF.

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

Supply Chain Network

providers in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America, as well as other locations throughout the. Dan Albright, Vice President and North American Supply Chain Leader at Capgemini Consulting. China, India, Brazil and Mexico are considered the top. Collins, Managing Partner, Transportation & Logistics – Americas, Heidrick & Struggles.

Top 5 coffee roaster manufacturers

Exapro Hub

With a global presence in North America, Brazil, Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia and South America, the company has built a solid reputation over the years and offers now products as efficient as demanded by professionals.

The Upswing of Chinese Logistics Companies

Elementum

North America shows promising growth in trade activities thanks to deals between the US and China, South America, and Europe. Within South America, Brazil and Argentina were the most notable markets for logistics in RoW. Forecast to grow by a CAGR of 7.5%

Add These 3 Transportation Industry Shows to Your Watch List

GTG Technology Group

The show tracks several truck drivers whose routes take them through some of the most dangerous terrain in North America, Ice Road Truckers shows viewers the harrowing conditions that real world ice road truckers must navigate every day. Canada, Brazil, Australia, and more.