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. 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.

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.

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

Talking Logistics

Bigger Container Ships Pose Bigger Risks (WSJ – sub. With more than 30 cargo ships anchored offshore, countless supply chains scrambling, and the prospect of a $2 billion per day hit on the U.S. The larger ships will further test the capacity of ports and canals and the skill of their captains and crews. Kinsey added that human error is a factor in most shipping accidents. Robinson ) announced that it has expanded its operations to São Paulo, Brazil.

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The Pros and Cons: International and Domestic Sourcing

Unleashed

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.

How to Plan for Common Disruptors in Ocean Freight

Talking Logistics

Peak season for ocean freight shipping is underway. Here’s an easy way to think about the regular and potential future disruptions that could impact your ocean shipping strategy, and what you can do to prepare for what comes next. At these times of the year, you should see less risk to your standard ocean shipping strategy. If you fail to book in time, you may miss your delivery deadlines, or will have to use an expedited shipping method to meet them.

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Jebel Ali Port welcomes world's largest sugar carrier

Logistics Middle East

Ship brings 106,000 tonnes of raw sugar from Sao Paolo, Brazil

Jebel Ali Port receives world's largest sugar carrier

Logistics Middle East

Ship brought 106,000 tonnes of raw sugar from Sao Paolo, Brazil

The Top 6 Trends in Logistics Impacting Shippers in 2017

Cerasis

Meanwhile, Brazil, Russia and India will become major suppliers as companies access the remaining untapped resources of the world. To meet this increased demands, more manufacturing and logistics partners are looking for ways to shorten product lifecycles through improving inventory management systems, changing shipping strategies and altering the fundamental ways products move from point A to point B. The election is over, but the race is just starting for logistics providers.

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How to Plan for Common Disruptors in Ocean Freight

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Peak season for ocean freight shipping is underway. Here’s an easy way to think about the regular and potential future disruptors that could impact your ocean shipping strategy, and what you can do to prepare for what comes next. At these times of the year, you should see less risk to your standard ocean shipping strategy. If you fail to book in time, you may miss your delivery deadlines, or will have to use an expedited shipping method to meet them.

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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.

Zika Hits Supply Chain

APICS

This summer, the world has heard a great deal about the Zika virus, especially as athletes and fans from all around the globe flocked to Brazil, an affected region, for the 2016 Olympics. This new status has US exporters worried about added costs and shipping delays, according to The Wall Street Journal

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

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Luxottica maintains a warehouse in Atlanta and ships roughly 470k units of inventory each week - 300k to retail locations and 170k as wholesale to independent opticians and department stores. Luxottica has manufacturing facilities in five countries: Italy, China, India, United States and Brazil. It is a captive onshoring and offshoring model, with six facilities based in its home country of Italy, two in China, and one facility each for the US, India and Brazil.

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The need to know

EFT

Japanese shipping company says Mauritius government has requested compensation. The Japanese shipping company that owns the bulk carrier that struck a coral reef off of Mauritius and leaked some 1,000 tonnes of oil said the government of Mauritius had requested compensation.

China’s Silk Road Initiative to Benefit from Trade War

Logistics Trends and Insights

Even though among the goals of OBOR is to ship Chinese goods to a broader audience, it could potentially result in a large economic trade bloc unto itself potentially leaving the US out in the cold in terms of global trade.

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

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Luxottica maintains a warehouse in Atlanta and ships roughly 470k units of inventory each week - 300k to retail locations and 170k as wholesale to independent opticians and department stores. The raw acetate is shipped from Italy to China, where it is cut and assembled into frames.

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Supply chain pain points: Automotive

Kinaxis

Emerging markets like Brazil, Russia, India and China are further changing the automotive landscape, as automakers look to streamline distribution and better serve these areas, who combined represent 40% of the world’s population and have gross domestic product (GDP) growth far exceeding that of more fully developed countries. Increased expediting and premium shipping charges. by Alexa Cheater 6 speed bumps on the road to automotive supply chain success.

Peeling Back The Orange Juice Supply Chain! (Video)

Supply Chain Game Changer

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. Most of this production is shipped in the form of Frozen Concentrated Orange juice (FCOJ).

The need to know

EFT

Ship owners struggle to bring home crews amid coronavirus chaos. Shipping companies are still struggling to get hundreds of thousands of crew members back home after many months at sea despite pledges by countries to ease transit restrictions for seafarers, industry officials say. Moller-Maersk, the world’s top container shipping firm, said on Wednesday it would stop accepting solid waste shipments bound for China and Hong Kong from September.

The need to know

EFT

At this time of the year, Deng Jinling would normally be welcoming foreign buyers to her vacuum flask showroom or cramming her goods into containers to be shipped to customers in the United States. Sugar shipping rush in Brazil amid COVID surge causes huge vessel logjam. sanctions imposed on Iranian shipping network over proliferation take effect. Rhine water level rises but still too for normal shipping.

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

Cerasis

This means that the world has opened up to countries like China, India, Brazil and Russia open for business. Even though there have been concerted efforts to reverse the downturn experienced in the year 2015, most shipping lines have not succeeded in reversing the trends in supply chain. 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. .

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

Kinaxis

Buy online, ship direct to consumer, return to brick and mortar store. Buy via mobile, ship to a third party location (like work or a hotel). Emerging economies, those classed as part of the E7 (Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Russia, Turkey), are hitting the leaderboard of the top 10 countries with the most purchasing power. by Alexa Cheater If there’s one thing you can count on in supply chain, it’s that things will change. Often.

A Truth About Global Transportation: It Happens Locally

Talking Logistics

We have customers who are shipping pallets of goods every day to a manufacturer next door and they need to track and understand those flows, and at the same time they’re shipping hundreds of containers on a global basis across many thousands of lanes and worrying about customs declarations and track-and-trace and working with ocean carriers and so forth.

My Network Design Is Not Your Network Design

Arkieva

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. Products like sulfuric acid are shipped to customers, and then returned for reprocessing. From my observations, movement of material through a company’s supply chain is increasingly becoming a major portion of delivered costs.

The need to know

EFT

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.

Cold Chain – Why Is It Growing So Fast?

The Logistics of Logistics

Other refrigerated transportation modes include airplanes, ships and railcars. Information management systems are transforming the cold chain by providing route optimization, warehousing and shipping documentation, key performance indicators, scanning equipment phone apps and the ability to turn data into actionable insights. As emerging markets like India, China, Mexico, Brazil, etc. The Cold Chain is Booming.

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

EFT

The new company hopes to bring this new technology to ports, shipping, and logistics companies around the world. The joint venture will develop and bring to market a hyperloop transport system for seaport and inland shipping container operations. Headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, HyperloopTT has offices in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, UAE; Bratislava, Slovakia; Toulouse, France; Contagem, Brazil; and Barcelona, Spain.

Three Months after Tianjin, the Area is Still Reeling.

Elementum

China’s Tianjin port suffered a devastating explosion in August which left many manufacturers, insurers and shipping supply chains crippled. New productions are also in line in Slovakia, Austria and Brazil. Supply Chain and Shipping. The blast, coupled with recent environmental and business practice concerns, has resulted in new manufacturing and shipping regulations.

Rakuten Super Logistics expands national presence into six additional US markets

EFT

At the same time, customers are demanding shorter shipping timelines. 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.

The need to know

EFT

Maersk ( MAERSKb.CO ) will cut jobs in a major shake-up that will affect a third of the shipping giant’s staff as it seeks to integrate its seaborne container and in-land logistics businesses, it said on Tuesday. Brazil logistics company Hidrovias could raise up to $876 million in IPO.

The need to know

EFT

Maersk ( MAERSKb.CO ) will cut jobs in a major shake-up that will affect a third of the shipping giant’s staff as it seeks to integrate its seaborne container and in-land logistics businesses, it said on Tuesday. Brazil logistics company Hidrovias could raise up to $876 million in IPO.

The need to know

EFT

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

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The need to know

EFT

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

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Cold Chain – Why Is It Growing So Fast?

The Logistics of Logistics

Other refrigerated transportation modes include airplanes, ships and railcars. Information management systems are transforming the cold chain by providing route optimization, warehousing and shipping documentation, key performance indicators, scanning equipment phone apps and the ability to turn data into actionable insights. As emerging markets like India, China, Mexico, Brazil, etc. The Cold Chain is Booming.

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Doing Business in Portugal

QAD

Brazil, one of its wealthier colonies, became independent in 1822, and all of its African colonies were granted independence in 1975. It also manufactures wood and cork products, paper and pulp, chemicals, fuels, lubricants, automobiles and parts, base metals, minerals, porcelain and ceramics, glassware, technology and telecommunications equipment, dairy products, wine, ships, plastics and optics. . Shipping.

Is Mexico the World's Next Manufacturing Hub?

Elementum

These advantages give the country an edge over, say, China and Brazil. Bemis Manufacturing will expand its Monterrey facility with a 50,000-square foot addition, while the new polyethylene plant of the Braskem-Idesa joint venture will ship some of its output to the US. Mexico may become the global manufacturing nerve center if the country plays its cards right.