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.

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

ivalua

New York, NY April 2, 2019 – Consus Global , a leading Procurement services provider and Ivalua, the leading global Spend Management Cloud provider, today announced that Pacific Drilling , a deep water drilling company based in Houston, has selected Consus’ services in conjunction with Ivalua’s Sourcing platform to achieve cost savings and drive transparency across their sourcing operations. Sourcing consus global e-sourcing source to pay sourcing

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The Pros and Cons: International and Domestic Sourcing

Unleashed

It’s easy to oversimplify the differences between sourcing for parts locally or internationally. When considering where to purchase from, the prevailing idea seems to be that domestic sourcing allows for better control and shorter lead time, but international sourcing is more cost-effective. Let’s compare the strengths and weaknesses of both international and domestic sourcing options. International Sourcing. Reaping the benefits of international sourcing.

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. The post Local Sourcing, Global Supply Chain appeared first on Kewill Corporate.

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

Talking Logistics

Transportation Department pushes tough oil train standards – sources (Reuters). 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. 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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Pacific Drilling Selects Consus & Ivalua to Drive Sourcing Best Practices Globally

ivalua

New York, NY April 2, 2019 – Consus Global , a leading Procurement services provider and Ivalua, the leading global Spend Management Cloud provider, today announced that Pacific Drilling , a deep water drilling company based in Houston, has selected Consus’ services in conjunction with Ivalua’s Sourcing platform to achieve cost savings and drive transparency across their sourcing operations.

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. Brazil, Russia and India are predicted to become sources of supply and demand for global companies. Globalization.

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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. Traditional methods of supplier risk mitigation involve diversifying risk, multiple sourcing, or switching suppliers, which are not effective in situations where entire regions, industry segments, or supply chains are experiencing financial distress.

Coronavirus Supply Chain Response: Near-Term Actions to Take Today

Jaggaer

For example, in Brazil, where oil, machinery, and metals are among top exports , the death toll may climb to 125,000 as soon as August, according to the New York Times. Consider Your Sourcing Options. It’s vital to quickly establish an alternative source of supply before something goes wrong. . Savings Management Source-to-PayCOVID-19 has brought the global economy to its knees.

Prescriptive Analytics is Going Mainstream. Is your Organization Ready?

AIMMS

Source: Gartner, Forecast Snapshot: Prescriptive Analytics Software, Worldwide, 2019. Source: Gartner, Market Guide for Supply Chain Analytics Technology, May 28, 2019. Brazil-based Volnei dos Santos, Technical Director at UniSoma , states : “until the beginning of the last decade, most of our projects focused on steel, pulp and paper, and animal production businesses.

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

NC State SCRC

” My sources state that this is not the case, as these plants are temporarily closed down. The fiber is produced mostly in the US with exception of eucalyptus which is produced in Brazil, and the import of Eucalytus from Brazil is “business as usual” Also, the recycled fiber is collected in the US.

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

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

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. The US facility is mainly used for its Oakley brand while the small facilities in Brazil and India serve local markets. Source: [2] and Alibaba.com.

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The Remarkable Supply Chain of the Coffee Bean

Unleashed

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. For so many people, coffee is a staple of their everyday routine. And its popularity is apparent in the global market — global coffee production reached 158.6 million 60-kilogram bags in 2018, up from 148.6 million 60-kilogram bags in 2015.

From Greater Production Traceability to Combating Biodiversity Loss and Meeting UN Sustainable Development Goal 15

EcoVadis

According to Philip Fearnside, an ecologist at the National Institute for Research in Amazonia (INPA) in Brazil, “old deforestation motives continue, such as land speculation, money laundering and establishment of land tenure besides selling agriculture products for profit, meat production and soybean plantations”. Earlier this year, Unilever became the first consumer goods company to publicly disclose the suppliers and mills it sources from.

How to support your S&OP and IBP Process with Modeling and Optimization

AIMMS

Source: Oliver Wight. The company is a global leader in meat processing with an annual revenue of $27 billion and over 50 processing plants in Brazil alone. Optimization is a form of advanced analytics that helps you solve complex decision problems that involve conflicting objectives and constraints, enabling you to make the best use of your business’ limited resources.

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The need to know

EFT

Softbank pulls investment from Credit Suisse supply chain funds: sources. e-commerce firm planning to keep a minority stake, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday. A fifth of EU soy imports from Brazil could be tainted by deforestation, study says.

The need to know

EFT

1, driving up the cost of cross-border deliveries and cutting capacity, industry sources said. billion to deliver more than 140 million doses of its potential COVID-19 vaccine to developing countries, including Brazil, Peru and Ecuador.

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

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

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. The US facility is mainly used for its Oakley brand while the small facilities in Brazil and India serve local markets. Source: [2] and Alibaba.com.

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Sustainable Forestry: Can We Get It Right?

EcoVadis

Corporate Commitments to Zero Deforestation and Responsible Sourcing. An increasing number of major multinational companies are committing to tackle deforestation issues in their supply chains in a view to enhancing environmental and social impacts through responsible sourcing. The Lacey Act originating from the US had for prime mission to stop illegal wildlife trade, then expanded to preventing illegally sourced wood.

Trends 2021: Megatrends, Part Two

Enterra Insights

Most analysts believe the future looks bright for renewable energy sources. This means that ever-more of our energy system can become less reliant on traditional sources such as coal, oil, and natural gas, thereby reducing greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.”[3] ” Other energy trends include improvements in storage capacity to provide around-the-clock energy from renewable sources and advances in smart grid technology.

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The rise of contingent workers is shaking up the 21st-century economy

Kinaxis

According to the survey, 62% of Canadian executives surveyed rated the trend towards a more flexible workforce as “important” or “very important,” with that number going even higher in some rapid-growth markets such as India and Brazil. Contingent workers in strategic fields (such as Strategic Sourcing) are highly ambitious – they get bored easily, and are well-suited to making a positive organization on an impact fast.

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The Future of Procurement Is Upon Us. Are You Ready?

ivalua

Niul Burton wrote a great article in Industry Week titled “Procurement 2025: 10 Challenges that Will Transform Global Sourcing”. Burton predicts that China and Brazil will become hubs for global sourcing. Is Engineering working with Sourcing early on in the new product lifecycle to find the right suppliers and make sure they can handle more than the prototype?

How standardization advances supply chain responsibility

SupplyShift

Suppliers must manage demands for data from multiple sources, both internal and external. 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. . Imagine requesting a Q1 financial report from a vendor and receiving data for September through November. the vendor asks incredulously…“That’s our Q1.”

5 pieces to the global capacity management puzzle

Kinaxis

But in 2010, an upturn in demand in emerging regions like Brazil, India and China meant capacity required varied significantly by region. Components sourced in one region are being consumed by demands in other regions. by Bill DuBois Recently I was watching a video interview with David Thomas, the Director of Global Capacity Planning for Ford Motor Company. Among other things, he’s been leading the charge at Ford to deliver a global capacity management solution.

Collaboration: The New Battle Cry of Supply Chain

Supply Chain Network

In fact, all of the BRIC countries are now in the top 10 economies, with Brazil at 9, Russia at 6, India at 4 and China 2nd. As a result, more companies are investing heavily in countries like China and Brazil. New strategies and tactics must be employed to efficiently serve these markets, whether with goods and services within the country or through global sourcing and logistics. The company sources the majority of its products from contract manufacturers in the Far East.

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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. billion stake in Alibaba's Cainiao - sources.

Episode 90 – Digital Supply Networks with Dr. Ednilson Bernardes

Aborn and Co.

Traditionally, supply chains have been conceived and managed as a discrete sequence of activities, from design, plan, and source to make, deliver, and return. Dr. Ednilson Bernardes started his career in the air force back in Brazil after attending an airforce college.

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. China now produces over 7 million tonnes annually (about 15% of global production) putting them second behind Brazil. Orange juice production is also dominated by Brazil at almost 1 million tonnes annually, as compared to the U.S. Source: [link] ). Subscribe Here!

Where Does Cuba Rank in Logistics?

Talking Logistics

Source: Adelante SCM based on World Bank LPI data. It also lags the average LPI for the region, as well as Vietnam, a country that mirrors Cuba in many ways, but is ranked 48th overall with an LPI Score of 3.15 — ahead of Mexico, India, and Brazil. Source: World Bank. Yesterday, the White House announced that President Obama plans to remove Cuba from the U.S. list of State Sponsors of Terrorism.

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The need to know

EFT

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. bln in Hong Kong secondary listing -sources. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists.

Supply Chain Professional Do’s and Don’ts during the Pandemic!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Keep in mind that political protests that disrupted business recently were not limited to strictly Hong Kong and China, but also happened in Latin America, Middle East, Brazil, India and Mexico as well. Take the time to invest in yourself and consider taking online courses in the Supply Chain field, such as those offered by authoritative sources such as Supply Chain Canada ( www.supplychaincanada.com ). Practice responsible and ethical sourcing. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

A Truth About Global Transportation: It Happens Locally

Talking Logistics

As shippers of all sizes expand their global sourcing, manufacturing, and distribution operations, they have to navigate the complexities involved with global transportation management. What are the main challenges global shippers face today? “It It depends on who you are as a company,” said Mike Skinner, Vice President at CLX Logistics , in a recent episode of Talking Logistics.

The need to know

EFT

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

Is Mexico the World's Next Manufacturing Hub?

Elementum

Mexican government sources cite competitive advantages such as a stable currency exchange rate, advantageous regulatory conditions for trading, and highway and rail accessibility with over 150 international harbors. These advantages give the country an edge over, say, China and Brazil. Mexico may become the global manufacturing nerve center if the country plays its cards right.

Rangel Invests In BluJay Software To Manage Air, Sea And Road Transport Operations

BluJay Solutions

SOURCE: Rangel Logistics Solutions. Rangel started its internationalization in 2007 in Angola, following Mozambique in 2011, Brazil in 2013 and Cape Verde in 2015. Technological platform is leader in logistics and transport software. 1 October 2020 – Rangel Logistics Solutions announced today the adoption of the BluJay Solutions technological platform to manage its air, sea and road transport operations.