$1.9 Trillion warehouse market growing strongly driven by emerging markets

EFT

The global market for warehousing is currently growing at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 6 – 8%, according to Beroe Inc, a procurement intelligence firm. The growth of retail and FMCG goods has been the main driver for the industrial warehouse industry.

Is Warehouse Robotics at the Inflection Point?

Locus Robotics

Very simply, 3PLs cannot find enough warehouse workers to meet their Service Level Agreements (SLAs). The crisis is exacerbated by increases in wage rates for warehouse workers. We have seen some wage rates as high as $40 per hour for warehouse associates.

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

Talking Logistics

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.

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

Talking Logistics

Alexa Heads to the Warehouse (WSJ – sub. Trimble Acquires Brazil-Based Veltec to Expand its Global Portfolio of Transportation Solutions. Warehouse Space Growing Tighter on Rising E-Commerce Demands (WSJ – sub. Alexa in the Warehouse.

New WMS Deployment to Target Emerging Markets

Veridian Solutions

As explained by Fortune, Walmart has already expanded its reach into Brazil’s emerging market, but it is in retreat. Walmart saw gains 3 percent lower than expected following the excursion into Brazil. New WMS Deployment Is Essential to Maximizing Value in Emerging Markets The biggest problem with expansion into emerging markets is about warehousing and supply chain networks. Warehouse Management

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. The largest container port in South America is in the city of Santos in Brazil’s Sao Paulo state.

My Network Design Is Not Your Network Design

Arkieva

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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China’s Silk Road Initiative to Benefit from Trade War

Logistics Trends and Insights

In addition, Eastern European countries as well as Germany are becoming major hub locations for warehousing and last mile capabilities to meet OBOR needs.

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Cold Chain – Why Is It Growing So Fast?

The Logistics of Logistics

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. Now, IT systems are capable of providing real time data and alerts when a warehouse or truck rises above a certain temperature. As emerging markets like India, China, Mexico, Brazil, etc. The Cold Chain is Booming.

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eft Weekly Newsletter 12th March 2015

EFT

The Airbnb of Warehousing Webinar Recordings; 3PL Awards Closing Soon; Supply Chain as Competitive Advantage. Last week, eft held a webinar on The Airbnb of Warehousing – New Warehousing Business Models, Innovation and ROI.

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.

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Cold Chain – Why Is It Growing So Fast?

The Logistics of Logistics

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. Now, IT systems are capable of providing real time data and alerts when a warehouse or truck rises above a certain temperature. As emerging markets like India, China, Mexico, Brazil, etc. The Cold Chain is Booming.

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Cold Chain – Why Is It Growing So Fast?

The Logistics of Logistics

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. Now, IT systems are capable of providing real time data and alerts when a warehouse or truck rises above a certain temperature. As emerging markets like India, China, Mexico, Brazil, etc. The Cold Chain is Booming.

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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. weeks of inventory at its warehouses in 2016.

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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. weeks of inventory at its warehouses in 2016.

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KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Warehousing. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right. Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Which ones to use?… … How many to use?

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Rakuten Super Logistics expands national presence into six additional US markets

EFT

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 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.

No ‘Apocalypse’ Here: These Retailers are Thriving in a Fast-Changing Marketplace

Supply Chain Nation

Federal Reserve sees signs of manufacturing growth; Softbank Robotics gets ready to scale up their business; Brazil reaches a deal to end its truck drivers’ strike; and Alibaba leads a $1.38 Brazil Reaches New Deal to End Truck Drivers’ Strike. listed ZTO would collaborate on delivery and warehouse management as well as technology and other areas. Friday in 5: News from around the supply chain landscape, gathered in one place to keep you up-to-date.

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

EFT

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. Ericsson plans automated warehouses, connected logistics and automated assembly, packing and product handling, and the use of autonomous carts. Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC ) announced plans to build its first fully-automated smart factory in the US.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™! An Interview with Neil Hampshire, CIO at ModusLink!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Whether implementing ERP systems across the globe, or developing “state of the art” warehouse operations, supply chain has always been a key focus and customer of my efforts and often IT and Supply Chain are the first functions that go global as a company scales. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

10 Best Practices for Inventory Cycle Counts

EMERGE App

On the other hand, a traditional physical stock take involves manually counting all of your inventory in the warehouse. In reality, however, your stock has been run down at the warehouse. In fact, your warehouse is filled to the brim with rapidly expiring brazil nut butter containers.

Top 10 Talking Logistics Videos and Posts in 2015

Talking Logistics

For example, here are excerpts from two emails we received recently: I live in Brazil and I am a logistics enthusiast and work in the field. Amazon Tests Robots for Warehouse Item Picking.

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Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

Managing factories and warehouses with a lot of employees demands leadership skills focused on routine, whereas connecting departments and supply chain partners actually requires creativity. Brazil. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’.

[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”. No more warehouses full of old and outdated goods, but a situation in which supply will truly meet demand and not only in theory.

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The India supply chain revolution

Supply Chain Movement

billion USD in investments have poured into India for improving warehousing facilities and technology in the hopes that tax reform will lead to larger regional and national warehouses. 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. ADJUSTING TO A NEW TAX REGIME.

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The Most Overlooked Cloud Opportunity

Talking Logistics

3PLs with warehouses in Nevada and Tennessee with Automotive connections. Companies my Tier 1 suppliers are connected to in China, India, and Brazil. There are many value propositions associated with cloud (or software-as-a-service) solutions, but the two most cited are lower upfront costs and faster time-to-value as compared to on-premise implementations.

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Why Workforce Productivity for Third Party Logistics and Wholesale Distribution Can’t Just be an Operational Issue Any Longer – Part 1 of 3

Supply Chain Nation

This 3-part blog series will take a deeper dive into the importance of warehouse workforce management for wholesale distribution and third party logistics (3PLs) and how to create and sustain a high-performance workforce culture. The Importance of Warehouse Workforce Management for 3PLs and Wholesale Distribution. And, as competition heats up among both local and national logistics companies, the need to hire well-qualified warehouse workers across the U.S.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Brazil. Globally, warehousing is outsourced by 67%. In comparison, according to Fraunhofer Institute, warehousing is outsourced by 54% in Germany, which is the largest logistics market in Europe.

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Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Brazil. directly from their suppliers, from their own warehouse or even from a retail store). The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market.

Despite NAFTA Uncertainty, Logistics Investments Continue

Logistics Trends and Insights

Warehousing: SEKO Logistics opened the first of 20 warehouses that it plans to open across Mexico in a bid to capture a share of the country’s automotive, retail and aerospace business.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Brazil. Integration with warehouse mechanisation and production equipment guarantees that the optimal plan will be executed in practice. Customers are becoming more demanding all the time: they increasingly expect personalised offers, available globally and round the clock.

Made in America: What it Means to the Country

Cerasis

Increase the 12 million jobs again when you add warehouse workers and support staff. The factories overseas are huge warehouses, where workers’ pay is determined by the piece – the number of items they can produce in one hour, for instance.

Artificial Intelligence – beyond the hype, the experts, its weak spots and losing your job

Supply Chain Trend

In my final thesis, I used a very simple greedy heuristic to calculate the optimal allocation of products in a warehouse in order to minimize picking time. However, when a business has to decide to build a new production plant or warehouse costing dozens of millions, would it outsource this to an algorithm? They predicted that Spain was the most likely winner, followed by Germany and Brazil. In our household we love our Google Home.

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

BluJay Solutions

Stay up to date on industry software tools such as Freight Forwarding (Software) , Logistics (Software) , Supply Chain (software) , Transport Management (Software) , Warehousing Management (Software) , Compliance (Software) and Visibility (Software).

Local Sourcing, Global Supply Chain

BluJay Solutions

Yet the company is at pains to make it clear this is part of a global operations strategy, with devices continuing to be assembled in China and Brazil and components presumably continuing to be sourced from emerging markets based on cost and quality.

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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