Embracing the South American Ecommerce Marketplace
CH Robinson Transportfolio
OCTOBER 22, 2019
Online retailers in South America have been struggling for years to overcome several obstacles to success, including extensive customs delays, poor transportation infrastructure, and the lack of end-to-end supply chain visibility. Roads remain the primary means of transportation, but 60% are unpaved, hampering the speed of delivery by truck to inland locations. While surface transportation remains stagnant, ocean freight shows promise.