IAG Cargo and Level Restart Services to Buenos Aires and Santiago de Chile from Barcelona

Supply Chain Brain

IAG Cargo, the cargo division of International Airlines Group (IAG) and its sister airline LEVEL, have announced a return to regular services from Barcelona to Buenos Aires and Santiago de Chile

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Start-Up Chile Helps Kick-Start Anderson Entrepreneurs - UCLA.

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

El Mercurio (Chile - Spanish). Start-Up Chile Helps Kick-Start Anderson Entrepreneurs. Not only are there several UCLA Anderson pitch competitions on the way this spring, the first round of applications for Start-Up Chile are due. The accelerator program helps develop startups while inculcating entrepreneurship culture in Chile and is open to ventures worldwide. Selected participants must move to Chile for the duration of the six-month program.

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

Talking Logistics

Ricardo gave a simple example to illustrate this point: If I am an importer in Chile — which is the best of importing worlds in Latin America, with import processes similar to those in the U.S. 3PL Episode Highlights Global Trade Latin America Argentina Brazil Chile customs DHL global trade GT Nexus logistics supply chain

LATAM locks in expansion plan with Boeing 767 converted freighters

The Supply Chain Journal

Expanding the cargo fleet to 21 aircraft opens growth opportunities for Santiago, Chile-based LATAM and its regional subsidiaries and increases planning flexibility.

A most ghoulish story: Halloween supply chain nightmares

The Supply Chain Journal

2, the CMA CGM Chile. The Chile was loaded with 98 TEUs filled with items such as inflatable costumes — for example, this inflatable dragon costume. The Chile departed with the Halloween goodies on July 17. The total transit time for the Chile was 37 days port to port.

Case closed: How drug ring hid $1B worth of coke on a single ship

The Supply Chain Journal

The cocaine load was bound for Europe but before the ship could head back across the Atlantic, it had to call in Peru, then head south to Chile, where it turned north and went back through the canal, calling after that in the Bahamas and Philadelphia. The U.S.

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Unlocking the Business and Social Value of Drones

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

In Chile, researchers are developing drones with special cameras that can allow farmers to monitor the condition of their crops from their smartphones. Christopher Tang. Many enthusiasts love drone photography and Amazon is developing drone delivery service. At the same time, some startups are combining toy drones with special sensors and cameras and smartphones to create innovative business services in agriculture.

Kuehne + Nagel hits Q2 home run amid supply chain uncertainty

The Supply Chain Journal

K + N has a large perishables business and the Salmosped acquisition complements its seafood operations in Halifax and Vancouver, Canada; London; and Santiago, Chile.

Copper in flux


The volatility of the last few months was tracked in real time by subscribers to Resilinc’s CommodityWatch AI as the service alerted customers to protests in Peru, droughts in Chile, M&As in the mining industry and other disruptions—as well as the larger economic factors mentioned by Davidson.

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Finding the Right Solution for New Tax and e-Invoicing Policies in Colombia


Colombia becomes the eight country to follow the e-invoicing trends of other countries, like Peru and Chile. Another country within Latin America mandates new tax and electronic invoicing policies. The goal of the mandate is to reduce tax evasion issues from 22% to 0% by companies that conduct business in the country. The pilot phase, which started on January 1, 2016 and will go live within 6 months, includes 30 of the largest companies in the consumer products industry.

COP26: 5Zs that changed the world

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

15 countries, Austria, Canada, Chile, Denmark, Finland, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Scotland, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom, Uruguay and Wales declared that they will collaborate towards realizing 100 percent zero emission new trucks and bus sales by 2040.

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The reality of green energy: “green metal” supply chains won’t be able to keep up


The winners are the electrostates: first Australia which has all of the metals in the green seven; Second Chile (which has 42%. There are other risks as well: logistics in these regions (especially Africa and Chile).

Borderlands: Mexico exports of commercial trucks jump 277%

The Supply Chain Journal

Mexico, Peru and Chile. Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade.

DHL Express invests $360M in Americas to keep up with e-commerce

The Supply Chain Journal

Expansions are also taking place in other South American countries, including new retail service point locations in Chile and Colombia, and an expanded gateway in Lima, Peru.

The Endless Complexities of the Ocean side of Supply Chains


Lauritzen Chile S.A. Each year around 700 million TEUs are shipped across the world keeping global trade and businesses running and more than eighty percent of global goods trade volumes are carried by sea, with about a sixth of that volume in shipping containers.

Don’t Fret: Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement will not play havoc with the economic development of developing countries

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

TPP is a unprecedented trade deal in history because it involves 12 countries (United States, Japan, Australia, Peru, Malaysia, Vietnam, New Zealand, Chile, Singapore, Canada, Mexico, and Brunei Darussalam), which accounts for 40% of global trade. (The Felipe Caro and Christopher S. Tang, UCLA Anderson School.

Technology Can Help Feed the World, Part 3

Enterra Insights

The United Nations has predicted the agricultural industry will need to achieve a 70 per cent rise in overall food production in order to feed the estimated 9.1 billion people expected to be living on the planet a quarter century from now.

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling and Logistics

Chile (12); Colombia (26); Argentina (28); Ecuador (34); Bolivia (37); Paraguay (40) were little changed. It leaps past Chile to rank as the No. Executives in a new survey, 2018 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, are divided about whether a new pact would help Mexico (24.3%); hurt Mexico (21.8%); or leave trade unchanged (25.7%).

Embracing the South American Ecommerce Marketplace

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The United States-Chile trade agreement allows all U.S. exports of consumer and industrial products to enter Chile duty free. It’s worth mentioning that China, the largest trading partner of Brazil, Chile, and Peru, invests heavily in the region, providing more than $140 billion (USD) in loans for infrastructure improvements in the past decade, according to The Business Year. Ecommerce is on the rise in South America.

What Caused the Baby Formula Shortage + 7 Ways Consumers and Companies are Coping


The FDA will be announcing speed imports from Mexico, Chile, Ireland, and the Netherlands. When it comes to defining “the essentials,” few products are as vital as baby formula.

7 Guidelines to Achieving Growth Through Globalization

The Network Effect

Key e-commerce emerging markets include: Malaysia, UAE, Thailand, Chile, Peru, Columbia, and South Africa. Nicolas A. Tonelli/Flickr. Global headlines anticipating growth through globalization are plentiful. Three different positions on achieving growth all point to cross-border e-commerce from a brand, company, and country perspective: BRANDS. Williams-Sonoma and Zara head to Mexico. US brands targeting global growth. European luxury brands focused on growth in the US.

Why the News from India is So Bad: A COVID Cycle that Will Continue


The vaccination rates for India are very low; less than 2%, compared to 62% in Israel, 51% in the UK, 44% in the US, and 42% in Chile and Hungary. As the news rolls out that the vaccine rates are moving along here in the United States, it is easy for many people to become complacent.

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Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

Chile. The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’. The market study by VerkehrsRundschau (a leading German magazine with a website about transport and logistics) assessed the attractiveness of the countries close to Germany as a base for logistics activities.

How Military Service Helped Me See Beyond Assumptions — and Embrace Differences


He taught me how to make chile relleno and introduced me to the Mexican punk rock scene. One day in early 2003, I was driving to my job at a local sandwich spot in Richmond, Virginia, when my truck decided to give out.

Growth in air cargo volume hits 4-year high

The Supply Chain Journal

Chile also continues to have very restrictive measures despite having one of the highest vaccination rates in the world. Air cargo volumes increased 9.9%

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Container shipping boom is bleeding over into dry bulk

The Supply Chain Journal

For example, we’ve recently carried cargoes such as bagged cement from China to Guatemala and bagged fertilizer to Peru and Chile. Everything’s connected in ocean shipping. Very high demand for ships in one segment can affect supply-demand fundamentals for entirely different vessel types.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Talking Logistics

Logistics & Operations Conference , October 18, Santiago, Chile. Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. Most of the conferences on our list are in the U.S., although some are in Europe, South America, and Asia. Many of the leading ERP and supply chain software vendors have customer events in various countries around the world.;

Workers at Risk As Robots Set to Replace 66 Million Jobs, Report Warns

Supply Chain Brain

More generally, jobs in Anglo-Saxon, Nordic countries and the Netherlands are less automatable than jobs in Eastern European countries, South European countries, Germany, Chile and Japan.”. A new report by the Paris-based Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development found that the most vulnerable — one in seven workers on average across the 32 countries studied — were less likely to be receiving help than those whose jobs were more secure.

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Chile. 10 questions to assess working capital management. Working capital management revolves around inventory, debtors and creditors. Some companies generate cash so quickly that they can even achieve negative working capital. Supply Chain Media and software vendor Slimstock have developed this checklist for working capital management. >>Please >>Please click on the red button and fill in the fields to activate the green download button.

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

Chile. Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond. Advanced analytics and optimization technology is the game-changing advantage that will push you past the competition – giving your business more agility, higher accuracy and sharper insights to maximize your revenue. Learn more about: How data, advanced analytics and optimization technology combine to give your company the adaptability it needs in challenging markets.

What is the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? Guest Post by Arun Gupta, PhD

Supply Chain View from the Field

In its current form the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a potential free trade agreement (FTA) between the US and 11 Asia-Pacific (APAC) countries (Canada, Mexico, Peru, Chile, Japan, Vietnam, Brunei, Singapore, Australia, Malaysia, and New Zealand). Arun Gupta recently went to a conference of the TPP in Washington, and was invited to share some insights on his visit and what he learned in a guest blog.

Checklist for Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Chile. 10 questions about Global Trade Management. Managing the activities comprising a supply chain is becoming more difficult with the growth of trade and increased regulation. Supply Chain Movement and software supplier Amber Road have put together this checklist for Global Trade Management. >>Please >>Please click on the red button and fill in the fields to activate the green download button. Checklist for Global Trade Management.

White paper: Are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Chile. Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. Clearly, this does not change the call for efficiency and productivity. And now, the pressure is on you -as senior executive- to deliver. However, there is a realistic possibility that you are the weakest link in your supply chain. Surprised?

White paper: What if you are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Chile. Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. Clearly, this does not change the call for efficiency and productivity. And now, the pressure is on you -as senior executive- to deliver. However, there is a realistic possibility that you are the weakest link in your supply chain. Surprised?

Can the Latin America and Caribbean Region Use Nearshoring to Become a Supply Chain Hub?

MIT Supply Chain

Using its business environment rankings to evaluate the potential of countries in the region, the EIU singled out Mexico, Costa Rica, Chile, and Colombia as well positioned to compete with Asia in supply chains.

Global—February 2014

Inbound Logistics

China and Taiwan depend on one another; Emirates targets multimodal transportation infrastructure investment; Chile port strike ends, concerns remain; Free online returns stoke Canadian consumption but place onus on U.S. retailers; Europe looks to United States for re-shoring inspiration; Mondelez debuts new GS1 standard

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Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

Chile. More shippers today appear to be outsourcing some or all of their logistics. How does a company decide that outsourcing logistics is the right choice? This C.H. Robinson whitepaper can help companies decide, set reasonable expectations for what outsourcing can contribute to their organisation, and how much of a role a company will need to play to achieve the successful business outcome they seek. About C.H. Robinson. Robinson help companies simplify their global supply chains.

La carte du commerce international 2016 / Global Trade Map 2016 in French

Supply Chain Movement

Chile. Les accords commerciaux et leurs risques d’un point de vue UE. Amber Road, leader des solutions de gestion du commerce international (GTM), et Supply Chain Movement ont collaboré ensemble pour établir cette carte de commerce international 2016 qui montre les accords commerciaux actuels de l’UE et les risques potentiels pour le commerce. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations.

Disruption In Container Logistics With John Murnane

The Logistics of Logistics

I was in Chile for three years and then I got into the ocean space and Marine terminals. I was in Chile, which does a lot of flowers and salmon, and exports a ton of copper and minerals.

FreightWaves Flashback: US may set aside 30% of oil for US ships

The Supply Chain Journal

Spain, Chile and Peru go all the way, requiring 100% of the business for their own ships.”. FreightWaves Classics articles look at various aspects of the transportation industry’s history. If there are topics that you think would be of interest, please send them to fwclassics@freightwaves.com.