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. As Ricardo discusses in the clip below, an important capability is having country-specific knowledge and expertise and being more than just a freight forwarder — that is, having end-to-end supply chain visibility and responsibility.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend. And freight costs are continuing to rise, pushed upward by factors such as globalized distribution and unpredictable fuel prices. Supply Chain Movement and software vendor Eyefreight have developed this checklist to provide to pinpoint the key drivers of Freight Spend Management. This is an important aspect of managing freight spend. Chile.

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The need to know

EFT

Chile truckdrivers call for country-wide strike after 9-year old girl shot. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists. Fearing shipping crunch, retailers set earliest-ever holiday sale plans. The coronavirus pandemic is upending the way U.S.

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The need to know

EFT

Chile truckdrivers call for country-wide strike after 9-year old girl shot. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists. Fearing shipping crunch, retailers set earliest-ever holiday sale plans. The coronavirus pandemic is upending the way U.S.

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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. While surface transportation remains stagnant, ocean freight shows promise.

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. Chile (12); Colombia (26); Argentina (28); Ecuador (34); Bolivia (37); Paraguay (40) were little changed. It leaps past Chile to rank as the No.

The need to know

EFT

Chile threatens striking truckers with security law after breakdown in talks. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists. Delivering super-cooled COVID-19 vaccine a daunting challenge for some countries.

Imported Produce Volume Outpaces Home-Grown

DAT Solutions

There is a shift underway right now in the refrigerated freight segment. More restaurant spending, more contract freight. The big food service outfits have private fleets, or they work with contract carriers, so the restaurant trend "eats away" at the refrigerated freight volume on the spot market. As domestic production declines, refrigerated freight activity is increasing at ports in the Southeast, and at border crossings between the U.S.

Doing Business in Brazil

QAD

Brazil has nearly 700 airports with paved runways, most of which can handle large capacity airplanes for moving freight quickly to and from all parts of the globe. Compared to other countries in South America, Brazil has a high ratio of immigrants, primarily from Argentina, Chile and the Andean countries. Brazil is the largest country in South America and the fifth largest country in the world. With a total area just slightly smaller than the U.S.,

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Chile. Third, it is essential the system generate pre-invoices to reduce carrier invoice uncertainties, eliminate fraud, and manage freight spend. The world is becoming smaller and larger at the same time through globalization and the internet. Goods have to be transported across the globe and across the neighbourhood. To manage this logistics complexity while adhering to customer service standards and incurring reasonable costs, companies need Global Logistics Integration.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Chile. The Japanese freight mover Kintetsu World Express has expanded recently outside its home market with the acquisition of APL Logistics, which has a strong base in America and Europe. After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014.

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This Week in Logistics News (September 10-14, 2018)

Talking Logistics

As you read this, I will be flying home from project44’s Transform conference where I moderated a panel discussion on real-time freight visibility and I recorded several video interviews with project44 customers and partners. Without further delay, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Walmart to Acquire Cornershop in Mexico and Chile, Further Investing in Last-Mile Delivery and Strengthening Omnichannel Strategy.

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Despite NAFTA Uncertainty, Logistics Investments Continue

Logistics Trends and Insights

With the Laredo facility, Ryder will manage more than 11,250 cross-border freight movements per month between the U.S. Its network includes Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Panama and Peru, and will soon expand into Brazil. According to Union Pacific, it handles about 70% of the rail freight between the U.S. As the NAFTA and tariffs battles continues on, the logistics market continues to meet the growing demand for cross-border services.