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. 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.

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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Embracing the South American Ecommerce Marketplace

CH Robinson Transportfolio

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. The United States-Chile trade agreement allows all U.S. exports of consumer and industrial products to enter Chile duty free. While surface transportation remains stagnant, ocean freight shows promise.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Supply Chain Movement and software vendor Eyefreight have therefore developed this mindmap for Global Logistics Integration, outlining the route to achievement and providing road signs to flag potential hazards along the way. >>Please Chile. This dynamic has to be examined and stakeholders must determine the impact on the supply chain function: Do. The world is becoming smaller and larger at the same time through globalization and the internet.

The need to know

EFT

China trade war and coronavirus pandemic prompt firms to reexamine global supply chains. Hormel Foods warns of supply shortages on COVID-19 hit. UK plans law to force big companies to clean up their supply chains.

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The need to know

EFT

China trade war and coronavirus pandemic prompt firms to reexamine global supply chains. Hormel Foods warns of supply shortages on COVID-19 hit. UK plans law to force big companies to clean up their supply chains.

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Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling and Logistics

Supply chain industry executives are split sharply about how Mexico will fare if it is able to agree with the United States and Canada on terms to update the North American Free Trade Agreement. . 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. It leaps past Chile to rank as the No.

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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The need to know

EFT

Britain 'absolutely confident' will keep supply chains moving after Brexit: transport minister. Chile threatens striking truckers with security law after breakdown in talks. What Will it Really Take to Move Supply Chains Out of China?

The need to know

EFT

Britain 'absolutely confident' will keep supply chains moving after Brexit: transport minister. Chile threatens striking truckers with security law after breakdown in talks. What Will it Really Take to Move Supply Chains Out of China?

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. That has a big impact on the supply chain. 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. If you have van freight or trucks, you may be affected, too.

Doing Business in Brazil

QAD

After the intense investment in infrastructure to support the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics, along with the recent “Brasil Major” initiative, Brazil is an emerging powerhouse rich in natural resources and with a strong focus on manufacturing and the supply chain. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. Compared to other countries in South America, Brazil has a high ratio of immigrants, primarily from Argentina, Chile and the Andean countries.