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

Descartes

Colombia becomes the eight country to follow the e-invoicing trends of other countries, like Peru and Chile. Here are some high level highlights in Decree 2242, as announced by Colombia’s tax authority, DIAN: XML will be the standard format. Why should businesses in Colombia install an e-invoicing system? The post Finding the Right Solution for New Tax and e-Invoicing Policies in Colombia appeared first on Appterra Collaborative Commerce.

A Case Study of Risk Management in Colombia

Supply Chain @ MIT

The Center for Latin-American Logistics Innovation (CLI), based in Bogotá, Colombia, is developing a quantitative risk assessment methodology for deciding which risks represent the most serious threat to a company’s operations. Featured Resilience center latin american logistics innovation Colombia home appliance manufacturing mitigating risk SCALE Network supply chain disruptions supply chain risk management

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Using Logistics to Cut Food Waste in Colombia

Supply Chain @ MIT

There is widespread poverty in Colombia yet the country discards 10 million tons of food a year according to estimates released by the government this March. ABACO, a national network of food banks that serves the needy, and the Center for Latin-American Logistics Innovation (CLI), a member of the MIT Global SCALE Network, have teamed […].

Putting Infrastructure on Colombia’s Public Policy Map

Supply Chain @ MIT

If Colombia is to realize its vast economic potential, the country must improve the efficiency of its freight transportation systems. Featured Transportation Colombia investing in infrastructure logistics in Colombia MIT CTL President Juan Santos South America transportationBut the national and regional government agencies responsible for infrastructure planning and construction lack the knowledge required to achieve the required improvements.

Driving Trucks and Sustainability in Colombia

Supply Chain @ MIT

Colombian manufacturer Corona and the Center for Latin-American Logistics Innovation (CLI), based in Bogotá, Colombia, have teamed up with another important logistics player to lower carbon emissions: the truck driver community. Companies often collaborate with suppliers and customers to reduce the carbon footprint of their freight operations.

Colombia eyes Jafza investment in diversification push

Logistics Middle East

Colombian ambassador to the UAE and Jafza senior VP of sales explore Dubai opportunities

Why Is Blockchain Not Hotter?

Supply Chain Shaman

I was sitting with a representative from the United Nations on my way back from Colombia. As we took off from Bogota, we discussed the potential of blockchain to help her with feeding children in the highlands of the Colombian-Venezuelan border. I was surprised that she knew enough about blockchain to have a discussion, and I think that she was surprised to find someone who could help her to have a deeper discussion. Today I connected her to some technology providers to start a pilot.

Colombeia SAS and Axway partner for sound results with MFT and B2Bi

Axway

Colombeia SAS and Axway have partnered for the last four years with outstanding results for the countries of Colombia and Venezuela. Axway’s Managed File Transfer (MFT) and B2Bi solutions have provided Colombeia SAS’s customers with a go-to solution to solve … AMPLIFY products B2B & EDI Integration Managed File Transfer Partners AMPLIFY B2Bi AMPLIFY MFT partners

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. Infrastructure and transport rankings fell for Kazakhstan, Sri Lanka, Colombia, Brazil, Thailand and Kuwait. --In 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%).

The Remarkable Supply Chain of the Coffee Bean

Unleashed

The majority of the world’s coffee beans are grown in Brazil, Vietnam, Peru and Colombia, but can also be grown in other favourable, humid climates. For so many people, coffee is a staple of their everyday routine. And its popularity is apparent in the global market — global coffee production reached 158.6 million 60-kilogram bags in 2018, up from 148.6 million 60-kilogram bags in 2015. In fact, the average per capita consumption stands at 1.0 kg in 2019.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

Colombia. 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.

Embracing the South American Ecommerce Marketplace

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement eliminates tariffs on 80% of U.S. consumer and industrial imports into Colombia. Ecommerce is on the rise in South America. Double-digit growth is expected for 2019 with sales of $71.34 billion (USD), tying it with the Middle East and Africa as the world’s second-fastest-growing retail ecommerce market. That’s great news for shippers looking to expand their online retail presence in South America. A diamond in the rough .

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Colombia. 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

Colombia. 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.

Checklist for Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Colombia. 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

Colombia. 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

Colombia. 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?

Doing Business in Brazil

QAD

Brazil is located in Eastern South America and borders the Atlantic Ocean as well as the countries of Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela. 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.,

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

Supply Chain Movement

Colombia. 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.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

Colombia. 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.

This Week in Logistics News (April 15-19, 2013)

Talking Logistics

BDP forms joint venture with Colombia’s Interflex, S.A. As I write this, the greater Boston area (including where I live) is in lockdown as the police hunt for the second suspect of the Boston Marathon bombings (the first suspect was killed overnight). I’m amazed by how quickly the investigation has progressed, and how organized the response by law enforcement has been. We’ll learn more in the hours and days ahead. In the meantime… SAP Announces First Quarter 2013 Results.

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It wouldn’t be Valentine’s Day without Logistics

Enterra Insights

Ricaurte notes, “Every February, shoppers depend on farmers in Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, the Dominican Republic and Costa Rica for a universal token of love and affection – fresh cut flowers.” Today is Valentine’s Day. Traditionally it is a day to exchange cards expressing deep and abiding affection for loved ones.

Checklist Regelkonforme Lieferketten/Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Colombia. 11 Fragen zum Global Trade Management / 11 questions about Global Trade Management. Der globale Handel wächst – und mit ihm die Regulierung. Das effiziente Management von Lieferketten wird dadurch immer weiter erschwert. Gemeinsam mit Supply Chain Movement hat Amber Road eine Checkliste entwickelt: Testen Sie Ihr Global Trade Management! Managing the activities comprising a supply chain is becoming more difficult with the growth of trade and increased regulation.

Valentine’s Day 2019

Enterra Insights

Valentine flowers are primarily grown by farmers in Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Dominican Republic, and Costa Rica. There are several different stories about the origins of Valentine’s Day (or St. Valentine’s Day); but, the story I prefer involves love and marriage. According to the BBC, “The popular belief about St. Valentine is that he was a priest from Rome in the third century AD.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

Colombia. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’. Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years. Talent development can make an important contribution to the execution of their supply chain strategies, but not all leaders pay the same amount of attention to this topic. Here, a number of leading companies show that it is possible to take a structural and creative approach to talent development.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Colombia. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way. These developments impact Original Equipment Manufacturers, both at strategic level and at operational level within their supply chains. Together with service provider Arvato, Supply Chain Movement has created a mindmap outlining the route for high-tech supply chains, including road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Colombia. Global competition is forcing companies to optimally manage the orders they have scored. Supply chain execution software can coordinate the necessary alignment process between the various systems within the network. Together with MP Objects, supplier of supply chain software, Supply Chain Movement has created a mindmap for innovative order management, including a handy description of the route and with road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please

Revenues Sagging? Here's How to Thrive in 2016

Demand Solutions

Think Venezuela, Ecuador, and Colombia. I have the opportunity to travel the world with my job, and this has provided me with firsthand experience of the challenges facing many or our customers and prospects. I don’t know about you, but I’m not feeling great about the global economy right now.

Revenues Sagging? Here's How to Thrive in 2016

Demand Solutions

Think Venezuela, Ecuador, and Colombia. I have the opportunity to travel the world with my job, and this has provided me with firsthand experience of the challenges facing many or our customers and prospects. I don’t know about you, but I’m not feeling great about the global economy right now.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Colombia. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market. as the advance of e-commerce continues, companies with an omnichannel approach are increasingly implementing specific order management systems. furthermore, because the continuing growth in outsourcing is making global businesses ever-more susceptible to disruptions, supply chain risk management software is also on the rise.

Top Trends in Luxury Brands That Will Influence the Future of Your Supply Chain

DynaSys

For example, Caroline Scheufele, co-president of Chopard, stated the following in regards to Chopard’s partnership with the Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM) in Colombia, “For more than a century, our finest jewelry and watches have been created by a small community of Swiss craftsmen using traditional knowledge and skills. The luxury brand market has never looked so good! Worldwide, the luxury brand market expects to reach € 915 billion this year.

Sustainability pays off, but it’s not always traceable

Supply Chain Movement

In January, for instance, UTZ published an impact study which stated that certified coffee growers in Colombia harvest 169 percent more coffee per hectare than their non-certified colleagues. The global demand for natural raw materials such as coffee, tea, cocoa and palm oil continues to grow robustly. However, all the signs indicate that the producers of such resources will be unable to meet long-term demand.

How to Learn About Supply Chain Research From Around the World in a Few Hours

Supply Chain @ MIT

These are: the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics (Cambridge, USA), the Zaragoza Logistics Center (Zaragoza, Spain), the Center for Latin-American Logistics Innovation (Bogotá, Colombia), and the Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (Shah Alam, Malaysia). World view. Research Expo displays 70 to 80 supply chain research projects from multiple countries.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Colombia. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe. Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation. these are the main conclusions from Supply Chain Movement’s annual study as the basis for the 3pl subway map europe 2016, which shows the specific services of the most important logistics service providers.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Colombia. Customers are becoming more demanding all the time: they increasingly expect personalised offers, available globally and round the clock. Such huge pressure on sales is also dragging the supply chain department(s) towards an ever-higher service level.