SmartHop hires Uber alum Liu, opens New York, Colombia offices

The Supply Chain Journal

SmartHop also announced the opening of an office in Bogota, Colombia. Following a $12 million funding round announced in February, SmartHop is moving forward quickly with new hires and expansion of its services.

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.

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A Case Study of Risk Management in Colombia

MIT Supply Chain

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

Using Logistics to Cut Food Waste in Colombia

MIT Supply Chain

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

MIT Supply Chain

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

MIT Supply Chain

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.

Mexico shootout slows Texas border truck traffic

The Supply Chain Journal

The flow of trucks is still flowing into the World Trade Bridge and Colombia Solidarity [International] Bridge because of the checkpoints from the Mexican military and Mexican police.”. About 6,000 commercial trucks cross the World Trade and Colombia Solidarity International bridges each day.

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A Real World Humanitarian Logistics Model

MIT Supply Chain

Floods in Colombia caused widespread damage. The new work is being carried out in collaboration with Antioquia University, Colombia, University of California, Davis, US, and an independent field expert in Colombian conflict zones. In Colombia, for example, FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) is such a group. Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: center latin american logistics innovation , Colombia floods , humanitarian logistics , SCALE Network.

Restructure for success: Sales and marketing seal the deal

The Supply Chain Journal

Lean’s nearshoring service transfers various aspects of a company’s back-office services and other facets of the business to satellite offices in Colombia. Why Colombia? Many in the younger generations in Colombia are bilingual and eagerly embrace American values and culture.

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Restructure for success: Sales and marketing seal the deal

The Supply Chain Journal

Lean’s nearshoring service transfers various aspects of a company’s back-office services and other facets of the business to satellite offices in Colombia. Why Colombia? Many in the younger generations in Colombia are bilingual and eagerly embrace American values and culture.

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Nowports raises $16M to automate Latin American freight

The Supply Chain Journal

ces in Mexico, Chile, Colombia and Uruguay. Nowports , a Mexico-based digital freight forwarder, announced it has raised $16 million in Series A funding.

3PL Basics: An Introduction to 3rd Party Logistics with Roberto Cadena

The Logistics of Logistics

based companies set up satellite offices in Colombia. Lean ensures that your satellite office in Colombia is staffed with highly educated, English speaking professionals trained in your company’s processes and systems.

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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.

Transportation in the Americas: A Cross-Country Comparison

MIT Supply Chain

For instance, Brazil and Colombia both come in at 2.4 on the index overall, but Colombia has more consistent public policies toward developing and maintaining the transportation sector, while Brazil scores much higher on trucking innovation.

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.

What is “World Logistics Passport” initiative?

Shipsy

along with Indonesia & South Africa, joining Colombia, Senegal, Kazakhstan, Brazil, Uruguay and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the club of trading nations.

Borderlands: Embracing tech standards before pandemic benefited manufacturers, survey finds

The Supply Chain Journal

eBay is partnering with Latin American e-commerce services hub StoreON to streamline the sale of products and services from Mexico, Colombia and Peru to the United States, according to a release. .

More than luck: Understanding the formula for explosive brokerage growth

The Supply Chain Journal

In addition to taking advantage of Hubtek’s Colombia-based nearshore staffing solution , One Source is also applying more technology to increase the current workforce’s productivity. Fast-growth companies should depend on much more than luck.

Borderlands: Chip shortage sinks Mexican auto exports in July

The Supply Chain Journal

followed by Canada (6.7%), Germany (5.3%), Colombia (1.5%) and the United Arab Emirates (1.4%). Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade.

Borderlands: Slync.io launches integrated strategy with ocean container booking tool

The Supply Chain Journal

Canada (2.3%) and Colombia (1.9%) were second and third. Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of cross-border trade. This week: Slync.io

3 months after launch, grocery platform JOKR raises $170M

The Supply Chain Journal

Operationally headquartered in New York City, the company is already operating over 100 hubs in nine cities, including São Paolo; Mexico City; Bogota, Colombia; Lima, Peru; Warsaw, Poland; and Vienna.

Borderlands: Mexico exports of commercial trucks jump 277%

The Supply Chain Journal

Canada (2.2%) and Colombia (1.7%) were second and third. Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade.

A True Supply Chain Transformation Requires the Proper Talent

Logistics Viewpoints

In Belcorp’s case they have four factories located in Colombia, Mexico, Peru, and Ecuador. Belcorp’s Maturity in Supply Chain Design. When companies implement enterprise software solutions, they often label that implementation as being part of their company’s digital transformation.

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%).

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

Borderlands: Canada again beats Mexico, remains top US trade partner

The Supply Chain Journal

The company currently operates in Mexico, Colombia and Brazil. Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade. This week: Canada again beats Mexico to remain the top U.S.

Hurdles to 3PL Growth with Trey Griggs and Isaac Moreno

The Logistics of Logistics

Isaac Moreno is the Director of Carrier Sales for Lean Solutions Group , currently working out of the Barranquilla, Colombia office. based companies set up satellite offices in Colombia. Hurdles to 3PL Growth with Trey Griggs and Isaac Moreno.

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Diversity Among Us

BlueYonder

In fact, the team also includes people from all around the world such as Colombia and India. Teamwork allows us to understand that we are different. You get to know a bit about different points of view, experiences that people face, even a plethora of traditions, likes, and dislikes.

Leveraging Automation to Build a Competitive Advantage with Alfonso Quijano

The Logistics of Logistics

Alfonso earned an Electronic Engineering degree from the Universidad del Norte in Barranquilla Colombia. based companies set up satellite offices in Colombia. Leveraging Automation to Build a Competitive Advantage with Alfonso Quijano.

The Fastest Growing Logistics Company with Trey Griggs

The Logistics of Logistics

based companies set up satellite offices in Colombia. Lean ensures that your satellite office in Colombia is staffed with highly educated, English speaking professionals trained in your company’s processes and systems. The Fastest Growing Logistics Company with Trey Griggs.

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How Fraco Used the QAD/Quistem Restart Checklist to Return to Operations

QAD

The company, based in Bogotá, Colombia, is a global manufacturer and distributor of gaskets and retainers for gasoline and diesel motors, with operations and customers worldwide. . The coronavirus pandemic caused major disruption globally and across industries in 2020.

Borderlands: Is ‘sureshoring’ the next big thing in cross-border trade?

The Supply Chain Journal

MasAir is based in Mexico City and operates scheduled cargo services in the country to the United States, Brazil, Ecuador and Colombia. Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade.

Borderlands: Is ‘sureshoring’ the next big thing in cross-border trade?

The Supply Chain Journal

MasAir is based in Mexico City and operates scheduled cargo services in the country to the United States, Brazil, Ecuador and Colombia. Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade.

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.

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.