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.

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

Talking Logistics

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. 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.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

The Amazing Supply Chain of Your Morning Coffee!

Supply Chain Game Changer

But let´s start with the origin: the coffee seed grows best in a humid climate, with a stable temperature of approximately 25 degrees Celsius (approximately 77 degrees Farenheit), making Brazil, Vietnam, Colombia, Peru and other similar regions optimal growing locations. SCM #SupplyChain #Freight #Logistics #Retail #Coffee #Business #Leadership #Tea. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Article written by Julia Severins and originally published on [link].

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. Among other Latin countries, Peru is the biggest mover, climbing three spots to 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

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. Global freight forwarding companies in the area will have the newest information available to help you choose the right port of entry for your freight.

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 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. Brazil is the largest country in South America and the fifth largest country in the world.

This Week in Logistics News (August 13-17, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Here are some excerpts from the press release: 94 organizations are actively involved or have agreed to participate on the TradeLens platform, including more than 20 port and terminal operators across the globe; customs authorities in the Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Australia and Peru; and freight forwarders, transportation and logistics companies including Agility, CEVA Logistics, and DAMCO. I’m back from vacation. Well, back physically.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

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. Europe has seen plenty of activity in terms of mergers and acquisitions, including the take-over of the major French family-owned company Norbert Dentressangle by America’s XPO Logistics.

3PL 78

Maersk-IBM blockchain shipping solution makes major strides

EFT

Through this the two companies hope that “Shippers, shipping lines, freight forwarders, port and terminal operators, inland transportation and customs authorities can interact more efficiently through real-time access to shipping data ad shipping documents, including IoT and sensor data ranging from temperature control to container weight,” according to an announcement.

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.