Embracing the South American Ecommerce Marketplace

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Ecommerce is on the rise in South America. That’s great news for shippers looking to expand their online retail presence in South America. Red tape and bureaucracy pose the biggest obstacles for importing products into South American countries.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. although some are in Europe, South America, and Asia. SAP : SAPInsider Logistics and SCM 2017 , March 6-8, Orlando, FL.

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

Supply Chain Spotlight on Mexico: Takeaways from Logistic Summit & Expo 2015

Talking Logistics

This year’s sponsors and exhibitors included Ryder , Menlo Logistics , LLamasoft , Manhattan Associates , UPS, BNSF Railway, Mecalux , Logyt , Grupo MYM , Accel Logistica , and Femsa Logistica.

Mexico 240

State of Logistics Outsourcing: Plenty of Room for Growth as Shipper Dissatisfaction & Technology Expectations Increase

Cerasis

The year on year increase in customer dissatisfaction of logistics outsourcing has pushed many players into a defensive corner. The costs of logistics and inventory are decreasing, contract renewal rate for logistics outsourcing remains good, and the emergence of cutting-edge technologies like 3D printing, drone delivery and augmented reality is opening up a wide vista of opportunities. Cautious Optimism Abound in the Logistics Outsourcing Outlook.

This Week in Logistics News (February 9-13, 2015)

Talking Logistics

XPO Logistics Expands Last Mile Services with Acquisition of UX Specialized Logistics. Robinson’s TMC Division Enters South American Marketplace. Robinson is a Talking Logistics sponsor. With six feet of it on the ground, it’s hard not to talk about snow around here.

Brazil 203

Putting Infrastructure on Colombia’s Public Policy Map

Supply Chain @ MIT

The Center for Latin American Logistics Innovation (CLI) is part of an effort […]. Featured Transportation Colombia investing in infrastructure logistics in Colombia MIT CTL President Juan Santos South America transportationIf Colombia is to realize its vast economic potential, the country must improve the efficiency of its freight transportation systems.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2019

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. although some are in Europe, South America, and Asia. Conferences are a great example of peer-to-peer learning in action, but with so many supply chain and logistics conferences available, how do you decide which ones to attend? Below is a short list of the supply chain and logistics conferences scheduled for 2019.

How to Overcome Nature’s Impact over Global Supply Chains

Gravity Supply Chain

From the multiple hurricanes which have battered South America and the United States… The post How to Overcome Nature’s Impact over Global Supply Chains appeared first on Gravity Supply Chain. Articles Automation & Digitization Logistics Provider Manufacturer Retailer Stephanie Johnson Supply Chain Risk Supply Chain Visibility Technology & CloudThis past year witnessed an unusually large number of devastating natural disasters all across the world.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2018

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. although some are in Europe, South America, and Asia. Conferences are a great example of peer-to-peer learning in action, but with so many supply chain and logistics conferences available, how do you decide which ones to attend? Below is a short list of the supply chain and logistics conferences scheduled for 2018.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2020

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. although some are in Europe, South America, and Asia. Read more Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2020. The post Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2020 appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

A great leap forward: Quintiq joins Dassault Systèmes

DELMIA Quintiq

We will have offices in Japan, South Korea, India and South America, and more. Planet Planning Supply Chain Planning & Optimization Transport & Logistics Workforce Optimization At Quintiq, news is often greeted with excitement.

Using Digital Supply Chain Planning to Respond to Market-Changing Disruptions like COVID-19

ToolsGroup

Macro events like the Coronavirus crisis trigger demand volatility that affects every link in your global supply chain—from the raw materials you procure to setting safety stock levels to planning logistics and promotions.

This Week in Logistics News (December 3-7, 2018)

Talking Logistics

While you think about it (the answer is posted below), here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: project44 Acquires GateHouse Logistics, Creating World’s Most Comprehensive Global Transportation Visibility Platform.

4 Questions to Ask to Take Your Supply Chain to the Next Level

Talking Logistics

His leadership responsibilities include marketing strategy, execution, and operations oversight for North America, South America, Europe, Asia, India and Australia. He has over 20 years of involvement in supply chain logistics and transportation. Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - CH Robinson Supply Chain & Logistics Trends 3PL C.H. Robinson capacity logistics supply chainBusinesses go through many stages.

Nothing Easy About Supplier Relationship Management

Talking Logistics

29, 2014): By year’s end, chief executives at all of America’s Fortune 500 companies should get a letter signed by the president of the American Bar Association. companies liable for child labor, slavery, human trafficking and dangerous working conditions among their suppliers, the risks to corporate brands grows by the day, said Chris Johnson, the former general counsel of General Motors North America who heads the ABA business section’s supply-chain initiative.

The Upswing of Chinese Logistics Companies

Elementum

by 2020 globally, the logistics industry is booming. Logistics, the complex operation involving the movements of people, facilities, and supplies, is applied in every industry from manufacturing to retail to trade. The global logistics market is expected to grow from US $8.1T

Logistics Industry’s Slow Economic Comeback Continues in Spite of Challenges

Supply Chain Network

The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) released its 22nd “Annual State of Logistics Report®,” presented by Penske Logistics, today at a press conference at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. The report reveals that business logistics costs rose to 8.3 logistics costs for 2010 and their percentage of the U.S. business logistics system jumped up 10.4 Business logistics costs rose to $1.2 About Penske Logistics.

Silo thinking doesn’t work

DELMIA Quintiq

Complete CKD components often still travel half way round the world in containers to be assembled into new cars in South America or Asia with less value creation – perhaps supplemented by a few tyres from domestic production.

Despite NAFTA Uncertainty, Logistics Investments Continue

Logistics Trends and Insights

As the NAFTA and tariffs battles continues on, the logistics market continues to meet the growing demand for cross-border services. Ryder System opened a new logistics facility in Laredo, Texas.

Supply Chain Design Takes Center Stage at the 2019 Logistic Summit in Mexico

Llamasoft

I just returned from the Logistics Summit & Expo 2019, the largest supply chain event in Mexico with over 2000 attendees and hundreds of more exhibitors. It was an action-packed event with a number of industry verticals and companies across US, Mexico, Central & South America, representatives from academia, industry consortia, and media in attendance. […].

Are You Prepared for the On-Shoring Migration to the U.S.?

Supply Chain Game Changer

In addition, some are looking at the increasing cost of logistics and uncertainty relating to the cost of fuel. Larger international companies, many of which are China-based, but some also from South America, are looking at market expansion in the U.S. Subscribe Here!

Out of Africa

Supply Chain Shaman

Supply chain talent is primarily coming from North America and Europe, but these are the continents that represent the lowest levels of growth for supply chain 2020 (see figure 1). I spent this week at SAPICS in South Africa. Global multinational companies have a dilemma.

Africa 269

Three Months after Tianjin, the Area is Still Reeling.

Elementum

To mitigate the investment and production loss in Tianjin, JLR has planned new production centers in continental Europe and South America. This is expected to cause logistics delays in the next few months.

The Day a Cyber Attack Brings the World’s Supply Chains to a Halt

Talking Logistics

“FedEx and UPS have ground to a complete standstill today due to what they say is a virus in their logistics shipping software…blaming the hacking group Anonymous after they declared their intention to punish shipping companies for halting shipments of flu vaccines into China. As reported by the BBC: Prosecutors say a Dutch-based trafficking group hid cocaine and heroin among legitimate cargoes, including timber and bananas shipped in containers from South America.

Air Freight Still the Best Option for Smaller Shipments

BluJay Solutions

The reality is transportation rates are continuing to increase across board regardless of mode, with the global supply chain seeing increased momentum, and Kewill's customers both on the retail/manufacturing and the logistics side benefiting from that trend.

GreyOrange launches 12,000 parcel-per-hour sortation system

EFT

Robotics and warehouse automation company GreyOrange, has launched its latest modular sortation system, designed for modern distribution and logistics centres serving retail, and courier and express companies. GreyOrange has customer sites located in USA, South America, Europe and Asia.

E-Commerce Takes Off in Developing Countries

Elementum

We examine the benefits and obstacles to e-commerce in Southeast Asia, South America, and Africa. A lot of that comes down to supply chain and logistics management. Last-mile logistics get chaotic. E-commerce is expanding at lightning speed.

Kenya 116

What Could Stop Lithium from Revolutionizing Transportation?

Elementum

But they also have a deal with a lithium mine in Mexico , and there are many lithium sources located in Central and South America. The same goes with rail: the safer lithium is to store, the easier it will be for companies to work with their logistics providers.

Harvey and Irma’s Effect on the Logistics Industry

GTG Technology Group

How Hurricanes Affect Logistics. The catastrophic storms did more than just flood homes and knock down trees, they impacted logistics in a variety of ways. It will be a long time before anyone can measure the two storms’ impact on logistics and the economy.

Handfield’s Supply Chain Analytics Predictions for 2014

Supply Chain View from the Field

I’ve had the good fortune to be presented with opportunities for compelling discussions with a significant group of leading thinkers, senior executives in procurement, logistics, and technology management over this past year. I helped create the first North American chapter of BVL International in the Carolinas, and we hosted two meetings at Volvo in North Carolina and Thyssen-Krupp in South Carolina. 2013 has certainly been an interesting year!

Emergency Freight: What Harvey Tells Us About Irma

DAT Solutions

Houston is also a major freight hub for rail and sea traffic, as well as trucking, including trade with Mexico by land and with South America and other regions by sea. Then Irma headed toward Florida, and those same Southeast hubs re-focused and moved freight south instead of west.

Sustainability pays off, but it’s not always traceable

Supply Chain Movement

Consumption, especially of ‘luxury’ products such as coffee, tea and chocolate, is expected to increase substantially, in particular in the emerging economies in the Far East, South America and parts of Africa.

Viral Reaction: Zika and the Supply Chain

Elementum

The widespread active outbreaks has been increasing in South America and in Caribbean island countries, with cases of sporadic transmission reported in the Philippines and Thailand.

Trust Drives Virtual Team Performance

Supply Chain @ MIT

Research being carried out by the MIT SCALE (Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence) Network suggests that the single most important teamwork attribute affecting the performance of a virtual team is the level of trust between individuals. Face time.

Get Ready for La Niña, With Snowy Winter in the Northern U.S.

DAT Solutions

Winter is on the way, and the coming season’s weather pattern represents a big question mark for transportation and logistics pros. – Dry in the South, Wet in Northwest and Midwest. This pushes colder water up to the surface of the ocean, off the west coast of South America.