Addressing Challenges in Emerging Markets: An Up-Close Discussion on Latin America

Talking Logistics

In this episode, Ricardo Carrion , Senior Director, Operations and Business Development – Latin America at DHL, provides an up-close look at Latin America from a supply chain and logistics perspective. Among the topics he addresses: What are some of the major supply chain and logistics challenges customers face in Latin America? What are some of the challenges logistics service providers face operating in the region?

Venezuela's Oil Crisis

Elementum

Venezuela, owner of the world’s largest known oil reserves, has consistently ranked among the top exporters of oil. Because of this natural abundance, Venezuela's economy, and thus its government and social services, are largely driven by oil exports. Previously, Venezuela’s reliance on oil didn’t ring any alarm bells for economists because the profits from oil prices were sky-high. Now, Venezuela is burdened with high inflation.

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Is the “shared economy” changing logistics?

Kinaxis

by Alvaro Fernandez Did you know it costs approximately $100 to send an envelope from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, to Caracas, Venezuela? The post Is the “shared economy” changing logistics? General News Inventory management capacity management Capacity planning Logistics shared economy That’s for three to five day service! New York to London? That will cost you $50 to $100, but it’ll get there overnight.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

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. It ranked the Dutch city of Venlo as Europe’s most attractive location for a logistics base. Venlo Logistics Map Europe 2016. Venezuela.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

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. Venezuela.

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

Talking Logistics

That was my main takeaway from a conversation I had recently on Talking Logistics with Ricardo Carrion, Senior Director, Operations and Business Development at DHL Latin America. See the recent election results in Argentina and Venezuela , and the issues facing Brazil’s president and economy , as examples. Dealing with this mosaic of operating environments is one of the challenges that shippers and logistics service providers face in Latin America.

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling and Logistics

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%). 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%). Venezuela slumps four spots to No.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

To manage this logistics complexity while adhering to customer service standards and incurring reasonable costs, companies need Global Logistics Integration. 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 Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration. Venezuela.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

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? Is logistics outsourcing right for your company? Venezuela. Robinson logistics outsourcing whitepaperThis C.H.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Cost as a percentage of sales (Logistics or Supply Chain). Total logistics cost. Here at Logistics Bureau we have 20 years of experience in assisting clients with Supply Chain Benchmarking, and the development of suitable KPIs. Benchmarking Performance Measurement - KPIs key performance indicator KPI logistics kpi supply chain kpi

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How Many Slaves Are in Your Supply Chain?

Talking Logistics

The company is also stopping production in Ecuador, Venezuela, Belarus and Pakistan by April 2014 (these countries scored low in a World Bank report that assessed countries on accountability, corruption, violence, and other metrics). appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

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. Venezuela.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Together with Consafe Logistics, a supplier of supply chain execution software, Supply Chain Movement has created this Supply Chain Execution Mindmap to outline the route, including road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please Venezuela. Logistics operations and supply chains are increasingly complex due to the number of delivery options offered, and business systems such as webshops and order management have become businesscritical.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

By consolidating at the source, several shipments can be combined into one, thereby reducing the number of shipments even before the shipments arrive at the Logistics Service Provider (LSP). Especially in the case of cost-related deviations, the shippers’ approval should be required before the Logistics Service Provider can invoice the shipper for extra costs. Venezuela. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend.

Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

Supply Chain Movement

Following on from its other two highly popular subway maps of supply chain software vendors and logistics service providers, the quarterly magazine Supply Chain Movement has now published the third edition of the Consulting Subway Map Europe showing the European supply chain consultancy sector. Venezuela. Secondly, in August 2015, it took over Total Logistics, based in the UK and the Netherlands and specialised in supply chain network design.

SCM Map Europe: European location decisions remain complex

Supply Chain Movement

According to logistics real-estate specialists, the Netherlands – and in particular the southern part of the country – is a favoured location and will remain so for the coming years. A second important feature to have been added in this version of the SCM Map of Europe is the World Bank’s Logistics Performance Index (LPI). Venezuela. Visuals Aon blue banana distribution GDP Logistics Performance Index production risks sales SCM Map Europe taxation urbanisation

Global Trade & Transportation: Best Practices for Global Manufacturers

Supply Chain Brain

These include, new sanctions imposed on countries like Russia and Venezuela; the US withdrawal from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal; and Brexit — the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. Subject areas covered include free trade agreements, trade compliance and standardizing global logistics.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Venezuela. The omni-channel business contributes greatly to Logistics headaches, even more because of the huge amounts of returns, frauds and claims. Outsourcing logistics and fulfilment to a full-service provider ensures the expected high customer service by the consumer. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Venezuela. Supply chains are becoming more complex with frequent adaptations, whether temporary or permanent, and increasingly with logistics outsourcing and calls for integrated transport management. The introduction of flexible integrated order management will result in improved performance of the logistics chain: Check. Global competition is forcing companies to optimally manage the orders they have scored.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

In addition to being responsible for manufacturing and logistics, a CSCO also has to ensure alignment with internal departments such as Sales and Marketing, and with external partners such as customers and suppliers. Venezuela. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’. Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Venezuela. Because companies are increasingly outsourcing their manufacturing and logistics activities around the world, they are also more exposed to disruptions in the supply chain. 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.

Mindmap for the Supply Chain Director 2020

Supply Chain Movement

Venezuela. An essential precondition is that he or she is responsible for the planning, purchasing, production, logistics and customer service disciplines. The rapidly changing world is forcing companies to continually adapt.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The History of Shipping Containers

Cerasis

Editor's Note: This is a guest blog from Freightos , is a SaaS-enabled marketplace for the logistics industry. As a logistics service provider, focusing on over-the-road surface transportation management solutions via technology and managed transportation services, we find the following information on the history of shipping containers of great significance to the logistics and supply chain community at large. Freight Logistics shipping containers

New: Global Trade Map 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Operations, customs, supply chain, legal and/or logistics departments are brought together during the product procurement process to ensure that imported components and finished products meet the terms of the relevant free trade agreement. Venezuela. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations. International trade can entail significantly more risk than straightforward domestic business-to-business transactions.

Index Suggests Growth, But Volatility

EFT

After a year of turbulence, 61 percent of logistics industry executives surveyed said that they are unclear on the direction of the global economy or expect more volatility in 2016. Of the ten countries that slipped furthest in the index, six are in Latin America: Peru, Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela. For the first time, logistics professionals see consumer spending in Africa as a more important driver of growth than energy and minerals.

Index Suggests Growth, But Volatility

EFT

After a year of turbulence, 61 percent of logistics industry executives surveyed said that they are unclear on the direction of the global economy or expect more volatility in 2016. Of the ten countries that slipped furthest in the index, six are in Latin America: Peru, Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela. For the first time, logistics professionals see consumer spending in Africa as a more important driver of growth than energy and minerals.

List of Top 65 Marketplaces Across the Globe in 2019

Vinculum

Linio is a Latin American marketplace with presence in 8 countries – Mexico, Panama, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, and Argentina. Mercado Libre is the largest marketplace in Latin America that operates in 18 countries – Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominicana, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Salvador, Uruguay and Venezuela. In 2021, over 2.14

Why Is It So Hard to Find Good Help These Days?

Material Handling and Logistics

Companies must implement a distributed logistics network where they can locate inventory in multi-client, automated fulfillment centers that are close to the customers. To really do this well, sellers must join a distributed logistics ecosystem. . MH&L’s Editorial Advisory Board tackles some of the toughest topics facing the supply chain today.

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