General Motors Production Plant Seized in Venezuela

Supply Chain Matters

General Motors was forced to halt production operations in Venezuela after its plant in the country was unexpectedly seized by local authorities, demonstrating another example of geo-political driven supply chain risk. Automotive Supply Chain Supply Chain Disruption Supply Chain Risk Management examples of global supply chain risk General Motors General Motors Supply Chain Supply chain Matters blog

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.

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

Talking Logistics

Podcast version (click to play): 3PL Latin America Past Episode Past Episode - GT Nexus Supply Chain & Logistics Trends Argentina Brazil DHL GT Nexus logistics Ricardo Carrion supply chain Venezuela

Lessons From the Front Line: 3 Hospitality Supply Chain Horror Stories

AFFLINK

Xinia Camacho, reports Fusion , is a humble owner of a 20-room boutique in Venezuela. In recent years, the socialist country of Venezuela has been faced with a vanishing supply of consumer products, like toilet paper. Hotel rooms run out of toilet paper.

Is the “shared economy” changing logistics?

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Alvaro Fernandez Did you know it costs approximately $100 to send an envelope from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, to Caracas, Venezuela? 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

Venezuela. The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’.

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

Talking Logistics

See the recent election results in Argentina and Venezuela , and the issues facing Brazil’s president and economy , as examples. People often think of Latin America as a single entity, but in reality, it’s a fragmented environment, with country-specific trends, challenges, and opportunities. 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. Here in the U.S.

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

Venezuela. Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond.

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Venezuela. 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.

Checklist for Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Venezuela. 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.

The History of the Shipping Container

Freightos

Grace Line had instituted the first international service, US to Venezuela, in 1962. The History of the Shipping Container.

White paper: Are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Venezuela. 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.

Cyber Attacks Are Major Risk in New Global Resilience Ranking

Material Handling & Logistics

Haiti is the bottom-ranked country followed by Venezuela and Nepal—also the same order as last year.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right. Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Which ones to use?… … How many to use?

KPI 100

White paper: What if you are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Venezuela. 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.

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

Supply Chain Movement

Venezuela. Les accords commerciaux et leurs risques d’un point de vue UE.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

Venezuela. 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.

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.

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.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

Venezuela. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’. Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years.

Checklist Regelkonforme Lieferketten/Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Venezuela. 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.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Venezuela. 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.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Venezuela. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market.

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling & Logistics

Venezuela slumps four 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%).

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Venezuela. 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.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Venezuela. 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.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Venezuela. 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.

Gartner’s survey analysis: Women in Supply Chain 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Venezuela. Gartner’s first Women in Supply Chain Survey, conducted with AWESOME, an executive women’s leadership group, and supported by Supply Chain Media, compares the representation of women in supply chain leadership roles.

Gartner’s Women in Supply Chain Survey 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Venezuela. Gartner’s first Women in Supply Chain Survey, conducted with AWESOME, an executive women’s leadership group, compares the representation of women in supply chain leadership roles.

Blockchain Points Way to `Massive Change' for Commodity Supply Chain

Material Handling & Logistics

There was even a proposal this month by the president of Venezuela, where the domestic currency is in freefall because of economic sanctions and a long recession, of creating digital petrocurrencies backed by the country’s reserves of oil, gas, gold and diamonds.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

Venezuela. In the global fashion and luxury goods market, ever-higher customer expectations, combined with demographic and economic shifts, are making it increasingly difficult to predict consumer behaviour and plan accordingly.

10 questions about supply chain optimisation

Supply Chain Movement

Venezuela. Better decision-making processes. The business complexity is increasing all the time due to globalisation, big data and dynamic interdependences. It is becoming ever-more difficult for supply chain professionals to make the right decisions.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

Venezuela. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend. They can renegotiate contracts, find other carriers, and do a better job of maximizing their truck utilization. But these efforts bring temporary, not permanent, relief.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The History of Shipping Containers

Cerasis

Grace Line had instituted the first international service, US to Venezuela, in 1962. Editor's Note: This is a guest blog from Freightos , is a SaaS-enabled marketplace for the logistics industry. The Freightos System is SaaS for freight contract management, automatic price quotations, and business intelligence.

Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

Supply Chain Movement

Venezuela. The major consultancy firms are still acquiring smaller niche competitors to intensify their supply chain expertise. At the same time, the supply chain specialists are expanding across Europe and even into North America.