Latin America’s Development Bank – previously known as Corporación Andina de Fomento— supports the region’s countries in developing projects related to their domestic logistics systems. This is how the Regional Logistics’ Development Program for Latin America (CAF-LOGRA, for its acronym in Spanish) came to be. This program aims to identify, analyze, promote, carry out, and advance projects that contribute to the competitive performance and development of these systems.
Green logistics, also known as environmental logistics, refers to the sustainable policies and measures focusing on lowering the impact logistics has on the environment. This includes the configuration of processes, structures, systems, and equipment used in the transportation, distribution, and warehousing of goods.
The priority for manufacturers and wholesalers these days should be focusing on digital transformation and embracing technology to help improve their efficiency in the short- and long-terms and be more competitive in the market.
It is a fact: we have entered a new era. It is not enough anymore to have systems connecting with each other and with the world at large. To keep up with this decade, companies must use technological solutions that provide information, improve the processes, and give better results.
For the cosmetics industry, an efficient supply chain is vital for having a competitive advantage and for managing the requirements of retailers correctly and help face the challenges inherent to the supply and demand.
The auto industry continues growing throughout Latin America, and the car parts market along with it. By 2020, the manufacturing of car parts is expected to reach a value of 100 Billion dollars, placing Mexico as the 4th manufacturer of car parts globally.
The manufacturing of auto parts accounts for half of the automotive industry’s production in Mexico. Therefore, companies aim to continuously improve their execution and warehousing processes so they can guarantee profitable operations.
Logistics is almost custom-made art. Integrating information, transportation, inventories, warehousing, materials, packaging, and even the safety of a supply chain is a job of a complexity not seen in any other industry.
If logistics is different for every type of industry, the one focusing on healthcare is, perhaps, the most fragile and critical.
Just as a setup of domino tiles, technology changes the way people consume things and the way to do business and so, it changes the market, forcing logistics to change as well.
It is hard to picture life without electronic devices, isn’t it? It is no surprise then that it is Mexico’s second largest industry and one of the most relevant across the globe.