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Four Crises Plaguing Latin American Logistics

We're still waiting for many of the emerging markets of Latin America to emerge. What's holding them back?

Four Crises Plaguing Latin American Logistics

Four big obstacles, according to a new report from Transport Intelligence on "Latin American Transport & Logistics 2015." For all its promise as a thriving center of manufacturing and logistics, supporting both domestic and international markets, the region continues to be held back by corruption, violence, poor infrastructure and government bureaucracy. (That last category includes restrictions on imports maintained by difficult countries such as Brazil.) Cathy Roberson, lead author of the Ti report, guests on this episode to discuss the progress – or lack of it – that Latin America has seen in the development of a logistics infrastructure that can support economic growth and ensure the efficient movement of product region-wide. At the same time, the report finds significant opportunities for business and trade willing to take a chance on Latin America. Find out why, in Roberson's words, "the region's biggest enemy remains itself" – and what can be done about it. Hosted by Bob Bowman, Managing Editor of SupplyChainBrain.

Look for a new episode of the podcast, which can be downloaded or streamed, every Friday on the SupplyChainBrain website and iTunes.

Show notes:

The report by Transport Intelligence.

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Four big obstacles, according to a new report from Transport Intelligence on "Latin American Transport & Logistics 2015." For all its promise as a thriving center of manufacturing and logistics, supporting both domestic and international markets, the region continues to be held back by corruption, violence, poor infrastructure and government bureaucracy. (That last category includes restrictions on imports maintained by difficult countries such as Brazil.) Cathy Roberson, lead author of the Ti report, guests on this episode to discuss the progress – or lack of it – that Latin America has seen in the development of a logistics infrastructure that can support economic growth and ensure the efficient movement of product region-wide. At the same time, the report finds significant opportunities for business and trade willing to take a chance on Latin America. Find out why, in Roberson's words, "the region's biggest enemy remains itself" – and what can be done about it. Hosted by Bob Bowman, Managing Editor of SupplyChainBrain.

Look for a new episode of the podcast, which can be downloaded or streamed, every Friday on the SupplyChainBrain website and iTunes.

Show notes:

The report by Transport Intelligence.

Stream or download podcast here

Four Crises Plaguing Latin American Logistics

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