Executive Briefings

Technology Takes The Road to Rio

As Latin America's economies stabilize, the region is becoming a competitive exporter. Consumer demand is rising, and that has drawn retailers and manufacturers from North America, Europe, and Asia to its fast-growing cities and industrial centers. Multinationals like Wal-Mart, Coca-Cola, and Sony have forced competition on these markets. They've also brought along some high expectations: They want the same data quality and supply chain visibility they enjoy in more developed parts of the world. All of these factors make for an upbeat forecast for supply chain technology south of the border, though vendors will still find there are hurdles to clear. Click here for more.

As Latin America's economies stabilize, the region is becoming a competitive exporter. Consumer demand is rising, and that has drawn retailers and manufacturers from North America, Europe, and Asia to its fast-growing cities and industrial centers. Multinationals like Wal-Mart, Coca-Cola, and Sony have forced competition on these markets. They've also brought along some high expectations: They want the same data quality and supply chain visibility they enjoy in more developed parts of the world. All of these factors make for an upbeat forecast for supply chain technology south of the border, though vendors will still find there are hurdles to clear. Click here for more.