Brazil has been going through some positive changes during Lula's presidency. It has profited from higher commodity prices, creating a huge balance of trade surplus. The engine that drives this export growth is Logistics. One of the most important components of this logistics engine is Brazil's freight sector.
Brazil's logistics market is highly atomized, and ripe for deregulation, and consolidation. Some European companies have already begun to move in by acquiring, and consolidating several existing companies. Other US companies have left the market, only to allow their local executives to create consolidated packages of several different companies, covering strategic territories.
As Brazil's Economy is pulled out of the recession by its exports, and it s growing internal industrial engine, its logistics sector grows in importance. As this sector grows in importance, its inefficiencies become more glaring. Inefficiencies that create great opportunities for both external and internal players in the global industry.
This report summarizes the critical data on this sector, and predicts its short term future direction.
The Brazilian Freight Sector report describes in detail the following topics:
• Territorial extent, alliances and strategies of FedEx, UPS, DHL, TNT, and FedEx
• Market size and value of the Domestic transportation market size and value
• Costs per unit of international and domestic operations
• Structure and maturity of Domestic market
• Structure of Brazilian Freight market
• Brazilian industrial distribution
• Road transportation network
• Profile of top companies
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