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How Big Data/Data Analytics Will Transform Supply Chains – Part 2

How Big Data/Data Analytics Will Transform Supply Chains – Part 2

An estimated 90% of all data is either semi-structured or unstructured. This includes videos, PowerPoint presentations, company records, social media, RSS, documents, and text. However, many organizations are not utilizing this data despite the valuable insights that this data could yield. (Click here to read Part 1 of this series.) The reason … Read More

How Big Data/Data Analytics Will Transform Supply Chains – Part 1

How Big Data/Data Analytics Will Transform Supply Chains – Part 1

Blog, Global Trade, ONESOURCE December 29, 2017

Your cell phone receives a text message indicating that import declarations for critical parts required in your China factory missed today’s deadline for filing with your customs broker. The manager of logistics receives an alert that port traffic in Los Angeles may delay by 48 hours the receipt of critical raw materials prompting your logistics … Read More

What to Expect From MERCOSUR/ EU Agreement

What to Expect From MERCOSUR/ EU Agreement

Blog, Global Trade, ONESOURCE December 23, 2017

The European Union is currently in negotiations to enter a trade agreement between MERCOSUR and its founding member countries – Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay, with Venezuela acting as an observer. Among the most relevant aspects that should be taken into consideration in assessing the prognosis for Brazil in the event of a possible signing … Read More

Meaningful Changes to REPETRO SPED Could Rebuild the Oil and Gas Sector in Brazil

Meaningful Changes to REPETRO SPED Could Rebuild the Oil and Gas Sector in Brazil

Brazil has several customs programs that provide incentives to the oil and gas sectors, one of which is the Special Regime of Incentives for the Development of the Oil Industry Infrastructure, better known by its Brazilian acronym – REPETRO. REPETRO is a special customs program that was designed for the export and import of goods … Read More

Three Long-Term Trade Trends, From Leading Trade Practitioners

Three Long-Term Trade Trends, From Leading Trade Practitioners

The macro environment that underpins our third annual global trade survey, which will be released shortly, is increasingly uncertain and complex. The long-term consequences of protectionism; the fate of proposed and existing free trade agreements; and general technological developments in manufacturing are themes that are creating uncertainty. Added to these themes is the increasing regulatory … Read More