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Latin America and distribution systems

Navigating the Latin American distribution systems is equally complex. The retail market is estimated to reach $1 trillion by 2010 and the channel structure is changing constantly on the way. Currently, the informal economy remains the most important channel for … Continue reading

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Infrastructure and delivery systems

The informal market does not lend itself to a one size fits all distribution system. On the one hand, we have the issues raised by crowded urban environments and, on the other, the issue of access to highly dispersed and … Continue reading

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Logistics as a competitive advantage for an industry

The Japanese market imports a high percentage of textiles. Consider the competition between competition for Japanese markets of the textile industries of Malaysia and Vietnam. Vietnam had a distinct cost advantage over Malaysia at the production stage but this was lost when logistics … Continue reading

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FMCG distribution in Peru

In Peru, with over 250,000 mom and pop stores to cover, Coca Cola partners their bottling partner, the Lindley Group. Recently, a local discount competitor was cutting price dramatically and this put Coca Colas costs under close scrutiny. The Lindley … Continue reading

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