How to Decrease Freight Logistics Costs in Brazil

The purpose of this report is to provide recommendations to the Brazilian government, private sector and non-governmental organizations for the preparation of a freight logistics policy agenda that prioritizes investment projects and improvements in supply chain procedures with the highest potential to achieve cost-efficiency gains for Brazil. Specific objectives are: (i) to understand how the country’s logistics system functions and identify its main problems; (ii) to understand Brazil’s state of preparedness in the context of international best practice in logistics; (iii) to analyze information from users of the logistics system regarding their perception of problems and proposed solutions, and (iv) based on these analyses and on international best practices, to offer recommendations on how to improve Brazil’s logistics system.


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Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Bibliography; Figures; Maps; Tables;
  • Pagination: 176p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01497089
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: TP – 39
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 17 2013 11:08AM