The Retail Revolution and the Influence of the Supply Chain

| April 2, 2018

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Is your supply chain agile enough to satisfy consumer demand for more shopping choices? Building a supply chain to deliver a positive omnichannel experience across multiple platforms – brick-and-mortar, e-commerce and m-commerce – can be a daunting challenge. Retailers who understand what today’s shoppers are seeking can take a proactive approach to this digital transformation and greatly increase their chances for success.

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Hipercon Teminais de Cargas Ltda

The year of 1982 sealed the beginning operations of Hipercon Terminais de Cargas in the international commerce area.Since then, the company is recognized by the excellency of its services and by the high grade satisfaction of over two thousand clients.Operating jointly with the largest and most complex Brazilian Port, Hipercon is repected not only by the quality of the rendered services, but also by the time flexibility, prompt attendance, agility in operations, capacity of transportation and warehousing, and mainly, competitiveness in costs.

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