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Logistics Viewpoints: “Mexico – The Land of Sunshine, Tequila, and.…Automated Warehouses?”

November 27, 2016

Mexico – The Land of Sunshine, Tequila, and.…Automated Warehouses?

I am currently in the final stage of updating ARC’s Warehouse Automation & Control (WAC) Global Market Research Study. I have expanded the number of segments analyzed and made a few other changes to the scope and the content since the 2014 study. One of the changes reflected in the content of this study is a downgrade in ARC’s warehouse automation growth expectations for the Latin America region. Since 2014, commodities prices have plummeted and many Latin American countries reliant on oil and other commodity exports have experienced substantial economic downturns leading to devaluations of their currencies. This macroeconomic downturn appears to have restrained investment in warehouse automation by companies in the region.

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