Renato Ferreira / Author
ENTREPRENEUR, VISIONARY, EXECUTIVE AND WRITER Experience over 18 years in Supply Chain, Logistics, import, export and international marketing. He had lived in several countries such as: Brazil, USA, Hong Kong and Uruguay. Immigrate to the USA in 1983 and become North American citizen in 1989; With the opening of the Brazilian market to automotive imports, he opened a corporation specialized in supply chain and Trade Finance though an integrated network of companies associates. He founded Lobraus in the USA (1989) and branches in: Brazil; Hong Kong; Madrid; Frankfurt; Mexico and Uruguay. He developed a software exclusive for operations system for trading and management of inventory with information in real time, via the internet. The system makes information available in real time at all stages of the logistic cycle, bring together clients and information’s about their foreign trade transactions, from the operations phase up to the final delivery. He also created the “End-to-End”. A concept that in order to provide Trade Finance, Lobraus acquires the merchandise, transport it, pay all relevant duties, taxes and delivers the goods at the final destination, invoicing in that country’s local currency. In 2006, taking the advantages of the free port and simple laws of Uruguay, he concentrated all Lobraus operations in Montevideo, Uruguay and created the Montevideo HUB Alliance (www.mvdhub.net) transforming the Port of Montevideo in a HUB for all South América and Uruguay as a Natural Gateway to the Mercosur.