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Clare Gill
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The note below may be of interest to people on this list
Regards, Tauheed Ahmed
 
Date:         Fri, 30 Jun 1995 09:53:42 -0600
Reply-To: Technology and Employment Conference
Sender: Technology and Employment Conference
From: Kate Williams
Subject:      "Developing Nations Shrink PC Gap" in WSJ
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To: Multiple recipients of list JOB-TECH
 
Interesting page one Wall Street Journal article yesterday "Developing
Nations Shrink PC Gap" -- profiles latin america especially. How the gap is
widening between rich and poor as a result and companies are more able to
compete or outcompete G7 companies with less and cheaper labor and higher
tech.
 
speaking of a grocery wholesaler in central brazil:
 
        "Guarato was unable to afford one PC, let alone the huge cost of a
mainframe, and any expansion was restrained by the high cost of capital --
12 to 14% interest per month. Until July 1994, for example, Guarato trucks
drove the same long routes whether they had orders to fill or not. The
company wanted a computer based system, but couldn't afford the $25,000 or
so it took for one machine.
        "Now, as horses pull carts past the company's warehouse and road
crews outside work with picks and shovels, Guarato dispatches trucks with a
new $3,000 PC running the same sophisticated routing software used by many
large U.S. distributors. The PC, bought without any financing, maps routes
based only on orders, and even warns drivers of danger spots and delays.
        "As a result, the company has delivered 30% more goods with a fleet
that has shrunk by 35%. ... 'Things are totally easier for people,' says
logistics manager Mauro Santana Cunha."
 
kw