Boletín de Ciencias de la Tierra
Print version ISSN 0120-3630
This literature review seeks to identify the use of supply chain models in the mining sector of Colombia and South America as a means to increase productivity through the studies review, articles, books and journals. This review is about general aspects of mining in South America and Colombia and the description of the concepts of supply chain management, including review of their applications in Peru, Chile and Colombia. From this review it was noted that the concept of supply chain is being promoted and implemented in Peru and Chile, which has enabled them to increase their productivity and competitiveness. In the case of Colombia, was not identified to be implemented integral form, which becomes an opportunity to promote this line of work to increase productivity and mining resource use.
Keywords : Mining; Colombia; South America; Supply Chain; Productivity; Resources use.