Measuring Up?

Supply Chain Shaman

The average manufacturing company’s supply chain organization is 15 years old. Each year at Supply Chain Insights , we study the progress of public companies in manufacturing, retail and distribution sectors. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030.

How Can We Heal the Global Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Shaman

The traditional manufacturing job defined the middle class. Each time, I turn on the channel, manufacturing jobs frame the global debate. Ironically, as global manufacturing jobs decrease, there is a need for talent for the global supply chain. Supply Chain 2030.

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Big Tech and Auto Battle for the World’s Cobalt Resources

Elementum

In 2006, lithium-ion batteries consumed only 20% of the global cobalt supply. Cobalt demand will exceed supply by 42% in 2025 and 170% in 2030. Questions about how the auto-manufacturing giant would meet production goals arose soon after. Ten years later, that number has more than doubled. It’s expected that market demand for the metal will increase to more than 120,000 tonnes per year by 2020 — 60% of which will account for battery production alone.

Big Tech and Auto Battle for the World’s Cobalt Resources

Elementum

In 2006, lithium-ion batteries consumed only 20% of the global cobalt supply. Cobalt demand will exceed supply by 42% in 2025 and 170% in 2030. Questions about how the auto-manufacturing giant would meet production goals arose soon after.

A vision for a transparent global Rare Earth Element system using blockchain technology

Provenance

The clean energy technology sector achieved considerable growth with China’s low REE prices and advances in manufacturing technology , growth that some associated with low environmental and social sustainability standards. These credits can then be purchased directly by manufacturers.