CfP: 2019 CSCMP European Research Seminar

SCM Research

The 14 th CSCMP European Research Seminar will be held in Warsaw on May 16 th and 17 th , 2019. Please find the call for papers on the webpage of the 2019 CSCMP European Research Seminar. Research SCM Conference Supply Chain Management

Airbus Commits to Increased A320 Production Cadence Rate by 2019

Supply Chain Matters

In late May, Supply Chain Matters noted that commercial aircraft producer Airbus, in response to increased orders, was actively evaluating a further ramping-up of its A320 family production volume cadence. In February, the stated plan called for increasing monthly production from the current 42 to 50 aircraft per month by early 2017. However, evaluation was […].

The 4th Annual Dynamic Distribution Disruption – Retail USA 2019


Channels: Supply Chain Freight eCommerce/Retail CSCO Focus Logistics 3PL Event Date: Tue, 2019-05-07 to Wed, 2019-05-08 Event URL: [link] Event Location: New York Number of attendees: 500 Programme URL: Brochure URL: Speakers URL: Purchase Recording URL: Event Organiser: Priyanka Asera & Emma Banymandhub Event Organiser E-mail: Précis: D3 USA is the innovation hub for 400+ senior supply chain execs from major retailers, brands, CPG and service provider companies.

eft's 2018 & 2019 Event and Content Calendar


Channels: Supply Chain Event Date: Mon, 2018-01-01 to Tue, 2019-12-31 Event URL: [link] Number of attendees: 0 Event Organiser: eft Event Organiser E-mail: Précis: Here is a complete calendar of all of eft's 2018 events and content released throughout the year. Entire Month Duration: No

Supply Chain News on MAPI Projects US will Finally Surpass Peak 2007 Manufacturing Output in 2019

Supply Chain Digest

MAPI Nearly Doubles its Forecast of Manufacturing Growth through 2021, with Even the Apparel Sector Seeing Some Goods News

IoT heading for mass adoption by 2019 driven by better-than-expected business results

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

A new global study 'The Internet of Things: Today and Tomorrow' published by Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, reveals that IoT will soon be widespread as 85% of businesses plan to implement IoT by 2019, driven by a need for innovation and business efficiency

CfP: Participating in the Wider Debate on Resilience

SCM Research

Submissions are due: June 1 st , 2019. The Journal of Business Logistics has a call for papers for a Special Topic Forum on Participating in the Wider Debate on Resilience (PDF). The editors for this JBL Special Topic Forum are Andreas Wieland (Copenhagen Business School) & Christian F. Durach (ESCP Europe Business School). Research Article Journal Resilience Supply Chain Management

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Supply Chain Graphic of the Wee on US Manufacturing Growth Finally Accelerating

Supply Chain Digest

MAPI Says US will at last Reach Peak 2007 Levels in 2019

CSCMP & NASSTRAC Announce Strategic Partnership

Material Handling & Logistics

NASSTRAC will integrate their annual conference with the CSCMP EDGE Conference in the Fall of 2019. NASSTRAC will integrate their annual conference with the CSCMP EDGE Conference in the Fall of 2019. The 2019 conference will be held September 15-18 of 2019 in Anaheim, CA.

Smart Cities Begin with Connectivity

Enterra Insights

bn technology products and services by 2019,” reports … Continued. “Federal and local governments around the world are expected to spend $475.5 The post Smart Cities Begin with Connectivity appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

From Vine to Glass: Wine Supply Chain

Supply Chain Link

Americans now consume the most wine in the world and consumption is forecasted to increase by 2 percent between 2015 and 2019 1. From California to New Jersey, North America produces some of the best wines in the world with popularity increasing year-over-year.

Economic outlook: For supply chain execs, it’s all about trade wars and data crunching


The overarching message for 2019? This is the kind of year where everything you previously knew to be true about tariffs, international relations and emerging economies…well, you can put it in the circular file. That’s especially true when it comes to supply chain executives and the likely difficult role they find themselves in over the next few months. So, what are the trends and predictions to watch?

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Don’t risk falling behind: 3 things you can do to start mastering analytics


Gartner predicts that the analytics output of business users with self-service capabilities will surpass that of professional data scientists by 2019. In today’s business environment, you can’t remain competitive without mastering analytics.

Celebrating and Encouraging Women in Supply Chain

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Nominations for the 2019 STEP Ahead Award open August 1, 2018, so make sure to nominate yourself or someone you know who should be recognized for work furthering manufacturing and supply chain. by Mike McAllister By APICS CEO Abe Eshkenazi, CSCP, CPA, CAE.

End of Year Decisions for Shippers

Logistics Trends and Insights

If that was not enough, the Chinese New Year is February 5, 2019 which means Chinese manufacturing shuts down for a few weeks. Even with a new round of tariffs going into effect on September 24, U.S.-bound

This Week in Logistics News (September 3-7, 2018)

Talking Logistics

I’ll put it on my “Ideas for 2019” list. Descartes Reports Fiscal 2019 Second Quarter Financial Results. I joined Snapchat this week. Not because I really wanted to, but because it’s the only way I can communicate with my daughter in college.

U.S. Tariffs on Chinese Goods: Understanding the Updates

Talking Logistics

and will increase to 25% starting January 1, 2019. It can be a confusing time for the international shipping community due to the U.S. government’s implementation of new tariffs on Chinese goods entering America. As these rounds of regulations have unfolded over the last few months, shippers have been left trying to understand what products have been included in the first two waves of tariffed goods and what these changes mean for their supply chains.

It’s the era of Industry 4.0. Are you on board?


Estimates are suggesting continuous increases by an average of 30% between 2016 and 2019 to more than 400,000 units in 2019. Uncertainties swirling around the global markets necessitate going beyond spreadsheets into the realm of advanced scenario modeling.

APICS Rebrands as the Association for Supply Chain Management

Material Handling & Logistics

More information about ASCM will be rolled out over the coming months, with the full launch expected in early 2019. The Association for Supply Chain Management will offer the first comprehensive corporate designation that enables companies to assess their supply chains in key areas.

Doha Metro gold line consortium secures $1bn funding

Logistics Middle East

The Doha Metro is expected to be up and running in 2019

Minister: 'No delay to $53bn Saudi transport plan'

Logistics Middle East

Among the biggest projects is a $22.5bn plan to build a metro system in Riyadh, to be completed in 2019

This Week in Logistics News (September 24-28, 2018)

Talking Logistics

As reported by Bloomberg this week, “starting in September 2019, Walmart and its Sam’s Club division will require suppliers of fresh, leafy greens to implement real-time, end-to-end traceability of products back to the farm using a digital ledger developed by [IBM].

Supply Chain Artificial Intelligence Offers Wisdom to Supply Chain Management


However, the value of content analytics, discovery, and cognitive systems software is expected to grow $5 billion before 2019. If you compare these predictions, the estimated values indicate a sudden growth of 500 percent from 2019 to 2025 will probably occur.

Editor’s Pick: 8 Truckload Market Trends for 2018

Talking Logistics

But there are several trends presenting themselves that will help us redefine what “normal” means for truckload in 2018 and 2019. Note: Today’s post is part of our “ Editor’s Pick ” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. In this post, Steve Raetz, Director of Research and Market Intelligence at C.H.

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Today’s Freight Capacity Crisis: Where Do We Go from Here?

Talking Logistics

Looking forward, most experts and analysts seem to agree that the capacity crunch isn’t permanent, but it’s likely to continue through 2018 and well into 2019.

Blockchain in Logistics: When Will Blockchain Be Commonplace in the Logistics Industry?


Until we launch our one-of-a-kind platform in Q1 2019, we cordially invite you to sign up for “updates” online. Blockchain and logistics have been a major talking point for supply chain leaders since the creation of Bitcoin.

Unique Group bullish on subsea and offshore sectors

Logistics Middle East

Unique Group CEO says company will double subsea and offshore operations by 2019 through investment and acquisitions

Let's Get Digital: Supply Chains Are Going to Get Smarter in 2018

Supply Chain Nation

By 2019, 50% of manufacturers will be collaborating directly with customers and consumers regarding new and improved product designs through cloud-based crowdsourcing, virtual reality, and product virtualization, realizing up to a 25% improvement in product success rates.

Elementum Reports: The Most Transformative Supply Chain Technologies of the Year (So Far)


The global autonomous truck market is forecast to have fast growth through 2019 due to the enduring labor shortage faced by the transport industry. As we move towards 2019, the greatest challenge — and opportunity — facing companies won’t be how quickly they can adopt the hottest new technology. At the start of 2018, we predicted the trends and technologies that would have the greatest impact on the global supply chain.

DHL breaks ground on new Austrian logistics centre


Completion of the new DHL Campus Vienna Airport is scheduled for the first quarter of 2019.

Maersk’s Transformation Embraces Digital Forwarding

Logistics Trends and Insights

Maersk’s September 3 announcement of moving Twill, Damco’s digital freight forwarding service, under the Maersk umbrella as a ‘Maersk Innovation’ effective immediately and combined with Damco’s supply chain services moving to the Maersk folds on January 1, 2019 seems to have left Damco’s freight forwarding services hanging. Traditional Forwarder – 0. Digital Forwarder – 1.

The Ongoing Impact of E-Commerce on the Supply Chain

The 21st Century Supply Chain

By the end of 2019, enterprise-wide improvements in resiliency and visibility will have rendered short-term forecasting moot for 50 percent of all consumer products manufacturers and 25 percent of all others.

3 Compelling Reasons to Start Using Prescriptive Analytics


billion in value by 2019. If you’ve read up on the latest topics in the field of data analysis, then you’ve probably encountered the term Prescriptive Analytics. Prescriptive Analytics is a type of Advanced Analytics that results in a recommended action.

The top 25 supply chains and Survivor

The 21st Century Supply Chain

In 2019, it’s likely both Unilever and McDonald’s will also be voted off the island and move into the Masters category, as well. by CJ Wehlage A few years ago, Kevin O’Marah said Gartner’s Top 25 Supply Chains was getting increasingly boring. Apple and P&G were annually #1 and #2.

How the ELD Mandate & Other Regulations Will Impact the Capacity Crunch


Truckers with existing ELDs from the pre-ELD mandate period will be automatically grandfathered into the existing list of ELDs at the end of 2019. Within one month, the electronic logging device mandate will take effect. While shippers have known about the mandate for two years, truckers, shippers and carriers are still concerned about how it will impact capacity.