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 […].

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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Top 10 Blog Posts of 2017 - DAT Freight Talk Blog

DAT Solutions

2-Year ELD Delay Proposed in Congress - In July, Representative Brian Babin of Texas introduced a bill that sought to delay the ELD mandate until 2019.

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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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Walmart’s Key to Unlocking its Full Online Growth Potential

Supply Chain 24/7

According to a Credit Suisse analyst, Walmart plans to hit a 40% US online growth target by 2019, and the company may have found a way to relieve its online growth concerns, as well as get it to its targets in the next two years

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.

New Five-Year Highway Bill Brings Changes to Transportation and Logistics Industry

Ryder Exchange

For the transportation and logistics industry, the long-awaited highway bill also includes funds for road and rail projects and renews the Export-Import Bank to September 2019.

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.

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.

4 unstoppable forces that WILL change your end-to-end supply chain

The 21st Century Supply Chain

What’s even more frightening is the fact the research also shows 65% of the millions of smart devices already available on the market will be hackable by 2019. by Alexa Cheater If there’s one thing you can count on in supply chain, it’s that things will change. Often.

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.

E-Commerce Disrupts Freight Seasons, Boosts Spot Market Volume

DAT Solutions

If that rate continues, total online sales will double, from just under $300 billion in 2014 to over $600 billion by 2019. The rapid growth of e-commerce has led major online retailers to re-design their supply chain models, according to Mark Montague, DAT senior pricing analyst.

Is Hyperloop the Next Great Supply Chain Technology?

The 21st Century Supply Chain

The CEO of the company behind the test (Hyperloop One) estimates that the system will be transporting cargo by 2019 and passengers by 2021. by Melissa Clow This guest post comes to us from Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting , a boutique recruitment firm specializing in Supply Chain Management.

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.

The Top 10 Logistics Blog Posts from 2017


Did you know that from as soon as 2019, new technologies could be revolutionising and improving efficiency in warehouses? As each year comes to a close, we all look back on the year that was in reflection.

Impact of Trump Pulling out of the Paris Climate Agreement on Manufacturing & Transportation


Since the enforcement date was November 4, 2016, a country cannot submit a notification of withdrawal until November 4, 2019. This means that if President Trump follows through with submitting a notification of withdrawal in 2019, actual withdrawal will not occur until the day after the 2020 election. The Paris Climate Agreement. Let those words hang for a moment.

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Sharing is Caring – and also the Future of Logistics

Inventory and Supply Chain Optimization

25, 2019, 6:42 am – the alarm is going off. Monday Feb. Much too early considering I planned on waking up at 7:00 am. A sleepy glance at the display turns what was first anger about the shortened sleeping time … Continue reading → General carsharing logistics shareconomy

2-Year ELD Delay Proposed in Congress

DAT Solutions

Truckers will have until 2019 to install electronic logging devices (ELD) if newly proposed legislation becomes law. The ELD Extension Act was submitted to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee by Rep. Brian Babin (R, Texas) who announced the bill today. "If

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This Week in Logistics News (November 13-17, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Production to begin in 2019. In case you’re wondering, I did get selected as a juror this week. I’m now 4 for 4 — four times called for jury duty, 4 times selected. The trial (a driving under the influence case) only lasted a day and we found the defendant guilty.

Volvo First Major Car Manufacturer to Go All Electric

Supply Chain 24/7

Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has announced that every Volvo it launches from 2019 will have an electric motor, marking the historic end of cars that only have an internal combustion engine (ICE) and placing electrification at the core of its future business

Sustainability in Logistics: Shippers Step up Initiatives to Combat 3 Obstacles


Near and far, logistics providers and shippers are renewing their focus on sustainability to build the manufacturing giants of tomorrow. As explained by Bob Trebilcock , sustainability in logistics initiatives are ranked as “very important” for up to 40.6 percent of supply chain organization.

How Will Self-Driving Trucks Impact the Logistics Field

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Apple has pledged to jump into the game, targeting 2019 as its shipping date for its own self-driving car. by Alexa Cheater This guest post comes to us from Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting , a boutique recruitment firm specializing in Supply Chain Management. From discussing 3D printing to workplace automation , we at Argentus are always trying to stay on top of technological developments that will impact Supply Chain and its related disciplines.

[Interactive Infographic] The Warehouse of the Future: how will it impact efficiency?


Did you know that from as soon as 2019, new technologies could be revolutionising and improving efficiency in warehouses? Editor's Note: We, at Cerasis, love finding cool new content in our industry. So when Tim Young and Vero Solutions came out with this awesome interactive infographic, we really wanted to share it with our readers. . The Warehouse of the Future: how will it impact efficiency?

How VR, 3D Printing & Predictive Analytics in the IOT are Currently Powering the Manufacturing Industry


Additive manufacturing is expected to climb more than $20 billion by 2019. Technology advancements were among the most exciting topics to watch through 2016. Newer technologies have created entirely new methodologies for improving manufacturing, and the outlook is brighter than ever. Like any modern business, you can learn great things by looking back at what did and did not come to fruition.

Making the Most of Truckload, LTL, and Intermodal Strategies in 2018


The intermodal industry is forecasted to grow 6-9% over 2018 and 2019. Making the Most of Truckload, LTL, and Intermodal Strategies in 2018 | Transportfolio. Supply chains are not limited by a specific mode or service.

Postal Hub Podcast- Electric Trucking


The Tesla Semi will be available in 2019. The US contract logistics company will use the trucks for shuttle deliveries and same-day customer deliveries. The trucks will also be tested for mileage efficiency on longer runs from major markets to other DHL operations across the country. .

3 Logistics Technology Trends in 2016: Automation Leads the Way


In early 2015, Apple announced plans to ship its first, albeit far from ready today, self-driving car in 2019. Innovations in technology are changing how the world does business, and technology is dramatically changing how entities in the logistics industry function in nearly every aspect.

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8 Truckload Market Trends for 2018


But there are several trends presenting themselves that will help us redefine what “normal” means for truckload in 2018 and 2019. What is normal for the truckload industry?

U.S. Retail Sales Outpace Forecast, Bringing Glad Tidings for Holiday 2017

Supply Chain Nation

Initially the service will be exclusively for grocery, household essentials and electronics, but Target hopes to include all product groups by the end of 2019. Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. This week: U.S.

Pierce – the leading e-tailer for motocross, motorcycles and snowmobiles is partnering with RELEX

RELEX Solutions

Its growth plan is ambitious, having turned over around EUR35M in 2015, founders Stefan Rönn and Daniel Petersen are looking to top EUR100M annual sales in 2019. Read PDF.

Procurement, Industry 4.0, Cybersecurity, Robotics and Automation: The Image of Manufacturing is Evolving.


As a result, more companies have invested in high-performance computing capabilities, generating a possible market size of $31 billion by 2019, reports New Electronics. What makes or breaks a new technology in manufacturing? The answer lies in how employees respond to the technology, how it benefits overall production value and if it can be leveraged directly to protect the business and consumers simultaneously.

Experts Reveal Top Transportation Trends to Watch

Supply Chain Opz

Motor carrier fleets have until 2017 to install ELDs and fleets already using electronic logging technology have until late 2019 to ensure new specifications are incorporated into their existing solutions. In this article, leading experts from various sectors in transportation industry will discuss transportation trends you should take a closer look.

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