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

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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

4 Reasons Your Supply Chain is On The Verge of Extinction


That number is expected to grow to 548 billion dollars by 2019 The top 500 e-retailers generated 296.52-billion U.S. dollars in online shopping sales.

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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 […].

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.

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

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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.

Volvo First Major Car Manufacturer to Go All Electric

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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

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.

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

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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.

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.

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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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

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.

The top 25 supply chains and Survivor

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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.

2-Year ELD Delay Proposed in Congress

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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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Experts Reveal Top Transportation Trends to Watch

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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.

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

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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.

The Expanding Use of E-Commerce for Manufacturing Companies


In fact, e-commerce platforms are expected to grow to more than $2 billion by 2019, at a compound annual growth rate of approximately 12 percent , asserts Peter Sheldon and Michael Yamnitsky of Forrester Research.

6 Things to Consider as You Plan Your 2016 Budget

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ports will compete for customers, especially in 2018 and 2019 when the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) and International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) contracts will be renegotiated. The start of a new year means budget planning is likely back on your agenda. You probably have questions about what the 2016-2017 ocean contract season will bring. Let’s look at six key topics to watch in the coming year that could impact your budget planning now. Consolidations.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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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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.

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.

[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?

Upheaval in Retail Changes the Scene for Suppliers


Furthermore, Target has started developing flexible format stores to penetrate into urban areas; the company aims to open 30 more small format stores in fiscal 2017 alone and around 40 stores a year by fiscal 2019. Following Amazon’s announcement of buying Whole Foods, Amazon’s stock rose 3% while Whole Foods shares skyrocketed 28%.

TMS Software Eases the Pain of Zero-Based Budgeting

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Even Coca-Cola has embraced zero-cost budgeting as part of its plan to cut $3 billion in costs by 2019. __. The recently completed private equity-driven acquisition of Kraft Foods Group by HJ Heinz Co.

The 4 Big Manufacturing Technology Trends to Rule the Land in 2016


By 2019, the global product and service market for the IoT is expected to reach $5.649 billion, which amounts to a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 19.6 billion by 2019.

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Free Shipping is Costing More (As Small Packages Flood Delivery Networks)

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The surge shows no sign of abating as volumes rose 3 percent in early 2017, and forecasters predict parcel shipping revenues will climb to $93 billion by 2019 from $78 billion in 2015.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

Although the ship will be manned initially, remote operation is planned for 2019, and if all goes well, fully autonomous operation could begin by 2020. Our salute to the best advancements in supply chain technology, processes and labor management from 2017.

7 Supply Chain Technology Trends Set to Disrupt Supply Chains in 2017 and Beyond


By 2019, 75% of large manufacturers will update their operations and operating models with Internet of Things (IoT) and analytics-based situational awareness to mitigate risk and speed up time to market.

State of Logistics Outsourcing: Plenty of Room for Growth as Shipper Dissatisfaction & Technology Expectations Increase


From 2016 until 2019, the growth rate is projected to average 2.5% The 3PL industry is currently at a juncture where stakeholders are being forced to reconsider the way they do business. The year on year increase in customer dissatisfaction of logistics outsourcing has pushed many players into a defensive corner. But the picture is not all that bad.

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.

From Model X to Project Titan: A Closer Look at the New Auto Manufacturing


It is forecasted that "Titan" will be officially released in 2019, with heavy influence from the BMW i3 electric car. It’s been a long road, but electric vehicles are quickly becoming the future of the auto industry. We take a look at how new vehicles are changing the manufacturing game.

How Natural Gas and Plastics Impact the Truckload Spot Market

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In the period of 2015 to 2019, an estimated 560 new plants will enter the market, with many eyeing the export marketplace. Polyethylene production is expected to increase 45% nationally by 2019.

What Your Global Forwarder Must Know about Importing to China


trillion (USD), making it the world’s second largest economy; GDP is expected to reach $15 trillion (USD) by 2019. While the stock market in China has been volatile lately, the Chinese middle class continues to grow and buy.

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.

6 Things to Consider as You Plan Your 2016 Budget


ports will compete for customers, especially in 2018 and 2019 when the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) and International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) contracts will be renegotiated. The start of a new year means budget planning is likely back on your agenda.

What Tesla's Recent Announcement Means for the Future of Manufacturing


billion by 2019. Tesla’s decision to provide batteries to consumers signals a huge shift in sustainable energy usage. Climate change, uncertain prices, and wavering supply: all bad things associated with traditional energy sources.

3 Factors Affecting Growth of Automated Material Handling


billion by 2019—up from $4.8 Automated material handling systems reduce—and sometimes eliminate—the need for human intervention in industrial tasks. Plain and simple. When “touches”—human intervention—are reduced, costs are significantly impacted. These costs are often hidden, but once removed drop directly to bottom line profitability.