Forget the Supply Chain of 2020. Here are 3 Things That Supply Chains Need Today.


While it is nice to envision supply chains in 2020 or 2030 the truth is; for many manufacturing businesses, discussions about future supply chain innovations, often leads to a “yeah.right,” smirk by supply chain executives – this with good reason.

What Supply Chain Efficiency Will Mean in 2020

PLS Logistics

Supply chain efficiency is top of mind for companies in all sectors – efficiency means reduced costs and increased output.

A Walk on the Beach? A Run for Supply Chain 2020?

Supply Chain Shaman

It might even propel your organization to win the race for Supply Chain 2020. So, how do we Run the Race for Supply Chain 2020? Just as the Strandbeest walks the beach, organizations need alignment to run the Race for Supply Chain 2020. I like art, and love unusual sculpture.

Mindmap for the Supply Chain Director 2020

Supply Chain Movement

Supply Chain Media and BLMC Recruitment & Interim Management have therefore developed this mindmap for the Supply Chain Director 2020 outlining the route, with road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please Mindmap Supply Chain Director 2020.

RELEX Solutions’ EU Horizon 2020 project supports continued innovation

RELEX Solutions

RELEX Solutions, provider of unified retail planning solutions, has taken part in The European Commission’s research and innovation programme Horizon 2020 in which it was granted a €1.4 This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 726825. The post RELEX Solutions’ EU Horizon 2020 project supports continued innovation appeared first on RELEX Solutions. Read PDF.

My Vision for Supply Chain 2020? Deep Integration!


The question was how I imagine the Supply Chain in 2020. This will ensure we keep moving to the next level as we’re marching to 2020. The post My Vision for Supply Chain 2020? Note: the full interview between Lora and Bram is available on Supply Chain Insights podcast.

IKEA Group commits to zero emissions targets for home delivery in five major cities by 2020


By 2020 all our home deliveries in central Amsterdam, Los Angeles, New York, Paris and Shanghai will be by EV or other zero emission solutions," says Jesper Brodin, CEO, IKEA Group (Ingka Holding B.V. IKEA Group targets include: Zero emission home deliveries, targeting five prioritized inner cities (Amsterdam, Los Angeles, New York, Paris and Shanghai) by 2020. Aim for 100% of home deliveries by electric vehicles (EV) or other zero-emission solutions by 2025 (aim of 25% by 2020).

By 2020 We Should All Be Booking Loads in the Future

Quantified Freight

The post By 2020 We Should All Be Booking Loads in the Future appeared first on Quantified Freight Have you seen the movie Looper? It stars Bruce “Won’t Retire” Willis, that Angels in the Outfield kid, and Emily Blunt.

Logistics in 2020: The Future of Air & Sea Freight

BluJay Solutions

In a recent white paper , Kewill has looked at the issues facing the global supply chain , especially logistics services providers and freight forwarders , and how it may look in 2020, including the future picture for air and sea freight. Download Kewill’s white paper Logistics in 2020: The Future is Closer than you Think to read Kewill’s analysis of the key current and future issues affecting the global logistics industry, and predictions for key future trends.

Supply Chain Future: Anticipating the unknown

Supply Chain Movement

In the USA, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) launched the Supply Chain 2020 project back in 2004. In the Netherlands, the government initiative ‘Top Team Logistics’ has issued advice aimed at helping the Dutch logistics sector to regain its position of excellence by 2020.

Top 12 Dubai Expo 2020 projects

Logistics Middle East

Work has commenced on various major tourist and leisure attractions, scheduled to be completed before Expo 2020. Check out our list of the top 12 projects


Global Supply Chain News on Swedish Chemicals Company Yara Plans to have Autonomous Container Ship Running by 2020

Supply Chain Digest

Ship will Also be Battery Powered, Take 40,000 Truck Deliveries off the Road

Daimler Demonstration of the Driverless Truck

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Execution Transportation and Logistics blogs- independent analysis and opinion on supply chains Daimler driverless truck Mercedes Benz Future Truck 2020 Supply chain Matters blog supply_chain_matters Today’s logistics and transportation headlines frequently highlight the ongoing challenges for recruitment and retention of truck drivers. The perception of low pay, long hours and a constrained career path continue to inhibit the recruitment of added drivers.

Global Supply Chain News on Rolls Royce Says Crewless, Remote Controlled Cargo and Container Ships will be Sailing by 2020

Supply Chain Digest

Technology Moving Rapidly Ahead, though there are Concerns about Hacking

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Dubai to be world's 7th leading maritime hub by 2020

Logistics Middle East

Dubai is also named among top five in ports and logistics, and top ten in terms of competitiveness and attractiveness

UAE facing 'fierce war for talent' ahead of Expo 2020

Logistics Middle East

Expo 2020 to create more than 277,000 job opportunities in the UAE

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UAE aviation sector to contribute $53bn to GDP by 2020

Logistics Middle East

Growth will require at least 55,000 more pilots & 62,000 technicians

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Visa & tax incentives to entice Expo 2020 exhibitors

Logistics Middle East

Fast-track immigration lanes & streamlined logistics systems will facilitate processes with greater ease

DWC says it will be 'a futuristic city' by 2020

Logistics Middle East

DWC, built around Al Maktoum International, integrates global trade, business, logistics and aviation

Dubai eyes use of driverless cars at Expo 2020

Logistics Middle East

Mattar Al Tayer, chairman and executive director of the RTA, said the project will be carried out in 2015 as part of the UAE''s year of innovation initiative

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Aviation to drive nearly 40% of Dubai's economy by 2020

Logistics Middle East

New report affirms sector as major driver of economic development

Expo 2020 tenders will be floated in Q1 2015

Logistics Middle East

New roads and metro expansion among work open to bids


Plans approved to link Expo 2020 site & Dubai Metro

Logistics Middle East

The project is part of the RTA''s plan for roads and transport projects to serve the Expo event

Expo 2020 & DP World launch industry themed workshops

Logistics Middle East

Maritime & logistics industry leaders explore opportunities

Global Supply Chain News on As Order Book Shifts, Drewry Estimates New Container Ship Deliveries will be Below Demand Growth in 2018

Supply Chain Digest

ULCVs will comprise almost 40 Percent of Total TEU Deliveries in 2018 and Nearly 70 Percent by 2020

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Looks Like a Multi Modal Data Collection Future in the DC

Supply Chain Digest

In a Change, Most DCs will be Using Both Bar Code Scanning and Voice by 2020, New Zebra Research Finds

The supply chain implications of rising healthcare costs…

The Network Effect

per cent by 2020. In China healthcare spending might almost triple between 2010 and 2020 to USD 1 trillion per year by 2020 (Bloomberg 2012). The pressure to contain or drive down health system costs continues to be of big focus.

IoT in Supply Chain: Is the Hype Real?

River Logic

million new devices will be connected every day in 2016, and the world will have over 20 billion connected devices by 2020! I think we all know the answer to this one.YES, the hype is real.

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on US Traffic Congestion Rising Again, Impacting Commuters and Freight Movement

Supply Chain Digest

Congestion Back to PreRecession Levels, and Hours Spent in Traffic Expected to Rise 20 Percent in 2020 versus 2014 Conditions

IoT Technology: The Road of Businesses to Success


billion Internet-connected devices will be used by 2020 and over half of new businesses will be incorporating some element of the IoT technology. The Internet of Things is predicted to become the driver of productivity for the next decade. According to Gartner, 20.8

Green Supply Chain News on Nike Promises Revolution in its Approach to Manufacturing

Supply Chain Digest

2016 Sustainability Report Sets New Goals for 2020, as It Seeks to Work with Fewer, More Sustainable Contract Manufacturers

Global Supply Chain News on China Orders Lower Domestic Logistics Costs

Supply Chain Digest

Six Year Plan Hope to Cut Logistics Costs as a Percent of GDP to Still High 16 Percent by 2020

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Auto Manufacturers Struggle with Mexican Supply Chains


By 2020, the nation could be responsible for one in four vehicles built on the continent. Mexico plays an important role in the North American auto industry.

Internet of Things Will Deliver $1.9 Trillion Boost to Supply Chain & Logistics Operations


The Trend Report estimates that there will be 50 billion devices connected to the Internet by 2020 compared to 15 billion today. Today DHL and Cisco published a paper ( linked here ) indicating the Internet of Things will deliver $1.9 Trillion Boost to Supply Chain & Logistics Operations. The areas benefiting the most will be in warehousing, and freight transportation

Without the Internet of Things there is no Industry 4.0

Enterra Insights

“By 2020,” Bob Violino (@BobViolino) reports, “more than half of major new business processes and systems will incorporate some element … Continued.