This Week in Logistics News (September 7 – 13)

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This Week in Logistics News (October 22-26, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Eight days to go until I and my Logistics Leaders for Type 1 Diabetes Cure teammates set out to cycle 100 miles in support of JDRF and its quest to create a world without T1D. Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: E2open to Acquire INTTRA.

The Top 5 Changes That Occur With AI in Logistics

Cerasis

There’s no other way to describe it: Artificial Intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing the world of logistics. In general, the predictive analytics solutions in logistics and supply chain are on the rise. billion by the end of 2021. Logistics

This Week in Logistics News (August 27-31, 2018)

Talking Logistics

I’m on borrowed time this morning, so let’s go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week, which was dominated by M&A, new startups, and investments news. Toyota invests $500 million in Uber, will partner to deliver self-driving cars by 2021 (USA Today). As an industry analyst, I have had the opportunity to see MercuryGate (a Talking Logistics sponsor) grow and evolve over the past 18 years.

Technologies are changing the Logistics Picture

Enterra Insights

According to Steve Geary, President of the Supply Chain Visions family of companies and Chief Operating Officer at ROSE Solutions, logistics is the key tool in the supply chain professional’s kit. He explains, “Sun Tzu said, ‘The line between disorder and order lies in logistics.’ With the advent of digitalization, the logistics and supply chain industry is getting a complete makeover.”[2]. Emerging Logistics Technologies and Trend.

Trends That Will Revolutionize Logistics in 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

With the advent of digitalization, the logistics and supply chain industry is getting a complete makeover. Based on our observation of the past two years, following is a look at the trends that will revolutionize the logistics industry in 2018. Elastic Logistics.

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Will Robotics Emerging Technology Improve Logistical Efficiency?

AFFLINK

paints a future where “humans have been entirely removed from the logistics business, which is now coordinated by machines and software.” In short, robots are now more apt to improve the logistical efficiency of a company’s supply chain. Will Robotics Improve Efficiency?

The Top 5 Impacts of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Logistics!

Supply Chain Game Changer

There’s no other way to describe it: Artificial Intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing the world of logistics. Here are the top five ways in which Artificial Intelligence is transforming the logistics industry as we know it: 1) Predictive Capabilities Skyrocket When AI in Logistics is Implemented. In general, the predictive analytics solutions in logistics and supply chain are on the rise. billion by the end of 2021. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Rakuten Super Logistics expands national presence into six additional US markets

EFT

By 2021, worldwide retail e-commerce sales are projected to be 4.9 Primary Event: The 10th Annual North American Supply Chain Summit Précis: Rakuten Super Logistics (RSL) announced that it will open six additional fulfilment centres in 2019, expanding its operations to a total of 18 markets Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Industrial Logistics Region: North America Article Type: Press Releases Publish as a report

The top 3PL providers for eCommerce in the USA

TradeGecko

billion by 2021, the writing is on the wall: eCommerce in the US isn’t going anywhere. Logistics eCommerce ShippingWith eCommerce sales in the United States reaching USD$360.3 billion in 2016 and projected to surpass US$603.4

Amazon by the Numbers! Time to find your place in an Amazon World! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

The infographic from Fortna in this post from Jeff Ashcroft provides a startling picture of where Amazon is at currently and how by 2021 they’re expected to handle over half of online e-commerce transactions with Walmart now only at 5% and growing! Subscribe Here! Email Address.

How will logistics chains be affected by China’s Belt and Road projects?

EFT

The electrified passenger and cargo railway, which started construction in December 2016 with the full application of Chinese management standards and technical standards, is scheduled to be completed and open to traffic in December 2021.

6 Tips for Improving Warehouse and Distribution Center Efficiency

Supply Chain Game Changer

billion industry, and it’s expected to balloon to $22 billion by the year 2021. distribution #logistics #warehouse #productivity #lean #supplychainmanagement. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Struggling with Process Ownership? Perhaps it’s a Failure to Communicate!

The logistical consequences of a soft, hard or no-deal Brexit

EFT

During the European 3PL & Supply Chain Summit he outlined the impact of Brexit on logistics and what we can do to work within a soft, hard or no-deal Brexit.

Connecting the Dots on Amazon's patents in Logistics

Techgistics

I've dug into Amazon's patent filings over the last five years and mined the patent titles for keywords related to inventory and logistics. By 2021, Cowen and Co., So, what are other large retailers and logistics companies doing in this space?

Key Guiding Principles for Getting a Better Handle on Implementing Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Supply Chain Management

Arkieva

In fact, Gartner predicts by 2021, 40% of new enterprise applications will include Artificial Intelligence Technologies, where AI and Machine Learning promise to solve a plethora of problems faced by enterprises today, from better decision making to increased efficiencies and cost savings. The role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in business activities has again emerged as a hot topic for 2017 and 2018.

What is the Best E-Commerce Order Fulfillment Service for You? Amazon FBA or 3PL?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Guest blog by Dona Dimaculangan of 3P Logistics, your end to end UK logistics provider and e-commerce specialist at [link] uk/. dollars in 2016 to just over 485 billion US dollars in 2021. Third Party Logistics (3PL / TPL). Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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Logistics: Automation and the Future of Work

Techgistics

Robots and artificial intelligence are poised to displace jobs in various industries, and the logistics industry is highly vulnerable to job loss. It is also clear that existing logistics jobs will be replaced by machines.

Bringing Augmented Reality to Supply Chain

Elementum

million headset shipments by 2021, almost double from 2016’s 10 million. by 2021 compared to US $2.1B After all, new technologies impact almost every industry, and logistics is no exception.

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Surviving the Retail Apocalypse

Enterra Insights

The staff at Material Handling & Logistics magazine report, “A new survey finds that 85% of retail and 79% of consumer products companies surveyed plan to be using intelligent automation for supply chain planning by 2021.”[3] ”[3] They add, “79% of retail and consumer products companies surveyed expect to be using intelligent automation for customer intelligence by 2021.

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Long-Haul Trucking: The First and Best Use Case for a Level 5 Self-Driving Vehicles

Techgistics

Ford is working on Level 4 self-driving taxis , planned for 2021. autonomous cars logistics last mile robots self-driving cars supply chainIn July 2016 , inspired by Elon Musk’s Master Plan, Part Deux , I laid out a concept for self-driving vehicles for long-haul trucking. I thought I would expand upon that concept in this post.

Spotlight On: Robots In Distribution Centres

Logistics Bureau

This article, written by Mal Walker , Manager at Logistics Bureau, in the March/April 2019 issue of MHD Supply Chain Solutions. Research from market intelligence firm Tractica reports that the worldwide sales of warehousing and logistics robots reached USD1.9

Bringing Augmented Reality to Supply Chain

Elementum

million by 2021, almost double from 2016’s 10 million. by 2021 compared to US $2.1B After all, new technologies impact almost every industry, and logistics is no exception.

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50 warehouse automation stats you should know

6 River Systems

Among distribution centers with three or more buildings, 28% had six or more buildings in 2016, 22% had six or more buildings in 2017, and 27% had six or more buildings in 2018, according to Logistics Management. Worldwide warehousing and logistics robot shipments are increasing.

7 Trends Propelling TMS Solutions to Center Stage

Cerasis

However, global use of the TMS is expected to have a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of seven percent between 2017 and 2021. asserts PLS Logistics. 2017 will be the year of renewed focus and interest in adopting newer transportation management systems (TMSs) to boost productivity and find the biggest cost savings among shipping transportation providers. This is the result of renewed, surging demand from consumers and greater confidence in the stability of the U.S. economy.

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Supply Chain Transformation is a Journey not a Destination

Enterra Insights

Although supply chain operations still involve procurement, manufacturing, and logistics, emerging technologies are dramatically affecting how these processes are implemented. Beadle reports, “By 2021, one in 10 warehouse workers in established economies will be replaced by autonomous mobile robots (AMRs). Gartner predicts, “By 2021, 20% of all customer service interactions will be handled by virtual customer assistants and chatbots.”

Technology and the Supply Chain: What Does the Future Hold?

Kinaxis

Big business are jumping on the bandwagon too – utilizing collaborative distribution, reverse logistics and cooperative sourcing to lower costs, improve efficiency and better optimize their supply chain. by Alexa Cheater Meet the Jetsons!

Industry 4.0 and the Long Game

Enterra Insights

4] He’s so convinced of his position, he makes three predictions about the future of AI in manufacturing: Prediction #1 : “50% of all manufacturing companies will be using AI in some form by the end of 2021. Logistics information including third-party logistics. Depending on the sports you follow, the long game could mean different things.

Transplace’s Investment in a New Center of Excellence

Transplace

This will enable us to continue to strengthen our ability to deliver comprehensive technology and logistics services to today’s supply chain. is set to begin immediately, and Transplace employees are expected to move in to the new location by early 2021.

Digital Transformation of Warehousing by Industry: What You Need to Know

Veridian Solutions

In fact, according to Digitalist Magazine , the overwhelming majority of retailers, 71 percent, will invest in IoT technologies by 2021. Thus, produce and fresh food supply chains are working to evolve operations through new technologies, especially blockchain, notes Food Logistics.

Is Hyperloop the Next Great Supply Chain Technology?

Kinaxis

The CEO of the company behind the test (Hyperloop One) estimates that the system will be transporting cargo by 2019 and passengers by 2021. But we’re interested in what Supply Chain and Logistics pros in our network have to say.

9 Trucking Regulations To Know That Are Impacting Shippers

Cerasis

Trucking regulations and Safety measures have become primary concerns for the modern shipping and logistics industry. However, actual rules of the CSA vary heavily, and parts of the logistics industry are manipulating these rules to gain an unfair competitive advantage.

Amazon to Buy 100,000 Electric Delivery Vans

Multichannel Merchant

Bezos said all 100,000 Rivian vans should be on the road by 2024, according to USA Today , with the first in service by 2021 and prototypes possibly showing up next year.

How Artificial Intelligence is Changing the Business Landscape

Enterra Insights

As we look further ahead to late-2019, 2020 and 2021, the need for AI/ML will be essential for businesses to stay competitive and will become the standard process companies will look towards to make intelligent decisions based on quantifiable data rather than traditional industry knowledge and executive instinct.”[2] AI systems can also help with inventory control, logistics movement, and numerous other retail-related activities.

E-commerce and the Digital Path to Purchase

Enterra Insights

million by 2021, making the U.S. The staff at Logistics Management notes, “E-commerce has changed the way the logistics and supply chain game is played. The world of digital commerce has introduced more risk and complexity than logistics and supply chain professionals have ever faced. 2] Staff, “ Special Digital Magazine Issue: The evolution of E-commerce ,” Logistics Management , 19 February 2019. [3]

Kroger and Ocado break ground on Ohio fulfillment centre

EFT

Our partnership with Ocado will introduce transformative ecommerce, fulfillment and logistics technology in the U.S. The Kroger Co. NYSE: KR ), America's largest grocery retailer, and Ocado (LSE: OCDO), one of the world's largest dedicated online grocery retailers, have begun construction on a new automated warehouse facility with digital and robotic capabilities. It is being constructed in Monroe, Ohio.

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Kroger and Ocado break ground on Ohio fulfillment center

EFT

Our partnership with Ocado will introduce transformative ecommerce, fulfillment and logistics technology in the U.S. The Kroger Co. NYSE: KR ), America's largest grocery retailer, and Ocado (LSE: OCDO), one of the world's largest dedicated online grocery retailers, have begun construction on a new automated warehouse facility with digital and robotic capabilities. It is being constructed in Monroe, Ohio.

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