The Top 5 Changes That Occur With AI in Logistics


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 (October 22-26, 2018)

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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.

Most Important E-Commerce Logistics Trends To Watch


Because global e-commerce retail sales are expected to exceed 6 trillion dollars by 2021 every business wants to be a leader in their own niches. How Surface Mode Shippers Can Compete in E-Commerce Logistics. E-Commerce Logistics Trends

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

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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.

Will Robotics Emerging Technology Improve Logistical Efficiency?


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?

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

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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

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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.

The top 3PL providers for eCommerce in the USA


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)

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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.

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


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.

6 Tips for Improving Warehouse and Distribution Center Efficiency

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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


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.

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

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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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Connecting the Dots on Amazon's patents in Logistics


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?

Surviving the Retail Apocalypse

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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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Logistics: Automation and the Future of Work


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.

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Bringing Augmented Reality to Supply Chain


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.

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


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.

Bringing Augmented Reality to Supply Chain


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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7 Trends Propelling TMS Solutions to Center Stage


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


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!

Responding to Disruptive Delivery Models & Rising e-Commerce in APAC

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trillion in 2021, with this region leading the global mobile commerce adoption. With that, it is hardly surprising that the logistics industry is sharpening its offering and launching services aimed specifically at meeting the fast-changing needs of the multichannel retail market. Driving change in supply chain and logistics. Logistics service providers (LSPs) are adapting to the changes as well.

Is Hyperloop the Next Great Supply Chain Technology?


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.

Supply Chain Transformation is a Journey not a Destination

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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.”

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

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By 2021, 20% of the top manufacturers will depend on a secure backbone of embedded intelligence, using IoT, blockchain, and cognitive systems, to automate large-scale processes and speed execution times by up to 25%.

Retailers must 'go the extra mile' to overcome inefficient and unprofitable delivery models


40% of customers currently order groceries online at least once a week: This number is expected to reach 55% by 2021.

9 Trucking Regulations To Know That Are Impacting Shippers


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.

Three Mega Trends Driving Supply Chain Transformations


In fact, according to Statistica’s research, ecommerce sales are expected to increase 246% by 2021, to $4.5

Global electric vehicle demand drives scramble for fresh supplies of vital metals


Bloomberg New Energy Finance estimates that China will produce 70% of the world's electric-vehicle batteries by 2021.

PillPack is Just the Beginning of Amazon’s Healthcare Plans

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Spending on prescription medicines in the United States is expected to increase 4% to 7% through 2021, reaching $580 billion to $610 billion. Such an acquisition would also make a great add-on to its logistics network. Amazon Healthcare Logistics Pharmaceuticals Healthcare Industry

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Three Renewal Strategies For Aging Warehouses and Legacy Warehouse Technology


of total warehouse inventory is more than 50 years old and has clear heights of less than 20 feet—well below logistics tenant requirements.”.

Thailand Courts Foreign Investment, While Leadership Questions Remain

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Infrastructure investment will reach $32bn between 2017 and 2021, with electricity projects worth more than $224bn over that time, Jatusripitak said. Jatusripitak said the work will transform the EEC into “a smart logistics hub.” Automotive Pharma/Bio-Tech Industrial Manufacturing Aerospace & Defense Chemicals & Energy All Logistics Facility Location & Network Design Global Logistics All Technology SC Planning & Optimization“Stop and go.” Sway and swing.”

FedEx Getting into the Bulky Game

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Hunt, XPO Logistics, Ryder etc.) Between 2014 and 2016, global package shipping volume increased by nearly 50% – it is set to grow between 17% and 28% each year between now and 2021. One of the greatest beneficiaries of a booming economy has been the transportation industry.

Tackling the eCommerce Pick, Pack, and Shipping Process


By 2021, that number is expected to reach $4.5 Accommodating the unique distribution requirements of e-commerce can be a logistics nightmare—especially for retailers trying to make it work in space originally designed for bulk shipping. A tectonic shift in consumer shopping habits is rocking the retail landscape, and the economic implications are staggering.

Why Truckers Don’t Need to Worry About Automation

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The prospect of self-driving vehicles (a promise Ford has made for 2021) may feel like an impending layoff for truckers, but this is simply not the case. Truck drivers and other workers in the industry are necessary for making important financial and logistically pickup and delivery decisions, as well as navigating big rigs through congested city streets. No, Automation Won’t Displace the Trucking Industry. The trucking industry moves about 10.5