Next-Gen Asset Tracking Technology Could Replace RFID in Coming Years

Supply Chain Matters

billion by 2022, according to ABI Research. billion by 2022, which will represent 52% of the total infrastructure of asset tracking market. However, UWB is the fastest growing technology in this environment with a compound annual growth rate of 52% between 2017 and 2022.

Can You Talk to Your Supply Chain?

Supply Chain @ MIT

Sales through voice-enabled digital assistants such as Amazon’s Alexa and Google Home are projected to skyrocket from $2 billion in 2017 to $40 billion in 2022.

The Interrelated Issues Facing the Trucking Industry

PLS Logistics

The American Trucking Association projects that the trucking industry is poised for serious growth by 2022. The forecast suggests that overall revenue for the industry will rise almost 66% and tonnage will increase 24% by 2022.

[Video] Electronic displays must comply with RoHS standard

Loftware

billion by 2022, according to a study by Grand View Research. As smartphones and tablets grow in popularity, sales of electronic displays will only increase. The market for these displays is expected to reach $733.7 Electronics

The Current WMS Market Gets More Focus by Supply Chain Execs: Here’s Why

Cerasis

By some estimates, reports Allied Market Research , the warehouse management system market will swell to more than $3 billion by 2022, and adoption of WMS systems is expected to continue with the IoT-based value in the WMS market to surpass 19 billion by 2025, says Grand View Research.

Vendor-managed inventory and distribution planning in the food and beverage industry – here’s something to chew on

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Jeswin Philip The Food Packaging Trends and Advances report from PMMI forecasts that the US Food and Beverage industry will experience a 2.9 % CAGR through 2022.

Why Blockchain Within The Supply Chain Makes Perfect Sense

Cerasis

from the global economy by 2022. Editor’s Note: Today’s blog is from Kevin Doubleday who discusses the importance of blockchain within the supply chain. Current Supply Chains don’t operate at the cadence of business. Integrating Blockchain within the Supply Chain could change that. When we are asked about “killer” use cases for blockchain within enterprise systems, Supply Chain is the usual suspect — and for good reason.

Guest Post by Mike Challman: How to Measure & Improve Freight Management Performance: 6 Critical Key Performance Indicators

NC State SCRC

billion by 2022, according to Transparency Market Research. This week I’m adding a guest post from Mike Challman, VP, North American Operations for CLX Logistics.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Industry 4.0: Powered by the Internet of Things & Digital Manufacturing

Cerasis

Based on research by the analyst firm Machina Research 14 billion of those things will be connected by 2022.

Security: A Big Challenge for the Internet of Things

Enterra Insights

Edwin Lopez ( @EdwinLopezT37 ) and Jennifer McKevitt ( @mckvt ) report a study by Mobile Experts concludes, “High demand could lead Internet of Things makers to triple production by 2022, shipping $70 million worth of devices in the next five years compared to $22 million today.”[2] 2] Edwin Lopez and Jennifer McKevitt, “ Report: IoT tech may triple in use by 2022 ,” Supply Chain Dive , 9 August 2017. [3]

Vacancies for US Industrial Space Lowest Since 2000

EFT

Online purchases are predicted to reach $638 billion by 2022. Vacancies in the US industrial sector, which includes warehouses, distribution centres and other facilities, dropped by 10 basis points (bps) to 7.2

Big Tech and Auto Battle for the World’s Cobalt Resources

Elementum

Volkswagen recently announced plans to invest €34 billion ($42 billion) in battery-powered cars by 2022. In 2006, lithium-ion batteries consumed only 20% of the global cobalt supply. Ten years later, that number has more than doubled. It’s expected that market demand for the metal will increase to more than 120,000 tonnes per year by 2020 — 60% of which will account for battery production alone.

The Counterfeit Economy

Elementum

In total, this black market is expected to represent $991 billion of the global economy by 2022. Product counterfeiting and piracy are pervasive across almost all countries and industries. In an online study covering 10 countries, 34% of respondents said they believe it’s a brand’s responsibility to protect them from counterfeits. Similarly, almost four out of 10 consumers who unwittingly bought fakes complained directly to the brand.

Third Party is the Perfect Place for Logistics Professionals

Supply Chain Network

’ Highlighting this point, the Logistics profession continues to grow rapidly and is projected to grow 22% by 2022 (27,600 jobs) a rate much faster than the average of all occupations according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The New Solar Tariff Promises Big Changes in Clean Energy Manufacturing

Elementum

GTM research estimated last summer that tariffs would lead to a 61 percent decline in installations through 2022; they’ve now stepped that figure down to 11 percent. Last month, Donald Trump followed up on his campaign promise of protecting American businesses by imposing a 30 percent tariff on foreign solar panels and cells, beginning next year.

Truck Driver Shortage: Getting Better, Worse, or No Problem at All?

Talking Logistics

Then again, back in October 2013, the ATA stated that “if freight demand grows as it is projected to, the driver shortage could balloon to nearly 240,000 drivers by 2022.”.

The Current WMS Market Gets More Focus by Supply Chain Execs: Here’s Why

Veridian Solutions

By some estimates, reports Allied Market Research , the warehouse management system market will swell to more than $3 billion by 2022, and adoption of WMS systems is expected to continue with the IoT-based value in the WMS market to surpass 19 billion by 2025, says Grand View Research. The current warehouse management system ( WMS ) market is expanding at an amazing rate, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.2 percent.

Is the Retail Apocalypse Just Around the Corner?

Supply Chain Nation

Global financial services giant Credit Suisse predicted last week that up to 25% of nation’s malls could close by 2022. 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: There are differing opinions on the future of retail; omni-channel still has some bugs to work out; and a southeastern U.S. grocery delivery service has big plans for the future. Retail may just need a facelift.

How fast will Blockchain Mature in the Supply Chain?

Enterra Insights

billion by 2022, increasing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 79.6 With all the buzz about blockchain, one could be excused for thinking the technology is fully mature. However, Robert J. Bowman, Managing Editor of SupplyChainBrain , reminds us, “When it comes to the deployment of blockchain in the supply chain, or anywhere else for that matter, these are still early days.”[1] ”[1] Why all the hype? The simple answer is potential.

5 Disruptions Shaping the Digital Transformation in Distribution and Logistics

Supply Chain Nation

Macpherson predicted that the figure will easily be 80 percent by 2022. Manufacturing and retail transformations, technology disruptions and digitalization of data have redefined the roles of distributors and third party logistics (3PLs).

3 Reasons Why the Pharma Supply Chain is Ripe for Digital Transformation

Aera Technology

percent CAGR through 2022. 3 Reasons Why the Pharma Supply Chain is Ripe for Digital Transformation Digital transformation is a harbinger of active and integral business growth By Kaushal Dave The global pharmaceutical market has long passed the $1 trillion mark and is projected to grow at 6.3

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The Internet of Things is over 30 Years Old and still in Its Infancy

Enterra Insights

“Currently,” he writes, “there are approximately 10 billion connected devices, with the number reaching 20 billion in 2020, 29 billion to 42 billion in 2022, and 75 billion in 2025. How can something over 30 years old still be considered in its infancy? According to Jonathan Sallet, a former visiting fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution, that’s exactly the situation in which the Internet of Things (IoT) finds itself.

Procurement Fact File

Claritum

Supply chain and logistics constitute almost £3 trillion in “value at stake: the combination of increased costs that [as a result of digital innovations] will migrate among companies and industries from 2013 to 2022. Claritum Article - Procurement Blog.

A Grocery Store You’ve Never Heard of is About to be one of the Biggest in America

Supply Chain Nation

billion to expand to 2,500 stores — up from 1,600 stores today — by 2022, the company said Monday. 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: Aldi, a grocery store you’ve probably never heard of, says it plans to become the third-largest grocery chain in the U.S.

The Gig Economy: Ditching ‘9-to-5’ for “whenever I want”

Supply Chain Nation

billion by 2022 — and at the rate these online brands are going, we can expect e-commerce sales to make up a nice piece of the pie. 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: A writer gets up close and personal with a gig worker; some stores are growing, some aren’t; and the beauty industry sees growth in online sales. Up Close with the Gig Economy.

The latest trends in supply chain management [2016 Review]

Abivin

The increased money companies will make or save through optimized logistics and supply chains is estimated at $3 trillion through 2022” [1].

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Thailand Ecommerce Logistics for ASEAN Enterprises: Should You Go Local?

Logistics Bureau

Statistic: By 2022, Thailand’s ecommerce market is expected to be worth around $5.8 The ecommerce market in Thailand has never been healthier and all the signs indicate huge potential for growth in the next few years. With the Thai government’s Thailand 4.0

Truck Driver Wage Increase Expected to Increase Shipping Costs Lending Towards Shippers To Focus on Transportation Management

Cerasis

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics , the heavy and tractor-trailer trucking industry is projected to increase by 11 percent through 2022. Those in the trucking industry may finally get that big pay raise they’ve been wanting for decades.

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

Transportfolio

million in 2022. Market Update: Transportation Industry News. In the transportation industry, there are many moving parts that can impact your day-to-day operations.

Why the Ethanol Supply Chain Should Fuel the Renewables Debate

Supply Chain @ MIT

Biofuels such as ethanol are seen as an important alternative to gasoline, and the US has mandated the use of up to 36 billion gallons of these renewables by 2022. Burning issues. A broad view of the ethanol supply chain can reveal much about the future of biofuels. Photo: Shell.

How Will Smart Cities be Financed?

Enterra Insights

Pedro Hernandez ( @ecoINSITE ), reports an ABI Research study commissioned by Chordant in partnership with CA Technologies concludes, “Worldwide, smart city technologies can end up saving governments, businesses and inhabitants more than $5 trillion each year by 2022. billion a year by 2022, thanks to smart buildings, low-maintenance street lighting and other efficiency-boosting systems.

Why Singles Day Will Become A US Sales Festival

Freightos

By 2022, McKinsey anticipates that a full 76% of the population will be part of the middle class. Why Singles Day Will Become A US Sales Festival. By Zvi Schreiber, CEO of Freightos. zschreiber. In a single day in 2015, Alibaba handled an average of $9.9

Freight Forwarding And Digital Customer Service Five Years From Now

Freightos

What do forwarders think will happen to freight service by 2022? Freight Forwarding And Digital Customer Service Five Years From Now. By John Edmonds, Research & Marketing, Freightos. Today we shop in our pajamas, comfortable behind our screens.

Location Decision Drivers: Trends Shaping New Location Selection in Europe

EFT

In the final section of our 2017 survey, we asked how respondents would describe their current distribution network and what they expected it to look like by 2022.

Top 5 coffee roaster manufacturers

Exapro Hub

According to a report published on 29th May 2018 by Research Report Insights, the coffee market revenue is expected to surpass US$ 34 Bn by 2022.