EU due diligence laws for cocoa expected in 2022


The European Union is considering creating regulations for the cocoa industry, where importing companies need to exercise due diligence regarding their supply chains. cocoa due diligence chocolate

Supply Chain News on Boston Dynamics Says Logistics Key Target for Its Robots, Product to be Available in 2022

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New Versions Coming for Its Handle and Pick Robots

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Global Supply Chain News on Longshoremen Continue to Thwart Automation at Port of Los Angeles, Despite OK in Contract

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Does Dispute Foreshadow Contract Troubles in 2022

Dubai's Al Maktoum expansion 'completed by Q1 2022'

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Khalifa Al Zaffin, executive chairman, Dubai Aviation City Corporation, said the expansion will increase the airport's annual passenger capacity from five million to 130 million

Walmart 2022 Fiscal Calendar

Get access to the 2021-22 Walmart Fiscal Calendar ?? This calendar is ink-friendly and printable on standard 8.5” x 11” paper. Some key highlights: - OTIF dates - Walmart weeks - U.S. holidays - SQEP phases Start planning your fiscal year, right!

UAVs to Become an Integral Part of SF Express’ Nationwide Delivery Network by 2022

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Drones are finally becoming an accepted part of last-mile deliveries in the U.S. However U.S. tests and trials seem to pale in comparison with what is occurring in China. Over a year ago, in 2018, SF Express subsidiary Fengyu Shuntu Technology received the first official permit in China to deliver packages via unmanned aerial vehicles in Eastern China. Today, SF Express is in the midst of a transformation that includes drones and more.

In Order to Scale, Tech Solutions Need to be Adaptive

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billion in disruptive logistics and supply chain technologies by 2022. Freightwaves —Overall supply chain and logistics tech spending will rise to $87.8 billion over the next three years. That’s according to new research from Logistics Trends & Insights, LLC and American Global Logistics (AGL). The study shows that U.S. companies will spend more than $2.5 The […]. The post In Order to Scale, Tech Solutions Need to be Adaptive appeared first on AGL.

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Turn Browsing Shoppers into Buyers with the FLEXE Integration to Google Shopping Ads


At 27% of total retail sales, eCommerce just hit its 2022 growth projection. How are you changing your strategies to capture growth

The F.O.R.C.E is Strong with Kimberly-Clark


Three years ago, Kimberly-Clark started down its strategic path to 2022 where they could use the FORCE (Focus On Reducing Costs Everywhere) Read More >>. Planning Optimization with LLamasoft to deliver a Digital Twin and Repeatable App underpinned by AWS When one-quarter of the world’s population uses your company’s products, you have a significant planning system to wrangle.

The Interrelated Issues Facing the Trucking Industry

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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. However, 2016’s economy saw slow growth, shipping rates and volumes. Due to low demand, excess inventory and infrastructure bottlenecks, revenue YOY only rose 0.2%.

[Video] Electronic displays must comply with RoHS standard


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

Intelligence…Sometimes Artificial


Through 2022, most small and medium size companies will not have the AI skills to build their own deep neural networks (DNN), optimization or advanced perception systems.”. When it comes to intelligence in decision making, it’s our differences in experiences and attitudes that make our businesses evolve in a diverse manner. There are often many ways to solve a problem. The path we take can be an expression of our human creativity.

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Digital Supply Chain Predictions!

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Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Digital Supply Chain Road is Full of Potholes, Construction and Accidents! GET our EBOOK HERE. Digital Supply Chain predictions article and permission to publish here provided by Michael Gaughan at

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

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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. Next-generation asset tracking solutions based on Bluetooth Low Energy and Ultra-wideband could end up replacing more expensive legacy systems such as RFID.

Can You Talk to Your Supply Chain?

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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. How will this fast-growing technology affect supply chains? Many changes will happen with implications that go far beyond the convenience of placing orders by voice commands. Some of the […].

Prescriptive Analytics is Going Mainstream. Is your Organization Ready?


This will grow to 37% by 2022. With rising supply chain complexity, organizations are racing to improve the pace and quality of decision-making. To do this, many are relying on prescriptive analytics. According to Gartner, 11% of mid and large-sized enterprises currently have some form of prescriptive analytics. AIMMS has been in the market of prescriptive analytics (otherwise known as mathematical optimization) since 1989. We turned 30 this year.

Ivalua and Axbility Consulting partner to help companies create value through successful procurement transformation


Axbility also has an office in Montreal and plans to achieve a turnover of five million euros in 2022. Axbility Consulting, a subsidiary of Ivalua European partner Axys Consultants, reinforces Ivalua’s capabilities to empower today’s Procurement & Supply Chain Leaders.

Small Manufacturers Play Critical Role in Securing the Supply Chain

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million worker shortage is anticipated by 2022. While 75% of manufacturing companies have a program to promote cybersecurity awareness, only 37% believe that their programs are very to completely effective. Though the manufacturing sector does not attract the sheer volume of total cyberattacks as other areas of the economy, research has shown that coordinated cyber espionage targets manufacturing more than any other sector.

Iranian Railways inks $7.8m deal with AREP

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Iran plans to allocate $25bn to develop its rail network by 2022, according to the country's roads and urban development minister

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RFID, AIDC and IoT New Round Up for June 18, 2019

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IDC Research Finds Global Spending on IoT to Top One Trillion Dollars 2022Impinj Sues Rival NXP for Patent Violation.Is this the End of Lost Baggage at Last.

Four key integration principles about HIP


in 2022.” Hybrid Integration Platforms (HIP) will accomplish the integration of the future. According to research from , the market for HIP will grow from “$17.14B in 2017 to 33.6B Further, with this predicted growth and all the information … Hybrid integration cloud integration Hybrid Integration Platform multi-cloud

Capitalising on Supply Chain Digitisation with Robotic Process Automation – 10 Areas of Opportunities – LogiSYM August 2020

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Gartner estimates that by the end of 2022, 85% of enterprises will have some form of RPA implemented in their business and Forrester calculates the RPA market will exceed a 50% CAGR by 2023, going from roughly $500 million to $2.8

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (July 17, 2020)

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My wife and I wrestled with that question and we settled on June 2022. We had a family celebration planned for this coming January. More than 100 people, kids, adults, and seniors, indoors, hotel ballroom, music, dancing, eating… Not going to happen. How far out should we plan to have such a celebration? A pushout. Read more Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (July 17, 2020).

The Industrial Internet of Things, Manufacturing, Supply Chain & Logistics: Where Are We & Where Are We Going?


trillion to $14 trillion by 2022. The era of paper-based systems and physically monitoring the supply chain is ending. In place of long paper trails and maintenance schedules, machines with the capacity to communicate their needs and issues via the industrial Internet of Things (IoT) are becoming an essential component of effective processes.

Is Microfullfillment the Answer to Rising Online Grocery Costs?

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billion in 2019) will double by 2022. by Amy Wunderlin. Online orders represent a small percentage of the $800 billion grocery industry—about 3.5% of food and beverage sales, according to market researcher Forrester. The potential, however, is immense, with eMarketer projecting that e-commerce sales of food and beverage ($22.63 But meeting that rising demand and evolving customer expectations come at a cost.

Forecast for 2025 Construction Technology

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trillion in 2022, up from $10.6 The construction industry is growing thanks to a strong economy, forecasted to reach $1.2 trillion in the US by 2020, according to Tradesmen International, and the global construction output is forecast to rise to $12.7 trillion in 2017 per Orbis Research. However, most analysts believe that growth has plateaued. Read more Forecast for 2025 Construction Technology.

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


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.

Medical Device Manufacturing in 2021 – The 3 Key Challenges


As of June 2020 enforcement of UDI legislation has been delayed for some classes of medical device until 2022 due to Covid-19 disruptions. For medical device manufacturers connected to the Covid-19 pandemic response, 2020 has been a year of growth.

River Logic Included in Gartner Forecast Snapshot for Prescriptive Analytics Software, Worldwide, 2019

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billion by 2022, with a 20.6% Currently, 11% of large and midsize organizations have some form of prescriptive analytics; this will grow to 37% by 2022.". According to the Gartner report, "The prescriptive analytics software market will reach $1.88 CAGR from 2017." The report also finds, "Overall buyer awareness and interest in the value of analytics and data-driven decision making continue to be key growth drivers.

Why Blockchain Within The Supply Chain Makes Perfect Sense


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.

Is AIoT the Future of Industrial Connectivity?

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In fact, Gartner also estimates that over 80% of enterprise IoT projects will incorporate AI by 2022.” There is a lot of discussion about the future benefits of the Internet of Things (IoT) — sometimes called the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). As more and more devices connect to the Internet, the amount of data being generated will explode. Some experts worry that businesses will drown in data.

Top Trends in 2017 – Are you a stand out 3PL?


is approximately $13,855 million, a number that's expected to reach $25,889 million by 2022. As 2017 comes to a close, the dynamic nature of the food and beverage industry continues to shape organizations. According to Statista , 2017 revenue in the food and beverages industry including fresh and packaged foods, fruits, vegetables, pasta, snacks, sweets, refrigerated and frozen food; soft drinks and alcoholic drinks in the U.S.

Outcomes from our Post-Covid Seminar: Supply Chains Shifts, Leadership Communication, and a Rough Economic Forecast


The IMF has predicted that a return to pre-COVID economic levels likely will not recur until Q4 of 2021 or Q2 of 2022. The SCRC held our first webinar panel today (video embedded below), which was attended by over 90 people, with another 200 who signed up for the recording.

How to Change Your Inventory Management Strategy in the Omnichannel Era


e-commerce market has nearly doubled in size since 2011, and is forecast to grow to $737B by 2022. The U.S. Managing stock for a variety of commerce channels is becoming more complex, costly, and risky. As recent losses by H&M and other major brands illustrate, poor inventory management can be a major cause of financial distress.

Trends and Predictions 2020: Supply Chain

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Process Automation : “By 2022, firms will dedicate 35% of their logistics business process outsourcing services budget to process automation, focusing on order, inventory and shipment tracking.” Warehousing : “By 2022, the number of companies offering flexible warehousing options will have increased by 50%, which can help address seasonal demand challenges and lower fixed overhead costs by over 20%.”

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