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

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

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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

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.

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.

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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 >>.

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.

[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.”.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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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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.

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."

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.

Sourcemap at the 13th Forum on Responsible Minerals


Here is what we learned: The London Metal Exchange introduced mandatory responsible sourcing requirements that will be implemented by 2022.

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.

Four Ways Blockchain Will Transform Supply Chain…and Beyond


According to Gartner, 80% of supply chain block chain initiatives will remain at a proof of concept (POC) or pilot stage through 2022. Public ledgers dating to the Italian Renaissance may help us see the potential of today’s blockchain technology for data accessibility. .

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.

Predictive analysis: How it improves supply chain visibility

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billion by 2022 and hence the use of predictive analysis is at the forefront offering a myriad of opportunities in decision making such as stock errors, damaged inventory, among others.

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.

Insights on Covid-19’s Impact on Singapore’s eCommerce Market


A prediction by a recent study states that there is a high likelihood to see Singapore’s eCommerce profits upscale by about 45% by 2022.

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


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.

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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Amazon in Italy

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The deal with Amazon is part of Poste Italiane’s “Deliver 2022” strategy, which aims to grow parcel revenues by 70% between 2018 and 2022. Poste Italiane reported that parcel revenues reached €761m in FY18 in line with Deliver 2022 projections. by Ian Kerr, Postal Hub Podcast.

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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.

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.

Why An Holistic Approach to Suppliers? Your Questions Answered


dollars by 2022, so the trend isn’t slowing down any time soon. . Last week, Director of Product Management Georg Rösch hosted a webinar that asked the question, “Why is it important to take a holistic approach to supplier management?”

Trends 2019: Business Technology

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Gartner predicts that by 2022, at least 40 percent of new application development projects will have AI co-developers on the team.”[4] Gartner predicts that by 2022, 70 percent of enterprises will be experimenting with immersive technologies for consumer and enterprise use, and 25 percent will be deployed for production. Technology is an ambiguous word referring to a wide range of marvelous (and sometimes scary) man-made gadgets.

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Transparency in beauty & wellness: why 2020 will be a breakthrough year


Influencer marketing as an industry is slated to be worth up to $15 billion by 2022, up from $8 billion in 2019, according to Business Insider Intelligence. Trust has been on a journey in the beauty space.

How Can Automotive Players Thrive in a World of ACES Uncertainty?


in operating costs (and 80% of its vehicle lineup) by 2022 by eliminating the Taurus, Fiesta, Fusion, C-Max and Focus in favor of higher margin trucks, SUVs and Mustangs. .