BMJ Report: Ensuring people DON’T have to wait until 2022 for a vaccine

IT Supply Chain

The post BMJ Report: Ensuring people DON’T have to wait until 2022 for a vaccine appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Madhav Durbha (pictured). Group VP, LLamasoft, a Coupa company.

EU due diligence laws for cocoa expected in 2022

ChainPoint

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

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No relief: Global container shortage likely to last until 2022

The Supply Chain Journal

importers and exporters: Equipment lessors see smooth sailing ahead, likely into 2022. The world simply does not have enough containers to handle cargo demand. It’s a conundrum that has persisted for so long that the mainstream press is finally covering it.

No relief: Global container shortage likely to last until 2022

The Supply Chain Journal

importers and exporters: Equipment lessors see smooth sailing ahead, likely into 2022. The world simply does not have enough containers to handle cargo demand. It’s a conundrum that has persisted for so long that the mainstream press is finally covering it.

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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!

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

Supply Chain Digest

New Versions Coming for Its Handle and Pick Robots

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

Supply Chain Digest

Does Dispute Foreshadow Contract Troubles in 2022

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

Logistics Middle East

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

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Dec. 10, 2020

Supply Chain Digest

US Restaurants Closing in Record Numbers, Retailers Pushing Up Christmas Order Deadlines, Chinese Exports to US Soar Despite Tariffs, MODEX 2022 Trade Show Almost Sells Out in One Day

Seller’s market for transport services may last through 2023, mega-bull Mehrotra says

The Supply Chain Journal

The powerful surge in demand and pricing now coursing through transport modes will last through the rest of 2021, continue through all of 2022 and could extend well into 2023, Deutsche Bank analyst Amit Mehrotra said in a note published Monday.

Manifest Opens Registration for January Event in Las Vegas

Supply Chain Brain

Registration is officially open for Manifest, scheduled to take place January 25 – 27, 2022, at the Paris Las Vegas

What can we expect on Earth Day a year from now?

The Supply Chain Journal

FreightWaves asked various supply chain and climate change experts, as well as some of its own staff members, this question: What environmental goals would you like to see companies meet by Earth Day 2022? By Earth Day 2022, we’d like to see green hydrogen be a big part of the conversation.

What can we expect on Earth Day a year from now?

The Supply Chain Journal

FreightWaves asked various supply chain and climate change experts, as well as some of its own staff members, this question: What environmental goals would you like to see companies meet by Earth Day 2022? By Earth Day 2022, we’d like to see green hydrogen be a big part of the conversation.

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

Logistics Trends and Insights

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.

US regulator probing China’s role in container shortage

The Supply Chain Journal

These lessors — which order containers from a small number of Chinese manufacturers and then lease them to shipping lines — see profitable market conditions likely into 2022.

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

Llamasoft

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 >>.

$12bn Jeddah metro likely to appoint UK architect

Logistics Middle East

Metro will be ready for public use in 2022

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In Order to Scale, Tech Solutions Need to be Adaptive

American Global Logistics

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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Amazon Air expands fleet with 11 ex-airline aircraft

EFT

Amazon have expanded their Amazon Air fleet with its first-ever purchase of eleven Boeing 767-300 aircraft, seven from Delta and four from WestJet, which will join the network by 2022.

March trailer orders stabilize but supply chain issues stunt production

The Supply Chain Journal

I suspect this constraint will push some of our customers’ 2021 needs into 2022, meaning we should expect a strong year next year as well.”. Preliminary orders for new trailers in March dramatically outpaced the COVID-impacted slowdown a year ago.

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Manufacturers Must Adapt to Changing CPG Landscape

Enterra Insights

Journalist David Leonhardt ( @DLeonhardt ) imagines what a post-Covid 2022 might look like. 3] David Leonhardt, “ It’s 2022. Like seasons of the year, business landscapes are constantly changing.

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

FLEXE

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

Tesla mum on Semi progress as it posts record income

The Supply Chain Journal

Musk said he expected supplier output of batteries to double in 2022. New factories in Austin, Texas, and Berlin are expected to be at full production in 2022. Electric carmaker Tesla Inc. NASDAQ: TSLA ) reported record net income of $438 million in Q1 on $10.39

Auto industry faces more work stoppages due to chip shortage

The Supply Chain Journal

Knight-Swift announced a mid-teen percentage increase in over-the-road contract rates as “over-the-road truckload demand is at unprecedented levels and expected to continue into 2022,” the company said in its first-quarter earnings report April 21. Ford Motor Co.

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

Material Handling & Logistics

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?

MIT Supply Chain

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 […].

Fleets delaying 3G-to-4G transition may face disruptions before sunset deadlines

The Supply Chain Journal

While trucking fleets still using 3G devices have, in some cases, until the end of 2022 to transition to 4G/LTE, many are procrastinating ?—

A Model for Employing Disabled Workers in Warehousing

Logistics Viewpoints

By the end of 2022, the goal is to have disabled workers employed at all DC locations. On Monday, March 8th, a vice president of supply chain for a large retail chain – a chain with over 5,000 stores – spoke at Körber’s supply chain conference Elevate.

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[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

Tesla mum on Semi progress as it posts record income

The Supply Chain Journal

Musk said he expected supplier output of batteries to double in 2022. New factories in Austin, Texas, and Berlin are expected to be at full production in 2022. Electric carmaker Tesla Inc. NASDAQ: TSLA ) reported record net income of $438 million in Q1 on $10.39

Flush with new models, PACCAR posts strong first-quarter financial results

The Supply Chain Journal

The lack of availability of new trucks — orders have exceeded 40,000 for six consecutive months, pushing production for some models into 2022 — is leading some fleets to snap up late-model used trucks. PACCAR Inc.

US rail traffic jumps 25% year-over-year but is flat from prior week

The Supply Chain Journal

Weekly U.S. rail volumes rose nearly 25% last week, although some commodities may be affected by uneven year-over-year comparisons because the start of the COVID-19 pandemic last year caused widespread shutdowns and affected rail traffic.

April Class 8 truck orders: Too much of a good thing?

The Supply Chain Journal

The next step, Vieth said, is for manufacturers to open order books for 2022 early — as soon as June or July — instead of the traditional months of September or October.

Straight Talk on 5G for Industrial Applications

Logistics Viewpoints

Release 17 and 18 will contain much more, but they are not due before 2022 or 2023. Pietro Valsecchi, Covestro’s Expert on 5G. 5G represents the next generation of broadband cellular technology. I have written before that 5G for supply chain applications is still at the hype stage.

Going farther: Nikola claims superior Class 8 electric driving range

The Supply Chain Journal

It plans to build 15,000 trucks in Coolidge by the end of 2022 and 35,000 units a year on two shifts by the end of 2023. Nikola Corp. NASDAQ: NKLA ) is showing its battery-electric Class 8 Tre prototype to fleets, seeking launch customers who want more than one or two trucks to test.