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

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.

$12bn Jeddah metro likely to appoint UK architect

Logistics Middle East

Metro will be ready for public use in 2022

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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.

How to Change Your Inventory Management Strategy in the Omnichannel Era

Elementum

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.

Iranian Railways inks $7.8m deal with AREP

Logistics Middle East

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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Trends 2019: Business Technology

Enterra Insights

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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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.

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

Cerasis

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.

Yowza! A Nine-Step Decision Process to Help Guide Supply Chain Planning Selection

Supply Chain Shaman

The choices in 2022 will be radically different from 2018. Yowza: Excitement or approval. Get a cup of coffee. This is a long post. <Bear

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.

[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.

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.

Trends 2019: Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

… By 2022, digital technologies will have enabled the automation of repetitive operational tasks, leading to 50 percent less planner intervention and ‘touchless’ sales and operations planning.” We live in hectic times. The U.S. is in a trade war with the world. Britain is trying to disconnect from Europe. Cyber attacks are increasing. Climate change is creating violent weather events. The list of crazy things happening goes on and on.

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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.

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]

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.

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.

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 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.

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

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.

Trends 2019: Jobs Sustainability

Enterra Insights

He draws that conclusion from a World Economic Forum (WEF) survey that found: new, emerging jobs, are set to increase their share from 16% in 2018 to 27% in 2022; jobs expected to become redundant are set to decrease from 31% in 2018 to 21% in 2022; 48% of jobs are expected to remain stable over the 2018-2022 period. 3] Irving Wladawsky-Berger, “ The Jobs Outlook for 2022: A Shifting Human-Machine Frontier ,” The Wall Street Journal , 7 December 2018. [4]

Trends 2019: Information Technology

Enterra Insights

”[3] A World Economic Forum (WEF) report entitled “The Future of Jobs” concludes, “Four specific technological advances — ubiquitous high-speed mobile internet; artificial intelligence; widespread adoption of big data analytics; and cloud technology — are set to dominate the 2018–2022 period as drivers positively affecting business growth.”[4]. Information technology (IT) is a big tent covering a lot of technologies.

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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.

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.”.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.