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

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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


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Why Blockchain Within The Supply Chain Makes Perfect Sense


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. from the global economy by 2022.

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

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

Supply Chain Shaman

<Bear with me… > Here I share a nine-step process in an attempt to help companies unravel the process for buying supply chain planning software. Let’s face a hard fact: the supply chain planning market is a mess. They center on how to make a good decision in the purchase of supply chain planning solutions. What do I think of the Gartner Magic Quadrant on Supply Chain Planning System of Record? (I Supply Chain Analytics.

10 Ways IoT Can Improve Supply Chains


The majority of enterprises are prioritizing their blockchain pilots that concentrate on supply chains improvements (53%) and the Internet of Things (51%) according to Deloitte’s latest blockchain survey. The Supply Chain Management enterprise software market is growing from $12.2B in 2022, achieving a 10.7% Supply-chain centric pilots are the most popular today, with enterprises looking at how they can get more value out of IoT using blockchain.

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


Digital technologies, including cloud-based platforms, encourage interest in the current WMS market on the part of supply chain executives. 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. Supply Chain Warehouse

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

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

RPA as it is also referred to, has the capability to transform supply chain management. For an industry that increasingly requires higher logistics pipeline velocity without sacrificing accuracy and at lower costs, RPA is a natural choice for high performing supply chain organisations.

Trends 2019: Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

Nowhere is change more evident than in the supply chain arena. The staff at Supply Chain Network (SCN) writes, “With rising customer expectations, changing business models, cut-throat competition and the influx of technologies, it’s critical that you prepare your supply chain to address challenges such as the capacity crunch, last mile strategies, balancing of costs, digital freight market opportunities and navigating the ecommerce maze.”[1].

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Supply Chain by the Numbers for Dec. 10, 2020

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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

How to prepare for a transparent supply chain in 2021


2020 has been a defining year for transparent supply chains. On the contrary, companies seem to be more focused than ever on driving sustainability in supply chains. And in order to do so, you need to drastically increase transparency in your supply chain.

Four Ways Blockchain Will Transform Supply Chain…and Beyond


The new blockchain ledger is challenging old ways of thinking–and will enable a new generation of game-changing solutions in supply chain and everyday life. . With blockchain-based supply chain management, sensors and RFID tags can pinpoint the origin and current location of goods. Blockchain also allows provides a quick and convenient method for payments in a global supply chain.

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

Building the Future of my Supply Chain


On June 13th, we have invited our customers and partners to Bordeaux (France) to share their vision and plans to take their supply chain to the next level. . According to a recent annual industry report published by Deloitte in collaboration with MHI involving 1,116 supply chain professionals from a wide range of company types and industries. The expected impact of these digital innovations on the future of supply chain is very high.

Trends and Predictions 2020: Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

One area in which there is no shortage predictions is the supply chain. Simon Ellis, Vice President of IDC Manufacturing Insights, observes, “The supply chain continues to undergo almost unparalleled levels of change. The supply chain has increasingly become a critical function for companies to realize their business aspirations and is a competitive weapon in the modern, digital economy.”[1]. Supply chain trends.

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Blockchain Will Eventually Make Supply Chains More Resilient

Enterra Insights

Supply chain resiliency has been a much-discussed topic during the COVID-19 pandemic. They explain, “In the wake of supply chain disruptions due to coronavirus, several experts have reiterated the need to obtain more visibility across the chain. … Obtaining this visibility is considered key to optimizing supply chain efficiency and agility during normal production. Blockchain in the supply chain. added to the chain).

Small Manufacturers Play Critical Role in Securing the Supply Chain

Material Handling and Logistics

supply chain, reaching small manufacturers is essential, and understanding their needs and capabilities is a crucial initial step,” says Kevin McDunn, Chief Product Officer of DMDII. 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.

Predictive analysis: How it improves supply chain visibility

20Cube Logistics

With forecasting the future supply chain and logistics events, the companies can be in a competitive position and prevent any monetary loss. The supply chain market is set to grow from 4.56 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. Supply chain transparency. Logistics Supply Chain Management

Intelligence…Sometimes Artificial


This ingenuity is precisely why Artificial Intelligence alone is unlikely to help us break out and take supply chain decision making to the next level. Leveraging AI to Execute the supply chain. Using Gartner’s supply chain CORE model (Configure, Optimize, Respond & Execute) you may find that when hitting the Execute time horizon, there’s simply no time for a human to make a great decision.

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Prescriptive Analytics is Going Mainstream. Is your Organization Ready?


With rising supply chain complexity, organizations are racing to improve the pace and quality of decision-making. This will grow to 37% by 2022. Source: Gartner, Market Guide for Supply Chain Analytics Technology, May 28, 2019. W ith the launch of SC Navigator – a suite of configurable Apps for supply chain teams – we started a movement for supply chain self-enablement. New ways to digitally represent the supply chain .

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. How will this fast-growing technology affect supply chains? Featured Innovation Strategy Amazon Alexa conversational commerce digital voice assistants mit audio lab MIT Center Transportation & Logistics ordering by voice supply chains than talk back

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


The webinar featured myself, commenting on some of the attributes of the global supply chain that will shift, based on some of my recent work with the US AirForce, GovBuy, the Helena Covid19 Network, and other groups on how to mobilize a response to the chronic shortage of supplies in hospitals. And just as credit tightens renters will be spooked by higher rent costs, resulting in both a supply shock and a demand shock.

Blockchain in the Supply Chain is Only a Few Links Long

Enterra Insights

The global supply chain appears to be a perfect arena for blockchain technology. John Monarch ( @realjohnmonarch ) reports, “Blockchain innovation in the supply chain shows great promise for enabling proactive management of shipping. Payment processing is only the tip of the iceberg, and major companies around the globe are turning to blockchain to solve their supply chain visibility and traceability challenges.”[1]

What’s the Hold-up with COVID Vaccinations? Don’t Hold Your Breath…a 2021 Prediction


At the beginning of each year, I typically put together some predictions about what to expect in the supply chain world in the next year. Both of these trends were driven not by current events, but by the sudden and massive impact of COVID-19 on global supply chains.

Top 10 supply chain trends for 2020


It’s the decade we’ve decided to call the “Decade of Supply Chain”, because we truly feel that the next ten years will see supply chain take its rightful place at the heart of business organizations and at the heart of discussions about business optimization world wide. But in order for that to happen, supply chain needs much more visibility than it currently has. Executives— and investors— will be paying more attention to supply chain.

The Responsible Mica Initiative Gets Serious About Supply Chain Mapping [Interview]


Sourcemap’s mission is to map the world’s supply chains, and as part of that mission, we engage with leading practitioners of supply chain transparency to bring attention to their issues and approaches. RMI is a non-profit organization committed to establishing a fair, responsible and sustainable mica supply chain in the states of Jharkhand and Bihar in India that will eliminate unacceptable working conditions and eradicate child labour by 2022.

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How fast will Blockchain Mature in the Supply Chain?

Enterra Insights

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] Blockchain holds a lot potential to make the supply chain better. He writes, “Blockchain innovation coupled with other new and existing brings tremendous value to the practice of supply chain management and logistics. Holistic supply networks.

SupplyStack: Supply Chain Visibility & Customer Experience

Savant Events

This week we had the great pleasure of sitting together with Nick Poels CoFounder and CEO of SupplyStack, one of our selected partners for Savant Supply Chain Congress in Amsterdam this May. Well, I think most of the challenges are related to customer experience as B2B expectations are increasing, putting pressure on current supply chains, order management and transportation in general. Let’s talk about Supply Chain Visibility: what does it mean for you?

Freight Procurement Solutions Are Transforming Supply Chains


With the rapid spread digitization of business process functions, these experts predict that by 2022, 50 percent of all organizations will have acquired at least one procurement software application. The post Freight Procurement Solutions Are Transforming Supply Chains appeared first on Jaggaer. Supply ChainWhy You Should Consider Freight Procurement Sourcing Solution.

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

Veridian Solutions

Digital technologies, including cloud-based platforms, encourage interest in the current WMS market on the part of supply chain executives. 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. Supply Chain Warehouse Management

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

Talking Logistics

My wife and I wrestled with that question and we settled on June 2022. Read more Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (July 17, 2020). The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (July 17, 2020) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. 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.

Why the Ethanol Supply Chain Should Fuel the Renewables Debate

Supply Chain @ MIT

A broad view of the ethanol supply chain can reveal much about the future of biofuels. 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. Bruce completed the research for her 2013 master’s thesis Ethanol Supply Chain & Industry Overview: More Harm than Good? The thesis provides a big-picture view of the ethanol supply chain that is often missed.

Guest Post: An MBA student’s perspective on the ISM Meeting 2019


This week’s guest post is from my MBA student, Nikhil Singh, who accompanied me to the recent Institute for Supply Management conference in Houston. I got twice lucky as an MBA student at NC State, getting to attend two supply chain events. The second reason was motivated by my mentor and supply chain professor Dr. Robert Handfield to attend. Over 1 trillion dollars’ worth of counterfeit goods was traded in 2013, and that number will double by 2022.

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 >>. Blog Supply Chain IdeasPlanning 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.