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Boom Time for the Shared Economy within Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

In logistics and supply chain management, however, transport and warehousing are the most significant sharing processes thanks to a welter of economic benefits for all parties—and the trend is accelerating despite the dampening effect of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Made in China 2025 Promises a Manufacturing Revolution

Elementum

At the end of May the Ministry of Industry and Telecommunications Technology announced the introduction of China’s own manufacturing legislation: Made In China 2025. According to Miao Wei, Minister of Industry and Information Technology (MITT), success of the initiative will mean that by 2025 China will be at a level of industrialization on par with “Germany and Japan at their early stages of industrialisation". Supply Chain Impact. Martin Abegglen/ Flickr.

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How to Successfully Integrate an E-Commerce Shipping Plan Into Your Traditional Shipping Practices

Cerasis

E-commerce value will exceed $4 trillion by 2025, and demand for e-commerce requires seamless integration between traditional shipping practices and an e-commerce shipping plan. Its global nature makes conventional shipping strategies inefficient and utterly unworkable. Challenges in Integrating an E-Commerce Shipping Plan A primary issue in integrating e-commerce shipping goes back to the extent of current shipping practices.

Supply Chain And Logistics Trends That Could Be Big In 2020

Logistics Bureau

Rob O’Byrne makes an early start with his round-up of supply chain and logistics trends that might make industry headlines in the coming year. 2020 Supply Chain and Logistics Trends: What’s Around the Corner? As 2020 moves closer, one concept that I’m hearing discussed more and more in discussions and appearing online is that of the circular supply chain. The Death of the End-to-End Supply Chain. Why is the Circular Supply Chain Trending?

Imagining the Supply Chain of the Future!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Technologies Reshaping the Global Digital Supply Chain! Imagine what the future will look like in Supply Chain! There are articles which describe what the future of Supply Chain will be like in 2020, 0r 2025, or even 2030. The technologies that we are familiar with today, whether they are already in use in our companies, aspirational capabilities or part of some far reaching strategy, provide the platform for the Supply Chain of the future.

McDonald’s Supply Chain Challenge: Switching from Frozen to Fresh Burgers!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Argentus is a boutique recruitment firm focused on Supply Chain and Procurement. What Supply Chain Lessons Can We Learn? Back in early 2018, McDonald’s – a pioneer in cold chain distribution – announced that it was testing out using fresh patties instead of frozen in burgers at 300 of its U.S. The chain has lost 500 milion restaurant visits since 2012, according to CIPS, as customers have flocked to more fast-casual alternatives. Subscribe Here!

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How GST (Goods and Services Tax) Has Affected Logistics in India!

Supply Chain Game Changer

From the movement of trucks to managing a good economic supply chain, GST affected logistics in a great way. From including transportation, warehousing, pool distribution, packaging solutions, inventory management, management consulting, logistics optimization and last-mile delivery the logistics sector complemented advanced supply chain facilities. appeared first on Supply Chain Game Changer™. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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What are the Top 7 Trends in Last Mile Logistics?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Also, same-day delivery will reach a 25-percent market share by 2025. Supply Chain Disruptors Impact Last Mile Logistics. Supply chain disruptors , such as venture capitalist start-ups, previously discussed in the Uberization of Trucking, are also impacting last mile logistics. Up to 84 percent of global freight spend on trucking costs, including fuel, labor, technology and asset tracking, amounting to more than $800 in the industry.

Freight rates forecast to rise 10-20%

EFT

Research suggests that the new IMO 2020 MARPOL Annex VI policy, which looks to tackle ship emissions through reducing their sulphur content, will raise freight rates by around 10-20%. The forecast from business intelligence provider CRU notes that costs are associated with the new fuel blends and fitting scrubbers to ships’ exhausts. Historically, bunker fuel has been the mainstay of shipping engines. Normal. false. false. false. EN-GB. X-NONE. X-NONE.

Pharma companies will increasingly take cues from retail and consumer goods….why?

The Network Effect

If you want to know ahead of time the changes awaiting the pharmaceuticals supply chain it is useful to extrapolate experiences from the consumer and retail sectors, which were dealing with the same trends and pressures long before pharmaceuticals (for example, the proliferation of distribution channels). Better visibility in the supply chain is essential to control and optimize logistics processes. Pharmaceutical Visibility supply chain technology visibility

Freightera in Trucks.com Article about Expected Fast Adoption of Digital Freight Brokerage Solutions

Freightera

The trucking industry is in a phase of digital transformation, with connected devices bringing greater visibility and transparency across the supply chain. The installation of telematics devices in trucks has jumped exponentially and will cover nearly half the trucks in operation in North America by 2025. Empty miles account for a staggering 25-40 percent, depending on the type of operation, of total road-freight miles every year in North America.

This Week in Logistics News (May 9-13, 2016)

Talking Logistics

The Hyperloop and drones headlined this week’s supply chain and logistics news, so let’s go straight to it: Hyperloop One Accelerates Toward Future With High-Speed Test (WSJ – sub. Wal-Mart cuts delivery time for pilot shipping plan (Reuters). Hapag-Lloyd, Five Asian Liners Form New Shipping Alliance (Bloomberg). trillion short through 2025 (Reuters). March 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI).

Utilizing a 3PL to Apply Transportation Management Best Practices For E-Commerce

Cerasis

E-commerce is expanding to reach $1 trillion by 2025, and demand for more products and services among the world’s shippers is keeping third-party logistics providers, like Cerasis, on their toes. Transportation Management Challenges in E-Commerce Although e-commerce represents an excellent opportunity for shippers, it results in the creation of additional challenges in managing freight spend and moving products. This is regardless of whether freight consolidation was used or not.

How the Food Blockchain is Bringing Tech to the Table

Zipline Logistics

Though it may sound far off, companies in the food and beverage supply chain are rapidly adopting blockchain platforms as a means of creating visibility, traceability, and efficiency. According to research from Gartner, 20 percent of the top-10 global grocers will use the technology in everyday operations by 2025. There are many other uses for blockchain, including improving the cooperative efforts of the different parties in the food and beverage supply chain.

The Top 6 Trends in Logistics Impacting Shippers in 2017

Cerasis

According to PLS Logistics , global companies will install procurement managers in China for entire organizations by 2025. To meet this increased demands, more manufacturing and logistics partners are looking for ways to shorten product lifecycles through improving inventory management systems, changing shipping strategies and altering the fundamental ways products move from point A to point B. The election is over, but the race is just starting for logistics providers.

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What Are the Trends in Last Mile Logistics?

Cerasis

Also, same-day delivery will reach a 25-percent market share by 2025. Supply Chain Disruptors Impact Last Mile Logistics. Supply chain disruptors , such as venture capitalist start-ups, previously discussed in the Uberization of Trucking, are also impacting last mile logistics. Up to 84 percent of global freight spend on trucking costs, including fuel, labor, technology and asset tracking, amounting to more than $800 in the industry.

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Energy Efficiency Is Key to Better Logistics

Material Handling and Logistics

Logistics providers have discovered that sustainability in the supply chain delivers a good ROI. For a long time now, corporations and their supply chains have been required to prove that they are acting in a sustainable, environmentally-friendly way. The board of directors is getting pressure from shareholder resolutions that are closely examining the supply chain. We are in the middle of everyone’s supply chain.

The need to know

EFT

US, Taiwan seek 'like-minded' democracies in supply chain shift from China. curbs on Chinese chipmaker SMIC could rattle supply chains. Changing tack: windpower breezes back into shipping with Swedish venture. HMM and Samsung Heavy Industries to develop smart ships.

The need to know

EFT

US, Taiwan seek 'like-minded' democracies in supply chain shift from China. curbs on Chinese chipmaker SMIC could rattle supply chains. Changing tack: windpower breezes back into shipping with Swedish venture. HMM and Samsung Heavy Industries to develop smart ships.

Amazon vs. Alibaba: A Battle for Southeast Asia

Elementum

2015 was a big year in terms of logistics and globalization for Amazon, who began making their way into the shipping industry, registering in China as a freight forwarder and a shipping broker for 12 routes, including Shanghai to Los Angeles and Hamburg. They’ve also named themselves as a cross-border logistics service and an ocean freight company, with ports in Japan, Europe, and the United States. Next up: The Role of Traceability in the Pharma Supply Chain

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What is the Hyperconnected Era & “The Internet Of Things” and What does it Have to Do with Manufacturing & Logistics?

Cerasis

As supply chain and transportation visibility is a hot topic for Logistics Managers and Directors, 3rd party logistics providers , who adopt this type of technology, are surely to reap the rewards of highly satisfied customers. The IoT intelligent systems enable rapid manufacturing of new products, dynamic response to product demands, and real-time optimization of manufacturing production and supply chain networks, by networking machinery, sensors and control systems together.

Why alternative truck fuels are coming sooner than you think

EFT

The idea of the new regulation is simple: For the shipping industry to clean up its act. The regulation, widely known as IMO 2020 after the International Maritime Organisation and the date of introduction set for 1 st January next year, demands that ships reduce sulphur released from burning fuel. The net result of this is that big expenditure is going to have to be made to make ships around the world comply and one of the easier ways of doing this is to switch fuels.

The Future Is Now for Logistics

Material Handling and Logistics

the supply chain. The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals' annual State of Logistics report attempts to offer just such a map -- accompanied by some timely warnings. Kearney and sponsored by Penske Logistics for CSCMP, vividly depicts a supply chain struggling under the twin demands of constrained capacity and the need for significant technological investment to help service providers and their customers keep up with soaring growth.

Rhode Island Named Bottom State for Infrastructure and Transportation as US Underinvestment Takes Toll

EFT

To address these problems the tiny state is taking on a $5 billion programme to try and overhaul the transportation network by 2025, a cost equivalent to nearly $5,000 per citizen. This is a national issue that logistics providers should take notice of in terms of both the general economic drag it is creating, and the damage it is causing to their performance through shipping delays and added costs. According to their figures the costs to US between 2016 and 2025 could total: $3.9

This Week in Logistics News (June 26-30, 2017)

Talking Logistics

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