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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.

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Imagining the Supply Chain of the Future!

Supply Chain Game Changer

There are articles which describe what the future of Supply Chain will be like in 2020, 0r 2025, or even 2030. Techniques such as drop shipping and full case fulfillment and replenishment eliminate several handoffs and touches throughout any Supply Chain. Planning, Procurement, Manufacturing, Logistics, Inventory Management and more are most often activities assigned to some internal organization. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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Supply Chain And Logistics Trends That Could Be Big In 2020

Logistics Bureau

Again, this might include recycling or refurbishing items damaged in storage or transit, or placing undamaged returns back into a sales inventory. Forecasters such as McKinsey estimate potential savings as being worth over $1 trillion (US) by 2025. According to the Shipa Freight report, the primary challenges faced by internationalizing SMEs, from a shipping perspective, are as follows: International shipping costs are too high, and cost-visibility is inadequate.

The Changing Landscape of Real Estate in the Logistics Industry

Logistics Bureau

This article delves into the changes that new commercial business models, customer expectations, and technology are bringing about in the logistics environment, focusing particularly on how those changes are impacting the planning, procurement, design, layout, and operation of distribution centres. Instead of shipping orders consolidated onto pallets bound for retail outlets, the warehouse is the point of origin for small orders dispatched directly to customers’ homes.

Top 25 Supply Chains of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

The rankings are based on a composite score based on the opinions of Gartner’s analysts; a group of peer voters (mostly supply chain practitioners, professionals and experts; in the interests of full disclosure, I myself am part of the peer panel); some metrics, including return on assets, inventory growth and revenue growth; and a corporate social responsibility (CSR) component score.

Supply Chain and the Internet of Things – Towards New Paradigms

Logistics Bureau

IT vendor Intel suggests that by 2025, about 40% of IoT devices will be in the business and manufacturing sector. Accounting becomes more efficient when your supply chain automatically informs you about assets and inventory. Shipping can be planned, and delivery predicted. Downstream, distribution including shipping and intermediate storage may be handled by a third-party logistics (3PL) provider. Connected machines, vehicles, and inventory provide data in real time.