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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. His observations include trends in first and last-mile logistics, and the increase in SMEs entering global markets. 2020 Supply Chain and Logistics Trends: What’s Around the Corner? The Death of the End-to-End Supply Chain. In short, the supply chain is no longer linear, but circular.

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. E-Commerce Logistic

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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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Transforming the Construction Materials Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

If you stop to think about it, the construction industry supply chain is all around us — it’s the roads we drive on, our houses and commercial buildings, and all sorts of other infrastructure. But when you take a closer look at how this supply chain works, you realize that there is a lot of waste and inefficiency. Simply put, there’s probably no other supply chain that is in more dire need of transformation than the construction industry supply chain.

A Look at Some of the Biggest Trends in Shipping and Logistics

Shipchain

Life as we know it is constantly being shaken up, and supply chain is no different. Trends in shipping and logistics like the rising popularity of e-commerce and blockchain technology are already changing the fabric of the industry as we know it. Read on for a more in-depth look at some of the biggest trends in shipping and logistics taking place this year. . 1) Shorter Shipping Windows and More Efficient Last Mile Deliveries. billion by 2025.

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What Are the Trends in Last Mile Logistics?

Cerasis

Shippers face many challenges in successfully delivering products to end-users, and last mile logistics will be a core focus of change in the coming months. Also, same-day delivery will reach a 25-percent market share by 2025. By 2018 alone, same-day delivery and last mile logistics will be valued at more than $1.35 E-commerce is the driving force behind the sudden uptick in last mile logistics, and as explained by Logistics Management, e-commerce is expected to grow to $2.4

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The Top 6 Trends in Logistics Impacting Shippers in 2017

Cerasis

The election is over, but the race is just starting for logistics providers. From Amazon to hyper-local retailers, 2017 will be a year of intense scrutiny and pressure on logistics providers. Fortunately, your organization can get ahead of the learning curve by knowing what trends in logistics to watch for this year. The Top 6 Trends in Logistics Impacting Shippers in 2016. Autonomous Trucks Will Drive Logistics Forward. Logistics

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Digitization and the Future of Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

Motorized coaches and cars bring passengers to their stores and restaurants and modern transportation systems ship their handmade goods to a broader customer base. When motorized vehicles became commonplace, horse-and-buggy supply chains found they couldn’t compete with modern transportation systems. We now live in the digital age and supply chains desiring to remain competitive must keep in step with the times.

Top 25 Supply Chains of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

Our look at the Top 25 (plus 4) Supply Chains of 2018 examines how the best companies in the world excel at managing their global supply chains. One of the most popular articles we’ve ever done is our look at analyst group Gartner’s annual ranking of the Top 25 Supply Chains. In fact, BMW has adopted any number of digital production technologies, such as data analytics, smart logistics and 3D printing.

Supply Chain Management Challenges All Businesses Need to Understand

USC Consulting Group

Sustained marketplace success and effective supply chain management go hand-in-hand. Organizations that cultivate and maintain reliable yet malleable logistics channels can source the material needed to produce impactful products with minimal overhead and deliver these items swiftly to anticipative consumers. Sophisticated enterprise information technology now propels numerous operational functions, including supply chains.

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.

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

Supply Chain Game Changer

Over time it was understood that this was much needed and it actually helped in organizing and setting up different logistics and transport sectors to speed up their overall processes. From the movement of trucks to managing a good economic supply chain, GST affected logistics in a great way. The logistics sector in India is worth $130 million and the number is gradually increasing with a passing day. appeared first on Supply Chain Game Changer™.

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What are the Top 7 Trends in Last Mile Logistics?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out 6 Major Delivery Logistics Trends! Shippers face many challenges in successfully delivering products to end-users, and last mile logistics will be a core focus of change in the coming months. Also, same-day delivery will reach a 25-percent market share by 2025. By 2018 alone, same-day delivery and last mile logistics will be valued at more than $1.35 Last Mile Logistics Gets Faster Fulfillment. Supply Chain Disruptors Impact Last Mile Logistics.

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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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). 73-hour, seven-day workweek limit set by Senate panel for truck drivers (Logistics Management). trillion short through 2025 (Reuters).

Why Energy Supply Chains are Transitioning to Renewables

Requis

The coronavirus pandemic has given the world a wake-up call about resiliency in supply chain. Netflix is hosted on Amazon Web Services, so if it reaches its goal of 100% renewables by 2025, we’ll all be able to rest a little more easily.).

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. This solution has not been overlooked by logistics companies.

Retailers, Shippers, Manufacturers to Reduce Fashion Supply Chain Emissions

Material Handling and Logistics

Industry suppliers will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30% by 2030 and will phase out coal-fired boilers in their own companies and direct suppliers from 2025. Under the auspices of UN Climate Change, leading fashion brands, retailers, supplier organizations, and others, including a major shipping company, have agreed to collectively address the climate impact of the fashion sector across its entire value chain.

How to Expand Your Global Shipping to Meet Growing Indian Markets

CH Robinson Logistics

If projections and recent rhetoric are to be believed, India will join China as the only non-North American countries in the $500 billion club by 2025. How is Global Shipping Growing in India? After long years of lethargy, there is now some urgency to address some of the logistical challenges businesses are wary of. How to Take Advantage of Increased Shipping in India. Learn more about planning your international shipping strategy to fit India’s growing markets.

The Impact of the Coronavirus Crisis on Reverse Logistics

Enterra Insights

This dramatic change in consumer shopping habits emphasizes the importance of omnichannel strategies and a resilient supply chain. Hitendra Chaturvedi, a professor at the Supply Chain Department of W.P. companies in many ways, and nearly three-fourths of them have seen their supply chain significantly affected.”[1] Therefore, reverse logistics companies are preparing for managing the influx of returned or replaced items during this time.”[2].

Supply Chain and the Internet of Things – Towards New Paradigms

Logistics Bureau

Supply chains have much to gain from connectivity too. On the other hand, supply chains can be much more complex and demanding. IT vendor Intel suggests that by 2025, about 40% of IoT devices will be in the business and manufacturing sector. What Can Connecting Things in a Supply Chain Do for You? Good information can make any supply chain run better. Within a single supply chain process, it can improve efficiency.

4 ways to optimize your supply chain to increase quality and reduce risk

6 River Systems

Quality issues can arise at any point in the supply chain, and unresolved quality issues can be costly — particularly if quality issues aren’t discovered until a product has already reached the market. Optimized supply chains help companies control quality and manage risk, and companies with optimized supply chains typically have a 3x faster cash-to-cash cycle than those with under-optimized supply chains. “It’s

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

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: This is our second post in a collaborative blog post series about mobility in manufacturing & logistics along with Catavolt, who helps manufacturing organizations drive operational excellence with mobile apps. 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.

Offering Prayers While Looking Down the Barrel of a Gun

Supply Chain Shaman

We are watching the redefinition of the principles of safe and secure supply chains and corporate liability. PCA was a small player in a complex supply chain of big brands. The issue spanned across the value chain and impacted over 300 companies and 3900 products. I think that we should pray today for all of the leaders of food supply chains in food and pharmaceutical companies. An example is the work on Performance Based Logistics (PBL).

Autonomous Vehicles Will Be Piloting Your Supply Chain Sooner Than You Think

AFFLINK

Whether you’re shipping goods across the sea or across the highways, your products will eventually move along inside of a vehicle without a driver. What should logistics professionals consider when they think about autonomous transportation? Based on current trends, McKinsey and company predicts that over 30% of new trucks will be autonomous by 2025. Autonomy may present a lifeline for a beleaguered shipping industry. The future of transportation is autonomous.

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 visibilit

Mastering Last Mile Logistics Remains a Challenge

Enterra Insights

Logistics providers probably look longingly on the days when the last mile of the supply chain primarily meant delivering goods to the store in which they were sold. Petersen ( @IMSResultsCount ), CEO of Integrated Marketing Solutions, notes that mastering last mile logistics is particularly important for any company whose primary source of revenue is a subscription model. ” Supply Chain 24/7 , 26 October 2017. [6]

The Expanding Use of E-Commerce for Manufacturing Companies

Cerasis

Manufacturing and shipping process have historically focused on producing a product, sending it to the store, and having a consumer purchase the product. As a result, an existing manufacturer must be willing to take many steps to merge with the potential offerings of other businesses, such as those in the aftermarket service parts supply chain , to effectively retain and gain new customers. The Aftermarket Parts Supply Chain Will Grow Reliant on E-Commerce.

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. According to Michael Khalil of Inbound Logistics, primary transportation management challenges in e-commerce include: Increased complexity of shipping strategy. Faster shipping. Identify weaknesses and opportunities within your supply chain.

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. Real Estate in the Logistics Industry: A Changing Landscape. If that trend continues, their growth in logistics could be even more remarkable.

The Inevitability of Warehouse Robots

BlueYonder

To say it with numbers “nearly 28% of warehouses globally will be using commercial robots by 2025, compared with around 3% in 2018” 1. In anticipation of this growth, over $1 billion in investment has flowed into logistics-focused robotics and automation companies since 2015 2. Seasonal hiring peaks were always a reality, but the emphasis on getting your gifts shipped out before Christmas has meant hiring has become very competitive.

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 Future Is Now for Logistics

Material Handling and Logistics

the supply chain. Given the swiftly changing logistics environment, those who navigate the new world we live in need a roadmap to guide their actions. The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals' annual State of Logistics report attempts to offer just such a map -- accompanied by some timely warnings. The high demand for logistics services took some by surprise, including the researchers. The capacity crunch and technology are reshaping ?the

Enhanced Customer Experience with Chatbots

20Cube Logistics

It is estimated that the Chatbot market is expected to reach around 1.25billion US dollars in 2025 from 190.8 Due to its consistency and success, Chatbots have been successfully adopted in supply chain logistics wherein it can be of help in two different ways: Supply chain operations: fleet management, warehousing etc. How chatbots are helpful in supply chain logistics: Complete visibility.