Two Million Vacant Manufacturing Jobs by 2025…How Can We Tackle the Skills Gap?


Ultimately, numerous companies found reshoring the most practical solution to overcome extreme unforeseen costs, and logistical and service issues in operating abroad. Top success in transportation services, logistics, the transport components of reverse logistics systems , and reaching financial goals set for transportation management demands a complete commitment of professionals passionate exclusively about excelling in the freight transportation field.

The Importance of Transportation Visibility

Logistics Viewpoints

I am working on my latest Transportation Execution and Visibility Systems study, which looks at the total size of the market, the forecasted growth through 2025, and the leading suppliers across a number of categories including industry, region, customer size, and mode.


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Made in China 2025 Promises a Manufacturing Revolution


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". Martin Abegglen/ Flickr. Manufacturing Agendas: So Hot Right Now.

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Prologis expands training program for logistics workers

The Supply Chain Journal

Logistics real estate investment trust Prologis Inc. announced Thursday it was expanding its training program aimed at tackling the growing need for logistics workers. Prologis plans to add another nine locations in “key logistics markets” by the end of the year.

Conducting Business in India? Chances Are that You Could Be by 2025

CH Robinson Transportfolio

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. After long years of lethargy, there is now some urgency to address some of the logistical challenges businesses are wary of. Chances Are that You Could Be by 2025 appeared first on Transportfolio. Global Transportation Logistics Supply Chain India Trade

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Material Handling Institute US Roadmap for 2015: Can’t Wait for 2025!

Supply Chain View from the Field

Roadmap , that identifies some of the major technology and logistics trends on the horizon. However, the MHI study, conducted through interviews and surveys with logistics executives, provide a compelling view of what the future will look like. Roadmap for Material Handling & Logistics calls the Physical Internet an “ambitious, comprehensive vision that addresses a wide variety of [supply chain-related] problems.” .

This Week in Logistics News (July 3 – 9)

Logistics Viewpoints

And now on to this week’s logistics news. Roughly the size of a small cooler, Amazon Scout vehicles can transport small packages along sidewalks at walking pace. As early as 2025, at least 50 percent of new Porsches sold will include an electric drive.

Logistics M&A Activity Picks Up

Logistics Trends and Insights

Uncertain times breeds opportunities and within just the past month or so we have seen a number of logistics acquisitions take place. Expeditors International of Washington acquired Fleet Logistics. Nippon Express recently acquired MD Logistics, the U.S.

Profitably Delivering eCommerce with Consumer-Centric Priorities

Logistics Viewpoints

Five Forces Reshaping Logistics as We Know it. Because warehousing and transportation represent significant cost centers, intelligent logistics decisions are critical. Forget what you knew about logistics.

Prologis and ASCM launch global logistics certification program

The Supply Chain Journal

Prologis ( NYSE: PLD ) announced Tuesday that it has partnered with the Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM) to create a certification program for logistics workers. The San Francisco-based logistics real estate investment trust plans to launch the program during the third quarter.

What Are the Trends in Last Mile Logistics?


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


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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The Reverse Logistics Role in Supply Chain Trends!

Supply Chain Game Changer

What Exactly Is Reverse Logistics? Reverse logistics role article and permission to publish here provided by Kevin Jessop at As customers continue to shop online the demand on reverse logistics—particularly the process of managing returns—will skyrocket.

The Digital Opportunity for 3PL Logistics Operations!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Third-party logistics (or 3PL) providers, are standing on the brink of breakout growth. BILLION by 2025. While 3PL providers want to adapt to this new market opportunity, their existing logistics operations often have a hard time keeping pace with these growing demands.

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What You Need to Know About the State of eCommerce Logistics


Today’s logistics empire is not your grandfather’s or even your father’s logistics operation. Consumers are expressing an unprecedented amount of power through eCommerce, and in fact, eCommerce logistics is growing increasingly reliant on small parcel and package delivery options daily. But, by the end of 2012, eCommerce logistics had grown to 5 percent. Today, eCommerce is the primary driver of small package logistics.

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


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.

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. This is where it gets tricky, according to Yossi Sheffi, director of the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. This solution has not been overlooked by logistics companies. The company also set a new goal that by 2025, 40% of all ground fuel will be from sources other than conventional gasoline and diesel, an increase from 19.6%

Bayer Crop Science’s Next Wave of Logistics and Distribution Transformation


During Blue Yonder ICON 2021, I had the pleasure to speak with Johnny Ivanyi , the Global Head of Distribution Excellence of Bayer Crop Science, and Kishore Yarlagadda , Global Distribution Deployment Lead of Bayer Crop Science, for the session “Next Wave of Logistics and Distribution Transformation.”

Driver Shortage in Trucking: Time for Plan B

Talking Logistics

Last week, Daimler was the latest manufacturer to showcase its self-driving truck , the Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025. What is the Future of Truckload Transportation? The post Driver Shortage in Trucking: Time for Plan B appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Transportation Management driver shortage driverless trucks Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025 self-driving trucks transportation trucking Wolfe Research Last week, the U.S.

Innovating Spare Parts Logistics

Logistics Trends and Insights

However, transportation costs can be astronomical if not managed appropriately. Meanwhile, in 2016, UPS announced a distributed, on-demand manufacturing network that links its global logistics network with 3D printers at more than 60 UPS Stores across the U.S billion by 2025. 3D printing provides a number of benefits to the supply chain including lower transportation and inventory costs. By Ian Kerr, The Postal Podcas t and Cathy Morrow Roberson.

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. Subscribe Here! Email Address. To Centralize or to Decentralize?

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The Impact of the Coronavirus Crisis on Reverse Logistics

Enterra Insights

Therefore, reverse logistics companies are preparing for managing the influx of returned or replaced items during this time.”[2]. Reverse logistics: An inconvenient challenge. Journalist Maghan McDowell ( @maghanmcd ) calls returns (aka reverse logistics) “an inconvenient challenge” for retailers.[3] ” While everybody is familiar with the basic concept of returned items, the term reverse logistics might not be quite so familiar.

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. 73-hour, seven-day workweek limit set by Senate panel for truck drivers (Logistics Management). trillion short through 2025 (Reuters). March 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI).

This Week in Logistics News (September 18 – 24)

Logistics Viewpoints

And now on to this week’s logistics news. Over the last decade, as we have documented here, Amazon has been pushing its logistics arm to be less reliant on UPS, FedEx, and the USPS for delivering orders. logistics news Logistics NewsGood help is hard to find.

Logistics in 2020: The Future of Road Freight

BluJay Solutions

The logistics industry is shaping up for some radical changes. Road freight represents a major part of most Logistics Services Providers’ (LSPs') strategies. Regardless of the importance of other modalities to global logistics, it is almost impossible for the supply chain to keep moving, either domestically or internationally, without using the road network. Green logistics; traffic congestion will certainly not have been resigned to history.

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. Logistics at Light Speed.

The Path to Sustainability Begins with Visibility

Logistics Viewpoints

The largest source of carbon dioxide emissions in the United States currently comes from transportation, surpassing electricity emissions in 2017 for the first time since 1978. Patagonia, for instance, has pledged to be carbon neutral by 2025; IKEA has set […]. The post The Path to Sustainability Begins with Visibility appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Sustainability Track and Trace Transportation traceability

TMS Growth: E-Commerce and Better Technology

Logistics Viewpoints

I am wrapping up my Transportation Management Systems market study which looks at the total size of the market, the forecasted growth through 2025, and the leading suppliers across a number of categories including industry, region, and customer size.

This Week in Logistics News (May 27-31, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Department of Transportation Releases Policy on Automated Vehicle Development. Trucks Transported 60% of U.S.-NAFTA The company has achieved 34 consecutive quarters of profitability, and it has more than 146,000 parties connected to its Logistics Technology Platform exchanging more than 4.5 Note: Descartes and Transplace are Logistics Viewpoints sponsors.

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.

Air Passenger Travel is Climbing, is Capacity Relief on the Way?

CH Robinson Logistics

A new era of air transportation trends is emerging to create a confusing outlook for shippers. Even with business travel becoming more viable, it is estimated that business travel will not reach 2019 levels until 2025. To dig even deeper, connect with a logistics provider.

This Week in Logistics News (March 13 – 19)

Logistics Viewpoints

And now to this week’s logistics news. Pandemic has ‘forever altered’ need for logistics space. Global transportation is at the forefront of sustainability efforts. The post This Week in Logistics News (March 13 – 19) appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

Innovating spare parts logistics with 3D printing


However, transportation costs can be astronomical if not managed appropriately. Meanwhile, in 2016, UPS announced a distributed, on-demand manufacturing network that links its global logistics network with 3D printers at more than 60 UPS Stores across the U.S billion by 2025. 3D printing provides a number of benefits to the supply chain including lower transportation and inventory costs. 3D printing is revolutionising the way spare parts is managed.

Borderlands: Port Houston signs agreement for $1.1B channel expansion

The Supply Chain Journal

billion Houston Ship Channel expansion, known as Project 11 , could finish as soon as 2025, accommodating an additional 1,400 vessels per year and generate $200 billion in economic impact once completed. The project could be completed as soon as 2025.

Truckers and the Future of Work!

Supply Chain Game Changer

I don’t hold that point of view, but I do not believe there is a realistic scenario that Road Ready occurs before 2025 and most likely not until 2030. So if the autonomous truck is Road Ready (2025 or 2030?). Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Human Resources Transportation Truckin

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