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Supply Chain Artificial Intelligence Offers Wisdom to Supply Chain Management


Our previous discussion on augmented reality revealed a new trend in supply chain management , the use of computer-simulated imagery to enhance production and efficiency. However, the supply chain tends to forget how augmented reality will naturally transform the entire supply chain, and supply chain artificial intelligence is one of the key driving forces behind supply chain augmented reality.

Top 3 Supply Chain Planning Buzzwords


When it comes to supply chains, certain words seem to be bandied about like the ball at a championship tennis match. Back and forth, over and over, these supply chain buzzwords seem to have an endless lifespan. But are they just creative marketing spin (after all, developing them is kind of part of the job), or is what they stand for actually making a difference in your supply chain planning?


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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". Supply Chain Impact. Martin Abegglen/ Flickr.

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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.

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


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.

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


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. Faster shipping.

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. billion over the next five years to overhaul its supply chain. Department of Transportation to ban the product from air transportation.

Supply Chain Management Challenges All Businesses Need to Understand

USC Consulting Group

Sustained marketplace success and effective supply chain management go hand-in-hand. In fact, 62% of logistics, supply chain, and transportation executives say their companies are undergoing profound supply chain transformation , according to a 2019 report from Forbes Insights. Sophisticated enterprise information technology now propels numerous operational functions, including supply chains.

Why Energy Supply Chains are Transitioning to Renewables


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.).

Technology Support in Integrated Business Planning: Automation, Augmentation and Human Centricity

Supply Chain Trend

Preview In his 2019 Foresight article, Niels van Hove examined eight technological hurdles that must be overcome to enable autonomous or ‘lights out’ supply-chain planning. Autonomous – third wave – integrated supply-planning software will serve to enhance planning cycles.

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? How to Take Advantage of Increased Shipping in India. Shippers should include India in their global shipping strategy by looking into new carriers, routes, distribution centers, warehouses, and customers and planning their supply logistics around them.

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.

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).

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

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


The future of transportation is autonomous. 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. For entrepreneurs considering driverless transportation, there are already a number of choices available. What should logistics professionals consider when they think about autonomous transportation? Autonomous Transports are Already Taking Over Long-Haul Routes.

What You Need to Know About the State of eCommerce Logistics


Meanwhile, eCommerce is catalyzing significant changes in retail real estate as more companies vie for warehouse space and transportation services to meet a growing number of online orders, explains Alexander Frei and John Morris of Area Development. But, the changes are not limited to warehousing, and you need to understand how they will impact the modern supply chain. As a result, warehouses can ship more packages.

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

The Expanding Use of E-Commerce for Manufacturing Companies


Manufacturing and shipping process have historically focused on producing a product, sending it to the store, and having a consumer purchase the product. These systems included an enterprise resource planning system , a transportation management system , a warehouse management system , and a system for managing and tracking returns and refunds. The Aftermarket Parts Supply Chain Will Grow Reliant on E-Commerce.

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 statistics have shown an increase in freight shipping volume to about 1325 billion and these numbers are predicted to double by 2025. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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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.

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


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. This post got us and many others thinking about the more entrenched possibility of the Internet of Things and the rise of the “Hyperconnected Era” and it’s impact on transportation and logistics.

The Top 6 Trends in Logistics Impacting Shippers in 2017


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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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.

What Are the Trends in Last Mile Logistics?


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. Unfortunately, the tech landscape is riddled with cases of supply chain disruptors failing, but the trend is clear and shows little indication of regression.

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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] Retailers should be taking advantage of complete-visibility supply chains, including returned goods.

The Future is Now: Why these 5 Advanced Manufacturing Technologies Trends will Dominate 2018


in manufacturing, supply chain, logistics, and transportation management. Global spending on robotics will climb to more than $67 billion by 2025, and 2018 is expected to be the year of the first big-break returns on robotics. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post The Future is Now: Why these 5 Advanced Manufacturing Technologies Trends will Dominate 2018 appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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


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. US News Best States for Transportation Rank.

Warehouse Management Software – A Blueprint for Warehouse Excellence & Inventory Management


A Warehouse Management Software (WMS) is one that helps plan, control, and manage the day-to-day manufacturing operations in a warehouse along with the guidance of inventory movement, optimizing order picking, and shipping of customer orders. It can also help manage supply chain operations from the manufacturer or wholesaler to the warehouse and then to the retailer or distribution center. by the end of 2025. Effective supply chain management.

Warehouse Management Software – A Blueprint for Warehouse Excellence & Inventory Management


A Warehouse Management Software (WMS) is one that helps plan, control, and manage the day-to-day manufacturing operations in a warehouse along with the guidance of inventory movement, optimizing order picking, and shipping of customer orders. It can also help manage supply chain operations from the manufacturer or wholesaler to the warehouse and then to the retailer or distribution center. by the end of 2025. Effective supply chain management.

What is Click and Collect? (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. In the UK, the click and collect model is particularly popular with experts predicting that usage will double by 2025. Cost: By picking up an order themselves in-store, customers can save on shipping costs. Reduced Shipping Costs: Click & collect reduces the operational costs of shipping. Infographic) appeared first on Supply Chain Game Changer™. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Why alternative truck fuels are coming sooner than you think


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.

Bed-in-a-box eRetailers Make Fulfillment Sexy


See how one bed-in-a-box firm cut transportation costs and began 1-2 day delivery immediately. The key to keeping happy customers for these companies is delivering on promises like free shipping, 100-day guarantees and free returns. Any advantage with faster, lower cost shipping can be a game changer when convenience and speed are driving sales. It illustrates the obstacles facing mattress fulfillment and the opportunities with a variable cost supply chain.

Bed-in-a-box eRetailers Make Fulfillment Sexy


<h2>» In this article</h2> <ol><li>Build a distribution network without long-term commitments and high capital costs</li><li>Launch a distribution network in 2-3 weeks vs. 3-4 months</li><li>See how one bed-in-a-box firm cut transportation costs and began 1-2 day delivery immediately</li></ol><p>Mattresses are coming late to the e-commerce boom.