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.

Are We Building Our Supply Chains For Gen Z?

EV Cargo Technology

By 2026 Generation Z will overtake Millenials to become the largest consumer population (1). Supply chains need to recognise Generation Z’s vision and values whilst focusing on supporting the sales channels dominated by this era following the millennial generation. So, what supply chain initiatives can have the quickest lasting impact? Stop shipping air around the world. Consider how you can implement reverse logistics into your existing supply chain.

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Are We Building Our Supply Chains For Gen Z?

EV Cargo Technology

By 2026 Generation Z will overtake Millenials to become the largest consumer population (1). Supply chains need to recognise Generation Z’s vision and values whilst focusing on supporting the sales channels dominated by this era following the millennial generation. So, what supply chain initiatives can have the quickest lasting impact? Stop shipping air around the world. Consider how you can implement reverse logistics into your existing supply chain.

The Future of Retail Supply Chain: What’s in Store?

Logistics Bureau

Retailers have little choice but to respond, often without the luxury of breathing space in which to reimagine or repurpose their supply chain networks. There will be no such thing as a one-size-fits-all model for retail supply chains. For that very reason, innovation will be a constant quest for retail supply chain owners over the next decade or so, with three primary areas of focus likely to be: Multi/Omni-channel supply.

Why Walmart is Paying Truckers Almost $90,000 a Year

Shipchain

As a supply chain manager, without a means to get a product from Point A to Point B, your hands are tied. Bob Costello, Senior Vice President of the American Trucking Associations, did a study and found that the shortage could be as significant as 175,000 by 2026. Additionally, as per our CEO John Monarch , truck drivers are often unfairly blamed for missteps in the supply chain. Blockchain Industry Logistics Shipping Supply Chain Trucking

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Transportation TIP List: Week of March 3rd, 2019

Transplace

Likewise, this week’s TIP List has a particularly bright outlook; including news on the growing freight business and the projected increase to the size of the global supply chain analytics market. Supply Chain Analytics Market Will Be Worth $10.7 Billion by 2026 : According to a report by Acumen Research and Consulting, the size of the global supply chain analytics market is expected to be worth $10.7 billion by 2026, growing with 15.5%

Worker Shortages and More Pose a Challenge to Freight Companies

Elementum

Transportation is one of the world's largest industries and deeply influences how efficiently global supply chains are able to run. Today, trucking, shipping, air shipping, and other logistics services are all experiencing disruption: As consumer expectations evolve, businesses are constantly pressured to deliver high-quality goods in the shortest amount of time. Despite ramped-up recruiting efforts, this number is expected to triple by 2026.

Why the Great Driver Shortage Is Now Top of Mind for Shippers & a Driver of a Capacity Crunch

Cerasis

In fact, the truck driver shortage is expected to double to 100,000 in the next five years, but other industry experts, reports Iris Kuo of Trucks.com , suggest actual worsening could be as high as 200,000 unfilled positions by 2026. In addition, wages and benefits for truckers now exceed commutative fuel costs, making the driver shortage responsible for increasing freight shipping rates.

Intelligent BOM Management Drives Manufacturing Success

Arena Solutions

Most manufacturing companies must rely on many supply chain partners to design and deliver products to their customers under budget and ahead of schedule. The increased use of supply chains and contract manufacturers (CMs) underscores the need to leverage systems that improve how BOMs are created, shared, and approved between internal and external teams. billion in 2018, with estimated expansion at a CAGR of 7% through 2026, according to Grand View Research.

Worker Shortages and More Pose a Challenge to Freight Companies

Elementum

Transportation is one of the world's largest industries and deeply influences how efficiently global supply chains are able to run. Today, trucking, shipping, air shipping, and other logistics services are all experiencing disruption: As consumer expectations evolve, businesses are constantly pressured to deliver high-quality goods in the shortest amount of time. Despite ramped-up recruiting efforts, this number is expected to triple by 2026.

Collaborative Logistics’ Role in the Emergence of the Physical Internet

Material Handling and Logistics

It may seem impossible today, but the physical Internet could be embedded into freight supply chains by 2050. Indeed, it will not only optimize entire supply chain ecosystems but also reshape and reengineer them. Zach Zacharia , an associate professor of supply chain management at Lehigh University, is part of a team developing a handbook on the physical Internet. It is simply not suited to the multidimensional supply chain landscapes of tomorrow. .

3 ways retail warehousing impacts profitability

6 River Systems

The COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted global supply chains and caused massive shifts in demand across product categories. With online retail penetration projected to reach 25% by 2026, that means 75,000 stores could be forced out of business by that same year. of consumers surveyed cited speed as the most important factor related to shipping, and 28.6%

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.