Driver Digest: The Impact of a Driver

Supply Chain Link

Whether you are a driver who takes on long hauls over the road or runs frequent dedicated routes, drivers help sustain life and make the world go round.

Retail Apocalypse Predicted to Continue

Enterra Insights

That easing was helped along by topline improvements last year, and those would have to be sustained to stave off further closures, UBS said.” Howland reports, “[UBS] analysts’ best case estimate is for 75,000 stores to collectively shutter by 2026, if e-commerce penetration rises from today’s 16% to 25%.” 2] Daphne Howland, “ 75K stores could shutter by 2026 ,” Retail Dive , 9 April 2019. [3]

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The (Potential) Value of Labeling in the Lithium Ion Battery Supply Chain

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

1] Electric vehicle driven demand for lithium-ion battery raw materials such as cobalt and copper is expected to increase 10x by 2026. [2]. As such, our cost savings estimate only focused on differences in recovered material value from the time period of 2026 to 2040.

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The Expected Growth of Manufacturing Technology Investments!

Supply Chain Game Changer

4 Challenges in Starting and Sustaining a SIOP (S&OP) Business Process! The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently predicted manufacturing will be the only major occupational group that will experience a decline in the 10-year period from 2016 to 2026. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

A vision for a transparent global Rare Earth Element system using blockchain technology

Provenance

Provenance has partnered with the Swedish Agency for Growth Policy Analysis Agency (Growth Analysis) , to explore how blockchain technology can help to valorise sustainable practices in the Rare Earth Elements mining sector. 1kg of estimated pure elements of sustainably mined REE = 1 credit.

Collaborative Logistics’ Role in the Emergence of the Physical Internet

Material Handling & Logistics

If they succeed, this will ultimately lead to more efficient, effective and sustainable freight supply chains.”. Imagine moving cargo across continents as smoothly as computers process data.

Amazon vs. Flipkart: The Race to Dominate Indian E-Commerce

Elementum

the Indian e-commerce market is estimated to reach $200 billion by 2026. While the jury is still out on which e-tailer will come out on top, a decisive factor will be each company's ability to control burn rates and decrease reliance on predatory pricing in favor of a more sustainable revenue model bolstered by exclusive offerings and expansion into other verticals. Indian e-commerce company Flipkart is in fierce rivalry with Amazon over the country's online retail market.

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

Logistics Bureau

Retailers and suppliers together will need to innovate to develop ways in which they can sustain relationships of trust, where they are not afraid to openly share data with one another. While talking technology, retail companies will need plenty of it to meet the challenge of last mile distribution in 2026 and beyond. The world of retail has never seen the degree of change that’s being experienced today.