Circular Supply Chain: the Politics of Pollution

DynaSys

In previous posts, I wrote on the emergence of circular model supply chains , and the likely impacts they may have. Why are circular model supply chains any different to the myriad of other supply chain sustainability banners that have come and gone over the past decade? Companies embark on sustainability initiatives such as circular supply chains for many reasons. There is no one single reason to adopt circular supply chain models.

Can Supply Chains Adjust to a Circular Economy Over the Next Decade? Part 2

Enterra Insights

In order for that to happen, both supply chains and consumer habits must significantly change. Steven Steutermann, managing vice president in the Gartner supply chain practice, states, “To turn around a supply chain system, 10 years is not a long time. What this means to these managers is that they need to prepare for the transformation from a linear to a circular supply chain.”[2]. ” The Green Supply Chain , 31 July 2012

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Can Supply Chains Adjust to a Circular Economy Over the Next Decade? Part 1

Enterra Insights

In order for that to happen, both supply chains and consumer habits must significantly change. 3] Steven Steutermann, managing vice president in the Gartner supply chain practice, stated, “Organizations are under pressure to reduce the amount of waste they’re producing — from consumers and governments alike.”[4] ” That is why supply chains are the most important players when it comes to the future of circular economies.

The Digital Age is a Quarter Century Old and Transformations are Still Taking Place

Enterra Insights

As an example of an area that benefits from agile organization, he looks at supply chain operations. He writes: “In a supply chain context, leaders have been traditionally focused on accountability, predictability and risk minimization. However, as Gartner notes, it also makes it ‘difficult for supply chains to collaborate and adapt in a disruptive digital world.’

[INFOGRAPHIC] AI Technologies: The Role of Humans & The Application in Logistics

Cerasis

Mr. Ray Kruzwell: Futurist and Director of Engineering at Google: AI will be achieved by 2029. Today our focus has been on KPIs, ERP, WMS, TMS, YMS, EDI, The Cloud, S and OP, 3 D Printing, IoT, IoE, Drones: Same Hour/Day/Time Delivery to Customers, Cyber Security, Theft, Government Regulations, E-Commerce, Omni-Channel, Modeling/Simulation, Risk Management, Tracking, Traceability, Re-shoring, Robotics , et al, but…what about Artificial Intelligence or AI technologies? .