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Reduce Costs: Invest In Talent

Supply Chain Shaman

In manufacturing-based companies, 70-80% of costs are in the processes of source, make and deliver. Labor is an important input with 50-60% of employees of the company reporting through supply chain organizations. Supply chain processes are relatively new.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

We salute the year’s top advancements in supply chain technology and processes. Thanks to omni-channel distribution, 3-D printing, self-service logistics and other avenues of disintermediation, traditional supply chain roles are rapidly being transformed into all-new opportunities.

Digitization in the Automotive Supply Chain: A Potential, Game-Changing Transition

Elementum

As the use of technology in cars continues to grow at a rapid pace, tech companies are moving to expand products and services to the automotive supply chain. A Transition in the Automotive Supply Chain. A Connected Supply Chain.

Trends 2019: Let the Prediction Season Begin

Enterra Insights

Weller observes, “A combination of widespread aging, falling fertility, and urbanization will lead to a dramatically different world in 2030. And, the World Economic Forum estimates that the global cost of chronic diseases — driven largely by aging populations — will total US$47 trillion between 2010 and 2030. Those technologies include: artificial intelligence, robotics, blockchain, the Internet of Things, big data analytics, and additive manufacturing (aka 3D printing).

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China’s Historic Silk Road is Resurrected from the Rubble

Elementum

In 2013, President Xi Jin Ping introduced an initiative to construct a modern-day equivalent of the Silk Road as part of the country’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. If completed according to plan, it will reintroduce ancient land routes connecting China with Europe via parts of Central Asia and the Middle East. China is leading an initiative to revive one of the largest feats of trade infrastructure the world has ever known.

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Global electric vehicle demand drives scramble for fresh supplies of vital metals

EFT

The rise in EV popularity has created a rush to buy and create new supplies of battery metals because, unlike a normal auto, EVs require large amounts of nickel, cobalt and lithium. CATL) ranked as the world's top EV battery manufacturer.