Supply Chain Scope: New Study Shows Rise in US Inventories; California Estimated to Improve Freight Efficiency by 25% in 2030

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Sustainable Freight Action Plan for California is estimated to Improve Freight Efficiency by 25% in 2030. Targets for 2030 Include: Improve freight system efficiency 25 percent by 2030. California Sustainable Freight Action Plan.

Why Taxing Automation is a Bad Idea

Talking Logistics

Late last year, a San Francisco politician launched a statewide campaign to raise money for a California ballot that would penalize private enterprise for embracing automation in the workplace. But California is not the first to raise this idea.

One Year After U.S. Withdrawal From Paris Agreement

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One of the most popular is the We Are Still In initiative, spearheaded by former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg and California governor Jerry Brown. Last year, President Trump’s announcement that the U.S.

Green Solutions in Trucking Industry

GTG Technology Group

While the EPA has given the trucking industry until 2021 to fully comply with the new set of standards, the state of California has already begun its green overhaul of the industry.

Artificial Intelligence: From Pioneers to Passives

Enterra Insights

Evelyn Cheng ( @chengevelyn ) reports a new study from the McKinsey Global Institute asserts, “AI could deliver $13 trillion in additional global economic activity by 2030, putting its contributions to growth on par with the introduction of other transformative technologies such as the steam engine.”[1] Artificial intelligence (AI) has become a routine topic of discussion in newspapers, journals, and magazines as well as on television.

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Consumers are asking for a Bit of Privacy

Enterra Insights

New legislation enacted by the EU and California — respectively the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) of 2018 — will significantly impact how organizations can gather, store, and use personalized consumer data. ”[1] Enormous fines are possible if companies violate provisions of the GDPR and companies are open to lawsuits (including class action lawsuits) if they violate provisions of the California law.

SAP to Expand Cloud Presence with Acquisition of Ariba

Supply Chain Network

Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, Ariba has approximately 2,600 employees. Germany: +49(0)89 2030 3201. SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) and Ariba, Inc. Nasdaq: ARBA) today announced that SAP’s subsidiary, SAP America, Inc., has entered into an agreement to acquire Ariba, the leading cloud-based business commerce network, for $45.00 per share, representing an enterprise value of approximately $4.3 billion.