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


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.

51st Symposium Purchasing and Logistics

Supply Chain Movement

Agenda 2030: Agile and Networked. This is why the 51 st Symposium will cover issues on the following topics: Purchasing 2030: thinking out of the box. Europe’s biggest congress for procurement, logistics and supply chain professionals awaits you. Download the brochure >> Register now >> Events 2030 51st Symposium Purchasing & Logistics agile benchmarking Berlin BME event Intercontinental logistics networking purchasing supply chain Symposium

Charting the Future of Transportation in Europe

Supply Chain @ MIT

Many socio-economic and environmental trends shape the evolution of freight and passenger transportation, especially within an enormous geographic region such as Europe.

S&OP: Five Steps to Get Started

Supply Chain Shaman

The caller on the other end of the line was in Northern Europe. Frustrated that my upcoming Supply Chain Insights Global Summit was in Phoenix, he asked if I ever came to Europe. We agreed to meet on my next trip to Europe. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030.

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Reduce Costs: Invest In Talent

Supply Chain Shaman

There is a cohort in the Americas, Europe and Asia. We want to build a guiding coalition to rethink supply chain processes and prepare organizations for Supply Chain 2030. In manufacturing-based companies, 70-80% of costs are in the processes of source, make and deliver.

Diesel will continue to dominate trucking to 2040 says IHS Markit


It projects that the major stumbling block for the adoption of electric truck, that of batteries’ cost and weight, will only start to be addressed by around 2030. Primary Event: Supply Chain Summit: Europe Image Caption: Truck sales by fuel type in 2040.

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What’s Next For Battery-Powered Electric Vehicles?


Europe and China, in particular, are expected to dominate the consumer market for EVs.

How Can We Heal the Global Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Shaman

Capabilities for planning in North America and Europe, as shown in Figure 7, are greater than the growth economies. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Join us for a critical view of supply chain 2030 through the insights of leading economists. Supply Chain 2030.

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No Easter Bunny?

Supply Chain Shaman

Sitting in seat 32D in economy on my way back from Europe in November, I struggled with the sardine effect. On the trip back from Europe, stuck in the middle seat in the back of the economy section with almost no leg room and the seat in front of me in my face, I watched the movie twice.

IKEA Group commits to zero emissions targets for home delivery in five major cities by 2020


Inter IKEA Group, the worldwide IKEA franchisor, said in a press release that it “Commits to become climate positive by 2030, as well as to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions from the IKEA value chain by at least 15% in absolute terms, compared to 2016.”. Aim to halve relative emissions from co-workers and customers travelling to IKEA Group touchpoints by 2030.

China’s Historic Silk Road is Resurrected from the Rubble


Ancient records show that the route stretched from Chan’an, China (present-day Xian) in the far east, through India, Persia, Arabia, and — by its sea routes — as far as Europe’s Mediterranean coasts. 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.

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Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

The retail giant plans to take out 50 million metric tons (MMT) by 2030, which is equivalent to the emissions associated with the average annual electricity consumption of 40 million Chinese households. We salute the year’s top advancements in supply chain technology and processes.

How Can Businesses Benefit from Brexit?


According to The Week , a study by think-tank Open Europe found that “the worst case ‘Brexit’ scenario is that the UK economy loses 2.2 percent of its total GDP by 2030… However, it says that GDP could rise by 1.6 There’s a chance Europe could strengthen without the UK.

Sustainability pays off, but it’s not always traceable

Supply Chain Movement

The global middle class is growing even more rapidly: KPMG has calculated that by 2030 there will be three billion more middle-class consumers than in 2010. The global demand for natural raw materials such as coffee, tea, cocoa and palm oil continues to grow robustly.

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


There are currently mines in Europe, Australia, Africa and North America at the feasibility study stage (the final stage of pre-production, that determines whether to develop a mine), with some –– such as the Nolans Bore mine in Australia –– set to be operational within the next three years.

Companies Not Living Up to UN Sustainable Development Vows

Material Handling & Logistics

The 17 goals were adopted in 2015 by all 193 UN nations, with the aim of reaching them by 2030 with the help of business and other groups. Most of those ejected were small and mid-sized companies, mainly in Europe, that may not have had the resources to prepare a report, Hultmann said.

Transitioning to a low carbon future, while boosting profits


Professionally I held various Supply Chain Management functions within Siemens Wind Power and Siemens Gamesa and am Head of Towers, North Europe & Middle East. A specific example is Siemens, having set the target to be carbon-neutral by 2030 and to have halved carbon emissions by 2020.

Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic


Many studies now predict that the thick sheets of ice which prevented ships from passing through in the past will thaw by the year 2030. Warmer temperatures brought on by climate change are transforming topographies around the world, giving rise to profound consequences.

Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic


Many studies now predict that the thick sheets of ice which prevented ships from passing through in the past will thaw by the year 2030. Shorter, more direct routes between Asia and ports in Europe and eastern North America would mean faster trips, reduced shipping costs, and fewer greenhouse gas emissions per trip. Warmer temperatures brought on by climate change are transforming topographies around the world, giving rise to profound consequences.

Consumers are asking for a Bit of Privacy

Enterra Insights

’ A concept [Michelle Dennedy, VP and chief privacy officer at Cisco], coined 20 years ago in Europe, … because it flowed throughout systems and was more valuable than gold or other currencies. A Guidance Note on Big Data for Achievement of the 2030 Agenda ,” LinkedIn, 14 May 2018. [4]

Outlook on U.S. Exports: Forecasting the “Perfect Storm” or Something Else?


export growth between now and 2030. As carriers grapple with capacity adjustments, exporters can benefit from the surplus space available on export ships to Asia and Europe. Outlook on U.S. Exports – Forecasting the “perfect storm” or something else? Transportfolio.

Robotization In Transport And Distribution: Will Nine Out Of Ten DCs Soon Be Obsolete?


In the framework of the TEN-T program, the European Commission has designated ten international transport links – the “core network corridors” – that are to be fully built up and improved with EU funding through 2030. The aims are to further strengthen the European transport infrastructure – and the intelligent transport and traffic management systems that go along with that – to lower transport costs in Europe.

Think Differently. Drive New Outcomes. Let Us Help You Build A Guiding Coalition.

Supply Chain Insights

By 2030, companies will be short 20% of employees at the senior manager and director level. Summer is ending. 2018 is right around the corner. Is it time to start to plan the new year? Forge a strategy? Engage employees?