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.

S&OP: Can You Make Decisions at the Speed of Business?

Supply Chain Shaman

For example, in many of my clients a well-implemented demand planning solution two decades ago is now degrading the forecast 10-15%. For example, an average, companies evaluate 50% of trade promotions. Imagine Supply Chain 2030. The focus is on Imagining Supply Chain 2030.

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Lassoing S&OP

Supply Chain Shaman

For example at J&J, the regional teams have the power while P&G is a very matrix’d organization. For example, one business unit can run SAP, one Oracle, one Logility, one Kinaxis, and one OM Partners; and it will be OK. Forge New Directions for Supply Chain 2030.

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Lassoing S&OP

Supply Chain Shaman

For example, one business unit can run SAP, one Oracle, one Logility, and one OM Partners; and it will be OK. Forge New Directions for Supply Chain 2030. A lasso is what supply chain leaders would like to have. To align S&OP.

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Supply Chain Complexity and the Need for Disruptive Technology


Looking into the future, you won’t likely do business the same way in 2030 that you do today, and your supply chain will need to keep pace, says Cecere.

Go Horizontal!

Supply Chain Shaman

While most supply chain teams think of these processes one by one –an example is improving the S&OP in isolation of the larger system– it is a system. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Supply Chain 2030. Supply Chain 2030.

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Is A Customer-Centric Strategy the Same as Demand-Driven? Outside-In?

Supply Chain Shaman

An example of a global demand network is IBM iBAT. An example of social listening is the Lenovo Case Study presented at the 2015 Supply Chain Insights Global Summit. An example is the understanding of the shopper across the moments of truth in omnichannel strategies.

Cognitive Computing: Getting Clear on Definitions

Supply Chain Shaman

Rulex, a partner of ToolsGroup, is an example of machine learning. Figure 2 is an example of an ontology. An Example of an Ontology. Forge New Directions for Supply Chain 2030. No doubt about it.

The Self-Correcting Supply Chain


And building a sufficiently large sample of example cases is a very time-consuming process. It’s a three step process: It find examples of anomalies in historic data and produce natural language type rules, which are then reviewed by an expert planner or IT database expert.

Building Outside-in Processes: Answering A Question From the Audience

Supply Chain Shaman

Shifts in Traditional Supply Chain Processes in the Building of Capabilities for Supply Chain 2030. Listening Post Example. Last week, I spoke at the CPHA supply chain conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Key learnings from Supply Chain Insights’ Global Summit


The conference, organized by Supply Chain Shaman Lora Cecere and her team, was structured around a compelling theme: “imagine the supply chain of 2030.” Integrating Yammer to track the collaboration process during S&OP is a good example.

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Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and Warehouse Management Set to Take Center Stage in Warehouse Automation

Veridian Solutions

For example, the use of a barcode may trigger a certain defined set of actions. By 2030, one-third of workers in the U.S. The writing is on the wall for traditional, manual-based processes in supply chain management, says Cade Metz of The New York Times.

A River Runs Through It…

Supply Chain Shaman

Client Example of Demand Management Across Time Horizons. At the conference, we will be challenging supply chain leaders to focus on Supply Chain 2030 through a programmatic focus on five themes: Supply Chains to Admire. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Supply Chain 2030.

Integrated Planning: Is It Rubbish? Be Careful What You Ask For….

Supply Chain Shaman

To use the Barnes example, in this blog post, let’s focus on simplicity. At the conference, we will be challenging supply chain leaders to focus on Supply Chain 2030 through a programmatic focus on five themes: Supply Chains to Admire. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030.

Measuring Up?

Supply Chain Shaman

For example, the average operating margin for apparel companies for the period of 2006-2015 was 12%; but when the 2015 is compared to 2006, the average operating margin has declined by five percent. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030.

Network Consolidation: A Step Forward for Market-Driven Value Networks?

Supply Chain Shaman

For example, Infor purchased GT Nexus in 2015; OpenText purchased GXS in 2014, GHX purchased H-Card, LLC today; E2open purchased Terra Technology in May 2016 and Orchestro on Monday. For example, the consortia players are conservative and struggle with board alignment.

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How Can We Heal the Global Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Shaman

For example, P&G is often touted as a supply chain leader. In my research, Colgate is the consummate example of adherence to IT standardization on SAP. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Supply Chain 2030. Today, I unpacked my bags.

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10 Ideas for More Efficient & Productive Warehouse Operations


To reduce the risk of such injuries in repetitive, manual tasks, it’s important to design workstations according to the specific task and worker (for example, ensuring work surface height is the height of the conveyor or roller from floor level). Accenture predicts the value created by the IIoT could reach as high as $15 trillion by 2030, paving the way for more efficient, productive, and intelligent industrial warehouse operations. According to the U.S.

This Week in Logistics News (October 8-12, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Trucking costs to halve by 2030, study predicts (LLoyd’s Loading List). A TMS user, for example, can say to the system, “Show me all uncovered loads,” or an inventory manager can ask, “Which stores have less than three days inventory of product X?”

The Future of Supply Chain Management


That was the perfect lead-in for a great Supply Chain Insights webinar I attended recently – Journey to Supply Chain 2030. Admittedly, 2030 is a few years out. by Alexa Cheater Closed Today. Fresh out of Supply Chain Talent.

Will Robotics Emerging Technology Improve Logistical Efficiency?


Among other things, the article reports that remotely-operated vessels will be common by 2030, semi-autonomous trucks will probably be common on American roads in five to 10 years, and the number of commercial drones will be 10 times higher in 2021 than 2017. Will Robotics Improve Efficiency?

Five Trends That Excite Me!

Supply Chain Shaman

There are many examples in the market. Future of Analytics in the Building of Supply Chain 2030. An Example of a Listening Post from Lenovo. Holiday travel. Packed airports and the children screaming in unison.

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Household Products Industry Stuck in Neutral and Going Backwards

Supply Chain Shaman

For example, P&G kept pace with the industry average on operating margin and inventory turns, and posted some of the best results in Cash-t0-Cash (30 days below the peer group), but underperformed on growth and Return on Invested Capital. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030.

What’s Next For Battery-Powered Electric Vehicles?


For example, GM’s recently launched Chevrolet Bolt is specifically slated to be released with standard vehicle prices, serving as a key player in levelling the field.

How Hong Kong is Enhancing its Sustainability Efforts


Climate Action Plan 2030+. To fulfill China’s obligations under the Paris Agreement, Hong Kong launched the Climate Action Plan 2030+ which outlines the roadmap for the city to contribute to local and national carbon reduction.

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How Megacity Distribution Models are Changing Urban Logistics


There are 28 megacities on the planet, and the United Nations projects that the number will reach 41 by 2030, accounting for a population of some 453 million people. In Mexico City, for example, some 60% of the city’s nanostores maintain only one to two days of inventory.

Why Taxing Automation is a Bad Idea

Talking Logistics

A detailed report on automation released in late November by global management consultancy McKinsey & Company made the bold prediction that “ Automation could kill 73,000,000 US jobs by 2030.”

The Secret of Getting Ahead (Takeaways from Command Alkon ELEVATE 2018 Conference)

Talking Logistics

The answer to the first question is clear when you consider the following sobering statistics about the industry: According to the McKinsey Global Institute, the world will need to spend $57 trillion on infrastructure by 2030 just to keep up with GDP growth. It also matters because federal and state agencies and competitive pressures will also demand it (see, for example, the Federal Highway Administration’s e-Construction and Partnering initiative). What a difference a year makes.

Building Outside-In Processes

Supply Chain Shaman

For example, should customer sentiment data feed into quality systems? For example, in the recession of 2007, DuPont missed the downturn in the market. For example, if you are an apparel retailer, track the number of sales by cut, size, color, occasion, and material.

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. 3] Chris Weller, “ 4 mega-trends that could change the world by 2030 ,” World Economic Forum, 25 August 2017. [4]

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Coming soon to a supply chain near you: 8 big digital disruptors


Phillips gave an example of how PepsiCo is using cameras in display fridges that send real-time pictures to their team. These driverless, flying taxis are part of Dubai’s plan to have self-driving vehicles (of all kinds) account for a quarter of journeys made in Dubai by 2030.

Seeing Beyond the Firewall

Supply Chain Shaman

Let me give you another example: I was speaking to a supplier critical to delivering materials to the Caterpillar heavy loader division last week. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Join us for a critical view of supply chain 2030 through the insights of leading economists.

One Year After U.S. Withdrawal From Paris Agreement


In Massachusetts, for example, state representative Jennifer Benson wants to establish a fee of $20 per ton on carbon dioxide , which would be paid by the consumer filling up their car at the gas station or getting home heating oil delivered.

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.

Supply Chain Planning & Optimization Projections for 2018 - Back to the Future


You can see examples of this shift as companies start to function in a bi-modal fashion (read more here: Gartner Keynote: Algorithms Rule the World – and the Supply Chain ). Actually, with a shrinking baby-boomer workforce the war for talent is only going to heat up in 2018 (read more here: The Talent Gap and here: Imagine 2030: Supply Chain Talent ). I get a kick reading “prediction” articles both prior to the year start and then again after the year is complete.

Smart Mobility Projects: Shaping the Future of Logistics


Estimates project that by 2030, 60% of the planet’s population will live in cities—up from around 50% today. This March, for example, the Wyoming DOT selected a vendor to supply advanced vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communications equipment for a pilot project.

Your Supply Chain Needs a New Place to Put Plastic


When a consumer in the US or the EU disposed of a plastic bottle, for example, that bottle would be collected by a municipal recycling plant, sorted into a bin with other plastic bottles, and finally sent to China, where the actual recycling and remanufacturing of the bottle would occur.