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. California Sustainable Freight Action Plan.

Logistics in 2020: The Future of Road Freight

BluJay Solutions

In a recent white paper , Kewill has looked at the issues facing the global supply chain, and how it may look in 2020, including the future picture for road freight. Road freight represents a major part of most Logistics Services Providers’ (LSPs') strategies. Many regions will be beginning to see road freight shift to rail over long cross-country routes to minimize fuel costs with the added benefit of reducing CO2 emissions.

Transportation TIP List: Week of February 24th, 2019


trillion to the global economy by 2030, according to PwC. Because of the healthy freight demand and uncertainty about future capacity, trucking firms still have pricing leverage over shippers despite an eight-month slide in spot market truck pricing and various economic indices.

Transportation TIP List: Week of March 3rd, 2019


Likewise, this week’s TIP List has a particularly bright outlook; including news on the growing freight business and the projected increase to the size of the global supply chain analytics market. Transportation TIP List: Week of March 3 rd , 2019.

Green Future of Freight [Infographic]


Please share this infographic on you site by copying and pasting the code below: Source: The Green Future of Freight – An infographic by the team at Freightera. FREIGHT SHIPPING EMISSIONS TODAY. Ocean freight: 17%. Air freight: 9%. Rail freight: 6%.

Imagining the Supply Chain of the Future!

Supply Chain Game Changer

There are articles which describe what the future of Supply Chain will be like in 2020, 0r 2025, or even 2030. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Technologies Reshaping the Global Digital Supply Chain! Imagine what the future will look like in Supply Chain!

TMS Delivers on NASSTRAC’s Five Common Sense Suggestions for Shippers

Supply Chain Collaborator

The hard-hitting new report from the National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council (NASSTRAC) is titled, “ Logistics 2030: Navigating a Disruptive Decade, Year 1 – Freight Transportation ” and it is full of powerful conclusions about what shippers are facing in the coming decade as the pace of technological advancement and change continues to accelerate. Freight Payment and Audit automation makes settlement predictable and easy which is always appreciated by carriers.

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.

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

Talking Logistics

Transplace Acquires Yusen Logistics’ Intermodal & Freight Brokerage Group. Freight trucking startup Shipwell gets a $10 million boost (TechCrunch). Trucking costs to halve by 2030, study predicts (LLoyd’s Loading List).

10 Ideas for More Efficient & Productive Warehouse Operations


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. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post 10 Ideas for More Efficient & Productive Warehouse Operations appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis. According to the U.S.

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.

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Smart Mobility Projects: Shaping the Future of Logistics


Department of Transportation (DOT) projects that freight volumes in the United States will increase by more than 40% over the next 30 years. Estimates project that by 2030, 60% of the planet’s population will live in cities—up from around 50% today.

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. How Megacity Distribution Models Are Changing Urban Logistics.Connect.

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?

Two Million Vacant Manufacturing Jobs by 2025…How Can We Tackle the Skills Gap?


For example, in China alone, where the last decade brought millions of new participants into the workforce, a skills gap is expected to cause a deficit of 23 million sufficiently skilled workers there by 2030. Approximately 60 percent of today's unfilled manufacturing jobs are due to a shortage of applicants with sufficient proficiency in science, technology, engineering, and math ( STEM ) skills.

Green Solutions in Trucking Industry

GTG Technology Group

In July, California governor Jerry Brown declared by executive order that state agencies should begin the process of improving California’s freight system. According to a recent article in the Los Angeles Times, the freight system accounts for 45% of smog-forming pollution in the Golden State.

Smart Mobility Projects: Shaping the Future of Logistics


Department of Transportation (DOT) projects that freight volumes in the United States will increase by more than 40% over the next 30 years. Estimates project that by 2030, 60% of the planet’s population will live in cities—up from around 50% today.

Eric Beckwitt Selected as a Keynote Speaker at CleanTech Innovation Showcase in Seattle on June 24th


From the press release by CleanTech Alliance: “One of this year’s keynote speakers for the Showcase include Eric Beckwitt, the Founder and CEO of Freightera, the North American platform for automating and reducing emissions from freight transport. Mr. Beckwitt is an internationally recognized author and speaker on emissions reduction from freight transport, authoring “A Green Future for Freight” in the 2016 and 2018 G7 Summit editions of Climate Change: The New Economy.

Blockchain and the Law of Unintended Consequences

Enterra Insights

Freight Tracking. “Cargo Volume often defines the cost of shipping freight. “Some companies are already implementing Vehicle to Vehicle (V2V) Communications, which essentially allow for multiple freight vehicles to form a platoon and communicate, improving fuel efficiency and safety. “Smart Contracts may be the single most impactful blockchain enabled feature to the freight industry.

Beyond the Blockchain Hype

Enterra Insights

trillion in annual business value by 2030, and that’s a prediction that warrants taking a serious look at blockchain.” UPS : “In 2017, UPS joined a transportation-focused blockchain consortium to develop blockchain standards for the freight industry and this year they filed a patent for the uses blockchain to track and trace sending packages across the globe.”

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Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2016 : robot pickers, bridge-inspecting drones, autonomous freight shuttles, and more. We salute the year’s top advancements in supply chain technology and processes.

Big News – Freightera is now 5 YEARS OLD!


Not only is Freightera among that special 10% of businesses that are still standing firmly on their feet – but also our dream of redefining the freight industry, changing its culture, and making freight easy, accessible and green is still alive and thriving. We are working with almost 900 carriers , and are actively vetting, rating, and adding new ones into the system, all for the purpose of improving our online freight marketplace.

50 expert tips on logistics planning and strategy

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Think about how your warehouse might look in 2030. ” — Michiel Veenman, Envisioning and Planning the Future Warehouse of 2030 , Supply Chain 247; Twitter: @SupplyChain247.

3 Forward-Thinking Ways to Increase Warehouse Safety for the Future


More optimistic predictions of the value created by the IIoT range as high as $15 trillion of global GDP by 2030,” says Accenture. Twitter Facebook Google+ The post 3 Forward-Thinking Ways to Increase Warehouse Safety for the Future appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis.

Surging Package Volume Explains Why Drones Make Sense


retail sales will be via e-commerce by 2030. Source: Amazon. The continued rise of eCommerce coupled with the growth of urban populations has put increased strain on last mile delivery in cities.

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. They will combine freight flows from many carriers and have fully automated internal processes. Image: Column freight transportation robotization Walther Ploos Features & Opinion