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

Talking Logistics

The VP of Supply Chain and Logistics at our house (aka my wife) has been out of the country this week. Transplace Acquires Yusen Logistics’ Intermodal & Freight Brokerage Group. Freight trucking startup Shipwell gets a $10 million boost (TechCrunch).

Logistics in 2020: The Future of Road Freight

BluJay Solutions

The logistics industry is shaping up for some radical changes. 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. Green logistics; traffic congestion will certainly not have been resigned to history.

Will Robotics Emerging Technology Improve Logistical Efficiency?

AFFLINK

paints a future where “humans have been entirely removed from the logistics business, which is now coordinated by machines and software.” In short, robots are now more apt to improve the logistical efficiency of a company’s supply chain. Will Robotics Improve Efficiency?

Smart Mobility Projects: Shaping the Future of Logistics

TMC

Groundbreaking approaches to logistics management are being developed in urban centers around the world. Department of Transportation (DOT) projects that freight volumes in the United States will increase by more than 40% over the next 30 years. Get ready for smart logistics.

Transportation TIP List: Week of February 24th, 2019

Transplace

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.

How Megacity Distribution Models are Changing Urban Logistics

TMC

But they also present some difficult logistics challenges, such as inadequate, traffic-clogged road systems. 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.

Smart Mobility Projects: Shaping the Future of Logistics

TMC

Groundbreaking approaches to logistics management are being developed in urban centers around the world. Department of Transportation (DOT) projects that freight volumes in the United States will increase by more than 40% over the next 30 years. Get ready for smart logistics.

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. Now consider that this same data entry occurs between all suppliers, customers and logistics carriers. It will include any of your logistics carriers and all of your customers.

Transportation TIP List: Week of March 3rd, 2019

Transplace

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.

Technologies Reshaping the Global Digital Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

It is estimated that 5 billion people will live in urban areas by 2030. Failure to plan for this eventual inevitability would be a mistake for players in the logistics industry. The applications in Logistics and transportation are real as well. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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.

Green Future of Freight [Infographic]

Freightera

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%.

10 Ideas for More Efficient & Productive Warehouse Operations

Cerasis

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.

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.

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

Cerasis

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.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

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. Self-Service Logistics. Content Summary: The Era of Do-It-Yourself Logistics.

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

Cerasis

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. Ultimately, numerous companies found reshoring the most practical solution to overcome extreme unforeseen costs, and logistical and service issues in operating abroad.

Surging Package Volume Explains Why Drones Make Sense

Techgistics

retail sales will be via e-commerce by 2030. I cover forward-looking topics that are relevant for everyone that will be part of the future logistics industry. Source: Amazon.

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

EFT

Naturally it will help make up for the anticipated shortage of personnel in the logistics labor market. What is more, developments in technology will be changing the logistics landscape. 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.