S&OP: Five Steps to Get Started

Supply Chain Shaman

Check out the new Shaman’s Journal. 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.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

Check out the new Shaman’s Journal. 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.

A River Runs Through It…

Supply Chain Shaman

In June we published our new Shaman’s Journal. The Shaman’s Journal book is a collection of best read posts organized in more readable format. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Supply Chain 2030. A River Runs Through It is one of my favorite films.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

In June we published our new Shaman’s Journal. The Shaman’s Journal book is a collection of best read posts organized in more readable format. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Supply Chain 2030.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

Last month we published our new Shaman’s Journal. The journal is a collection of best read posts organized in more readable format. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Join us for a critical view of supply chain 2030 through the insights of leading economists.

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Household Products Industry Stuck in Neutral and Going Backwards

Supply Chain Shaman

Last month we published our new Shaman’s Journal. The Shaman’s Journal book is a collection of best read posts organized in more readable format. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Supply Chain 2030. I was on my way to Peru.

Globalization? Or Globaloney?

Supply Chain Insights

On his twitter feed this week he dropped the stats that “While Asia will have over half of worlds megacities (city >10m ppl) by 2030, Africa’s urbanization is skyrocketing” and “Of 8,000 British companies, 96% had no foreign-lang speakers.

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Why Taxing Automation is a Bad Idea

Talking Logistics

Earlier this year, the billionaire founder of Microsoft Bill Gates said in an interview with online news journal Quartz that governments should tax companies use of robots to “temporarily slow the spread of automation and to fund other types of employment.”

Artificial Intelligence Implementation Lags the Hype

Enterra Insights

He explains “Artificial intelligence has the potential to incrementally add 16 percent or around $13 trillion by 2030 to current global economic output — an annual average contribution to productivity growth of about 1.2 percent between now and 2030, according to a September 2018 report by the McKinsey Global Institute on the impact of AI on the world economy.”[5]

Autonomous Cars Driving Change in Automotive Manufacturing & Supply Chains

EFT

By 2020, the company is set to increase that number to 49 with orders worth $1 billion according to the Wall Street Journal. . Some estimates have the cost of electronics in car manufacturing growing to 50% by 2030, up from around 30% in 2015.

Artificial Intelligence: From Pioneers to Passives

Enterra Insights

Artificial intelligence (AI) has become a routine topic of discussion in newspapers, journals, and magazines as well as on television. 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]

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Time to Get Comfortable with Artificial Intelligence

Enterra Insights

”[2] He adds, “[According to the PwC study,] AI advances will increase global GDP by up to 14% between now and 2030, the equivalent of an additional $15.7 1] Steve Rosenbush, “ AI Driving Nearly All Emerging Technology , Gartner Says,” The Wall Street Journal , 15 October 2018. [2] 2] Irving Wladawsky-Berger, “ The Economic Value of Artificial Intelligence ,” The Wall Street Journal , 26 October 2018. [3]

Top 25 Supply Chains of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

Omni-channel has become a huge part of Home Depot’s business, as 45% of the company’s online orders are picked up from stores, and according to The Wall Street Journal, Home Depot will spend $1.2 And on the packaging side, the company set a goal of recycling a used bottle or can for every one it sells by 2030, Gartner notes. Our look at the Top 25 (plus 4) Supply Chains of 2018 examines how the best companies in the world excel at managing their global supply chains.