51st Symposium Purchasing and Logistics

Supply Chain Movement

51st Symposium Purchasing and Logistics. en/all-events/51st-symposium-purchasing-and-logistics/. 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. Benefit from the 51 st Symposium Purchasing and Logistics and learn how to turn exclusive insights into successful actions. Date: 9 – 11 November 2016. Venue: InterContinental Berlin, Germany.

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. Trucking costs to halve by 2030, study predicts (LLoyd’s Loading List).

5 Disruptions Shaping the Digital Transformation in Distribution and Logistics

Supply Chain Nation

Manufacturing and retail transformations, technology disruptions and digitalization of data have redefined the roles of distributors and third party logistics (3PLs). Below are 5 disruptions shaping the digital transformation in distribution and logistics.

Will the next 15 years be a logistics golden age?


Logistics professionals help keep the world running in ordered motion. Their vision and imagination continually solve daunting challenges of time and space, yet forecast trends for the years 2016–2030 reveal a wave of change, which will test those talents. Think Supply Chain

Will Robotics Emerging Technology Improve Logistical Efficiency?


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


Groundbreaking approaches to logistics management are being developed in urban centers around the world. Mid-sized cities are expected to grow three times faster than the rest of the country over the next three decades, adding to the pressure to develop better ways to manage logistic flows.

Logistics in 2020: The Future of Road Freight

BluJay Solutions

The logistics industry is shaping up for some radical changes. Road freight represents a major part of most Logistics Services Providers’ (LSPs') strategies. Regardless of the importance of other modalities to global logistics, it is almost impossible for the supply chain to keep moving, either domestically or internationally, without using the road network. Green logistics; traffic congestion will certainly not have been resigned to history.

Material Handling & Logistics U.S. Roadmap 2.0

Supply Chain 24/7

Roadmap for Material Handling & Logistics is to help the industry determine how logistics and supply chain trends and challenges can be turned into action plans to develop needed capabilities in the U.S. between now and 2030 The purpose of the U.S.

50 expert tips on logistics planning and strategy

6 River Systems

As the biggest players in fulfillment, distribution and omnichannel retail continue to push boundaries, logistics and planning strategists are forced to innovate. Logistics strategies for streamlined fulfillment. Logistics personnel and supplier management pointers.

Why Workforce Productivity for Third Party Logistics and Wholesale Distribution Can’t Just be an Operational Issue Any Longer – Part 1 of 3

Supply Chain Nation

New practices have been proven by leading distribution and logistics providers that can reduce payroll costs by at least 5 percent, while increasing productivity and improving employee retention (source: JDA Value Engineering). This 3-part blog series will take a deeper dive into the importance of warehouse workforce management for wholesale distribution and third party logistics (3PLs) and how to create and sustain a high-performance workforce culture.

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.

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

Talking Logistics

Last November, executives from all segments of the Heavy Building Materials (HBM) ecosystem got together at the inaugural Leadership Roundtable meeting organized by Command Alkon (a Talking Logistics sponsor) to discuss a couple of simple questions: Are there opportunities to elevate the performance of the HBM industry? Funny enough, that is the same advice I get from supply chain and logistics executives who are already making progress on a digital transformation journey.

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.”

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.

Go Horizontal!

Supply Chain Shaman

I did not understand warehousing and transportation until reassignment to a logistics role in 1985. The focus of APICS is manufacturing, CSCMP’s foundation is in logistics, and ISM serves the procurement organization. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030.

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10 things eft’s been reading this week


Logistics Manager]. Amazon pledges 50% net-zero carbon shipments by 2030. SHD Logistics]. Logistics Viewpoints]. Emissions standards, investor pressure and potential savings are starting to put sustainability in the spotlight.

Advanced Analytics Helping to Deliver a More Efficient Last Mile

Supply Chain @ MIT

The United Nations is projecting the number of so-called megacities of over ten million inhabitants to rise well above 40 by 2030. About two-thirds of the global population is expected to reside in cities by 2050.

Charting the Future of Transportation in Europe

Supply Chain @ MIT

The European Union (EU) has launched a major project to build a road map of these trends up to 2030 that will ultimately be used to develop a toolkit for policymakers.

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.

The best of Quintiq World Tour London: Chickens, skydiving & business planning


million to 10 million by 2030! Maintaining efficient operations and meeting tight logistical deadlines are key requirements for food businesses to ensure that they meet the service requirements of their customers. No, chickens did not skydive at the Quintiq World Tour event in London.

Five Trends That Excite Me!

Supply Chain Shaman

Future of Analytics in the Building of Supply Chain 2030. In addition, the use of telematics, i.e. GPS and RFID, in logistics enables the building of accurate Estimated Time for Arrival (ETA) and the continued automation of logistics. Holiday travel.

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Building Outside-In Processes

Supply Chain Shaman

On Monday, I would speak in Orlando Florida at the Terra Technology event; and on Wednesday, present the keynote at the Logistic Summit & Expo in Mexico City. Build systems to track inbound logistics and use telematics to better predict and sense estimated time for arrival.

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


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. Recognize drones have the potential to redefine the cost of last-mile logistics.

Seeing Beyond the Firewall

Supply Chain Shaman

In the building of global supply chains, in the last decade, across value networks, outsourcing to third-party logistics, and contract manufacturing accelerated. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030.

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.

Reflections, Thank-you(s) and Rethinking the Future

Supply Chain Shaman

Last week I spoke at the CLX Logistics Conference in Philadelphia on the future of Supply Chain Management.

Retailers, Shippers, Manufacturers to Reduce Fashion Supply Chain Emissions

Material Handling & Logistics

Industry suppliers will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30% by 2030 and will phase out coal-fired boilers in their own companies and direct suppliers from 2025.

Examining LogiPharma 2019 – Top 3 symptoms you caught the life sciences supply chain bug


Global Fund’s mission is to end AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis by 2030. You can find Coca Cola anywhere in the world, so why not leverage the logistical juggernaut to deliver medicines and vaccines to sub-Saharan African countries? by Bill DuBois. With LogiPharma 2019 in the books, a big congratulations goes out to all the organizers, speakers, vendors and attendees for a successful event.

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.

Blockchain and the Law of Unintended Consequences

Enterra Insights

trillion in annual business value by 2030, and that’s a prediction that warrants taking a serious look at blockchain.”[3]. Roar Adland and Ken Cottrill, analysts at the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics, note, “Using blockchain to streamline shipping documentation is one of the most promising applications of the technology in the supply chain domain.

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.

Is Your Supply Chain Producing Too Much Waste?


The USDA announced a plan to cut food waste – now a whopping $165 billion annually – in half by 2030. While physical production wastes are often the focus of zero waste campaigns, logistical wastes are also costly and problematic.

China’s Historic Silk Road is Resurrected from the Rubble


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. China is leading an initiative to revive one of the largest feats of trade infrastructure the world has ever known. Dating from China’s Han Dynasty, the Silk Road has stood sentinel for centuries — a network of trade routes linking the country’s commerce hubs to its biggest trading partners.

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Autonomous Cars Driving Change in Automotive Manufacturing & Supply Chains


Some estimates have the cost of electronics in car manufacturing growing to 50% by 2030, up from around 30% in 2015. We’re also in the twittersphere, so give us a follow to get the latest logistics and supply chain news. . .

Thanksgiving Mall Closures Could be a Sign of Further Black Friday Pushback

Supply Chain Nation

This week, Fortune detailed German logistics giant Deutsche Post DHL Group’s partnership with graphics chipmaker Nvidia and auto supplier ZF to deploy a test fleet of autonomous delivery trucks in 2018. As China’s leaders aim to make their country the world’s leader in artificial intelligence by 2030, Alibaba announced a $15 billion investment in AI research and development , with plans to open new research hubs and hire hundreds of scientists.

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.

Global electric vehicle demand drives scramble for fresh supplies of vital metals


Investment bank Goldman Sachs predicts that sales of batteries to power EVs will rise from under $10 billion to $60 billion by 2030, which will require that the global availability of battery metals expands to meet swelling demand.