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

Cerasis

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. This estimate is according to responses provided by 83 percent of the manufacturing executives who participated in a survey conducted as part of an industry study by the Manufacturing Institute and Deloitte Consulting LLP. capacity to keep pace with needs of manufacturing.

Manufacturing ERP Plays a Key Role for Sustainability

QAD

As an example, look no further than Microsoft’s announcement to be carbon negative by 2030 and their commitment of $1 billion towards a climate innovation fund. While consumer products manufacturers previously led the way for sustainable manufacturing practices, a growing number of manufacturers in other sectors are treating sustainability as an important operational objective to increase global competitiveness.

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Retailers, Shippers, Manufacturers to Reduce Fashion Supply Chain Emissions

Material Handling and 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. The fashion industry took a large step on Dec. 10 to address climate change by launching the Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action.

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. So, while I count the days and hours and minutes until she gets back, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) Activates For Latest Major Hurricane Of 2018. Transplace Acquires Yusen Logistics’ Intermodal & Freight Brokerage Group. Hurricane Michael: How Can Logistics Professionals Help?

Supply Chain Optimization Software – A Comprehensive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

Supply chain optimization is a key component of the manufacturing supply chain process, helping companies control their input costs to be able to provide effective goods or services to their customers. It also evaluates the various possibilities such as the best plants to manufacture the required product lines. It involves the application of processes and tools to ensure the optimal operation of a manufacturing and distribution supply chain. to our manufacturing floors.

Supply Chain Optimization Software – A Comprehensive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

Supply chain optimization is a key component of the manufacturing supply chain process, helping companies control their input costs to be able to provide effective goods or services to their customers. It also evaluates the various possibilities such as the best plants to manufacture the required product lines. It involves the application of processes and tools to ensure the optimal operation of a manufacturing and distribution supply chain. to our manufacturing floors.

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). It’s not just about the change or the expansion of services any longer, but about how fast and flexible their services can be delivered as the manufacturing and retail industries are reinventing themselves, too. Below are 5 disruptions shaping the digital transformation in distribution and logistics.

10 Ideas for More Efficient & Productive Warehouse Operations

Cerasis

million robots are expected to be deployed across manufacturing facilities in the U.S. Not only can robotic automation help manufacturers achieve greater warehouse productivity, but it can also drive significant cost savings as compared to employing workers. Implement Lean Manufacturing. 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.

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.

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. Luckily, the current movers and shakers of the logistics and supply chain world are all too happy to dole out sage advice in the form of blog posts, interviews, podcasts — you name it. Logistics strategies for streamlined fulfillment. Logistics personnel and supplier management pointers.

Autonomous Cars Driving Change in Automotive Manufacturing & Supply Chains

EFT

Cars will need to be turned into essentially mobile data centers meaning that the competition for the future of autonomous cars isn’t only among car manufactures. As we approach the final lap on the course towards autonomous cars, automotive manufacturers have already started to change their sale tactics. Where manufacturers used to talk about horsepower, they’ve now started talking about processing power. .

Update on the Automotive Industry

Logistics Trends and Insights

The PwC predicts that more than 55% of all new car sales could be fully electrified by 2030, and over 95% of new car sales will be partially electrified. Based on mileage, the study also claims that Europe’s share of autonomous driving in overall traffic may rise to as much as 40% by 2030. Elementary structures and attitudes will have to change fast in order to cope with the developments by 2030 and beyond,” writes the study’s authors. “If by Amy Wunderlin.

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). It’s not just about the change or the expansion of services any longer, but about how fast and flexible their services can be delivered as the manufacturing and retail industries are reinventing themselves, too. Below are 5 disruptions shaping the digital transformation in distribution and logistics.

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.

Transportation TIP List: Week of February 24th, 2019

Transplace

trillion to the global economy by 2030, according to PwC. Weekly TIP List AI Amazon capacity carriers container freight e-commerce economy electric vehicles fleet forecasting freight demand industry logistics manufacturing markets ports retail sales shippers suppliers supply chain technology transportation trends truckingTransportation TIP List: Week of February 24 th , 2019. The saying goes, “March comes in like a lion, and goes out like a lamb.”

Transportation TIP List: Week of March 3rd, 2019

Transplace

Managing a Supply Chain in Uncertain Times : No one knows what the future holds for the logistics industry. Luckily, a new multiyear research initiative called “ Logistics 2030—Navigating a Disruptive Decade ,” was recently launched to create an accurate portrait of supply chain challenges and guide industry professionals through the uncertainty that lies ahead. Transportation TIP List: Week of March 3 rd , 2019.

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.

The Anatomy of the Kaizen Method and How to Apply It in Your Workplace

USC Consulting Group

” It’s this latter use of the term that has gained notoriety in manufacturing circles as a workplace philosophy that has worked wonders for organizations in their ability to achieve more favorable outcomes on an ongoing basis. ” The Kaizen philosophy isn’t the sole province of the manufacturing sector; businesses in many different industries have used Kaizen to ward off the tendency to “coast” when organizations find their stride.

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

Cerasis

The manufacturing industry is undergoing steady growth and momentum as economic activity continues to expand. But with OSHA regulations becoming increasingly stringent, manufacturers need to make sure warehouse safety remains top-of-mind as the economy expands and productivity demands increase. So what are some ways manufacturers can increase warehouse safety – both now and in the future? Automation in manufacturing is not a new concept.

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. Limitations aside; autonomous robots are already bringing innovation to the supply chain and delivering significant value, chiefly because they can help: • Improve speed and accuracy of routine operations, particularly in warehousing and manufacturing. • Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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.

Importance of Technology on India’s Supply Chain Management

20Cube Logistics

Around 14 percent of GDP spent on logistics sector annually in India as compared to only around 5 percent of GDP in the developed countries logistics sector. According to an ASSOCHAM (Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India) study, the logistics sector in India is poised to grow at 16 percent YoY CAGR. Source: World Bank Logistics Performance Index 2018 ). Digital Logistics Technology

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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. This will include every step and process within the manufacturing line, warehouse or distribution centre of your company or that of one of your suppliers. It will include any of your logistics carriers and all of your customers. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Go Horizontal!

Supply Chain Shaman

My first job was in manufacturing in the 1980’s. 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. Join us for a critical view of supply chain 2030 through the insights of leading economists. Supply Chain 2030. Supply Chain 2030.

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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.” Since the dawn of manufacturing, business owners have always looked for ways to automate processes. For the past several years he has been focused exclusively on research and prototyping of innovative / emerging new solutions for the supply chain and the logistics industry.

The Future of Supply Chain Management

Kinaxis

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. The manufacturing firms that continue (successfully) into the future must possess the “talent” with the right competencies, and the “strategic thinking and problem solving” abilities to deal with the new and increasingly more complex supply chain. by Alexa Cheater Closed Today. Fresh out of Supply Chain Talent.

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

Kinaxis

That in turn is changing how organizations are manufacturing and delivering goods. Manufacturers are getting in on the action as well, splitting shipping costs with competitors to ensure trucks don’t go out half-filled. 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.

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. Today’s transportation professionals need more than just an understanding of logistics operations.

The need to know

EFT

Alibaba Group opens China factory as part of new manufacturing initiative. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Wednesday unveiled a pilot factory in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou as part of its “smart manufacturing” business initiative.

Future-proofing Supply Chain with Artificial Intelligence

ThroughPut

When faced with a pandemic like COVID-19, establishing a good understanding of the impact on supply chains and contingency plans can help manufacturing companies deal with uncertainties in the right way. How can manufacturers effectively leverage AI to manage demand volatility and mitigate this supply shock? Studies suggest that AI and Machine Learning (ML) can deliver unprecedented value to supply chain and logistics operations. trillion to the global economy by 2030.

Future-proofing Supply Chain with the Power of Artificial Intelligence

ThroughPut

When faced with a pandemic like COVID-19, establishing a good understanding of the impact on supply chains and contingency plans can help manufacturing companies deal with uncertainties in the right way. How can manufacturers effectively leverage AI to manage demand volatility and mitigate this supply shock? Studies suggest that AI and Machine Learning (ML) can deliver unprecedented value to supply chain and logistics operations. trillion to the global economy by 2030.

Future-proofing Supply Chain with the Power of Artificial Intelligence

ThroughPut

When faced with a pandemic like COVID-19, establishing a good understanding of the impact on supply chains and contingency plans can help manufacturing companies deal with uncertainties in the right way. How can manufacturers effectively leverage AI to manage demand volatility and mitigate this supply shock? Studies suggest that AI and Machine Learning (ML) can deliver unprecedented value to supply chain and logistics operations. trillion to the global economy by 2030.

Industry 4.0 in the Aftermath of Coronavirus

Enterra Insights

A report published by PwC states, “As the crisis evolves, complexities and vulnerabilities in global supply chains, which extend beyond China’s central role in manufacturing and goods trade, are coming to the fore. ”[1] Part of the anticipated shift in global supply chains is re-shoring or near-shoring of manufacturing and an acceleration of the smart factory (aka Factory of the Future) trend. ” Manufacturing & Logistics IT , 14 March 2020. [4]

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling and 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. The retail giant plans to take out 50 million metric tons (MMT) by 2030, which is equivalent to the emissions associated with the average annual electricity consumption of 40 million Chinese households. Self-Service Logistics.

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

Kinaxis

Global Fund’s mission is to end AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis by 2030. Coordinating regulatory approvals with the ability to manufacture could make or break capturing market share. Early approvals could cause a struggle to ramp up manufacturing capabilities. Late approvals may give you more time to prepare manufacturing but could leave you with high capital resources sitting idle. by Bill DuBois.