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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.

Transportation TIP List: Week of February 24th, 2019

Transplace

Transportation TIP List: Week of February 24 th , 2019. To try to get us into the spirit of spring, this week’s TIP List includes a plethora of bright trends impacting the future of transportation such as the impact of technology on the supply chain and the current state of the economy. trillion to the global economy by 2030, according to PwC. The post Transportation TIP List: Week of February 24th, 2019 appeared first on.

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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?

Transportation TIP List: Week of March 3rd, 2019

Transplace

Transportation TIP List: Week of March 3 rd , 2019. 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.

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.

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. Transportation planning.

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.

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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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.

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. It is no longer sufficient to manage transportation using best guesses.

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. In the way that Uber has transformed passenger transportation, similar companies are doing the same thing for product and package delivery. Manufacturers are getting in on the action as well, splitting shipping costs with competitors to ensure trucks don’t go out half-filled. Recognize drones have the potential to redefine the cost of last-mile logistics.

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.

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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. Content Summary: Personal Mover Transports Employees around BMW Plant. To eliminate some of this traveling BMW’s R&D group developed a Personal Mover solution—a one-person means of transport for covering short distances within an operating site.

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. A recent survey by the Institute For Supply Chain Management , nearly 75% of companies reported some sort of supply chain disruptions owing to coronavirus-related transportation restrictions, and the figure is expected to rise further over the next few weeks. AI in Supply Chain.

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. A recent survey by the Institute For Supply Chain Management , nearly 75% of companies reported some sort of supply chain disruptions owing to coronavirus-related transportation restrictions, and the figure is expected to rise further over the next few weeks. AI in Supply Chain.

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. A recent survey by the Institute For Supply Chain Management , nearly 75% of companies reported some sort of supply chain disruptions owing to coronavirus-related transportation restrictions, and the figure is expected to rise further over the next few weeks. AI in Supply Chain.

Trends 2021: Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

”[3] Mariia Deresh, a content provider at PLS Logistics Services, adds, “After the pandemic hit, everyone is talking about building resilience … but behind resilience, there is supply chain visibility. Hamilton writes, “Another notable trend in supply chain management is the advancement of green logistics. ” Durbha adds, “In 2020, we have seen a number of companies pledge to be carbon neutral by 2030.

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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]

Seeing Beyond the Firewall

Supply Chain Shaman

The majority of manufacturing and retail companies want better performing supply chains. Since most companies invested in the automation of the enterprise, not the value network, visibility within the company and the transportation network is a strength. In the building of global supply chains, in the last decade, across value networks, outsourcing to third-party logistics, and contract manufacturing accelerated. A Critical Review of the Contract Manufacturing Model.

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. I am a manufacturing gal by training. Build systems to track inbound logistics and use telematics to better predict and sense estimated time for arrival. Use GPS, maps and weather signals to better predict arrival and route transportation assets. Include the supplier’s warehouse and manufacturing locations.

Is Your Supply Chain Producing Too Much Waste?

AFFLINK

Transportation time and expenses are wasted when any part of the raw material or finished product are shipped without cause. 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. 80% of logistics work takes place outside of supervision, so implementing different solutions is paramount.

Ultimate guide to technologies that are transforming supply chains

6 River Systems

Cloud technology allows organizations to combine all supply chain and logistics information into a single, central solution. Manufacturers can gather valuable granular data such as the time an item spent in storage, at what temperature, how long it took to sell, the length of time between purchase and fulfillment and how long it spent in transport. According to PricewaterhouseCoopers , AI’s potential contribution to the global economy by 2030 is $15.7

Top 25 Supply Chains of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

Also, for whatever reason, Gartner limits the scope of the Top 25 to companies in the manufacturing, retail or distribution sectors. Content Summary: Once again, German automaker BMW is the only automotive manufacturer on the Top 25 list this year, which Gartner attributes in part to its reputation as the most sustainable automotive company, at least according to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Department of Transportation to ban the product from air transportation.

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. As I presented on Supply Chain 2030, I shared the research on balance sheet performance, and provided the insights on why I believe 90% of organizations failed in the delivery of supply chain excellence at the balance sheet level. Localized manufacturing. Shipment and manufacturing of the unit of one.

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Four Strategies To Deploy As Supply Chain Hits Main Street

Supply Chain Shaman

Meanwhile, turbulence is the norm for manufacturing supply chains. As I sign into the front desk-after-front desk at manufacturers, and open the signature book, I notice a large number of system integrators diligently working on the implementation of traditional enterprise technologies. Most are clueless about driving a better-planned order flow from tactical planning to procurement or transportation planning or how to improve forecast-value-added (FVA) processes.

Apple – carbon

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Needleman reports, in a plan aimed at having every Apple device by 2030 to be produced with no net release of carbon into the atmosphere. The company’s initiative means that it will work to transition its manufacturing suppliers to renewable sources of electricity to power their operations.

Outlook on U.S. Exports: Forecasting the “Perfect Storm” or Something Else?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

export growth between now and 2030. are at record lows , allowing cost per unit to remain competitive as part of manufacturing costs. For export planners, it remains essential to evaluate many factors relating to the costs of labor, regulatory requirements, licensing, production, transportation, or warehousing, in combination with the peripheral conditions or signals, which indicate the relative stability and growth of the export market. Outlook on U.S.

Supply chain sustainability focus: Gustaf Asp, Managing Director, Treadler on circular economies

EFT

That idea – to open up H&M’s global supply chain expertise as a business-to-business service and allow partners to work across product development sourcing, production and logistics in a sustainable manner. Where can supply chain and logistics leaders make the biggest impact on sustainability? We have a focus on the following parts of the value chain to achieve that goal: Transport. Treadler is a bold new idea backed by the H&M Group.

Transitioning to a low carbon future, while boosting profits

EFT

The below summary of my presentation will provide Supply Chain Executives and leaders within the Logistics field with a case for increasing a company’s profile and profitability by focussing on sustainability. Meaning that our operational performance is where it needs to be, that we are in control of cost, that we are customer focussed, that we set up a lean organizations, that we source globally, that we constantly evaluate and optimize our footprint, manufacturing depth etc.

China’s Historic Silk Road is Resurrected from the Rubble

Elementum

Massive changes in technology, transportation, and power dynamics over the centuries, led to the eventual abandonment of the road. 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.

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