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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.

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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.

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EFT

XPO Logistics plans to spin off warehousing business. XPO Logistics Inc said on Wednesday it plans to spin off its warehousing and logistics business into a separate publicly traded company. Chinese air freight firm Apex up for sale after coronavirus boost: sources.

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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.

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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. In addition to these benefits, robotics is a source of reliable labor, high quality, virtually mistake-free, job performance and significant cost savings over humans. The applications in Logistics and transportation are real as well. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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Surging Package Volume Explains Why Drones Make Sense

Techgistics

Source: Amazon. retail sales will be via e-commerce by 2030. The US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Fox, via Wired , has acknowledged the strain on infrastructure and the need to find alternative delivery methods: The stress on our freight system is increasing…the DOT is is looking at the potential commercial uses of drones as a reliever of the surface transportation system.

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

export growth between now and 2030. Overseas labor and production costs of similar goods exported from the United States are increasing, making exported goods more affordable compared to offshore sourcing streams. Global Forwarding Global Transportation Logistics Exports Shipping SOLASOutlook on U.S. Exports – Forecasting the “perfect storm” or something else? Transportfolio. Many of us are familiar with the term “perfect storm.”

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

Kinaxis

In the way that Uber has transformed passenger transportation, similar companies are doing the same thing for product and package delivery. Key points: Explore crowd sourced delivery capabilities, they’re expanding nationally at a rapid pace. 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. Understand autonomous vehicles can improve transportation safety.

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Go Horizontal!

Supply Chain Shaman

I did not understand warehousing and transportation until reassignment to a logistics role in 1985. In the traditional supply chain world, the processes of sell, deliver, make, source, and plan are separate and distinct. The focus of APICS is manufacturing, CSCMP’s foundation is in logistics, and ISM serves the procurement organization. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Supply Chain 2030. Supply Chain 2030.

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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.

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Why Energy Supply Chains are Transitioning to Renewables

Requis

Despite the persistance of some strong fundamentals , 2020 may signal the true turning point in the shift to renewable sources for energy companies. ” Other sources agree. In this article: Market factors that are prompting investment in renewables by upstream energy.

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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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Top 25 Supply Chains of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

Source ID. In fact, BMW has adopted any number of digital production technologies, such as data analytics, smart logistics and 3D printing. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. In particular, the company has been criticized for its long-time practice of using local water sources for its products. In any event, Coke has turned to technology to speed its supply chain and logistics processes, such as its use of AGVs throughout its factories and loading docks.

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Seeing Beyond the Firewall

Supply Chain Shaman

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. The process industry’s reliance on the 3PL transportation model is a similar dilemma. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030.

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Blockchain and the Law of Unintended Consequences

Enterra Insights

” Many analysts are touting blockchain because it holds the potential to solve many challenges currently found in supply chains associated with things like fraud, visibility, and sourcing. Analysts from Winnesota Regional Transportation assert, “From dispute resolution to administrative efficiency and order tracking, blockchain has the answer to the problems that have been plaguing the transportation industry for decades.”[2]

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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. While traditional supply chain processes evolved from functional excellence definitions for source, make and deliver from the inside-out; to make the digital pivot and become more market-driven, companies need to define new supply chain processes outside-in. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030.

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Industry 4.0 in the Aftermath of Coronavirus

Enterra Insights

This crisis may be a tipping point for what’s likely going to be a strategic shift in where supply is sourced and products are assembled.”[1] Thomas concludes, “Like the earlier Industrial Revolutions, which sparked tremendous economic activity across manufacturing, commerce, transportation and more, the AI Revolution can drive a new wave of growth. PwC has estimated that AI has the potential to contribute about $16 trillion to the global economy by 2030.

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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. Open Source Technologies (Examples include Hadoop, Spark, Kafka).

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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. Should supply chain delays occur, companies can more easily identify the source of bottlenecks and take action to improve processes.

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Supply Chain Optimization Software – A Comprehensive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

This includes the optimal placement of inventory within the supply chain, minimizing operating costs including manufacturing costs, transportation costs, and distribution costs. This waste can keep manufacturers far away from achieving operational targets and deeply impact their logistics management system and supply chain management strategy. Transportation planning. Logistics and delivery coordination. trillion to the global economy by 2030.

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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.

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Supply Chain Optimization Software – A Comprehensive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

This includes the optimal placement of inventory within the supply chain, minimizing operating costs including manufacturing costs, transportation costs, and distribution costs. This waste can keep manufacturers far away from achieving operational targets and deeply impact their logistics and supply chain management strategy. Transportation planning. Logistics and delivery coordination. trillion to the global economy by 2030. What is supply chain optimization?

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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.

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Four Strategies To Deploy As Supply Chain Hits Main Street

Supply Chain Shaman

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. For example, demand planning does not flow to procurement or transportation. There is no logical connection between inventory strategy and logistics optimization or the multiplicity of rules—allocation, ATP, inventory matching, routing—and planning engines. May was a conference month.

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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.

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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. Heavy-duty trucks account for the dominant share of all logistics-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissons: Road freight: 57%. Global Freight Transport produces 10% of Greenhouse Gas Emissions. Heavy trucks emit 57% of all logistics related greenhouse gases. Sources: [link].

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