Supply Chain 2030: Forge a New Path

Supply Chain Shaman

The Supply Chain Insights Global Summit is over, but we hope the energy to define Supply Chain 2030 is just beginning. As companies prepare for Supply Chain 2030, we think that it is time to rethink the basics. 2030 is 14 years in the future. 3) Rethinking Manufacturing.

3 Predictions for the Future of Supply Chain by 2030

Kinaxis

by Tom Gregorchik I was recently asked a simple question during an interview: “Where do you see supply chain in 2030?”. And when I thought of the future of supply chain, I thought to myself that the year 2030 is 14 years from now—the same 14-year span of when I started in supply chain.

Supply Chain Scope: New Study Shows Rise in US Inventories; California Estimated to Improve Freight Efficiency by 25% in 2030

Arkieva

Sustainable Freight Action Plan for California is estimated to Improve Freight Efficiency by 25% in 2030. Targets for 2030 Include: Improve freight system efficiency 25 percent by 2030.

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.

Solving the Manufacturing Workforce Crisis

Rootstock

In spite of growing optimism in global manufacturing about revenue growth, the industry is facing a labor shortage. In their recent quarterly economic survey, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) predicts a shortfall of almost eight million workers by 2030, bringing with it potential revenue losses as high as $600 billion. Cloud ERP Rootstock cloud ERP Manufacturing manufacturers digital transformation, knowledge workers

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.

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.

If Only There Were More Choices

Supply Chain Shaman

Most of the newer technologies–cognitive computing, machine learning, autonomous vehicles, cryptocurrency, the use of drones for sensing, additive manufacturing, wearables, and blockchain are early in evolution. Shifts in Technology for Supply Chain 2030.

Lassoing S&OP

Supply Chain Shaman

You will also gain insights on the Network of Networks group’s work on blockchain along with insights on wearable/IOT to redefine digital manufacturing. Forge New Directions for Supply Chain 2030. A lasso is what supply chain leaders would like to have. To align S&OP.

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Lassoing S&OP

Supply Chain Shaman

Don’t miss out on Unilever’s presentation on the use of cognitive computing to drive new insights on decision support; Jabil’s presentation on designing/driving digital innovation; Carter’s work on managing complexity or Fast Radius’ launch of process innovation through additive manufacturing.

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Go Horizontal!

Supply Chain Shaman

My first job was in manufacturing in the 1980’s. 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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S&OP: Five Steps to Get Started

Supply Chain Shaman

The caller had prior experience with a major household products company and recently transitioned to a smaller, but global discrete manufacturer. The company had a strong manufacturing culture, and the focus was on the urgent. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. It is Sunday.

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Cognitive Computing: Getting Clear on Definitions

Supply Chain Shaman

Only 7% of manufacturers are experimenting with cognitive computing. You will also gain insights on the Network of Networks group’s work on blockchain along with insights on wearable/IOT to redefine digital manufacturing. Forge New Directions for Supply Chain 2030.

Reduce Costs: Invest In Talent

Supply Chain Shaman

In manufacturing-based companies, 70-80% of costs are in the processes of source, make and deliver. With the flurry of M&A, industry consolidation, outsourcing, and downsizing, the gaps for North American manufacturers are increasing. This is a warning for manufacturing companies.

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. So what are some ways manufacturers can increase warehouse safety – both now and in the future? Automation in manufacturing is not a new concept.

Tackling the Unknown: Trying to Figure Out New Forms of Analytics

Supply Chain Shaman

Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Join us for a critical view of supply chain 2030 through the insights of leading economists. The new world of supply chain analytics is my current research project. Using unstructured and stream data is a brave new world.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

Instead, companies link suppliers to multiple signals: manufacturing production plans; distribution requirements; and current inventory positions, to help suppliers better plan for supply. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Supply Chain 2030. It was an early morning.

Building Outside-in Processes: Answering A Question From the Audience

Supply Chain Shaman

Shifts in Traditional Supply Chain Processes in the Building of Capabilities for Supply Chain 2030. Retail forecasts are never a good source of data for the manufacturer. Last week, I spoke at the CPHA supply chain conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Measuring Up?

Supply Chain Shaman

The average manufacturing company’s supply chain organization is 15 years old. Each year at Supply Chain Insights , we study the progress of public companies in manufacturing, retail and distribution sectors. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030.

A River Runs Through It…

Supply Chain Shaman

However, companies mature in the concepts of demand know that each order has latency–the time to translate market take-away into re-order points through the channel to the manufacturer. The automotive manufacturer had a surplus of green vehicles that no one wanted.

The Self-Correcting Supply Chain

ToolsGroup

For instance, one early adopter (a very large manufacturer) has already recognized potential productivity improvements of 40% in their planning organization.

China's Growing Role in the Automotive Industry

Elementum

As its role in the automotive supply chain has expanded, China has impacted key players; from domestic component manufacturers to the world’s biggest automakers. The automotive industry is continuously undergoing tremendous changes as newer technologies take manufacturing to another level.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

While regional supply chain teams could focus on operational decisions–deployment, DRP/MRP logic, and finite planning/scheduling within manufacturing, and transportation routing–global teams must get good at tactical planning globally to drive synergies. Supply Chain 2030.

How Can We Heal the Global Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Shaman

The traditional manufacturing job defined the middle class. Each time, I turn on the channel, manufacturing jobs frame the global debate. Ironically, as global manufacturing jobs decrease, there is a need for talent for the global supply chain. Supply Chain 2030.

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Seeing Beyond the Firewall

Supply Chain Shaman

The majority of manufacturing and retail companies want better performing supply chains. In the building of global supply chains, in the last decade, across value networks, outsourcing to third-party logistics, and contract manufacturing accelerated.

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. by Alexa Cheater Closed Today. Fresh out of Supply Chain Talent.

Household Products Industry Stuck in Neutral and Going Backwards

Supply Chain Shaman

They got good at Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) and tied the output to decisions on what to make in contract manufacturing. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Join us for a critical view of supply chain 2030 through the insights of leading economists.

Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery: Are You Measuring the Risks in Your Supply Chain?

EcoVadis

Agriculture, food and beverage processing, manufacturing and construction are sectors that are especially prone to violations and corruption.

What’s Next For Battery-Powered Electric Vehicles?

Elementum

Such increased participation in the industry can only spell advantage for the EV market as the competition is pushing technological advancement for manufacturers, while also driving down prices for consumers.

Five Trends That Excite Me!

Supply Chain Shaman

Future of Analytics in the Building of Supply Chain 2030. One of the greatest opportunities to use sensor data is in the building of digital manufacturing strategies. Holiday travel. Packed airports and the children screaming in unison.

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Will Robotics Emerging Technology Improve Logistical Efficiency?

AFFLINK

Among other things, the article reports that remotely-operated vessels will be common by 2030, semi-autonomous trucks will probably be common on American roads in five to 10 years, and the number of commercial drones will be 10 times higher in 2021 than 2017. Will Robotics Improve Efficiency?

This Week in Logistics News (October 8-12, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Trucking costs to halve by 2030, study predicts (LLoyd’s Loading List). The VP of Supply Chain and Logistics at our house (aka my wife) has been out of the country this week.

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). Digital Transformations in the Manufacturing and Retail Industries.

Building Outside-In Processes

Supply Chain Shaman

I am a manufacturing gal by training. Include the supplier’s warehouse and manufacturing locations. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Join us for a critical view of supply chain 2030 through the insights of leading economists.

Step inside Project Gigaton at Walmart

EHS Sustainability Knowledge at Work

The success of its Sustainability Index, which gathers and analyzes information across a product’s life cycle – from sourcing, manufacturing and transporting, to selling, customer usage and end of use – has been well documented.

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.

IoT Order Buttons Are Set to Revolutionize Your Supply Chain: Here’s What You Should Know

Arkieva

While Gartner predicts that by 2018, retailers engaged IoT partnerships with major manufacturers will gain a significant market share from competitors, it’s still unclear if IoT order buttons will cause a direct increase in demand at the initial stages.