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.

Transportation TIP List: Week of March 3rd, 2019

Transplace

Changes to International Fuel Surcharges Coming in 2020 : On January 1, 2020, a new global regulation will be put into effect in the effort to reduce air pollution from container ships. Transportation TIP List: Week of March 3 rd , 2019.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

The use of customer segmentation strategies to define order policies for lead times, discounts, allocation, and shipping priorities. At the conference we will be challenging supply chain leaders to focus on Supply Chain 2030 through a programmatic focus on five themes: Supply Chains to Admire.

A River Runs Through It…

Supply Chain Shaman

When I am asked this question, I go to the whiteboard and draw two hierarchies: one that is market-driven based on channel locations, and one that is supply-centric based on shipping locations. The automotive manufacturer had a surplus of green vehicles that no one wanted.

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

Talking Logistics

Trucking costs to halve by 2030, study predicts (LLoyd’s Loading List). And this week ShippingEasy announced its integration “with Amazon Alexa to ship with your voice!” The VP of Supply Chain and Logistics at our house (aka my wife) has been out of the country this week.

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. HP has a printer that can order ink and have it shipped directly to your door automatically.

Your Supply Chain Needs a New Place to Put Plastic

AFFLINK

Your manufacturing facilities need to dispose of the end-products of the manufacturing process – plastic scrap, offcuts, and the like. How can US manufacturers cope? Placing these plants at a manufacturing facility would let manufacturers turn scrap plastic directly into ROI.

China’s Historic Silk Road is Resurrected from the Rubble

Elementum

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. From an economic perspective the links initiated by the project will have a major impact on global trade by enhancing communication between suppliers, distribution warehouses, and manufacturers. China is leading an initiative to revive one of the largest feats of trade infrastructure the world has ever known.

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Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

It will allow for the automation of more complex warehousing tasks, such as unloading shipping containers and picking packets or individual e-commerce orders. We salute the year’s top advancements in supply chain technology and processes.

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.

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

EFT

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. CATL) ranked as the world's top EV battery manufacturer.

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. We may still be a long way away from a future where trucks and ships will be controlled by artificial intelligence (AI) alone. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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. Techniques such as drop shipping and full case fulfillment and replenishment eliminate several handoffs and touches throughout any Supply Chain. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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. As carriers grapple with capacity adjustments, exporters can benefit from the surplus space available on export ships to Asia and Europe.

50 expert tips on logistics planning and strategy

6 River Systems

Study the needs of your supply chain in order to make informed predictions. “Many manufacturers practice demand-driven logistics, meaning they are focused on their customers’ buying signals. Think about how your warehouse might look in 2030.

Digital Orchestration of Your Supply Chain Requires “3-D” Orchestration

Supply Chain Action Blog

The subject came up at a conference I attended where the theme was the supply chain of 2030. But, before we turn out the lights and lock the door to a fully automated, self-aware, supply chain “Ava Ex Machina” , let’s take a moment and put this idea into some perspective.

Detect Problems, Diagnose Causes, and Direct Next Best Actions Before Negative Business Impact

Supply Chain Action Blog

The subject came up at a conference I attended where the theme was the supply chain of 2030. But, before we turn out the lights and lock the door to a fully automated, self-aware, supply chain “Skynet” , let’s take a moment and put this idea into some perspective.

Detect Problems, Diagnose Causes, and Direct Next Best Actions Before Negative Business Impact

Supply Chain Action Blog

The subject came up at a conference I attended where the theme was the supply chain of 2030. But, before we turn out the lights and lock the door to a fully automated, self-aware, supply chain “Skynet” , let’s take a moment and put this idea into some perspective.

Transitioning to a low carbon future, while boosting profits

EFT

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.

Top 25 Supply Chains of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

Also, for whatever reason, Gartner limits the scope of the Top 25 to companies in the manufacturing, retail or distribution sectors. So some of the companies that actually are in the forefront of supply chain management and technology implementations are excluded from contention: airlines, railroads, trucking companies, package delivery companies, shipping companies, construction firms, healthcare, metals producers, energy companies, banks, oil & gas, pipelines, utilities, and more.