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. The change in front of us will transform the base-level definitions of source, make and deliver. Seven Predictions for Supply Chain 2030. 3) Rethinking Manufacturing.

How Blockchain Can Improve Manufacturing In 2019


by 2030 according to Gartner. By 2023, 30% of manufacturing companies with more than $5B in revenue will have implemented Industry 4.0 Blockchain’s greatest potential to deliver business value is in manufacturing. Supply chains are the foundation of every manufacturing business, capable of making use of blockchain’s distributed ledger structure and block-based approach to aggregating value-exchange transactions to improve supply chain efficiency first.

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


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. Source: Commerce Dept. Source: SupplyChainDigest. Source: Supply Chain Shaman. Source: EBN. Source: Arkieva Supply Chain Blog. Source: Arkieva Supply Chain Blog. Source: SupplyChainDigest.

Energy efficiency: Are fossil fuels or renewables the more reliable source?

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By just about every measure, natural resources such as these are significantly more efficient than legacy sources like coal, natural gas and oil. “Which energy source gets you the most power delivery for your investment dollar? ” It raises an interesting question, however: Which energy source is the most efficient of them all? Germany is hoping that by 2030, approximately two-thirds of its energy will derive from sources like wind and solar.

Retailers, Shippers, Manufacturers to Reduce Fashion Supply Chain Emissions

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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


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.

Sustainability pays off, but it’s not always traceable

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The global middle class is growing even more rapidly: KPMG has calculated that by 2030 there will be three billion more middle-class consumers than in 2010. If nothing changes, food manufacturers who process these natural, renewable raw materials will soon face major problems. Starbucks is one company at the forefront of sourcing sustainably produced commodities. The global demand for natural raw materials such as coffee, tea, cocoa and palm oil continues to grow robustly.

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.

A New Technology Superpower: AIoT-The Convergence of AI and IoT

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IoT devices are the front line of this data collection process in manufacturing environments, customer service departments as well as consumer products in people’s homes. Some of the most well-respected minds of our time such as Ray Kurzweil and Dr. Peter Diamandis have predicted that we will have full digital integration between humans and computers by the year 2030. AI Industrial Internet of Things Internet of Things Manufacturing

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. In contrast, when we look at the evolution of technologies for 2030, we see a very different view. Shifts in Technology for Supply Chain 2030. The supply chain technology market is in transition.

Supply Chain Diagnostic: A Four-Step Process

Supply Chain Shaman

In my work with manufacturing companies recently, I am thinking a lot about the need for diagnostic testing. ” Or alternatively, “Is there data that could be sourced to help?” Imagine Supply Chain 2030. The focus is on Imagining Supply Chain 2030. At the event, technologists and business leaders work shoulder-to-shoulder to Imagine Supply Chain 2030. July is my birthday month. In the middle of busy travel, I made time for the annual physical.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

Cloud and open source analytics are fueling new markets giving rise of new software providers in analytics with names like Board, Cloudera, EveryAngle, Enterra Solutions, FusionOps, Halo, Qlik, Spotfire, Transvoyant, Trifecta, and Trufa. As shown in Figure 2, these analytical architectures span structured and unstructured data sources and drive new insights. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. The new world of supply chain analytics is my current research project.

Go Horizontal!

Supply Chain Shaman

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

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World’s Top Green Businesses Revealed

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million) in 2017. . -- Danish toy-maker LEGO Group launched the first LEGO elements made from plant-based plastic sourced from sugar cane and has committed to making all LEGO products from sustainable materials by 2030. -- From 2013 to 2017, Korean electronics company LG Display developed and invested in 156 water-related reduction (water reuse) technologies, to save about KRW 4.61

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

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Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. 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. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. We salute the year’s top advancements in supply chain technology and processes.

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. While the practices of finance are over 200 years old, in contrast, supply chain as a cross-functional practice (the combination of make, source and deliver) was recently defined in 1982. 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.

The need to know


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.

Measuring Up?

Supply Chain Shaman

The average manufacturing company’s supply chain organization is 15 years old. In our recent analysis of supply chains that are “working well” , we find higher performance when companies have source, make and deliver reporting to the supply chain organization. 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.

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


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. 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.

Big Tech and Auto Battle for the World’s Cobalt Resources


However, as standards for sourcing become more strict, these big players may lose business if they fail to provide visibility into their supply chains. Cobalt demand will exceed supply by 42% in 2025 and 170% in 2030. It’s estimated that locating enough new sources to meet these demand spikes would take about 30 years — a long-term solution for a short-term need. Questions about how the auto-manufacturing giant would meet production goals arose soon after.

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. Companies that are good at demand management understand the need for design–form & function of inventory and push/pull decoupling points –and the orchestration of demand to make better decisions in sourcing, transportation and delivery. Retail forecasts are never a good source of data for the manufacturer.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

The network senses, translates, and orchestrates market changes (buy- and sell-side markets) bidirectionally with near real-time data to align sell, deliver, make and sourcing organizations outside-in. 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.

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. Expect to pay more in salaries to source, hire and retain the talent needed for the digital supply chain.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

Each are good at localized planning within a focused area of demand, supply, network design, transportation planning, material sourcing or finite scheduling. 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. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 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. 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] These manufacturers are on the factory floor continuing to build, construct, create and prepare.

Big Tech and Auto Battle for the World’s Cobalt Resources


However, as standards for sourcing become more strict, these big players may lose business if they fail to provide visibility into their supply chains. Cobalt demand will exceed supply by 42% in 2025 and 170% in 2030. It’s estimated that locating enough new sources to meet these demand spikes would take about 30 years — a long-term solution for a short-term need. Questions about how the auto-manufacturing giant would meet production goals arose soon after.

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. Source ID. 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. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID.

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. As shown in Table 2, the contract manufacturing industry is a weak model, and a risk for the hi-tech value chain. A Critical Review of the Contract Manufacturing Model. Economic Vision of 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. Planning governance is different within each organization, and it varies by sell, deliver, make and source. While sourcing roles are more aggregated, channel support is usually regional. Supply Chain 2030.

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


Image source: Amazon website. 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. Read Also: 2016 Supply Chain Insights Summit: Imagining Supply Chain in 2030 as The Engine of Growth. “Never worry about running out again…” reads a quote on the Amazon dash button website.

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. It has been a year since the launch of Project Gigaton, an ambitious program to help suppliers cut greenhouse gas emissions by one billion tons by 2030 – the equivalent to taking more than 211 million passenger vehicles off of US roads for a whole year.

Five Trends That Excite Me!

Supply Chain Shaman

Could we use Open Source Hadoop to process transactions across all networks with powerful in-memory processing? Another source of disappointment is the lack of capabilities in the IBP modeling engines. 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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Building Outside-In Processes

Supply Chain Shaman

I am a manufacturing gal by training. 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. Include the supplier’s warehouse and manufacturing locations. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. This weekend, I decompressed and turned off my cell phone.

Forget the Supply Chain of 2020. Here are 3 Things That Supply Chains Need Today.


While it is nice to envision supply chains in 2020 or 2030 the truth is; for many manufacturing businesses, discussions about future supply chain innovations, often leads to a “yeah.right,” smirk by supply chain executives – this with good reason. Most manufacturing businesses still, face day-to-day supply chain optimization issues that span from having manual processes to having difficulties in syncing up projected sales with actual market conditions. Source: Arkieva.

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). The shifts in manufacturing and retail business models, along with innovative advances in technology, increasing customer demands and other challenges associated with unified commerce (B2B and B2C), have created significant opportunities for both.