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.

From Greater Production Traceability to Combating Biodiversity Loss and Meeting UN Sustainable Development Goal 15

EcoVadis

This is why one of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), SDG 15 is committed to protecting, restoring and promoting “sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably managed forests, combating desertification reversing land degradation and halting biodiversity loss” by 2030.

Sustainable Procurement Goals Top the Agenda at the EcoVadis Scientific Committee Meeting

EcoVadis

Sustainable Procurement Goals and public procurement were among some of the most important topics discussed by the EcoVadis Scientific Committee at a recent annual meeting. After all, SDGs are here to stay and it is very likely they will be renewed after 2030.

Head Scratcher

Supply Chain Shaman

On the run attempting to balance back-to-back meetings, client commitments and start a new business, I was late for a dinner appointment. Imagine Supply Chain 2030. The focus is on Imagining Supply Chain 2030. Sweat ran uncomfortably down my back on a hot day in Dallas.

Making Supply Meet Demand: Qatar’s healthcare services

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

In 2008, the Qatar government developed a long term vision that is known as “the Qatar National Vision 2030.”    While the government of Qatar has taken appropriate measures to develop a sustainable healthcare system by increasing facilities and providers, it remains a challenge to deliver new hospitals and expand existing facilities to meet the growing demand. Alvin Tam and Christopher Tang. Being too wealthy can be a problem. 

S&OP: Five Steps to Get Started

Supply Chain Shaman

We agreed to meet on my next trip to Europe. I urged him to take his corporate strategy document and set up a meeting with each profit center manager. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Supply Chain 2030. It is Sunday. Today, I assume a familiar position.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

…for 8:00 AM strategy meeting(s) with clients.) ” Their systems were not meeting their expectations. 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

To meet the needs, and navigate the volatility of global markets, leadership teams must navigate the river flows. 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.

Measuring Up?

Supply Chain Shaman

In the research, top performers for the report meet the following criteria: Analysis by Industry. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Join us for a critical view of supply chain 2030 through the insights of leading economists.

3 Ways Fresh Retailers are Helping the Planet

JDA software

As Earth Day rapidly approaches, this move comes in a bold attempt to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from Walmart’s value chain by a gigaton, (1 billion metric tons), by 2030. It’s official.

The Secret of Getting Ahead (Takeaways from Command Alkon ELEVATE 2018 Conference)

Talking Logistics

Last November, executives from all segments of the Heavy Building Materials (HBM) ecosystem got together at the inaugural Leadership Roundtable meeting organized by Command Alkon (a Talking Logistics sponsor) to discuss a couple of simple questions: Are there opportunities to elevate the performance of the HBM industry? I had the opportunity to once again moderate this year’s meeting and I answered that question by quoting Mark Twain: The secret of getting ahead is getting started.

How Can We Heal the Global Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Shaman

For many that I meet in my global travels, the industry analyst role is a new concept. Only 5% of public companies meet the definition for the Supply Chains To Admire for 2016. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Supply Chain 2030. Today, I unpacked my bags.

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The best of Quintiq World Tour London: Chickens, skydiving & business planning

Quintiq

million to 10 million by 2030! Maintaining efficient operations and meeting tight logistical deadlines are key requirements for food businesses to ensure that they meet the service requirements of their customers.

Five Trends That Excite Me!

Supply Chain Shaman

This group meets three times a year, and I always find the discussions stimulating. Buyers beware of the use of the name without meeting the definition. Future of Analytics in the Building of Supply Chain 2030. Holiday travel. Packed airports and the children screaming in unison.

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One Year After U.S. Withdrawal From Paris Agreement

EcoVadis

In May, Bloomberg Philanthropies announced the American Cities Climate Challenge , which is a $70 million program that will see 20 leadership cities receive new resources and support to help them meet or exceed near-term carbon reduction goals.

Why Taxing Automation is a Bad Idea

Talking Logistics

A detailed report on automation released in late November by global management consultancy McKinsey & Company made the bold prediction that “ Automation could kill 73,000,000 US jobs by 2030.”

Supply Chain Planning & Optimization Projections for 2018 - Back to the Future

Logility

The large number of major data breaches in 2017 has been the focus of many C-level meetings. Actually, with a shrinking baby-boomer workforce the war for talent is only going to heat up in 2018 (read more here: The Talent Gap and here: Imagine 2030: Supply Chain Talent ). I get a kick reading “prediction” articles both prior to the year start and then again after the year is complete.

Building Outside-In Processes

Supply Chain Shaman

Cross-functional teams meet regularly to learn from the voice of the customer. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Join us for a critical view of supply chain 2030 through the insights of leading economists. This weekend, I decompressed and turned off my cell phone.

Seeing Beyond the Firewall

Supply Chain Shaman

Last Thursday I flew to Munich to meet with SupplyOn. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Join us for a critical view of supply chain 2030 through the insights of leading economists.

EcoVadis Scientific Committee Reviews Sustainability Milestones, Outlooks and Challenges

EcoVadis

Climate change, Sustainable Development Goals and blockchain were just some of the hot topics discussed in the latest EcoVadis Scientific Committee meeting. Find out more about the Scientific Committee and the previous meeting

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

Elementum

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. In 2006, lithium-ion batteries consumed only 20% of the global cobalt supply. Ten years later, that number has more than doubled.

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

Elementum

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.

The Winding Road toward the “Autonomous” Supply Chain (Part 1)

Supply Chain Action Blog

The topic came up recently at a conference I recently attended where a topic of discussion was the supply chain of 2030. Detect (and/or anticipate) market requirements and the challenges in meeting them. There is a lot of buzz about the “autonomous” supply chain these days.

Pilot shortages: The right support to make the right decisions

Quintiq

Asia’s airlines will need approximately 230,000 pilots by 2030 and will have to train approximately 14,000 people annually to meet that demand. The world needs more pilots.

Sustainability and the Reverse Supply Chain: The Green Eileen Story

Arkieva

A chance meeting with William McDonough (author of the book Cradle to Cradle) and an exposure to a story about a young designer in England who paid her customers to bring the clothes back made Cheryl think of doing the same at Green Eileen.

Trends 2019: Let the Prediction Season Begin

Enterra Insights

The future of the planet may well rest in how well cities meet the urbanization challenge. Weller observes, “A combination of widespread aging, falling fertility, and urbanization will lead to a dramatically different world in 2030. And, the World Economic Forum estimates that the global cost of chronic diseases — driven largely by aging populations — will total US$47 trillion between 2010 and 2030.

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Circular Economy in ICT – Completing the circle of supply

EcoVadis

Besides material and equipment, energy efficiency improvement of internal processes and networks comes on the agenda when realizing that the carbon footprint generated through ICT in 2002 will more than double by 2030, as it was estimated by the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSi).

Sustainability, Social Responsibility and Automation

Claritum

The Goals interconnect and in order to leave no one behind, it is important that we achieve each Goal and target by 2030.” Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. Government Expectations. Financial Markets. Performance. Challenges. The Impact of Automation.

World’s Top Green Businesses Revealed

Material Handling & Logistics

As leaders gather at the of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos for a week of high-level discussions on the future of the global economy, the CDP group released its annual rankings of the top green businesses.

Sürdürülebilirlik kar??l???n? veriyor – Sustainability pays off

Supply Chain Movement

However, all the signs indicate that the producers of such resources will be unable to meet long-term demand. yor: KPMG, 2030 y?l?na Kakao ve palm ya?? zincirleri genellikle ay?rt rt edilmiyor. Cocoa and palm oil chains often unsegregated. Kahve, çay, kakao ve palm ya?? gibi do?al

Is Your Supply Chain Producing Too Much Waste?

AFFLINK

Worker time is wasted if a product is produced earlier than necessary or if a worker must work overtime to meet demand. The USDA announced a plan to cut food waste – now a whopping $165 billion annually – in half by 2030.

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. Actually wherever these leaders are they will be able to access their control tower, whether from an office, a meeting room, a plane, a hotel room, or anywhere possible.

50 expert tips on logistics planning and strategy

6 River Systems

While it’s certainly important for each stakeholder to ensure they’re meeting deadlines and turning in quality performance, silos along the supply chain make it difficult to address inefficiencies in any meaningful way. Think about how your warehouse might look in 2030.

Sustainability pays off, but it’s not always traceable

Supply Chain Movement

However, all the signs indicate that the producers of such resources will be unable to meet long-term demand. 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.

Green Solutions in Trucking Industry

GTG Technology Group

The regulations in Phase II are referred to as performance-based standards, meaning companies can rely on any combination of technology they choose to meet the new emissions regulations.

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.

Ava Ex Machina and the Retail Supply Chain

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.