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.

2016 Supply Chain Insights Summit: Imagining Supply Chain in 2030 as The Engine of Growth

Arkieva

It was clear that the stage was set for subsequent discussions on supply chain innovation topics, the direction of the industry in the near future of 2030; and what companies today have to do to stay ahead of the curve. “Run from what’s comfortable. Forget safety.

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.

Measuring Up?

Supply Chain Shaman

The supply chain is a complex system with finite, and non-linear relationships between supply chain metrics that drive balance sheet results. We find that companies can improve one, but not two of the metrics. Teams struggle to drive improvement in both metrics at the same time.

Household Products Industry Stuck in Neutral and Going Backwards

Supply Chain Shaman

P&G’s rate of improvement on the Metrics That Matter was lower than the peer group. 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. I was on my way to Peru.

What Is The Mission?

Supply Chain Shaman

Overall results in business performance on the critical supply chain metrics of growth, operating margin, inventory turns and Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) are declining. Company metrics are inter-related. Balance occurs when the metrics align with the business strategy. These balanced metrics overlay the functions of source, make and deliver. A Leader in Performance and Metrics Improvement. . Imagine Supply Chain 2030. Daily I see one.

Groundhog Day

Supply Chain Shaman

We believe that supply chain excellence is driving improvement while averaging a higher level of performance in the Supply Chain Metrics That Matter. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Join us for a critical view of supply chain 2030 through the insights of leading economists.

Lassoing S&OP

Supply Chain Shaman

Metrics Definition. The organization needs to be clear on the Metrics That Matter and the alignment of vertical silos’ metrics to the balanced portfolio. Forge New Directions for Supply Chain 2030. A lasso is what supply chain leaders would like to have.

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S&OP: Five Steps to Get Started

Supply Chain Shaman

We discussed the Supply Chain Metrics That Matter research and the fact that a balanced portfolio of metrics drives a higher market capitalization than a focus on functional metrics or single metrics. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Supply Chain 2030.

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Go Horizontal!

Supply Chain Shaman

The metrics reward functional thinking. 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. Supply Chain 2030.

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Evolution of B2B Networks

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. Supply Chain 2030.

Reduce Costs: Invest In Talent

Supply Chain Shaman

We analyzed the impact of 150 factors on 493 financial metrics for the period of 2004-2016. By graphing the financial metrics through orbit charts, we find that 90% of companies are stuck at the intersection of operating margin and inventory turns.

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. Lora has written the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is currently working on her third book, Leadership Matters.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

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. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Supply Chain 2030. It was an early morning.

A River Runs Through It…

Supply Chain Shaman

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. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Supply Chain 2030. A River Runs Through It is one of my favorite films.

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.

How Can We Heal the Global Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Shaman

The winners drive improvement while posting financial results in the Supply Chain Metrics That Matter ahead of the peer group. A Supply Chain Leader will make progress on both of these key metrics with a very tight and controlled pattern. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

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. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Supply Chain 2030.

Network Consolidation: A Step Forward for Market-Driven Value Networks?

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. Supply Chain 2030. Market-driven Value Networks: An adaptive network focused on a value-based outcomes.

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

Arkieva

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. Determine the Metrics That Matter.

Building Outside-In Processes

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. Lora has written the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is currently working on her third book, Leadership Matters.

Seeing Beyond the Firewall

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. Lora has written the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is currently working on her third book, Leadership Matters.

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

Elementum

million metric tons (or 60% of the world’s supply). million metric tons. Cobalt demand will exceed supply by 42% in 2025 and 170% in 2030. In 2006, lithium-ion batteries consumed only 20% of the global cobalt supply. Ten years later, that number has more than doubled. It’s expected that market demand for the metal will increase to more than 120,000 tonnes per year by 2020 — 60% of which will account for battery production alone.

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

Elementum

million metric tons (or 60% of the world’s supply). million metric tons. Cobalt demand will exceed supply by 42% in 2025 and 170% in 2030. In 2006, lithium-ion batteries consumed only 20% of the global cobalt supply. Ten years later, that number has more than doubled.

No Easter Bunny?

Supply Chain Shaman

The overarching theme is to Imagine Supply Chain 2030. In the creation of the program I handpick the speakers against five themes: Shifts in the Global Economy : What will the world look like in 2030 and how does this impact the global supply chain?

Circular Economy in ICT – Completing the circle of supply

EcoVadis

million metric tonnes (Mt) and predicted an increase to 50 million Mt of e-waste in 2018 ( United Nations University 2014 ). Accordingly, the industry will be responsible for 1.25Gt CO2e in 2030, or 1.97

A Digital Value Network Needs an Accelerated “3-D” Cycle (powered by Incorta)

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.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

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

50 expert tips on logistics planning and strategy

6 River Systems

“By keeping an eye on these warehousing metrics, you can map out an error-resistant fulfillment process that moves from order to delivery as efficiently as possible. ” — 7 Metrics You Need to Streamline Your Warehousing Processes , Aero Fulfillment; Twitter: @AeroFulfillment.

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.

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.

Companies Not Living Up to UN Sustainable Development Vows

Material Handling & Logistics

The 17 goals were adopted in 2015 by all 193 UN nations, with the aim of reaching them by 2030 with the help of business and other groups. 21, the Global Compact will introduce a set of metrics that aim to address that issue, she said.

Walmart Says It Can Reduce Emissions in China by 50 Million Tons

Material Handling & Logistics

Last week the company announced that it will 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.