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. The Sustainable Freight Action plan released by California governor Jerry Brown outlines a long-term 2050 vision and guiding principles for California’s future freight transportation system. Targets for 2030 Include: Improve freight system efficiency 25 percent by 2030.

S&OP: Five Steps to Get Started

Supply Chain Shaman

For most companies, greater economy of scale is possible through the global management of procurement and transportation and local management of sales, manufacturing and customer service. 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

I did not understand warehousing and transportation until reassignment to a logistics role in 1985. 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. Lora has written the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is writing her third book, Leadership Matters. Supply Chain 2030.

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Evolution of B2B Networks

Supply Chain Shaman

This can include demand sensing into Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP), Demand-Driven Materials Requirement Planning (DDMRP), the Internet of Things sensing, and the use of independent demand into transportation planning. 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.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

These Supply Chain Operating Network Strategies enable multi-tier many-to-many enablement of first and second/third tiers of suppliers of services, materials and transportation. 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. Join us for a critical view of supply chain 2030 through the insights of leading economists.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

I find most companies are good at pockets of planning–demand planning, supply planning, transportation planning, material planning or plant scheduling, but the flows are not connected. Each are good at localized planning within a focused area of demand, supply, network design, transportation planning, material sourcing or finite scheduling. Few implementations of planning connect to procurement and transportation. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

Content Summary: Personal Mover Transports Employees around BMW Plant. To eliminate some of this traveling BMW’s R&D group developed a Personal Mover solution—a one-person means of transport for covering short distances within an operating site. 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.

How Can We Heal the Global Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Shaman

The combination of technology along with the advancements in transportation made it possible. 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. Join us for a critical view of supply chain 2030 through the insights of leading economists.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

GT Nexus evolved as a Software as a Service (SaaS) application for transportation while GXS/OpenText evolved from the EDI VAN technologies. 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. Lora has written the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is writing her third book, Leadership Matters.

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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. Supply chain is not just about the procurement and transportation of goods from source to consumer. In 2006, lithium-ion batteries consumed only 20% of the global cobalt supply. Ten years later, that number has more than doubled.

Seeing Beyond the Firewall

Supply Chain Shaman

Since most companies invested in the automation of the enterprise, not the value network, visibility within the company and the transportation network is a strength. The process industry’s reliance on the 3PL transportation model is a similar dilemma. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Join us for a critical view of supply chain 2030 through the insights of leading economists.

Building Outside-In Processes

Supply Chain Shaman

Use GPS, maps and weather signals to better predict arrival and route transportation assets. 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. This weekend, I decompressed and turned off my cell phone.

Top 25 Supply Chains of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

The rankings are based on a composite score based on the opinions of Gartner’s analysts; a group of peer voters (mostly supply chain practitioners, professionals and experts; in the interests of full disclosure, I myself am part of the peer panel); some metrics, including return on assets, inventory growth and revenue growth; and a corporate social responsibility (CSR) component score. So the CSR score too is more of a popularity contest than a consistent metric.

50 expert tips on logistics planning and strategy

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“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. If you are a retailer that sells various types of goods, cross docking can use ‘consolidation’ which would take small shipments and compile them into one large transport.

Trends and Predictions 2020: Smart Cities

Enterra Insights

The other five systems are: business; transport; communication; water; and energy. Traditional transportation systems like trams, subways, buses, and taxis are facing new competition by services such as Uber and Lyft and other micro-mobility platforms (i.e., Veronica Combs ( @vmcombs ) reports, “IDC [predicts], ‘In 2020, 10% to 30% of IoT will fail to launch or scale due to weak performance metrics, poor understanding of products, and lack of funding.

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Green Future of Freight [Infographic]

Freightera

Global Freight Transport produces 10% of Greenhouse Gas Emissions. Freight transport produces up to half the toxic diesel particulate matter (PM) emissions and 45% of the Nitrous Oxides. Cargo ships are the most rapidly growing source of NOx and SOx , predicted to produce 10% more than all land based emissions by 2020 and 40% more than land emissions by 2030. Moving long haul freight by rail can immediately reduce CO2 emissions from freight transport over 60%.