How Can We Heal the Global Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Shaman

In the last six months, in my travels, I have presented to supply chain teams in China, Belgium, France, Germany, Peru, Mexico, Netherlands, South Africa, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Supply Chain 2030. Today, I unpacked my bags.

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How Megacity Distribution Models are Changing Urban Logistics

TMC

There are 28 megacities on the planet, and the United Nations projects that the number will reach 41 by 2030, accounting for a population of some 453 million people. In Mexico City, for example, some 60% of the city’s nanostores maintain only one to two days of inventory.

Building Outside-In Processes

Supply Chain Shaman

On Monday, I would speak in Orlando Florida at the Terra Technology event; and on Wednesday, present the keynote at the Logistic Summit & Expo in Mexico City. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. This weekend, I decompressed and turned off my cell phone.

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

In fact, according to the Reiner Strack TED Talk, “ The Workforce Crisis of 2030 – and how to start solving it now ,” most of the top GDP countries will face a critical workforce shortage by 2030, including countries such as the United States, United Kingdom, Germany and Japan. Workforce productivity can’t just be an operational issue any longer. This has been put on the backburner for too long.

5 Disruptions Shaping the Digital Transformation in Distribution and Logistics

Supply Chain Nation

In fact, according to the Rainer Strack TED Talk, “ The Workforce Crisis of 2030 – and how to start solving it now ,” most of the top GDP countries will face a critical workforce shortage by 2030, including countries such as the United States, United Kingdom, Germany and Japan.

NAFTA Countries Remain Bullish on Trade

Material Handling & Logistics

Firms in all three countries remain upbeat about doing more business abroad, with Mexico leading the way with 87% expecting increased trade volume over the next 12 months, compared to 77% of U.S. firms identify Canada (20%), Mexico (19%) and Japan (11%) as their primary markets for expansion.

How Will Smart Cities be Financed?

Enterra Insights

In terms of time savings, the “Istanbul system stands out as the most successful example among its peers, leaving behind Johannesburg and Mexico City. “Singapore will cut back on power consumption by 22 percent with improvements in 80 percent of the building stock through its energy efficiency program, ‘green mark,’ in buildings by 2030 while the net savings are expected to amount to USD 400 million.”