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.

This Week in Logistics News (October 8-12, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Trimble Acquires Brazil-Based Veltec to Expand its Global Portfolio of Transportation Solutions. Trucking costs to halve by 2030, study predicts (LLoyd’s Loading List). The VP of Supply Chain and Logistics at our house (aka my wife) has been out of the country this week.

Four Strategies To Deploy As Supply Chain Hits Main Street

Supply Chain Shaman

For the CFO, end-to-end is a focus on transactional flows like order-to-cash and procure-to-pay. Most are clueless about driving a better-planned order flow from tactical planning to procurement or transportation planning or how to improve forecast-value-added (FVA) processes.

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. A whopping 87% of respondents believe next-gen tech will have transformative effect on transportation operations.

Go Horizontal!

Supply Chain Shaman

I did not understand warehousing and transportation until reassignment to a logistics role in 1985. The focus of APICS is manufacturing, CSCMP’s foundation is in logistics, and ISM serves the procurement organization. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030.

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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. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Supply Chain 2030. It is Sunday.

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How Hong Kong is Enhancing its Sustainability Efforts

EcoVadis

Climate Action Plan 2030+. To fulfill China’s obligations under the Paris Agreement, Hong Kong launched the Climate Action Plan 2030+ which outlines the roadmap for the city to contribute to local and national carbon reduction. Green Procurement Initiative by the Hong Kong Government.

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Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery: Are You Measuring the Risks in Your Supply Chain?

EcoVadis

The index found a higher incidence of human trafficking and forced labour in light manufacturing, food and beverage, transportation and construction, compared with other industries.

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. 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. 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

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.

Sustainability, Social Responsibility and Automation

Claritum

Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. The first from a tax authority and the second from an institute: Sustainable Procurement. More accurate ordering, resulting in less wastage and return of goods, with all the associated transportation costs and environmental impacts.

50 expert tips on logistics planning and strategy

6 River Systems

Implement supply chain actions, including with internal procurement teams, with suppliers and through broader collaboration, and develop measurable targets for these efforts. Think about how your warehouse might look in 2030.

How Will Smart Cities be Financed?

Enterra Insights

Arzu Tekir ( @Arzu_Tekir ), Co-founder and Head of Strategy & Business Development at URBANARBA, notes, “This growth brings the need for constructing new buildings, roads and transportation systems. “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.”

A vision for a transparent global Rare Earth Element system using blockchain technology

Provenance

Honda, for instance, has already begun extracting over 80% of its rare earth materials from nickel-metal hydride batteries , and it is predicted that by 2030, 10% of Nd demand in the EU will be met through recycling magnets from electric vehicles, wind turbines and hard disk drives.

Top 25 Supply Chains of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

And on the packaging side, the company set a goal of recycling a used bottle or can for every one it sells by 2030, Gartner notes. Department of Transportation to ban the product from air transportation. To achieve that, the company is focusing on talent development; for instance, Nestlé’s procurement talent now reside in three regional hubs, allowing for economies of scale and standardization.