51st Symposium Purchasing and Logistics

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Agenda 2030: Agile and Networked. This is why the 51 st Symposium will cover issues on the following topics: Purchasing 2030: thinking out of the box. Lowering costs and increasing quality: mastering the balancing act. Download the brochure >> Register now >> Events 2030 51st Symposium Purchasing & Logistics agile benchmarking Berlin BME event Intercontinental logistics networking purchasing supply chain Symposium

S&OP: Can You Make Decisions at the Speed of Business?

Supply Chain Shaman

Imagine Supply Chain 2030. The focus is on Imagining Supply Chain 2030. At the event, technologists and business leaders work shoulder-to-shoulder to Imagine Supply Chain 2030. Yawn. I spent time this week completing reference calls on the use of S&OP technologies.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

Advanced companies are building cross-functional teams to use unstructured data to analyze warranty, quality and service failures. 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.

10 Ideas for More Efficient & Productive Warehouse Operations


According to the EPA , “lean production techniques often create a culture of continuous improvement, employee empowerment, and waste minimization [in addition to] driving rapid, continual improvement in cost, quality, service, and delivery.”. Accenture predicts the value created by the IIoT could reach as high as $15 trillion by 2030, paving the way for more efficient, productive, and intelligent industrial warehouse operations. According to the U.S.

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


For many, the current state includes difficulties interfacing IoT data in a high quality, repeatable fashion. Supply Chain Data Quality and Ownership. Effective supply chain planning and optimization requires high quality and consistent data and the ability to easily and quickly maintain and update that data. Inconsistent and poor quality data will degrade confidence in recommendations.

Five Trends That Excite Me!

Supply Chain Shaman

Future of Analytics in the Building of Supply Chain 2030. It includes warranty, quality, and return data. Holiday travel. Packed airports and the children screaming in unison.

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No Easter Bunny?

Supply Chain Shaman

The goal of the agile supply chain is to deliver the same cost, quality and customer service given the level of demand and supply volatility. Large-scale product write-offs or a quality problem? The overarching theme is to Imagine Supply Chain 2030.

Coming soon to a supply chain near you: 8 big digital disruptors


Taking things beyond just smart shelves and cameras, robots are already roaming the aisles of select stores, doing their part in ensuring quality and great customer service.

Building Outside-In Processes

Supply Chain Shaman

For example, should customer sentiment data feed into quality systems? 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.

China's Growing Role in the Automotive Industry


Chinese-made automotive components are gaining popularity among major car companies, due to their cheap prices yet quality parts rivaling those manufactured in other countries, such as the US. China is emerging as a superpower in more ways than one.

Pilot shortages: The right support to make the right decisions


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. It should give you real-time KPI feedback, allowing you to assess the quality of your plan before implementation. The world needs more pilots.

Trends 2019: Let the Prediction Season Begin

Enterra Insights

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. ” Analysts believe societies will become less innovative as they age and quality of life could deteriorate.

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5 Disruptions Shaping the Digital Transformation in Distribution and Logistics

Supply Chain Nation

Everything today is run by data that’s hyper-connected to customers, trucks, warehouses and quality monitoring, just to name a few.

Technologies Reshaping the Global Digital Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

It is estimated that 5 billion people will live in urban areas by 2030. In addition to these benefits, robotics is a source of reliable labor, high quality, virtually mistake-free, job performance and significant cost savings over humans. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Late Night Thoughts on Productivity, Efficiency and Global Supply Chain Effectivness

Supply Chain Shaman

We also confirmed the return of Tom Bonkenburg of St Onges, a leading expert on robotics and autonomous vehicles along with Gita Gopinath, a leading economist from Harvard on China and India to speak on Globalization versus Nationalism and the impact on Supply Chain 2030. It is late.

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

Supply Chain Movement

yor: KPMG, 2030 y?l?na 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. Kakao ve palm ya?? zincirleri genellikle ay?rt rt edilmiyor. Cocoa and palm oil chains often unsegregated.

Companies Commit to Save Food Waste through Better Labels

Material Handling & Logistics

of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, which calls on the world to “halve per capita global food waste at the retail and consumer levels and reduce food losses along production and supply chains, including post-harvest losses” by 2030. An estimated 1.3

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Sustainability pays off, but it’s not always traceable

Supply Chain Movement

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. Such measures often improve the quality of the harvest as well as the quantity: larger coffee beans, better tea leaves.

Logistics in 2020: The Future of Road Freight

BluJay Solutions

Carriers will now be measured on their CO2-emissions and use this to differentiate, next to price, quality and speed, with listed companies (both shippers and LSPs) ever mindful of compliance with increasing corporate social responsibility reporting requirements. The logistics industry is shaping up for some radical changes. In a recent white paper , Kewill has looked at the issues facing the global supply chain, and how it may look in 2020, including the future picture for road freight.

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.

Lego's Sweet Sustainability Plan: Plastic Made from Sugar Cane

Material Handling & Logistics

The company hopes to solely use plant-based polyethylene by 2030. It was a big step toward completing the Lego Group's ultimate blue print of routinely manufacturing its brightly colored eponymous blocks by 2030 using sustainable materials, part of an effort to reach zero operational waste.

Early STEM Education Essential for Students’ Future

Enterra Insights

In fact, according to a 2017 report by Dell, 85 percent of the jobs that will exist in 2030 haven’t even been invented yet.”[2]. 3] Dian Schaffhauser ( @Schaffhauser ), reports, “A new science brief has suggested that quality STEM experiences in pre-K through grade 3 can offer a ‘critical foundation for learning about these disciplines in ways that facilitate later learning.’

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.

Humans and Smart Machines can become BFFs

Enterra Insights

“We can thrive like never before,” Lee told Gallo, “if we double-down on those qualities that make us uniquely human. In fact, according to a 2017 report by Dell, 85 percent of the jobs that will exist in 2030 haven’t even been invented yet.”[4] In times past, acronyms were primarily used by military personnel and business consultants. Since the advent of mobile phones and texting, younger generations are using acronyms as texting shorthand.

Will 2018 be the Start of the Robot Revolution?

Enterra Insights

McKinsey analysts have predicted just one AI-based technology, Robotic Process Automation (RPA), will replace as many as 800 million roles by 2030.[5] On the long run, the loss of low-added-value jobs to machines can have a positive impact in the overall quality of life of most workers.” Machines and automation will likely take away millions of low-quality jobs as it has happened in the past.

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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. Colgate-Palmolive also recently implemented an end-to-end supply chain planning process through a digital control tower, and is investing in predictive analytics and AI to improve production throughput and quality.