Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

In an ironic twist, melting ice caps and rising sea levels may translate to new business opportunities and reduced greenhouse gas emissions for the shipping industry. Russia has also demonstrated its resolve to capitalize on newly-liberated shipping lanes.

Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

In an ironic twist, melting ice caps and rising sea levels may translate to new business opportunities and reduced greenhouse gas emissions for the shipping industry. As global warming has conjured up hotter summers and milder winters, one area in which its impact has been particularly visible is the Arctic, where shrinking ice caps may give way to new shipping lanes in the future. Russia has also demonstrated its resolve to capitalize on newly-liberated shipping lanes.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of Sept. 10, 2015

Supply Chain Digest

Industry Insider Says Trucks Killing People, How Big will Container Ships by by 2030, Is Carbon Fraud Widespread in Cap and Trade Markets, Google Express Now Handling Fresh Produce

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

Supply Chain Shaman

The use of customer segmentation strategies to define order policies for lead times, discounts, allocation, and shipping priorities. 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.

Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and Warehouse Management Set to Take Center Stage in Warehouse Automation

Veridian Solutions

By 2030, one-third of workers in the U.S. Since robots measure variables in making any decision, combined with automated reporting capabilities, warehouses achieve end-to-end visibility, resulting in increased accuracy of orders picked, packed, and shipped.

A River Runs Through It…

Supply Chain Shaman

When I am asked this question, I go to the whiteboard and draw two hierarchies: one that is market-driven based on channel locations, and one that is supply-centric based on shipping locations. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Supply Chain 2030.

Will Robotics Emerging Technology Improve Logistical Efficiency?

AFFLINK

We’ve automated ourselves out of shopping and shipping. could be performed by robots by 2030, but the Deloitte article reports that robots will allow people to “shift to more strategic, less dangerous, and higher value work.”. Will Robotics Improve Efficiency?

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

Talking Logistics

Trucking costs to halve by 2030, study predicts (LLoyd’s Loading List). And this week ShippingEasy announced its integration “with Amazon Alexa to ship with your voice!” The VP of Supply Chain and Logistics at our house (aka my wife) has been out of the country this week.

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

Kinaxis

HP has a printer that can order ink and have it shipped directly to your door automatically. Manufacturers are getting in on the action as well, splitting shipping costs with competitors to ensure trucks don’t go out half-filled.

Blockchain and the Law of Unintended Consequences

Enterra Insights

“Cargo Volume often defines the cost of shipping freight. By using IoT sensors in trucks and other shipping vehicles, shippers and transportation companies can detect the amount of space taken up in a shipment and determine cost accordingly, transmitting all of this information to the blockchain. trillion in annual business value by 2030, and that’s a prediction that warrants taking a serious look at blockchain.”[3].

Retailers, Shippers, Manufacturers to Reduce Fashion Supply Chain Emissions

Material Handling & Logistics

Industry suppliers will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30% by 2030 and will phase out coal-fired boilers in their own companies and direct suppliers from 2025.

Your Supply Chain Needs a New Place to Put Plastic

AFFLINK

The solution must be to rapidly scale up new recycling methods for commercial use – otherwise, over 111 million additional tons of plastic will be buried in landfills by 2030. In today’s regulated supply chain, the end of a product lifecycle is just as important as the beginning.

China’s Historic Silk Road is Resurrected from the Rubble

Elementum

In 2013, President Xi Jin Ping introduced an initiative to construct a modern-day equivalent of the Silk Road as part of the country’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. China is leading an initiative to revive one of the largest feats of trade infrastructure the world has ever known. Dating from China’s Han Dynasty, the Silk Road has stood sentinel for centuries — a network of trade routes linking the country’s commerce hubs to its biggest trading partners.

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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. We may still be a long way away from a future where trucks and ships will be controlled by artificial intelligence (AI) alone. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

It will allow for the automation of more complex warehousing tasks, such as unloading shipping containers and picking packets or individual e-commerce orders. We salute the year’s top advancements in supply chain technology and processes.

Surging Package Volume Explains Why Drones Make Sense

Techgistics

Amazon recently released that they shipped more than one billion items through Amazon Prime and Fulfillment by Amazon this holiday season which is five times more than what was shipped the previous year over the same period. retail sales will be via e-commerce by 2030.

Is Your Supply Chain Producing Too Much Waste?

AFFLINK

Transportation time and expenses are wasted when any part of the raw material or finished product are shipped without cause. The USDA announced a plan to cut food waste – now a whopping $165 billion annually – in half by 2030.

50 expert tips on logistics planning and strategy

6 River Systems

“A 3PL can provide a range of fulfillment services, from setup, to shipping, to customer service. “Amazingly, this can often be done from a single logistics management software platform that serves to handle your most pressing shipping, financial and HR figures.

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.

Imagining the Supply Chain of the Future!

Supply Chain Game Changer

There are articles which describe what the future of Supply Chain will be like in 2020, 0r 2025, or even 2030. Techniques such as drop shipping and full case fulfillment and replenishment eliminate several handoffs and touches throughout any Supply Chain. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Big News – Freightera is now 5 YEARS OLD!

Freightera

Our CEO has also been selected as one of the keynote speakers at this year’s CleanTech Innovation Showcase , especially important in light of proposed legislation to support Washington state’s transition to carbon-neutral energy by 2030 and carbon-free energy by 2045. About Freight Shipping Press Releases Technology & Innovation birthday freightera birthdayToday, May The First 2019, is an important day for us.

Outlook on U.S. Exports: Forecasting the “Perfect Storm” or Something Else?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

export growth between now and 2030. As carriers grapple with capacity adjustments, exporters can benefit from the surplus space available on export ships to Asia and Europe. Global Forwarding Global Transportation Logistics Exports Shipping SOLASOutlook on U.S.

Global electric vehicle demand drives scramble for fresh supplies of vital metals

EFT

Investment bank Goldman Sachs predicts that sales of batteries to power EVs will rise from under $10 billion to $60 billion by 2030, which will require that the global availability of battery metals expands to meet swelling demand.

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.

Transitioning to a low carbon future, while boosting profits

EFT

A specific example is Siemens, having set the target to be carbon-neutral by 2030 and to have halved carbon emissions by 2020. We ship goods around the world.

Top 25 Supply Chains of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

So some of the companies that actually are in the forefront of supply chain management and technology implementations are excluded from contention: airlines, railroads, trucking companies, package delivery companies, shipping companies, construction firms, healthcare, metals producers, energy companies, banks, oil & gas, pipelines, utilities, and more. 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.

Green Future of Freight [Infographic]

Freightera

FREIGHT SHIPPING EMISSIONS TODAY. Emissions from cargo ships are 3% of greenhouse gases today, but without change will grow to 6% by 2020 and 15% by 2050. Emissions from cargo ships are 3% of GHG today. link] pollution from ships_New_Nov-11(3).pdf.