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. China is another major source of trade with skin in the game.

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. China is another major source of trade with skin in the game.

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The need to know

EFT

JD.com, SF, Carlyle among bidders for CJ Group's $1 billion China logistics business: sources. Chinese air freight firm Apex up for sale after coronavirus boost: sources. JD Logistics seeks bank pitches for Hong Kong IPO of up to $3 billion, sources say.

Supply Chain Diagnostic: A Four-Step Process

Supply Chain Shaman

” Or alternatively, “Is there data that could be sourced to help?” Most companies cannot get to data by customer on orders shipped incomplete to understand root cause analysis. 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. July is my birthday month. In the middle of busy travel, I made time for the annual physical.

The need to know

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Exclusive: Walmart's Flipkart eyes overseas listing as early as 2021: sources v. Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart is preparing for an initial public offering overseas as early as 2021, which could value the firm up to $50 billion, sources familiar with the company's plans told Reuters.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

Source ID. It will allow for the automation of more complex warehousing tasks, such as unloading shipping containers and picking packets or individual e-commerce orders. Source ID. Source ID. 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. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID.

The need to know

EFT

Apple to remove Carbon from supply chain, products by 2030. Ship owners struggle to bring home crews amid coronavirus chaos. Softbank pulls investment from Credit Suisse supply chain funds: sources. Container shipping C02 emissions continue to drop.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

The network senses, translates, and orchestrates market changes (buy- and sell-side markets) bidirectionally with near real-time data to align sell, deliver, make and sourcing organizations outside-in. The use of customer segmentation strategies to define order policies for lead times, discounts, allocation, and shipping priorities. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Join us for a critical view of supply chain 2030 through the insights of leading economists.

Retailers, Shippers, Manufacturers to Reduce Fashion Supply Chain Emissions

Material Handling and 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. Under the auspices of UN Climate Change, leading fashion brands, retailers, supplier organizations, and others, including a major shipping company, have agreed to collectively address the climate impact of the fashion sector across its entire value chain.

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. Using the historic shipping data captured in a TMS, shippers can make data-driven, predictive plans.

Why Energy Supply Chains are Transitioning to Renewables

Requis

Despite the persistance of some strong fundamentals , 2020 may signal the true turning point in the shift to renewable sources for energy companies. ” Other sources agree. In this article: Market factors that are prompting investment in renewables by upstream energy.

How Blockchain Can Improve Manufacturing In 2019

IQMS

by 2030 according to Gartner. Increasing visibility across every area of manufacturing starting with suppliers, strategic sourcing, procurement, and supplier quality to shop floor operations including machine-level monitoring and service, blockchain can enable entirely new manufacturing business models. The business value-add of blockchain will grow to slightly more than $176B by 2025, then exceed $3.1T

Top 25 Supply Chains of 2018

Material Handling and 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. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID.

Blockchain and the Law of Unintended Consequences

Enterra Insights

” Many analysts are touting blockchain because it holds the potential to solve many challenges currently found in supply chains associated with things like fraud, visibility, and sourcing. “Cargo Volume often defines the cost of shipping freight. trillion in annual business value by 2030, and that’s a prediction that warrants taking a serious look at blockchain.”[3]. 4] Roar Adland and Ken Cottrill, “ Will Blockchain Create a Digital Divide in Shipping?

Surging Package Volume Explains Why Drones Make Sense

Techgistics

Source: Amazon. 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. To try to understand how many boxes that equates to, let’s assume that each Amazon order contains three items and each order ships in an average of 1.4 retail sales will be via e-commerce by 2030.

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. 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.

Apple – carbon

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Needleman reports, in a plan aimed at having every Apple device by 2030 to be produced with no net release of carbon into the atmosphere. The company’s initiative means that it will work to transition its manufacturing suppliers to renewable sources of electricity to power their operations.

Ultimate guide to technologies that are transforming supply chains

6 River Systems

Should supply chain delays occur, companies can more easily identify the source of bottlenecks and take action to improve processes. Thanks to the ability to track the location of items in real-time during shipping, companies can deliver excellent customer service by providing customers with accurate delivery estimates and real-time location information. According to PricewaterhouseCoopers , AI’s potential contribution to the global economy by 2030 is $15.7

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

export growth between now and 2030. Overseas labor and production costs of similar goods exported from the United States are increasing, making exported goods more affordable compared to offshore sourcing streams. 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.

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. This kind of value network strategy goes beyond determining where to put a warehouse and to which stores it should ship. There is a lot of buzz about the “autonomous” supply chain these days.

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. This kind of value network strategy goes beyond determining where to put a warehouse and to which stores it should ship. There is a lot of buzz about the “autonomous” supply chain these days.

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. This kind of value network strategy goes beyond determining where to put a warehouse and to which stores it should ship. Photo licensed through iStockphoto.

Supply Chain Optimization Software – A Comprehensive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

A supply chain optimization software can help manufacturers connect the entire manufacturing or distribution value chain, right from procurement to the R&D and materials sourcing through the final production and delivery. As order fulfilment is an integral part of data-driven manufacturing operations, an optimization software that can help manufacturers with lower shipping costs with complete visibility can provide the most effective supply chain solution.

Supply chain sustainability focus: Gustaf Asp, Managing Director, Treadler on circular economies

EFT

That idea – to open up H&M’s global supply chain expertise as a business-to-business service and allow partners to work across product development sourcing, production and logistics in a sustainable manner. The group is working to build circularity into every stage of the value chain — from design and production to customer use, reuse and recycling — and to source only sustainable, renewable and recycled resources. Treadler is a bold new idea backed by the H&M Group.

Supply Chain Optimization Software – A Comprehensive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

A supply chain optimization software can help manufacturers connect the entire manufacturing or distribution value chain, right from procurement to the R&D and materials sourcing through the final production and delivery. As order fulfillment is an integral part of data-driven manufacturing operations, the logistics optimization software that can help manufacturers with lower shipping costs with complete visibility can provide the most effective supply chain solution.

50 expert tips on logistics planning and strategy

6 River Systems

“Users can easily now look at your global or regional supply situation and quickly source alternates when required, but the key here is to practice your response. “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.

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. Not only is the DRC difficult from a labor-rights perspective, the country also has a long history of violence and an inconsistent record of shipping mineral resources.

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. This kind of value network strategy goes beyond determining where to put a warehouse and to which stores it should ship. Photo licensed through iStockphoto.

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. This kind of value network strategy goes beyond determining where to put a warehouse and to which stores it should ship. Photo licensed through iStockphoto.

Transitioning to a low carbon future, while boosting profits

EFT

Meaning that our operational performance is where it needs to be, that we are in control of cost, that we are customer focussed, that we set up a lean organizations, that we source globally, that we constantly evaluate and optimize our footprint, manufacturing depth etc. 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.

Green Future of Freight [Infographic]

Freightera

Please share this infographic on you site by copying and pasting the code below: Source: The Green Future of Freight – An infographic by the team at 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. Implementation of scrubber technology on cargo ships can reduce NOx and SOx immediately by over 90%.