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.

Supply Chain Scope: New Study Shows Rise in US Inventories; California Estimated to Improve Freight Efficiency by 25% in 2030

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Sustainable Freight Action Plan for California is estimated to Improve Freight Efficiency by 25% in 2030. Targets for 2030 Include: Improve freight system efficiency 25 percent by 2030. Source: Commerce Dept. Source: SupplyChainDigest. Source: Supply Chain Shaman.

Head Scratcher

Supply Chain Shaman

The new solution has the characteristics of: Open-source schema on-read architectures like Lokad. Over-and-over again, I see academics endorsing the elongation of payables to yield cash flow without teaching the basics of supplier development and sourcing policies.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

For most –hamstrung by silo-based strategies for source, make and deliver–there is no clear definition of supply chain strategy. I will be sharing this data from 150 respondents sourced from my Linkedin 307,000 followers over the course of the next couple of weeks. Yawn.

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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. Starbucks is one company at the forefront of sourcing sustainably produced commodities.

Four Strategies To Deploy As Supply Chain Hits Main Street

Supply Chain Shaman

Trade-offs between source, make, and deliver are possible in the strategic horizon of planning, but not in shorter time durations. For additional insights on Supply Chain Excellence, consider joining our upcoming events: Imagine Supply Chain 2030. May was a conference month.

Tackling the Unknown: Trying to Figure Out New Forms of Analytics

Supply Chain Shaman

Cloud and open source analytics are fueling new markets giving rise of new software providers in analytics with names like Board, Cloudera, EveryAngle, Enterra Solutions, FusionOps, Halo, Qlik, Spotfire, Transvoyant, Trifecta, and Trufa. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030.

Go Horizontal!

Supply Chain Shaman

In the traditional supply chain world, the processes of sell, deliver, make, source, and plan are separate and distinct. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Join us for a critical view of supply chain 2030 through the insights of leading economists. Supply Chain 2030.

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Evolution of B2B Networks

Supply Chain Shaman

The network senses, translates, and orchestrates market changes (buy- and sell-side markets) bidirectionally, across multiple tiers, with near real-time data to align sell, deliver, make, and sourcing organizations outside-in. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Supply Chain 2030.

What Is The Mission?

Supply Chain Shaman

These balanced metrics overlay the functions of source, make and deliver. 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. Daily I see one. You probably also have them in your mail. What is it? A cute press release ginned-up by an aggressive marketing group at a software company.

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. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Supply Chain 2030.

Building Outside-in Processes: Answering A Question From the Audience

Supply Chain Shaman

Shifts in Traditional Supply Chain Processes in the Building of Capabilities for Supply Chain 2030. Retail forecasts are never a good source of data for the manufacturer. Last week, I spoke at the CPHA supply chain conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Reduce Costs: Invest In Talent

Supply Chain Shaman

In manufacturing-based companies, 70-80% of costs are in the processes of source, make and deliver. While the practices of finance are over 200 years old, in contrast, supply chain as a cross-functional practice (the combination of make, source and deliver) was recently defined in 1982.

Measuring Up?

Supply Chain Shaman

In our recent analysis of supply chains that are “working well” , we find higher performance when companies have source, make and deliver reporting to the supply chain organization. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030.

Integrated Planning: Is It Rubbish? Be Careful What You Ask For….

Supply Chain Shaman

Each are good at localized planning within a focused area of demand, supply, network design, transportation planning, material sourcing or finite scheduling. The greatest value happens when companies can link across source, make and deliver. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030.

How Can We Heal the Global Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Shaman

Planning governance is different within each organization, and it varies by sell, deliver, make and source. While sourcing roles are more aggregated, channel support is usually regional. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Supply Chain 2030. Today, I unpacked my bags.

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Network Consolidation: A Step Forward for Market-Driven Value Networks?

Supply Chain Shaman

The network senses, translates, and orchestrates market changes (buy and sell-side markets) bi-directionally with near-real time data to align sell, deliver, make and sourcing organizations outside-in. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Supply Chain 2030.

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Packaging and the Road to a Circular Economy

EcoVadis

We’ve discussed the value and path toward a circular economy – it could bring 2 million jobs by 2030 and up to €600 billion in savings per year. Nearly everything we touch has packaging.

Five Trends That Excite Me!

Supply Chain Shaman

Could we use Open Source Hadoop to process transactions across all networks with powerful in-memory processing? Another source of disappointment is the lack of capabilities in the IBP modeling engines. Future of Analytics in the Building of Supply Chain 2030. Holiday travel.

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Seeing Beyond the Firewall

Supply Chain Shaman

To drive success in value networks, build multi-tier capabilities in channel and sourcing relationships, side-stepping the use of both traditional CRM and SRM concepts. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030.

Big Tech and Auto Battle for the World’s Cobalt Resources

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However, as standards for sourcing become more strict, these big players may lose business if they fail to provide visibility into their supply chains. Cobalt demand will exceed supply by 42% in 2025 and 170% in 2030. It’s estimated that locating enough new sources to meet these demand spikes would take about 30 years — a long-term solution for a short-term need. The famously idealistic Silicon Valley company has pledged to source all of its cobalt in North America.

Big Tech and Auto Battle for the World’s Cobalt Resources

Elementum

However, as standards for sourcing become more strict, these big players may lose business if they fail to provide visibility into their supply chains. Cobalt demand will exceed supply by 42% in 2025 and 170% in 2030.

Building Outside-In Processes

Supply Chain Shaman

While traditional supply chain processes evolved from functional excellence definitions for source, make and deliver from the inside-out; to make the digital pivot and become more market-driven, companies need to define new supply chain processes outside-in.

The (Potential) Value of Labeling in the Lithium Ion Battery Supply Chain

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Image source: “Electric Vehicle Outlook 2018 | Bloomberg New Energy Finance.” 3] The search for more raw materials has led suppliers to source irresponsibly from unstable emerging markets. Image source: ResearchGate. Image source: ResearchGate.

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Step inside Project Gigaton at Walmart

EHS Sustainability Knowledge at Work

The success of its Sustainability Index, which gathers and analyzes information across a product’s life cycle – from sourcing, manufacturing and transporting, to selling, customer usage and end of use – has been well documented.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

Source ID. 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.

No Easter Bunny?

Supply Chain Shaman

High-velocity or streaming data requires different architectures built on non-relational, cloud-based architectures using open source tools like Apache Spark. source Moody’s). The overarching theme is to Imagine Supply Chain 2030.

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

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Key points: Explore crowd sourced delivery capabilities, they’re expanding nationally at a rapid pace. These driverless, flying taxis are part of Dubai’s plan to have self-driving vehicles (of all kinds) account for a quarter of journeys made in Dubai by 2030.

The Secret of Getting Ahead (Takeaways from Command Alkon ELEVATE 2018 Conference)

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The answer to the first question is clear when you consider the following sobering statistics about the industry: According to the McKinsey Global Institute, the world will need to spend $57 trillion on infrastructure by 2030 just to keep up with GDP growth. As more trading partners connect to the platform and more functionality is added (such as mobile capabilities), BuildIT aims to become “the single source of truth” for all trading partners working on a project.

The Winding Road toward the “Autonomous” Supply Chain (Part 1)

Supply Chain Action Blog

The topic came up recently at a conference I recently attended where a topic of discussion was the supply chain of 2030. A consolidated data store which can connect to source systems and on which data can be programmatically “wrangled” into a supra data set would be helpful in the extreme.

Circular Economy in ICT – Completing the circle of supply

EcoVadis

Besides material and equipment, energy efficiency improvement of internal processes and networks comes on the agenda when realizing that the carbon footprint generated through ICT in 2002 will more than double by 2030, as it was estimated by the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSi).

From Greater Production Traceability to Combating Biodiversity Loss and Meeting UN Sustainable Development Goal 15

EcoVadis

This is why one of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), SDG 15 is committed to protecting, restoring and promoting “sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably managed forests, combating desertification reversing land degradation and halting biodiversity loss” by 2030.

World’s Top Green Businesses Revealed

Material Handling & Logistics

Through its participation in RE100, Danish health care company Novo Nordisk is already sourcing 79% of its power for production from renewable sources and has a target of 100% power from renewable sources by 2020.

Sustainability and the Reverse Supply Chain: The Green Eileen Story

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He compared this to the food industry when about 15 years ago, people started becoming aware of the source of their food. It will take 3 planet earth worth of resources to support the world by 2030 if we keep growing like this.

Reflections, Thank-you(s) and Rethinking the Future

Supply Chain Shaman

As I presented on Supply Chain 2030, I shared the research on balance sheet performance, and provided the insights on why I believe 90% of organizations failed in the delivery of supply chain excellence at the balance sheet level.