7 Supply Chain Technology Trends Set to Disrupt Supply Chains in 2017 and Beyond

Arkieva

What supply chain technology trends are set to revolutionize your supply chain in 2017 and beyond? As 2017 comes into focus, several key technological initiatives are topping corporate agendas. Here are 7 Supply Chain Technology Trends for 2017.

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

Talking Logistics

The VP of Supply Chain and Logistics at our house (aka my wife) has been out of the country this week. Apple Tells Congress That Global Supply Chain Wasn’t Compromised (Bloomberg). Trucking costs to halve by 2030, study predicts (LLoyd’s Loading List).

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

Talking Logistics

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. Funny enough, that is the same advice I get from supply chain and logistics executives who are already making progress on a digital transformation journey. What a difference a year makes.

Smart Mobility Projects: Shaping the Future of Logistics

TMC

There are multiple factors at play that are driving the latest technology innovations, including increased demand, supply chain complexity, longer and shorter supply chains, multi-leg shipments, rapid fire replenishment, final mile, and the overall trend of urbanization.

If Only There Were More Choices

Supply Chain Shaman

The supply chain technology market is in transition. Over the last three decades, the market weathered consolidations, mergers and technology shifts. In contrast, there is focused refinement of supply chain technologies on the plateau of productivity.

Supply Chain Complexity and the Need for Disruptive Technology

ToolsGroup

The keynote address at the always enlightening Supply Chain Insights Global Summit was given by Lora Cecere, and she used it to focus on the problem of growing supply chain planning complexity and how to fix it. These better supply chains know how to use data.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

So many thoughts in my mind… Yesterday, I signed a contract for Robert Gordon, author of the book, Rise and Fall of American Growth to speak at the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit on September 5th-8th in Lake Oconee, Georgia (north of Atlanta). Technology is moving fast.

Global 117

Forget the Supply Chain of 2020. Here are 3 Things That Supply Chains Need Today.

Arkieva

From talks of an autonomous supply chain, a robotic takeover, drone deliveries in 30 minutes or less; the future of supply chain management presents businesses with the opportunity to transform their processes into a competitive advantage.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

We salute the year’s top advancements in supply chain technology and processes. Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2016 : robot pickers, bridge-inspecting drones, autonomous freight shuttles, and more.