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. Today only 12% of supply chain teams are driving improvement, performing better than their competitors and driving value (as determined by Price to Tangible Book Value). As companies prepare for Supply Chain 2030, we think that it is time to rethink the basics. 2030 is 14 years in the future.

The Vital Role Played by Transport in Supply Chain

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Truck Drivers are a Vital Part of the Supply Chain! Indeed, economic growth and competitiveness cannot be achieved without efficient transportation, since it enables logistics to bring its advantages into full play.

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

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This and much more, in your Monday supply chain briefing from Arkieva. Supply Chain News. Sustainable Freight Action Plan for California is estimated to Improve Freight Efficiency by 25% in 2030. The Sustainable Freight Action plan released by California governor Jerry Brown outlines a long-term 2050 vision and guiding principles for California’s future freight transportation system. Supply Chain Strategy. Source: Supply Chain Shaman.

How Can We Heal the Global Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Shaman

In the last six months, in my travels, I have presented to supply chain teams in China, Belgium, France, Germany, Peru, Mexico, Netherlands, South Africa, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. I strongly feel that if I am going to cover the global supply chain that I need to experience it. Connectivity enabled the growth of the global supply chain opening up markets driving opportunity. Supply chain process development is slower.

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

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In reality, all this emerging tech, whether it’s turning your world upside down or not, is having a very real impact on how businesses manage their supply chains. Phillips, SVP of Customer Supply Chain & Global Go-To-Market for PepsiCo shared during his keynote presentation at the Gartner Executive Supply Chain Conference, this digital revolution presents enormous challenges and opportunities across the end-to-end consumer value chain.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

We salute the year’s top advancements in supply chain technology and processes. Thanks to omni-channel distribution, 3-D printing, self-service logistics and other avenues of disintermediation, traditional supply chain roles are rapidly being transformed into all-new opportunities. Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2016 : robot pickers, bridge-inspecting drones, autonomous freight shuttles, and more.

Future-proofing Supply Chain with Artificial Intelligence

ThroughPut

AI in Supply Chain. When faced with a pandemic like COVID-19, establishing a good understanding of the impact on supply chains and contingency plans can help manufacturing companies deal with uncertainties in the right way. The COVID-19 epidemic has resulted in severely affecting thousands of supply chains globally, the economic impact of which will linger for months to come. Benefits of AI-Powered Supply Chains.

Supply Chain Optimization Software – A Comprehensive Guide for Manufacturers

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What is Supply Chain Optimization? Supply chain optimization is a key component of the manufacturing supply chain process, helping companies control their input costs to be able to provide effective goods or services to their customers. It goes beyond just maximizing the overall supply chain performance in terms of material delivery excellence. What does supply chain optimization involve? Transportation planning.

Supply Chain Optimization Software – A Comprehensive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

What is supply chain optimization? Supply chain optimization is a key component of the manufacturing supply chain process, helping companies control their input costs to be able to provide effective goods or services to their customers. It goes beyond just maximizing the overall supply chain performance in terms of material delivery excellence. What does supply chain optimization involve? Transportation planning.

Transportation TIP List: Week of February 24th, 2019

Transplace

Transportation TIP List: Week of February 24 th , 2019. To try to get us into the spirit of spring, this week’s TIP List includes a plethora of bright trends impacting the future of transportation such as the impact of technology on the supply chain and the current state of the economy. How AI is Bringing the Supply Chain to New Frontiers : AI has the power to transform the way business is done, and could contribute up to $15.7

Technologies Reshaping the Global Digital Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out 5 Seismic Shifts in Supply Chain Technology! In our ongoing technology series, we have concentrated on the Informational and analytical innovation applications which are reshaping supply chain technology as we know it. Namely Blockchain technology, IoT, ( The Internet of Things ), supply chain digitization and 3-D printing. It is estimated that 5 billion people will live in urban areas by 2030. Robotics in the Supply Chain.

Go Horizontal!

Supply Chain Shaman

Functional silos define today’s supply chain organization. I did not understand warehousing and transportation until reassignment to a logistics role in 1985. I cut my teeth on early forms of supply chain planning. Like me, the traditio nal supply chain leader, grew-up believing in functional excellence and inside-out processes. This is also true of many of the organizations within supply chain. Supply Chain 2030.

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Why Energy Supply Chains are Transitioning to Renewables

Requis

The coronavirus pandemic has given the world a wake-up call about resiliency in supply chain. The post Why Energy Supply Chains are Transitioning to Renewables appeared first on Requis.

Future-proofing Supply Chain with the Power of Artificial Intelligence

ThroughPut

AI in Supply Chain. When faced with a pandemic like COVID-19, establishing a good understanding of the impact on supply chains and contingency plans can help manufacturing companies deal with uncertainties in the right way. The COVID-19 epidemic has resulted in severely affecting thousands of supply chains globally, the economic impact of which will linger for months to come. Benefits of AI-Powered Supply Chains.

Future-proofing Supply Chain with the Power of Artificial Intelligence

ThroughPut

AI in Supply Chain. When faced with a pandemic like COVID-19, establishing a good understanding of the impact on supply chains and contingency plans can help manufacturing companies deal with uncertainties in the right way. The COVID-19 epidemic has resulted in severely affecting thousands of supply chains globally, the economic impact of which will linger for months to come. Benefits of AI-Powered Supply Chains.

S&OP: Five Steps to Get Started

Supply Chain Shaman

I will also pen my 95th report for this week’s Supply Chain Insight’s newsletter. We now reach 23,000 supply chain leaders globally with our newsletter and have over 50,000 views/month on Slideshare. Frustrated that my upcoming Supply Chain Insights Global Summit was in Phoenix, he asked if I ever came to Europe. We reviewed the orbit charts and progress of the recent Supply Chains to Admire Analysis for 2016. Supply Chain 2030.

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Technology Support in Integrated Business Planning: Automation, Augmentation and Human Centricity

Supply Chain Trend

Preview In his 2019 Foresight article, Niels van Hove examined eight technological hurdles that must be overcome to enable autonomous or ‘lights out’ supply-chain planning. Autonomous – third wave – integrated supply-planning software will serve to enhance planning cycles.

Transportation TIP List: Week of March 3rd, 2019

Transplace

Transportation TIP List: Week of March 3 rd , 2019. Likewise, this week’s TIP List has a particularly bright outlook; including news on the growing freight business and the projected increase to the size of the global supply chain analytics market. Supply Chain Analytics Market Will Be Worth $10.7 Billion by 2026 : According to a report by Acumen Research and Consulting, the size of the global supply chain analytics market is expected to be worth $10.7

Four Strategies To Deploy As Supply Chain Hits Main Street

Supply Chain Shaman

Social media awash with pictures of supply chain professionals attending the Lady Gaga event at SAP’s Sapphire, celebrating with drinks at the Gartner event, or rocking to the ZZ Top performance at JDA’s Icon conference trumpeted excitement. Meanwhile, in my travels, supply chain discussions are moving to main street. CNN political pundit panels debate supply chain while the impacts proliferate in our personal lives. Shortening Supply Chains.

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.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

Most of the Integrated Supply Chain Planning Projects Generate Rubbish. At each location, the team wrung their hands as they told me their stories of “ Integrated Supply Chain Planning.” I can count the number of companies that are good at supply chain planning on one hand. Each are good at localized planning within a focused area of demand, supply, network design, transportation planning, material sourcing or finite scheduling.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

The client leaned across the table and asked, “Is a customer-centric supply chain strategy the same as a demand-driven supply chain strategy?” Drawing from the Whiteboard: Building Customer-Centric Supply Chain Strategies. They are not the same, and the delivery of a demand-driven strategy does not mean the company will enable a customer-centric supply chain, or build/implement outside-in processes. Supply Chain 2030.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

Last week I spoke at the CLX Logistics Conference in Philadelphia on the future of Supply Chain Management. 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. The recent Supply Chain Insights Global Summit gave me new perspective and insights.

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Ultimate guide to technologies that are transforming supply chains

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Technology can have a significant impact on supply chains, but supply chain digitization still lags behind digitization of other areas of business across many industries. According to research from McKinsey & Company , the supply chain dimension has the lowest level of digitization (43%) compared to other dimensions, including products and services, marketing and distribution channels, business processes, and new entrants at the ecosystem level.

Building Outside-In Processes

Supply Chain Shaman

I believe that supply chains build economies and save the world. I also believe that supply chains need a revolution. Supply chains respond, but they do not sense. I strongly believe that leaders must build their supply chains with new building blocks. While the traditional supply chain process was from the enterprise out to trading partners. Business Leader Confidence in ERP to Deliver on Supply Chain Visibility Requirements.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

Today’s supply chain processes are inside-out with a focus on orders and shipments. We have automated transactional data; but there are no systems available to take independent demand data (channel data_ and move it through a multi-tier supply chain planning system. The industry providers of Supply Chain Operating Networks (to enable many-to-many process flows) are consolidating. Is the market ready for supply chain finance enablement?

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For Every Tom, Dick, and Harry

Supply Chain Shaman

I help business leaders transform supply chains. In my annual Supply Chain Academy class, I offer office hours. Planning organizations around the world struggle for acceptance in a supply chain world that is mainly reactive. Supply chain planning organizations do not measure and communicate value propositions in business terms. What I see over and over is a litany of supply chain leaders each believing they have the answer.

Is Your Supply Chain Producing Too Much Waste?

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Zero waste is primarily known as a sustainable supply chain management technique that describes when there is absolutely no extraneous material produced that must be sent to a landfill. However, the term “waste” in the supply chain is also used to identify other wasteful factors, including extraneous worker time, packaging waste, and storage waste. Identifying Waste in Your Supply Chain. Supply chain waste has many consequences.

Cognitive Computing: Getting Clear on Definitions

Supply Chain Shaman

The decision support technologies that we use today–price management, trade promotion management, network design, supply chain planning, transportation planning, supplier risk management–are on the cusp of redefinition through new forms of analytics. Evolution of Analytics in Supply Chain Management. Over the last decade, the evolution of descriptive analytics to visualize the current state dramatically improved supply chain decision-making.

Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery: Are You Measuring the Risks in Your Supply Chain?

EcoVadis

Human rights abuses are not rare exceptions – they are endemic, fueled by rising inequalities and the ready supply of vulnerable migrant labour, throughout society, business and supply chains, both in the developed and the developing world,” says Rosey Hurst, founder and CEO of Impactt, a UK-based ethical trade consultancy. Continue reading: Forced Labor in Seafood Supply Chains.

Seeing Beyond the Firewall

Supply Chain Shaman

Supply Chain Operating Networks: The building of supply chain applications using many-to-many architectures to connect multiple parties to multiple trading partners to improve multi-tier supply chain visibility, planning and execution to improve relationships in extended value chains. . Yet, the supply chain organization cannot see. Each sees supply chain as a function within a functional enterprise.

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

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Correspondingly, demand for lithium-ion batteries has also increased and is expected to continue increasing – the lithium-ion battery market is thought to have a CAGR of 14%, with the transport sector accounting for 60% of the market by 2025. [1] Hence, there is significant value in the supply chain for batteries waiting to be unlocked. . Battery consumption/availability: estimates based projected global battery consumption from BNEF through 2030.

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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. So, while I count the days and hours and minutes until she gets back, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) Activates For Latest Major Hurricane Of 2018. Apple Tells Congress That Global Supply Chain Wasn’t Compromised (Bloomberg).

Evolution of B2B Networks

Supply Chain Shaman

Today Thoma Bravo, a private equity investment firm, announced a definitive agreement to purchase Elemica, a provider of Supply Chain Operating Networks for the chemical industry. In 2014 Thoma Bravo acquired GHX, a Supply Chain Operating Network for healthcare. The technology market for B2B supply chain is consolidating. The Supply Chain Operating Network technology market evolved from the trading exchange market in 2000-2005.

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

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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. Why should operators in the supply chain care and what business benefits does a focus on sustainability bring? The group is working to build circularity into every stage of the value chain — from design and production to customer use, reuse and recycling.