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

Talking Logistics

Alexa Heads to the Warehouse (WSJ – sub. Trimble Acquires Brazil-Based Veltec to Expand its Global Portfolio of Transportation Solutions. Trucking costs to halve by 2030, study predicts (LLoyd’s Loading List). Alexa in the Warehouse.

Ultimate guide to technologies that are transforming supply chains

6 River Systems

Manufacturers can gather valuable granular data such as the time an item spent in storage, at what temperature, how long it took to sell, the length of time between purchase and fulfillment and how long it spent in transport. are transported by truck.

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50 expert tips on logistics planning and strategy

6 River Systems

“As for your internal systems, real-time inventory management helps you manage your fulfillment warehouses. After all, one of the more difficult aspects of managing warehouses is what to do with excess inventory, so you need to reduce it as much as possible.” You don’t need to invest in warehouse space or expanded technology, and you don’t need to hire and sustain more internal employees.” Think about how your warehouse might look in 2030.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

Click the links below to compare this year's innovations to those from previous years: Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2017 : exoskeletons, autonomous forklifts, flying warehouses, last-mile delivery, and more. Warehouse Automation.

Go Horizontal!

Supply Chain Shaman

I did not understand warehousing and transportation until reassignment to a logistics role in 1985. 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. Supply Chain 2030. Functional silos define today’s supply chain organization. The silos compete. They lack alignment. This lack of alignment is an impediment to improving balance sheet results.

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Logistics in 2020: The Future of Road Freight

BluJay Solutions

The 2011 publication of a Whitepaper from the European Commission concluded 30% of road freight transport over 300 km should shift to other modes such as rail or waterborne transport by 2030, and more than 50% by 2050 (European Commission, 2011). Labor shortages; the shortage of drivers and warehouse workers will present a very real challenge to the logistics industry. The logistics industry is shaping up for some radical changes.

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. Smart Glasses in the Warehouse. Now, a growing number of distribution centers are beginning to roll out smart glass pilots in their warehouses. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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

Kinaxis

Assess your company’s ability to read, warehouse and act on IoT demand signals. In the way that Uber has transformed passenger transportation, similar companies are doing the same thing for product and package delivery. 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. Understand autonomous vehicles can improve transportation safety.

Future-proofing Supply Chain with the Power of Artificial Intelligence

ThroughPut

A recent survey by the Institute For Supply Chain Management , nearly 75% of companies reported some sort of supply chain disruptions owing to coronavirus-related transportation restrictions, and the figure is expected to rise further over the next few weeks. AI in Supply Chain.

Future-proofing Supply Chain with Artificial Intelligence

ThroughPut

A recent survey by the Institute For Supply Chain Management , nearly 75% of companies reported some sort of supply chain disruptions owing to coronavirus-related transportation restrictions, and the figure is expected to rise further over the next few weeks. Improved Warehouse Management : The warehouse is the powerhouse for supply chain activities and if there is a glitch here, manufacturers can miss valuable revenue generation opportunities. AI in Supply Chain.

Future-proofing Supply Chain with the Power of Artificial Intelligence

ThroughPut

A recent survey by the Institute For Supply Chain Management , nearly 75% of companies reported some sort of supply chain disruptions owing to coronavirus-related transportation restrictions, and the figure is expected to rise further over the next few weeks. Improved Warehouse Management : The warehouse is the powerhouse for supply chain activities and if there is a glitch here, manufacturers can miss valuable revenue generation opportunities. AI in Supply Chain.

Supply Chain Optimization Software – A Comprehensive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

This includes the optimal placement of inventory within the supply chain, minimizing operating costs including manufacturing costs, transportation costs, and distribution costs. Transportation planning. trillion to the global economy by 2030. What is supply chain optimization?

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

Supply Chain Trend

For over a century, we have seen increasing automation in supply chain, especially in manufacturing and the pace has quickened in the past decade with robotization in production, warehousing, and transport. AI has been estimated to displace 38% of transport jobs and 30% of manufacturing jobs (Ghosh, 2018). 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.

Building Outside-In Processes

Supply Chain Shaman

Use GPS, maps and weather signals to better predict arrival and route transportation assets. Include the supplier’s warehouse and manufacturing locations. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Join us for a critical view of supply chain 2030 through the insights of leading economists. This weekend, I decompressed and turned off my cell phone. The concept of being on and available all the time– 24/7– wears on me.

Supply Chain Optimization Software – A Comprehensive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

This includes the optimal placement of inventory within the supply chain, minimizing operating costs including manufacturing costs, transportation costs, and distribution costs. This is based on their calculations of costs, comparisons between various transport options to reduce overall lead time and also evaluate the final leg of the completed product’s journey before it reaches the final customer. Transportation planning. trillion to the global economy by 2030.

Four Strategies To Deploy As Supply Chain Hits Main Street

Supply Chain Shaman

In parallel, three more raised their hands to speak on robotic automation in their warehouses focused on the redefinition of channel fulfillment. Meanwhile, warehouse robotics is staging a market shift. Most are clueless about driving a better-planned order flow from tactical planning to procurement or transportation planning or how to improve forecast-value-added (FVA) processes. For example, demand planning does not flow to procurement or transportation.

Souq.com Rebrands in the Midst of a Vibrant Middle East E-commerce Market

Logistics Trends and Insights

Amazon continues to build its network throughout the region and in Saudi Arabia, for example, Amazon’s network includes 14 warehouses and a strategic delivery partnership with Saudi Post. The country expects e-commerce to become a significant contributor, around 80%, to its economic growth and diversification as part of its Vision 2030 plan.

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

EFT

The group also set standards to encourage our transport companies to reduce their social and environmental impacts and collaborate on solutions such as electrical trucks for last mile delivery in China and delivery to customers by bike in the Netherlands. We have a focus on the following parts of the value chain to achieve that goal: Transport. Upstream transport represents around 3% of the greenhouse gas emissions in a garment’s lifecycle.

Top 25 Supply Chains of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

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. Department of Transportation to ban the product from air transportation. For instance, the company is using warehouse robots, location intelligence, virtual assistants and predictive analytics to improve on its capabilities to move products both through online and brick-and-mortar retail channels.

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. Logistics companies need to transport goods for thousands of miles on behalf of the industrial companies. To reduce carbon emissions of transport is no easy task, acknowledged. Low carbon emission forms of transportation, such as with electric vehicles, are not yet where they need to be. Warehouses and other operations require electricity.

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

export growth between now and 2030. For export planners, it remains essential to evaluate many factors relating to the costs of labor, regulatory requirements, licensing, production, transportation, or warehousing, in combination with the peripheral conditions or signals, which indicate the relative stability and growth of the export market. Global Forwarding Global Transportation Logistics Exports Shipping SOLASOutlook on U.S.

China’s Historic Silk Road is Resurrected from the Rubble

Elementum

Massive changes in technology, transportation, and power dynamics over the centuries, led to the eventual abandonment of the road. 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.

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Supply Chain Innovation: The Next 15 Years

Logistics Bureau

RFID with temperature sensors to monitor transport and storage of vaccines and serums or temperature-sensitive foodstuffs. Transportation units will transmit data relating to speed, location, load status and other vital information telling shippers and customers a real-time story of asset performance and location. In the warehouse too, connectivity will greatly surpass the degree to which it’s present today. Automation Outside the Warehouse.