Groundhog Day

Supply Chain Shaman

The largest Groundhog Day in the United States is in s Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania , with Punxsutawney Phil. . Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. It is hard to know where we are going if we are not clear on the end state. Supply Chain 2030.

Diesel will continue to dominate trucking to 2040 says IHS Markit


It projects that the major stumbling block for the adoption of electric truck, that of batteries’ cost and weight, will only start to be addressed by around 2030. CNG/LNG is the top competitor to diesel for share of new sales due to readiness in China and the United States.

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Smart Mobility Projects: Shaping the Future of Logistics


Department of Transportation (DOT) projects that freight volumes in the United States will increase by more than 40% over the next 30 years. These pressures are by no means confined to the United States.

5 Disruptions Shaping the Digital Transformation in Distribution and Logistics

Supply Chain Nation

For example, Grainger, the largest industrial distributor in the United States and number 3 in the world with revenue exceeding $10 billion, has seen online sales continuously become the larger contribution to the company’s total sales.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

We also confirmed the return of Tom Bonkenburg of St Onges, a leading expert on robotics and autonomous vehicles along with Gita Gopinath, a leading economist from Harvard on China and India to speak on Globalization versus Nationalism and the impact on Supply Chain 2030. It is late.

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Why Workforce Productivity for Third Party Logistics and Wholesale Distribution Can’t Just be an Operational Issue Any Longer – Part 1 of 3

Supply Chain Nation

In fact, according to the Reiner Strack TED Talk, “ The Workforce Crisis of 2030 – and how to start solving it now ,” most of the top GDP countries will face a critical workforce shortage by 2030, including countries such as the United States, United Kingdom, Germany and Japan. The article highlights the following big workforce shortages: The United States will have a 4 percent “surplus,” which is down from 10 percent in 2020.

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. Shipment and manufacturing of the unit of one.

Trends 2019: Let the Prediction Season Begin

Enterra Insights

Weller observes, “A combination of widespread aging, falling fertility, and urbanization will lead to a dramatically different world in 2030. And, the World Economic Forum estimates that the global cost of chronic diseases — driven largely by aging populations — will total US$47 trillion between 2010 and 2030. The United States has, until now, avoided this fate through immigration; but, that path to economic growth and prosperity is currently being curtailed.

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No Easter Bunny?

Supply Chain Shaman

Fund a scrappy cross-functional team to learn about new forms of analytics and build outside-in pilots in business units with forward-looking thinking. This is the supply chain delivering the lowest cost per unit. Bridging the Current State of Technologies with Evolving Analytics.

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


Human trafficking, essentially modern slavery, happens all around the world, even in developed countries such as the United States, and poses risks to companies across all industries.

One Year After U.S. Withdrawal From Paris Agreement


In fact, since 1965, no other country has put more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than the United States. As it turns out, too, a myriad of leaders from American universities, states, cities and companies vowed they would continue delivering on climate targets.

Is Your Supply Chain Producing Too Much Waste?


For example, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) notes that 53% of fresh vegetables and 63% of fruits were lost somewhere in the supply chain. The USDA announced a plan to cut food waste – now a whopping $165 billion annually – in half by 2030.

Green Solutions in Trucking Industry

GTG Technology Group

As weather patterns across the United States become more erratic, scientists are cautioning against the effects of climate change. In July, California governor Jerry Brown declared by executive order that state agencies should begin the process of improving California’s freight system.

NAFTA Countries Remain Bullish on Trade

Material Handling & Logistics

NAFTA has significantly benefitted Canada, Mexico and the United States,” said Linda Seymour, Head of Commercial Banking, HSBC Bank Canada. “It Mexican firms are focused on expansion in the United States (39%), Canada (27%) and Argentina (10%).

Big News – Freightera is now 5 YEARS OLD!


Our team is united in that goal now more than ever, and we are increasingly heartened and inspired when we take a step back to smell the cookies and glance at what we’ve achieved since this time last year: Our wonderful customers have left us 180 verified 5-star reviews on platforms such as Google , Trustpilot and Shopperapproved. We have comprehensive automated guaranteed FTL coverage across the United States and rail coverage across Canada and the United States.

A vision for a transparent global Rare Earth Element system using blockchain technology


In 2011, these concerns, specifically complaints from the United States, Japan and the European Union (EU), prompted the World Trade Organisation to rule against China’s export restrictions. The role of the state.

SAP to Expand Cloud Presence with Acquisition of Ariba

Supply Chain Network

Germany: +49(0)89 2030 3201. in the United States and other countries. United States Only: 1 (800) 872-1SAP (1-800-872-1727). All other brand or product names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies or organizations in the United States and/or other countries. SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) and Ariba, Inc. Nasdaq: ARBA) today announced that SAP’s subsidiary, SAP America, Inc.,

Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic


Many studies now predict that the thick sheets of ice which prevented ships from passing through in the past will thaw by the year 2030. Warmer temperatures brought on by climate change are transforming topographies around the world, giving rise to profound consequences.

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


Exporters continually hear the rumbles of thunder from the industry and economic press decrying the longstanding trade imbalance for the United States and their trading partners, recounting the fact that imports significantly outweigh the exporting of goods. Outlook on U.S.

Artificial Intelligence and Your Employment Future

Enterra Insights

A study in 2017 posited that 23 percent to 44 percent of work hours in the United States will be automated by 2030 — particularly in jobs with a high degree of repetition such as machinists, office support and retail sales. Artificial intelligence (AI) is coming for your job. At least that is the dire warning you often read or hear about in today’s media.

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Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic


Many studies now predict that the thick sheets of ice which prevented ships from passing through in the past will thaw by the year 2030. Further compounding the challenge is the political question of territorial sovereignty; there are currently eight countries claiming territory within the Arctic Circle: the United States, Russia, Canada, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Iceland.

Supply Chain Innovation: The Next 15 Years

Logistics Bureau

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. The connected warehouse of 2030 will literally live up the term “connected”. In the United States, the state of Nevada has already licensed autonomous trucks for commercial operation on its roads. Supply chains everywhere are under immense pressure.

Happy Labor Day! Insights on Building Supply Chain Talent

Supply Chain Shaman

In the United States, families are packing for labor day. Customer-centric, demand-driven, network of networks and outside-in processes become the reality in 2030… The supply chain of the future is no longer about cost containment. Current State of Talent.