2016 Supply Chain Trends: 7 of 12 Trends that Will Drive Supply Chain Management in 2016

Cerasis

As we head into a new year it is a good time to take a look at the coming year and see what it may hold in the way of trends. We kick off today a month-long focus on trends in the following categories: Manufacturing, Manufacturing Technology, Supply Chain, Logistics, and Transportation Management. We have already covered the top 6 trends for 2016 in manufacturing. 2016 Supply Chain Trends: The First 7 of 12.

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Logistics Trends Part 2

BluJay Solutions

First Trend: Yield Dilution. One of the longest term trends in the industry has been dilution of yields, which means that forwarders have to work harder to maintain their revenues. Global manufacturers have found ways in which to flex their supply chains to utilize lower cost sea freight rather than more expensive air cargo. Second Trend: Relationship with global trade. The post Logistics Trends Part 2 appeared first on Kewill Inc.

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Supply Chain And Logistics Trends That Could Be Big In 2020

Logistics Bureau

Rob O’Byrne makes an early start with his round-up of supply chain and logistics trends that might make industry headlines in the coming year. His observations include trends in first and last-mile logistics, and the increase in SMEs entering global markets. 2020 Supply Chain and Logistics Trends: What’s Around the Corner? I was a little late getting started in 2018, and we were already into 2019 when I got round to publishing my usual trends article.

Logistics Trends Part 3

BluJay Solutions

Third Trend: Regionalization, Near-sourcing and Emerging Markets. . Also in terms of changing patterns of goods flows, it seems that manufacturing and retailing is making a return from globalization to regionalization of supply chains. This shows that trade is re-balancing – with obvious consequences to shipping lines, air cargo carriers and freight forwarders. The ‘factory Asia’ concept, which has characterized global manufacturing in recent years (i.e.

Trends—January 2016

Inbound Logistics

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Top 10 supply chain trends for 2020

Requis

Here are the supply chain trends that we see shaping the conversation, and the actual evolution, of B to B in 2020. In most of the supply chain trends articles you’ll read this month, there’s a lot of excitement about technologies like AI, IoT, blockchain, and in some sectors, BIM (building information modelling). Effectively, the supply chain is the business; it connects everything from customer demand through raw materials and manufacturing to fulfillment.

Global Trends in Digital Supply Chain - 2018 Review

Abivin

With the end of 2018 approaching, let’s look back with Abivin at some of the most prominent trends in supply chain management. Kimberly Knickle, research vice president of IT Priorities and Strategies at IDC Manufacturing Insights, said manufacturers have prioritized cloud adoption initiatives in their supply chains because there is "so much information that needs to be shared with terminal constituents."

This Week in Logistics News (July 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Air cargo firms feel the pressure from plunge in freight prices (Reuters). A similar situation exists in the air cargo market, as reported by Reuters: Following a sharp fall in freight prices air cargo companies are set to trim their fleets and jobs further to battle overcapacity while looking for new partnerships and products to carry, industry executives and analysts say. a solution provider that facilitates the drop-shipping process between manufacturers and retailers.

Cargo and Container Shipping Basics

The Logistics of Logistics

Successful international shipping requires a good understanding of cargo and container shipping basics. When large cargo pieces have to be transported by sea, the best and most cost-effective way to transport them is through cargo and container shipping companies. No matter if you are shipping for residential or commercial reasons, if you are interested in shipping large or high-volume loads internationally, the ideal fit is cargo or vessel shipping.

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Multimodal 2015 – Advanced Supply Chain Management and Logistics for Cargo Owners

Supply Chain Movement

It is this ability to present the entire freight transport and logistics supply chain under one roof that makes Multimodal the go-to event for shippers, importers, exporters, manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers – all seeking ways to run a slicker supply chain. Manufacturers. Multimodal 2015. Date: 28 – 30 April 2014. Venue: NEC Birmingham. Organiser: Clarion Events. URL: www.multimodal.org.uk.

Logistics Management Software – A Complete Handbook for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

From a manufacturing perspective, logistics management software facilitates effective planning of the supply chain itself and implementation of the final delivery to the end consumers. The role of logistics management software here is to create a viable solution that can help manufacturers easily manage the flow of things for better accuracy, to ensure that the right product reaches the right person at the right place and time. What is Logistics Management Software?

Logistics Management Software – A Complete Handbook for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

From a manufacturing perspective, logistics management software facilitates effective planning of the supply chain itself and implementation of the final delivery to the end consumers. The role of logistics management software here is to create a viable solution that can help manufacturers easily manage the flow of things for better accuracy, to ensure that the right product reaches the right person at the right place and time. What is Logistics Management Software?

Logistics Management Software – A Complete Handbook for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

From a manufacturing perspective, logistics management software facilitates effective planning of the supply chain itself and implementation of the final delivery to the end consumers. The role of logistics management software here is to create a viable solution that can help manufacturers easily manage the flow of things for better accuracy, to ensure that the right product reaches the right person at the right place and time. What is Logistics Management Software?

Manufacturing and Logistics: Manufacturers Look towards Logistics Efficiency to Stay Competitive

Cerasis

A traditional viewpoint of manufacturers reveals many flaws in the efficiencies of standard shipping, transportation, and other logistics processes. Inherently, manufacturing and logistics go hand in hand. Manufacturers must receive raw material inbound and send out product to customers outbound. Yet, this model is growing old and inefficient, and manufacturers are being forced to re-evaluate logistics processes in order to stay competitive.

Transportation TIP List: Week of February 17th, 2019

Transplace

In honor of the holiday, we’ve curated this week’s TIP List to showcase some of the trends shaping the future of the transportation and supply chain industry. CPG Success – Top-Shelf Solutions : To succeed in a challenging omni-channel marketplace, successful CPG businesses are reaching for efficient manufacturing operations and new supply chain and transportation models. The firm recorded a total of 592 cargo thefts in the U.S.

Letter from the CEO: Market Update May 21, 2020

Transplace

We expect this trend to continue. From a shipment volume perspective, we are seeing CPG products such as food and household products continuing to trend upwards, which aligns with year-over-year volume upticks through the mid-March through early-May period. For many Canadian shippers, manufacturing, automotive, and retail (clothing / furniture) has been negatively impacted as generally is the trend for these segments. Letter from the CEO: Market Update May 21, 2020.

Is the Cold Chain Ready for COVID-19 Vaccine Delivery?

QAD

There are now common solutions for tracking and maintaining these temperatures, and there are multiple variables and scenarios to consider when moving from the manufacturing environment, through transit and to the millions of front-line workers, and every day citizens, who need them.

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Examining the Skills Gap in Manufacturing

BlueYonder

This quick roundup of industry news includes a look at the skills gap in manufacturing, how small businesses are benefiting from a newer generation of robots, the development of an autonomous ship, as well as how some retailers are tackling e-commerce. . Skills Gap Still an Issue for Manufacturers. The bureau’s report emphasizes the recent high demand for industrial work, but also points to the 394,000 manufacturing jobs that still haven’t been filled.

The Future of IoT in Manufacturing

BluJay Solutions

Gartner also believes that IoT will have an enormous impact on how the supply chain operates and with the information available to supply chain and manufacturing leaders. The Current State of IoT in Manufacturing. Although IoT is already in widespread use in manufacturing and the supply chain, what it is used for is fairly limited and has only scratched the surface of what can be achieved. IoT to Protect Against Cargo Theft.

Doing Business in Turkey

QAD

Manufacturing in Turkey. Primary manufacturing industries include textiles, food, automobiles, electronics, mining, steel, petroleum, construction, lumber and paper. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. How would you describe the state of Manufacturing in Turkey?

Doing Business in India

QAD

Manufacturing in India. India has a robust manufacturing sector, with typical products including textiles, chemicals, food, steel, transportation equipment, cement, mining, petrochemicals, machinery, software and pharmaceuticals. . Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. India has 253 airports with paved runways and most are able to support cargo traffic. Indian manufacturing is an important part of the economy.

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Transportation TIP List: Week of February 3rd, 2019

Transplace

factories rose in January from a two-year low as measures of new orders and production snapped back following steep declines the prior month, indicating a more stable outlook for manufacturing at the start of 2019. What transportation trends are you currently keeping an eye on? Transportation TIP List: Week of February 3 rd , 2019. This past weekend was Groundhog Day, and Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow, predicting an early spring season!

Doing Business in South Korea

QAD

Manufacturing in South Korea. The South Korean government began encouraging investment in manufacturing technologies, especially for high-tech and automotive industries. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing.

Examining the Skills Gap in Manufacturing

BlueYonder

This quick roundup of industry news includes a look at the skills gap in manufacturing, how small businesses are benefiting from a newer generation of robots, the development of an autonomous ship, as well as how some retailers are tackling e-commerce. . Skills Gap Still an Issue for Manufacturers. The bureau’s report emphasizes the recent high demand for industrial work, but also points to the 394,000 manufacturing jobs that still haven’t been filled.

Doing Business in Malaysia

QAD

Despite the years of political turmoil, the country was able to diversify its economy to include robust manufacturing, services and a thriving tourism industry. Manufacturing in Malaysia. Manufacturing products vary by region within Malaysia.

Doing Business in Italy

QAD

Manufacturing in Italy. Italy is the second largest manufacturing country in Europe, behind Germany. Manufacturing accounts for 24% of the country’s GDP, and industrial production is growing at 2.1% Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing.

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Projected Trends for Manufacturing in China by 2025

EV Cargo Technology

Driven by the “Made in China 2025” mandate, manufacturing in China is set to undergo a massive transformation in the coming years and these 9 tasks have been identified as key priorities: Improving manufacturing innovation. Enforcing green manufacturing. Advancing restructuring of the manufacturing sector. Promoting service-oriented manufacturing and manufacturing-related service industries. Internationalising manufacturing.

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Doing Business in the Netherlands

QAD

Manufacturing in the Netherlands. Typical manufacturing products from the Netherlands include food processing, chemicals, oil and petroleum refining, construction, electrical machinery and metal processing and fabrication. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. The Netherlands has a total of 29 airports, five of which are considered major airports, and two of which have paved runways capable of handling cargo planes.

Doing Business in India

QAD

Manufacturing in India. India has a robust manufacturing sector, with typical products including textiles, chemicals, food, steel, transportation equipment, cement, mining, petrochemicals, machinery, software and pharmaceuticals. . Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. India has 253 airports with paved runways and most are able to support cargo traffic. Indian manufacturing is an important part of the economy.

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Fighting for Enhanced Supply Chain Security

Global Trade Management

By Stefan Reidy Cargo theft has been around for centuries; unfortunately, though the crime has evolved together with transportation methods. Cargo theft is a global problem affecting manufacturers, logistics providers as well as customers. Arviem has the solution to keep the cargo visible by remotely tracking, monitoring and securing valuable shipments.

Near-Shoring Trend a Cause for Celebration and Concern for Logistics Service Providers (LSPs) & Air Carriers

BluJay Solutions

increase year on year as at January 2014 ) were tempered by a note of caution around the increasing trend towards near-shoring. Indeed for many IATA members whose operations largely center around air cargo, near-shoring is cause for concern, with manufacturing shifting closed to ‘home’ a risk to the sustainability of air freight volumes longer term. . Positive growth in air freight volumes reported recently by IATA (4.5%

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Tips for Safely Transporting Pharmaceuticals

Cerasis

Transporting pharmaceuticals is arguably more important than manufacturing them, because it enables these lifesaving medications to make it to where they are needed most. Guarding Against Cargo Theft Cargo theft is one of the largest risks associated with pharmaceutical manufacture and transport. Between May and June 2017, more than 90 percent of cargo thefts involved trucks. The first step to preventing cargo theft is to complete a risk assessment.

Real Results Magazine: Must-Have Tips to Boost Your Supply Chain

BlueYonder

They include: Global electronics manufacturer TE Connectivity , which uses an 18-month rolling forecast to drive sales and operations planning, gaining a granular view of demand and improving inventory turns, customer service, agility and forecast accuracy. Leather footwear manufacturer Grupo Flexi , which reduced supply chain planning and re-planning time, improved customer service levels, increased inventory turns and sales growth. What’s on your summer reading list?

Doing Business in Belgium

QAD

Manufacturing in Belgium. Typical manufacturing products made in Belgium include engineering and metal products, automobile assemblies, transportation equipment, scientific and precision instruments, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, textiles, glass, petroleum and food and beverages. Manufacturing accounts for about 22 percent of the GDP. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. These incentives make this an ideal time to invest in manufacturing in Belgium.

11th annual Cold Chain Distribution Conference and Exhibition

Supply Chain Movement

Andrea Gruber, Senior Manager, Special Cargo, IATA. Dave Edmondson, National Strategy Manager, Manufacturing Development, NHSBT (NHS Blood and Transplant). Fredrik Wildtgrube, Head of Global Sales, Finnair Cargo. GlaxoSmithKline, GW Pharmaceuticals Ltd, IAG Cargo, Marken Ltd., 11 th annual Cold Chain Distribution Conference and Exhibition. Date: 12-13 December 2016. Venue: Park Plaza Victoria, London, UK. Organiser: SMi Group.