Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

Google did not acquire a third-party logistics (3PL) company or a logistics software vendor. Making supply chain and logistics predictions is like throwing darts at a moving target. Terrorism : The recent terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, coupled with the ongoing instability in Syria and Iraq and the spread of ISIS, have raised the risk for terrorism-related supply chain disruptions in 2016. The Case for Competing on Logistics Talent.

SCM Map Europe: European location decisions remain complex

Supply Chain Movement

To arrive at optimal European supply chains it is crucial to consider shifts in economic growth, currency fluctuations and tax reductions in addition to production and distribution costs. Production and distribution. Supply chains in Europe are facing a wide variety of changes.

The Supply Chain Impact of Europe’s Refugee Crisis

Kinaxis

According to a recent UNHCR report , nearly 60 million people were forcibly displaced in 2014 from countries such as Iraq, Eritrea, and Afghanistan. A crisis of this magnitude creates a mind-boggling supply chain and logistics challenge.

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Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

And freight costs are continuing to rise, pushed upward by factors such as globalized distribution and unpredictable fuel prices. Trends Eyefreight freight spend Freight Spend Management logistics service provider Supply Chain Movement TMS Transportation Management Systems

Supply chains on film

Supply Chain Movement

A growing number of scenes in films and television programmes – and even entire films and TV series – are about logistics and supply chain management, and media productions are going ever deeper into those business roles. In earlier decades, films did not feature logistics or supply chains.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

As a result of these market trends companies need to place their financial bets carefully, whereas commercial departments of high-tech companies are seeing business opportunities everywhere especially in new technology and omni-channel sales and distribution.