Large order of electric delivery vehicles serves as latest example of Amazon raising the stakes

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Update on the Automotive Industry

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The PwC predicts that more than 55% of all new car sales could be fully electrified by 2030, and over 95% of new car sales will be partially electrified. Based on mileage, the study also claims that Europe’s share of autonomous driving in overall traffic may rise to as much as 40% by 2030.

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3 Supply Chain Trends to Keep an Eye on in 2020


Pepsi announced that they are aiming to cut 20% of their emissions by 2030 and their U.S. Microsoft also announced they plan to be carbon-negative by 2030. . 2020 seemed a world away just a few years ago and yet, here we are. This promises to be a very eventful year.

Leading Danish Companies join forces on Sustainable Fuel Project

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When fully scaled-up by 2030, the project could deliver more than 250,000 tonnes of sustainable fuel for busses, trucks, maritime vessels, and airplanes every year. As an example, the cost of offshore wind has declined by approx 70% in Northwest Europe since 2012. Rebrands in the Midst of a Vibrant Middle East E-commerce Market

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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.

High cost of healthy diet puts billions at risk of malnutrition, says food security report

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In order to save lives and achieve zero hunger by 2030, the gap between the nutrition people need and what they are able to access has to be closed, starting with the most vulnerable and those for whom the divide is the greatest.

Walmart Says It Can Reduce Emissions in China by 50 Million Tons

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Last week the company announced that it will take out 50 million metric tons (MMT) by 2030 which is equivalent to the emissions associated with the average annual electricity consumption of 40 million Chinese households.

2019 United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation: FAO, IFAD and WFP highlight the commitment of…

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At this conference, SSTC was recognized as a critical driver for attaining the objectives of Agenda 2030. The constantly growing collaboration among the RBAs will support a growing number of countries in implementing the 2030 Agenda, through innovative collaboration modalities.

The beginning of the end for the Paper Bill of Lading

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DCSA believes that if the eBL standardisation process is started now, the industry can achieve an adoption rate of 50% by 2030. The transformation that has taken place in the airline industry is an example of what’s possible if we work together.

Additive Manufacturing Is Emerging From Prototypes


Unlike printing a flat picture for example on a piece of paper, a 3D printer actually builds something in 3 dimensions. Simple examples of this mass customization may be common consumer products like earphone buds, cell phone cases or sunglasses.

Key learnings from Supply Chain Insights’ Global Summit


The conference, organized by Supply Chain Shaman Lora Cecere and her team, was structured around a compelling theme: “imagine the supply chain of 2030.” Integrating Yammer to track the collaboration process during S&OP is a good example. .

NAFTA Countries Remain Bullish on Trade

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For example, a smaller share of Mexican firms (43%) expected a positive impact from the Pacific Alliance – a trade block comprising Mexico, Peru, Colombia and Chile – than from NAFTA (53%).

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

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Trucking costs to halve by 2030, study predicts (LLoyd’s Loading List). A TMS user, for example, can say to the system, “Show me all uncovered loads,” or an inventory manager can ask, “Which stores have less than three days inventory of product X?”

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3 Forward-Thinking Ways to Increase Warehouse Safety for the Future


More optimistic predictions of the value created by the IIoT range as high as $15 trillion of global GDP by 2030,” says Accenture. For example, the video showcases a forklift “malfunction detected” and instructs the operator to “proceed to the maintenance area.”

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WFP launches HungerMap Live

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Photo: WFP The World Food Programme (WFP) has unveiled a new tool in its bid to end hunger by 2030: HungerMap LIVE monitors food security in more than 90 countries and issues predictions for places where data is limited.

Leading the way for the Mobile Robot Takeover

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million by 2030. Hikrobot, for example, will only release a solution to the market once it has completely verified its stability. For example, many 3PLs with multiple sites, often globally, can implement the same proven and successful ‘universal solution’ across their estate.

Three factors that have made Singapore a global logistics hub

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Upon completion of the Next Generation Port 2030, the Singapore port will be able to process the equivalent of 65 million standard shipping containers, making it the largest integrated facility in the world. Then vs. now: the Port of Singapore circa 1900 (left) and today (right).

Why Taxing Automation is a Bad Idea

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A detailed report on automation released in late November by global management consultancy McKinsey & Company made the bold prediction that “ Automation could kill 73,000,000 US jobs by 2030.”

Key learnings from Supply Chain Insights’ Global Summit


The conference, organized by Supply Chain Shaman Lora Cecere and her team, was structured around a compelling theme: “imagine the supply chain of 2030.” Integrating Yammer to track the collaboration process during S&OP is a good example.

Urban Logistics is Growing

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It’s projected that by 2030 more than 600 million more people will be living in urban environments where standard delivery via truck may not be an option. Seasonal growth is a good example of this. We are witnessing one of the most interesting times in the development of logistics.

The Secret of Getting Ahead (Takeaways from Command Alkon ELEVATE 2018 Conference)

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The answer to the first question is clear when you consider the following sobering statistics about the industry: According to the McKinsey Global Institute, the world will need to spend $57 trillion on infrastructure by 2030 just to keep up with GDP growth. It also matters because federal and state agencies and competitive pressures will also demand it (see, for example, the Federal Highway Administration’s e-Construction and Partnering initiative). What a difference a year makes.

Recycling: “Circular Approach Needed to Hit Plastic Packaging Targets”

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With experts calculating that demand for plastic packaging will double in the next 20 years, the European Strategy for Plastics in a Circular Economy has set a target of 55% of plastics being recycled by 2030. One such example is LeafSkinTM packaging, which reduces plastic usage by up to 80% and is based on a 100% recyclable flat cardboard tray.

Inauguration of a Regional Center of Excellence against Hunger and Malnutrition: a ray of hope for…

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Secondly : West and Central African governments committed to reach the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) until 2030 aiming to eradicate poverty, protect the world and guarantee prosperity for all.

10 Ideas for More Efficient & Productive Warehouse Operations


To reduce the risk of such injuries in repetitive, manual tasks, it’s important to design workstations according to the specific task and worker (for example, ensuring work surface height is the height of the conveyor or roller from floor level). Accenture predicts the value created by the IIoT could reach as high as $15 trillion by 2030, paving the way for more efficient, productive, and intelligent industrial warehouse operations. According to the U.S.

Technical Report: Heavy Duty Wheels and Castors

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For logistics providers, for example, transporting heavy and bulky goods by air is an interesting business opportunity: the total freight volume at German airports alone has risen steadily in recent years. million tonnes in 2030.

To end malnutrition, the private sector needs to be at the table

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is an example of how when these sectors do align; the result is good for business and good for people. The Good Food Logo in Zambia is an example of this, where nutritious products are given a special label, encouraging sales of healthy products and consumer education.

Technologies Reshaping The Global Digital Supply Chain


It is estimated that 5 billion people will live in urban areas by 2030. That is an example of augmented reality. 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.

European Union Leaders Agree Brexit Deal – So What Are Your Supply Chain Risks?

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For example, 23% of companies plan to stockpile goods, and many enterprises are looking to build more flexibility into supply contracts with European customers. For example, already there are reports of labor shortages in Britain’s agricultural sector as sources of immigrant labor dry up.

Shifting gear

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Neighbouring Argentina’s soaring debt, double-digit inflation and sharp currency devaluation, for example, forced President Mauricio Macri’s government to take a $56 billion IMF loan, as the country fell out of favour with investors and the population hunkered down for worsening economic conditions.

Indigenous peoples on the road to zero hunger

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Photo: WFP/Michael Bloem The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for 2030 address many of the development concerns of indigenous peoples head-on.

Global Status of the Physical Internet — A Vision for Sustainable, Secure, Resilient Supply Chains


Now planning for complete Physical Internet system by 2030. For example, PI containers are meant to be reusable, recyclable, smart, connected, modular-size containers, with IP addresses, made of light and renewable materials, and equipped with connectors to easily join them.

Honda prepares for sharp rise in EVs and costs

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By 2030, Honda plans to make two-thirds of its vehicle output in the region electrictrified and is retooling and shifting production to manage what Grahovac described as a “massive change” for the company.

Drones to the rescue as Cyclone Desmond storms Mozambique

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It is an example of how new technology can save lives and help communities hit by disasters within shorter time spans,” says Androulla Kaminara, Director at the European Union’s Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid department (ECHO). “In

LADOL MD Invited to Speak at United Nations Forum

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LADOL itself is a practical, tangible example of how the real private sector in low income high growth countries can stimulate significant economic growth and job creation through pursuing sustainable business operations and opportunities.

Resources for Women in the Skilled Trades


trillion dollars in annual revenue by 2030. For example, utilizing HVAC service management software can help organize field service operations by organizing scheduling, dispatching, invoicing, and billing. Time To Read: 14 minutes. Table Of Contents. show ] What Are the Skilled Trades?

Two Million Vacant Manufacturing Jobs by 2025…How Can We Tackle the Skills Gap?


For example, in China alone, where the last decade brought millions of new participants into the workforce, a skills gap is expected to cause a deficit of 23 million sufficiently skilled workers there by 2030. For example, job training grants totaling $450 million were distributed among approximately 270 community colleges in 2014.

Big News – Freightera is now 5 YEARS OLD!


Click here for an example of the most recent rate updates. Our CEO has also been selected as one of the keynote speakers at this year’s CleanTech Innovation Showcase , especially important in light of proposed legislation to support Washington state’s transition to carbon-neutral energy by 2030 and carbon-free energy by 2045. Today, May The First 2019, is an important day for us.