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

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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.

Additive Manufacturing Is Emerging From Prototypes

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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.

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.

Key learnings from Supply Chain Insights’ Global Summit

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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. .

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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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.

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

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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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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

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

10 Ideas for More Efficient & Productive Warehouse Operations

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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.

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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Technologies Reshaping The Global Digital Supply Chain

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Big News – Freightera is now 5 YEARS OLD!

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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.

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

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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.

Waking up to a new dawn

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Truck sales, for example, registered stellar growth of 54.7% As an example, the OEM is implementing an end-to-end solution to link inbound and outbound logistics, and is changing physical inventories for information.

Packing a punch

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The International Energy Agency forecasts that there will be 13m electric vehicles (EVs) on the road globally by 2020, while PwC Autofacts predicts that 55% of all new vehicle sales will be fully electrified vehicles by 2030. .

Urbanisation in sub-Saharan Africa: City master plans

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By 2030, cities in sub-Saharan Africa will be home to 715 million people (Figure 1), or 47% of the population of the region. The growth of urban concentrations will be such that by 2030, sub-Saharan Africa will have 82 cities with more than one million people (Figure 2). Lagos’ population is projected to reach the 30 million mark by 2030. In Tanzania, the Star City Township project in the Tungi Special Economic Zone is an example.

Q&A: Iain Lindsay

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The Canadian agreement, for example, doesn’t cover services. Are there particular areas that people can focus on in automotive that, for example, tie in with some of our areas that we’re looking at for the future? We’re looking at compound growth of 40% in this region by the year 2030.

Progress for all to CEE

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Groupe PSA, for example, has recently confirmed that it plans to begin electric engine assembly in the Trnava plant in Slovakia. “We For example, in Ukraine, thousands of truck drivers have moved to work in Poland or the Baltic states.

Navigating an uncertain future

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Another example of collaboration between the OEMs, rail providers and truck sector to improve efficiency was outlined by Mark Anderson, president and COO of United Road.

Why more businesses should reassess the voluntary carbon market

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For example, the WBCSD is developing its Natural Climate Solutions project to use the voluntary carbon market to direct funding to land-use projects that store carbon. More than 11 billion tonnes/year could be delivered for a cost of below $100/tonne by 2030, she added.

Trucks to attention

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Take the basic question of the distance to be maintained between platooned vehicles, for example. . Connected vehicles in a platoon require a closer separation distance – for example, 15 metres, but in Germany, the legal minimum distance is 50 metres,” says Zeilinger. “In

Top 25 Supply Chains of 2018

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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. In fact, Walmart is so committed to its supply chain proficiency that it will offer to help pay tuition for any of its workers to earn degrees in either supply chain management or business—a very high-profile example of a company acknowledging its reliance on its supply chain as both a competitive advantage and its path to the future.

NJ Ayuk: Natural gas – Nigeria’s lost treasure

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Leading by example. In 2015, Nigeria joined the World Bank-led Global Gas Flaring Reduction Partnership (GGFR) in the “Zero Routine Flaring by 2030” initiative, which aims at putting a stop to the routine flaring of 5 trillion SCF of natural gas globally every year. Certainly, Equatorial Guinea has established itself as a strong exporter of gas on the global stage, and Nigeria can learn from its example. NJ Ayuk.

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