6 Key 2021 Supply Chain Trends to Watch

Cerasis

As the logistics industry prepares for the 2021 supply chain trends, an uncertain future becomes the problem. The post 6 Key 2021 Supply Chain Trends to Watch appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

2019 Supply Chain Trends

Logistics Viewpoints

The post 2019 Supply Chain Trends appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Logistics Trends supply chain trendsAs I wrote about a few weeks ago, I spent the first week of February in Orlando attending ARC Advisory Group’s Industry Forum. The event had a heavy focus on how digitizing factories, cities, and infrastructure will benefit technology end users and suppliers alike.

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2020 Supply Chain Technology Trends

Logistics Viewpoints

There are some young supply chain technologies that are getting a lot of buzz. The post 2020 Supply Chain Technology Trends appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Logistics Trends Technology MaturityBut how mature are these technologies? Do they have a proven ROI? Are they worth piloting? Or can we safely ignore them for a few more years?

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5 More 2021 Trends in the Supply Chain to Start Thinking About Now

Cerasis

And the statement becomes especially true with supply chain management. It’s crucial to track the 2021 trends in the supply chain needed for success. Advanced solutions that mirror these trends will enable success in the coming year.

Exploring the Supply Chain Revolution

Speaker: Sheri Hinish, Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital

So much change is already underway in the supply chain, but what does this change entail and what does supply chain’s future hold? Join Sheri Hinish, affectionately called the Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital, to discuss Supply Chain 5.0. and trends in supply chain, technology, sustainability, and leadership.

Who is the Supply Chain Planner in the Age of AI?

Logistics Viewpoints

The most recent McKinsey Global Survey on AI shows a 25% increase in use by companies over the prior year, a trend that shows no signs of slowing. Do we even need supply chain planners, or can we turn out the lights and go home, because we now live in a world of autonomous planning?

Falling Into Supply Chain Management

Talking Logistics

Many current supply chain professionals say that they “fell into” the field — that is, they started their careers elsewhere but ultimately ended up in a supply chain role. Did you “fall into” Read more Falling Into Supply Chain Management.

Why You Can’t Ignore the Inbound Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

Considering that customers are at the tail end of the outbound supply chain, and companies across all industries are competing on customer experience, it’s not surprising that the outbound supply chain gets a bit more love and attention than the inbound side.

Forced Labor in Supply Chains: The Problem Persists

Talking Logistics

trade blacklist of entities Washington says are linked to human-rights abuses of the Uighur minority group in Xinjiang is entangling major brands and likely to further a reordering of supply chains that feed American consumers,” write Dan Strumpf and Liza Lin in the Wall Street Journal.

Supply Chain Mapping (Insights from Indago)

Talking Logistics

” The coronavirus outbreak has put supply chain risk. Read more Supply Chain Mapping (Insights from Indago). The post Supply Chain Mapping (Insights from Indago) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

A Business Case for Automation in Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Cathy Morrow Roberson, Founder and Head Analyst, Logistics Trends and Insights, LLC

Join us for this insightful webinar with Cathy Morrow Roberson, Head Analyst at Logistics Trends and Insights, LLC, and learn the key areas to help prove that implementing automation is a sound financial strategy.

Virtual Supply Chain Conferences

Talking Logistics

One of our most popular posts every year is our Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend post. Read more Virtual Supply Chain Conferences. The post Virtual Supply Chain Conferences appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Trends in the Supply Chain and Their Impact on the Transportation Management System Market

Kuebix

This year has reminded everyone to expect the unexpected – even in the supply chain which is one of the most unflappable industries out there! The post Trends in the Supply Chain and Their Impact on the Transportation Management System Market appeared first on Kuebix.

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Creating a Resilient Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Today we recognize that the supply chain is a source of strategic advantage. In our quest to drive scale and reduce costs, we have architected supply chains spanning the globe. However, as these supply chains become increasingly globalized, they are also more vulnerable to disruption. The post Creating a Resilient Supply Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Logistics Trends Supply Chain Risk Management resilient supply chain

Supply Chain Trends to Watch in 2019

Logistics Viewpoints

ARC Advisory Group 2019 supply chain trends of the year include: Global Trade and Tariffs; Logistics Labor Shortages and Automation; The “Digital Supply Chain” as the Logistics Technology Concept of the Year; expansion of Machine Learning and AI Enhancements. With taxes and duties accounting for a substantial portion of cost of goods sold, it is likely that companies will be reevaluating the impact on their global supply chains.

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Supply Chain Control Towers: Why Are We Still Talking About Them?

Talking Logistics

Supply Chain Control Towers are not new. So, why are we still talking about supply chain control towers? Read more Supply Chain Control Towers: Why Are We Still Talking About Them? The post Supply Chain Control Towers: Why Are We Still Talking About Them?

Reducing Supply Chain Complexity (Reining In the Endless Aisle)

Talking Logistics

“Complexity is really a killer,” said Roberto Isaias, Mattel’s chief supply-chain officer, as quoted in a January 2, 2020 Wall Street Journal article by Paul Ziobro. Read more Reducing Supply Chain Complexity (Reining In the Endless Aisle).

Your Supply Chain Applications Can’t Handle Disruption

Logistics Viewpoints

The post Your Supply Chain Applications Can’t Handle Disruption appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Guest Commentary Logistics Trends supply chain disruption

Supply Chain Education and Qualifications

Logistics Bureau

In the previous episodes, Sarah Barnes-Humphrey , Supply Chain Expert, shared her thoughts on the 3PL Industry and the Technology in Supply Chain nowadays. In this video, she will be giving pieces of advice to people thinking of getting into Supply Chain.

The Autonomous Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Autonomous technology continues to make an impact on the supply chain. The autonomous supply chain, as I am writing about it here, applies to moving goods without human intervention (to some degree at least). The post The Autonomous Supply Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Logistics Technologies Logistics Trends Robotics Transportation Warehouse Automation artificial intelligencce autonomous mobile robots autonomous trucks drones

Supply Chain Certifications: Are They Worth It?

Talking Logistics

There are various supply chain and logistics certifications that industry professionals can pursue from APICS, ISM, CSCMP, and other organizations. Is getting a certification important for career advancement, especially for new supply chain professionals?

What Is Reverse Logistics’ Role in 2020 Supply Chain Trends

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The post What Is Reverse Logistics’ Role in 2020 Supply Chain Trends appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Reverse Logistics Supply Chain TrendsAs customers continue to shop online through the remainder of the year, the demand on reverse logistics—particularly the process of managing returns—will skyrocket. It’s the same story; customers want more and more. And, it’s time for businesses to really consider the facts.

Editor’s Choice: How IT Can Lead Supply Chain Transformation

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Choice” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. In a moment when unpredictable shifts in the flow of goods to consumers has dominated headlines, supply chains have become a driver of competitive differentiation for companies, with 65 percent believing their […].

What’s Next: Key Supply Chain Trends To Watch In 2021

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It’s time to put together the summary and get prepared to enter the new year with confidence and awareness of the supply chain trends in 2021. While there is little certainty with anything as 2020 rattled many businesses and supply chains, in particular, some things could be […]. Blog coronavirus COVID-19 meat supply chain supply chain management supply chain visibility vaccine supply chain

Supply Chain Education and Qualifications

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In the previous episodes, Sarah Barnes-Humphrey, Supply Chain Expert, shared her thoughts on the 3PL Industry and the Technology in Supply Chain nowadays. In this… The post Supply Chain Education and Qualifications appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Seven Supply-Chain Trends to Watch in 2021

Supply Chain Brain

And how they can rejuvenate the battered supply-chain industry

Digital Transformation in the Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Digitalization is accelerating the pace of business and transforming global supply chains. In a freewheeling discussion at the ARC Industry Forum in Orlando, I spoke with Richard Howells, Vice President Marketing Digital Supply Chain at SAP about the trends, customer expectations, the challenges, and imperatives of digital transformation in the supply chain. Supply Chain: Trends and Challenges “Today’s supply chain is very volatile.

Budget Planning 2021: 5 Supply Chain Recommendations

Talking Logistics

The effects of COVID-19 on North American business are creating supply chain challenges into the second half of 2020. Read more Budget Planning 2021: 5 Supply Chain Recommendations.

Orchestrating the Supply Chain Platforms

SIPMM Professional Publications

The supply chain today is becoming globalized where multiple parties are involved in the manufacturing value chain from order fulfillment to delivery. Companies pursuing growth will have to strategize to deal with this emerging global trend and complexity that promises quicker lead times, increased options and expanded product portfolios. The post Orchestrating the Supply Chain Platforms appeared first on SIPMM INSTITUTE. Publication Supply Chain

Why Supply Chain Complexity Isn’t a Bad Thing

Logistics Viewpoints

When I started my career the term “supply chain” was just emerging. Most professionals I interacted with during my early days in this industry were still referring to “materials management” and “procurement” when they spoke of what we call “supply chain” today. We also had a role called a “master planner” who was typically an APICS certified genius who could schedule a factory, inbound supply schedule and procurement plan via grease board, or if very […].

5 Key Trends Driving Supply Chain Innovation

Talking Logistics

When we speak to supply chain leaders about innovations in their supply chain, it’s not always about drones, self-driving trucks, or automated warehouses. Trend #1: Customers Buying Experience Not Products. We are seeing that businesses who invest in innovation and view supply chain as a competitive lever drive the most impact to their bottom line. Trend #3: Serving Every Customer with their Own Optimized Micro Supply Chain.

The Top 6 Supply Chain Trends in the Year of COVID-19

Morai Logistics

After a year dominated by a pandemic, many of the anticipated trends heading into 2020 have been reconsidered—here are 6 to be mindful of going forward. The supply chain has experienced more disruption and subsequent evolution than any time in recent history.

Beyond Digital: The Physical Transformation of Supply Chain Distribution Networks

Talking Logistics

There are two sides to the supply chain transformation coin: the digital and the physical. Read more Beyond Digital: The Physical Transformation of Supply Chain Distribution Networks.

6 Key Trends Affecting Supply Chain and Logistics in 2017

247 Customs Broker

Call it a cop-out if you like, but predicting which logistics and supply chain trends will make a difference to businesses in… The post 6 Key Trends Affecting Supply Chain and Logistics in 2017 appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Yard Management: The Most Important Limiting Factor in Supply Chains

Talking Logistics

Read more Yard Management: The Most Important Limiting Factor in Supply Chains. The post Yard Management: The Most Important Limiting Factor in Supply Chains appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.