Consumers to spend 4 percent more this holiday season, NRF survey shows

DC Velocity

Omnichannel buying trends continue, as fifty percent of consumers surveyed say they will buy online and pick up in store. Omnichannel

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Subcom Market Showing Positive Trends, Says Survey

Logistics Business Magazine

The future of the UK’s fast expanding subscription box market (subcom) looks bright if trends in the US are anything to go by – according to a new State of Subscription Commerce survey.

DHL Express SME survey reveals pain points for logistics managers

Logistics Management

As the landscape of international trade continues to evolve, DHL Express recently conducted a survey polling U.S. small and medium-sized businesses, including its customers, to capture their perspectives on current international trade trends, challenges, and opportunities

Research in Focus: Sourcing Trends and Concerns

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: Our “ Research in Focus ” series highlights research conducted by select partners on timely and important trends impacting supply chain and logistics professionals today. The findings were derived from an online survey of 250 executives at leading U.S.

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35th Annual Salary Survey: Compensation matters more than ever

Logistics Management

With the aging of the industry’s workforce, this trend will need a correction While job satisfaction remains the primary reason for today’s logistics managers to stay with one company, salaries are barely keeping pace with inflation.

IoT Implementation Trends

IoT World Today

Download this whitepaper to reveal the findings of the IoT implementation survey and learn how to achieve success with IoT in today’s environment The promise of the Internet of Things (IoT) to connect anything that can be connected to improve operations, solve business problems and control costs is resonating in boardrooms, operations teams and IT departments. Business leaders and OT/IT decision-makers are feeling optimistic about what the IoT can accomplish for their organizations.

“Evolving Freight Forwarding Survey” deserves our attention

Logistics Management

Logistics Trends & Insights LLC, an Atlanta, Georgia-based consultancy, is conducting its third “Evolving Freight Forwarding Survey," and invites LM readers to participate

3 Supply Chain Trends to Keep on Your 2019 Radar

Logistics Bureau

3 Supply Chain Trends to Track in 2019. Trend #1: Warehouses are Getting Smarter. Source : Logistics Management 2018 Distribution Center Survey. . Trend #2: Distribution Nodes Moving Closer to Customers. “We’re Trend #3: The Blockchain Slow-Burn Continues.

Spotlight on PROMAT 2019: USA trends in DC Equipment and Digital Consciousness

Logistics Bureau

In this article, I will give you a glimpse of some of the distribution centre (DC) trends and technologies that Australian firms should be aware of. This may be hard to understand in a nation with over 330 million people, yet it’s top of the list in the Deloitte survey.

7 Distribution Operations Issues Highlighted in Industrial Distribution’s 68th Annual Survey


The results have been tabulated for the 68th annual Survey of Distribution Operations. This year the trend continues, as 83% of the surveyed group reports as MRO (maintenance, repair, and operations) carriers. Internet sales is still trending upward, up over 7% since 2013.

Ford Predicts the Trends Driving 2019

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Ford’s 7th annual Trends Report, which analyzes consumer behavior based on interviews with more than 13,000 people across 14 countries, provides some insight. Ford says these surveys don’t look just at […].

Omnichannel is Trending Toward Multi-Site Distribution

247 Customs Broker

We recently surveyed manufacturers, retailers, and ecommerce companies about order fulfillment and distribution. Their responses revealed several emerging trends. Trend toward multiple DCs. A major change in order fulfillment may be looming, the survey suggests.

6 Emerging Trends In Supply Chain and A Deeper Look into Driverless Vehicles


Editor's Note: Today's blog is from our friend Kevin Hill with Quality Scales Unlimited who shares his expertise regarding the key trends in supply chain and transportation management. . 6 Key Trends in Supply Chain. Supply Chain Transportation Management Trends

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Thanksgiving Survey: Cyber Monday Grabs Spending, Mass Merchants Are Top Physical Destinations

Material Handling and Logistics

This year, 45% or nearly half, of people in the survey told us they remain undecided which retailer they’ll shop over the weekend.”. The signs are in retailers’ favor heading into the weekend, with traffic spread over multiple shopping days and both online and in-store channels.

[INFOGRAPHIC] 3 Core Supply Chain Management Trends Gearing Up to Change SCM Forever


Jabil sponsored a global Dimensional Research survey to capture hard data on current experiences, challenges and trends with the supply chains of electronics manufacturing companies. The results show some of the biggest supply chain management trends in supply chains for 2015.

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3PL Trends: 10 Areas Shippers Consider as They Increase Their Use of Third Party Logistics


In a recent survey of supply chain executives that are either using, not using, or considering using 3PL services, only 87% of survey participants currently use or engage in activities or services with 3PLs, reports 3PL Camelot Software. To understand this dramatic toward the use of 3PLs, supply chain managers need to understand some of the top 3PL trends to expect to come to fruition in 2018. The Freight & Transportation Management Trends to Know in 2018.

“Evolving Freight Forwarding Survey” deserves our attention

247 Customs Broker

Logistics Trends & Insights LLC , an Atlanta, Georgia-based consultancy, is conducting its third “Evolving Freight Forwarding Survey, and invites LM readers to participate. In our 2017 survey, 92% of respondents noted that digitization brings value to forwarders,” says Roberson. The 2017 survey found that while 45% of respondents indicated that technology investment was how forwarders would differentiate, niche services was a close behind at 42%.

Survey Finds Significant Success in the 3PL Industry Across the Supply Chain Industry


This post is from a press release sent to us regarding the recent survey of the 3PL industry. This survey continues to point towards the success 3PLs are having for their clients. Survey Points to Continued Success of Shippers and the 3PL Industry. The annual surveys, which this year included the CEOs of 30 of the world's largest 3PLs, found that more than 80 percent of the companies surveyed were profitable in 2014.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Procurement Trends: Carving a Bigger Role in Supply Chain & Manufacturing


However, modern technologies are dramatically changing procurement trends and how procurement professionals operate and their role in the company. Why Is Technology Driving Procurement Trends and the Role of Procurement? Procurement Trends Infographic: What Does 2016 Hold?

Contrasting trends mark Mexico’s car market

Automotive Logistics

Those are the key trends in recent months to emerge from the latest survey of the Mexican market by the country’s sector body AMIA. The post Contrasting trends mark Mexico’s car market appeared first on Automotive Logistics.

27th Annual Study of Logistics and Transportation Trends - Full 40 Page Report

Logistics Management

The full, 40-page research report features all the data gleaned from this year’s survey plus a summary analysis from the editors of Logistics Management

NPTC Report Highlights Latest Leasing Trends for Private Fleets

Move Ahead

As detailed in the National Private Truck Council’s (NPTC) most recent Benchmarking Survey Report , private fleets expect to add more equipment to keep pace with the rising amount of freight. Leasing Trends and Advantages. Maintenance Trends.

New shipper survey reveals that small businesses face “import overhead”

247 Customs Broker

Freightos, an SaaS-enabled logistics technology provider focused on instant freight quotes for freight forwarders and shippers conducted a survey recently to reveal how cumbersome logistics remains to American companies importing goods. Eytan Buchman, a Freightos vice president, told Logistics Management in an interview that survey responses confirmed what the compnay had long suspected.

Supply Chain Trends: Our Top-Selling Supply Chain Consulting Projects


"Trying to keep up with customer expectations is driving retailer investment, while agility and innovation are driving manufacturers' investment in their supply chains, according to a joint 2018 survey of supply chain executives."

Ocean Carrier Trends: Containing capacity while remaining poised for growth

247 Customs Broker

According to a recent survey conducted by global shipping consultancy Drewry, there’s “considerable unease” about the International Maritime Organization’ s global emissions regulations, due to come into force on January 1, 2020.

The Inventory Accuracy “Confidence Gap”

Talking Logistics

In fact, two-thirds of the companies we surveyed characterized their omni-channel fulfillment performance (relative to peers in their industry) as average or below, with 30 percent characterizing it as below average.

2018 Warehouse/Distribution Center Equipment Survey: Automation & Robotics Lead Robust Outlook

247 Customs Broker

If there were one clear-cut conclusion to be drawn from our “2018 Warehouse and Distribution Center (DC) Equipment Survey,” it would be that the outlook for spending is bullish. Overall, the top answers for “very important” issues remained fairly steady with previous surveys.

October ISM data trends down but manufacturing is still growing

247 Customs Broker

Tim Fiore, chair of the ISM’s Manufacturing Business Survey Committee , explained in the report that supply chain labor constraints related to lead-time expansions and transportation issues are still limiting full production potential. .

The 2016 State of Manufacturing Industry Trends: E-Commerce, Robotics, & Analytics


At the onset of 2016, we identified key trends to watch for in manufacturing, and as the year draws to a close, it’s time for an evaluation of our predictions to discover the state of manufacturing. Meanwhile, 79 percent of manufacturers and distributors, surveyed by Handshake , reported increasing use of e-commerce to meet customer demand, and the role of business-to-business e-commerce has become more of concern for up to 63 percent of companies.

2018 Supply Chain Trends: Omnichannel, Customer Experience, & Regulations to Shape the Industry


Supply chain managers and executives should be mindful of these additional (read our first post of the top supply chain trends for this year) 2018 supply chain trends as the year progresses if they hope to stay competitive. . Learn the Landscape, trends, types, & applications. Omnichannel is perhaps the biggest of the 2018 supply chain trends. Companies Will Focus on Integrating the Long Tail of Supply Chains to Incorporate all 2018 Supply Chain Trends.

The State of Supply Chain Trends Part IV: Data Analysis, Wearables, and the Cloud


In fact, up to 70 percent of companies surveyed in Europe have already implemented cloud-based solutions to enable rapid scalability and flexibility. The use of wearables will continue to be one of the top trends throughout the remainder of 2016 and upcoming years as well. Most of the trends or predictions listed earlier this year came true, and many were key in helping more companies survive the growing power of Amazon and big-box retailers.

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LTI Top Blog Posts – Q1 2019

Logistics Trends and Insights

A lot of great things continue to happen here at Logistics Trends & Insights and we thank you for your social media follows, comments and shares. Logistics Trends & Insights Supply Chain Logistics Trends & Insights LLC supply chain

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The State of Supply Chain Trends Part II: AI, Procurement, & the New Lean


The State of Supply Chain 2016 Trends. A 2016 Accenture survey, reports RF Gen , explained how more companies are taking advantage of AI benefits through linked supply chains. Most importantly, agile methods allowed for faster decision making across a virtually limitless stream of issues, and this trend held true throughout the year. Understanding how different factors affect the supply chain remains a top priority for research firms around the globe.

Trade Logistics in the Global Economy – Top 6 findings and reflects on LPI trends

The Logistics Academy

However, this trend reversed in 2016, and the gap between the top ranked countries and those at the bottom of the scale widened. In all income groups, survey respondents reported that infrastructure is improving. Singapore Ranks No.5 in Logistics Performance Index 2016. HIGHLIGHTS.

Omni-Channel Logistics Leaders: The Importance of Real-Time Inventory Visibility

Talking Logistics

In fact, two-thirds of the companies surveyed characterized their omni-channel fulfillment performance (relative to peers in their industry) as average or below, with 30 percent characterizing it as below average.