Ukraine’s Crisis Impact on Supply Chains

Sam New, Sr. Principal Analyst, Supply Chain Research, Gartner The crisis in Ukraine is escalating quickly and it is hard to predict what will happen next. Unpredictability is bad news for supply chains that rely on safety and are so interconnected that a single problem could cause major issues. We spoke to Sam New, Sr. […]

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74% of Logistics Leaders Expect Logistics Outsourcing Budgets to Rise

Sixty-six percent of logistics leaders increased their logistics outsourcing budget in 2021, and 74% anticipate an increase in the next two years, according to a survey from Gartner, Inc. From March through May 2021 Gartner surveyed 298 supply chain professionals in the U.S., Europe and APAC who had decision-making capacity regarding supply chain outsourcing.  “Logistics […]

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Video | COP26 and Its Impact on Logistics

COP26 is arguably the most significant global event on climate change that sees world leaders join forces to tackle the challenge. In order to succeed, each part of the economy will have to do its bit. Logistics and supply chain are no exception and we spoke with Sarah Watt, Senior Director at Gartner, about why […]

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The Logistics Point November 2021

Welcome to the November 2021 edition of The Logistics Point. Learn more about COP26 and its impact on logistics; how to choose the right e-fulfilment partner; why to start planning Peak 2022 now; how to best track your goods in motion; and join the 400+ attendees of our Last Mile Month by rewatching the recordings.

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Millennials and Gen Z Drive Diversity Up In the Supply Chain

‘Traditionally a large part of the population has not been aware of the supply chain opportunities,’ begins Dana Stiffler, Managing VP at Gartner, when asked if women feel like the industry is welcoming enough for them. One of the reasons is that for a very long time logistics and transportation have been seen as mostly […]

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Hyperautomation to drive supply chain forward in 2021

With the growing need for digitally interconnected supply chain networks, Gartner, Inc. has identified the top 8 supply chain technology themes in 2021. Gartner analysts have selected the themes for their transformational potential and their ability to foster operational resiliency across business functions, technology, and service delivery. “This year, we’ve decided to focus on broader, overarching technology themes rather […]

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Long-Term Strategy Necessary to Develop the Connected Factory Worker

Manufacturers around the world are under pressure to bring their factory workforce into the 21st century, yet 57% of manufacturing leaders say that their organization lacks skilled workers to support digitization plans, according to a survey by Gartner, Inc. The 2020 Gartner Smart Manufacturing Strategy and Implementation Trends Survey was conducted online between October and December […]

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Supply Chains Successfully Delivered Covid-19 Vaccines

Ever since the first vaccine breakthrough was announced the supply chain geared up to deliver on an unseen before that scale. The response of the industry has been nothing but immaculate and millions of people are receiving jabs every day across the globe. According to Stephen Meyer, Research Director at Gartner, supply chain organisations have […]

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The Logistics Point April 2021

Here we go again! Sustainability is on our mind with our latest conference on the 11th May! Join us! This month’s magazine is led by Logmore – the Finish company that is protecting Covid-19 vaccines across the globe; Gartner shares with us how supply chains successfully delivered Covid-19 vaccines to millions of people; NewMotion looks […]

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Only 23% of Supply Chain Organisations Commit to Formal Equality Targets

Over half of supply chain organizations have improving diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) as an objective or goal, but only a quarter have formal targets according to the Supply Chain Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Survey* by Gartner, Inc. and the Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM). In a survey of 298 supply chain professionals from November through December […]

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