Driver Shortage in Trucking: Time for Plan B

Talking Logistics

As reported in the New York Times : Factoring in June’s increase and upward revisions for estimated hiring in April and May, employers added an average of 231,000 workers a month in the first half of 2014, the best six-month run since the spring of 2006. “We’re If freight demand grows as it is projected to, the driver shortage could balloon to nearly 240,000 drivers by 2022.” Last week, the U.S.

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$12bn Jeddah metro likely to appoint UK architect

Logistics Middle East

Metro will be ready for public use in 2022

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Third Party is the Perfect Place for Logistics Professionals

Supply Chain Network

’ Highlighting this point, the Logistics profession continues to grow rapidly and is projected to grow 22% by 2022 (27,600 jobs) a rate much faster than the average of all occupations according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Truck Driver Shortage: Getting Better, Worse, or No Problem at All?

Talking Logistics

Then again, back in October 2013, the ATA stated that “if freight demand grows as it is projected to, the driver shortage could balloon to nearly 240,000 drivers by 2022.”. I offered some ideas in a July 2014 post titled, Driver Shortage in Trucking: Time for Plan B.

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Trends 2019: Information Technology

Enterra Insights

”[3] A World Economic Forum (WEF) report entitled “The Future of Jobs” concludes, “Four specific technological advances — ubiquitous high-speed mobile internet; artificial intelligence; widespread adoption of big data analytics; and cloud technology — are set to dominate the 2018–2022 period as drivers positively affecting business growth.”[4]. Information technology (IT) is a big tent covering a lot of technologies.

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Why Blockchain Within The Supply Chain Makes Perfect Sense

Cerasis

from the global economy by 2022. There lies an incredible friction in global chain processes — shipping leader Maersk stated in 2014: “a single, simple shipment of refrigerated goods from East Africa to Europe can come into contact with nearly 30 people and organizations, generating more than 200 different interactions and a four-inch stack of paper along the way.”

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Procurement Fact File

Claritum

source: (p1) Paystreams, Supplier Network Management (2014). TOP CPO CHALLENGES IN 2014. source: (p3) Accenture Strategy , The Digital Supply Network (2014). Claritum Article - Procurement Blog.

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Ten Best Retailers at Handling Dangerous Chemicals

Material Handling & Logistics

By 2022, Walmart aims to reduce its consumables chemical footprint for Walmart U.S. Since 2014, Walmart has reduced the use of “High Priority” chemicals by 96% by weight. One-third of 30 major U.S.

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