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The Future Is Now for Logistics

Material Handling & Logistics

Given the swiftly changing logistics environment, those who navigate the new world we live in need a roadmap to guide their actions. The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals' annual State of Logistics report attempts to offer just such a map -- accompanied by some timely warnings.

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

Talking Logistics

In the report, ATA projects the shortage to reach 50,000 by the end of 2017 and if current trends hold the shortage could grow to more than 174,000 by 2026. I offered some ideas in a July 2014 post titled, Driver Shortage in Trucking: Time for Plan B.

Looking Back at Previous Capacity Crunches & How Shippers Responded

Cerasis

The same held true after Superstorm Sandy and the unyielding winter of 2014, reports Lawrence J. Also, the driver short has continually grown worse for the last eight years, and it is expected to continue through 2026, asserts Iris Kuo of Trucks.com.