How IoT Improves Consumer Packaged Goods Value Chain


The pivot point has moved from production to customer delivery, and the primary constraint has moved from manufacturing to transportation. Driver Shortages: It is estimated that by 2026, the industry will be short 175,000 drivers. By investing in technologies, on-time Requested Arrival Dates (RAD) have rebounded from their fall in 2014, up 4.5%, according to a Boston Consulting Group study. .

Looking Back at Previous Capacity Crunches & How Shippers Responded


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

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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.

A vision for a transparent global Rare Earth Element system using blockchain technology


It is forecasted that by 2026, demand will mainly be linked to the rise in clean energy technology, in particular for neodymium-iron-boron (NdFeB) magnets –– critical components for electric and hybrid vehicles as well as wind turbines.

The Future Is Now for Logistics

Material Handling and Logistics

If things don't change, and we continue up this progression, by 2026, we will be at 170,000 drivers short. An example of the impact technology can have was cited by a CLDA speaker from a major CPG manufacturer (unidentified because of restrictions imposed by conference organizers).