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Transportation Innovation 2018

EFT

A lively discussion followed regarding how the technologies will affect the transportation and warehousing industries. Consumers spent $453.46B online for retail purchases in 2017, a 16.0% over 2010 (Source: US Commerce Department).

Addressing Labor Shortages in Warehouse and DC Operations

NC State SCRC

The shortage of workers is causing companies to look at non-traditional sources, including individual with a criminal record. He was promoted to a full-time job in 2017, and is now earning more than $16 an hour. It removes age restrictions on interstate transportation by licensed commercial drivers and strengthens safety-training standards across the industry. A group of executive joined SCRC faculty and staff for a one-day workshop held on February 28, 2019.

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

Talking Logistics

This past October, the American Trucking Associations warned that the trucking industry could be short 50,000 drivers by the end of 2017. 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.

Worker Shortages and More Pose a Challenge to Freight Companies

Elementum

Transportation is one of the world's largest industries and deeply influences how efficiently global supply chains are able to run. According to Plunkett Research, transportation revenues in 2017 reached over $1 billion in the U.S. Answers to some of the transportation industry’s biggest concerns could also lie in improved technology. trucks transport 63 percent of ALL the goods that go to Canada and Mexico. truck drivers transportation freight trucking

The (Potential) Value of Labeling in the Lithium Ion Battery Supply Chain

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Correspondingly, demand for lithium-ion batteries has also increased and is expected to continue increasing – the lithium-ion battery market is thought to have a CAGR of 14%, with the transport sector accounting for 60% of the market by 2025. [1] Image source: ResearchGate.

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Worker Shortages and More Pose a Challenge to Freight Companies

Elementum

Transportation is one of the world's largest industries and deeply influences how efficiently global supply chains are able to run. According to Plunkett Research, transportation revenues in 2017 reached over $1 billion in the U.S. Answers to some of the transportation industry’s biggest concerns could also lie in improved technology. trucks transport 63 percent of ALL the goods that go to Canada and Mexico. truck drivers transportation freight trucking