Next-Gen Asset Tracking Technology Could Replace RFID in Coming Years

Supply Chain Matters

billion by 2022, according to ABI Research. billion by 2022, which will represent 52% of the total infrastructure of asset tracking market. However, UWB is the fastest growing technology in this environment with a compound annual growth rate of 52% between 2017 and 2022.

The Interrelated Issues Facing the Trucking Industry

PLS Logistics

The American Trucking Association projects that the trucking industry is poised for serious growth by 2022. The forecast suggests that overall revenue for the industry will rise almost 66% and tonnage will increase 24% by 2022.

[Video] Electronic displays must comply with RoHS standard


billion by 2022, according to a study by Grand View Research. As smartphones and tablets grow in popularity, sales of electronic displays will only increase. The market for these displays is expected to reach $733.7 Electronics

Vendor-managed inventory and distribution planning in the food and beverage industry – here’s something to chew on

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Jeswin Philip The Food Packaging Trends and Advances report from PMMI forecasts that the US Food and Beverage industry will experience a 2.9 % CAGR through 2022.

The Counterfeit Economy


In total, this black market is expected to represent $991 billion of the global economy by 2022. Product counterfeiting and piracy are pervasive across almost all countries and industries. In an online study covering 10 countries, 34% of respondents said they believe it’s a brand’s responsibility to protect them from counterfeits. Similarly, almost four out of 10 consumers who unwittingly bought fakes complained directly to the brand.

5 Disruptions Shaping the Digital Transformation in Distribution and Logistics

Supply Chain Nation

Macpherson predicted that the figure will easily be 80 percent by 2022. Manufacturing and retail transformations, technology disruptions and digitalization of data have redefined the roles of distributors and third party logistics (3PLs).

Is the Retail Apocalypse Just Around the Corner?

Supply Chain Nation

Global financial services giant Credit Suisse predicted last week that up to 25% of nation’s malls could close by 2022. Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. This week: There are differing opinions on the future of retail; omni-channel still has some bugs to work out; and a southeastern U.S. grocery delivery service has big plans for the future. Retail may just need a facelift.

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.”.

Big Tech and Auto Battle for the World’s Cobalt Resources


Volkswagen recently announced plans to invest €34 billion ($42 billion) in battery-powered cars by 2022. In 2006, lithium-ion batteries consumed only 20% of the global cobalt supply. Ten years later, that number has more than doubled. It’s expected that market demand for the metal will increase to more than 120,000 tonnes per year by 2020 — 60% of which will account for battery production alone.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Industry 4.0: Powered by the Internet of Things & Digital Manufacturing


Based on research by the analyst firm Machina Research 14 billion of those things will be connected by 2022.

A Grocery Store You’ve Never Heard of is About to be one of the Biggest in America

Supply Chain Nation

billion to expand to 2,500 stores — up from 1,600 stores today — by 2022, the company said Monday. Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. This week: Aldi, a grocery store you’ve probably never heard of, says it plans to become the third-largest grocery chain in the U.S.

The Gig Economy: Ditching ‘9-to-5’ for “whenever I want”

Supply Chain Nation

billion by 2022 — and at the rate these online brands are going, we can expect e-commerce sales to make up a nice piece of the pie. Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. This week: A writer gets up close and personal with a gig worker; some stores are growing, some aren’t; and the beauty industry sees growth in online sales. Up Close with the Gig Economy.

Procurement Fact File


Supply chain and logistics constitute almost £3 trillion in “value at stake: the combination of increased costs that [as a result of digital innovations] will migrate among companies and industries from 2013 to 2022. Claritum Article - Procurement Blog.

The New Solar Tariff Promises Big Changes in Clean Energy Manufacturing


GTM research estimated last summer that tariffs would lead to a 61 percent decline in installations through 2022; they’ve now stepped that figure down to 11 percent. Last month, Donald Trump followed up on his campaign promise of protecting American businesses by imposing a 30 percent tariff on foreign solar panels and cells, beginning next year.

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.

Don’t let the truck driver shortage put your business in park

Ryder Exchange

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) estimates the industry is short 30,000 drivers, and the number is expected to escalate to 239,000 by 2022. The truck driver shortage is not a secret in the trucking industry.

Why Singles Day Will Become A US Sales Festival


By 2022, McKinsey anticipates that a full 76% of the population will be part of the middle class. Why Singles Day Will Become A US Sales Festival. By Zvi Schreiber, CEO of Freightos. zschreiber. In a single day in 2015, Alibaba handled an average of $9.9

Freight Forwarding And Digital Customer Service Five Years From Now


What do forwarders think will happen to freight service by 2022? Freight Forwarding And Digital Customer Service Five Years From Now. By John Edmonds, Research & Marketing, Freightos. Today we shop in our pajamas, comfortable behind our screens.

How Tax Reform Affects Owner-Operators

DAT Solutions

After 2022, the amount of bonus depreciation will begin to be phased out with 80% in 2023, 60% in 2024, 40% in 2025, and 20% in 2026. In December 2017, Congress passed one of the largest tax reform bills since the 1980s.

Location Decision Drivers: Trends Shaping New Location Selection in Europe


In the final section of our 2017 survey, we asked how respondents would describe their current distribution network and what they expected it to look like by 2022.

Market Update: Transportation Industry News


million in 2022. Market Update: Transportation Industry News. In the transportation industry, there are many moving parts that can impact your day-to-day operations.

Why the Ethanol Supply Chain Should Fuel the Renewables Debate

Supply Chain @ MIT

Biofuels such as ethanol are seen as an important alternative to gasoline, and the US has mandated the use of up to 36 billion gallons of these renewables by 2022. Burning issues. A broad view of the ethanol supply chain can reveal much about the future of biofuels. Photo: Shell.

Wal-Mart Steps Up Push to Remove Potentially Harmful Chemicals

Material Handling & Logistics

The world’s largest retailer aims to reduce the chemicals in products such as household cleaners, cosmetics, skin care and infant items by 10% by 2022. is expanding its program to clean up the products it sells, setting a 2022 target for reducing potentially harmful substances and widening the list of chemicals it wants to avoid. Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

Thailand Distribution Network Design: Should You Optimise or Wait?

Logistics Bureau

Big changes are on the cards for Thailand’s transportation infrastructure, assuming the government’s plans to upgrade road and rail networks between now and 2022 come to fruition. After all, the upgrade is slated for completion by 2022 at the latest. No doubt if you rely on a distribution network to supply customers in Thailand, you have been keeping an interested eye on developments, as at some point, they may provide opportunities to reduce logistics costs for your business.

Truck Driver Wage Increase Expected to Increase Shipping Costs Lending Towards Shippers To Focus on Transportation Management


According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics , the heavy and tractor-trailer trucking industry is projected to increase by 11 percent through 2022. Those in the trucking industry may finally get that big pay raise they’ve been wanting for decades.

Amazon Acquisition of Whole Foods Upends the Grocery Model

Supply Chain Nation

billion to expand to 2,500 stores — up from 1,600 stores today — by 2022 as part of its plan to become the third-largest grocery chain in the U.S. The announcement of Amazon’s $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods capped an eventful week in the grocery industry. German-owned discount grocer Aldi says it will invest $3.4 by store count. And Kroger, the number-one supermarket chain in the world by revenue, reported its second straight quarter of declining same-store sales.

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Driver Shortage in Trucking: Time for Plan B

Talking Logistics

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. Labor Department reported that employers added 288,000 jobs in June, which lowered the unemployment rate to 6.1 percent, the lowest since September 2008.

A promising future for truck drivers: “Ain't nothin' gonna get in our way”


Of those truck drivers who are currently behind the wheel, one of four will have retired by 2022. Wouldn’t it be great if the world looked like that in 2022? Unfortunately, many drivers are rather gloomy about the future. Is their lack of optimism justified? I don’t think so. Soon enough, they will once again serve as the calling card of their transport company. My friends have a very romantic idea of truck drivers. Along the lines of what C.W.

Ten Best Retailers at Handling Dangerous Chemicals

Material Handling & Logistics

By 2022, Walmart aims to reduce its consumables chemical footprint for Walmart U.S. One-third of 30 major U.S. retailers are leaders when it comes to efforts in removing toxic chemicals from consumer products, but two-thirds remain serious laggards.

Tailwind launches new web-based application for small to mid-sized trucking companies and freight brokers


The ATA [American Trucking Association] predicts a 66% rise in industry revenue and a 24% increase in tonnage by 2022, so you know the freight industry is going through fundamental changes,” said Tailwind’s Pratt. “It

The latest trends in supply chain management [2016 Review]


The increased money companies will make or save through optimized logistics and supply chains is estimated at $3 trillion through 2022” [1].

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