Worker Shortages and More Pose a Challenge to Freight Companies

Elementum

To give you an idea of the size of America’s trucking industry , U.S. Despite ramped-up recruiting efforts, this number is expected to triple by 2026. 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. alone. Globally, they stood at $4.8 trillion.

Worker Shortages and More Pose a Challenge to Freight Companies

Elementum

To give you an idea of the size of America’s trucking industry , U.S. Despite ramped-up recruiting efforts, this number is expected to triple by 2026. 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. alone. Globally, they stood at $4.8 trillion.

Why Taxing Automation is a Bad Idea

Talking Logistics

It’s a striking position from a man whose company made Excel the dominant spreadsheet in every office in America. The ATA estimates the shortage could reach 50,000 by the end of 2017 and could even grow to 176,000 by 2026.

Collaborative Logistics’ Role in the Emergence of the Physical Internet

Material Handling & Logistics

If freight is to move from road to rail in the United States, for instance, governments, industry and the public may need to pay for infrastructure improvements and maintenance in the same way that taxpayers currently pay for the upkeep and expansion of America’s road network.

Amazon vs. Flipkart: The Race to Dominate Indian E-Commerce

Elementum

Amazon has comfortably dominated America’s e-commerce market for years, but India is still uncertain ground. the Indian e-commerce market is estimated to reach $200 billion by 2026.

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

Provenance

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.

Musk's Electric-Car Vision Doubted by Major Auto-Parts Suppliers

Material Handling & Logistics

Executives at five of the 25 biggest suppliers to automakers in North America have all downplayed this month expectations for electric-vehicle sales. the top parts supplier in North America by sales, sees pure electric cars being between 3% and 6% of global new vehicle deliveries by 2025.

Time to Reimagine STEM Education from Bottom to Top

Enterra Insights

And that’s the problem: America isn’t #1 in STEM. ”[2] When I and a few colleagues sensed America was losing its competitive edge, we founded The Project for STEM Competitiveness — a project-based, problem-solving approach to STEM Education that helps schools near where we live demonstrate to students that STEM subjects can be fun and applicable in their lives.