Transportation TIP List: Week of March 3rd, 2019


Likewise, this week’s TIP List has a particularly bright outlook; including news on the growing freight business and the projected increase to the size of the global supply chain analytics market. billion by 2026, growing with 15.5% Transportation TIP List: Week of March 3 rd , 2019.

Collaborative Logistics’ Role in the Emergence of the Physical Internet

Material Handling and Logistics

It may seem impossible today, but the physical Internet could be embedded into freight supply chains by 2050. Many already believe that freight exchange platforms, dedicated to maximizing payload efficiency and reducing empty miles, have a role to play in making this vision a reality.

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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. Given that most freight is transported over the road, this is a serious concern.

Looking Back at Previous Capacity Crunches & How Shippers Responded


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 Increased Freight Rates Can Tone Down Capacity Crunches. Freight consolidation is the ultimate solution to any capacity crunch.

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

Talking Logistics

We experienced a ‘freight recession,’ last year, which eased the pressure on the driver market,” [ATA Chief Economist] Bob Costello said. Now that freight volumes accelerating again, we should expect to see a significant tightening of the driver market.”.

The Future Is Now for Logistics

Material Handling and Logistics

But some Class 1 railroads, CSX in particular, are cutting back on intermodal service to favor more profitable freight. If things don't change, and we continue up this progression, by 2026, we will be at 170,000 drivers short. The capacity crunch and technology are reshaping ?the