Transportation Innovation 2018


Tompkins International (Tompkins) recently led a two-hour workshop on logistics technology innovations. A lively discussion followed regarding how the technologies will affect the transportation and warehousing industries.

Why Taxing Automation is a Bad Idea

Talking Logistics

In our research at Kenco Innovation Labs, we don’t think the number will be quite this high, but like McKinsey, we are in full agreement automation will certainly contribute to significant job loss. Matt McLelland is Innovation Research Manager at Kenco Group.

The Future Is Now for Logistics

Material Handling & Logistics

The CSCMP researchers believe this is a short-term issue that will be solved by higher driver pay and the advent of technological innovations like driverless trucks. If things don't change, and we continue up this progression, by 2026, we will be at 170,000 drivers short.

The Future of Retail Supply Chain: What’s in Store?

Logistics Bureau

Over the next 10 to 15 years, these “multichannel” leaders will need to innovate, if for no other reason than to take the expense out of playing the multichannel game. For that very reason, innovation will be a constant quest for retail supply chain owners over the next decade or so, with three primary areas of focus likely to be: Multi/Omni-channel supply. Innovation in cloud computing is still on.