A Look into 2026: Is a Supply Chain Robotics Takeover Inevitable?

AFFLINK

In a 2016 survey conducted by MHI and Deloitte, a logistics industry group, 35% of respondents said they’d already adopted robotics to maximize their supply chain optimization.

Strong Freight Forecast Expected Thru 2026, What It Means for Shippers & 5 Things to Get Prepared

Cerasis

Freight Transportation Forecast to 2026. This report, available for purchase here , poised some significant implications for the shipping, and by direct correlation, the logistics industry. percent by 2026. This means the increased revenue by 2026 would amount to more than five percent of the total current US National Debt. million by 2026. On July 27, 2015, the American Trucking Association s released the U.S.

The Future Is Now for Logistics

Material Handling & Logistics

Given the swiftly changing logistics environment, those who navigate the new world we live in need a roadmap to guide their actions. The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals' annual State of Logistics report attempts to offer just such a map -- accompanied by some timely warnings.

Collaborative Logistics’ Role in the Emergence of the Physical Internet

Material Handling & Logistics

He says, “I believe that collaborative logistics platforms demonstrate and validate the need for the physical Internet. The Alliance for Logistics Integration through Collaboration in Europe (ALICE), a platform funded by the European Community, shares this view.

Why Taxing Automation is a Bad Idea

Talking Logistics

The ATA estimates the shortage could reach 50,000 by the end of 2017 and could even grow to 176,000 by 2026. For the past several years he has been focused exclusively on research and prototyping of innovative / emerging new solutions for the supply chain and the logistics industry.

Why Walmart is Paying Truckers Almost $90,000 a Year

Shipchain

Bob Costello, Senior Vice President of the American Trucking Associations, did a study and found that the shortage could be as significant as 175,000 by 2026. Blockchain Industry Logistics Shipping Supply Chain Trucking

Addressing Labor Shortages in Warehouse and DC Operations

NC State SCRC

The shortage of workers has hit the trucking and logistics industry particularly hard. The American Trucking Association expect a shortage of roughly 70,000 truck drivers in 2019, which will increase to 175,000 by 2026. Articles Current Trends in Production Labor Sourcing Director's Blog Emerging Issues in Supply Chain Hot Topics Logistics Outsourcing Production Labor Sourcing SCM Research Transportation Planning Warehouse management

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Trucking Companies Are (Finally) Recruiting More Women

Elementum

If the trend continues, the ATA predicts the industry could fall short by 174,000 drivers by 2026. Now, trucking and logistics companies are trying to recruit more women to overcome growing driver shortages. Logistics truck drivers transportation womenThe American Trucking Association estimates that trucking companies are short by as much as 45,000 drivers.

Changing the Laws of Logistics

GTG Technology Group

Trucking industry experts predict that by 2026, the current shortage of about 60,000 drivers will triple unless something changes. The post Changing the Laws of Logistics appeared first on GTG Technology Group. Industry News drive safe drive-safe act gtg technology group logistics management safety technology TRUCKERS trucking industryThe DRIVE-Safe Act: What You Need to Know. In March 2018 lawmakers proposed HR5358 , known as the DRIVE-Safe Act, to Congress.

Worker Shortages and More Pose a Challenge to Freight Companies

Elementum

Today, trucking, shipping, air shipping, and other logistics services are all experiencing disruption: As consumer expectations evolve, businesses are constantly pressured to deliver high-quality goods in the shortest amount of time. 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.

Worker Shortages and More Pose a Challenge to Freight Companies

Elementum

Today, trucking, shipping, air shipping, and other logistics services are all experiencing disruption: As consumer expectations evolve, businesses are constantly pressured to deliver high-quality goods in the shortest amount of time. 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.

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

Talking Logistics

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. Watch our November 2014 Talking Logistics episode, The Benefits and Challenges of Attracting More Women to Trucking.

Looking Back at Previous Capacity Crunches & How Shippers Responded

Cerasis

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 Trucks.com. Some of the tightest of the previous capacity crunches have occurred within the last two decades.

Transportation Innovation 2018

EFT

Tompkins International (Tompkins) recently led a two-hour workshop on logistics technology innovations. Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV) are fairly common in the logistics industry. Tompkins believes the next wave of progress in logistics automation will be in final-mile delivery.

Tectonic Shift: From Audits/Compliance to Due-diligence & Collaboration: Recap of the Forum on UK Modern Slavery

EcoVadis

The Institute for Human Rights in Business ihrb.org has set a goal to eradicate worker fees by 2026, through the “employer pays” initiative.

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

Elementum

the Indian e-commerce market is estimated to reach $200 billion by 2026. Amazon, on the other hand, has relied less on acquisitions and more on strategic partnerships with local logistics companies to bolster business.

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

Elementum

the Indian e-commerce market is estimated to reach $200 billion by 2026. Amazon, on the other hand, has relied less on acquisitions and more on strategic partnerships with local logistics companies to bolster business. Indian e-commerce company Flipkart is in fierce rivalry with Amazon over the country's online retail market. Both have unique advantages, but the true test will be which company can best tailor its offerings to the Indian consumer’s palate.

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

Logistics Bureau

However retailers meet the logistics demands of the future, they can expect to factor in the costs incurred by their choices, as consumers will be unlikely to pay for shipping. While talking technology, retail companies will need plenty of it to meet the challenge of last mile distribution in 2026 and beyond. The world of retail has never seen the degree of change that’s being experienced today.