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

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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. But the question still remains: is the rise of robotics within the manufacturing supply chain a good or bad thing?

The Expected Growth of Manufacturing Technology Investments!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Manufacturing technology helps power forward the industry into areas it has never been before. It can also help cover every section of your manufacturing process that you could even think of. So are there any perceived downsides to a company investing in manufacturing technology?

The Future Is Now for Logistics

Material Handling & Logistics

If things don't change, and we continue up this progression, by 2026, we will be at 170,000 drivers short. An example of the impact technology can have was cited by a CLDA speaker from a major CPG manufacturer (unidentified because of restrictions imposed by conference organizers).

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.