Addressing Labor Shortages in Warehouse and DC Operations

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The shortage of workers is causing companies to look at non-traditional sources, including individual with a criminal record. 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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The (Potential) Value of Labeling in the Lithium Ion Battery Supply Chain

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

1] Electric vehicle driven demand for lithium-ion battery raw materials such as cobalt and copper is expected to increase 10x by 2026. [2]. Image source: “Electric Vehicle Outlook 2018 | Bloomberg New Energy Finance.” Image source: ResearchGate. Image source: ResearchGate.

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Worker Shortages and More Pose a Challenge to Freight Companies

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Despite ramped-up recruiting efforts, this number is expected to triple by 2026. But to effectively grapple with their operations to make them faster and better, companies will have to be committed to streamlining their processes — from sourcing, to loading, to manpower utilization and more. 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

Despite ramped-up recruiting efforts, this number is expected to triple by 2026. But to effectively grapple with their operations to make them faster and better, companies will have to be committed to streamlining their processes — from sourcing, to loading, to manpower utilization and more. Transportation is one of the world's largest industries and deeply influences how efficiently global supply chains are able to run.

Transportation Innovation 2018

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over 2010 (Source: US Commerce Department). In May 2018 unemployment dropped to 3.8% (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics), with the addition of 223,000 new jobs. Source: US Commerce Department, Internet Retailer, USPS, Tompkins International.

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

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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. Awards the right to create credits to ‘Source Mine’.

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. This past October, the American Trucking Associations warned that the trucking industry could be short 50,000 drivers by the end of 2017.

Changing the Laws of Logistics

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Trucking industry experts predict that by 2026, the current shortage of about 60,000 drivers will triple unless something changes. Sources: [link]. The DRIVE-Safe Act: What You Need to Know. In March 2018 lawmakers proposed HR5358 , known as the DRIVE-Safe Act, to Congress. Should it pass into law, this act would result in monumental changes to the trucking industry.