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Addressing Labor Shortages in Warehouse and DC Operations

NC State SCRC

Workers are so scarce that, in many parts of the country, low-skill jobs are being handed out to pretty much anyone willing to take them – and high-skilled workers are in even shorter supply.”. The shortage of workers is causing companies to look at non-traditional sources, including individual with a criminal record. It removes age restrictions on interstate transportation by licensed commercial drivers and strengthens safety-training standards across the industry.

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The (Potential) Value of Labeling in the Lithium Ion Battery Supply Chain

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Correspondingly, demand for lithium-ion batteries has also increased and is expected to continue increasing – the lithium-ion battery market is thought to have a CAGR of 14%, with the transport sector accounting for 60% of the market by 2025. [1] 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.”

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Transportation Innovation 2018

EFT

A lively discussion followed regarding how the technologies will affect the transportation and warehousing industries. 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. As the labor supply drops, wages will go up. Source: US Commerce Department, Internet Retailer, USPS, Tompkins International.

Worker Shortages and More Pose a Challenge to Freight Companies

Elementum

Transportation is one of the world's largest industries and deeply influences how efficiently global supply chains are able to run. According to Plunkett Research, transportation revenues in 2017 reached over $1 billion in the U.S. Answers to some of the transportation industry’s biggest concerns could also lie in improved technology. trucks transport 63 percent of ALL the goods that go to Canada and Mexico. truck drivers transportation freight trucking

Worker Shortages and More Pose a Challenge to Freight Companies

Elementum

Transportation is one of the world's largest industries and deeply influences how efficiently global supply chains are able to run. According to Plunkett Research, transportation revenues in 2017 reached over $1 billion in the U.S. Answers to some of the transportation industry’s biggest concerns could also lie in improved technology. trucks transport 63 percent of ALL the goods that go to Canada and Mexico. truck drivers transportation freight trucking

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

Provenance

Interested in understanding how supply chain transparency could benefit your business? 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. Since the 1990s, China has supplied the lion’s share of the world’s demand for REEs. Illegal mining and opaque value chains.