Addressing Labor Shortages in Warehouse and DC Operations

NC State SCRC

A group of executive joined SCRC faculty and staff for a one-day workshop held on February 28, 2019. The American Trucking Association expect a shortage of roughly 70,000 truck drivers in 2019, which will increase to 175,000 by 2026. A number of other comments by executives at our workshop emphasized how these problems are impacting operations. We will have a number of follow-up blogs and discussions of what we learned from this workshop.

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Transportation Innovation 2018

EFT

Tompkins International (Tompkins) recently led a two-hour workshop on logistics technology innovations. Material handling and logistics forecasts that as soon as 2026 90% of new vehicles will be autonomous.

Time to Reimagine STEM Education from Bottom to Top

Enterra Insights

The Executive Summary of the American Institutes for Research “ STEM 2026 ” report states, “The complexities of today’s world require all people to be equipped with a new set of core knowledge and skills to solve difficult problems, gather and evaluate evidence, and make sense of information they receive from varied print and, increasingly, digital media. Department of Education STEM Workshop came up with a similar list of components.[3]