Supply Chain Operations in 2028: Let’s Consult the Crystal Ball

Logistics Bureau

By 2028, robots could be running warehouses and fully automated facilities will be the norm rather than the exception. By 2028, offshore production could all but be eradicated. Besides delivery of pizzas and parcels, larger drones may be carrying heavier freight to remote areas by 2028.

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Supply Chain Crystal Ball Gazing: Let’s Look Ahead to 2028

Logistics Bureau

So I’ve decided to indulge my craving by daring to speculate about what the supply chain of 2028 might look like. Instead I’m just drawing on my consulting experience, a little research, and perhaps a tiny bit of imagination to surmise what we might see if we could gaze into a fully functioning crystal ball and view the supply chain environment of 2028. The supply chain talent gap will not be a concern in the supply chain of 2028.

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Global Supply Chain News on Just Maybe China will not Overtake US Economy by 2028

Supply Chain Digest

Slowing Productivity Gain, Declining Workers could Keep the US Number 1

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What is the Market for Global Omnichannel Commerce Platform in 2022?

Vinculum

As per the recent study, the COVID-19 pandemic has estimated the market size to be around US$ million in 2021 to manage the global Omnichannel Commerce software and platform and can be readjusted to USD million by 2028 with a CAGR of a certain percentage to review the market in a significant way.

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Weekly Transportation Services Market Review

Intelligent Audit

The press release reported that “the demand analysis of Global Fruit & Vegetable Processing Market size & share revenue was valued at USD 310 billion in 2021 and is expected to reach USD 530 billion by 2028, growing at a CAGR of 7.5% between 2022 and 2028.”

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Slumping battery startup Romeo Power pays big to secure cell supply

The Supply Chain Journal

to purchase cylindrical lithium-ion battery cells through 2028. million through the first half of 2028. Newly public Romeo Power Inc.

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2018 Was Record Year for Manufacturers' Optimism

Material Handling and Logistics

We have more than half a million jobs to fill right now—and by 2028, as many as 2.4 “Empowered by tax reform and regulatory certainty, manufacturers are keeping our promise to expand our operations, hire new workers and raise wages and benefits,” said NAM CEO Jay Timmons. In the 20 years that The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) has been measuring the sentiments of the manufacturing sector, 2018 stood out. On average this year, 92.4%

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Top 3 Ways AMRs Increase Warehouse Productivity and Efficiency

Locus Robotics

By 2028, it is expected that there will be a 6 million worker deficit* in the U.S. BLOG Top 3 Ways AMRs Increase Warehouse Productivity and Efficiency. With online sales increasing dramatically each year, warehouses have become overwhelmed with high order volumes.

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This Week in Logistics News (October 9 – 15)

Logistics Viewpoints

Tesco to roll out fully electric fleet by 2028 after partnering with EO. The grocer plans to roll out the fully electric fleet by the end of 2028, after releasing 30 this year with plans for a further 150 by next year.

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CDL holders banned from driving due to drugs, alcohol top 60,000

The Supply Chain Journal

According to a recent estimate, the trucking industry needs an additional 60,800 truck drivers immediately — a deficit that is expected to grow to more than 160,000 by 2028,” testified American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear at a Capitol Hill hearing on freight mobility in May.

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The Electric Vehicle Charging Station Infrastructure!

Supply Chain Game Changer

PR Newswire states that the Electric Vehicle Charging market is $3B in 2020 and will grow to over $32B (a 33% CAGR) by 2028. Grand View Research believes the global EV charging infrastructure market will reach $145B by 2028 at a 33.4% Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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Hydrogen players lay groundwork for fueling-speed parity with diesel

The Supply Chain Journal

Nikola, which has made several moves toward fulfilling a pledge of having 700 hydrogen filling stations by 2028, on Thursday announced an agreement with Canada’s TC Energy to collaborate on plans to build and operate large-scale hydrogen hubs.

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How Cold Chain Logistic Providers Build Trust with Traceability

Logistics Viewpoints

billion in 2020, the cold chain market is expected to reach more than $628 billion in 2028, nearly tripling its growth in less than ten years, according to a market analysis report by Grand View Research.

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Fractory raises $9M for metal manufacturing marketplace, US expansion

The Supply Chain Journal

million positions required to meet industry demand by 2028. manufacturing has found itself in a position similar to that of many other industries: facing exponential demand since its pandemic shutdown lows, elevated shipping costs to deliver on that demand and a struggle to fill the 2.4

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Nikola finds hydrogen distributor for future European fuel cell trucks

The Supply Chain Journal

and Canada by 2028. Nikola Corp. NASDAQ: NKLA ), its European joint venture manufacturing partner IVECO and German pipeline company OGE will work together to transport hydrogen to stations serving commercial fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs).

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This Week In Supply Chain Management Tech- June 14 2022

Supply Chain Matters

According to a published report from the Japan Times , Panasonic Holdings announced that its battery manufacturing unit plans to quadruple production of electric vehicle batteries by fiscal 2028 amid increasing demand from U.S.

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In Logistics, the Last Few Feet are as Important as the Last Mile

Enterra Insights

The staff at Supply Chain 24/7 notes, “In response to today’s online-buying, smartphone-wielding consumer that expects a seamless, faster purchasing journey, [a study published by Zebra Technologies] revealed that 78 percent of logistics companies expect to provide same-day delivery by 2023 and 40 percent anticipate delivery within a two-hour window by 2028.”[2]. There are 5,280 feet in a mile.

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Four Common Challenges Facing The Manufacturing Industry In 2019

IQMS

million positions unfilled between 2018 and 2028 with a potential economic impact of $2.67T according to a recent study by Deloitte. million positions unfilled between 2018 and 2028 with a potential economic impact of $2.67T. Deloitte found that the manufacturing skills shortage could put $454B of manufacturing GDP at risk in 2028 alone if qualified workers cannot be found to fill the open jobs.

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Israeli aerospace firm launches cargo conversion program for Airbus A330

The Supply Chain Journal

Israel Aircraft Industries (IAI) announced Monday it will develop a program for converting Airbus A330-300 passenger aircraft into cargo freighters and produce 30 of them for Dublin-based Avolon, the third-largest aircraft leasing company in the world, between 2025 and 2028.

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Why You Need an International Freight Audit Software

Intelligent Audit

from 2021 to 2028. The complexity of the transportation and shipping market continues to complicate even the most basic of transport services.

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Flatbed hauler PGT Trucking intends to lease 100 Nikola fuel cell trucks

The Supply Chain Journal

The startup has made several moves toward fulfilling a pledge of having 700 hydrogen filling stations by 2028, including last week’s agreement with Canada’s TC Energy to collaborate on plans to build and operate large-scale hydrogen hubs. Electric truck maker Nikola Corp.

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Discover 3 strategies to enhance your driver retention efforts

The Supply Chain Journal

According to estimates from the American Trucking Associations (ATA) , the trucking industry could see a driver shortfall of 100,000 in five years and 160,000 by 2028. For transportation industry professionals, the issue of driver recruitment and retention isn’t anything new.

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Viewpoint: What this IPO tells us about autonomous freight networks

The Supply Chain Journal

by 2028; insurance premiums that are increasing at a compound annual growth rate of 5%; and a 40% increase in truck fatalities between 2009-19. The views expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of FreightWaves or its affiliates.

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Understanding the Impact of Good Financial Management for Procurement

Procurement Academy

Indeed, the demand for business management professionals continues to rise, with more than 591,800 business and financial operation jobs expected to open up between 2018 and 2028. The key to successful procurement operations is having superb financial management.

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4 Post-Pandemic Opportunities for UK Beverage Manufacturers

Unleashed

It makes sense then that kombucha is one of the fastest-growing industries in the beverages sector, and that it’s tipped to continue growing rapidly at a CAGR of 22.21% until 2028.

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Trevor Milton loses billionaire status as Nikola stock hits 52-week low

The Supply Chain Journal

The options expire in June 2028. As Nikola Corp. NASDAQ: NKLA ) sunk to a 52-week low this week, founder and former Executive Chairman Trevor Milton lost his paper billionaire status.

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Hyundai reveals autonomous, hydrogen-powered trucking concept

The Supply Chain Journal

OCTUS: HYMTF ) unveiled Hydrogen Vision 2040 at its global Hydrogen Wave forum on Tuesday, announcing its plans to apply hydrogen fuel cells to its full fleet of commercial vehicles by 2028. Sustainability is in right now.

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Borderlands: Driver shortage affecting cross-border trucking

The Supply Chain Journal

The ATA said if the trend continues, the shortage could swell to more than 160,000 drivers by 2028. Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade.

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Circular Supply Chain: the Politics of Pollution

DynaSys

To quote an influential industry analyst “ In 2028 the circular economy will be the only economy ”. [i] In previous posts, I wrote on the emergence of circular model supply chains , and the likely impacts they may have. Of course, a response I often receive is Why?

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The Supply Chain has Big Aspirations for Blockchain

Enterra Insights

By 2028, Gartner projects blockchain will become fully scalable technically and operationally.” An aspiration is a hope or an ambition of achieving something. Another way of stating that is aspiration is desire mixed with reality. At the moment, blockchain technology seems to fit into the aspirational category.

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Truck Talk: Risky business edition

The Supply Chain Journal

Perhaps the biggest news was the “low nine figures” deal to extend through 2028 a battery supply agreement with LG Energy Solution to secure multiple gigawatt hours of dedicated battery cell capacity annually. Welcome back to Truck Talk.

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Viewpoint: Q&A on freight industry watchlist for climate and environmental policy

The Supply Chain Journal

At the same time, the current rules for medium- and heavy-duty truck fuel efficiency run through 2028. The views expressed here are solely those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of FreightWaves or its affiliates. Jake Medwell, founding partner at 8VC, and Loren A.

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2020 Challenges and Solutions for HVAC Distributors

EazyStock

The HVAC industry is already highly competitive and is predicted to grow 13% through 2028. Market Trends for the HVAC Industry. The HVAC industry is unforgiving to distributors who are not on top of their game.

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Trends 2019: Business Technology

Enterra Insights

But … people shouldn’t buy into all of the hype, because there is a real problem with things such as decoherence, and it won’t be until between 2023 to 2028 that quantum computing begins to create meaningful work.”. Technology is an ambiguous word referring to a wide range of marvelous (and sometimes scary) man-made gadgets. Deciding what technological trends are important depends on the activities in which you or your organization are involved.

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The State of the Drone Delivery Market! Mainstream or Novelty?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Fortune Business Insights measures the global drone delivery market to be $989 million in 2020 growing to $31 billion by 2028, a compound annual growth rate of 54%. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Love at First Flight! Flying and Crashing My First Drone!

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