We’ve all heard the ominous tale: a driverless truck moving down the highway, putting hard-working drivers out of a job and bringing the country one step closer to a scene out of “The Terminator.”
Warehouses have always been, at their best, physical spaces dedicated to the quest of keeping goods organized and the supply-chain moving. In the past, that task fell mainly to human workers. But in the warehouse of the future, human employees will increasingly work side-by-side with innovative warehousing systems that include WMS technology, EDI integration, and […]
Are big changes coming for the supply chain industry? Signs point to a shift away from the ports on the East and West coasts, and a rise in products coming in and going out from the “Third Coast.” The shorelines of the Great Lakes and the Gulf Coast have both been referred to as the […]
Falling unemployment rates point to a big holiday season for retailers, but potential hiring shortages in the supply chain. This winter warehouses and shippers are getting creative in recruitment and raising pay to attract more workers to meet demand.