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Walmart, J.B. Hunt, Loblaws, Meijer, Onboard with Preorders for Tesla’s Electric Semi Trucks

Despite there being no official pricing information available to date, Walmart, J.B. Hunt Transport Services, retailer Meijer Inc, and Canadian grocery giant Loblaws have all placed orders for Tesla’s new heavy-duty all electric transport semi-trucks.

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The industrial manufacturing industry is in a unique position in the coming year, according to Deloitte’s 2019 Outlook on Industrial Manufacturing. The outlook indicates that although output, utilization and financial performance are up, trade tensions are causing doubt, skilled talent is in short supply, and supply chains are struggling to match demand.

Businesses large and small are pursuing automation to combat the skills gap and make the most of current employees.

This year’s report features in-depth profiles of the five NextGen innovations having the greatest impact on supply chains; Robotics and Automation, Predictive Analytics, Internet of Things Sensors, Artificial Intelligence, Driverless Vehicles, and Drones.

This paper details how new technologies are presenting promising opportunities for improvement across the supply chain and how autonomous robots and drones are poised to change the game.

As they embrace the fourth industrial revolution, organizations and their supply chains face plenty of challenges and opportunities.

As they embrace the fourth industrial revolution, organizations and their supply chains face plenty of challenges and opportunities.

Belief in the benefit of digital supply chains may be widespread, but it’s less clear how to create one. Fortunately for those seeking a path forward, there are methodologies for assessing which digital capabilities hold the highest value potential. Implementing Digital Supply Chain, Digitization in the Supply Chain,

More than half of surveyed manufacturers expect digital supply networks will provide benefits, but only 28 percent have started implementing them

Impact on the transportation space; In a world of shared assets, changing economics and customer preferences are increasingly driving transportation players not to go it alone.

Despite there being no official pricing information available to date, Walmart, J.B. Hunt Transport Services, retailer Meijer Inc, and Canadian grocery giant Loblaws have all placed orders for Tesla’s new heavy-duty all electric transport semi-trucks.

This study closely examines four global commercial vehicle markets and identifies the trends that will fundamentally transform the global truck markets.

Competition to empower students to explore forward-thinking topics, covering end-to-end supply chain, logistics and operations management.

With an estimated 2 million manufacturing jobs expected to go unfilled in the next decade, encouraging women to enter supply chain is one obvious solution to the widening skills gap.

Events to be scheduled throughout the month, so the remaining 249,185 manufacturing firms in the United States have time.

This joint study from Deloitte, Manufacturing Institute, and APICS, is the result of more than 600 survey responses from women professionals in the manufacturing industry, along with more than 20 manufacturing executive interviews.