Real estate shortage? Last week we reported there was a bump upwards in companies leasing warehouses. This week another report, in WSJ, is backing up what we shared. Senior managing economist for CBRE, Tim Savage, says the market is balanced and that industrial developers are able to respond quickly to the demand in many markets because warehouses for eCommerce are easy to construct. Supply Chain 24/7 had their own article about it here…
Help Wanted: Drivers. Inbound Logistics reported just yesterday that the American Trucking Associations (ATA), had expected a driver shortage of more than 50,000 at the end of 2017, but now it’s reported that the shortage could grow to 174,000 drivers by 2026. The reasons they listed are challenges are an aging workforce, mandates, time away from home, a strong economy, and the continuing rise of the economy.
Top 10 Supply Chain Management Courses. Here is a list Supply Chain Digital just released this month and we noticed our own city’s Georgia Institute of Technology’s supply chain management and logistics program at No. 6. They often have free webinars so you might want to check out their site from time to time.
As of September 8, 2020, Crimson & Co (formerly The Progress Group/TPG) has rebranded as Argon & Co following the successful merger with Argon Consulting in April 2018.