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Editor’s Note: This is a guest blog by Our friend Mark Lerner with Bringg where he discusses Omnichannel and Supply Chain with Chuck Intrieri.
There are very few people out there whose experience in a particular industry spans both sides of a shifted paradigm. It’s people like this that can give us deep insights into how our industry has changed and where it might be going from here.

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In manufacturing and logistics, the driver shortage has been one of the most intriguing and evolving topics to follow. However, manufacturing faces another shortage, the shortage on the plant floor. According to Polytron, the manufacturing skills gap is estimated to grow to 3.5 million unfilled manufacturing jobs in the next 10 years, up from previous estimates of 2 million vacancies.

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The manufacturing skills gap, which we first defined here, is a real threat to the future of the U.S. economy. More skilled workers are retiring than ever before, up to 10,000 baby boomers daily. As a result, the manufacturing industry will face a shortage of nearly 3.5 million jobs within the next few years explains Deloitte, and the problem will only get worse from there.

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Thomasholmes put on a 75-minute webinar entitled, The “Major Factors to Consider for Efficient LTL Shipping” Webinar on October 5th, at 10:00 AM CST. We had a great turnout with over 170 logistics managers, supply chain officers, and those in the transportation world registering and attending the webinar.

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career in trucking

Editor’s Note: Today’s blog is by our good friend Jake Tully with Truck Driving Jobs where he talks about everything you need to know before starting your career in trucking. Find him on Twitter, Linkedin, Facebook, and Gravatar.
If you’re planning to become a trucker, you’re making a good choice because the trucking industry is one of the most lucrative in America.

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logistics artificial intellegence

Typically, as evidenced by the home automation industry’s active use of voice recognition for the consumer space, the consumer application of technologies, like virtual reality or augmented reality, leads towards logistics artificial intelligence applications in logistics and supply chain, which includes the use of voice recognition.