We look at how this holiday shopping season is likely to affect supply chains with Steven Horwitz, an economics professor at Ball State University. Also: warehouse availability tightens; logistics firms invest in venture capital markets.
We discuss freight markets and the challenges of last-mile deliveries with Drew McElroy, chairman and co-founder of digital freight-matching vendor Transfix. Also: how retailers are preparing for this unique peak season; dealing with an avalanche of returns.
MIT's Dr. Yossi Sheffi looks at what the future holds for our supply chains; also: what's driving the growth of warehouse automation?; MHI Roadmap looks at future workforce, says robotics, augmented reality will be common by 2030.