Inbound Logistics | April 2022


100,000+ Number of mobile robots shipped globally in 2021 700,000 Number of mobile robots expected to ship globally by 2025

H ITTING W HERE IT H URTS • 78%of businesses have experiencedmoderate to significant IT supply chain delays over the past 12months • 71%are experiencing shipping delays of up to 6months. • 74%had to cancel at least

$2,984 The amount of money

Tesla spends on research and development per car produced. That’s three times the industry average and higher than the collective R&D budgets of Ford, General Motors, and Chrysler per car. –

one order and reorder with a new vendor to get employee laptops.

– Interact Analysis

– GetApp research into supply chain issues IT professionals face and how they impact their companies

“Leaders win through logistics. Vision, sure. Strategy, yes. But when you go to war, you need to have both toilet paper and bullets at the right place at the right time. In other words, you must win through superior logistics.” – Tom Peters TRUCKLOAD TROUBLES • 51% of truckloads booked in 2021 were moving partially empty • 96% of LTL shippers experience delays between 1-4 days; some experience 5-6 day delays • 1 in 2 shippers are paying for air in underutilized truckload shipments • 100% of shippers had to remanufacture and reship goods due to damage

FedEx Drones On In an effort to speed its deliveries, FedEx has teamed up with Elroy Air, which is developing a vertical take-off and landing cargo drone, to transport packages between sorting centers via autonomous ights. The Chaparral C1 drone is in a pre-production phase. If tests prove positive, FedEx would be able to use drones to move cargo from Fort Worth to Oklahoma City.

– Flock Freight survey of 200 shippers across various industries

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