It’s no secret that for many industries, the skill gap is widening more and more. Even within the supply chain industry, we’ve seen a decrease in the number of new employees entering the workforce in the last few years.

However, hope is on the horizon. Supply Chain Dive reports that transportation majors are growing at a faster rate than other majors:

What Does This Mean for Employers?

This surge of new college graduates comes at the perfect time – the supply chain industry is booming. Currently, there are many positions that can be filled by new graduates. This should lead to a decrease in the talent gap and a decreased trucker turnover rate. Only time will tell how much of an impact these new graduates will have on the industry, but one thing’s for sure – supply chain programs are becoming more important than ever.

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