Blockchain technology is going to make shipping cheaper, safer and more reliable. As early adopters, companies like Agility can help Maersk and IBM understand the needs of shippers and develop standards that will make trade more efficient
Last year, natural disasters, government regulations and a healthy Gross Domestic Product created challenging capacity and rate conditions. This year (and beyond), the booming e-commerce space and demand for operational efficiency will amplify the need for more automation and technology within the supply chain.
Data and machine learning can convert these logistical challenges into an opportunity. In fact, the compounding effect of big data and AI can create hyper-efficient logistics enterprises operating in a smart ecosystem.