The logistics industry is evolving, bringing both risk and opportunity to corporate supply chains, “Transport topics” observes.
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. Companies are putting additional emphasis on logistics due to the impact their supply chains have on earnings and customer loyalty. Going forward, consider these macro trends that will likely impact your logistics and supply chain operations: