The future of logistics is paved with innovation and technology. Today, many businesses are looking for smart ways to condense supply chain waste and innovate the entire industry. An industry this size needs to constantly strive to become better as a whole. The infographic below from 2 Flow indicates that over the next several years, many trends will transform logistics operations, particularly in emerging markets. These statistics used within the infographic are based on research carried out by 3PL Selection and Contracting Survey conducted by EFT.
Logistics shippers and providers can find simple and effective ways to better manage schedule requirements, such as building slow-steaming into overseas shipment planning. Involving sales and marketing staff members in supply chain planning has also been proven to help them understand customer and product demand cycles. 3D printing and the Internet of Things also play a significant role in the emerging trends in logistics. Lets take a look at the infographic for more!
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