The setting trends in the logistics industry have given way to evolution along with risk and opportunities in the arena of corporate supply chain. The emerging importance of e-commerce industry and the demand for its operational efficiency are increasing the need for automation and technology within the supply chain market. As purchasing behaviors and delivery expectations are more aligned closely with the habits of the consumers, businesses are growing keener to make their inventory closer to their customers. Consequences of which is frequent shipping of light weighted goods. In order to meet such requirements of varied verticals such as retail, e-commerce, hospitality, healthcare and others, logistics stand as their backbone. New age technology like blockchain, AI (Artificial Intelligence), and IoT are now playing a vital role in helping logistics industry to be successful in providing support to other verticals.
Blockchain, with its specialty of maintaining data security and transparency, can easily penetrate into store operations, share data relating to transactions and improve the credibility of reliable transactions taking places. AI on the other hand can easily identify chances of increasing efficiency, risk and cost management. When the increasing accessibility of different data points, cloud techniques, and computing power are integrated with AI algorithms then analysis on the trends and scenarios are made, which further help shippers to have a real-time knowledge in taking quick and better decisions. In addition to these, IoT helps to bring visibility in the supply chain processes once companies start deploying control towers. Therefore, with appropriate support from all new age technology, the logistics industry is bringing best-in-class solutions for businesses across the world.
The current edition brings you “Top 25 Logistics Technology Solutions Providers - 2018”. The list highlights some of the most prominent organizations of the industry who are capable of leading their clients towards excellence by supporting them beyond an advisory level. The proposed list aspires to assist individuals and corporations to find the right solutions provider, who suits their specific requirements, and help them, accomplish their projects.