Logistics Trends Impacting 2017 and Beyond
What does the future hold for channel fulfilment and shipping professionals?
Given the speed of change and innovation in the marketplace, it’s no longer enough to look just one year ahead. You would be much better advised to consider what supply chains and delivery operations will look like in 2020.
The eCommerce challenges our consumer economy is facing today aren’t just temporary headlines — this is what’s to come!
In a society surrounded by digital innovations, companies must stay ahead of the trends to survive.
These changes are putting a microscope on logistics and the impact it has on earnings, growth and customer loyalty.
After the Chancellors spring budget, the additional £270m announced to support autonomous vehicles, robotics and artificial intelligence research is a welcome move by the government to keep the UK at the forefront of disruptive technologies.
On the flip side the impact of eCommerce and planned changes to Business Rates threaten many High-Street retailers with a significant rate rise (some by up to 50%) just as they are battling to take on online retailers.
As you prepare for the coming year and beyond; Fullers Logistics have identified the below 6 logistics trends that you can expect moving forward: