We are entering an era of dynamic and fundamental change to day-to-day operations. While the millennials today are witnessing rapid advancements in the eCommerce and thereby, the logistics operations, communications and collaboration tools are dramatically changing the way companies craft the logistics strategies, processes and systems. As a result, companies are embracing the new paradigm shift that will be able to strip out millions of dollars of operating costs and achieve better supply chain integration.
Systems have changed, the way logistics processes are run are also changing. Eliminating mundane and repetitive tasks, breaking down silos and building a personalized delivery network has become the primary focus of every organization. This will help build a profitable as well as an agile Supply Chain. The digital ecosystem will boost the performance of the logistics operations and help create an automated, agile and a faster supply chain. By digitally transforming the operations, the companies will fuel growth and move towards building a cost-efficient supply chain that will help in faster cycle times and champion the operational efficiencies.
Needless to say, the blueprint for digital transformation draws upon three actions:
The convergence of mobility, internet and analytics are giving logistics a tech makeover. This is ushering in a new era of into the supply chain by fuelling the business opportunities and creating new revenues. The logistics opportunities created are driving a market transformation from traditional logistics to a new era in Digital Logistics.
Companies can now recognize the changing landscape and invest prudently in process change and
Evolving customer expectations and an alarming need to make operations cost-effective are driving supply chain and logistics businesses across verticals to act upon the monumental visibility problem. Organizations are finally waking up to the fact that disparate supply chain units cannot work in silos anymore.
In a manual system, change management is not just a time-taking affair but also an expensive one. The time lost in rolling out these changes while inefficient processes that would continue to run, accumulates wastage owing to inefficiencies. The only way to minimize this bit is through automation.
Some words of wisdom that we have learned from our experience and customers, it’s not really a good idea to tick off the list of FTL (full-truckload) best practices while executing LTL (less-than-truckload) shipping. Let us quickly explain why.