Don’t Mistake Today’s “Whack-A-Mole” Logistics Regime for A New Era of Global Supply Chain Management
The on-going congestion in logistics around the world—both within and across countries, from China, to the U.S. to the U.K. and Europe and beyond – has led to vivid scenes of gridlock. Cargo ships moor offshore wait to berth.
The largest muscles in the human body are in the back. Yet, we work hard to put up an attractive front as an indicator of strength. Businesses are run similarly. The global market size of marketing tech is seven times that of logistics tech, despite the global market size of logistics being twice that of e-commerce. This gap is filling faster than meets the eye. Here's why.
COVID-19 lockdowns supercharged a trend that was already underway: Manufacturers, retailers and consumers alike have come to expect rapid, reliable, transparent transport of goods.
The logistics industry has had a rough few years. Covid-19, the Ever Given, and other hiccups have led to large-scale supply chain disruptions, confusing new rules and restrictions, and tumultuous shifts in customers demand.