From solely unmanned robots in warehouses to much-anticipated drones for order fulfillment—the present logistics industry is witnessing a massive transformational phase. As factors like speed of delivery, user experience, and accuracy keep getting increasingly crucial to be key service differentiators, businesses are bound to re-device far-fetched and agile strategies. The updated business models demand leveraging economies of scale coupled with being adept at meeting consumer needs. Artificial intelligence has already penetrated the space, the future of supply chain awaits complete automation and self-orchestration.
A rapidly evolving technological strand of logistics and supply chain management are creating strategic opportunities for organizations to build competitive edges. This unprecedented pace of change is anticipated to drive in more underlying technologies that would be cautiously adopted by industries globally. Logistics and supply chain solution providers of tomorrow are entailed to be leaner, faster and most importantly, self-governed.
The last couple of years have seen the emergence of Enterprise Logistics Providers equipped with a robust end-to-end service offering including domestic transportation, international logistics management, private fleet consulting, transportation management system (TMS) applications, warehouse sourcing, freight payment and audit, supply chain analytics, LEAN consulting, secondary packaging and more. Amidst the myriad of solutions present in the market, today, companies are looking out for reliable logistics partners that are geared up to reshape itself with the escalating consumer demand. In a bid to assist CIOs to identify the most advanced and trustworthy companies to partner with, the editorial board at CIO Applications has earnestly filtered the most prominent vendors and solution providers in the contemporary Logistics Technology arena. In the current issue, we present to you the “Top 25 Logistics Technology Solution Providers” of the year 2017.