New technologies, such as the cloud and artificial intelligence, have transformed pharmaceutical supply chains from materials supplier to manufacturer, wholesaler to pharmacy and on to patients
Forward-thinking technologies are being used to improve efficiency in the last mile of deliveries, which still account for a sizeable portion of supply chain costs and much of the traffic on our roads
While mobile phone users and service providers debate the relative cost and uses of 5G, the sector most likely to benefit from the high-performance network is the logistics industry
Coupled with data from the internet of things, extended reality is changing the way people work and driving industrial innovation
In an era of ever-rising ecommerce, consumers and delivery firms increasingly demand cleaner logistics, but who is driving change?
Dealing with returns can be a logistical headache and can hit profits hard, but a clear strategy can help ease the pain
An unambiguous and workable contract, which enables a supplier to deliver on their promises, is an essential link in any successful supply chain
Changing production and market conditions are impacting on the logistics industry, writes Chris Johnston