Living in a hyper-connected logistics industry, it is difficult to ascertain the type of new technological advances that will take place to reduce the cost and time of big business houses. In this modern era where every role and functions are transferring from humanoids to robots, third-party logistics companies should start working on these aspects to gain productivity.
With the growth in the logistics landscape, there are several technologies that will impact the industry in some way or another. Look at the progress mentioned below which might star in the near future.
More use of RFID, AIDC, and the Internet of Things
Internet of Things (IOT) is a network of physical devices that are embedded with sensors that are embedded with sensors which enable easy fetch or exchange of data of devices and make date flexible and secure.
(AIDC) Automatic identification and data capture image, audio or video to read an item or object. With this gradation, it is easy to know the real-time location of delivery, the estimated time for delivery or the reasons for delayed delivery.
(RFID) Radio Frequency Identification uses electromagnetic fields to identify or locate the ships with the items. This method can easily retrieve information or details of each transaction.
The above advancements will help to reduce the downtime by enhancing the workflow of shipment to meet the customer's, and provider's demand.