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Reshaping logistics, supply chain toward Logistics 4.0

  • I Dewa Made Agung Kertha Nugraha

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Jakarta   /   Wed, October 10, 2018   /  11:05 am
Reshaping logistics, supply chain toward Logistics 4.0 Mobile operator company Telkomsel continues to recover telecommunication infrastructure in Palu, Donggala and the surrounding areas in Central Sulawesi following the earthquake and tsunami that shattered the region on Friday. (Shutterstock/File)

Like other industries, transportation and logistics are currently facing immense changes and like all changes these produce both risk and opportunity. New technology, new market entrants, new customer expectations and new business models. There are various ways the sector could develop to meet these challenges, some evolutionary, others more revolutionary.

Logistics companies are confronting an era of unprecedented change as digitization takes hold and customer expectations evolve. New technologies are enabling greater efficiency and extra collaborative operating models; they are also reshaping the marketplace in a way that is only just starting to become apparent. New entrants, whether startups or the industry’s customers and suppliers are shaking up the sector as well.

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