The world of shipping and logistics is at a turning point. New innovations, growing technologies and expanding ideas geared toward efficiency are causing established companies to make huge leaps that smaller e-commerce businesses can’t always match.
To help you remain competitive in a shifting market, we’ve crafted this report to introduce you to the theory of the physical internet and look at a possible future for logistics. You can use the information to stay at the forefront of these sprouting innovations and be a step ahead of the competition.
- “Physical Internet,” Georgia Tech Physical Internet Center.
- Benoit Montreuil, “Toward a Physical Internet: Meeting the global logistics sustainability grand challenge,” Bundesvereinigung Logistik (BVL), 2011.
- Maria Jesus Saenz, “The Physical Internet: Logistics Reimagined?” Zaragoza Logistics Center, Feb. 26, 2016.
- David H. Freedman, “Tractor-trailers without a human at the wheel will soon barrel onto highways near you. What will this mean for the nation’s 1.7 million truck drivers?” MIT Technology Review, March/April 2017.
- “Global Marine Technology Trends 2030,” University of Southampton, QinetiQ and Lloyd’s Register, Aug. 15, 2015.