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Future Trends Shaping Transportation


Authors: MARY HOLCOMB , MARY LONG, ALAN AMLING

Publication Date: October 1, 2020

The 2020 pandemic highlighted the importance of end-to-end supply chain visibility. Where were all the products missing from store shelves? Answering that question required visibility to the physical location, status, and condition of the product in motion. Visibility is more easily achieved within the four walls of a manufacturing facility or distribution center; once a product is out on the ocean, rails, or roadways, establishing continuous connectivity and visibility becomes a far greater challenge, particularly in global settings. Hence, this timely dive into a deeper look at the future of transportation, the chief agent of motion in our global supply chains.

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