Digitalising Logistics - 7 Key Benefits

| August 22, 2019

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The arrival of online markets like Amazon and Skyscanner for consumers and SAP Ariba and Alibaba for enterprises have revolutionised our lives. Mobile applications and websites have extended our buying power exponentially and inspired new business models. As yet, the logistics sector, the backbone of the economy globally, remains unorganised and, to a great extent, offline. The industry is huge estimated by the World Bank to account for an average of 13% of GDP across the world and the potential for digitisation is untapped.

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