More than 60% of Logistics Companies Plan to Use Data and AI to Ship Goods Ahead of Purchase Orders: Ericsson Survey

Ericsson | August 10, 2020

More than 60% of Logistics Companies Plan to Use Data and AI to Ship Goods Ahead of Purchase Orders: Ericsson Survey
More than 60% of logistics companies will use data and artificial intelligence to ship goods ahead of purchase orders in the next three to five years, according to an Ericsson survey of nearly 2,000 logistics professionals from China, Germany, Sweden and the United States. Of the individuals surveyed, 667 were in decision-making roles. Seven in 10 decision makers surveyed said their business will need to be part of a broader logistics industry information sharing system, to have the visibility required to send the right type and quantity of goods to a client before they've been ordered, which Ericsson described as "preemptive logistics." About one-third of respondents said the inability to quickly share accurate information between customers and suppliers is a roadblock for their business. Disruption from the COVID-19 pandemic has amplified that challenge.

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