Why new technology could make life easier – and harder – for Logistics companies

The Defining Labour Challenge of our Time
At a time when our ‘always-on’ economy means that consumers expect responsiveness 24 hours per day, logistics companies are under pressure like never before.

To stay competitive, many are turning to technology. From driverless vehicles and drones, to AI, digitisation and automation; new technologies are beginning to transform the industry.

Yet even as organisations adopt these solutions, the opportunities they offer are opening up another set of challenges – namely, how to ensure the workforce has the skills needed to make these new technologies work. In an industry already facing skills shortages, these innovations could (paradoxically) be about to make life a lot harder for employers.

To find out why – and learn what smart employers are doing – see our latest blog: Going digital in logistics.