We look at what senior executives in transportation and logistics companies sector are saying about the transformative impact of Industry 4.0 on their companies and the wider sector.
It's clear that the buzz around Industry 4.0 has moved from what some had earlier seen as hype to investment and real results today. In a companion report to our 2016 Global Industry 4.0 Survey, we benchmarked the responses of 186 senior executives in transportation and logistics companies around the world.
We look at what transportation and logistics companies are doing already and the advances they expect to make in the next five years. Many are digitising essential functions within their internal vertical value chain as well as with their horizontal partners along the supply chain. In addition, they are enhancing their product portfolio with digital functionalities and introducing innovative, data based services.