Top 20 Logistics Technology Solution Companies - 2016
Omni channel-enabling technologies continue to rule the roost when it comes to the outstanding trends in supply chain management today. The evolving nature of e-commerce and its growing impact on the global economy is clearly influencing the adoption rates of omni-channel logistics technologies. The need to integrate business processes and technologies is greater than ever before as indicated by the rapid adoption rates of innovative logistics solutions. Agile inventory management and supply chain innovations such as next-shoring are re-defining how enterprises align their business needs with ever increasing customer expectations. Having proved their mettle as the backbone of retail, the expectation from logistics providers today ranges from personalized and dynamic delivery options to fulfillment services at competitive price levels.
In the face of high profile data breaches and other hacking incidents, growing concerns over security vulnerabilities of the digital world has affected how the modern day IT-enabled supply chains function. The introduction of innovative digital identifiers that allow for tamper-proof identification of merchandise and personnel is raising the bar for security and resiliency in logistics. Furthermore, the profound impact of technologies such as big data analytics, Internet of Things, and self-learning systems, is contributing substantially to the digitalization of the logistics processes. Logistics Solutions providers are fast adapting to the changing trends in different industries by developing solutions that cater to the specific needs and challenges of diverse sectors.
In order to assist CIOs identify the right solutions providers, a distinguished panel comprising of CEOs, CIOs, CTOs and analysts including the CIOReview editorial board has shortlisted the companies that are at the forefront of tackling the challenges in the logistics space. In our selection we looked at the vendor's capability to fulfill the needs of manufacturers through supply chains that support core business processes of various industries.
We present to you CIOReview’s 20 Most Promising Logistics Technology Solution Providers of 2016.