The Evolution of Automation
Automation is a key way of reducing transport costs in the future explains Tim Fawkes of independent transport management experts 3T Logistics (www.3t-europe.com).
- They can provide a platform for collaborative solutions between large numbers of different shippers using a carrier network approach across their businesses. This can help reduce as much as 10% of transport cost whilst improving service levels.
- Utilising state of the art technology, the companies that develop web based systems are constantly updating and refining them to stay on top of a highly competitive and fast moving market. It is a different approach to the older legacy based, enterprise based software solutions.
- Lower systems fees results in less complacency as, developers are kept on their toes in order to stay ahead of the ever-changing and advancing technical revolution.