In the fast-paced supply chain management and warehousing sector, things never stand still. Increasing consumer demands around delivery times are forcing the industry to change and develop quickly.
It’s only in quite recent times that customers have demanded next-day and same-day delivery. Since then we have become even more demanding, and requiring a specific one-hour delivery slot seems the norm now.
In fact, we’ve become so demanding that, according to Internet Retailing, the longest a customer is prepared to wait in a physical queue is just less than seven minutes.
So the warehousing industry needs to continue to develop at a fast pace to keep up with demand. Here are a few trends that you will see developing over the next twelve months.
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