Simply put, logistics is “getting the right things at the right time at the right location at minimal cost”. But you know that this definition is very simplified and no longer applies to modern logistics. You are dealing with Value Added Logistics, quality controls, same-day delivery, and last-mile solutions. There seems to be an eternal struggle between cost minimization and optimum service.
With a tight labor market and small margins, automation is often a practical investment. That may not sound innovative. But it is precisely a practical move that gives you the space to engage in innovative projects. Because with the right tools you can process larger volumes with minimal (manual) operations, so you don’t have to burden your colleagues with additional administrative tasks.
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