Logistics: From the digital to the intelligent age

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Logistics: From the digital to the intelligent age

Published 31 julio 2020

Sally Morris-Smith, a partner in the real estate team at international law firm DAC Beachcroft, examines the impact of six key technologies on business models in the Logistics sector.

Technology will create opportunities for new players and shift established business models. It will re-shape the manufacturing process, in some cases boosting trade, in others reducing it. Transport, warehousing and delivery of goods will all be affected, as will land values. The location of some warehousing will change, for example, if drone delivery reduces the need for easy access to road networks. Size and design will be affected with increased use of robots. Future proofing and flexibility to accommodate evolving technology will be key to maximising investment in the sector.

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Sally Morris-Smith

Sally Morris-Smith

Manchester

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Nicola Fairbairn

Nicola Fairbairn

Newcastle

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Andrew Boulton

Andrew Boulton

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