The growth of supply chains and e-commerce have resulted in the need for more warehouses worldwide. Experts are predicting that the number of warehouses around the world will grow by 20% between 2018 and 2025. At the same time, warehousing costs are rising, and companies are spending approximately €300 billion (USD 346 billion) a year on warehousing, with operational costs accounting for 85% of that expenditure. (Sources: Interact Analysis & McKinsey) Today’s online shoppers demand a variety of delivery options, including delivery and in-home set up of Big & Bulky items. In addition, consumers expect a wide array of options in scheduling delivery. In fact, 36% of consumers report abandoning their shopping carts when there is a lack of availability in delivery windows. The logistics and warehousing sector in Asia Pacific is undergoing significant changes with increased merger and acquisition activity, which has led to better infrastructure creation. The supply chain industry has emerged as the indomitable sector, with logistic services becoming critical to maintaining the flow of essentials goods while well-placed warehousing assets have become vital to enable hyper-efficient deliveries across locations.
This webinar will look into how warehouse operators are now able to remotely monitor manpower productivity levels within warehouses, and track movements of assets and material handling equipment both outdoors and indoors via already available networks. It will also look into maintaining consumer satisfaction with the added complexity of various delivery types.