Pandemic speeds industry innovation “by years”, DHL trend report reveals


 

Covid-19 has accelerated logistics innovation, e-commerce and the sector’s digititalisation “by years”, according to DHL’s latest Logistics Trend Radar report. However, disruptive trends such as self-driving vehicles and drones have yet to deliver, held back by legislative and technical challenges as well as limited social acceptance, the report adds. Whilst e-commerce is growing rapidly the report notes it remains only a fraction of global consumer retail spending. It also predicts that B2B e-commerce, which dwarfs the consumer market size by […]