Ulm, 28 November 2022 – Supply chains have always been defined by uncertainty. This has remained the case in 2022. From rising inflation to labour strikes and the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war, this year has certainly thrown up its fair share of challenges and disruptions.
But the industry has also evolved. As we look ahead to 2023 and beyond, several trends will transform the way companies design and manage their supply chains. These include:
- A shrinking labour force: with companies struggling to drive innovation because people are too busy with their day-to-day jobs, the ability to “do more with less” will become increasingly critical.
- Sustainable decision-making: whether driven by regulators, shareholders, or consumers, sustainability has become a key factor. This means companies will have to expand their definition of end-to-end supply chain visibility.
- Collaboration at the core: supply chain companies must be prepared to work closely with their partners to address the challenges they are facing more effectively. Collaboration is no longer optional.
Transporeon’s 2023 Pulse report goes deeper into the trends that are shaping the transportation industry as we head into 2023. It also outlines the rise of the platform era – an era that moves away from manual processing, inside-out thinking and siloed and sub-optimised processes towards connected networks of trading partners.
The full Transportation Pulse Report 2023 can be accessed here.