Connectivity is totally changing the way in which fleets operate. Real-time visibility on the likes of assets and remote equipment, wireless engine software revisions, instantaneous customer-service feedback, dynamic routing and scheduling is having a fundamental impact on how organisations drive efficiencies and deliver compelling customer experiences. And this is just the tip of the iceberg for what connectivity can bring.
Formula One pit crews can change a tyre in less than three seconds. This impressive achievement is difficult to replicate outside the track; instead, tyre maintenance in real life situations is a time-consuming and costly issue.
Following the outcome of the EU Referendum, where the majority of those who voted decided in favour of leaving the EU (51.9 per cent compared to 48.1 per cent), key industry players have offered their views on the potential consequences and the way forward for the supply chain logistics sector. This article includes just some of the many opinions that have come our way since the result was announced.
Staying in the EU does not mean ‘no change’ and leaving does not mean regulatory freedom – the vote itself creates volatility.
British businesses trading with EU countries face three possible outcomes if the UK chooses to withdraw – the so-called Brexit option – in the referendum on 23 June. These alternatives can be dubbed the Norway, Switzerland and China scenarios.