In response to the supply chain challenges brought about by the epidemic, the layout of the supply chain will become more resilient-oriented, that is, willing to sacrifice some of the high cost and efficiency indicators in exchange for the flexibility and resilience of supply chain management.
The global logistics industry bears the brunt of the outbreak of the epidemic. In the early days of the epidemic, cities were closed, borders were closed, and flights were suspended, but at the same time, the demand for personal protective equipment and daily necessities also reached its peak. The surge in e-commerce shopping has put additional pressure on the global supply chain, and the recent delivery of vaccines has also added challenges to the supply chain. Life in the post-epidemic era is something the world is paying close attention to. What will the global logistics situation look like at that time? Of the innovations and shifts adopted during the pandemic, which ones will persist and impact international shipments? This article will answer them one by one.
India’s logistic market overview:
The Indian logistics industry which provides employment to more than 22 million people has grown at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.8 per cent during the last five years.
With the implementation of GST, the Indian logistics market is expected to reach about USD 215 billion in 2020, growing at a CAGR of 10.5 per.
The emergence and maturity of technologies such as big data, AI, artificial intelligence, IoT, blockchain, etc. have brought new models to many lifestyles, especially logistics. The integration of various new technologies has become the strongest backing for "smart logistics".
With the development of science and technology, especially the improvement of the level of automation control, more and more warehouses begin to use machines to replace human labor. In 2012, Amazon acquired KAVA Systems, and within two years, a large number of KAVA mobile robots were invested in the logistics center, which greatly improved the operation efficiency and reduced operating costs, thus setting off a boom in the application of AGV mobile robots in the warehouse sector.
The forklift is one of the most convenient tools and equipment for modern warehousing and logistics transportation. So, are you wondering what types of forklifts are there? What are the characteristics of various types of forklifts? Before purchasing a forklift, you must know the types of forklifts, and evaluate the use environment and usage before making a decision. This article will bring you an introduction to the types of forklifts, making it easier for you to choose one!