Logistics in 2020 looks at the future of the logistics industry and the continuing impact of certain trends on global trade. Multimodal transportation will continue to play a major role in getting products to consumers across the globe --whatever the channel: air, sea, train, road. Goods crossing borders, with storms, conflicts and the supply chain becoming more complex daily.
Trends discussed in this whitepaper include:
"¢ Dominance of China as a trade nation "¢ Importance of improved supply chain links with emerging economies "¢ Resurgence in popularity of near-shore and on-shoring "¢ Impact of ever-increasing fuel costs on margins