- Less paperwork – increased use of technology to record data
- Cross docking depots without stock stored for long periods of time
- Interactive routing for transportation
- New vehicle systems
Third party logistics is expanding as outsourcing distribution has allowed businesses to focus on the manufacturing or retailing without having to spend time or money by creating their own distribution resources.
This has seen the increase in manufacturers and retailers joining up in partnership with international logistic providers such as Royale International.