In a recent article published by Progressive Railroading, editor Pat Foran comments on a recent survey of transportation and logistics executives on the effects of digitization on the industry. According to the survey, it is expected that transportation and logistics companies that have reached an advanced level of digitization will increase from 28% today to 71% in just the next three years. This technological leap will lead to increased revenues and decreased expenses for the transportation industry. Shippers must also keep up with these trends to remain competitive. However, carriers and shippers must first overcome the disparity between their workforce’s knowledge of the technology and the technology itself. Fifty percent of the executives surveyed cited lack of digital culture and training as one of their biggest inhibitors. The cost of upgrading to a modern digital infrastructure is also a challenge.
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