There are four trends that logistics companies must follow to stay competitive in 2017, according to Minneapolis-based supply chain software provider HighJump Software Inc.
In order to meet customer demands for simpler, faster, and more profitable delivery of goods, supply chain firms must apply digital transformation to their logistics processes, HighJump executives said Monday at the firm's Elevate user conference in Orlando, Fla.
Simply turning manual processes into digital workflow is not enough to reap the rewards of the strategy, however, HighJump Chief Strategy Officer Ross Elliott said in a release. A complete digital solution should enhance supply chain workflows with four specific business properties, Elliott said.
HighJump's four trends include:
HighJump currently supports these four approaches with its existing line of solutions, and plans to expand those offerings with a series of launches planned for later this year, Elliott said.