The future of logistics:
TIMOCOM and Roland Berger publish FreightTech white paper
Together with Roland Berger, TIMOCOM has published a white paper on the development and definition of ‘FreightTech’ within the logistics industry. It identifies current and future digital technologies that will influence and change the entire value-added chain within the next five years.
- Maximise prices and market share by providing a new level of value for customers.
- Increase cost efficiencies in operational and sales processes by creating optimal data flows.
- Use innovation from other market participants to utilise and further develop growth opportunities.
- Integration – includes the use of cloud computing and digital ecosystems such as logistics platforms or blockchain ledgers to connect market participants and standardise processes.
- Automation – includes both static and mobile systems such as 3D printing and autonomous vehicles, and simplifies adherence to various regulations.
- Intelligence – includes big-data processing and analysis for calculating optimal delivery and distribution planning, artificial intelligence and machine learning for predicting deviations from the plan, and sensors and connectivity for tracking and sorting goods in order to provide real-time visualisation within the supply chain.
TIMOCOM GmbH is a mid-sized FreightTech company. The IT and data specialist uses smart, safe and simple solutions to support its customers in achieving their logistics goals. More than 43,000 verified companies are connected via TIMOCOM's Smart Logistics System, where up to 750,000 international freight and vehicle space offers are entered every day.
Roland Berger, founded in 1967, is the only leading global consultancy with German heritage and of European origin. With 2,400 employees working in 35 countries, the company has successful operations in all major international markets. Roland Berger has 52 offices in central economic locations around the globe. The consulting company is an independent partnership wholly owned by around 230 partners.