Gary Byrne from Panasonic System Solutions writes on some of the technologies expected to play an important role in the development of last mile logistics in the coming years. With the growth of e-commerce and significant environmental challenges, there is no doubt the industry will have to innovate to stay ahead of the game.


One of the biggest challenges facing the global logistics industry is whether it will have a sufficiently strong labour force in the next twenty years. In this context, how can global supply chains and logistics companies survive and thrive in the future?


Almost everything in our world today has become ‘Smart’. Smart cities, Smart homes, Smart TVs…the list is endless. But are the devices, machines and concepts we believe to be ‘Smart', truly ‘Smart’?


Today’s consumers expect real-time, always-on information to be accessible; increasing the pressure on companies to deliver around-the-clock. This is how Virgin Trains is transforming maintenance through remote monitoring.