Manufacturing cyber security and why logistics should care

In an era defined by technological advancement and interconnected systems, the manufacturing industry is embracing digital transformation to fuel unprecedented efficiency and productivity. However, this evolution is accompanied by profound and growing cybersecurity challenges. Kory Daniels, CISO at Trustwave shared with us how the sector is fighting the challenge. ‘The sector’s extensive repositories of intellectual […]

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Is 2024 the start of the end of centralised manufacturing?

More companies are diving into the world of additive manufacturing (AM), integrating it into their factory operations alongside traditional processes. This move enables immediate and cost-effective manufacturing on-demand, revolutionising production methods. Gesa Schneide, Markforged’s Central European manager, shares insights into the evolving landscape of AM and what’s on the horizon for the manufacturing sector. More […]

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Volume increase in 2024 but High Street brands could still run out of steam

Comments from Steve Gell, Partnerships Director DeliveryApp. More predictions and expectations for 2024 in our January edition. Read it here. The logistics industry, and specifically courier industry has seen general volumes decrease in 2023 as economic pressures reduce consumer spending, this has given the sector the difficult task of balancing the fixed costs of supply & […]

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From AI to labour constraints: Five transportation industry trends to watch in 2024

By Nikolay Pargov, Chief Revenue Officer at Transporeon More predictions for 2024 can be found in our January 2024 edition here. 2023 has been challenging for the global transportation market. Interest rates rose sky-high to combat inflation, leaving many economies teetering on the brink of a recession. Meanwhile, load givers and receivers are again prioritising […]

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How soft managerial skills will drive retail & logistics in 2024

The industry might be focusing on technology in 2024 and rightly so, but it should not disregard soft managerial skills too. Comments from Scott Whiffin, executive director at supply chain and logistics consultancy, SCALA about the future of logistics & retail in 2024. You can read more about what the logistics industry expects in 2024 and […]

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Global transport costs to increase due to Red Sea Crisis

‘With trading vessels being targeted in the Red Sea, the cost of transporting goods globally will increase and inevitably trickle down to the end consumer,’ Nicole Hudson, Director at e2open, told The Logistics Point. 30% of global container traffic flows through the Suez Canal, as such it’s inevitable that businesses and consumers will have to deal with rising […]

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