Logistics goes automatic

If the sector is dominated by Asian and American players, Amazon in the lead, the French have not thrown in the towel.

The United Kingdom is looking for no less than 50,000 drivers for its trucks, the United States is asking its dockers to work more to unblock the ports … The global supply chain is under tension. But while recruitments are trickling down, new technologies provide new solutions. “The promise of digital is to increase productivity, a way to overcome the fragility of global supply chains», Summarizes Helmut Reisinger, Managing Director of Orange Business Services.

After imagining a world made up of autonomous trucks and drones capable of dropping pizza directly on the kitchen table, the logistics sector is returning to more down-to-earth considerations. Exit the truck without driver. “Other road users are not ready to pass 33 tonnes without someone behind the wheel», Summarizes a spokesperson for Daimler.

Amazon in the lead

The German manufacturer, far ahead in the field, is focusing

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