Artificial intelligence is the future, says DHL

Artificial intelligence is set to play in increasing role in logistics, according to DHL, which has predicted 26 major trends for the logistics industry over the next five to ten years in its 2016 ‘Trend Radar’ report. DHL found that artificial intelligence and personalisation have influenced a number of the transformational trends in the report. This includes intelligent supply chains that use self-learning or machine learning systems. The logistics provider said that the impact of autonomous, and data-driven supply chains ‘provides an opportunity for previously unimaginable levels of optimisation in manufacturing, logistics, warehousing and last mile delivery’. It said that this could take place in less than five years, despite high set up costs discouraging early adoption in logistics. “Key trends featured in this year’s Logistics Trend Radar could transform…


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