Cyber attacks have become an ever-increasing threat as today’s security landscape has changed due to digitization and inter connectivity. The increasing adoption of cloud computing and cloud storage services has instigated a massive transfer of data to this environment. Third party logistics (3PLs) services are no different – we’re all cloud users with the Internet of Things (IoT).
Retailers and manufacturers are facing re-alignment strategy initiatives as their supply chains adjust to the ongoing evolution and disruption of major market disruptors such as Amazon and shifting consumer shopping habits. To meet the market’s demands, companies are continuously revisiting their network strategies to ensure their existing operation is up-to-par and if not, determine what investments in processes, equipment and infrastructure are needed.