The briefing examines how transport and storage industry performs globally and in the largest countries in terms of transport and storage output. The report also provides data for production, market size, imports, exports, industry’s costs, industry’s profitability and number of companies. The industry and market overview provide benchmarks against other countries in the region.
Decarbonisation of the transport industry remains one of the key global priorities, given the significant role the industry plays in carbon emissions. Amid the rising environmental awareness, governments and companies across the globe continue to focus on transition towards more sustainable transportation and storage systems.
Integration of autonomous and robotic solutions into the transport and storage industry increases efficiency and speed of processes, and reduces labour costs. Acute staff shortages and need for contactless interaction during the pandemic have accelerated the development and adoption of automation by different segments of the industry.
Introduction of digital technologies continues to bring positive changes for the industry, including improved operational efficiency, flexibility, safety and transparency, as well as cost saving. Hence, the use of big data and artificial intelligence (AI), cloud computing and blockchain technology continue to play a significant role in the transport and storage industry.
The rapid expansion of e-commerce and increasing consumers’ demand for convenience have underscored the importance of last mile logistics. In order to slash supply chain costs and minimise delivery times, logistics companies and online retailers continue to invest into last mile fulfilment and distribution centres, as well as fleet expansion.
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