Sony Pixel Power calrec Sony

Cloud use is lagging behind in logistics

26/10/2021

Cloud Use Is Lagging Behind in Logistics

Joint study by Arvato Systems and Bundesvereinigung Logistik e.V.

Comprehensive survey of company-wide collaboration in transport logistics and intralogistics

Presentation of results at Deutscher Logistik-Kongress in Berlin

Berlin / Bremen / G tersloh, Germany - Cross-company collaboration between logistics specialists is increasingly becoming the central focus in facing challenges in international and domestic supply chains. How does IT influence collaboration? And what are the perspectives for digitalization in logistics? These are questions that Bundesvereinigung Logistik (BVL) looked into in a comprehensive study carried out together with Arvato Systems. One of the topics explored was cloud use in logistics. Bernd Jaschinski-Sch rmann, Head of Digital Supply Chain Management at Arvato Systems, presented the results of the study at Deutscher Logistik-Kongress held last week in Berlin.

More than 590 logistics specialists took part in the study, which provides a comprehensive survey of company-wide collaboration in transport logistics and intralogistics. One of the key findings of the study is that there is still scope for greater cooperation. Retailers, in particular, tend to rate the intensity of cooperation lower than industrial companies and logistics service providers. IT and cloud technologies, even more so, are key factors singled out by most respondents. At the same time, more work remains to be done in logistics, particularly in this area. As it currently stands, only about 50 percent of logistics service providers are working in the cloud to simplify company-wide collaboration. There are a number of key tools and systems that are not yet connected, an area where there continues to be room for improvement. However, most respondents realize that action is needed to address this issue, and companies are very open to investing in related technologies.

What surprised me most was that around ten percent of companies surveyed are not using any IT systems at all while around 20 percent are not utilizing an ERP or warehouse management system, reports Bernd Jaschinski-Sch rmann. By contrast, businesses that already rely heavily on cloud technologies see themselves as digital pioneers and are most satisfied with internal collaboration at their company.

BVL's Managing Director, Dr. Christian Grotemeier, adds, Logistics requires that the whole company work as a team. It is essential to supplying consumers and businesses alike. Many companies still have a lot of work ahead of them when it comes to connecting all of their IT systems in order to create an end-to-end, digital supply chain.

No to data silos, yes to AI and paperless processesThe respondents see a bright future for logistics. A majority of those surveyed believe that data silos will soon be a thing of the past and that paperless processes and AI in warehouse operations will grow significantly. Two-third of respondents are likewise of the opinion that companies who share data will be more successful over the long term. Only 21 percent, on the other hand, believe that it is highly likely that freight forwarders will exclusively use digital freight marketplaces in the future.

A majority of respondents give digitalization in Germany poor marks. 56 percent believe that less progress has been made in this area than in other EU countries. The study revealed a number of interesting differences across various areas of logistics. For instance, nearly 70 percent of respondents believe that intralogistics is better positioned (29 percent) or just as well-positioned (40 percent) in terms of digitalization than other fields of logistics. In contrast, only 12 percent of respondents feel that transport logistics is better positioned. Forty-seven percent feel their company has made similar progress to other companies, while 34 percent believe they have made less. It is also worth noting that 61 percent of the respondents see their own company in a better position or at least just as well positioned as other companies in their industry, while only 35 percent believe their company is behind their competitors.

You can download the complete study here (in German language).
LINK: https://www.arvato-systems.com/more/press/cloud-use-is-lagging-behind-...
See more stories from arvato

Europe Stories

03/12/2021

Beverley Callard joins cast of Newark, Newark

Thursday 2 December 2021 Beverley Callard (Coronation Street) is set to star as Pauline in Golds recently announced comedy, Newark, Newark. The series is produc...

02/12/2021

Hitachi Selected by the University of Tsukuba for its Second Proton Therapy System

First-ever additional proton therapy center order from an existing facility in J...

02/12/2021

How Take 1 helps broadcasters and streaming services meet the demand for subtitled and localised content

TVBEurope talks to Take 1 CEO Louise Tapia about the companys work providing sub...

02/12/2021

Alibi secures UK broadcasting rights for Pretty Hard Cases, fronted by Meredith MacNeill and Adrienne C. Moore

1st December 2021 UKTV today announces that Alibi has secured rights to the UK b...

02/12/2021

Net Insight delivers JPEG XS to Nimbra media network customers

Net Insight's automatable JPEG XS products for IP and Cloud deliver resource savings Stockholm, Sweden - Net Insight announces the launch of JPEG XS applic...

02/12/2021

Signal source analyzer from Rohde & Schwarz in operation at laboratories of US Air Force

Signal source analyzer from Rohde & Schwarz in operation at laboratories of US A...

02/12/2021

Riedel Continues Growth Path and Expands Leadership Structure

Wuppertal December 2, 2021 Riedel Continues Growth Path and Expands Leadership Structure As part of its global growth strategy, the Riedel Group announces a s...

02/12/2021

Nokia to drive KDDI's 5G transition with standalone core and monetization solutions

Nokia to drive KDDI's 5G transition with standalone core and monetization so...

02/12/2021

Nokia Corporation financial calendar for 2022

Nokia Corporation financial calendar for 2022 Nokia Corporation Stock Exchange Release 2 December 2021 at 08:00 EET Nokia Corporation financial calendar ...

02/12/2021

Nokia deploys 400GE IP solution to enable TOP-IX to scale its interconnection infrastructure and expand its service portfolio

Nokia deploys 400GE IP solution to enable TOP-IX to scale its interconnection in...

02/12/2021

Fujifilm wins top award for its service operation

Fujifilm wins top award for its service operation Fujifilm's UK Graphics Service team wins big at the European Field Service Awards December 2, 2021 Pr...

02/12/2021

Eutelsat's Konnect Africa and Vodacom partner to bring high-speed broadband to unserved regions of Tanzania

Photo credit: (Shutterstock) Press release - 2 December 2021 13:07 Eutelsa...

02/12/2021

Enterprise And Media Organizations Drive Revenue, Engagement, And Demand With Brightcove Solutions, Independent Study Reveals

All Press ReleasesShare All Press Releases Enterprise And Media Organization...

02/12/2021

EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2021 winners trust in ARRI's Super 35 and LF cameras

Toru , Poland, became a top destination for cinematographers and cinephiles once again this November when Camerimage rolled out its red carpets. After last year...

02/12/2021

MediaKind and Arqiva partner to break down the barriers to cloud migration with unique, fully-managed video service

Launch of a pioneering Media & Entertainment partnership enabling cloud migratio...

02/12/2021

2021-12-02

Apple today revealed the 2021 App Store Award winners, recognising the 15 best apps and games that helped users tap into personal passions, discover creative ou...

02/12/2021

RT Creative Futures | Ireland's Media Future

RT Creative Futures, which recently took place in UCD, gathered 20 aspiring media professionals from communities traditionally under-represented in the Irish m...

02/12/2021

New appointments to EBU Executive Board

New appointments to EBU Executive Board...

02/12/2021

LiveU Expands its Live Production Platform with the Launch of Air Control, A Cloud Solution For Live Production Workflow Orchestration

LiveU Expands its Live Production Platform with the Launch of Air Control, A Clo...

02/12/2021

Im A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here! Thursday 2 December preview (video

Im A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here! Thursday 2 December preview (video) Frankie and Naughty Boy take on todays Trial, Castle Scary-Oke. Watch and embed this...

02/12/2021

How do we win the war for media and innovation talent?

How do we win the war for media and innovation talent?...

02/12/2021

RT Brings Christmas Home with Magical Seasonal Schedule

Join us for heart-warming, joyful and unmissable moments in entertainment, drama, and documentaries Brand new specials top the line-up for a magical Christma...

01/12/2021

Learn More About the Audio Aura in Your Spotify 2021 Wrapped With Aura Reader Mystic Michaela

The songs we listen to and the playlists we create are reflections of us. They m...

01/12/2021

DJ Moore Kismet Uses Spotify Artist Wrapped To Learn About Their Fans-and Themself

Wrapped isn't just for fans-it's for creators too. And today, Spotify fo...

01/12/2021

Global Head of Brand Design Rasmus Wangelin Explains the Creative Behind Spotify 2021 Wrapped

Spotify Wrapped: You eagerly anticipate its arrival. You swoon over the in-app e...

01/12/2021

Lo que Ms Escuch el Mundo en 2021

Si el 2020 fue el a o que puso al mundo de cabeza, el 2021 fue el a o en que nos acostumbramos a ver las cosas al rev s. Con la noci n de lo normal arrojada p...

01/12/2021

The Wait Is Over. Your Spotify 2021 Wrapped Is Here.

What did your 2021 sound like? Did you fall back in love with a past favorite artist, sample a genre you'd never listened to before, or binge true crime pod...

01/12/2021

What the World Streamed Most in 2021

If 2020 was the year that flipped the world on its head, 2021 was the year that we got used to seeing things upside down. With normal thrown out the window, p...

01/12/2021

GSMA Unveils MWC Barcelona Committed Community'

Health and safety plan updated for 2022 event 01 December 2021, London: As MWC Barcelona returns for another in-person event in 2022, the health and safety of...

01/12/2021

Star Trek: Discovery beams up virtual production for new series

Show filmed season four at Pixomondos virtual production stage in Toronto By Jenny Priestley Published: December 1, 2021 Updated: December 2, 2021 Show fi...

01/12/2021

A DiGiCo past leads naturally to a DiGiCo future in

Located in the eastern Dutch town of Hengelo, the Metropool is a long-established live music venue featuring a huge range of acts and genres. It moved to its pr...

01/12/2021

VEON concludes Russia tower transaction

Amsterdam, 01 December 2021 - VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a leading global provider of connectivity and internet services, today announc...

01/12/2021

Sky's Game Zero achieves net zero status

Sky has today published a case study revealing that Game Zero, the Premier League match held between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea in September, achieved net ze...

01/12/2021

Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts and Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament of Houses coming exclusively to Sky & NOW

Sky & NOW will be celebrating Harry Potter's 20th anniversary in style this ...

01/12/2021

Rohde & Schwarz demonstrates robust data link communication for rotary wing aircraft

Rohde & Schwarz demonstrates robust data link communication for rotary wing airc...

01/12/2021

From the lab to the proving ground: Rohde & Schwarz and Audi cooperate on Cellular-V2X road traffic scenario testing

From the lab to the proving ground: Rohde & Schwarz and Audi cooperate on Cellul...

01/12/2021

Managing the VOD Explosion: A Land of Opportunity

By Tom Jahr, General Manager at NAGRA DVNor I was recently joined by a fantastic line-up of panelists where we discussed the VOD explosion we're all curren...

01/12/2021

PVOD Blog Series - Part One: How complicated can it be? Five Considerations and Challenges of PVOD Content Distribution

By Rafael Rivera, Solutions Marketing Manager Friday night, a long week behind ...

01/12/2021

Fujifilm announces additional surcharge for its aluminium offset printing plates

Fujifilm announces additional surcharge for its aluminium offset printing plates December 1, 2021 Print Fujifilm announces today that it will be adding an...

01/12/2021

2021-12-01

Over the past 15 years, Apple customers have played a critical role in (RED)'s fight to end AIDS through support to the Global Fund, which provides critical...

01/12/2021

Record win for Ireland over Georgia draws record audience to RT2

The Republic of Ireland's record 11-0 win over Georgia last night in their FIFA Women's World Cup 2023 qualifier in Tallaght Stadium also drew a record ...

01/12/2021

Barco 's expanding Alliance program elevates ClickShare to the most universally compatible solution for hybrid meetings

Barco 's expanding Alliance program elevates ClickShare to the most universa...

01/12/2021

ITV launch star-studded Christmas Ad with Britain Get Talking message

ITV launch star-studded Christmas Ad with Britain Get Talking message The UK's most recognised mental health campaign returns ITV and STV's groundbre...

01/12/2021

Im A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here! Wednesday 1 December preview (video)

Im A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here! Wednesday 1 December preview (video) Naughty Boy, Adam and Simon take on The Savage Stakeout in tonights Im A Celebrity......

01/12/2021

New Survey from Dolby Reveals Shifts in Music Listening Behavior Among Adults in the U.S.

1 December 2021, 05:30 (PST) New Survey from Dolby Reveals Shifts in Music List...

01/12/2021

MADSACK Media Group and Sportcast GmbH found joint venture for TV outside broadcasts

MADSACK Media Group and Sportcast GmbH found joint venture for TV outside broadc...

30/11/2021

5 Reasons To Switch to Spotify Premium This Holiday Season

During the holidays, the right audio can add that perfect finishing touch to a white elephant gift swap or cookie decorating party. Curating the listening exper...

30/11/2021

iDirect Government Debuts Evolution Defense 4.4 Software with Enhanced Security

Complete CSIR Interference Mitigation Solutions Round Out Security Features for MILSATCOM Herndon, Va., November 30, 2021 - iDirect Government (iDirectGov), a...