New report from Access: ‘Keeping The Wheels Turning’ May 2020

May 27, 2020

A White Paper from Access, ‘Keeping The Wheels Turning: How can logistics and retail step up to new challenges’ is now available as a free download.

The report looks to the future to help logistics providers and retailers prepare their businesses for expected changes in the post-pandemic landscape. While nobody can be sure how the future will pan out, one thing is certain – COVID-19 has highlighted the fragility of some supply chains and of bricks-and-mortar operations.

Those able to safely continue to fulfil online orders are finding a surge, whilst those with no online presence are struggling. Going forward therefore, retailers are more likely to invest in greater e-commerce capability in response to lessons learned during the lockdown. To do so they will need to reassess their logistics planning – and the warehousing/fulfilment industry must be ready.

This guide, in which UKWA CEO Peter Ward contributes insights into the impact on logistics firms and what they can do to protect their operations, shines a spotlight on the current and future challenges facing logistics, with a focus on SME 3PLs, wholesalers and online retailers.

Whatever lies ahead, businesses will need to be flexible if they are to step up to the challenges of an increasingly online world and this report provides timely advice.

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