Supply Chain Thematic Viewpoints, Forecast to 2030

Key Themes Driving Innovation, New Business Models and Creating New Opportunities in the Supply Chain

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Technological revolutions in the logistics space have resulted in minimizing the current complexities and creating new opportunities for value-chain participants. Key future themes, including artificial intelligence, autonomous technologies, digital platforms and Blockchain are expected to create much disruption in the value chain and give rise to new participants, business models, and disintermediation among others. From self-running trucks to automated contracts, the supply chain is ripe for innovation. This is expected to create much disruption in the value chain and give rise to new business models and, potentially, even lead to disinter-mediation within the supply chain. For instance, the industry is makin

Research Highlights

This research service offers a detailed analysis on each of these thematic viewpoints with timelines of impact, empirical evidence, and key participants to watch out for that benefit from these revolutionary transitions. Discover how these segments are disrupting the market:

  • Digital Freight Brokerage: Trace the trend of “Uberization of logistics” based on crowdsourcing and shared economy models.
  • Artificial Intelligence: Gain an insight into when the technology will become mainstream from a regulatory and commercial perspective; also spot how they are being used for last-mile connectivity and enabling new agile business models in the supply chain.
  • Autonomous Fleet: From mobile autonomous forklifts to autonomous trucks, understand why the logistics industry is focusing on this segment.
  • Blockchain: Identify ways in which the technology is being used to enable contractual relationships

Key Issues Addressed

  • Which are the major technology trends disrupting the logistics space?
  • How are these technologies giving rise to new supply chain models?
  • What are the implications of these themes on the supply chain?
  • What drivers and levers should be tracked to monetize these opportunities?
  • Discover how these trends are disrupting the market and the traditional industry’s business model with this Frost & Sullivan research.

Author: Archana Devi Vidyasekar


Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary
Executive Summary
2. Introduction
Scope of Study
List of Definitions
List of Acronyms and Abbreviations
3. Artificial Intelligence
Evolution of AI Systems
AI Technology Use Cases
Machine Learning Applications
Commercialized AI Technologies From Key Participants
Application of AI in Major Disrupted Industries
Geographic Activity—AI Start-up Distribution
Key Trend Levers for Transportation and Logistics
5–10 Year Trend Opportunity Timeline
Key Opportunities in Transportation and Logistics
4. Autonomous Operations
Autonomous Technologies
Autonomous Robots
Autonomous Commercial Vehicles
Autonomous Drones
Geographic Activity—Automation Readiness Index
Geographic Activity—Drone Regulation
Key Trend Levers for Transportation and Logistics
5–10 Year Trend Opportunity Timeline
Autonomous Operations
Logistics Applications—Indoor Logistics
Logistics Applications—Long-haul Transportation
Logistics Applications—Last-mile Delivery
Logistics Applications—Autonomous Infrastructure
5. Digital Freight Brokerage
Digital Freight Brokerage Evolution
Road Freight Capacity Utilization Inefficiency
Road Freight Market
Digitalization of Freight Marketplace
Digital Freight Brokerage Ecosystem
Ocean Freight Brokerage
Geographic Activity
Key Trend Levers for Transportation and Logistics
5–10 Year Trend Opportunity Timeline
Digital Freight Brokerage Business Models
Business Models
Digital Freight Brokerage—Competitive Landscape
6. Blockchain
Types of Blockchain
Blockchain Market Trends
Blockchain for Fleets
Geographic Activity—Blockchain Start-up Ecosystem
Key Trend Levers for Transportation and Logistics
5-10 Year Trend Opportunity Timeline
Blockchain Applications
Legal Disclaimer
7. Appendix
List of Exhibits

List of Figures & Charts

1. Total Road Freight Market, US and EU, 2017
2. Potential Improvements From Digital Freight Brokerage, Global, 2017

1. Overview of AI Systems, Global, 2018
2. Applications of AI Systems in Logistics, Global, 2018
3. AI Market: Degree of Complexity Versus Extent of Mass Adoption, Global, 2018
4. AI Start-up Distribution, Global, 2017
5. Industrial Logistics Robots Market: Market Size and Growth Potential, Global, 2014–2020
6. Autonomous Commercial Vehicles: Key Market Trends, Global, 2018–2025
7. First- and Last-mile Delivery of Delivery Drones, Global, 2018
8. Automation Readiness Index, Global, 2018
9. Autonomous Operations in Logistics, Global, 2018
10. Freight Brokerage Evolution, Global, 2018
11. Road Freight Capacity Utilization Inefficiencies, LTL, Global, 2017
12. Utilization Rates and Efficiency Analysis—Trucks, Global, 2017
13. Digitalization of Freight Marketplace: Case of Improved Utilization for LTL, Global, 2017
14. Changing Freight Brokerage Ecosystem, Global, 2017
15. Inefficiencies in the Traditional Ocean Freight Industry, Global, 2018
16. Digital Freight Brokerage Activity, Global, 2018
17. Blockchain—Disruptive Opportunity, Global, 2017–2018
18. Blockchain Startup Ecosystem: Funding by Year, Global, 2012–2016
19. Blockchain Intellectual Property: Patents Published, Global, 2015–2017

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