6. Logistics Future Trends
Department of Industrial Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
This chapter introduces the main future trends of logistics. Impacts of emerging concepts, methods, and technologies have brought changes in different sectors of logistics industry. Major changes that are expected to become more influential over time form trends. Identifying the effective trends of a wide area and an ever-changing subject such as logistics is not easy, but here we introduce some of the major trends. Investigating the existing literature of logistics and studying different reports led to the structure for this chapter. First, we discuss three main influences and their effects on the logistics sector, ...