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Can Contactless Delivery Help the Logistics Sector During Pandemics?

By Logistics Tech Outlook | Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Contactless Delivery allows delivery businesses to continue capturing relevant proof of deliveries while maintaining social distancing and ensuring safety amongst both the drivers and customers.

FREMONT, CA: With the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak disrupting the world, the need for social distancing and reducing physical contact points in business operations have become urgent priorities. Organizations are implementing, and customers are accepting the new delivery and tracking methods, along with other innovations, that will make this so.

Autonomous driving proved essential in the country's fight against COVID-19, with dozens of driverless vehicles moving medical supplies and food for frontline healthcare workers into infected areas.

Artificial Intelligence can conduct basic warehouse operations, conducting inventory and processing other information. It can even predict the demand for certain products well in progress, which can result in lower transport costs and improved revenue. Top 10 Material Handling System Solution Companies - 2020

Artificial Intelligence system can also modify orders and re-route the goods in transition. It's logistical agility not only facilitates a lower cost but even better service delivery.

A relationship between giant corporations and smaller businesses is occurring with small e-commerce shops on Shopify, Amazon, and other platforms. While SaaS businesses produce order management systems (OMS) that help the smaller entities, comprising those that only sell online to trade more effectively.

An OMS helps companies fulfil the orders by integrating order processing, inventory, customer service, warehouse management, accounting, and other procedures into a single system. When people buy online, marketing space also differs. The automated nature of shipping labels already permits the firms to see where a package is on its journey to the customer, and tracking where it is gives customers some sense of how long before they receive it.

Last but not least, Drones. They have proved useful to delivering to remote places. Most of the established businesses are testing how they can improve deliveries, including Amazon, Alibaba, UPS, Walmart, and even most of the European delivery companies.

Streamlining and organizing how companies fulfil and customers receive their order will become another piece in the logistics puzzle to bring products directly to customers' homes.

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