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Things happening in, around, and to freight transportation

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There are a lot of things happening OUTSIDE the freight industry. Some of these are global trends. There are also a lot of things, like digitalisation, happening TO the transport industry. And there are of course also things happening IN the transport industry (like automation, drones, blockchains etc,).

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Things happening in, around, and to freight transportation

  1. 1. Things happening in, around, and to freight transportation Some observations Per Olof Arnäs, PhD Chalmers University of Technology Service Management and Logistics per-olof.arnas@chalmers.se about.me/perolofarnas Slides: slideshare.net/poar @Dr_PO OKIMG_5751 by taymtaym on Flickr (CC-BY)
  2. 2. Things are happening outside the freight industry (and have been for some time)
  3. 3. Demographic and social change Shift in economic power Rapid urbanisation Technological breakthroughsClimate change and resource scarcity 5 GLOBAL TRENDS
  4. 4. Things are happening outside the freight industry (and have been for some time)
  5. 5. Things are happening outside the freight industry (and have been for some time) 1957
  6. 6. Things are happening outside the freight industry (and have been for some time) Image: Richard Hancock, twitter.com/CanaryWorf 2015
  7. 7. Gartners Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies Augmenting humans with technology Machines replacing humans Humans and machines working alongside each other Machines better understanding humans and the environment Humans better understanding machines Machines and humans becoming smarter
  8. 8. Gartners Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies Source: Gartner July 2016 Could affect transportation and logistics
  9. 9. 355:365:2015BWH by hermitsmoores on Flickr (CC-BY,NC,SA) Make analogue information digital Digitization:
  10. 10. MobileWorldCongress2016byKārlisDambrānsonFlickr(CC-BY) Increased use of digital technology Digitalization:
  11. 11. MobileWorldCongress2016byKārlisDambrānsonFlickr(CC-BY) Increased use of digital technology Digitalization: Make analogue information digital Digitization: Both are important! (and interesting)
  12. 12. We are in the middle of a gigantic exponential development curve beginning
  13. 13. A new global eco system where new types of, knowledge based, industries compete with traditional ones http://jaysimons.deviantart.com/art/Map-of-the-Internet-1-0-427143215
  14. 14. Ominous Windmill by Conrad Kuiper on Flickr (CC-BY,NC,SA) Digit(al)ization is not a trend
  15. 15. Ominous Windmill by Conrad Kuiper on Flickr (CC-BY,NC,SA) Digit(al)ization is not a trend It is a force of nature
  16. 16. It’s not business as usual. Get used to it. Digit(al)isation is happening to freight transport. There is no ’usual’ anymore. Hello Kitty Darth Vader by JD Hancock on Flickr (CC-BY)
  17. 17. So… Is nothing happening in freight transport then?!
  18. 18. Integration of digital and physical worlds http://www.sygic.com/gps-navigation/addon/head-up-display
  19. 19. Say hi to the new sensors http://mobsentech.com
  20. 20. ”New” modes of transport https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=50sv4M4rgBM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HG76DcXySuw
  21. 21. More automation
  22. 22. The sharing economy hits freight transport (again and again…)
  23. 23. Servitization Move up in the value chain Upgrade drop points Consumer services Expose data Mall of Scandinavia http://www.smartcompany.com.au/growth/innovation/41765-online-retailer-offers- a-courier-that-waits-at-your-door-fashion-advice-not-included.html https://www.amazon.com/dashbutton https://www.shyp.com
  24. 24. Curated services made possible with data Mindconnect Sendify
  25. 25. Strategic Tactical Operational Predictive Time horizons We are approaching this boundary …and we are starting to move past it! Real-time!
  26. 26. The Action of New York City by Trey Ratcliff on Flickr (CC-BY,NC,SA) Real-time (data driven) decision making Data collection Data processing Data exploitation http://mindconnect.se/ http://waze.com https://mydrive.tomtom.com/
  27. 27. Real-time decision making not always successful…
  28. 28. Another thing to keep tabs on
  29. 29. Bitcoin, bitcoin coin, physical bitcoin, bitcoin photo by Antana on Flickr (CC-BY,SA) Block chain technology Records transactions and data among actors that do not trust each other Fully decentralized
  30. 30. https://news.bitcoin.com/nimber-disrupts-logistics-system-blockchain-matters/ http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21677198-technology-behind- bitcoin-could-transform-how-economy-works-trust-machine Bitcoin, bitcoin coin, physical bitcoin, bitcoin photo by Antana on Flickr (CC-BY,SA) http://www.coindesk.com/how-bitcoins-technology- could-make-supply-chains-more-transparent/ https://news.bitcoin.com/future-use-cases-blockchain- technology-parcel-tracking-regardless-courier/ Block chain technology Records transactions and data among actors that do not trust each other Fully decentralized
  31. 31. Things are happening… Around… …to… …and in… …freight transportation!
  32. 32. LEARNING REACTION (PRO)ACTION
  33. 33. OKIMG_5751 by taymtaym on Flickr (CC-BY) Logistikpodden.se Eldsjälar Experter (Föreslå gärna…) Torsdagar Per Olof Arnäs, PhD Chalmers University of Technology Service Management and Logistics per-olof.arnas@chalmers.se about.me/perolofarnas Slides: slideshare.net/poar @Dr_PO Things happening in, around, and to freight transportation Some observations

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