Over the next 4 years there is expected to be a greater investment in IT and operational functions in warehouses, as logistics and manufacturing firms adjust to deliver directly to consumers.
Shorter delivery times are being stated as a key area where investment is required, this view was shared by 40% of respondents.
76% of those surveyed plan to expand the number of warehouses and distribution centres by 2020.
Streamlining and automating processes was also seen as an area where investment should be made.
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