Traditional forwarders beginning to see the threat from online platforms

December 11, 2018 Alexander Whiteman

While uncertainty in global trade is proving prosperous for the forwarding community, legacy forwarders appear to have now fully realised the threat posed by online platforms.
A Logistics, Trends, and Insights (LTI) report claims traditional players have made “significant investments” to offset threats from online operators entering the $220bn global market.
“Many legacy forwarders have launched their own online platforms, which they believe presents an opportunity to attract small-to-medium-sized customers,” says the ...

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