The hottest logistics informatization business opp

2022-08-07
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Logistics informatization business opportunities emerge. IT enterprises need to be close to the market. IT technology is widely used in different stages with different priorities. At present, China has produced a number of logistics informatization achievements that can fully compare with the international advanced level, such as COSCO Group's shipping information system, national railway informatization dispatching system, E-port Information System, etc., all of which can be rated as first-class in the world. Of course, the informatization level of most logistics enterprises and enterprise logistics is not high enough. The openness and interoperability of government regulatory information platforms also need to be improved. The construction of information platforms providing social and public services has just started, and there is still a lot of room for the development of logistics informatization

from a technical point of view, different stages of logistics informatization will pay attention to different technical priorities. In the infrastructure stage, the demand for hardware is relatively concentrated, especially for input/output equipment. In recent years, the basic framework of logistics information network mostly adopts the structure of "interconnection as the trunk + wireless identification as the end", so the information collection equipment such as POS machine, bar code identifier (and printer), RFID reader, GPS terminal, etc. are developing rapidly and the competition is also very fierce. In the middle of informatization, when the focus is on information integration and platform construction, the demand for SOA technology and middleware, specialized integration solutions, security equipment, etc. is rising. In the later stage, knowledge management technology and related IT products will be the focus of demand

it should be noted that at present, a number of enterprises have accumulated a rich data base and began to consider the construction focusing on the development and utilization of information resources, but few domestic IT manufacturers can provide support. If such an inevitable trend of development cannot be seen and prepared, domestic IT manufacturers may lose an important market opportunity

when it comes to the information technology that logistics focuses on, we can't help mentioning RFID, which is considered to be the most valuable technology. However, several years' practice shows that the original market estimate for RFID is too optimistic. There are many reasons, such as standard problems, cost problems, technical problems, etc. Although the logistics industry is still optimistic about the application prospect of RFID, the logistics industry itself will not have a great demand for RFID products. This is because logistics enterprises indirectly master the status of goods through the supervision of logistics equipment and containers. Therefore, logistics companies only install RFID chips on vehicles, containers, pallets and other equipment, and most of them can be used repeatedly

such a market is always limited. The real big development depends on the fact that most items can be equipped with RFID chips, but this is entirely up to the manufacturers or traders. Historically, manufacturers and traders have used bar codes to improve management, and this technology has also benefited logistics providers. Today's law has not changed. The technical improvement of commodity identification still depends on manufacturers and traders, but today's manufacturers, traders and logistics providers are being integrated into the supply chain. The win-win mechanism is conducive to the cooperation of all parties and the application of new technologies

business opportunities emerge in logistics integration IT manufacturers need to be close to the market

the huge demand and market capacity of logistics informatization are favored by it suppliers, but not a few investors have failed, and many have been wiped out. There are two reasons for this

first, it manufacturers do not understand or have a deep understanding of the demand of the logistics market, thinking that the use of SCR technology can open up the market by virtue of its technical and price advantages. In fact, logistics services are highly specialized and personalized. Most of the IT manufacturers that have achieved success in this field are because their appropriate and customized solutions have produced tangible benefits for customers, not because of their technical or price advantages. Therefore, it manufacturers that can stand firm in the logistics information market are usually rooted in several specialized industries for a long time, with profound professional knowledge accumulation, mature solutions and familiar interpersonal relationships. They are well-known in these professional fields, but once they leave this field, they are often unknown. This is also the reason why there are few domestic IT manufacturers in the logistics information market. For it manufacturers with only general technology, it is difficult to ensure that customers can generate real benefits, because most of the benefits come from process transformation and business model innovation. Therefore, for them, the market threshold is indeed very high

second, customers' own demand is changing into the industrialization of modified plastics, which accounts for a very high proportion of raw material prices, and it is difficult to form a stable information goal. The development of the logistics market is a process of integration, which has two basic directions: horizontal integration refers to the large-scale and standardized integration of the same resources and services, the construction of several large-scale transportation, warehousing, express, freight forwarding and other networks, the integration of the current scattered and chaotic resources, and the provision of standardized services; Vertical integration refers to integrating the functions (or partners) of each link in the logistics process, optimizing, providing professional and personalized services, and reducing the total logistics cost, such as steel logistics, pharmaceutical logistics, food logistics, etc. These two kinds of integration are in progress. In the field of horizontal integration, aviation, railway and international shipping have been relatively concentrated, and the degree of informatization and even retrogression is high; Highway transportation is the most dispersed and the most difficult to informatization. Vertical integration has just begun. According to the law of specialized division of labor, specialized logistics services may be the most promising market, but they also have high requirements for professional technology and knowledge

generally speaking, informatization should support the development of logistics integration, and market opportunities are also in the process of the integration. Although the application of informatization can promote industrial integration, the original driving force that determines the pace of industrial integration of various adhesive shoes produced in China in the past few years is still within the industry, the cooperation and competition between various resources within the industry. It providers should well analyze the development law and process of the logistics market and look for partners who are promoting market integration in the logistics industry, so as to capture business opportunities

government supervision is indispensable. Administrative management needs to be optimized.

there are many links involving government supervision in the logistics process. Therefore, the construction of government supervision informatization has become an important part. Its development and difficulties have a significant impact on logistics informatization

from a positive point of view, government supervision informatization is an important driving force to promote the construction of logistics informatization. Successful cases, such as the E-port system, have greatly improved the efficiency of customs clearance, greatly reduced the cases of tariff evasion, and achieved obvious economic and social benefits. There are also dangerous chemicals transportation supervision system, railway dispatching system, etc. Recently, due to a series of food safety incidents, the state has issued a series of new regulations and standards, and will also launch a number of information-based measures for the supervision of food logistics. These measures will push the level of China's food logistics to a new height. Similarly, there are pharmaceutical logistics supervision, energy conservation and emission reduction supervision of transportation, safety supervision, etc

from a negative point of view, the current situation of administrative segmentation in China has affected the integration of the logistics market and the interconnection of logistics information. At present, some of China's logistics resources (including sea, land and air transportation) are centrally managed, some are managed by several departments, and some are managed by local governments. Therefore, the supervision information system is also divided. The fundamental solution to these problems depends on the reform of the management system and the transformation of government functions. At present, there are still various explorations and efforts to promote the interconnection of government regulatory information. The most basic one is to implement the provisions on the disclosure of government information. In the process of the gradual opening of government information, the construction of a large platform for logistics informatization will show a bright prospect

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