Logistics 4.0 - Outlook of the most promising LPWAN IoT market

Logistics 4.0 - Outlook of the most promising LPWAN IoT market

Logistics 4.0 - Outlook of the most promising LPWAN IoT market

This report explores the market opportunities for solutions based on new technologies (IoT, augmented and virtual reality, blockchain, artificial intelligence) in supply chain management and logistics.

It describes the major industry players and their business models as well as the main market trends.

Estimates for the size of the connected logistics market is also provided in the study:

breakdown by connectivity technology
breakdown by use case
breakdown by region


1. Executive Summary
2. Definitions and concepts
3. IoT technologies for logistics
3.1. IoT technologies for connecting every object
3.2. Cellular technologies
3.2.1. 2G, 3G, 4G
3.2.2. The development of 5G: Massive IoT and URLLC
3.3. LPWAN technologies
3.4. Satellite technologies
3.5. Identification technologies
3.6. Short-range technologies
3.7. Automatic Identification System (AIS)
3.8. Emerging technologies in logistics
3.8.1. Autonomous trucks
3.8.2. Blockchain for logistics
3.8.3. Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR)
3.8.4. Robotics in logistics
3.8.5. Drones
4. Use cases
4.1. Use case descriptions
4.1.1. Parcels
4.1.2. Shipping containers
4.1.3. Pallets and carts
4.1.4. Forklift trucks
4.1.5. Ships
4.1.6. Trains
4.1.7. Aeroplanes
4.1.8. Trucks
4.2. Summary of key use cases
4.3. Outdoor logistics
4.4. Indoor logistics
5. Ecosystem
5.1. The connected logistics value chain
5.2. Supply-side players
5.2.1. Equipment manufacturers (Case studies: Michelin Solutions, Traxens)
5.2.2. IT solutions and platform providers (Case study: Siemens)
5.2.3. Vehicle manufacturers
5.2.4. Telecom operators (Case studies: Vodafone, AT&T)
5.3. Demand-side players
5.3.1. Logistics operator and transport company strategies (Case studies: Maersk, DHL, CMA CGM)
5.3.2. Strategies used by industry players and other asset owners (Case studies: Schneider Electric, Groupe PSA – GEFCO, Lufthansa Industry Solutions, Toyota Material Handling)
6. Market dynamics
6.1. Major themes in the future of logistics
6.2. Drivers and barriers to development of connected logistics
6.3. Opportunities for logistics players
7. Market evaluation
7.1. The connected logistics market by technology
7.2. The connected logistics market by use case
7.3. The connected logistics market by region
LIST OF TABLES AND FIGURES
3. IoT technologies for logistics
Connected lorry tracking system
Cellular connectivity (4G) for trains
5G for IoT calendar
Architecture of a wireless private network
Example of access tracking solution based on LTE-M by NimbLink
An asset tracking solution based on LTE-M by AT&T
Global LoRaWAN coverage, July 2019
Illustration of satellite-based ship tracking solutions
Suitability of satellite solutions for fleet tracking by type of business
Identification technologies used in logistics
Warehouse logistics using RFID tags
Indoor asset tracking (Wi-Fi) using UWINLOC
How AIS works for ship identification and tracking
AIS services and potential customers
Vera autonomous trucks by Volvo
Players in the self-driving truck field
Timeline for adoption phases of autonomous trucks
Truck remote control system from Starsky Robotics
Transition from the traditional ecosystem to supply chains based on blockchain
Eyesee inventory drone used by L’Oréal
Parcelcopter delivery drone from DHL
Prime Air drone from Amazon
4. Use cases
Connectivity to track parcels outdoors via BICS
Connected tracker for tracking containers developed by Traxens for MSC FLAMINIA
A connected pallet solution
A Wi-Fi compatible autonomous cart by Alog Tech
Connectivity challenges for autonomous ships
A connected train solution by Bosch
Example of a local LoRa network onboard a train
Asset tracking solutions for air transportation (FedEx)
Digital cockpit solution by Thales
Elements of a connected truck solution
Cost savings from using Verizon’s fleet management solution
Cost savings from fleet management solutions
Warehouse connected logistics
5. Ecosystem
The connected logistics value chain
Fleet management devices by Webfleet Solutions (previously TomTom Telematics)
Connected tyre by Continental with connectivity by Vodafone
Trailer management solution by Michelin
Michelin’s digital services and connected product range
Maritime freight network architecture
Container contents monitoring with proprietary connectivity technology
Device attached to the container door
Traxen’s sensor device
Fleet management platform by IBM
Asset tracking equipment and software by Sensolus
Dynafleet – fleet management solution from Volvo Trucks
Fleet Optimise end-to-end solution for fleet management by Telefónica
Container tracking solution for CIMC by Telenor
Complete IoT solutions for asset tracking available on the AT&T Marketplace
Positioning of various telecom operators in the connected logistics market
Asset tracking solution by Vodafone and IBM
Fleet management solution by Vodafone
A device for container connectivity by AT&T
Price of the LTE-M outdoor asset tracking device by AT&T
Asset Management Operations Center asset tracking SaaS software by AT&T
Insurance service for shipped goods by DHL
Electronic service for sharing logistics documentation by CMA CGM
Remote container management service
EDI – electronic data interchange solutions by Maersk
Maersk’s container tracking application dashboard: mobile and web versions
RFID tracker by DHL SmartSensor
Tracking solution
Resilience360 real-time incident monitoring platform by DHL SmartSensor
Container management service by CMA CGM
Traxens Smart Containers that CMA CGM uses for its tracking service
Guarantee service for shipped goods by CMA CGM
Logistics Platform by Lufthansa Industry Solutions
6. Market dynamics
Logistics Platform by Lufthansa Industry Solutions
5. Market evaluation
Installed base of connected objects in logistics, by technology, 2019-2025
Installed base of connected objects in logistics, by use case, 2019-2025
Installed base of connected objects in logistics, by region, 2019 and 2025

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