This statistic represents the results of a global logistics survey conducted between spring and summer of 2016, asking third party providers about what services their customers find more important in big data management in the supply chain. According to some 70 percent of the respondents, improving logistics optimization was among the most important factors for 3PLs' customers during that time period.
Most important supply chain factors for customers in 2016, according to third-party providers*
Logistics and supply chain executives and 3PLs executives
Method of interview
* Participants could list three responses.
Data is based on the answers from logistics and supply chain executives in North America (65 percent), Europe (16 percent), Asia Pacific (11 percent), Africa (three percent), Australia (two percent), South America (two percent) and the Caribbean (one percent).
The survey was sent to shippers, as well as 3PL and 4PL providers.
About 21 percent of respondents were from the food and beverages industry, 17 percent from the automotive industry, 16 percent of respondents were from manufacturing, 15 percent were retailers and consumer product companies, eight percent were from the telecommunications, technology, internet and electronics industry, five percent from the utilities, energy and extraction industry, four percent were health care and pharmaceutical companies and 14 percent from other industries.
The source did not specify the age of the respondents.
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