A large number of UK-based logistics companies are planning to adopt new technology to help improve the efficiency of their operations.

According to research conducted by Transport Intelligence, 70% of firms within the sector will turn to transport and warehouse management software in the near future, Materials Handling World magazine reports.

Businesses clearly believe that such systems will enhance their enterprise, with as many as 80% expecting a return on investment in just two years.

Supply chain management software was used by 62% of the logistics service providers surveyed, although around 46% felt the time needed to implement such developments would make it hard for them to exploit new business opportunities.

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