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Running Head: TECHNOLOGY ADAVANCES IN LOGISTICS, KENYA 1 Report on Logistics Technology Advances in Logistics, Kenya Submitted to by Name, Date
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Technology advances in Logistics, Kenya 2 Technological advances in Logistics Technological growth has brought a lot of changes in the globe and this is witnessed through the rising demand for automation which can offer cost-efficient material handling systems like conveyor systems. The demand for new technological advances in Kenya is needed in the warehouse and distribution of food, beverage, it is also needed in airports and automotive industries especially because Kenya is a developing country. A study conducted by the East Africa Logistics performance survey 2014, whereby Kenya was ranked as one of the two most inefficient logistics systems in the region. Kenya showed a poor performance in terms of timely delivery of shipments, the percentage of shipment physical inspection, competence, and quality of logistic services. Logistics is described as “that part of the supply chain process that plans, implements, and controls the efficient, effective, forward and reverse flow and storage of goods, services, and related information between the point of origin and the point of consumption to meet customer requirement”. Therefore logistic services must be well developed and managed. In a survey conducted by the Shippers Council of Kenya, East African countries were ranked as follows, beginning with the highest-ranked; Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, and Burundi. Technology being implemented into Logistics has led to a positive growth within Logistics and supply market with various advantages, such as; the ability to integrate multiple platforms such as email, internet and other technologies, Led to greater security by advancing in
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