04 May UNO takes stock of the situation of the logistics and transport sector in 2020
In a recent meeting organized by UNO, the business organization of logistics and transport operators, in which the Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda and the Business Training Institute of the Madrid Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Services have collaborated, the president of the entity took stock of 2020 for the logistics and transport sector.
During the meeting, it was highlighted that during the first six months of the health crisis there was a digitization in the sector that was scheduled to take place over the next 4 or 5 years.
It was also highlighted that the logistics sector has proven to be a tractor sector of the economy, generator of wealth and employment. And that it is being the guarantor of the proper functioning of the supply chain of anti-COVID vaccines.
The highest representative of the employers’ association has also used the occasion to highlight some of the challenges that the logistics and transport sector faces during this year 2021, such as: continuing to accelerate the digital transformation of the sector, improving the sustainability or the formation of human capital as keys to business competitiveness.
Likewise, the need to establish an equal regulatory framework for all that makes business activity more flexible, Big Data, consumption prediction, management of demand peaks, intermodality or the last mile as other challenges to those that the sector will have to face.
The president also pointed out that he hopes that a part of the recovery funds «Next Generation» that will arrive from Europe, will be destined to logistics, to promote the digital transformation of the supply chain and environmental sustainability.