When it comes to logistics planning in 2017, there are eight major trends and topics to look out for. These eight topics are:
Transition Planning and Relocating
- Transition Planning and Relocating
Logistics planning services will offer more overall services to help when a business moves to a new location. Relocating to a new location is a comprehensive task, so logistics planning professionals offer more integrative ways to manage moves.
Project Management Solutions
- Project Management Solutions
Project management solutions are becoming more intensive and can be beneficial in all stages of project management, from initiation to closure upon achievement of goals.
- Document Management
Professional planners will be assisting even more with developing project schedule timelines. This involves assistance in document management through the use of existing documents and project data.
Professionals are finding more ways to help businesses with cost consolidation of current resources and documents during an upcoming move.
- Inventory Management
Professionals help in managing inventory in preparation for a move by assessing what gets moved and how to keep the cost as low as possible.
- Tenant Fit-Out
Logistics planners can help prepare clients for tenant fit-out of newly-acquired professional spaces.
- Building Renovations
Services are becoming more inclusive of renovations planning and how to efficiently transition between locations.
- Overall Transition
Overall, professional logistics planners are finding more ways to provide services that make transitioning between locations as time- and cost-efficient as possible for companies in 2017.