Addressing the Skills Gap and Improving Safety with Augmented Reality

Protecting and Training Logistics and Transportation Workers in the Age of COVID

Written BY

Emily Friedman

August 16, 2021

The pandemic put a strain on many industries, including Logistics and Transportation. With the explosion of e-commerce due to various quarantine and lockdown measures around the world, digital transformation throughout the supply chain became critical. In addition, COVID added a new dimension to physical warehouse operations and the health and safety of the industry's workers, from warehouse pickers to delivery drivers. Revisit this panel discussion from EWTS 2020 to learn how companies like Knight Transportation, Neovia Logistics and UPS relied upon technologies such as AR/VR and wearable devices to optimize warehouse operations, simplify processes, get goods to customers faster, reduce training time and protect workers in 2020 and beyond.

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