With Covid-19, some logistics players are enjoying a near-term lift from the shake-up in established supply chains. The future of this complex web looks set to be sustainable and digitalised.

Over the past few months as the Covid-19 pandemic swept the globe, global supply chains have come under the spotlight as the world grapples with lockdowns and countries put restrictions on their borders. For years, these lines of communications had been taken for granted. Yet, in reality, they are a complex and sometimes fragile web. And like a spider’s web, a break in a single thread can cause the chains to unravel.

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