It’s no secret that automation is the future of global supply chain management. And while some fear it will push out human workers, others view it as a necessary and beneficial step in the advancement of the logistics field. For one thing, automation is capable of taking over the most mundane, repetitive, and, in some case, dangerous tasks along the supply chain. This frees up employees to focus on more strategic and big-picture assignments, helping organizations to evolve and grow. But don’t just take our word for it. In a recent post, we covered some of the automation advancements currently transforming global supply chains. Today, let’s explore the future of supply chain automation and the technologies waiting just beyond the horizon.