“As China continues to pursue its trade aspirations through the Belt Road, the digital silk road will play an increasingly important role. This moves supply chain and logistics to end to end supply considerations, facilitated by the likes of 5G , that looks to optimise asset utilization that reduces costs as well as reduce social and environmental footprints. This article gives some background as to how logistics will be impacted:
Whilst there has been much commentary around the Belt Road Initiative (BRI) and its geopolitical intentions, not much has been said about the way the Digital Silk Road is seen as being essential to deliver the BRI outcomes.”
The article: Is China’s Belt Road Initiative the start of a new Cold War?