70% of Global CIOs from Leading Transport and Logistics Companies are Looking to Increase Their IT Budget in 2012

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Logistics CIOs and IT Executives have revealed their thoughts on the future of IT investment in a global survey conducted by eyefortransport in September/October 2011. The report released identifies what areas of technology CIOs plan to invest in over the next 12 months and their decision-making processes. The report also looks at the role of the CIO and their involvement with the operational board or executive management team at their respective companies.

In the 2012 Logistics CIO Industry Report CIOs and IT Executives of transport and logistics discuss their IT investment for the coming year. It revealed that over 50% of CIOs are looking to invest in Transport Management Systems (TMS). This was closely followed by mobile technology, which 44% of executives voted as a priority.

The report proved very positive for many CIOs as 70% of transport and logistics companies are looking to increase their IT budget in 2012. This indicates exciting times ahead for these players in the industry as their role becomes more and more important in the coming months.

The report goes on to explore how many CIOs are currently sitting on the operational board or executive management board and who they believed they should be reporting to.This result demonstrated some interesting statistics as 73% felt that the CEO was the appropriate person.

The report is available here: http://bit.ly/x17Uwb

These same trends and issues will also be discussed live at the eyefortransport Logistics CIO and Supply Chain Technology Forums in Amsterdam 16-17th February 2012. Complimentary passes are available to CIOs and VPs of IT from transport and logistics companies.

If you are interested in joining then please contact the event director Sophie Farrow (sfarrow(at)eft(dot)com or +44 (0) 207 375 7587)

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