RESEARCH PAPER: Private Cellular Networks: Unlocking Value in Warehousing and Logistics

By Will Townsend, Patrick Moorhead - April 1, 2024

Private cellular networking (PCN) is poised to disrupt applications and use cases across many industries. While Wi-Fi and PCN both operate in similar frequency ranges for propagation, Wi-Fi tends to serve connectivity needs on a best-effort basis. On the other hand, cellular infrastructure delivers many unique advantages, especially to operational technology (OT) and RF-challenged environments, given its deterministic capabilities.

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Table Of Contents:

  • Executive Summary
  • Warehousing And Logistics Challenges
  • Private Cellular Networking Investment Protection
  • Call To Action

Companies Cited:

  • Amazon
  • Cradlepoint
  • Ericsson
  • Target
  • Walmart
  • Zebra Technologies
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Will Townsend manages the networking and security practices for Moor Insights & Strategy focused on carrier infrastructure providers, carrier services, enterprise networking and security. He brings over 30 years of technology industry experience in a variety of product, marketing, channel, business development and sales roles to his advisory position.
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Patrick founded the firm based on his real-world world technology experiences with the understanding of what he wasn’t getting from analysts and consultants. Ten years later, Patrick is ranked #1 among technology industry analysts in terms of “power” (ARInsights)  in “press citations” (Apollo Research). Moorhead is a contributor at Forbes and frequently appears on CNBC. He is a broad-based analyst covering a wide variety of topics including the cloud, enterprise SaaS, collaboration, client computing, and semiconductors. He has 30 years of experience including 15 years of executive experience at high tech companies (NCR, AT&T, Compaq, now HP, and AMD) leading strategy, product management, product marketing, and corporate marketing, including three industry board appointments.