A great year ahead, when trends turn into reality
Last year we were quite excited about the fact that several trends that we’ve heard about in supply chain management for years, were actually turning into reality. This year, we can conclude that digitalization of supply chains, the practical use of Internet-of-Things (IoT), robotization of many manufacturing processes and, not least, the focus on these areas by top management are strengthening the process of change further. But the change is slow, and there are some critical pre-requisites that need to be fulfilled before we can see the full effect of the shift.
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Digitalization of Supply Chains – How to get More Value out of your Supply Chain
Today, top management teams are talking about the digitalization of supply chains end-to-end, using old as well as new technology and methodology like Internet of Things (IoT), big data technology and industry/process standardization and automation. It’s to a large extent about a skill shift, again, and this time from innovation economy to digitalization. The ongoing re-conceptualization of supply chains will open up for concepts like Industry 4.0 and Seamless Supply Chains.
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