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Supply Chain Automation and Job Loss: The Fears of 1927

As I’ve noted from time to time, blasts of concerns over how automation would reduce the number of jobs have been erupting for more than 200 years. 1,619 more words

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Workflow Automation Increases Supply Chain Agility And Efficiency

When you think of an automated process, the words agile, flexible or nimble may not be the first words that typically come to mind. Most people think of automated processes as efficient, accurate, or repetitive – but not agile. 833 more words

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How The Network Economy Is Revolutionizing Supply Chains

The importance of customer centricity and speed in today’s consumer economy is well understood. Examples are everywhere, from custom vending machines that integrate with social media to companies such as Netflix and Uber. 982 more words

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Will Open Data Save Supply Chains?

Companies and governments have been discussing the challenges that lie ahead as we enter a period of rapid innovation and change unlike any the world has ever seen. 1,932 more words

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The Effects Of Linking The Supply And Reverse Chains

In the future, you will know the source of every component in the products you use or manufacture, how it was produced, the energy consumed in its production, perhaps even who will own it next and how much they will pay you for it. 1,054 more words

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution And How It Will Affect Supply Chains

We stand on the brink of a technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way we live, work, and relate to one another. In its scale, scope, and complexity, the transformation will be unlike anything humankind has experienced before. 2,782 more words

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The 7 Technologies Changing The Supply Chain

From intelligent robots and self-driving vehicles to the Internet of Things and 3D printing, dramatic technological change is happening at lightning speed all around us. 1,577 more words

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