Optimising inside and out
Waste and inefficiency have always been the hurdles to overcome in achieving effective supply chain management. Available today, in chapters 6 and 7 of the Wincanton Guide to the Digitised Supply Chain, we look at optimisation of operations both inside and outside the warehouse.
In Chapter 6, we discuss how the role of automation and robotics has evolved to optimise warehouse operations. We consider how this trend will continue to develop, and which technologies are most likely to be deployed to provide real added value in the warehouse environment.
And in Chapter 7, we look at how partners within supply networks can work together to make less productive assets work and fill empty spaces. Are we now entering a period when supply chain partners can create a universal, open logistics networks that are both efficient and sustainable?
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8. The Internet of Things (IoT)
The Internet of Things (IoT) is having a profound impact on the supply chain as we know it. In this chapter we look at how people, process, machines and data can combine to generate measureable value.
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