The winds of change are unmistakable. And the driving force behind the tempestuous upsurge in technology is distinctly digital. It seems like only yesterday that you needed gigantic computers to store and process data. Today, the icon of the digital revolution is a smartphone in the palm of your hand.
But it’s not the smartphone itself that lets users literally tap into new worlds. It’s all about the apps – the building blocks of an extended reality that make our day-to-day personal and professional lives smarter on so many levels.
Smart supply chain solutions work exactly the same. They provide the customizable components needed to control production and logistics. The latest trends in today’s digital revolution go further still, integrating machines through the “internet of things” (IoT) into a process that streamlines production and makes results more predictable. Making logistics part of this process means integrating it into the IoT.
The digital integration of industry and logistics yields virtually endless opportunities for added value. As always when it comes to new terrain, the hard part is getting started. This white paper is intended to help you take the first step on your journey to the digital value chain.