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How AI and IoT Are Transforming Supply Chain Management

supply-chain-technologyYou’ve seen how artificial intelligence is being applied to many facets of our everyday lives. The fact is, digital transformation is also well underway in supply chain management—and it is transforming the way companies do business.

Digitalization of the supply chain has become more and more important. Automation, combined with GPS and other technologies, has increased cost efficiencies for companies and enabled greater visualization of data. Web technologies have grown more stable. All this allows for companies to share information beyond their four walls, creating a whole ecosystem of integration with their trading partners and to managing by exception.

How AI and IoT are being used in supply chains

Adrian Gonzalez and I sat down recently in a Talking Logistics episode to talk about how AI and IoT are being employed in supply chains now, and what companies can do to prepare for what’s next. Here are some key points we discussed.

3 ways AI and machine learning will help supply chain management

How supply chains are moving from being reactive to predictive

How AI and IoT will change our jobs and the skills that supply chain professionals will need in the future

The hurdles that prevent companies from taking advantage of digital transformation

How Prepared is Your Supply Chain for Digital Transformation?

Supply chain executives should  assess how prepared their companies are to take advantage of digital transformation in supply chain management. For more information, read my previous blog, “Disrupt or Be Disrupted: Driving Successful Digital Supply Chain Transformation.”

Editor’s note: This post originally ran on Transportfolio. Since this is a relevant topic, we wanted to share it with our readers on Connect.

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