Global Digital Supply Chain - The Growth Engine of Future Factories 2017-2018 Featuring GE, IBM, Microsoft and Siemens - ResearchAndMarkets.com

July 4, 2018

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 4, 2018--The “Global Digital Supply Chain - The Growth Engine of Future Factories, 2017” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

This report individually analyses the impact of IIoT concept such as robotics, Big Data, predictive analytics, blockchain technology, augmented and virtual reality, and 3D printing on supply chain elements, beginning from raw material sourcing to retailing.

By assessing the impact of IIoT on differing supply chain structures found in process, discrete, and hybrid industries, the study provides an understanding of the market from multiple business facets. It breaks down the central framework of a digital supply chain and its operations, connecting factory operations to the business end of the organization. It also highlights the prevalent innovation hubs and start-ups around the world that are budding in various areas of manufacturing supply chain digitization.

The evolution of supply chain is also captured by analyzing technology advancements and the shift in strategies that have driven the need for a digital supply chain. Though the global market is increasingly witnessing a trend of start-up acquisitions and corporate collaborations, there is no single provider capable of providing an end-to-end IIoT solution for all supply chain needs.

When utilized to its full potential, IIoT can tremendously improve in-house logistics, supply chain responsiveness, employee engagement, and customer satisfaction. With ground-breaking innovation in sensors and remote connectivity technology, aided by simultaneous advancements in software, the extended factory environment is set to witness a massive transformation.

Key technology and business use cases that are influencing the evolution of digital supply chains have also been discussed. The study also covers the major business trends and technological drivers and their impacts on the supply chain structure for the study period.

Companies Featured

GE IBM Microsoft Siemens

Key Topics Covered

1. Executive Summary

2. Industrial Internet of Things

3. Digital Supply Chain - An Outline

4. Deep-dive into IIoT for Supply Chain

5. Interesting Use Cases and Upcoming Start-ups

6. Growth Opportunities and Call to Action

7. The Last Word

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