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CIPS - Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

5 Tips for IT Management in the Industry 4.0 Era

Brian Hoey
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Imagine that you’re tasked with designing a factory, but you don’t know what product or products the factory is going to be tasked with producing. What challenges might you encounter? Well, you might be able to make some basic design choices that adhere to broad industry best practices (adding fire exits, for instance), but when it came time to make any specific decisions you’d probably be at a loss. If you’re used to creating plants for automotive manufacturing, you might be loath to rely on your usual instincts, in case the plant will actually be making much smaller goods; you might not even know how large the facility itself should be.

This might sound like a completely far fetched scenario to most readers—and with good reason! But it’s exactly the sort of situation that many IT leads find themselves in when it comes to Industry 4.0 transformations: they’re being tasked with adopting new technology to drive an ongoing digita

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Understanding risk in pharmaceutical supply chains

Risk in pharmaceuticals is often associated with drug shortages: events that prevent patients getting the right medicines at the right time. In traditional supply chains, supply risk is typically managed through increased inventory. However, excessive inventory is unsustainable, and may conceal the variety of factor  >>


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Head of Supply Chain (m/f) - 100%
     
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Procurement Manager - Gesundheitswesen 100%
     
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Last update 11 Nov 2020
Global manufacturing output and new orders accelerate at start of fourth quarter
   Source: J.P.Morgan Global Manufacturing PMI ™  -  IHS Markit



Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

Even industries driven by the strictest safety and environmental regulations are capable of reducing their costs. Our solutions improve each phase of the chemical logistics supply chain, to increase your supply chain performance, improve predictability and mitigate potential problems before they arise. B...


Digital Supply Chains: Now or Never for Retailers

Things have never stood still in the retail world. With lines blurring between physical and digital worlds, and ever-changing consumer demands, retailers find themselves continuously evolving to keep pace with competi...


Education
 
13
Jan
2021
Master Green Belt in Lean – CGBL – 1st Level - Live Webinar
    
26
Jan
2021
Master CPIM - Certified in Production & Inventory Management - Interactive Learning - Webinar
    
28
Jan
2021
Master CSCP APICS - Certified Supply Chain Professional - Live Webinar
    
28
Jan
2021
Master Certified Professional Forecaster
    
 9 
Feb
2021
Master Certified in Logistics, Transportation & Distribution - CLTD - Live Webinar
    

Resources
 
HOYER: Future-Proofs System for Managing Intermodal Rail, Road, and Sea Transport to Meet High Growth Potential

HOYER is an independent family enterprise that dates back to 1946, and which has become one of the world’s leading bulk-logistics providers, offering comprehensive transport services and complex logistics soluti...

The Connected Value Chain: Creating Durable Value with Digital

Today’s businesses are faced with a dizzying array of digital promises—and threats: the Internet of Things, wearables, additive manufacturing, big data and analytics, gamification, ubiquitous access, and hype...


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