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dc.contributor.authorTakhar, Sukhraj
dc.contributor.authorLiyanage, Kapila
dc.date.accessioned2018-09-07T14:55:06Z
dc.date.available2018-09-07T14:55:06Z
dc.date.issued2018-09-10
dc.identifier.citationTakhar, S. and Liyanage, K. (2018) 'The impact of Industry 4.0 on supply chains and sustainability.' Presented at the 8th International Conference on Operations and Supply Chain Management (OSCM), Cranfield University, 10th September.en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10545/622957
dc.description.abstractIndustry 4.0 ushers in a new dawn of digitization, utilizing smart devices, communicating across manufacturing process and supply chains, gathering data on mass in a virtual model of a business to investigate areas for improvement, developing new product and service offerings. Industry 4.0 brings a potential shift from mass over production, to production system based on real end consumer demand requirements. Sustainability relates to reducing the amount of scarce resources being used in products, enabling repair, reuse and recycling of materials from products. Industry 4.0 has the potential to influence sustainability and supply chains. This paper establishes key concepts and issues, as well as a current state adoption review. Conclusions were drawn enabling the implementation of (1) industry 4.0; (2) sustainability and; (3) enhanced buyer-supplier supply relationships.
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dc.language.isoenen
dc.relation.urlhttp://oscm-forum.org/en
dc.relation.urlhttp://journal.oscm-forum.org/en
dc.subjectSupply chain managementen
dc.subjectIndustryen
dc.subjectSustainabilityen
dc.subjectCircular economyen
dc.subjectBig Dataen
dc.titleThe impact of Industry 4.0 on supply chains and sustainability.en
dc.typeWorking Paperen
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity of Derbyen
refterms.dateFOA2019-02-28T17:28:51Z
html.description.abstractIndustry 4.0 ushers in a new dawn of digitization, utilizing smart devices, communicating across manufacturing process and supply chains, gathering data on mass in a virtual model of a business to investigate areas for improvement, developing new product and service offerings. Industry 4.0 brings a potential shift from mass over production, to production system based on real end consumer demand requirements. Sustainability relates to reducing the amount of scarce resources being used in products, enabling repair, reuse and recycling of materials from products. Industry 4.0 has the potential to influence sustainability and supply chains. This paper establishes key concepts and issues, as well as a current state adoption review. Conclusions were drawn enabling the implementation of (1) industry 4.0; (2) sustainability and; (3) enhanced buyer-supplier supply relationships.


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