Is the Fourth Industrial Revolution a Big Deal? Part One

Enterra Insights

Industry 4.0, the nickname given to the Fourth Industrial Revolution, has drawn a lot more attention thanks to the pandemic and the immense number of unfilled jobs in the manufacturing sector. ”[1] Is Industry 4.0 Understanding the Four Industrial Revolutions.

Is the Fourth Industrial Revolution a Big Deal? Part Two

Enterra Insights

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (aka Industry 4.0) According to a manifesto from the World Economic Forum (WEF), “The Fourth Industrial Revolution represents a fundamental change in the way we live, work, and relate to one another. The Basics of Industry 4.0. Industry 4.0


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Fashion Industry Challenges Require Elegant Demand Planning


While sophisticated supply chain planning is a necessity for any industry with complex demand, the fashion industry is particularly tricky due to high variety and segmentation (by type of consumer, sales channel, demographic, etc.), by Nicola Buttolo, CEO Carpe Diem Valuenet.

Industry Trends in High Technology Manufacturing & Operations

DELMIA Quintiq

High Tech remains one of the most vibrant, innovative and fast paced industries in the world. Even with global disruption from COVID-19, demand for products has remained positive, albeit with far less predictability!

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The Five Worst Practices in Procurement

The GEP white paper lists 5 common mistakes that impede the success of procurement professionals. Learn from industry veteran Bill Huber about the wrong and right ways to approach a procurement mandate and why just saving money isn’t enough. Download this report now to learn how to avoid the worst procurement practices.

Accelerate Innovation in Industrial Equipment by Building Lean, Operationally Efficient Teams

DELMIA Quintiq

Innovation is at the forefront of the Industrial Equipment industry, with electrification, autonomy, expanded functionality and new forms, footprint and features driving change. Industrial Equipment Trends Impacting Team Operations. Manufacturing Lean Industrial Equipment Teams.

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Unlocking the Intelligent Industry Through Leadership

IT Supply Chain

The post Unlocking the Intelligent Industry Through Leadership appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry TalkBy Mike Dwyer (pictured). Director of Digital Engineering, Capgemini.

Straight Talk on 5G for Industrial Applications

Logistics Viewpoints

However, the 5G protocol is slowly evolving to add more features for industrial applications. Like many other large industrial manufacturers, Covestro has been very interested in 5G as a key enabler of the Smart Factory. For industry, 5G is a developing technology.

Big Data, Analytics, and Industry 4.0

Enterra Insights

Despite years of discussion about the fourth industrial revolution (aka Industry 4.0), the revolution remains in its infancy. ”[3] In the Industry 4.0 ” Data and Advanced Analytics in Industry 4.0 Industry 4.0 “While Industry 4.0

How to Adapt Industrial Planning During and After Disruptive Events

DELMIA Quintiq

This volatility is impacting different industries in different ways. Pharmaceutical and medical device suppliers are seeing surges in demand while aerospace and transportation industries have seen drastic reductions in production.

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

CRM software is a powerful tool when used correctly, yet another obstacle to a sales team’s efficiency when it’s not. Leveraging research and commentary from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can get back valuable time by overcoming some pain points with your CRM, such as low adoption rates, integrations, and data quality.

Robotic Process Automation for the Logistics Industry

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

ARC provides technology research, advisory and consulting services to many of the world’s leading industrial automation and software suppliers as well as to prominent end-user companies in the manufacturing and energy industries. Robotic Process Automation for the Logistics Industry.

Industry Transformation: Advanced Manufacturing and Digitalisation of Supply Chain-Logistics

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

The pandemic exposed major supply chain vulnerabilities affecting the Manufacturing, Industrial Logistics , Commercial sectors as well as Food Security challenges. Supply Chain Resilience became an instant Buzz word amongst Policy makers and Industry. INTRODUCTION.

Industry 4.0 is the Foundation of Manufacturing’s Future

Enterra Insights

Industry 4.0 is a term coined by the German government as shorthand for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. They write, “Industrial production was transformed by steam power in the nineteenth century, electricity in the early twentieth century, and automation in the 1970s.”[1]

Around the curve: 2020 automotive industry predictions


by Manda Schweitzer-Miller With the pace of change in the automotive industry as of late, making any predictions seems a bold move. It’s hard to imagine what the next twelve months and beyond hold for an industry facing seemingly non-stop innovation.

How ZoomInfo Helps Overcome the Top Pain Points of Inside Sales

Recent digital transformation has shifted the B2B landscape by ushering in the era of buyer empowerment. With more access to user reviews, analyst opinion, and industry research, decision-makers are more informed than ever while navigating what is now known as the “buyer’s journey.”

How to Improve Industrial Process Efficiencies!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Industrial process efficiencies article and permission to publish here provided by Adam Smith. Industrial efficiency is defined as a manufacturer’s ability to produce a product at the lowest possible cost that will allow them to make a profit. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Leveraging Virtual Twin in the Aerospace and Defense Industry

DELMIA Quintiq

The aerospace and defense (A & D) industry is facing numerous challenges following the recent pandemic, dealing with constrained demand and vulnerable supply chains.

Trends 2021: Grocery Industry

Enterra Insights

Like workers in the healthcare industry, workers in the food industry have served heroically on the front lines of the fight against the pandemic in order to meet the needs of the rest of us. Kari Hensien, President of RizePoint, observes, “The food industry has learned a lot this year — more than it bargained for. ”[1] This is true across the entire spectrum of the food industry. In this article, however, I want to discuss the grocery side of the industry.

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Industry 5.0 and the Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

Read more Industry 5.0 The post Industry 5.0 Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - Elemica Technology Elemica Industry 4.0 Industry 5.0

The Impact of Direct Dials on Sales Productivity

Leveraging the latest industry research, this eBook highlights the impact of direct dial phone numbers on sales productivity with the goal of empowering reps to have more conversations with prospects, and consequently, schedule more meetings, increase opportunities, and close more business - fast.

AI & AR: a duo evolving in the industrial sector

IT Supply Chain

The post AI & AR: a duo evolving in the industrial sector appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry TalkBy Nick Offin (pictured). Head of Sales, Marketing & Operations at Dynabook Northern Europe.

Assessing the Current Industrial Automation Paradigm

IT Supply Chain

Vice President of Industrial Automation, Schneider Electric. The post Assessing the Current Industrial Automation Paradigm appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry TalkBy Mark Yeeles (pictured).

2021 Logistics Outlook: LTL Industry Trends


Many LTL industry trends, such as capacity constraints , rising rates, and changing consumer buying patterns, will continue through 2021. Let’s look at top LTL industry trends for 2021. Four LTL Industry Trends Shippers Should Prepare For in 2021.

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Industry 4.0 was Delayed, not Cancelled, by the Pandemic

Enterra Insights

Industry 4.0 ”[1] The “digital transformation” to which Fretty refers is often called “Industry 4.0” ” — the moniker the German government gave to the fourth industrial revolution spawned by digitization. The next industrial revolution [i.e.,

Digitizing the Extended Supply Chain: How to Survive and Thrive

The digital economy is upending all industries and processes, placing a premium on speed, customer satisfaction, personalized products, and collaboration

Update on the Automotive Industry

Logistics Trends and Insights

The automotive industry has undergone quite the transformation from the days of Henry Ford and the Model T. There are five factors driving these changes in the industry, according to a PwC study which uses the acronym “easy” to explain what it calls “mobility of the future.”

Lot Traceability in the Fashion Industry


Under the umbrella of Sustainability, key players in the global fashion industry were talking about implementing lot traceability technologies, but in general the timelines were somewhat “comfortable.” Chinese cotton is extremely important to the fashion industry.

The Great Logistics Industry Consolidation with Chris Wofford

The Logistics of Logistics

The Great Logistics Industry Consolidation with Chris Wofford. Chris Wofford and Joe Lynch discuss the great logistics industry consolidation. As a senior banker, he has run numerous industry groups at major investment banks for the past 30 years.

Packaging industry can modernise with warehouse automation

IT Supply Chain

The post Packaging industry can modernise with warehouse automation appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry TalkBy Eric Carter (pictured). Solutions Architect, Indigo Software.

5 Steps to a Smart Supply Chain

Industry leaders are 3.5 times more likely to take advantage of analytics. This drive toward intelligent business is redefining how organisations need to operate if they hope to be successful

How Machine Learning is Transforming Industrial Production

DELMIA Quintiq

The question that seems to get asked more often than not is to talk about how many industrial applications we can name for machine learning. In that way, machine learning transforms an industrial operation into a system of systems that can get products to market faster at a lower cost so the company that owns it can remain competitive in its market and keep their customers happy by delivering the products they want. Industry Week confirms these issues.

Optimization and Execution: How Manufacturing can lead the Industry Renaissance

DELMIA Quintiq

The Industry Renaissance has transformed invention and production for the needs of today’s customers. While the emphasis may vary with specific needs, most industries can benefit from this combined solution. Global manufacturing today faces significant operational challenges.

Implementation of EDI in Logistics Industry

20Cube Logistics

Without transportation, none of the industry can move their goods across continents; hence it’s a driving force for the world economy. As it involves enormous transactions across the industry, much of the information is shared between supply chain stakeholders through piles of papers each day.

AI-powered Demand Planning for Building Materials and Cement Industry: How To Balance Supply & Demand


While the construction industry itself poses some unique challenges in supply chains across the world, cement manufacturing comes with its own diverse set of differentiators like the ones mentioned below: Top unique challenges of cement industry.

Best Practices for a Marketing Database Cleanse

As frustrating as contact and account data management can be, this is still your database – a massive asset to your organization, even if it is rife with holes and inaccurate information. Entrusting a vendor to help maintain its accuracy and completeness is no ordinary engagement. Download ZoomInfo’s latest data-driven eBook aimed to help marketing leaders understand the best practices around choosing a B2B contact data provider.