Supply Chain 2049: Future Supply Chain Trends

Cargo being unloaded at a Port.

As big data continues to make it's presence felt across all sectors, in this infographic, we explain what the impact of this will be on the supply chains of tomorrow:


Big Data Meets Supply Chain

Over the course of 2015 to 2020, the UK Manufacturing sector will gain £8.5 billion pounds in efficiency benefits due to implementing big data analytics to its Supply Chain.

In the same period, professional services will yield £3.5 million in efficiency benefits from Big Data.


Supplying IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) will benefit the UK Manufacturing sector in efficiency benefits of £4.042 billion over the period from 2015-2020.


The Future is 3D

3D Printing Industry is estimated to have a market value of $26.5 billion in 2021 up from $8.8 billion in 2017.


Connected Risks?

In the SCM 2017 Future of Supply Chain survey of Supply Chain managers concern, 44% were concerned with Data Security, 26% concerned with a natural disaster affecting supplier facilities and 19% with Geo-political perils.


Robots not People

British Retail Consortium predicted almost a third of the UK’s 3m shop jobs would disappear by 2025 due to companies replacing people with technology.




To view the infographic, please click on the link below:

Post Date: 31/10/2017

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