All posts tagged internet of things

The Industry 4.0 ‘Horse Is Out of the Barn’

Industry 4.0—incorporating the Internet of Things (IoT) into intelligent industrial machines—is set to transform the fulfillment process, greatly boosting visibility, efficiency and accuracy of shipments, and in turn, customer satisfaction and everyone’s bottom line. IoT is “a fait accompli,” says […]

IoT, IIoT, and Industry 4.0—Our Common Future or Summoning the Demons?

What’s your initial reaction when you hear the Internet of Things (IoT), Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) or Industrie/Industry 4.0? Are you excited because it represents an unparalleled opportunity to make things better? Or are you defensive because you fear […]

Digital, Always-On Supply Chains Are the New Reality

Anyone who attended ProMat 2017 experienced it. Technology is disrupting supply chains and transforming them into more digital, connected and intelligent models. And there is no end in site. Consumers are driving this trend as they demand more buying options […]

Manufacturing and supply chain to spend over $200 billion on IoT in 2017

A new update to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Semiannual Internet of Things Spending Guide forecasts worldwide spending on the Internet of Things (IoT) to grow 16.7% year over year in 2017, reaching just over $800 billion. By 2021, […]

Digital Supply Chain: It’s All About Data

New digital business models are increasingly more complex and exponential data growth is overwhelming businesses. Report by EY Global Technology Sector Leader, Digital Supply Chain: It’s All About Data, argues the solution to simplify and standardize big data is through the […]

Internet of Things + Cold Supply Chain = Win

By Alex Batty, MHI Marketing Communications Coordinator |@mhi_alex A new study from Lux Research called “Keeping it Fresh: Improving Cold Chain Outcomes with Sensor Platforms” reports that investing in Internet of Things (IoT) management for refrigerated products in supply chain […]

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