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Recent technological innovations that have entered into the supply chain industry



According to the International Trade Association, MHI, new trends, shifts, and technologies are making their room in the supply chain industry. 11 technological innovations have entered into factories and warehouses, however, the adoption rate of the innovations varies. Cloud computing and storage is the leading innovational trend among others, as it is used by 57% of the firms. Other technologies deployed by companies, include inventory and network optimization tools (45%), sensors and automatic identification (42%), robotics (38%), predictive analytics (31%), IIoT (27%), wearable technologies (26%), 3D printing (21%), autonomous transportation (20%), AI technologies (17%), Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies (12%).

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