Perspectives on Operations Management Developments and Research

Willem Hendrik Maria Zijm, Sunderesh Heragu, Matthias Klumpp, Alberto Regattieri

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Abstract

In this chapter, we discuss major technological and societal developments that determine our lives to a large extent, not in the least the way we organize our resource needs and hence logistics and supply chains. After outlining these developments globally, we give some examples of truly disrupting business models that are fundamentally changing our logistics and supply chain operations. Next, we look in more depth at the manifestation of the digital revolution in manufacturing and supply chains, as well as the many opportunities that these technologies offer in addressing a number of major societal challenges.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOperations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management
EditorsHenk Zijm, Matthias Klumpp, Alberto Regattieri, Sunderesh Heragu
PublisherSpringer
Pages15-25
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-319-92447-2
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-92446-5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Publication series

NameLecture notes in logistics
ISSN (Electronic)2194-8925

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