The third and final episode of Digi-Key’s supply chain series, ‘Next Generation Production’, looks at how different parts of the chain can work together to create a future of global manufacturing.
Condition-based monitoring, worker safety, collaborative robotics designs and predictive maintenance. These aspects all form the future of global supply chains which will undoubtedly by underpinned by security and safety for the people within it.
Levy Olsen, Senior Manager of Product Management, Digi-Key Electronics, discusses the ways that Co-bots will aid humans in the workplace as sensors become more prevalent. Humans will be responsible for complex decisions, but co-bots can transport and track goods, in turn increasing efficiency.
Digital transformation will also be pushed forward through the introduction of innovative software and data analysis which will help decision-making. Industry will see developments in on-time delivery metrics via tracking, customer promise dates, inventory and material efficiency.
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