In the United States, economies have shifted away from agriculture and manufacturing industries to service systems. Consumers are demanding more customizable products, lower prices, and faster delivery. Market competition has left only those who can stay afloat.
As a result, a company’s supply chain has become a critical competitive differentiator. Management of supply chains has been evolving rapidly over the last few years due to the inception of Industry 4.0, where businesses adopt automation technologies and data exchanges using internet of things (IoT), advanced robotics, sensors, etc. Moreover, industries have emphasized increased sustainability, which leads to new challenges in designing an efficient system.
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