Industry 4.0, also known as the Fourth industrial revolution, involves the use of multiple technologies in the supply chain. It represents a new age in business productivity. It is no longer only about the technology, but the actual impacts it has on company performance. While Industry 4.0 continues to be transformative across various industries, this course will focus on its influence on the manufacturing sector. The application of Industry 4.0 principles to manufacturing will be referred to as the ‘Manufacturing Digital Supply Chain’.
To rapidly respond to changes in our digitized world, manufacturers must activate the Manufacturing Digital Supply Chain Network (MDSCN). This network exists to help interconnect processes, production, and operations by ensuring real-time, end to end development, performance and security. Throughout this course, you will learn more about the five key dimensions that drive this network: