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Smarter Operations: The Value Chainís Vital Role in Digital Evolution

Published By: UPS
UPS
Published:  Sep 28, 2017
Length:  12 pages

Chapter 2: The Look of production of the Future

A step forward from Smart Manufacturing to the digital connectivity of machines, facilities and people outside a factoryís walls, Smart Operations helps integrate processes both upstream and downstream to improve visibility and enable flexibility in both planned and unplanned changes.

Part of a four-part series, this chapter continues to explore the building blocks required to create a smarter, more digital operation. Manufacturers will also find practical solutions they can consider implementing today to incorporate smarter operations in their production processes of the future.



Tagsmanufacturing production, digital supply chain, smart operations, digital transformation, industrial internet of things