Six Ways to Balance Supply Chain Functionality and Integration | Supply Chain World
by: Anil Kodali, June 10, 2016
Today’s mid-market companies are pressed with demands to be better, faster and cheaper via supply chain efficiencies. According to the 2016 Material Handling Institute (MHI) Annual Industry Report, robotics and automation are the top emerging technologies at 51%, seen as a source of either disruption or competitive advantage.
In this day and age, it is no longer a question of if you should automate, but rather when and to what degree. Mid-market companies can not only learn to automate smarter, but also find that perfect balance to achieve performance improvement and cost reduction within supply chain operations.