Inventory and Warehouse Management within Digital Supply Chains

Session organizer: Dr. Irina Neaga,

This special session will identify and explore the benefits and limitations of the Industry 4.0 leading at advancing digital supply chain supported by SCM 5.0. Applications of Internet of Things (IoT), blockchain and related contemporary technologies alongside applying big data analytics to supply chains and particularly inventory and warehousing management will be discussed in order to positively impact the inventory management issues, research and practice. As recently defined the digital supply chain  consists of the key elements: integrated planning and execution, logistics visibility, Procurement 4.0, smart warehousing, efficient inventory management, autonomous and B2C logistics, and prescriptive supply chain analytics.

The potential topics to be discussed in this special session include but are not limited to the following:

  • Digital Supply Chain transformation
  • Application of RFID, Bluetooth technologies and Internet of Things to inventories
  • Industry 4.0 driven SCM, inventory and warehousing
  • Development and implementation of the smart warehousing solutions
  • Using Big data analytics for inventory forecasting and optimisation
  • Innovative inventory modelling using analytics
  • Case Studies

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Abstract submission deadline: March 31, 2018

Contact details of the session organizer:

Dr. Irina Neaga, Senior Lecturer in Logistics,
School of Engineering, University of Wales
Trinity St David, Swansea, United Kingdom