Chapter 3

Impact of exponential technologies on global supply chain management

Unsal Ozdogru,    Department of Information and Decision Sciences, The University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, United States

Abstract

Technology has been rapidly evolving over the last several decades, revolutionizing all industries, such as communication, transportation, education, health care, life sciences, energy, retail, among many others. This momentum has created many opportunities for companies in their supply chain to expand their business globally to gain competitive advantages and as a result to increase their profit. Several leading technologies including blockchain, Internet of Things, virtual/augmented/extended reality, machine learning, and 3D ...

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