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AEB International

Consumers crave trust and control in the Fourth Industrial Revolution


  • 90% of consumers are using at least one ‘4th Industrial Revolution’ technology (4IR) including AI, internet of things, blockchain and drones.
  • Consumers willing to share personal data if there’s a big pay-off.
  • Consumers’ confidence with 4IR technologies will decide just how great an opportunity they are for global businesses.


A new report from PwC finds consumers are getting on board with Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) technologies, with 90% using at least one 4IR technology.

However as digital and physical worlds continue to blend, the rate of adoption may slow unless global businesses address workforce upskilling requirements and consumers’ desire for transparency and control.

The PwC global report, Are we ready for the Four

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White Paper Chemical Logistics

Digitalization opens the door to a new age for the chemical industry. It paves the way for companies in the industry from material suppliers to solution and service providers. It is the driving force behind development that creates a new level of efficiency and transparency for the industry’s sensitive supply   >>

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Interim Manufacturing Engineer 21 p/h
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Procurement Manager - Capital - Engineering (£50K)
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Transport Shift Operations Manager - FMCG Business
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Senior Procurement Manager - Operations & Risk
     West Midlands  -  PERM  -  Procurement People

Production Planner - FMCG
     Nottinghamshire  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Senior Procurement Manager
     Warrington  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Vendor Manager
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Procurement Officer
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Shift Manager
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Menswear Buyer
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Demand Planning Specialist
     Cheltenham  -  PERM  -  Cast UK

Senior Buyer
     Staffordshire  -  PERM  -  Jonathan Lee Recruitment

Transport Shift Manager - FMCG Distributor
     Nottingham  -  PERM  -  Page Personnel

Procurement Manager
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Last update 6 Aug 2020
Output growth at 32-month high as reopening of manufacturers and clients gathers pace
   Source: Markit /CIPS UK Manufacturing PMI ®  -  IHS Markit
United Kingdom 


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Local & Regional Agenda

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International Agenda