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CIPS - Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

Is Industry 4.0 Technology Worth the Cost?

Brian Hoey
flexis

Industry 4.0 discussions are happening every day across industries. Some organizations are opting to roll out existing and emerging technologies in the hopes that they will see boosts to their ROI that justify the initial outlay, while others are taking a “wait and see” approach. It’s our strong opinion that spending what you can now to lay a solid foundation of Industry 4.0 technology is worth the investment, as long as you go about it strategically and intelligently. There are several aspects of this discussion that are key to remember when looking for facts to justify this spending. First, the infrastructure work can benefit all departments, which supports their ability to work efficiently and effectively. Second, this spending is about mitigating the cost of poor quality when it comes to your product or service. 

 

What Is Downtime Costing You?

Industry estimates suggest that anywhere from ...  >>

The Productivity Trifecta of Warehouse Optimization

What do engineered labor, slotting, and task interleaving have in common? Those that implement all three achieve the "productivity trifecta" of warehouse optimization. If you're not using all three, then you're leaving money on the table. The scene: a big box store early on Black Friday. A larg  >>


Job Opportunities
 
Head of Operations
     
     Burton Latimer  -  PERM  -  Cast UK

Head of Planning
     
     Coventry  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Transport Manager - Leading 3PL Business
     
     Leicestershire  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Warehouse Shift Manager - People Engager Required!
     
     Alfreton  -  PERM  -  Page Personnel

Senior IT Procurement Manager
     
     City of London  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Warehouse Team Manager Days or Nights
     
     East of England  -  PERM  -  Bis Henderson

Inventory Supervisor
     
     Burton Latimer  -  PERM  -  Cast UK

Demand and Supply Planner
     
     Slough  -  TEMP  -  Michael Page

Supply Planner
     
     Glasgow  -  TEMP  -  Michael Page

Indirect Procurement Manager
     
     East Midlands  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Transport Planner
     
     North West  -  PERM  -  Bis Henderson

Site Operations Manager
     
     South East  -  PERM  -  Bis Henderson

Inventory Supervisor
     
     Burton Latimer  -  PERM  -  Cast UK

Shift Operations Manager - Early Shift
     
     Greater Manchester  -  PERM  -  Cast UK

Supply Planner - High SKU environment - Cheshire
     
     Cheshire  -  TEMP  -  Michael Page





 
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Last update 6 May 2020
Output, new orders and employment fall at record rates as COVID-19 emergency continues
   Source: Markit /CIPS UK Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
United Kingdom 


Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

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Education
 
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Contract management
     Manchester
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2020
Category management
     Bristol
23
Jun
2020
Introduction to public sector procurement
     Manchester
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Jul
2020
Effective negotiation
     Bristol
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2020
Risk and resilience in the supply chain
     London

Local & Regional Agenda
 


Resources
 
HOYER: Future-Proofs System for Managing Intermodal Rail, Road, and Sea Transport to Meet High Growth Potential

HOYER is an independent family enterprise that dates back to 1946, and which has become one of the world’s leading bulk-logistics providers, offering comprehensive transport services and complex logistics soluti...

The Connected Value Chain: Creating Durable Value with Digital

Today’s businesses are faced with a dizzying array of digital promises—and threats: the Internet of Things, wearables, additive manufacturing, big data and analytics, gamification, ubiquitous access, and hype...


International Agenda