This piece will let you know how digital is transforming the way businesses deliver and track goods and people, from the point of initiation to the final destination, and will also walk you through the top 5 important trends that will drive major changes in the field of Transportation and Logistics. Amazon’s Whole Foods Acquisition … Continue reading OpScoop Issue 19: New disruptions which will drive major changes in the Transportation and Logistics landscape.
In earlier days dashboards were littered with Maps and a lot of time was wasted in asking people for directions. Everything changed due to the introduction of Google Maps. Launched in 2008 and fully functional in 51 countries now, from moms to taxi drivers, everyone swears by Google Maps. Their project is named Ground Truth … Continue reading OpScoop Issue 18: Operations behind the accuracy of Google Maps!
Don’t we all know about Bitcoin? We certainly do. But what core component of it makes it so secure and reliable that the price of Bitcoins has skyrocketed to $4.3k from a meagre $0.3 in 2010? It is the Blockchain. Conceptualised by Satoshi Nakamoto, it was implemented in 2009 as a core component of the … Continue reading OpScoop Issue 17: Blockchain Basics
Industry 4.0 (incorporating Cyber-Physical systems, Internet of Things, Cloud Computing and Cognitive Computing) is leading to self-learning smart factories. With widespread and ever fast development of automation and integration of industry, comes the creation of more intelligent monitoring and control technologies. Companies can use these technologies to manage and optimise their entire value-chain network in … Continue reading OpScoop Issue 16: Application of Industry 4.0
What if I tell you that automation is a thing of the past? Over the years machines have been the best friends of us, the human beings. At the end of the 18th century we got Industry 1.0 based on the introduction of mechanical production equipment driven by water and steam power. Nearly a hundred … Continue reading OpScoop Issue 15 : Industry 4.0
3D printing has played a major role in transforming the supply chain over the past decade. It’s successful application has lead to a simplified, highly responsive, and infinitely flexible supply chain that fulfills the order by putting the customers in charge. This ensures an effective inventory control model. ‘3D printing’ is the name for a … Continue reading OpScoop Issue 14 : Transforming Objects Overtime”
Launched at midnight of June 30th 2017, Goods and Services Tax (GST) subsumed multiple indirect taxes like excise duty, service tax, VAT, CST, luxury tax, entertainment tax and entry tax into a single unified tax. GST is levied on manufacturing, sale and consumption of goods and services in India and hence, will impact the complete … Continue reading EFFECT OF GST ON SUPPLY CHAIN AND LOGISTICS
Olli - the latest addition to the innovative automotive designs lined up for the future. A 3D printed autonomous, electric shuttle bus that is partially recyclable-this is the simplest definition of the vehicle. Local Motors, the Arizona-based automaker that crowd sources vehicle design is the creator of this little bus and it’s a boxy, far-out … Continue reading OpScoop Issue 12: The new kid in town – Olli
Off late the manufacturing industry has been focused on digitally transforming their supply chains. Digitization has revamped the traditional linear supply chain by tightly connecting production with consumer demand. The entire digital supply network(DSN) has its foundation on data. On one hand it is imperative to have open data sharing to ensure a responsive and … Continue reading OpScoop Issue 11: Overcoming threats to Digital Supply Chain
E-Commerce giant Amazon, the Seattle-based company was recently granted a patent that enables custom production of clothing after a customer has placed an order. Standard operating procedure in the apparel industry goes like this: Make clothes, and then sell them. It can take weeks, if not months, to manufacture clothes, so that step has to come first. … Continue reading OpScoop Issue 10: Amazon –Heading the way towards On-Demand Clothes Manufacturing