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!
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
In the manufacturing sector, Robots were first used by General Motors in 1961. GM introduced Unimate, a 4000 pound arm, that could perform tasks which were dangerous and needed consistent precision. It covered three shifts in a 24-hour routine without resulting in any overtime or sluggishness. This was the first step that marked the advent … Continue reading OpsScoop Issue 7: Robotics: Revolutionizing Manufacturing