Procurement 4.0 and the Fourth Industrial Revoluti: The Opportunities and Challenges of a Digital World

  • 4h 28m
  • Bernardo Nicoletti
  • Springer
  • 2020

We are living in the middle of a Fourth Industrial Revolution, with new technology leading to dramatic shifts in everything from manufacturing to supply chain logistics. In a lively, developing field of academic, procurement is often neglected. Despite this, procurement plays a vital role, connecting the organization with its ecosystem. At a time of change and economic crisis, a new business model is called for, which this book aims to define.

Based on the applications of Industry 4.0 concepts to procurement, this book describes Procurement 4.0 as a method and a set of tools, helping businesses to improve the value of their products, reduce waste, become more flexible, and address the business needs of the future. It will appeal to academics in the area, as well as practitioners.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Industry 4.0 and Procurement 4.0
  • Processes in Procurement 4.0
  • Platforms for Procurement 4.0
  • Persons in Procurement 4.0
  • Partnerships in Procurement 4.0
  • Future of Procurement 4.0
  • Conclusions

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