As many as 38% of supply chain leaders are concerned that their supply chains “are not well-positioned to handle the challenges of the next two years”. The solution, according to Gartner’s 2021 supply chain technology trends report, is the enablement of operational resilience through transformational innovation. Embracing and adopting innovative technologies will be a crucial part of supply chain management in the coming years as the profession attempts to navigate disruption and meet future demands. Here are eight supply chain technology trends for 2021. Hyperautomation features on Gartner’s technology trends list for the third year running. Sometimes referred to as digital process automation or intelligent process automation, Hyperautomation describes the application of technologies including robotic process automation (RPA), artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and process mining to automate tasks that once required human intelligence, decision-making, or judgment. In combining several automation technologies, it’s possible to overcome the confines of single automation tools and move closer to the end-goal of an autonomous supply chain.
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