Journal article

Contributions of Industry 4.0 to supply chain resilience

Guilherme Tortorella, Flavio S Fogliatto, Shang Gao, Toong-Khuan Chan

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT | EMERALD GROUP PUBLISHING LTD | Published : 2021

Abstract

Purpose: This study aims at identifying the contribution of Industry 4.0 (I4.0) integration into supply chains (SCs) to the enhancement of SC resilience. Design/methodology/approach: A scoping review was conducted so that the relevant literature on SC resilience, and I4.0 integrated into SC management was examined. Findings: The authors summarize the main findings from existing research and propose three research directions: (1) empirical validation of the contribution of I4.0 ICTs to SC resilience; (2) explore the role of processing-actuation technologies in enhancing restorative capacity; and (3) integration between I4.0 ICTs and omni-channel strategy as a means to resilience development a..

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