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Supply Chain Brief: 'Factory in a Box' Concept Challenges Traditional Factory Setup

Published: 06 April 2018

ID: G00352368

Analyst(s): John Johnson , Kamala Raman , Pierfrancesco Manenti , Simon Jacobson

Summary

Nokia's "factory in a box" is a creative way to decentralize manufacturing capacity into smaller, portable sites supported by an ecosystem of partners. This research offers supply chain leaders responsible for manufacturing operations strategy new ways to manage the manufacturing network.

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What You Need to Know

Analysis

  • Although Mobile Factories Are Still Nascent, Use Cases Are Increasing
    • Immediate Use Cases Exist in at Least Four Areas

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