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Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Execution Technologies, 2019


Supply chain leaders should use this Hype Cycle to understand the maturity, viability and riskiness of various emerging supply chain execution technologies. This will help them understand how these technologies will evolve and how they could help benefit their operations now and in the future.

Published: 09 July 2019

ID: G00369463

Analyst(s): Dwight Klappich

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Warehouse Labor Forecasting
    • Freight Capacity Platforms (Road)
    • Transportation Forecasting
    • Warehouse Execution Systems
    • Warehouse Picking (Humanoid) Robots
  • At the Peak
    • Blockchain in Supply Chain
    • Immersive Experience in Logistics
    • Indoor Location for People
    • Web-Based Logistics Portals
    • Real-Time Visibility Platforms
    • Warehouse Resource Planning and Scheduling
    • Autonomous Mobile Robots
    • Predictive Analytics in Supply Chain Execution
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Returns Management
    • Anti-Counterfeiting Technology
    • Warehouse Simulation and Modeling
    • Real-Time Dynamic Route Optimization
    • Supply Chain Convergence
    • Warehouse Control Systems
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Dock Scheduling
    • Track and Trace/Serialization
    • Global Logistics Visibility
    • Indoor Location for Assets
    • Carrier/Supplier Appointment Scheduling
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Mobile Technology — Supply Chain Execution
    • Slotting Optimization
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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