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Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Execution Technologies, 2020


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: 07 July 2020

ID: G00441523

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
    • Digital Twins in Warehousing
    • Autonomous Trucks
    • 5G for Manufacturing Operations
    • Warehouse Labor Forecasting
    • Transportation Forecasting
    • Warehouse Execution Systems
    • Supply Chain as a Service
  • At the Peak
    • Light Cargo Delivery Drones
    • IoT-Enabled Applications
    • Warehouse Picking (Humanoid) Robots
    • Digitized Freight Networks (Road)
    • Blockchain in Logistics and Transportation
    • Blockchain in Supply Chain
    • Immersive Experience in Logistics
    • Web-Based Logistics Portals
    • Warehouse Resource Planning and Scheduling
    • Autonomous Mobile Robots
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Predictive Analytics in Supply Chain Execution
    • Returns Management
    • Anti-Counterfeiting Technology
    • Real-Time Transportation Visibility Platforms
    • Serialization
    • Warehouse Simulation and Modeling
    • Last-Mile Delivery Solutions
    • Supply Chain Convergence
    • Ring Scanner
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Warehouse Control Systems
    • Global Logistics Visibility
    • Indoor Location for Assets
    • Carrier/Supplier Appointment Scheduling
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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