The face of operations is changing rapidly, driven by global trends, shifting industry ecosystems, and groundbreaking digital technologies. This ever-evolving landscape presents new challenges and opportunities for operations and supply chain to move beyond the role of cost-effective business enabler and become a source of competitive advantage. Operations and supply chain executives are being asked to change cost structures and increase productivity, and must make those changes faster, safer, and in a more automated fashion to keep pace with competition.
By combining profound operations and supply chain knowledge with the latest technologies as well as insights into impact from tax and regulations on operations, PwC is uniquely positioned to help you achieve your goals and make transformative change a reality.
How are supply chains transforming in this evolving marketplace? What capabilities allow companies to stabilise their supply chains and stand out as supply chain champions? We have investigated how supply chain executives around the globe act. We can see that the Nordic marketplace is risking to fall behind.
Companies looking for a profitable growth strategy need to focus on their operations management, which means creating cost reduction strategies and focusing on supply chain management.
Only a very few companies are poised at this moment to benefit from Digital operations, or Industry 4.0. We call these companies Digital Champions. PwC’s Strategy& has surveyed more than 1,100 executives at global manufacturing companies. In so doing, we offer you practical steps to transform your company into a true digital leader.
Home access delivery has in a short timeframe moved from the proof-of-concept stage to broader market entry. Take part of four main last mile delivery concepts and a comparison model that provides guidance in the selection process between them, as further support when designing your online logistics business.
This year’s survey clearly shows how new consumer habits and global mega-players are essentially disrupting the retail market as we know it, while Asian consumers continue to drive the shift to digital. The Global Consumer Insights Survey 2018 takes the pulse of 22,000 global consumers’ future behavior.
While supply chains are becoming increasingly complex, today there are high demands on traceability, safety and sustainability. These increased demands lead to major challenges, as the path to customer confidence goes through increased openness and transparency. With blockchain, a supply chain can become more standardized, resource-efficient, transparent and quality-assured.
Director, PwC Sweden
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