Over the last thirty years, logistics has undergone a tremendous change: from a purely operational function that reported to sales or manufacturing and focused on ensuring the supply of production lines and the delivery to customers, to an independent supply chain management function that in some companies is already being led by a CSO - the Chief Supply Chain Officer. - McKinsey
The topic of supply chain digitalization is a broad one. It refers to a general trend of converting manual and analogue supply chain processes into electronic or digital ones. At an industry level, it represents an ongoing evolution. Like any industry, the supply chain sector has found ways to capitalize on new technological innovations to help it carry out its main goal of turning raw materials into products and getting them into the hands of customers, as quickly, efficiently and of as high a quality as possible.