Manufacturers move to be closer to consumers as new technologies and mass customisation shift global trends
Consumer demand, focused on the speed of delivery of customised products, and technological innovations, are driving the next industrial revolution: the era of mass customisation. The emergence and adoption of technologies, such as 3D printing, Collaborative Robots and Big-Data, are impacting on the supply chain and enabling manufacturers to service their consumers better and faster, and add the required level of flexibility and efficiency to their manufacturing processes.
Colliers International has surveyed a number of companies representing a variety of industries, to better understand the challenges posed and the impact the technologies will have on supply chains.
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3D printing is one of the topics at the NVC General Meeting of Members on 27 November. You are welcome to join us!