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The Impact of Artificial Intelligence and Automation on Supply Chain Careers
LLamasoft Editorial Team
LLamasoft

Rapid advances in automation and Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies have the potential to significantly disrupt supply chain roles. While automation and AI can augment the productivity of some supply chain workers, they can replace the work done by others and will likely transform almost all work to some degree. Experts and pundits put the impact of these advances broadly into two buckets – that AI and automation leads to functions being substituted or complemented.

 

The Substitute Effect

Advances in AI and automation have been so rapid that computers and robots will eventually be better than workers in numerous tasks. Workers will face obsolescence through labor substitution not just in warehousing (robots) and transportation (self-driving trucks) but also in supply chain planning and execution with automated forecasting, exception handling and r ...  >>

6 ways to know which solutions really predict performance
The testing and assessment industry has aggressively expanded over the last two decades. There are numerous solutions from HR consultants, I/O psychologists, and technology vendors. But, one size does not fit all when it comes to testing and assessment solutions. The difference between various available solutions is  >>

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