The Future of Digitization and Automation in the Supply Chain

Rupert Theobald

Associate Director Global Automation Engineering at The Future of Digitization and Automation in the Supply Chain

Learning Objectives

Colgate is embracing digitization, automation & technology to help reimagine its supply chain. Through new technologies and ways of working, the company is navigating its way from disappointment with IIoT and lessons learned through to success. In this presentation, we will hear the approach being used to leverage Colgate's global network, the new skill sets needed, core technology standards, pilots, analytics and where there are still digitization, automation & technical hurdles.


Key Takeaways:



  • Digital Transformation of SC is a journey

  • Culture, skills, collaboration and community are critical factors of success

  • Multiple strategies & ways of working are needed