A medium-sized company rents out construction machinery and conveyor systems. In order to digitize equipment rental and make additional services possible, it relies on smart contracts – a blockchain use case.
Emission avoidance is not the only major challenge of logistics 4.0 since possible driving bans on Diesel vehicles. Smart transport solutions help to master the increasing volume of goods in a resource-saving manner.
Working in the department store of the future you hardly ever meet humans anymore. They will be replaced by intelligent robotic systems that are able to organize themselves and make decentralized decisions.
People as orchestrators of the smart factory need to keep an eye on both the flow of physical goods as well as the information flow. The so-called Blue Collar Cyborgs are supported by Human Machine Interfaces.