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Deutsche Post-DHL chief executive Frank Appel has issued a thinly veiled warning to competitors that ...
Here’s an interesting view of the future from TechCrunch, which looks at how the automotive supply chain is set to be transformed by the wide-scale adoption of self-driving cars. It argues that the network of various tiers of suppliers to OEMs is set to be replaced by a network of software engineers as the very function of a car changes from purely a means of conveyance “into a new-age entertainment hub, with captive consumers surrounded by its technology for an average of at least five hours a week”. The key for OEMs, the author argues, will be to embrace the coming disruption and reconfigure their supply chains from being linear as they currently are, to a “platform business model”.
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