Exploring the Role of Industry 4.0 on Global Logistics: Challenges in Big Data and IoT

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The globalization of the economy and consumers' increasing demand for customized products have led to a rise in the complexity of global logistics chains. In response to these challenges, the integration of logistics with the Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data, known as Logistics 4.0, offers opportunities for more efficient planning, control, and adaptation of logistics processes. Industry 4.0, with its emphasis on IoT and Big Data analytics, significantly influences the logistics sector, making it a pioneer in the digital transformation of the entire economy. This paper seeks to review and analyze the role and impacts of Industry 4.0 on global logistics, while also addressing the main challenges related to IT security, data protection, and successful implementation of Big Data Analytics in the supply chain. Additionally, it aims to explore the changes in work systems within companies due to digital transformation in logistics.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Computing and Management Studies
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 30 Jan 2024


  • Industry 4.0
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Big Data Analytics (BDA)
  • Logistics 4.0
  • Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Cloud Computing

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