The Modulushca project and the concept of Physical Internet was presented at the Supply Chain Conference 2015 hosted in Phoenix, AZ (USA).
Benoit Montreuil, PhD, professor at Georgia Tech, explained the Modulushca project at the general session “Smart Devices Meet Smart Supply Networks- When the Digital and Physical Worlds Connect”. He mapped a detailed path illustrating how supply chains are likely to change, presenting graphs and diagrams to explain the benefits and necessity of consolidation. During the session, he will share the possibilities when the Internet of Things connects to the Physical Internet. This new concept is an open logistics system founded on physical, digital, and operational interconnectivity.
The conference was share with another experts such as Jack Uldrich, Contributor to the Wall Street Journal, Wired and Businessweek, who opened the presentation talking about our preconceptions about the supply chain during this era of unprecedented change. Also, Doug Stephens, Founder, Retail Prophet, participated explaining the current shift we are seeing between marketing and store fronts.
The Supply Chain Conference is specifically designed to connect supply chain professionals and supporting disciplines in retail and manufacturing with the most innovative resources and practices to strengthen daily processes and enhance organizational strategy.
In its sixth year, over 500 retailers, manufacturers, and solution providers have convened for a joint conference filled with idea-stimulating educational sessions, interactive exhibits with the latest technology and relationship-building networking opportunities.