Today's fierce competition in Supply Chain Operations is getting faster, more direct and efficient. A lean Supply Chain is what every goods mover wants to achieve. The more lean, the more optimised, the more optimised and cost effective. So how does the the modern day Supply Chain achieve this? They employ principles and operation steps used by the Military.
German based multinational Siemens has demonstrated its electrification, automation and digitisation capabilities on a stream of defence platforms in the Asia Pacific, from F-35 Lightning II to Australian and NZ Anzac Class Frigates, the Collins Class submarine and Australia’s new Canberra Class LHDs. ADM’s Philip Smart spoke to Jeff Connolly about how the company sees its future in the region’s defence market.