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Challenges and Benefits of Implementing the Industry 4.0 Revolution

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Indonesian Supplies key focus remain the development of the local supplier market by using innovative solutions and deploying proven solutions and best practices by market.

Indonesian Supplies believe in the deployment of an Online Collaboration Platform providing the opportunity to our vendors to share information with buyers around the globe.

Our Market survey for 2022 is showing the need for the Buyers to have a better remote access to information and best practices by country, by market, provided that the Covid-19 pandemic will impose the need to have remote access to the resources and the production capacity available around the globe. Securing the supplies and the capacity certainly remain the challenge in fast changing markets, mainly driven by the ongoing energy transition process driven by the COP26 and the supply chain management issues.

Indonesian Supplies has focused on opening the Indonesian supplier market to the buyers around the world by developing a Cyber physical Platform merging the Physical equipment and stocks with digital information easing the purchasing process.

Developing the manufacturing market, representing about 30% of the GDP, would improve the country GDP by +2 to 3% every year, meanwhile creating more than 10 million jobs around the country.

Indonesia score remains strong by being in the top 20 country listed in the Purchasing Manager Index (PMI), by country and for the manufacturing. Country such as Vietnam, Malaysia or Singapore remain the leading countries for ASEAN due to their historical industrial development, their foreign investment strategy and local infrastructure available to support the local industry. We do believe that sharing relevant information about the local vendor market and connecting buyers and vendors would improve the PMI score for Indonesia.

So, what are the Benefits and Challenges to implement an Industry 4.0 revolution in a fast-growing market and a global energy transition era?


Industrialisation 4.0 Benefits:

  1. Products Customization, is certainly the key element here. Providing a Cyber Physical System connected to multiple smart factories and various IoT, means building an agile product system capable to produce the Goods on demand and by considering the specifications provided for order received.
  2. Process Optimisation, means scaling the capacity required in order to reduce the time to market or lead time, by taking into consideration each smart factory capability, each production line capacity and rescheduling when possible any downtime linked to the associated equipment maintenance schedule.
  3. Reducing Costs, by improving the production lines profitability, by reducing to zero the non-production time and volumes of wastes. The waste management having certainly a key impact on the environment as well.
  4. Innovation & Technology, which are the key drivers when it comes to safety, production capacity and capability. The R&D and sharing key practices certainly help to produce new technical solutions.

Industrialisation 4.0 Challenges:

  1. Change Management, means embracing change in the company business model and processes in place. The human factor remains the major lever her for the transition to an Industry 4.0 business model
  2. Technology integration, means deploying new technologies and working with new external skills. Innovation management is certainly the Purchasing department role and requires the operation to create new optimised processes, increasing the productivity, Safety and environment protection.
  3. Data Protection, is becoming a critical process in the conduct of multiple and connected multi sites production plans and IoT connected to the same networks. By essence the data transmitted between the system are part of the Savoir faire and should fall under Intellectual property protection law.
  4. Capital Investment available is required here, as deploying a fully connected and automated production plant has a significant cost and a quick return on investment if properly scaled and designed.