TY - CHAP A1 - Tamás Bányai ED1 - Tamás Bányai ED2 - Antonella Petrilloand Fabio De Felice Y1 - 2020-03-18 PY - 2020 T1 - Introductory Chapter: Industry 4.0 and Its Impact on Logistics - A Retrospective Review N2 - Implementing Industry 4.0 technologies and solutions is a strategic objective of manufacturing and service companies to foster competitiveness on the global market. The Industry 4.0 as an industrial ecosystem is a potential glue that can hold interconnected logistics systems and value making chains together. This book offers a selection of papers that explain the impact of the fourth industrial revolution on intelligent manufacturing and logistics. Authors from ten countries (China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, and USA) have published worked examples and case studies from their research in the field. The aim of this book is to help students at the level of BSc, MSc, and PhD level as well as managers and researchers, to understand and appreciate the concept, design, and implementation of Industry 4.0 solutions. BT - Industry 4.0 SP - Ch. 1 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.89387 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.89387 SN - 978-1-78985-453-4 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2022-05-28 ER -