The application of automation within the supply chain is radically transforming how everyday employees approach their positions. An automated function carries excellent advantages, but some fear it will lead to workers’ massive exodus. From robotic process automation (RPA) through traditional management aspects, automated capabilities transform supply chain employment into a tech-driven process. And supply chain leaders need to understand why and how it will change employees’ roles for the better.
Common Misconceptions of Automation in the Supply Chain
Automated Capabilities Afford Great Opportunities to All Companies
Best Practices for Deploying Automated Processes in the Supply Chain and Reducing Employee Pushback
- Focus on how automated process management benefits employees.
- Speak to the elephant in the room: automation is not replacing workers.
- Implement systems that are intuitive and designed to hasten, not hinder workflows.
- Work with staff to ensure a smooth rollout.
- Avoid ambiguity in the use of new automated process management.
- Train staff on how to use new systems thoroughly and adequately. 0l>