Proposal of a Supply Chain Architecture Immersed in the Industry 4.0

  • Jose Ignacio Rodriguez
  • Monica Blanco
  • Karen Gonzalez
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 721)


This article shows a proposal of the architecture that can be adopted by the supply chains immersed in the industry 4.0, that its considered like the fourth industrial revolution, where the virtual and the real world merge. The employed methodology consists in different phases that began with the review of the state of the investigation literature, making an exhaustive and methodical analysis of the proposals, advances, methodologies, future investigations, results and conclusions obtained. As second, the architecture is proposed and as third, starting out from the architecture, a mobile application is created, finishing with the validation of the architecture, checking the usability of the mobile application. The mobile application was validated through a mathematical model that measures the usability of the application. For that reason, the connection between the sensor layer and the application layer gets validated. The present investigation exposes the tools that offer guidelines to the supply chain to be included in the industry 4.0 and gain competitive advantages.


Big Data Industry 4.0 Internet of things Cloud computing Supply chain 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Universidad Distrital Francisco José de CaldasBogotaColombia

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