In this series, we examine the key trends facing businesses in the agriculture supply chain in 2019. Is your business ready?
In general, adoption of digital infrastructure has grown exponentially in multiple sectors. Agriculture has, to a degree, been slower in its uptake. However, the prevalent trend is for this to grow substantially.
“Joining a digital network that effortlessly links your established company systems and data to a wider business network, across whole supply chains will be transformative for agriculture” states Jeff Bradshaw, CTO at Proagrica.
What could this mean for your agribusiness?
Connectivity can deliver huge benefits to your business. Here are just a few:
- Connectivity boosts productivity
The ability to communicate instantly and accurately with customers and supply chain partners will deliver significant value.
- The Internet of Things
Interconnected devices across the supply chain, increasing the ability of suppliers and growers to cut costs and boost efficiency.
- Precision agriculture
Advanced data communication will allow seamless integration, making precision agriculture more simple, intuitive, and connected.
- Actionable insights
Actionable insights, formulated via smart analytics, can provide efficiency gains and clear decisions backed by data.
“The impact of this digital transformation for individual businesses, sectors and global trade is only just being seen, the opportunities for efficiency and adding value are enormous,” concludes Jeff.
Learn more about these key trends of 2019 for agribusiness in our whitepaper.