Slowly But Surely, B2B Startups Digitize the Manufacturing Sector
The extent of the transformation of the supply chain industry from the perspective of Bababos, Imajin, and Wifkain
It is said that the digitalization of the manufacturing industry in Indonesia is not as fast as other sectors, for example finance, retail or transportation. This slow adoption is triggered by complex process chain factors, from production to distribution.
Survey McKinsey in 2020 found that only 21% of companies in Indonesia had adopted Industry 4.0, lower than other countries surveyed, namely the United States (53%), Singapore (50%), and Japan (40%).
Because of this layered process, digitizing manufacturing is considered to be more difficult and expensive. Not to mention concerns about the risk of failure. Industry players are also hesitant to allocate their budget for digitalization. Another factor is the lack of digital talent in the sector.
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