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 Volume 11, Issue 1 (January 2024), Pages: 161-168


 Original Research Paper

The impacts of the internet of things and artificial intelligence on logistics in supply chain management


 Wael G. Alheadary *


 College of Computer Science and Engineering, Taibah University, Medina, Saudi Arabia

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The transportation and management of goods industry, along with the operations of many related companies, could be significantly transformed by two fast-developing technologies: the internet of things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI). In more detail, for overseeing the movement and storage of goods in this sector, various strategies and structures have been suggested in academic writings. However, these suggestions often overlook how IoT and AI can be combined. To address this oversight, the present study introduces a new approach named IoT-AI-SCM, created using design science. This approach brings together the mentioned technologies within the management of supply chains. The method applied in this study is known as the design science method. The approach we developed is outlined in five key steps: 1) utilizing sensors and devices enabled by IoT, 2) gathering and connecting data, 3) storing and processing data using cloud technology, 4) applying AI, 5) analyzing and predicting outcomes, and 6) smart planning and improvement. By implementing this proposed approach, a company can reimagine its supply chain and logistics management using the essential features of IoT and AI.

 © 2024 The Authors. Published by IASE.

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 Internet of things, Artificial intelligence, Supply chain management, Design science, Predictive analytics

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 Received 12 August 2023, Received in revised form 23 December 2023, Accepted 9 January 2024


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 Conflict of interest: The author(s) declared no potential conflicts of interest with respect to the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article.


 Alheadary WG (2024). The impacts of the internet of things and artificial intelligence on logistics in supply chain management. International Journal of Advanced and Applied Sciences, 11(1): 161-168

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