The role of digital transformation in achieving sustainable supply chain management in Industry 4.0: an editorial review perspective

Balan Sundarakani, Ioannis Manikas, Angappa Gunasekaran

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Before and aftermath of COVID-19 has created multiple waves of digital transformation adoption in supply chain management. The power of potential benefits is realised as a multitude however the transformation phases are not sustainable. This editorial special issue has edited papers of scholarly research contributions to the theory and practice of digital transformation aspects in the field of logistics and supply chain management. Based on the summary of each contribution and an extended literature review on the theme, this editorial paper proposes a novel framework that could facilitate the logistics industry at times of disruptive technologies when firms are struggling to cope with the challenges created due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the recovery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)843-851
Number of pages9
JournalInternational Journal of Logistics Research and Applications
Issue number6
StatePublished - 2024

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Management Information Systems
  • Business and International Management
  • Strategy and Management
  • Management Science and Operations Research
  • Management of Technology and Innovation

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