NewsRethinking the Global Supply Chain

The information highway gets physical

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Science  06 Jun 2014:
Vol. 344, Issue 6188, pp. 1104-1107
DOI: 10.1126/science.344.6188.1104

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Researchers hope to apply features of the Internet to improve how goods are shipped around the world. The eventual adoption of the Physical Internet, they say, promises greater efficiencies for companies, at lower cost to consumers and with a smaller carbon footprint.