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Gestão & Produção
Seção Temática: Transformação Digital, Manufatura Inteligente e Gerenciamento da Cadeia de Abastecimento 4.0

Forestry 4.0: a framework for the forest supply chain toward Industry 4.0

Silvicultura 4.0: Um framework para a cadeia de suprimentos florestal no contexto da Indústria 4.0

Yan Feng; Jean-François Audy

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Abstract: Forest industry plays an important role in global economy and has significant influences in our lives and the environment that we live in. With the rapid advancement of digital technologies and industrial transformations towards Industry 4.0, similar trend has been found in the forest industry and especially on its forest procurement side. Forestry 4.0 has been proposed as research initiatives in recent years. However, publications have largely focused on the digital technologies. This article is aimed at presenting a framework to provide a holistic view of Forestry 4.0 from a forest supply chain perspective. The framework consists of four major components including the digital technologies pertinent to each of the supply chain business activities; the network infrastructure; the next generation system intelligence; and the collaborative forest supply chain digital ecosystem. These components are essential for the forest industry transformation to become truly interconnected among its supply chain actors. Some economic, environmental, and social expected benefits of Forestry 4.0 are discussed as well as potential impacts and challenges.


Forestry 4.0, Industry 4.0, Smart forestry, Forest industry supply chain, Collaboration, Digital ecosystem


Resumo: A indústria florestal desempenha um papel importante na economia global e tem influências significativas em nossas vidas e no meio ambiente em que vivemos. O rápido avanço das tecnologias digitais e as transformações industriais em direção à Indústria 4.0 também tem afetado a indústria florestal, principalmente os processos relacionados às compras florestais. A silvicultura 4.0 tem sido alvo de iniciativas de pesquisa nos últimos anos. No entanto, as publicações concentraram-se amplamente nas tecnologias digitais. Este artigo tem como objetivo apresentar um framework para fornecer uma visão holística da Silvicultura 4.0 a partir de uma perspectiva da cadeia de suprimentos florestal. O framework consiste em quatro componentes principais, incluindo as tecnologias digitais pertinentes a cada uma das atividades de negócios da cadeia de suprimentos; a infraestrutura da rede; a inteligência do sistema de próxima geração; e o ecossistema digital da cadeia de suprimentos florestais colaborativa. Esses componentes são essenciais para que a transformação da indústria florestal, na direção de uma verdadeira interconexão entre todos os atores da cadeia de suprimentos. Alguns benefícios econômicos, ambientais e sociais esperados do Silvicultura 4.0 são discutidos, bem como os impactos e desafios potenciais.


Silvicultura 4.0, Indústria 4.0, Silvicultura inteligente, Cadeia de suprimentos da indústria florestal, Colaboração, Ecossistema digital


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