Scientific paper ID 2108 : 2021/3

Nadya Parpulova

In the past few decades, a fourth industrial revolution has emerged, known as Industry 4.0. Industry 4.0 takes the emphasis on digital technology from recent decades to a whole new level with the help of interconnectivity through the Internet of Things (IoT), access to real-time data, and the introduction of cyber-physical systems. Industry 4.0 offers a more comprehensive, interlinked, and holistic approach to all types of manufacturing, including transport.

Transport is in the top three sectors regarded as a factor for economic growth. The performance of the transport sector is consequently linked to innovations and 4.0 Industry. Looking into more detail into some of the effects of Industry 4.0 on transport it seems that the sector is not only highly influenced by innovations, but it should frantically speed up the implementation of all instruments the 4.0 industry has to offer in order to be able to secure not only its own functioning but also the normal functioning of all areas of everyday life.

The new realities: increasing population, increasing pandemic risks, scarce resources and severe climate change makes it essential for every European Member States countries to speed up their national plans in terms of integrating quick innovations in order to improve not only their economic performance but more importantly the lifestyle of the EU citizens.

Транспорт Индустрия 4.0 икономически ефект нови технологии Transport Industry 4.0 economic growth decarbonizationNadya Parpulova


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