Impact of the Emerging 5G Network Technology on Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Written by Stanley Teo, ADLSM

by Stanley Teo, ADLSM

Impact of the Emerging 5G Network Technology on Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Written by Stanley Teo, ADLSM

by Stanley Teo, ADLSM

by Stanley Teo, ADLSM

Way back in 1860 when the Scottish physicist, James Clerk Maxwell predicted the existence of radio waves; the wireless and mobile telephony technologies evaluations had begun and this has never stopped. Today, mobile communication has evolved a great deal in a few decades, in which come through the various generations of devices and networks compatible with new standards of telecommunication.

5G – More than just another G

If you have heard anything about 5G, it is probably the speed figures. Today’s best 4G tech, LTE Advanced, is advertised at 225 megabits per second for downloads, and up to one gigabit per second in technology demonstrations. That is pretty astounding, especially since LTE started at a top speed of about 12Mbps back in 2010. A lot of work has been done since then, and 5G codifies and expands those advancements, promising over 10 Gbps.

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About the Author: Stanley Teo has substantive years of experience in the logistics sector and customer service. He has acquired experiences in bonded warehouse operations and has extensive knowledge in handling excise documentation for global trade. Stanley is a qualified member of the Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management (SIPMM). He is currently completing a course at SIPMM Academy on Advanced Diploma in Logistics and Supply Management (ADLSM).

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