While the onset of COVID-19 exposed some vulnerabilities in our ability to deliver goods, wider impacts on the supply chain were calling for necessary advancements before the pandemic hit. Specifically, the move toward 5G will likely improve the implementation of much-needed IT and AI systems to support supply chain management. But, like most things in life, the path to 5G isn’t that simple.

The SIOR Chicago Chapter was introduced to these complexities during the July 23 virtual event featuring a presentation from Howard Tullman, the executive director of the Ed Kaplan Family Institute for Innovation and Tech Entrepreneurship and the general managing partner for the Chicago High Tech Investment Partners, LLC and for G2T3V, LLC, two early-stage venture funds.

Read more about how Tullman’s presentation addressed the future of 5G and how it will require significant infrastructure and supply chain updates in REJournals here.