Влияние трехмерной печати на логистику и управление цепями поставок (часть 1)
The article is dedicated to the impact of the emerging 3D printing technologies on logistics and supply chain management. The author studies different ways of additive manufacturing, analyses its advantages and drawbacks. Feasibility conditions and potential spheres of application are revealed. The article considers possible changes in the traditional logistics activities fulfillment following the development of 3D printing. Moreover, the author gives his take on the threats and opportunities for the major supply chain parties with reference to the adoption of the cutting-edge manufacturing technologies.