Facebook Pinterest Search Icon SourcingJournal_horiz Tumbler Twitter Shape photo-camera graph-trend Shape latest-news icon / user

How World’s Smallest Shoe Factory Changes the Supply Chain Conversation

When it’s deliver-or-die, supply chains become the lifeblood of a company. To that end, the fashion industry has embraced technology to navigate today’s hyper-complicated supply chain, with myriad solutions shaping the first, middle and last mile. Call it Sourcing 2.0.

KEEN’s UNEEKBOT, the “world’s smallest shoe factory,” wants to evolve how the industry thinks about supply chain and manufacturing in footwear. Robotics, especially in the apparel and footwear industries, is often viewed with caution and concern. It threatens to upend how garments are manufactured and to put thousands of workers in emerging countries out of…

This content is for Annual and Limited members only. You can read up to five free articles each month with a Limited Level Subscription. Please log in, or subscribe.

Log In Subscribe

More from our brands

Access exclusive content Become a Member Today!