India, Nov. 30 -- German auto giant BMW Group (BMW.L) said Friday it is increasingly relying on innovations from the fields of digitalisation and Industry 4.0 in production logistics, noting that this ensures its global production network continues to receive the parts it needs in a timely and reliable manner in the future.

BMW's focus is on applications such as logistics robots, autonomous transport systems at plants and digitalisation projects for an end-to-end supply chain. The company noted that staff can control logistics processes from mobile devices such as smartphones as well as tablets and also use virtual reality applications to plan future logistics.

Innovations coming out of many pilot projects are being implemented worldwide ...