Supply Chain Management
The competitive environment of modern times is forcing business firms to shift focus from inside the corporate walls toward collaboration with outside trading partners. Enhanced communication technology has redefined how businesses work together, has raised customers' expectations, and has placed new demands on supply chain performance. The internet has allowed companies to come up with highly innovative solutions that accelerate the widespread adoption of core principles of supply chain management. Companies that make use of e-business to redefine supply chain integration achieve significant increase in their efficiency and competitive edge over their competitors. The next few years will see an explosion of e-enabled supply chain management as visionary companies develop new paradigms of e-business for the future. This book focuses on the concepts, principles, and real life experiences which improve an understanding of the Supply Chain Management (SCM). The information provided in Supply Chain Management has been analyzed and synthesized across many disciplines, such as purchase and supply management, marketing, organizational dynamics, logistic and transportation management, information technology, strategic management, and operations management.
Publication Date: 10/1/2007