Outlines cost benefits for information system implementation usingelectronic data interchange as the enabling tool. Highlights rarelycited oncost benefits through the examination of supply chain dynamics,and their relative reductions created through increased stability.Examines two business redesign strategies, namely lead time reductionvia information systems implementation and information integration inthe form of actual customer demand fed forward to all supply chainmembers. Highlights global integrated logistics information systems anddescribes their role in overall supply chain system optimization.
Logistics Information Management – Emerald Publishing
Published: Apr 1, 1993