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The Impact of Information Technology on Logistics

The Impact of Information Technology on Logistics The purpose is to indicate the potential impact, be it positive ornegative, of information technology on the effective management of thelogistics function. This is achieved by defining the concepts oflogistics, management, information and technology to create a base ofunderstanding. A framework is then suggested to guide the integration ofinformation technology effectively into the logistic function. Inconclusion the important aspect of building commitment as a key successfactor in the effective management of information technology inlogistics is examined. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management Emerald Publishing

The Impact of Information Technology on Logistics

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0960-0035
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000000387
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Abstract

The purpose is to indicate the potential impact, be it positive ornegative, of information technology on the effective management of thelogistics function. This is achieved by defining the concepts oflogistics, management, information and technology to create a base ofunderstanding. A framework is then suggested to guide the integration ofinformation technology effectively into the logistic function. Inconclusion the important aspect of building commitment as a key successfactor in the effective management of information technology inlogistics is examined.

Journal

International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics ManagementEmerald Publishing

Published: May 1, 1991

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