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E-Logistics and E-Supply Chain Management

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Business models rely on the development and use of technologies in logistics and supply chain management in order to continually improve business processes. E-Logistics and E-Supply Chain Management: Applications for Evolving Business explores the creation of integrated supply chains, the developments of virtual business, and the processes of re-engineering for business development. This reference source is useful for researchers, students, and practitioners to provide an academic and pragmatic approach to electronic logistics and supply chain management.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Dedication
  5. Foreword
  6. Foreword
  7. Preface
    1. INTRODUCTION
    2. ORGANISATION OF THE BOOK
  8. Acknowledgment
  9. Section 1: The Concepts of E-Logistics and E-Supply Chain Management
    1. Chapter 1: Introduction to E-Logistics and E-Supply Chain Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      4. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 2: E-Supply Chain Collaboration and Integration
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. REVIEW OF LITERATURE AND RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      4. SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT RELATIONSHIP
      5. COLLABORATION CHALLENGES
      6. PRACTICAL IMPLICATION OF E-COLLABORATIONS
      7. DISCUSSION
      8. IMPLICATIONS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH
      9. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 3: Web Applications for the Outsourcing of Logistics Services
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. 3PLS IN THE DIGITAL ERA
      4. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      5. FINDINGS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. APPENDIX
  10. Section 2: E-Logistics and E-Supply Chain Management
    1. Chapter 4: Measuring the Impact of Tools on the Leanness of E-Procurement Processes
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LEANING E-PROCUREMENT
      4. CASE STUDY ANALYSIS
      5. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      6. FINDINGS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. APPENDIX 1: DATA POPULATION AND SAMPLE
      9. APPENDIX 2: KPI MEASUREMENT
    2. Chapter 5: A Hybrid E-Auction/Negotiation Model as a Tool for 4PL to Improve the Transport Provider Selection Process
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 6: The Use of Cloud Computing in Shipping Logistics
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 7: A Web Application for Supply Chain Traceability
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. REVIEW OF LITERATURE ON TRACEABILITY SUPPORT SYSTEMS
      4. OPERATIONAL MODEL VALIDATION
      5. WEB APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. APPENDIX
    5. Chapter 8: E-Enterprise
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. ORGANIZATIONAL ISSUES OF E-CRM, E-SRM, AND E-ERP INTEGRATION
      5. FUTURE TRENDS AND RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES
      6. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 9: Monitoring and Warning Mechanisms of Supply Coordination in Assembly System under Delivery Uncertainty
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE EMERGENCE MECHANISM OF SUPPLY UNCERTAINTY IN ASSEMBLY SYSTEM
      4. MONITORING OPERATION MODE OF SUPPLY COORDINATION IN ASSEMBLY SYSTEM UNDER UNCERTAIN DELIVERY
      5. MONITORING MECHANISM OF SUPPLY COORDINATION IN ASSEMBLY SYSTEM UNDER UNCERTAIN DELIVERY
      6. SUPPLY PROCESS MONITORING AND WARNING MODEL OF COORDINATION IN ASSEMBLY SYSTEM BASED ON CASE BASED REASONING
      7. FINDINGS AND RESEARCH CONTRIBUTION
      8. CONCLUSION
    7. Chapter 10: The Strategic Contribution of ERP Systems to the Formulation of Non-Financial Key Performance Measures (KPIs) in Logistics Activities
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. FINDINGS AND DISCUSSION
      6. CONCLUSION
  11. Section 3: Evolving Business
    1. Chapter 11: The Use of RFID Technologies for E-Enabling Logistics Supply Chains
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. RFID IN LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAINS
      5. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 12: Cloud Computing in Supply Chain Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CLOUD COMPUTING
      4. CLOUD-BASED SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
      5. CLOUD COMPUTING IN 3PL SERVICES: REAL-WORLD CASES
      6. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 13: A University of Greenwich Case Study of Cloud Computing
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BUSINESS MODEL CLASSIFICATIONS AND THEIR USES
      4. THE PAIR OF THE HEXAGON MODELS
      5. THE USE OF OPEN SOURCE ORACLE FOR TEACHING
      6. STRATEGIC PLAN OF ADOPTING ENTERPRISE SOFTWARE SUCH AS SAP
      7. DISCUSSIONS
      8. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
    4. Chapter 14: Investigating the Effect of E-Learning Technologies on Supply Chain Activities
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE COST OF THE ELT PUBLISHING SUPPLY CHAIN IN GREECE
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. THE RESULTS OF THE STATISTICAL ANALYSIS
      6. RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 15: ERP Implementation Service Supply Chain
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. FRAMEWORK OF MODULAR ERP IMPLEMENTATION SERVICES
      5. ERP IMPLEMENTATION SERVICE SUPPLY CHAIN
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
  12. Compilation of References
  13. About the Contributors