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Information Technologies, Methods, and Techniques of Supply Chain Management

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In order to manage complex supply and demand networks, staying abreast of the latest research and developments within the field of supply chain management is of vital importance.Information Technologies, Methods, and Techniques of Supply Chain Management has compiled chapters from experts from around the world in the field of supply chain management. This vital compendium of the latest research, case studies, frameworks, methodologies, architectures, and best practices will serve as a research handbook and reference guide to practitioners and academics alike, truly a critical resource within the field of supply chain management.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
    2. List of Reviewers
  5. Preface
    1. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES, METHODS, AND TECHNIQUES OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
  6. Section 1: The Use of Information Technology in Supply Chain Management
    1. Chapter 1: Enterprise Applications for Supply Chain Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BUILDING AN ENTERPRISE INFORMATION INFRASTRUCTURE
      4. SOURCING
      5. PLANNING
      6. FULFILLMENT (MANUFACTURING AND DELIVERY)
      7. RETURNS
      8. ENGINEERING AND DESIGN
      9. MARKETING/SALES/SERVICE
      10. BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE (BI)
      11. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 2: Information Technology Implementation Prioritization in Supply Chain
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. NEED FOR INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY
      4. LITERATURE REVIEW
      5. COMPONENTS OF SCM
      6. INTEGRATION REQUIREMENT
      7. CASE ANALYSIS: CASE OF XYZ COMPANY
      8. FACTOR ANALYSIS
      9. ANALYTICAL HIERARCHY PROCESS (AHP) APPLICATION
      10. TOPSIS APPLICATION
      11. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 3: Moderated Multiple Regression of Absorptive Capacity Attributes and Deployment Outcomes
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. HYPOTHESES TO BE TESTED
      5. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      6. FINDINGS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. LIMITATIONS AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    4. Chapter 4: A Comparison of Information Technology Usage across Supply Chains
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND
      3. OBJECTIVES
      4. LITERATURE REVIEW
      5. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND THE US FOOD INDUSTRY
      6. DATA COLLECTION
      7. ANALYSIS OF DATA
      8. PROFITABILITY
      9. COST OF GOODS SOLD
      10. LABOR COSTS
      11. MATERIAL COSTS
      12. OVERHEAD COSTS
      13. DEGREE OF SUPPLIER AND CUSTOMER INTEGRATION
      14. CONCLUSION
  7. Section 2: Supply Chain Collaboration
    1. Chapter 5: Strategies for E-Procurement
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. METHOD
      4. FROM BESPOKE EDI TO GENERIC E-PROCUREMENT
      5. AUTOMOTIVE CASE ANALYSIS
      6. DELPHI
      7. JOHNSON CONTROLS
      8. E-PROCUREMENT STRATEGIES
      9. CONCLUSION AND IMPLICATIONS
    2. Chapter 6: Industry-wide Supply Chain Information Integration
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. INFORMATION INTEGRATION
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. FOUR INTEGRATION CASES
      6. FINDINGS AND DISCUSSION
      7. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 7: The Strategic Role of Human Collaboration in Supply Chain Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SUPPLY CHAIN CHALLENGES
      4. HUMAN COLLABORATION
      5. TRUST
      6. BELIEFS
      7. COMMUNICATIONS
      8. CULTURE
      9. REWARD SYSTEMS AND METRICS
      10. MANAGERIAL IMPLICATIONS
      11. SUMMARY
    4. Chapter 8: Supply Chain Dispute Resolution
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. SUMMARY OF FINDINGS, ROUND I (COMPOSED OF 5 QUESTIONS)
      6. SUMMARY OF FINDINGS, ROUND II (COMPOSED OF TWO QUESTIONS)
      7. SUMMARY OF FINDINGS, ROUND III (ONE FINAL QUESTION)
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. APPENDIX I: DELPHI QUESTIONS
      10. APPENDIX II: GLOSSARY OF TERMS
    5. Chapter 9: Fair Distribution of Efficiency Gains in Supply Networks from a Cooperative Game Theory Point of View
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE τ-VALUE SOLUTION CONCEPT FOR THE FAIR DISTRIBUTION OF EFFICIENCY GAINS IN SUPPLY NETWORKS
      4. NUMERICAL EXAMPLE FOR THE SUPPLY NETWORK DISTRIBUTION GAME
      5. CONCLUSION, LIMITATIONS AND NEEDS FOR FURTHER RESEARCH
      6. APPENDIX: PROOF OF FORMULAS (7A) AND (7B)
  8. Section 3: Production Planning and Inventory Management
    1. Chapter 10: Dynamic Price and Quantity Postponement Strategies
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED LITERATURE
      4. ANALYTICAL MODEL
      5. DISCUSSION
      6. CONCLUSION AND FURTHER RESEARCH
    2. Chapter 11: Determining Optimal Price and Order Quantity Under the Uncertainty in Demand and Supplier’s Wholesale Price
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. MODEL
      5. NUMERICAL EXAMPLES
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. APPENDIX
    3. Chapter 12: Simulation of Inventory Control System in a Supply Chain Using RFID
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. CHALLENGES OF RFID ADOPTION
      5. SIMULATION OF SUPPLY CHAIN MODEL
      6. REAL DATA FOR CASE STUDY
      7. PROPOSED ARENA MODEL
      8. ANALYSIS OF RESULTS
      9. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
    4. Chapter 13: Two-Commodity Markovian Inventory System with Set of Reorders
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PROBLEM FORMULATION
      4. STEADY STATE RESULTS
      5. SYSTEM PERFORMANCE MEASURES
      6. COST ANALYSIS
      7. NUMERICAL ILLUSTRATION
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. APPENDIX
  9. Section 4: Logistics
    1. Chapter 14: A New Look at Selecting Third-Party Reverse Logistics Providers
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. PROPOSED METHOD FOR 3PL PROVIDER SELECTION
      5. NUMERICAL EXAMPLE
      6. CONCLUDING REMARKS
    2. Chapter 15: Management of Logistics Planning
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. CONCEPTUAL MODEL
      5. MODEL DISCUSSION
      6. LIMITATIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 16: An Empirical Investigation of Third Party Logistics Providers in Thailand
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      5. PROFILE OF 3PL COMPANIES
      6. COMPANY STRATEGIES AND METRICS FOR LOGISTICS SERVICE
      7. IT MOTIVATIONS, BARRIERS AND USAGE
      8. SUMMARY OF FINDINGS
      9. CONCLUSION
  10. Section 5: Supply Chain Monitoring and Performance Management
    1. Chapter 17: Design and Development of an e-Platform for Supporting Liquid Food Supply Chain Monitoring and Traceability
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. IDENTIFICATION AND CATEGORIZATION OF THE REQUIRED DATA FOR THE EFFECTIVE TRACEABILITY
      4. MODELING OF BUSINESS PROCESSES
      5. MODELING TRACEABILITY DATA IN PHYSICAL MARKUP LANGUAGE (PML) FORMAT
      6. TRACEABILITY PLATFORM: ARCHITECTURE AND MODULES
      7. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 18: A Composite Method to Compare Countries to Ascertain Supply Chain Success
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BRIEF LITERATURE REVIEW OF SUPPLY CHAIN MONITORING AND ASSESSMENT
      4. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      5. INTERNATIONAL COMPARISON: CASE OF USA AND INDIA
      6. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 19: An Automated Supply Chain Management System and Its Performance Evaluation
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE MIDAS ARCHITECTURE
      4. MIDAS REGISTRY
      5. IMPLEMENTATION
      6. PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
      7. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
    4. Chapter 20: Supplier Selection by the Pair of AR-NF-IDEA Models
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. PROPOSED MODEL FOR SUPPLIER SELECTION
      5. ABSOLUTE VIRTUAL WEIGHTS RESTRICTIONS
      6. VIRTUAL ASSURANCE REGIONS OF TYPE I
      7. VIRTUAL ASSURANCE REGIONS OF TYPE II
      8. NUMERICAL EXAMPLE
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. APPENDIX
  11. Compilation of References
  12. About the Contributors
  13. Index