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Logistics Management, 2nd Edition by Vinod V. Sople

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Technology: A Pervasive Factor in Logistics Fulfilment

After reading the chapter, the students should be able to understand:

  • Role of technology in logistics
  • Automatic identification technology (Bar Code and RFID)
  • EDI standards, applications and benefits
  • Automated material handling system
  • Warehouse simulation, satellite tracking, ERP, DRP and AITS

Technology is a means to enhance business competitiveness and performance. It is an enabler to create wealth, which depends on the capability of an organization to adopt technology through the change process and deploy it for integrating business process. Technology has become the key factor in ...

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