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Supply Chain Strategy, Second Edition: Unleash the Power of Business Integration to Maximize Financial, Service, and Operations Performance, 2nd Edition by Edward H. Frazelle

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CHAPTER 9

RightTechSupply Chain Information Systems Strategy

“Buy truth, and do not sell it; buy wisdom, instruction, and understanding.”

—SOLOMON

There is a very direct correlation between the development of information technology and the development of supply chains. Specifically, as CPU speed, bandwidth, and economic efficiency has accelerated, the scope, scale, and integration of supply chains has followed suit (Figure 9.1). The scope and scale of supply chain logistics has moved from workplace logistics to facility logistics to corporate logistics to supply chain logistics to global logistics to galactic logistics. The integration of supply chains has moved from the factory floor to intracorporate supply chains to intracorporate business ...

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