Get insights into the advantages and disadvantages of e-retailing for the supply chain.
Supply Chain Design for E-Retailers compares e-retailing to traditional retailing and examines the reduced costs of store-keeping. Aimed at students on supply chain management and retail courses, it includes vital information on the responsibility of the e-retailer and the importance of delivering the products to the customer on-time.
Supply Chain Design for E-Retailers uses examples from a multi-national company selling footwear, clothes and fashion items for and provides useful outlines for mapping supply chain processes. There are also questions and suggested answers on delivery methods and suggested warehouse locations.
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Dr Vahid Mirzabeiki is a lecturer in the Supply Chain Research Centre at Cranfield School of Management. Vahid's areas of expertise include supply chain management, information sharing in supply chain, and inter-organisational information systems.