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E-Business and Supply Chain Integration

Strategies and Case Studies from Industry

Explore the opportunities and challenges associated with managing an e-supply chain
EAN: 9780749478452
Edition: 1
Format: 235x155
272 pages

About the book

Using e-business technologies to manage supply chains increases the efficiency and performance of logistics, production, distribution and other related activities. E-Business and Supply Chain Integration explains how a number of tools can be used to produce an e-supply chain and achieve higher productivity.

This essential book examines supply chain theories along with real life cases and examples from industry to illustrate how e-business can enhance supply chain integration and highlights the negative outcomes when it is poorly managed. Dr Ozlem Bak and a team of expert contributors from practice and academia assess the impact of e-business on numerous different sectors, such as automotive, healthcare, logistics, higher education, and professional services. E-Business and Supply Chain Integration explains the strategic implications of new technologies and provides guidance on effective supply chains in e-businesses.

About the authors

Ozlem Bak

Dr Ozlem Bak is Senior Lecturer at Huddersfield University, UK. She lectures on courses in operations management, purchasing, and supply chain management at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Before entering academia, she worked in the automotive industry for companies such as Daimler Chrysler and Hyundai.

More about Ozlem Bak

This book will prove to be a valuable resource to anyone looking to gain a secure foothold and strong understanding in emerging technologies and their subsequent impact on future supply chains.

Michael Johnson, Head of Business Solutions, Unipart, UK