Date Added: Dec 2011
The recent challenge in textile supply chain management is the development of collaboration network which accommodates diverse concerns of various participants while explicitly recognizing interdependencies and promoting effective relationship management. This paper is designed to suggest a collaboration network model for textile industry and apply it to establish a desirable framework for the textile supply chain management. The collaboration network model, proposed in this paper, is designed to facilitate positive collaboration from the supply chain of the textile industry. Utilizing the collaboration model, an intelligent textile supply chain management system is designed to improve customer services and delivery time, and to promote information sharing, and shorten product life cycle time.