Date Added: Jun 2010
In order to deal with the accompanying challenges, organization must embrace latest information technology, e-business and the internet that allow increasingly better opportunities for assisting with supply chain management and improving business performance. Supply chain management, a management method to optimize system-wide costs has evolved as an application of information technology (e-commerce, e-business). Information technology plays a vital role for increasing collaboration among supply chain members. From the information point of view the effective supply chain management must provide the right amount of relevant information to the right person at the right time.