Date Added: Jul 2009
Supply chain integration methodologies have been increasing as a consequence of the globalization of production and sales, and the advancement of enabling information technologies. In this paper, the authors explore concepts like business-to-business cooperation, e-service aggregation, and dynamic re-configuration of business roles. The framework of e-business impact on supply chain integration is discussed. Business models are defined as summary of the value creation logic of an organization or a business network including assumptions about its partners, competitors and customers. E-business is defined as Internet-mediated integration of business, applications, and information systems. E-business is considered as a new business model that emerging in the web-driven environment and has descended across the corporate world.