Date Added: Dec 2009
In the 21st century, competition between companies has been turned into the competition between their supply chains. To satisfy the rapidly changing demands in global market, agile capability and flexibility have been the new requirements in today's Supply Chain Management (SCM). Some intelligent activities, such as negotiation, decision and collaboration, have become the "Bottleneck" to improve the performance of SCM. This paper first discusses the development of mobile agent and explores its application in SCM, and then presents a mobile agent system for SCM in the case of flower trading. It can deal with the negotiation, decision and collaboration intelligently and automatically.