Supply Chain Simulation: Collaborative Design System Based on SOA - A Case Study in Logistics Industry
The paper proposes a new concept in developing collaborative design system. The concept framework involves applying simulation of supply chain management to collaborative design called - 'SCM - Based Design Tool'. The system is aimed to increase design productivity and creativity. Therefore, user can collaborate by the system since conceptual design. SCG: Supply Chain Generator based on service-oriented architecture. It helps one to make sure that every dollar invested in IT, every resource allocated and every application in development or production meets the business goals. Unlike software offerings and methodologies that focus on internal IT processes, SCM optimizes the strategic functions between technology and business.