Order Fulfillment Monitoring in Agile Supply Chain by Software Agents

Nowadays, in turbulent and violate global markets, agility has been considered as a fundamental characteristic of a supply chain needed for survival. Consequently Agile Supply Chain is considered as a dominant competitive advantage. However, so far a little effort has been made for order fulfillment monitoring an agile supply chain in recent years. Therefore, in this paper a fuzzy approach has been developed based on software agents' technique. Software agents that gather event-related information are one promising approach to monitor a large number of different order fulfillment autonomously.

Provided by: ARPN Journal of Systems and Software Topic: Software Date Added: Apr 2011 Format: PDF

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