Journal article

Supply chain management integration and implementation: a literature review

D Power

SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT-AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL | EMERALD GROUP PUBLISHING LTD | Published : 2005

Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to review a sample of the literature relating to the integration and implementation of supply chain management practices from a strategic viewpoint. Design/methodology/approach - The literature is examined from three perspectives. First, supply chain integration covers issues relating to integration of core processes across organizational boundaries through improved communication, partnerships, alliances and cooperation. Second, strategy and planning examines supply chain management as a strategic matter for trading partners, along with factors relating to the amount of planning required. Third, implementation issues concern factors critical for success..

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