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Implementation and usage of electronic commerce in managing the supply chain: A comparative study of ten Australian companies

DJ Power, AS Sohal

Benchmarking | Published : 2002


Changing competitive environments and technological innovation have been increasingly driving organizations to look to deriving competitive advantage through the management of their total supply chain. Ten case studies have been conducted in organizations using the European Article Numbering (EAN) system for the application of business-to-business e-commerce. The evidence from these indicates that those organizations that implement this system for electronic commerce with trading partners from a "strategic" stance can reap substantial benefits. It is also apparent that adoption of this system has at times been slow, and essentially driven by trading partners. There are, however, barriers to ..

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