This presentation discusses the impact of internet related systems and technologies on the supply chain of an organization and helps devise a strategy to adapt the supply chain – and procurement – to leverage the capability presented by digital technology. The author identifies the key elements of a supply chain and their relationship to value chain and value networks, discusses how IT enables and affects these elements of the supply chain, explores the benefits and challenges of e-procurement, analyzes the roi of e-procurement alternatives, and assesses the approaches to integrate an organizations supply chain with that of its key suppliers and vendors. (27 Slides)
This paper provides a primer on Distribution and Fulfillment Strategies for E-Commerce.
This paper argues that the impact of online pharmacies will be greater on the information supply chain than on the physical supply chain for pharmaceutical products and that an effective strategy for online pharmacies will focus on the provision of information to the customer and building net enabled models that offer competitive advantage.