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Supply Chain

the Way to Flat Organisation

Edited by Yanfang Huo

Tianjin University, China


With the ever-increasing levels of volatility in demand and more and more turbulent market conditions, there is a growing acceptance that individual businesses can no longer compete as stand-alone entities but rather as supply chains. Supply chain management (SCM) has been both an emergent field of practice and an academic domain to help firms satisfy customer needs more responsively with improved quality, reduction cost and higher flexibility. This book discusses some of the latest development and findings addressing a number of key areas of aspect of supply chain management, including the application and development ICT and the RFID technique in SCM, SCM modeling and control, and number of emerging trends and issues.

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Supply Chainthe Way to Flat OrganisationEdited by Yanfang Huo

Published: January 1st 2009

DOI: 10.5772/105

ISBN: 978-953-7619-35-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6406-7

Copyright year: 2009

Books open for chapter submissions

64496 Total Chapter Downloads

25 Crossref Citations

17 Web of Science Citations

38 Dimensions Citations


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1. Optimal Control Strategy for Serial Supply Chain

By Min Huang, W.H.Ip, Xingwei Wang and Jianqing Ding


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2. A Synergistic Approach towards Autonomic Event Management in Supply Chains

By Roy Oberhauser


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3. Managing Logistics Flows Through Enterprise Input-Output Models

By V. Albino, A. Messeni Petruzzelli and O. G. Okogbaa


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4. Dynamic Analysis and Control of Supply Chain Systems

By Alejandro Rodríguez-Angeles, América Morales Díaz and Arturo Sánchez


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5. Optimization Based e-Sourcing

By Kameshwaran Sampath and Lyès Benyoucef


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6. A Domain Engineering Process for RFID Systems Development in Supply Chain

By Leonardo Barreto Campos, Eduardo Santana de Almeida, Sérgio Donizetti Zorzo and Silvio Romero de Lemos Meira


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7. Return Policies and Coordination of Supply Chain

By Mabel C. Chou


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8. Operational Management of Supply Chains: A Hybrid Petri Net Approach

By Mariagrazia Dotoli, Maria Pia Fanti and Agostino Marcello Mangini


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9. A Physics Approach to Supply Chain Oscillations and Their Control

By Ken Dozier and David Chang


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10. Utilizing IT as an Enabler for Leveraging the Agility of SCM

By Mehdi Fasanghari and S. K. Chaharsooghi


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11. Development and Evolution of the Tiancalli Project

By Macías Galindo Daniel, Vilariño Ayala Darnes and López y López Fabiola


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12. A Framework and Key Techniques for Supply Chain Integration

By Yanfang Huo, Xinyue Jiang, Fu Jia and Bingguang Li


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13. New Approaches for Modeling and Evaluating Agility in Integrated Supply Chains

By Vipul Jain and Lyes Benyoucef


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14. Managing and Integrating Demand and Supply Using Web Services and the Service Oriented Architecture

By Firat Kart, Louise E. Moser and P. M. Melliar-Smith


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15. Distributed Supply Chain Planning for Multiple Companies with Limited Local Information

By Tatsushi Nishi


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16. Applying Fuzzy Linear Programming to Supply Chain Planning with Demand, Process and Supply Uncertainty

By David Peidro, Josefa Mula and Raúl Poler


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17. Research Issues on Collaborative Product Design and Development

By Jiun-Yan Shiau


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18. Improvement of Supply Chain Performances Using RFID Technology

By Cornel Turcu, Cristina Turcu and Adrian Graur


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19. RFID Technology, Security Vulnerabilities, and Countermeasures

By Qinghan Xiao, Thomas Gibbons and Hervé Lebrun


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20. Ontology and Its Application in Supply Chain Information Management

By Zetian Fu, Jun Yue and Zhenbo Li


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