Technological advances in science and technology information and communication in recent years have completely changed the way the enterprise functions. It works toward a collaborative relationship between the different partners of its supply chain. Thus, enterprises need to exploit the benefits of integrating supply chain actors and information sharing to improve their performances. This has led to the development of a collaborative product lifecycle management commonly known as PLM. The objective of this chapter is to propose a decision support tool based on PLM for supply chain optimization. Through this work, we conciliate two scientific communities: the one dedicated to PLM and the one relating to the problems relating to supply chain optimization.
Part of the book: Product Lifecycle Management