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Electronic Supply Chain


Source: Procurement Glossary
Author: Paul Rogers
Institute: CIPS - UK

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Supply chain management describes the flow of goods, money and information between networks of trading partners.  As business-to-business transactions have increasingly become enabled electronically, as well as the physical linkages in the supply chain there is an electronic supply chain, sharing documents, designs, transactions, messages and money.  The term electronic supply chain describes the infrastructure that enables trading partners to exchange information up and down the supply chain.  See also e-Commerce.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




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