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Benefits of IT in supply chain management: an explorative study of progressive companies
Purpose – To provide empirical evidence of benefits from IT in supply chain management.Design/methodology/approach – Data in this qualitative study were collected through multiple enquiries. SCMExpand
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Challenges for going downstream
Manufacturing companies are increasingly offering services related to the products that they supply and building capabilities to exploit better the installed base. This move downstream requires newExpand
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Research agenda for e‐business logistics based on professional opinions
This study investigated what should be the major research and development areas regarding the logistics of electronic business. The method of study consisted of five elements: the creation of aExpand
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Demand‐supply chain representation
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to propose demand‐supply chain representation as a tool to support economic organizing between original equipment manufacturers going downstream and customersExpand
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Increasing operational efficiency through improved customer service: process maintenance case
We illustrate how new service concepts, where product suppliers are integrated and more involved in customers' operations, enable suppliers to organise their own supply chains more efficiently, whileExpand
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T helper cell‐mediated interferon‐gamma expression after human parvovirus B19 infection: persisting VP2‐specific and transient VP1u‐specific activity
Human parvovirus B19 is a small non‐enveloped DNA virus with an icosahedral capsid consisting of proteins of only two species, the major protein VP2 and the minor protein VP1. VP2 is contained withinExpand
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The roles of information technology in supply chain management
The use of information technology (IT) is considered a prerequisite for the effective control of today’s complex supply chains. Despite the acknowledged importance of the use of IT in supply chainExpand
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Benefits of IT in supply chain management - a case study of progressive Finnish Companies
It is commonly acknowledged that information technology (IT) is and increasingly will be an essential element of managing logistics operations in networks. However, there is less empirical evidenceExpand
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The use of information technology in supply chains: transactions and information sharing perspective
Whilst mid in an era of rapid development in information technology (IT), companies face increasing need to coordinate their logistics activities with their up- and downstream counterparts, that is,Expand
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Benefits of IT in supply chain management – an explorative study of progressive Finnish Companies
It is commonly acknowledged that information technology (IT) is and increasingly will be an essential element of managing logistics operations in networks. However, there is less empirical evidenceExpand
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