A new technology paradigm for collaboration in the supply chain

  title={A new technology paradigm for collaboration in the supply chain},
  author={Branko Pecar and Barry J. Davies},
  journal={International Journal of Services Operations and Informatics},
  • B. Pecar, B. Davies
  • Published 9 October 2007
  • Business
  • International Journal of Services Operations and Informatics
'Just-in-case inventory' is one of the traditional methods of reducing uncertainty in business. The unfortunate consequence of this approach is the bullwhip effect. An alternative approach is some form of collaborative scenario. Unfortunately, neither approach guarantees optimisation across the supply chain. The fundamental reason for this is found in the rational behaviour that participants in the process adhere to. As it is impossible to suppress rational behaviour, a solution for this… Expand

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