HW 1 - 12 It is due to the government’s deregulation of...

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David Lum SCM 406W 1/16/08 Chapter 2 9. Advantages of electronic messages elimination of paperwork, this in turn means less time for order cycles and savings on time all together. Reduction in paper means less cost and less errors. Also by using technology there is better communication between supplier and purchaser. It allows for package tracking and to be displayed online. Difficulties may arise when a system is complex and users don’t want to use it and find other methods of communicating to bypass that system.
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Unformatted text preview: 12. It is due to the government’s deregulation of transportation modes of air, rail and trucks. This meant buyers can negotiate rates and discounts with the carriers themselves. For the buyer to purchase transportation means less costs and more control. 14. Nonpurchasing • Specifications of the items • Features/functions • Endurance and warranties Purchasing only • Delivery methods and timing • Long term contracts • Cooperation with buyers...
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This note was uploaded on 05/23/2008 for the course SCM 406W taught by Professor Dawnrussell during the Fall '08 term at Penn State.

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HW 1 - 12 It is due to the government’s deregulation of...

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