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Summary of Article Supply-chain Management: Growing Global Complexity Drives Companies into the Cloud Yadira Hammer 1/27/2011
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International Business
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Supply-chain Management: Growing Global Complexity Drives Companies into the Cloud “We don't compete as individual businesses anymore; we compete as supply chains.”(Knowledge@Wharton) Martin Christopher clearly defines the purpose of the article, “Supply-chain Management: Growing Global Complexity Drives Companies into the Cloud”. The quote identifies the fact that any company in particular may make a superior product at a profitable cost, but the company that ships the product to the demand at a more economical, more reliable, and faster rate will succeed over the superior product.(Knowledge@Wharton) A company with a sole purpose of logistics can benefit other companies as they have nothing else to maintain. The transportation of a product being the main cost and goal Companies will pay a “Cloud” type company less money than they
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2011 for the course MGMT 338 taught by Professor Pendergrass during the Winter '10 term at Columbia College.

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