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Episode 9 Supply Chain Technology
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The Questions What is the role of information in a supply chain? What types of information technology tools support SCM? What supply chain benefits does an effective information system create? 2
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Part 1 Overview
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IT can help organizations address their most vexing supply chain challenges. A key to all these goals is Visibility. Technology provides a more seamless, timely flow of information, HENCE greater visibility.
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“Instead of buffering uncertainty with inventory you can do it with information and information technology. Dr. Bud LaLonde, Ohio State WHY IS THIS IMPORTANT? Information flow makes a system dynamic… Quality and timeliness of information are key factors in supply chain operations. If we have good flow, we can run the key processes of Better and achieve…High Service Levels, waste reduction, and continuous improvement Technology driven visibility allows SC managers to make informed decisions and enhance supply chain performance.
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This note was uploaded on 05/19/2011 for the course BUSINESS MKT taught by Professor Johnston during the Spring '11 term at Missouri State University-Springfield.

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