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arrangements that are already in place,
• IT systems and on-line supplier
whether good or bad. One of the primary
catalogs can cut transaction costs
ways to achieve streamlined purchasing, for
example, is to have access to the catalogs
• Real savings come only when staff
and pricing of current suppliers available
activities and costs are realigned
right at each user’s desktop. Need some
office supplies? Click on an icon and your
order will automatically be billed to your
• Does not address competitiveness
department and shipped to your desk. Need
of current suppliers or ability to
to order raw materials for next month’s plant
drive prices down through Webproduction? You can punch in your supplier
order directly from the manufacturing floor.
Perhaps the supplier even has access to the production plan and current inventory levels
and automatically reorders the materials for you, all at prearranged prices.
This type of deep and collaborative integration, facilitated by visibili...
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/01/2014 for the course INDE 6370 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of Houston.
- Spring '08