Among the top advantages are eliminating geographical limitations gaining new

Among the top advantages are eliminating geographical

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beyond the hype and determine in what way e-commerce can help us as a company. Among the top advantages are eliminating geographical limitations, gaining new customers with search engine visibility, lower costs for maintenance and rent, and higher capacity for goods and deliveries while the core disadvantages of starting an e-commerce business include losing the personal touch of physical retailers, delaying goods or services deliveries, and limiting availability of merchandise as some goods cannot be sold online. Edwin Reference: Coyle, J. J., Langley, C. J. Jr., Novak, R. A. & Gibson, B. J. (2017). Supply Chain Management: A Logistics Perspective, Tenth Edition . Boston, MA: Cengage Learning. Khurana, A. (2018). E-Commerce. Retrieved from Gerard, Nowadays, flexibility and adaptability have become more influential to business decisions. A good start in this situation is by looking at strategic sourcing models to improve the procurement of a company since procurement serves as the critical link between members of the supply chain. Next to the unique aspects of strategic sourcing as presented in Coyle, Langley, Novack & Gibson, 2017, p. 141, strategic sourcing has to managed properly. The development of a strategic plan helps to implement the process. Setting the
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