The Myth of the Integrated Enterprise

January 2002
Logistics & Transport Focus;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p11
Trade Publication
Integration between front and back office Information Technology systems can help a company to operate efficiently. However with software, with software vendors ready, willing and able to provide the solutions and with investment minimal compared to the initial cost of Supply-Chain Management and Customer Relationship Management systems, only ten percent of companies are currently integrated. Companies are missing out on savings of up to fifteen percent on supply-chain costs by failing to bridge the gap between sales and marketing and supply-chain operators.


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