TITLE

Global visibility: myth or reality?

AUTHOR(S)
Biddle, Jane
PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);2/16/2004, Vol. 5 Issue 7, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on global visibility in the supply chain of the shipping industry. Function of sales order system and tracking devices for information requirements in the supply chain; Implementation of global initiatives in the industry; Development of global data models by shipping companies.
ACCESSION #
12274503

 

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