E-procurement will necessitate cooperation among competitors

Carroll, Brian
August 2002
Furniture/Today;8/12/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 48, p48
Trade Publication
Focuses on the importance of collaboration in the furniture industry in the U.S. Use of computer networks in business operations; Benefits of electronic procurement for the company; Survey on the increase in online purchasing.


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