4. Using Information Technology to Enable Effective Supply Chain Management

A. Role of Information Technology (IT) in the
Supply Chain:

1. Use in collaboration and joint processes
2. IT infrastructure
a. interface devices
b. communications
c. database structures
d. system architecture
e. integration between supply chain systems
3. Acquisition and use of data
4. Uses of IT in the supply chain

B. Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) in Supply
Chain Management (SCM):

1. ERP scope and functionality
2. Leveraging ERP systems

C. Innovative Technologies and Their Uses:

1. Supply chain event management
2. Advanced optimization tools, warehouse management systems (WMS), and transportation management systems (TMS)
3. Technology trends
a. Software-as-a-service (SaaS)
b. ISO certification and other processes

D. Using Information Technology (IT) to Enhance
Supply Chain Performance:

1. Electronic data capture
a. radio frequency identification (RFID)
b. bar coding
c. standardization
d. challenges
2. Advanced planning and scheduling (APS), network optimization

E. eBusiness

1. Enabling virtual organizations
2. Internet-enabled supply chains
3. eBusiness considerations
4. Business-to-business commerce (B2B) and business-to-consumer sales (B2C)


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