An Analysis on the Implementation of Electronic Supply Chain in International Trade

  • Hanlin Chen
  • Lingxiang Kong
Part of the IFIP — The International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 251)


The advancement of information technology has allowed firms that participate in supply chain management to share information across organizational boundaries. An innovative transaction process which is electronically supported may lead to efficiency gaining and cost reducing, at the same time it enhances the operational effectiveness. The implementation of electronic supply chain in international trade improves coordination between buyers and sellers and increases transaction efficiency by raising the operational effectiveness. The paper gives us a rough introduction of electronic supply chain. Then it shows us the process of international trade in which an effective electronic supply chain is implemented. Finally, a case study about Dell is brought out to show how to implement E-supply chain in international trade.


Supply Chain International Trade Supply Chain Management Trade Partner Electronic Commerce 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hanlin Chen
    • 1
  • Lingxiang Kong
    • 1
  1. 1.The business schoolHubei UniversityWuhanChina

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