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Introduction

  • Juping Shao
  • Yanan Sun
  • Bernd Noche
Chapter

Abstract

This is an era of rapid change Courtney (Harvard business review on managing uncertainty. Harvard Business School Press, Boston, 1999). With the background of the rise of knowledge economy and the accelerated pace of economic globalization, the internal and external operating and competition environments of companies are fundamentally changed Croom et al. (Eur J Purch Supply Manag (6):67–83, 2000).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of BusinessSuzhou University of Science and TechnologySuzhouChina
  2. 2.Suzhou Industrial Park Anwood Logistics System Co., LtdSuzhouChina
  3. 3.Institute for Transport Systems and LogisticsUniversity Duisburg-EssenDuisburgGermany

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