Logistics — Supply Chain Management and Information Management


In this Chapter, supply chain management is presented as a strategic approach for retail companies. With a focus on logistics activities, efficient consumer response is discussed as a collaborative approach to supply chain management. Information technology is a major enabler for supply chain activities. Therefore, the general principles of information management in retail companies, in the logistics context, are outlined.


Information Management Supply Chain Management Order Quantity Supply Chain Activity Retail Company 
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Further Reading

  1. BELL, R.; CUTHBERTSON, R. (2004): Collaboration in the Retail Supply Chain, in: REYNOLDS, J:, CUTHBERTSON, C. (Eds.): Retail Strategy, Amsterdam et al., pp. 52–77.Google Scholar
  2. SEIFERT, D. (2004): Collaborative Planning, Forecasting and Replenishment — How to Create a Supply Chain Advantage, Bonn.Google Scholar

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