Mobile Applications for Adaptive Supply Chains: A Landscape Analysis

Mobile Applications for Adaptive Supply Chains: A Landscape Analysis

Ravi Kalakota (E-Business Strategies, Inc.), Marcia Robinson (E-Business Strategies, Inc.) and Pavan Gundepudi (E-Business Strategies, Inc.)
Copyright: © 2003 |Pages: 14
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-052-3.ch013
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Streamlining supply chains is a high priority for corporations. In a volatile economy, customer satisfaction, market share and revenue growth become dependent on getting the right product to the right place at the right time. As a result, the notion of adaptive supply chains is emerging as the next competitive battlefield. Fulfillment velocity, inventory visibility, and supplier coordination versatility form the three pillars of adaptive supply chains. To support these business objectives, traditional tethered computing models are inadequate. Untethered models, enabled by mobile computing, facilitate the improvement, management and re-design of next generation supply chains. In this chapter, we examine the different ways mobility is morphing supply chain applications. Specifically, we show how mobile technology and infrastructure is transforming the key areas of procurement, supply execution, supply chain visibility and after-sales service management.

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Chapter 1
Keng Siau, Ee-Peng Lim, Zixing Shen
Advances in wireless technology increase the number of mobile device users and give pace to the rapid development of e-commerce using these devices.... Sample PDF
Mobile Commerce: Current States and Future Trends
Chapter 2
Do van Thanh
This chapter considers mobile e-commerce on mobile phones and in particular GSM mobile phones. It is aiming at clarifying the differences between... Sample PDF
Mobile E-Commerce on Mobile Phones
Chapter 3
Hong Va Leong
Advances in wireless communication technologies in the past decade have led to the emergence of e-commerce applications that can be executed on... Sample PDF
Transactional Database Accesses for M-Commerce Clients
Chapter 4
Aslihan Celik, Anindya Datta
Data management issues related to organizing and retrieving information from wireless channels have posed challenges for the database community. In... Sample PDF
Techniques to Facilitate Information Exchange in Mobile Commerce
Chapter 5
Sai Ho Kwok
In the future, intellectual property protection will be a need for distributed media in mobile multimedia. With the constraints of mobile commerce... Sample PDF
Digital Rights Management for Mobile Multimedia
Chapter 6
Abhinav Vora, Zahir Tari, Peter Bertok
Robust mobile middlewares are crucial for online applications as they provide solutions for the core issues of mobility, data interoperability, and... Sample PDF
Predicate Based Caching for Large Scale Mobile Distributed On-line Applications
Chapter 7
Jari Veijalainen, Mathias Weske
Mobile phones and other small and powerful portable devices have revolutionized personal communication and affected the lifestyles of the people in... Sample PDF
Modeling Static Aspects of Mobile Electronic Commerce Environments
Chapter 8
Stuart James Barnes
The use of mobile telecommunications devices for commercial transactions, coined mobile (m-) commerce, has been an emerging trend since the late... Sample PDF
Known by the Network: The Emergence of Location-Based Mobile Commerce
Chapter 9
John Krogstie, Petter Bae Brandtzaeg, Jan Heim, Andreas L. Opdahl
Mobile solutions are becoming more and more common in e-commerce and are giving rise to a new breed of m-commerce systems, which are characterized... Sample PDF
Usable M-Commerce Systems: The Need of Model-Based Approaches
Chapter 10
Maristella Agosti, Nicola Ferro
In this work we present the problem of managing the interactions between handheld devices, mobile applications and users that are the three main... Sample PDF
Managing the Interactions Between Handheld Devices, Mobile Applications, and Users
Chapter 11
Susy Chan, Xiaowen Fang
This chapter analyzes the critical issues confronting usability for mobile commerce (m-commerce) applications. Limited bandwidth and multiple form... Sample PDF
Mobile Commerce and Usability
Chapter 12
James A. Rodger
This chapter is designed to relate the rationale used by the Department of Defense (DoD), for the military to adapt the principles of Mobile and... Sample PDF
Using Continuous Voice Activation Applications in Telemedicine to Transform Mobile Commerce
Chapter 13
Ravi Kalakota, Marcia Robinson, Pavan Gundepudi
Streamlining supply chains is a high priority for corporations. In a volatile economy, customer satisfaction, market share and revenue growth become... Sample PDF
Mobile Applications for Adaptive Supply Chains: A Landscape Analysis
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