Supply chain management provides supervision and direction for the various parts of the distribution system including production scheduling and inventory control, transportation, warehousing, wholesaling, retailing and brokerage. It encompasses all industry sectors. Global competition is putting business pressures on all supply chains to reduce their costs while being more proactive. At the same time, the firms with their suppliers and clients are facing enormous pressure to co-ordinate and increase collaboration in their business activities and processes. As all firms with their clients try to simplify their supply chain operations, they are gradually adopting web-based supply chain management technology.
Keywords: Product Description Catalogue, Order Status Information, Inventory Data as well as Demand projections over the Internet.
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