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Logistics Organization and the Information System

Philip B. Schary (Oregon State University Corvallis, USA)
James Coakley (Oregon State University Corvallis, USA)

The International Journal of Logistics Management

ISSN: 0957-4093

Article publication date: 1 July 1991


Information technology is changing the nature of logistics organization. It is reducing the cost of transactions and redefining organizations and their interconnections. This paper examines the impact through the concept of transaction costs. This leads to discussion of current trends toward electronic integration and outsourcing of logistics services. The use of advanced information technology is redefining the role of the logistics manager.



Schary, P.B. and Coakley, J. (1991), "Logistics Organization and the Information System", The International Journal of Logistics Management, Vol. 2 No. 2, pp. 22-29.




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