Discusses the implications of the advent of open systems, and the effect which they are having on the logistics industry. Examines the reasons why open systems are appropriate today and the various motivations for moving to them. Describes the effects that open systems will have on the structure of the computing industry through the increased competition they are creating: how they will affect computing architectures; and points to consider in the implementation of open systems.
Martin, N. and Hough, D. (1992), "The Open Systems Revolution: Opportunities for the Logistics Industry", Logistics Information Management, Vol. 5 No. 3, pp. 19-22. https://doi.org/10.1108/09576059210016243
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