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EDI: An Advantage or Disadvantage for Remotely‐situated Countries?

International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management

ISSN: 0960-0035

Article publication date: 1 August 1992

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Abstract

Information technology in its various forms is one key component in the effort to increase efficiency in the transport industry. Electronic data interchange (EDI), especially, in its various forms, promises to be one of the key techniques in mastering the growing volume of information. Considers whether remotely (from the markets) situated countries will benefit after the introduction of EDI, with specific discussion of the Nordic countries. No specific data collection phase was conducted for this study, which is conceptual. However, during the last five years both researchers have conducted extensive empirical research in the field, which is covered here.

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Ojala, L. and Suomi, R. (1992), "EDI: An Advantage or Disadvantage for Remotely‐situated Countries?", International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, Vol. 22 No. 8, pp. 35-42. https://doi.org/10.1108/09600039210022628

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