To provide an overview of E‐supply chain management (E‐SCM) initiatives, focusing on the evolution and technological drivers of moving to the web. This paper also provides a framework and analysis of current efforts in the automotive, financial services, retail, technology, and transportation sectors.
The paper uses a qualitative experimental design, case‐study approach. Companies are compared across a variety of factors affecting E‐SCM.
There is little evidence to support that the size of a firm's revenues correlate to the effectiveness of their E‐SCM efforts.
The research uses a limited number of companies. Additionally, the web sites were evaluated only to the extent which they were made publicly available.
An overview and discussion of E‐SCM is presented. This paper also analyzes selected companies' current web initiatives in the automotive, financial services, retail, technology, and transportation sectors.
This paper uses an original framework to analyze E‐SCM initiatives. Its conclusions would be of interest to individuals with a practical and research interest in E‐SCM.
Lancaster, S., Yen, D.C. and Ku, C. (2006), "E‐supply chain management: an evaluation of current web initiatives", Information Management & Computer Security, Vol. 14 No. 2, pp. 167-184. https://doi.org/10.1108/09685220610678613Download as .RIS
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