Logistics Information Management: Volume 7 Issue 4


Operations and Logistics Management

Table of contents

Relative Information Technology Index (RITI):: IT Performance, Company Control and Governance

Zeinab A. Karake

Develops a new objective measure of the levels of investment/performancein information technology (IT) by companies from different industries.This measure, called the…

Shaping Up for the Information Revolution

David Sheldon

For ten years, since Vice‐President Al Gore coined the phrase “theinformation highway”, people have been predicting the eventual arrival ofan information age in which all…

The Use of IT in Freight Forwarding in the UK

Glenn Hardaker, Robert R. Trick, Aishah A. Sabki

A survey undertaken in May 1993 analysed UK companies of various sizes,i.e. small, medium and large, in order to have a representative sampleof freight forwarding…

Knowledge‐based Manufacturing:: The Key to Recovery

Tim Foxlow

New knowledge‐based manufacturing software, incorporating artificialintelligence techniques, offers benefits to companies whose products arecomplex, highly varied or…

Launching Emerging Technologies to Create New Markets: Identifying Industrial Buyers

Barbara Samuel Loftus, Patricia W. Meyers

Examines potential industrial buyers of a product based on emergingtechnology, PACS (picture archiving and communication system), a newimage management system which stores…

EDI – Changing Business Practice

Linda Robson

The need to hasten the exchange of business information over the yearshas resulted in ever‐changing business practices culminating in theadvent of electronic data…

Design and Use of Digitized Road Networks in International Road Transport

Peter G. Eibl

Road transport information systems (RTIS) and their underlying digitizedroad networks, have recently undergone a major enhancement with theextension from national to…

New Trends in the Supply Environment

Alberto De Toni, Guido Nassimbeni, Stefano Tonchia

Present‐day competitiveness has brought about a marked evolution insupply management, imposing on firms an increasingly close interactionwith suppliers. The achievement of…



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