INFORMATION FLOWS IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT - Are Road Transport Companies Involved with Supply Chain Planning Processes?

Jarkko Rantala

Abstract

Businesses are increasingly facing global competition and therefore they meet growing demand for cost efficiency and customer responsiveness. Time-based competition is more a precondition than a source of competitive advantage at present business environment. At the same time companies are concentrating on their core business and outsourcing supporting operations to network partners. Logistics and transports are typical example of outsourced functions. Information management is one key element for effective and reliable supply network operations. This research clarified the role of road transport companies in the supply chains and identified discontinuations of information management and partnership operations from the view point of transport companies.

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Rantala J. (2009). INFORMATION FLOWS IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT - Are Road Transport Companies Involved with Supply Chain Planning Processes? . In Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST, ISBN 978-989-8111-81-4, pages 559-562. DOI: 10.5220/0001818505590562


in Bibtex Style

@conference{webist09,
author={Jarkko Rantala},
title={INFORMATION FLOWS IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT - Are Road Transport Companies Involved with Supply Chain Planning Processes?},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,},
year={2009},
pages={559-562},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001818505590562},
isbn={978-989-8111-81-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,
TI - INFORMATION FLOWS IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT - Are Road Transport Companies Involved with Supply Chain Planning Processes?
SN - 978-989-8111-81-4
AU - Rantala J.
PY - 2009
SP - 559
EP - 562
DO - 10.5220/0001818505590562