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Welcome to the Supply Chain Management Technology WikiEdit

Firms have discovered that there is tremendous value that can be added by managing and controlling costs and variability throughout the supply chain. Many firms have started to reconsider ways to make their supply chains more effective and fluent in terms of both resources and information. The use of technology has been a large component of this supply chain revitalization. Some of the technologies associated with supply chain management include: 2-D Barcodes, NSF, RFID tags, speech recognition, and voice and GPS communication.


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Supply Chain Explained Edit

What is Supply Chain? Edit

"In order to understand the effects of technology on the Supply Chain environment, it is important to first understand the basics of supply chain and its management."

Technologies & Analysis Edit

2-D BarcodesEdit

"2-D Barcodes allow for a dynamic information feed that allow for an enhanced online experience and can be used with such things as mobile sites and smartphone applications."

Radio Frequency Identification Chips (RFIDs)Edit

"These tags use radio frequency to read information on the tagged item from much further distances than traditional bar codes are able to." 

Agent-Based SCMsEdit

"Think of Agent-Based SCMs as intelligent computer systems that possess the ability to apply reasoning to the environment in order to generate plans and react to changes in the organization's landscape." 

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The poll was created at 02:55 on April 10, 2013, and so far 20 people voted.

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