Chapter 2

Technologies in supply chain management and logistics

Anthony M. Pagano1 and Matthew Liotine2,    1Center for Supply Chain Management and Logistics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, United States,    2Department of Information & Decision Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, United States


Until recently, technology has been considered an enabler for improvements in underlying supply chain and logistics operations. However, recent trends in society and business, such as mobile computing, social media, and online retailing, have significantly changed almost every aspect of the supply chain and logistics landscape. In this chapter the following technologies were found to have a pervasive role ...

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