Chapter 10

Technology in supply-chain management and logistics: what does the future hold?

Mellissa Gyimah-Concepcion,    Division of Education, Judson University, Elgin, Illinois, United States


The last decade of the 20th century was particularly transient and dynamic for organizations and businesses. This is particularly seen in the supply-chain management field. The rate of change is increasing as we progressed into the 21st century, and, with that, organizations have had to be responsive to this change—and at a rapid pace! This chapter focuses on the future of technology in supply chain, and this involves companies as well as classrooms and courses. It is a cutting-edge notion that is only just becoming recognized within supply chain, ...

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