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The Definitive Guide to Transportation: Principles, Strategies, and Decisions for the Effective Flow of Goods and Services by Thomas J. Goldsby, CSCMP, Shashank Rao, Deepak Iyengar

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6. Transportation Technologies

By definition, a supply chain includes the flow of information (along with material) to and from all participating entities. Many, if not most, of the supply chain problems are the result of poor flow of information, inaccurate information, untimely information, and so on. Information must be managed properly in each supply chain segment. Information systems are the links that enable communication and collaboration along the supply chain. They represent one of the fundamental elements that link the organizations of supply chain into a unified and coordinated system. In the current competitive climate, little doubt remains about the importance of information and information technology (IT) to the ultimate success, ...

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