E-Distribution provides an understanding of the role of the distributor in the supply chain and presents an E-Business Model that allows the integration of the customer into the distributor's operations. E-Distribution was developed from nine research projects that were funded by business firms and industry associations. E-Distribution provides information on how forecasting, purchasing, decision-making, inventory management, and vendor relationships can be accomplished within an e-commerce environment. The text stresses the importance of e-commerce and developing contemporary distribution models to leverage the power of technology within business distribution systems.
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||8.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.80(d)|
Table of Contents
Part 1: New Distribution Strategies Chapter 1. The Changing Face of Distribution Chapter 2. Strategic Supply Chain Management for Distribution Chapter 3. Tactical Planning for Modern Distribution Part 2: The E-Channel Chapter 4. The E-Business Model Chapter 5. Distribution Sales and Marketing Under E-Business Chapter 6. Using E-Business Tools to Integrate the Customer into the Distributor's Operations Chapter 7. E-Business Tools for B2B Transactions Part 3: Forecasting, Purchasing, and Planning with E-Business Tools Chapter 8. Forecasting in an Information Rich Environment Chapter 9. Scientific Purchasing Enabled by Improved Information Chapter 10. System Visibility: Tracking, Measuring, and Improving Inventory Management Part 4: Supply Chain Management and E-Business Chapter 11. Standardization and Vendor Relationships Chapter 12. The Distribution/Logistics Scorecard: Performance Metrics in the Connected World Chapter 13. Developing an E-Business Strategy Chapter 14. Small Distributor Case Studies in E-Distribution Chapter 15. Large Distributor Case Studies in E-Distribution