Publisher description for Supply chain networks and business process orientation : advanced strategies and best practices / Kevin McCormack, William Johnson ; with William T. Walker.

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The Internet has provided the catalyst for building networks of companies that interoperate, cooperating and collaborating to bring about positive changes in customer value and competitive advantage. The horizontal integration of supply chains both internally and externally is critical and the result of applying the concepts of Business Process Organization across a network of companies. This book demonstrates how companies can build successful supply chain networks. Prescriptive benchmarking models illustrate proven strategies, tactics, and methods for achieving a superior level of supply chain performance. Case studies put the new models and best practices into a clear business context for immediate use.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Business logistics.
Business networks.