Mobile Approach to Supply Chain Management

— April 15, 2011

Mobile technology has long been used in the supply chain to optimize operations in inventory management and in the logistics of shipping and delivery, but it's not just for tracking anymore. The ability to integrate information from these mobile devices with other aspects of business analytics in real time is transforming supply chains. Companies planning to implement mobile technology into their supply chains need to consider many factors, including the integration of hardware with existing systems, the integration with workforce policies, practices, and security, and finally, mobile's impact on business processes.

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